School of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香港中文大學

LIANG Willmann


B.Sc.(Hon.), Ph.D., P.Dip.(High Educ.), C.Biol.

Telephone:  3943 9427

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610R, Choh-MIng Li Basic Medical Sciences Building, CUHK


  1. Development of innovative pharmacology learning materials
  2. Strategies in pharmacology and physiology teaching
  3. Bladder smooth muscle pharmacology
  1. Liang W*. 2008. Teaching calcium-induced calcium release in cardiomyocytes using a classic paper by Fabiato. Advances in Physiology Education, 32(1):1-10.
  2. Liang W*. 2009. Teaching the modes of Ca2+ transport between plasma membrane and endoplasmic reticulum using a classic paper by Kwan et al. Advances in Physiology Education, 33(3):169-174.
  3. Santoso AGH, Sonarno IAB, Arsad NAB, Liang W*. 2010. The role of the urothelium and ATP in mediating detrusor smooth muscle contractility. Urology, 76(5):1267.e7-12.
  4. Liang W*, Lo WN. 2011. ß-adrenoceptor-mediated differences in transverse and longitudinal strips from the rat detrusor. International Urology and Nephrology, 43(1):99-107.
  5. Santoso AGH, Lo WN, Liang W*. 2011. Urothelium-dependent and urothelium-independent detrusor contractility mediated by nitric oxide synthase and cyclooxygenase inhibition. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 30(4):619-625.
  6. Santoso AGH, Liang W*. 2011. Bladder contractility is mediated by different K+ channels in the urothelium and detrusor smooth muscle. Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, 115(2):127-134.
  7. Liang W*, Leung PC. 2012. Variations in carbachol- and ATP-induced contractions of the rat detrusor: effects of gender, mucosa and contractile direction. International Urology and Nephrology, 44(6):1641-1648.
  8. Lam WP, Tang HC, Zhang X, Leung PC, Yew DT, Liang W*. 2014. Low concentrations of niflumic acid enhance basal spontaneous and carbachol-induced contractions of the detrusor. International Urology and Nephrology, 46(2):349-357.
  9. Tang HC, Lam WP, Zhang X, Leung PC, Yew DT, Liang W*. 2014. Chronic ketamine treatment-induced changes in contractility characteristics of the mouse detrusor. International Urology and Nephrology, 46(8):2563-2571.
  10. Tang HC, Lam WP, Zhang X, Leung PC, Yew DT, Liang W*. 2014. Short-term flavoxate treatment alters detrusor contractility characteristics: renewed interest in clinical use? LUTS, doi:10.1111/luts.12063.