Telephone: 3943 5769
Address: 610M, Choh-MIng Li Basic Medical Sciences Building, CUHK
Dr WONG Wai Kai (黃偉佳) is a lecturer in the School of Biomedical Sciences, CUHK Faculty of Medicine. He received his B.Sc. (Biology, with Minor Psychology) and Ph.D. (Anatomy) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. With his research interest in neurodegenerative diseases in brain, spinal cord and retina, CNS and PNS regeneration mechanisms, he studied the dynamic roles of different heat-shock proteins in the neurons and glial cells under the influence of growth factors for supporting mammalian CNS regeneration.
He received five “Teacher of the Year Award (Medicine Year 1)”, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK, in 2019-2023. He is an experienced teacher and served in curriculum design and course administration in various programmes, including course coordination in Medical Year 1 Histology, Year 3 Anatomy in MBChB Programme, Anatomy for Chinese Medicine Programme and Internship for Biomedical Sciences Programme. He is also a preclinical academic advisor and responsible for Academic Counselling for supporting Medical Students.
His current pedagogical research interest is on developing interactive high resolution 3D scanning and reconstruction of human structures for teaching Anatomy and Neurosciences. He is currently working on an interdisciplinary project for mapping and 3D illustration of Acupoints and the Human Meridian System with Anatomy. He is a mentor of a student start-up (OAO Limited) providing latest high-efficiency mobile scanning apps and learning platform for educational use.