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Department of Food and Health Sciences

Academic Staff

TEACHING AREAS

  • Principles of Chinese Medicine
  • Pharmacology of Chinese Medicine
  • Drug Safety and Rational Drug Use
  • Adverse Drug Reaction and Pharmacovigilance
  • Microscopic Authentication in Chinese Materia Medica

QUALIFICATIONS

2014 PhD in Chinese medicine, Institute of Chinese medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
2010 BSc in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical college of Henan University, China

EMPLOYMENT

2019 - Present Teaching Fellow, Faculty of Science and Technology, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2018 - 2019 Research Associate in Royal Medic Ltd, Hong Kong
2016 - 2017 Research Assistant in the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2015 - 2016 Outdoor Consultant in Asia Pacific Adventure, Hong Kong
2014 - 2015 Research Assistant in the Chinese University of Hong Kong

AWARDS

2014 Best Investigator Award in ICM-SCM joint Graduate seminar, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2013 Scholarship Awarded by Hop Wai Foundation, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2013 Best Presenter Award in ICM-SCM joint Graduate seminar, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2007 Outstanding student award by Pharmaceutical College of Henan University, China

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

  • YP Wang, E Wat, CM. Koon, CBS. Lau, KP Fung and PC Leung (2011). Effect of Erigerontis Herba-containing Chinese herbal formulae on metabolic syndrome. Poster presentation, The 7th International Postgraduate Symposium on Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong.
  • YP Wang, E Wat, CBS Lau, KP Fung and PC Leung (2012). Effect of Erigerontis Herba-containing herbal formulae on high-fat diet-induced metabolic syndrome. Oral presentation, The 8th International Postgraduate Symposium on Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong.
  • YP Wang, E Wat, CM Koon, QS Zhao, CBS Lau, KP Fung and PC Leung (2013). Vasodilative effect Erigerontis Herba-containing herbal formulae on SD rat aorta. Poster presentation and served as Master of Ceremonies. The 9th International Postgraduate Symposium on Chinese Medicine”, Hong Kong.
  • Wat E, Zhang X, Koon CM, YP Wang, Fung KP, Lau BSC, Leung PC (2013) Preventive and Therapeutic Effects of Schisandrae Fructus on Diet-induced Obesity, Hyperlipidemia and Hepatic Steatosis. The 2nd Annual meeting of The Good Practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Association, Austria.
  • CM Koon, S Fong, E Wat, YP Wang, DWS Cheung, CBS Lau, PC Leung, HD Sun, QS Zhao, KP Fung (2015). The Underlying Mechanisms of the Dilatory Activities of Erigerontis Herba on Rat Aorta. The 14th International Conference & Exhibition of The Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products.
  • Wat E, YP Wang, Chan KC, Law HW, Koon CM, Lau KM, Yan C, Leung PC, Lau CBS (2017). Therapeutic effect of a novel herbal formula in diet-induced metabolic syndrome mice. Abstract, The 16th Meeting of Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM), GuangZhou.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Herbal Medicine on Dementia
  • Natural & Organic Plant Supplement

SELECTED PUBLICAITONS

  • Wat E, YP Wang, Chan K, Law HW, Koon CM, Lau KM, Leung PC, Yan C, Lau CBS (2018). An in vitro and in vivo study of a 4-herb formula on the management of diet-induced metabolic syndrome. Phytomedicine 42, 112-125.
  • Cheung DW, Koon CM, Wong PH, Yau KC, Wat E, Hung AS, YP Wang, Lau KM, Ko CH, Chan JY, Waye MM, Fung KP (2017). Evaluating Efficacy and Safety of Combination Medication of Atorvastatin and a Herbal Formula Containing Salvia miltiorrhiza and Pueraria lobata on Hyperlipidemia. Phytother Res.31(10):1579-1589
  • YP Wang, Wat E, Koon CM, Wong CW, Cheung DW, Leung PC, Zhao QS, Fung KP, Lau CB (2016). The beneficial potential of polyphenol-enriched fraction from Erigerontis Herba on metabolic syndrome. J Ethnopharmacol. 187:94-103
  • Wat E, Zhang X, Koon CM, YP Wang, Fung, KP, Lau CBS& Leung PC. (2014) Preventive and therapeutic effects of Schisandrae Fructus on diet-induced obesity, hyperlipidemia and hepatic steatosis. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 6(1):129–130
  • CM Koon, S Fong, E Wat, YP Wang, DWS Cheung, CBS Lau, PC Leung, HD Sun, QS Zhao, KP Fung (2014). Mechanisms of the dilator action of the Erigerontis Herba on rat aorta. J Ethnopharmacol, 155(3):1561-7
  • XR Yang, E Wat, YP Wang, CH Ko, CM Koon, WS Siu, S Gao, DWS Cheung, CBS Lau, CX Ye, PC Leung (2013). Effect of Dietary Cocoa Tea (Camellia ptilophylla) Supplementation on High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity, Hepatic Steatosis, and Hyperlipidemia in Mice. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 10.1155/2013/783860