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Dr. Lam, Chun Sing

Dr. Lam, Chun Sing

Assistant Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, HKU

BSc(HK); MPhil(HK); PhD(HK); Cert. in Microbiology Testing (HKU SPACE)

    • 2299 0654
    • 2559 9114
    • KBSB 2N-11

    Teaching Areas

    • Practical Classes for Food and Nutrition Science Major Courses (Food and Nutrients Analysis, Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Principles of Food Toxicology, Diet and disease, Food Commodities, Public Health Nutrition, Food Technology)

    Research Interests

    • Functional Food
    • Pathophysiology (Neurodegeneration, Diabetes)
    • Gut microbiota


    • HKU Postgraduate Fellowships in Integrative Medicine
    • YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship
    • Talent Development Scholarship (HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund)

    Publications and News

    • Kang JJ, Guo B, Liang WH, Lam CS, Wu SX, Huang XF, Wong-Riley MTT, Fung ML, Liu YY (2019). Daily acute intermittent hypoxia induced dynamic changes in dendritic mitochondrial ultrastructure and cytochrome oxidase activity in the pre-Bötzinger complex of rats. Experimental Neurology. 313:124-134.


    • Lam CS, Li JJ, Tipoe GL, Youdim MBH, Fung ML (2017). Monoamine oxidase A upregulated by chronic intermittent hypoxia activates indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase and neurodegeneration. PLoS ONE12(6): e0177940.


    • Lam CS, Tipoe GL, Wong JKC, Youdim MBH, Fung ML (2016). M30 antagonizes indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase activation and neurodegeneration induced by corticosterone in the hippocampus. PLoS ONE 11(11): e0166966.


    • Kang JJ, Liang WH, Lam CS, Huang XF, Yang SJ, Wong-Riley MTT, Fung ML, Liu YY (2016). Catecholaminergic neurons in synaptic connections with pre-Bötzinger complex neurons in the rostral ventrolateral medulla in normoxic and daily acute intermittent hypoxic rats. Experimental Neurology. 287(Pt 2):165-175.


    • Lam CS, Tipoe GL, So KF, Fung ML (2015). Neuroprotective mechanism of Lycium barbarum polysaccharides against hippocampal-dependent spatial memory deficits in a rat model of obstructive sleep apnea. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0117990.

    Awards and Honours

    • Young Investigator Awards - International Symposium on Healthy Ageing, HKU
    • Young Investigator Awards - Annual Scientific Meeting of The Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, HKU
    • RGC Postgraduate Students Conference/Seminar Grants
    • Co-chairperson of 19th Research Postgraduate Symposium, HKU
    • Training Certificate in General Laboratory Safety and Health Course - Occupational Safety and Health Council, HK
    • Top Ten Finalist – FameLab Hong Kong 2013