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Dr CHAN Hoi Huen
T: 2948 8239
O: D2-2/F-33
Lecturer I
Academic Profile

BSc, MPhil (CUHK), PgDip, PhD (HKBU)

Research Interests
  • Biology
  • Health Sciences
  • STEM education
Teaching Areas
  •   Biology
  •   General Studies
  •   Science, Technology and Society
Self Introduction

Dr. Hoi-huen CHAN is a highly accomplished scholar and educator with a strong background in Biochemistry, Physiology and Education. After obtaining Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Master of Philosophy in Physiology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, she received Doctor of Philosophy in Biology as well as Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the Hong Kong Baptist University.   

Prior to joining EdUHK, she served as a Lecturer at tertiary institutions in Hong Kong. Apart from teaching courses in Biology and Health Sciences, she was assigned as an Assistant Programme Leader of Health Studies. With her working experience in the tertiary education sector, she is able to provide valuable guidance and external support to students about further education or employment opportunities. 

Her research interests include but not limited to Biology and STEM Education. Among her published research papers in international journals and conference proceedings, the latest publications are in Frontiers in Pharmacology and also Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. With her high degree of professionalism and commitment to research, she is capable to receive grants from The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to support her work in the development of AI labs and STEM maker projects.   

Selected publications in peer-reviewed journals

Kwok, C.T., Chow F.W., Cheung, Y.C., Zhang, X.Y., Mok., D.K., Kwan, Y.W., Chan, G.H., Leung, G.P., Cheung, K.W., Lee, S.M., Wang, N. & Li, J.J. (2023). Medulla Tetrapanacis Water Extract Alleviates Inflammation and Infection by Regulating Macrophage Polarization Through MAPK Signaling Pathway. Inflammopharmacology. In press.  

Chan, G.H., Chan E., Kwok, C.T., Leung, G.P., Lee, S.M., & Seto S.W. (2022). The role of p53 in the alternation of vascular functions. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 13, 981152.  

Cao, H., Seto, S. W., Bhuyan, D. J., Chan, G. H., & Song, W. (2022). Effects of Thrombin on the Neurovascular Unit in Cerebral Ischemia. Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology42(4), 973–984.  

Yeon, S. Y., Seto, S. W., Chan, G. H., Low, M., Kiat, H., Wang, N., Liu, J., & Chang, D. (2020). Endothelium-Independent Vasodilatory Effect of Sailuotong (SLT) on Rat Isolated Tail Artery. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative medicine, 2020, 1-10.  

Wong, S., Chan, G. H., & Chan, T. (2019). An Investigation of the Students’ Perceived Usefulness of Adopting Arduino for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Learning in Maker Education. International Journal of Management and Applied Science, 5(9), 73-75.  

Kam, C.S., & Chan, G.H. (2018). Examination of the Validity of Instructed Response Items in Identifying Careless Respondents. Personality and Individual Differences, 129, 83-87. 

Chan, G. H., Law, B. Y., Chu, J. M., Yue, K. K., Jiang, Z. H., Lau, C. W., Huang, Y., Chan, S. W., Yue, P.Y.K., & Wong, R. N. (2013). Ginseng extracts restore high-glucose induced vascular dysfunctions by altering triglyceride metabolism and downregulation of atherosclerosis- related genes. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2013, 1-13.  

Books and Book Chapters (Selected)

Yeung, K., Wong, C., & Chan, G. H. (2021). Cloud Infrastructure for Public Health Blockchain. In Y. B. Fong &  C. M. Wong (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Public Health and the Community. United Kingdom: Routledge. 

Chan, E., Seto, S., Au Yeung, T., & Chan, G.H. (2017). Chinese Herbal Medicine in the Management of Atherosclerosis-related Chronic Conditions in an Aging Population. In B. Fong, A. Ng, & P. Yuen (Eds.), Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population (pp.  320). United States: IGI Global.