Professor CHAN Hsiao Chang

Professor Chan Hsiao Chang is Professor of Physiology and Director of Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Chan is a leading authority in epithelial cell-related research with multidisciplinary approach and has contributed significantly to a number of important discoveries, including a cell shrinkage-activated cation channel (Science 1992), a novel defensin molecule in the epiddiymis for sperm maturation (Science 2001, Nature Cell Biology 2004) and the role of CFTR in fertility and infertility (Nature Cell Biology 2003). She has received a number of awards including National Natural Sciences Award of China (1997) and Distinguished Young Investigator (National Science Foundation of China, 2000). (2007/2008)

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