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Kwok-nam Leung

Kwok-nam Leung


The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
Hong Kong

Biography

K.N. Leung graduated with a B.Sc. Degree in Biochemistry (First Class Honors) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and obtained a Ph.D. Degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University. After two years of postdoctoral work at the Pathology Department of the University of Cambridge, he returned to the CUHK as a Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry in 1983. K.N. Leung is now a Professor in the School of Life Sciences, CUHK and was appointed as Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Science in 2007, and then Associate Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Science in 2014. He was the chairman of the Hong Kong Society for Immunology from 2000-2002. He has served the Editorial Boards of several international journals and as a peer reviewer for 15 journals. He has over 30 years of experience in teaching and research in Immunology and Cancer Biochemistry. His main research interests include immunopharmacological studies of food components, natural products and Chinese medicinal herbs, cancer immunotherapy, and molecular studies of leukemic cell proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis.

Research Interest

His main research interests include immunopharmacological studies of food components, natural products and Chinese medicinal herbs, cancer immunotherapy, and molecular studies of leukemic cell proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis.