Dr. Cho is a Professor at Sungkyunkwan University. His research areas are inflammatory and cancer signaling and development of anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer remedy from natural resources. His current research interests are to understand oncogene-related signaling cascade in cancer and inflammatory cells and figure out the molecular mechanism of anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer actions of naturally-occurring components. He is working as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Ginseng Research (IF = 4.0) and a director of Research Institute of Biomolecule control sponsored by National Research Foundation Korea. He received a B.Sc. in Genetic Engineering from Sungkyunkwan University and M.Sc. (Genetic Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University) and Ph.D. (Molecular Immunology) from University College London in 2001. After his Ph.D., he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Washington University. Before his moving to Sungkyunkwan University, Dr. Cho was an assistant and associate professor of Kangwon National University for 8 years from 2003. He has published 400 peer-reviewed papers and 150 registered and applied patents.
Development of anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer drugs
Professor LEUNG Ping Chung, OBE, JP, Hon DSSc, DSC, MBBS, MS, FRACS, FRCS(Edin), FHKCOS, FHKAM(Orth); is Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine; Director of Centre for Clinical Trials on Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Medicine; Director, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,1996-2013; Director, Partner State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China (The Chinese University of Hong Kong); Hong Kong Ambassador, Metronomics Global Health Initiative (Since 2016). He is also the Past President of the International Research Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SIROT), 2009-2012. Professor Leung’s research areas including Orthopaedics, Osteoporosis, Microsurgery, Public Health, Traditional Chinese Medicine and General Education. He is also the author of over 800 scientific manuscripts in journals and 27 books. Professor Leung has been appointed as editor of 11 International Journals since 1982. He is trying hard to develop a research methodology basing on modern clinical science requirements, to modernize on Traditional Chinese medicine. Currently he is working on projects related to aging and neurodegeneration, which initiated his enthusiasm searching for wisdom from other well-established traditional medicine regions in the Middle East and South Asia.
Traditional Chinese Medicine, Public Health, Orthopaedics, Osteoporosis and Microsurgery