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Lan Hui-yao

Assistant Professor
Medicine and Therapeutics
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences
Hong Kong


Professor Hui Yao LAN is a Choh-Ming Li Professor of Biomedical Sciences jointly at the Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, and the Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, as well as Professor (by courtesy) in the School of Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor Lan received his Medical (1977) and Master degree (1986) at Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences,China and PhD degree (1990) at Monash University, Australia. He previously held a tenured full professorship at the Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA and full Professorship at the Department of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong. He has been servicing as an Editorial board member in many scientific journals and published more than 280 peer-reviewed papers with h-index over 60.

Research Interest

The TGF-beta/Smad signaling in tissue fibrosis, inflammation, and cancer microenvironments.


  • Wang WS, Huang XR, Canlas E, Oka K, Truong LD, Deng CX, Bhowmick NA, Ju WJ, Bottinger EP, Lan HY. Essential role of smad3 in angiotensin ii-induced vascular fibrosis. Circulation Research 2006; 98: 1032-1039.

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