Dr. Benjamin Tong wins Young Investigator Award

18 March 2019


Dr. Benjamin Tong, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow of CMTR, won the Young Investigator Award for his oral presentation on his research to rectify disrupted intracellular calcium signaling by  Chinese herbal medicine to treat Alzheimer's disease (AD) at the 14th International Symposium on Healthy Aging held from 16 to 17 March in Hong Kong.  Led by Professor Li Min and Dr. Cheung King-ho of CMTR, the research project is expected to bring insights into understanding the role of calcium signaling and autophagy pathways in AD pathogenesis and developing TCM into effective therapeutic interventions for AD.