Prof. SHAW Pang Chui

  • Address:
    (Office): Rm 180, Science Centre South Block
    (Lab): Rm 151, Science Centre South Block and Rm310,
    Science Centre East Block
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    (Office): (852) 3943 1363
    (Lab): (852) 3943 8027
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Professor Pang-Chui Shaw obtained his Ph.D. degree from Imperial College, University of London, UK. He is now Deputy Director of Institute of Chinese Medicine, Director of Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin R & D Centre for Chinese Medicine and Professor and Director of Biochemistry Programme, School of Life Sciences. He has also served as Chairman of the Endangered Species Advisory Committee, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of the Hong Kong SAR and now a member of the Advisory Committee, Government Chinese Medicines Testing Institute, Hong Kong SAR. He has trained more than 50 Ph.D. students, published more than 250 refereed articles, three books and has obtained four USA and four Chinese patents.

Authentication, quality control and pharmacological studies of Chinese medicinal material; structure-function study on pharmacologically important proteins.

  1. Yik, M.H.Y., Taam Wong, V.C.W., Wong T.H. and Shaw, P.C. (2021) HerBChain, a blockchain-based informative platform for quality assurance and quality control of herbal products. J. Trad. Compl. Med.
  2. Kong, B.L., Park, H.S., Lau, T.D., Lin, Z., Yang, T.J. and Shaw, P.C. (2021) Comparative analysis and phylogenetic investigation of Hong Kong Ilex chloroplast genomes. Sci Rep. 11(1): 5153.
  3. Yik, M.H., Lo, Y.T., Lin, X., Sun, W., Chan, T.F. and Shaw PC. (2021) Authentication of Hedyotis products by adaptor ligation-mediated PCR and metabarcoding. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 196: 113920.
  4. Yik, M.H., Kong, B.L., Siu, T.Y., Lau, D.T., Cao, H. and Shaw, P.C. (2021) Differentiation of Hedyotis diffusa and common adulterants based on chloroplast genome sequencing and DNA barcoding markers. Plants (Basel) 10(1):161.
  5. Zhang, T., Lo, C.Y., Xiao, M., Cheng, L., Mok, C.K. and Shaw P.C. (2020) Anti-influenza virus phytochemicals from Radix Paeoniae Alba and characterization of their neuraminidase inhibitory activities. J Ethnopharmacol. 253:112671.
  6. Lo, Y.T. and Shaw, P.C. (2019) Application of next-generation sequencing for the identification of herbal products. Biotechnol Adv. 37(8): 107450.
  7. Loo, J.F., But, G.W., Kwok, H.C., Lau, P.M., Kong, S.K., Ho, H.P. and, Shaw, P.C. (2019) A rapid sample-to-answer analytical detection of genetically modified papaya using loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay on lab-on-a-disc for field use. Food Chem. 274: 822-830.
  8. Wong, T.H., But, G.W., Wu, H.Y., Tsang, S.S., Lau, D.T. and Shaw, P.C. (2018) Medicinal Materials DNA Barcode Database (MMDBD) version 1.5-one-stop solution for storage, BLAST, alignment and primer design. Database (Oxford). doi: 10.1093/database/bay112.
  9. Lo, Y.T., Yik, M.H., Shaw, P.C. (2018) Effective authentication of Placenta Hominis. Chin. Med. 13: 12.
  10. Zhang, T, Xiao, M., Wong, C.K., Mok, K.P.C., Zhao, X., Ti, H. and Shaw P.C. (2018) Shen Jiang San, a traditional multi-herb formulation, exerts anti-influenza effects in vitro and in vivo via neuraminidase inhibition and immune regulation. BMC Compl. Alter. Med. 18(1): 105.