Academic Staff

Mei, Lei

Dr Mei, Lei

BDS (Anhui), MDS (Nanjing), PhD (Hong Kong)

Title: Post-doctoral Fellow in Biomedical and Tissue Engineering
Discipline area: Operative Dentistry
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Tel: 2859 0481
Research profiles: HKU Scholars Hub Scopus Google Scholar Citation Researcher ID

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Caries prevention and management
  2. Fluoride mechanism, clinical use of topical fluoride solution
  3. Oral microbiology

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications

Journal:

  1. Chen J, Mei L, Li QUANLI & Chu CH. Mussel-inspired silver-nanoparticle coating on porous titanium surfaces to promote mineralization. RSC Adv. 2016;6:104025-104035. doi:10.1039/C6RA20673E
  2. GAO S, ZHAO S, Hiraishi N, Duangthip D, Mei L, Lo ECM & Chu CH. Clinical Trials of Silver Diamine Fluoride in Arresting Caries among Children: A Systematic Review. JDR Clinical & Translational Research 2016;1:201-210. doi:10.1177/2380084416661474
  3. GAO S, ZHAO S, Duangthip D, Mei L & Chu CH. A Systematic Review Clinical Trials of Silver Diamine Fluoride in Arresting Caries among Children: a systematic review.. JDR Clinical & Translational Research 2016;.
  4. Mei L, Li QL & Chu CH. Inhibition of Cariogenic Plaque Formation on Root Surface with Polydopamine-Induced-Polyethylene Glycol Coating. Materials 2016;9:414. doi:10.3390/ma9060414
  5. Yin JL, Mei L, Li QL, Xia R, Zhang ZH & Chu CH. Self-cleaning and antibiofouling enamel surface by slippery liquid-infused technique.. Scientific Reports 2016;6:25924. doi:10.1038/srep25924
  6. Mei L, ZHAO S, ITO L, Lo ECM & Chu CH. Prevention of secondary caries by silver diamine fluoride. International Dental Journal 2016;66:71-77. doi:10.1111/idj.12207
  7. Gao S, Zhang S, Mei L, Lo ECM & Chu CH. Caries remineralisation and arresting effect in children by professionally applied fluoride treatment – a systematic review. BMC Oral Health 2016;16:12. doi:10.1186/s12903-016-0171-6
  8. Mei L, Lo ECM & Chu CH. Clinical use of silver diamine fluoride in dental treatment. Compendium 2016;37:93-98.
  9. Mei L, Chen YM, Li H & Chu CH. Influence of the indirect restoration design on the fracture resistance: a finite element study. BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016;15:3. doi:10.1186/s12938-015-0115-4
  10. Wu X, Mei L, Li Q, Cao Y, Chen J, Xia R, Zhang Z & Chu CH. A Direct Electric Field-Aided Biomimetic Mineralization System for Inducing the Remineralization of Dentin Collagen Matrix. Materials 2015;8:7889-7899. doi:10.3390/ma8115433

Research Grants

Principal Investigator :

  1. 2014-: Prevention of secondary caries by silver diamine fluoride [Small Project Funding] (HKD46,327)

Co-Investigator :

  1. 2014-: An ex vivo study of oral metagenome in carious lesion before and after silver diamine fluoride treatment [Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research] (HKD47,900) (with CHU Chun Hung et al)
  2. 2013-: Effect of silver and fluoride ions on artificial caries lesion formation in dentine [Small Project Funding] (HKD58,434) (with LAM, Baoying et al)
  3. 2012-: Effects of silver diamine fluoride and carbon dioxide laser on root caries with cariogenic biofilm challenge in artificial mouthnd [Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research] (HKD72,300) (with CHU Chun Hung et al)

Honours and Awards

  1. Research Output Prize University of Hong Kong. 2016. Cao Y, Mei L, Li Q, Lo ECM & Chu CH.
  2. Merit Award in the Scientific Imaging Competition, Centre for Reproduction, Development and Growth (CRDG), the University of Hong Kong Gold particles stained human dentine collagen. 2015. Mei L & Chu CH.
  3. Best Oral Presentation Award (staff group) 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong. 2014. Mei L, ZHAO S & Chu CH.
  4. Best Research Project (Mineralized Tissue and Cariology) 25th Annual Scientific Meeting, Southeast Asian Division of International Association for Dental Research. 2011. Chu CH, Mei L, Seneviratne CJ & Lo ECM.
  5. First Runner-up Award of Poster Presentation - First Hong Kong International Dental Expo and Symposium, Hong Kong. 2010. Mei L, Seneviratne CJ, Chu CH & Lo ECM.
  6. International Association for Dental Research / Unilever Hatton Travel Award for M.Lei (co-author) 23nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Southeast Asian Division of International Association for Dental Research 2009.. 2009. Mei L, Seneviratne CJ, Yip HK, Chu CH & Lo ECM.
  7. Best poster presentation in the 31st Asia-Pacific Dental Congress. Hong Kong SAR, China; May 7-11, 2009. (co-author) 31st Asia-Pacific Dental Congress. Hong Kong SAR, China; May 7-11, 2009.. 2009. Mei L, Yip HK, Seneviratne CJ, Chu CH & Lo ECM.

Editorships

  1. International Advisory Editorial Board member (Makara Journal of Health Research) 2016

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