Research Grants

2014

  1. Researcher: BURROW, M.F.
    Project title: Evaluating Biomimetic Qualities of a Modified Glass Ionomer Cement
    Investigator(s): CHU Chun Hung, SAMARANAYAKE Lakshman P
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: General Research Fund (GRF)
    Grant Amount: HKD 698,282

  2. Researcher: CHEUNG Lim K
    Project title: Stem cell approach for maxillary sinus grafting in atrophic maxilla
    Investigator(s): POW Edmond H N, MCGRATH, Colman Patrick
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: General Research Fund (GRF)
    Grant Amount: HKD 1,299,049

  3. Researcher: YANG Yan-Qi
    Project title: Does inflammation affect periodontal cell communication through Eph-ephrin under mechanical loading?
    Investigator(s): JIN Li-Jian, ZHANG Chengfei
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: General Research Fund (GRF)
    Grant Amount: HKD 606,223

  4. Researcher: Mei, Lei
    Project title: Prevention of secondary caries by silver diamine fluoride
    Investigator(s): CHU Chun Hung
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 46,327

  5. Researcher: WONG May C M
    Project title: Family-centered oral health promotion for new parents and their infants: a randomized controlled trial
    Investigator(s): LO Edward C M , WATT, Rory M, GAO Jennifer Xiaoli
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: General Research Fund (GRF)
    Grant Amount: HKD 822,731

  6. Researcher: LAM, Otto Lok Tao
    Project title: A randomized clinical trial on the effect of a chlorine dioxide spray on dental plaque and respiratory pathogens in institutionalized elders
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: Early Career Scheme (ECS)
    Grant Amount: HKD 643,000

  7. Researcher: WATT, Rory M
    Project title: Whats in your pockets? Single-site analysis of Treponema and Synergistetes populations associated with periodontal health and disease
    Investigator(s): LEUNG W Keung, Lacap-Bugler, Donnabella Castillo
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: General Research Fund (GRF)
    Grant Amount: HKD 619,525

  8. Researcher: CHU Chun Hung
    Project title: Effectiveness of silver diamine fluoride in arresting dental caries in preschool children: a randomized clinical trial with different periodicity and concentration
    Investigator(s): LO Edward C M , WONG May C M
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: General Research Fund (GRF)
    Grant Amount: HKD 649,524

  9. Researcher: Mattheos, Nikos
    Project title: Investigating the impact of Passive Fitness and Misfit in the risk of technical complications with implant supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis
    Investigator(s): MATINLINNA Jukka Pekka
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: General Research Fund (GRF)
    Grant Amount: HKD 484,978

  10. Researcher: JIN Li-Jian
    Project title: Crosstalk of human gingival/oral epithelial cells and monocytes with P. gingivalis/P. gingivalis DNA: Epigenetic regulation and molecular signaling
    Investigator(s): , C. Jayampath Seneviratne
    Project Start: 2014-01-01
    Source(s) of Funding: General Research Fund (GRF)
    Grant Amount: HKD 779,429

  11. Researcher: TSANG Paul W K
    Project title: Research Output Prize (Faculty of Dentistry)
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-01-08
    Source(s) of Funding: Research Output Prize (in Faculty)
    Grant Amount: HKD 120,000

  12. Project title: The characterizations of Ubiquitin-Conjugating Enzyme E2O (UBE2O) in mitotic checkpoint control via-interaction with MAD1 in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-03-01
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 57,600

  13. Researcher: LEE, Gillian Hiu Man
    Project title: Evaluation of the implementation of caries prevention and management by caries risk assessment guideline: a pilot study
    Investigator(s): YIU Cynthia K Y , MCGRATH, Colman Patrick
    Project Start: 2014-04-01
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 71,396

  14. Researcher: LEUNG Katherine C M
    Project title: Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of silver diamine fluoride for caries control in removable partial dentures wearers
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-04-22
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 68,996

  15. Researcher: YANG Yan-Qi
    Project title: A randomized controlled trial of a laser-aided orthodontic treatment for patients with periodontitis
    Investigator(s): JIN Li-Jian, MCGRATH, Colman Patrick, ZHANG Chengfei
    Project Start: 2014-04-23
    Source(s) of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund - Full Grant
    Grant Amount: HKD 865,444

  16. Researcher: LEUNG W Keung
    Project title: The role of periodontal resident cell TLR4 signaling and HIF-1α biology in modulating autophagy in human chronic periodontitis
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-05-01
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 80,000

  17. Researcher: Jin, Jun June
    Project title: A Discourse Analysis of Identity in Healthcare Education: Identification, Negotiation, and Reconstruction
    Investigator(s): BRIDGES Susan
    Project Start: 2014-05-15
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 57,600

  18. Researcher: YIU Cynthia K Y
    Project title: The antibacterial and protease inhibitory effects of a novel cavity cleanser
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-06-01
    Source(s) of Funding: Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research
    Grant Amount: HKD 47,900

  19. Researcher: ZHANG Chengfei
    Project title: Hypoxia enhances the angiogenic potential of stem cells from apical papilla via upregulation of VEGF and ephrinB2 expression
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-06-01
    Source(s) of Funding: Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research
    Grant Amount: HKD 59,900

  20. Researcher: ZHENG Li Wu
    Project title: Role of low dose bisphosphonate in compromised host with preriodontal diseases: risk or benefit?
    Investigator(s): LEUNG W Keung, ZWAHLEN Roger Arthur
    Project Start: 2014-06-01
    Source(s) of Funding: Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research
    Grant Amount: HKD 35,800

  21. Researcher: YANG Yan-Qi
    Project title: Biological effects of laser on lipopolysaccharides-stimulated periodontal ligment cells under mechanical loading
    Investigator(s): ZHANG Chengfei
    Project Start: 2014-06-01
    Source(s) of Funding: Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research
    Grant Amount: HKD 47,900

  22. Researcher: Khambay, Balvinder Singh
    Project title: Judgment of the severity of dentofacial deformity using four different viewing methods.
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-06-29
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 68,250

  23. Researcher: LEUNG Mike Yiu Yan
    Project title: Comparison of surgical accuracy of a general articulator and an orthognathic-based articulator
    Investigator(s): LO John, GOTO Tazuko K. , Khambay, Balvinder Singh
    Project Start: 2014-06-30
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 46,327

  24. Researcher: BOTELHO Michael G
    Project title: Qualitative and quantitive ultrastructural analysis of silver compounds used on tooth tissue
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-06-30
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 72,719

  25. Project title: Subgingival microbiota in patients with early and established rheumatoid arthritis
    Investigator(s): LEUNG W Keung
    Project Start: 2014-06-30
    Source(s) of Funding: Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research
    Grant Amount: HKD 83,800

  26. Researcher: WONG Gloria H M
    Project title: Is the southern Chinese reference data set of dental age assessment applicable to Thai people?
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-06-30
    Source(s) of Funding: Small Project Funding
    Grant Amount: HKD 46,325

  27. Researcher: CHU Chun Hung
    Project title: An ex vivo study of oral metagenome in carious lesion before and after silver diamine fluoride treatment
    Investigator(s): Mei, Lei
    Project Start: 2014-06-30
    Source(s) of Funding: Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research
    Grant Amount: HKD 47,900

  28. Researcher: LEUNG W Keung
    Project title: Protective effect of oral lining cells against anaerobic periodontal infection: Does microbe associated molecular pattern recognition interact with hypoxic preconditioning?
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-09-01
    Source(s) of Funding: General Research Fund (GRF)
    Grant Amount: HKD 602,390

  29. Researcher: BOTELHO Michael G
    Project title: Supporting BDS I student learning, a multilevel approach – defining the scope of PBL learning, peer created assessment for and of learning and support workshops
    Investigator(s): WATT, Rory M, LAM, Otto Lok Tao
    Project Start: 2014-10-15
    Source(s) of Funding: Teaching Development Grants
    Grant Amount: HKD 228,217

  30. Researcher: CHOI Winnie Wing Shan
    Project title: Effects of Ketamine in post-operative pain and recovery outcomes in bilateral third molar surgery under general anaesthesia: a randomized clinical trial
    Investigator(s):
    Project Start: 2014-11-03
    Source(s) of Funding: Early Career Scheme (ECS)
    Grant Amount: HKD 647,236

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