Ongoing Fundings

Ongoing Fundings

Grant Type
Project Title
Amount
Start Date
Completion Date
Principal Investigator
Area of Excellence (AoE/M-707/18)
Institute of Metabolic Medicine
77,803,000.00
01/05/2019
30/04/2027
Prof. Aimin XU
General Research Fund (GRF) (17102920)
TRIF as a novel regulator of lipid droplet enlargement in visceral adipocytes
$1,125,732 HKD
01/09/2021
31/08/2024
Dr. Connie Wai Hong WOO
General Research Fund (GRF) (17127121)
Does Hippocampus Modulate Central Auditory Processing? A Functional MRI Study
$ 1,351,372 HKD
01/09/2021
31/08/2024
Prof. Ed Xuekui WU
CAS - Croucher Funding Scheme for Joint Laboratories
Discovery and Development of Innovative Antibody Drugs for Metabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases
$ 3,750,000 HKD
01/03/2021
29/02/2024
Prof. Aimin XU
国家自然科学基金-面上项目 (82070860)
成纤维细胞生长因子21在运动改善糖尿病心肌病过程中的作用机制研究
¥690,800 CNY
01/01/2021
31/12/2024
Prof. Aimin XU
General Research Fund (GRF) (17117320)
The mechano-sensitive ion channel Piezo1 balances the conversion of mesenchymal stem cells to osteoblasts and bone marrow adipocytes
$ 1,195,542 HKD
01/01/2021
31/12/2023
Prof. Aimin XU
国家自然科学基金青年项目(82000832)
机械敏感离子通道Piezo1通过调控骨髓脂肪细胞形成对全身代谢的作用及机理研究
¥240,000 CNY
01/01/2021
31/12/2023
Dr. Baile WANG
国家自然科学基金青年项目(32000816)
脂肪组织葡萄糖转运蛋白GLUT1对成纤维细胞生长因子21的调控
¥240,000 CNY
01/01/2021
31/12/2023
Dr. Leiluo GENG
广东省自然科学基金-面上项目 (2021A1515010841)
Th17激活在运动干预防治糖尿病效果中的作用及其机制研究
$ 125,600 HKD
01/01/2021
31/12/2023
Dr. Yan LIU
GRF (17117320)
The mechano-sensitive ion channel Piezo1 balances the conversion of mesenchymal stem cells to osteoblasts and bone marrow adipocytes
1,195,542.00
01/01/2021
31/12/2023
Prof. Aimin XU
MERCK SHARP & DOHME (ASIA) LTD
Identification of metabolic factors involved in NASH progression in morbidly obese
$482,686 USD
16/11/2020
15/11/2023
Prof. Aimin XU
Early Career Scheme (ECS) (27115220)
Low-irradiance red light-triggered drug release for the treatment of retinoblastoma
986,520.00
01/09/2020
31/08/2023
Dr. Weiping WANG
HMRF (07181936)
Development of photo-targeted nanocarriers for esophageal cancer therapy
1,405,630.00
01/09/2020
31/08/2023
Dr. Weiping WANG
GRF (17124420)
Adiponectin-expressing thymic Treg for adoptive immunotherapy in obesity and metabolic diseases
996,285.00
01/08/2020
31/07/2023
Dr. Yu WANG
HMRF (07182516)
ANNEXIN A8 as a novel adipokine mediating visceral obesity-associated metabolic complications
1,484,540.00
16/07/2020
15/07/2023
Dr. Xiaoyan HUI
HMRF (07182726)
Implementation of multi-biomarkers algorithm for detection in Chinese obese individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
1,497,244.00
01/07/2020
30/06/2023
Dr. Kwan Yui Cynthia CHEUNG
HMRF (07182836)
Role of the mechano-sensitive ion channel Piezo1 in the regulation of obesity and adaptive thermogenesis: molecular mechanisms and clinical implications
1,482,400.00
01/04/2020
31/03/2023
Dr Baile WANG
GRF (17118619)
Prostaglandin E receptor subtype 4 protects against diabetic cardiomyopathy by modulating cardiac fatty acid metabolism via FOXO1/CD36 signaling
1,157,363.00
01/01/2020
31/12/2022
Dr. Zhengyuan XIA
NSFC Young Excellent Scientist fund
Mechanistic study of adipose browning
1,300,00.00 (RMB)
01/01/2020
01/01/2023
Dr. Xiaoyan HUI
GRF (17101819)
Syndecan-4 (Sdc4) as a key regulator of white adipose tissue browning for energy expenditure
1,113,341.00
01/01/2020
31/12/2022
Dr. Ruby Lai Chong HOO
GRF (17121819)
The Single Transmembrane Protein β-klotho as a Novel Regulator of Insulin Secretion in Pancreatic β-cells
1,684,895.00
01/01/2020
31/12/2022
Prof. Aimin XU
GRF (17123419)
Thyroid hormone induces facultative thermogenesis in white adipose tissue through UCP1-independent mechanism
957,916.00
01/10/2019
30/09/2022
Dr. Xiaoyan HUI
HMRF (06172346)
AMPK γ2 as a master regulator of adipokine transcription: biological function, molecular mechanism and clinical implications
1,449,248.00
16/09/2019
15/09/2022
Dr. Xiaoyan HUI
HMRF (06172266)
Exploring the role of microRNA in sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes
1,499,956.00
01/08/2019
31/07/2022
Dr. Yu Yan CHEUNG
GRF (06173456)
Development of ultrasound-responsive polymeric nanoreactors for retinoblastoma therapy
1,499,628.00
01/08/2019
31/07/2022
Dr. Weiping WANG
HMRF (06172446)
Autotaxin as a potential mediator of obesity-related metabolic complications
1,496,996.00
15/07/2019
14/07/2022
Prof. Aimin XU
HMRF (06172636)
Targeting G protein-coupled receptor 110 for the treatment of obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
1,399,248.00
30/04/2019
30/04/2022
Dr. Zhe HUANG
GRF (17121520)
Androgen regulates white adipose tissue remodelling via suppression of PRDM16
1,145,727.00
01/01/2021
31/12/2023
Dr. Xiaoyan HUI