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Professor Feng, Yibin 馮奕斌

Title:
Director, School of Chinese Medicine
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Professor Feng, Yibin 馮奕斌

Title:
Director, School of Chinese Medicine
Professor

Also Cited As:
Yibin Feng
Yi-Bin Feng
Y Feng

Biography

Professor Feng is currently the Professor and Director at the School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). At the same time, he is a Principal Scientist in HKU-Shenzhen Research Institute. He is also a Hong Kong Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner, and a Consultant Physician at The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital. He also serves as a visiting professor at several universities in Mainland China and overseas. He received his Bachelor and Master education in Chinese medicine in Mainland China. Dr. Feng completed his PhD and Postdoc research in pharmacology and molecular medicine in Japan. His teaching subjects are Pharmacology and Toxicology of Chinese Medicines and Internal Chinese Medicine.   

 Prof Feng’s research interest is focused on the clinical and experimental studies of herbal medicines by using innovative techniques. As PI, he has secured over 30 grants from government, donation, and industry and has engaged in collaboration with scientists from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Macau, Japan, UK, Canada, and USA. He has published more than 500 publications (over 160 SCI papers in which 5 of them IF>20, 13 of them IF>10, 30 of them IF >5 in reputable journals such as British Journal of Pharmacology IF8.739, Cancer Letters IF8.679, Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B IF11.413, Clinical and Translational Medicine IF11.492, Theranostics IF11.556, Science Advances IF14.136, Autophagy IF16.016, Signal Transduction and Target Therapy IF18.187, Hepatology IF17.425 and Molecular Cancer IF27.401 etc.), proceedings and book chapters for exploring scientific and clinical evidence of Chinese medicines in prevention and treatment of cancer and metabolic diseases. Some of his books are national text books. Most of his papers were published in top 1-10% journals in the categories of Integrative & Complementary Medicine, Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Cellular & Molecular biology, and Multidisciplinary Science, and some of which were highly cited. Dr. Feng is listed as one of the HKU researchers ranked world’s top 1% by Clarivate Analytics (Essential Science Indicators, ESI) in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. His passion in science has brought together excellent young scholars and for now his research team has 6 PhD students and 1 postdoctoral fellow. He has supervised over twenty PhD students and visiting scholars, most of them have secured post from Assistant professor to professor in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.    

Professor Feng has been playing a leading role in school’s administration and professional communities, serving as the member of advisor/expert committees for government committees, professional bodies, and WHO, etc. He also contributes to international academic community as the chairperson at the international conferences and has given keynote, plenary/ invited speeches around the world. He is the editor of several international journals in his field and reviewer for some reputable journals, such as Theranostics IF11.556, Clinical and Translational Medicine IF11.492, Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer IF13.751, Nature Metabolism IF13.511, Advanced Science IF16.806, Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy IF18.187, and Molecular Cancer IF27.401 etc.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
ZHANG, C
Tan, HYH
2020-09-01The Second Team Prize for the Science and Technology Award: China Science and Technology Industrialization Promotion Association
Research Achievement
2020-08-01Outstanding Contribution Award for his project Develop new drugs and new treatment strategies for tumors and metabolic diseases from Chinese medicine: China Science and Technology Industrialization Promotion Association
Research Achievement
Chan, KW
Kwong, ASK
Chan, GCW
Leung, CPS
Yiu, WH
Lui, SL
Ip, TP
Wong, WLD
LI, B
LI, Y
Chan, LYY
Wong, CWV
2018-07-01Best Poster Award: Good Practice In Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Association
Research Achievement
2010-12-01Wong’ donation for Modern oncology of Chinese Medicine.: Wong Family
Research Achievement
2012-12-01Lung Fu Shan Herbal Garden Project: Council of Centre-West district
Research Achievement
2008-09-01Mechanism involved in inhibition of tumor cell invasion by berberine derived from Coptis: RGC GRF
Research Achievement
2010-12-01Systematic review for Chinese Medicine on liver cancer: Hong Kong Hospital Authority Chinese Medicine funding
Research Achievement
2013-05-01OMICS Group-Merck Millipore Best Poster Award: 4th World Congress on Bioavailability and Bioequivalence: Pharmaceutical R&D Summit"
Research Achievement
2013-06-01The Gaia Family Trust for immunology and stem cell research in Chinese Medicines and natural products: The Gaia Family Trust (New Zealand)
Research Achievement
2011-09-01The inhibitory action of berberine on hepatocellular carcinoma.: RGC GRF
Research Achievement
2008-06-01Matching Grant (4th Phase)-Research project on alternative drug for bear bile: UGC (Government Matching Grant Scheme)
Research Achievement
2008-01-01Research project on alternative drug for bear bile: Yiqingzhai Foundation (The Pong Ding Yueng Endowment Fund for Education & Research in Chinese-Western Medicine)
Research Achievement
2014-06-01Matching Grant for the Gaia Family Trust for immunology and stem cell research in Chinese Medicines and natural products: UGC (Government Matching Grant Scheme)
Research Achievement
2014-11-01Chinese Medicine Higher Education Paper Award (Second Prize): National CM Higher Education Associaton (CMEA), 全國中醫藥高等教育學會中醫藥高等教育論文二等獎, 全國中醫藥高等教育學會
Others
Tsang, JPY
2017-12-01Free Paper Presentation - Poster Audience Award: Asian Medical Education Association
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2006Panel-memberThe task force on herb-drug interaction research
2004-Panel-MemberUse of Proprietary Chinese Medicine Steering Committee
2003-2008Panel-MemberChinese Medicine (Pharmaceutical Procurement)Subcommittee
2004-Panel-MemberChinese medicine experts for registration of proprietary Chinese medicines
2003-2008Panel-MemberChinese Medicine (Pharmaceutical)Committee
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