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Dr. DENG Zhiqiang received his Ph.D degree from Wuhan University in 2017. From 2015 to 2017, he studied at the Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the United States as a joint doctoral student. After obtaining his Ph.D degree, he received postdoctoral training at the Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the United States from 2017 to 2020. In 2021, he was engaged in research work in the University of Macau. In 2022, he joined the School of Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong Baptist University as a Research Assistant Professor.
Dr. Deng mainly focuses on the regulation of selective autophagy and autophagy receptors in neurodegenerative diseases (AD, PD, ALS), and the research on the regulation of autophagy activity and the neuroprotective mechanism by natural traditional Chinese medicine small molecules.
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Yang, J., Ni, Z., Pi, H., Bohnert, A. & Deng, Z., 4 Jan 2023, In: Frontiers in Physiology. 13, 3 p., 1115511.
Research output: Contribution to journal › EditorialOpen Access
PPARɑ Ligand Caudatin Improves Cognitive Functions and Mitigates Alzheimer’s Disease Defects By Inducing Autophagy in Mice ModelsKrishnamoorthi, S., Iyaswamy, A., Sreenivasmurthy, S. G., Thakur, A., Vasudevan, K., Kumar, G., Guan, X-J., Lu, K., Gaurav, I., Su, C-F., Zhu, Z., Liu, J., Kan, Y., Jayaraman, S., Deng, Z., Chua, K. K., Cheung, K-H., Yang, Z., Song, J-X. & Li, M., Sept 2023, In: Journal of NeuroImmune Pharmacology. 18, 3, p. 509-528 20 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Journal article › peer-review
Editorial: Assessing the Pharmacological Effects and Therapeutic Potential of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Neurological Disease Models: An UpdateDeng, Z., Kan, Y., Li, M., Song, J. & Lu, J. H., 27 Apr 2022, In: Frontiers in Pharmacology. 13, 909153.
Research output: Contribution to journal › EditorialOpen Access1 Citation (Scopus)
Pharmacological modulation of autophagy for Alzheimer's disease therapy: Opportunities and obstaclesDeng, Z., Dong, Y., Zhou, X., Lu, J. H. & Yue, Z., Apr 2022, In: Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B. 12, 4, p. 1688-1706 19 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen Access10 Citations (Scopus)
Deng, Z., Zhou, X., Lu, J. H. & Yue, Z., 17 Dec 2021, In: Cell and Bioscience. 11, 10 p., 214.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen Access11 Citations (Scopus)