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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.

Research Interests

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. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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