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Herrup, Karl

  • Head, Division of Life Science
  • Chair Professor, Division of Life Science

Telephone: 2358 7302    Email: herrup@ust.hk   
Homepage: http://herruplab.ust.hk
Scopus: 7006404111    ResearcherID: C-5313-2014    ORCID: 0000-0001-7786-5844   
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Active Projects as Principal Investigator

  • Cellular mechanisms of synaptic functions and plasticity in health and neurodegenerative diseases
  • Control of Cell Number in the Brain
  • Genome dynamics in neuroscience
  • Oligodendrocyte degeneration in Alzheimer's disease: amyloid-independent effects of APOE genotype on cholesterol metabolism
  • The impact of garden viewing on the symptoms of stress across the age range
  • Interplay between GSK3β and CDK5 in the regulation of neuronal integrity
  • The role of IL-33 in synaptic dysfunctions and pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease

Active Projects as Co-investigator

  • The Wnt antagonist Dkk1 acts as a bimodal switch of Wnt signaling that controls the neurotrophic versus neurotoxic fates of astrocytes: Implications in the Alzheimer's disease
  • Is DNA damage in oligodendrocyte the common cause of early myelin loss in the aging brain? - A pilot study
  • Elucidating Molecular Mechanisms underlying the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Elucidating the Molecular Mechanisms underlying the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease