Zhaoxiang Bian, PhD

Chinese Medicine Clinical Study Center, Jockey Club School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Prof. Zhaoxiang Bian is:
Chair Professor in Chinese Medicine, Associate Vice-President, Associate Director of Institute of CreativityDirector of Clinical Division, School of Chinese MedicineDirector of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clincal Study Centre at Hong Kong Baptist University

Prof. Bian had been educated in Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Beijing University of TCM and Guangzhou University of TCM; and was conferred the Ph.D. degree in Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine in 1994. Currently, he is the Associate Vice-President, Chair Professor of School of Chinese Medicine, Director of Clinical Division and Associate Director of Institute of Creativity of Hong Kong Baptist University. He is also the Honorary Professor of the Shanghai University of TCM, and the Chinese Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, China.

Prof. Bian's research focuses mainly on the relationship between psychological stress and digestive diseases, especially focusing on colorectal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Major research topics include: 1) basic mechanism of stress-related diseases; 2) pharmacological effect of Chinese medicine formulas and their active compounds for chronic diseases; 3) clinical trial with Chinese medicine for digestive diseases; 4) new drug development based on Chinese herbal medicine and its active fraction for digestive diseases.

Terms of Appointment: Feb 2018 - Feb 2020