Yu-Xiang Liang(梁玉香)
Lab Manager
Office: Rm 408, The Hong Kong Jocky Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research
Phone: (852) 2831 5369
Fax: (852) 2549 6253
Email: yxliang@hku.hk


Yu-Xiang Liang earned her Doctor degree in Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou. She was a lecturer in the Department of Histology & Embryology in Sun Yat-Sen University. Before She joined the State Key Lab as Lab Manager she was a research officer of Nanomedicine in the Department of Anatomy of the University of Hong Kong. Her main responsibilities are to coordinate the SKL's research activities, prepare annual reports, organize conferences and workshops which will be joint efforts of the SKL and other departments of the University.

Research Interests

Her research interests are the regeneration of central nervous system, stem cell and nanomedicine.

Selected Publications

1. Yu-Xiang Liang*, Jian Yang*, Ti-Fei Yuan, Kwok-Fai So. Uptake of retrograde tracers by intact optic nerve axons: A new way to label retinal ganglion cells. PLoS ONE, 2015.

2. Ti-Fei Yuan*, Yu-Xiang Liang*, Bo Peng*, Bin Lin, Kwok-Fai So. Local proliferation is the main source of rod microglia after optic nerve transection. Scientific Reports, 2015; 5, 10788. (pdf)

3. Yuan TF*, Liang YX*, Tay D, So KF, Ellis-Behnke R. Specialized vasculature in rostral migratory stream as neurogenic niche and scaffold for neuroblasts migration. Cell Transplantation, 2015; 24: 377-390. (pdf)

4. Ti-Fei Yuan*, Yu-Xiang Liang* and Kwok-Fai So*. Occurrence of new neurons in the piriform cortex. Front Neuroanat. 2015 Jan 21; 8:167. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2014.00167. (pdf)

5. Sang YH, Liang YX, Li Y, Wong WM, Tay DKC, So KF, Ellis-Behnke RG, Wu WT, Cheung RT. A self-assembling nanomaterial reduces acute brain injury and enhances functional recovery in a rat model of intracerebral hemorrhage. J Nanomed Nanotechnol. 2014 Jun 4. pii: S1549-9634(14)00225-1. (pdf)

6. Zhou IY*, Liang YX*, Chan RW, Gao PP, Cheng JS, Hu Y, So KF, Wu EX. (2014). Brain resting-state functional MRI connectivity: Morphological foundation and plasticity. NeuroImage,  84: 1-10. (pdf)

7. Li H, Liang Y, Chiu K, Yuan Q, Lin B, Chang RC, So KF. (2013) Lycium Barbarum (Wolfberry) Reduces Secondary Degeneration and Oxidative Stress, and Inhibits JNK Pathway in Retina after Partial Optic Nerve Transection. PLoS One. 19;8(7):e68881.(pdf)
8.  Sang YH, Liang YX, Liu LG, Ellis-Behnke RG, Wu WT, So KF, Cheung RT. (2012). Rat model of intracerebral hemorrhage permitting hematoma aspiration plus intralesional injection. Exp Anim. 62(1):63-9. (pdf)
9. Jonas RA, Yuan TF, Liang YX, Jonas JB, Tay DK, Ellis-Behnke RG. (2012). The spider effect: morphological and orienting classification of microglia in response to stimuli in vivo. PLoS One.  7(2):e30763. (pdf)

10. Liang Y.X., Cheung S.W., Chan K.C., Wu E.X., Tay D.K., Ellis-Behnke R.G.* (2011). CNS regeneration after chronic injury using a self-assembled nanomaterial and MEMRI for real-time in vivo monitoring. Nanomedicine, (3):351-9. (pdf)

11. Ellis-Behnke R.G., Liang Y., Guo J., Tay D.K.C., Schneider G.E., Teather L.A., Wu W. and So K.F. (2009). Forever young: how to control the elongation, differentiation and proliferation of cells using nanotechnology, Cell Transplantation, 18: 1047-1058. (pdf)

12. Guo J., Su H., Zeng Y., Liang Y., Wong W.M., Ellis-Behnke R.G., So K.F. and Wu W. (2007). Reknitting The Injured Spinal Cord By Self Assembling Peptide Nanofiber Scaffold, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 3(4), 311-321. (pdf)

13. G E Schneider, R G Ellis-Behnke, Y X Liang, P W F Kau, D K C Tay and K F So. (2006). Behavioral testing and preliminary analysis of the hamster visual system.Nature Protocols, 1(4); 1898-1905. (pdf)

14. Rutledge G. Ellis-Behnke, Yu-Xiang Liang, David K.C. Tay, Phillis W.F. Kau, Gerald E. Schneider, Shuguang Zhang, Wutian Wu and Kwok-Fai So. (2006). Nano hemostat solution:immediate hemostasis at the nanoscale. Nanomedicine, 2 (4): 207-15. (pdf)

15. Rutledge Ellis-Behnke, Yu-Xiang Liang, Si-Wei You, David K.C. Tay, Shuguang Zhang, Kwok-Fai So, and Gerald E. Schneider. (2006). Nano Neuro Knitting: Peptide nanofiber scaffold for brain repair and axon regeneration with functional return of vision. Proc Natl Acad Ssci USA, 103(13); 5054-5059. (pdf)