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Dr SIU Kwan Yee, Michelle
Research Assistant Professor

Research

Studies of the molecular and cellular mechanisms that contribute to the pathogenesis of gynaecological cancers

Major Research Grants

Cancer Research Grant, The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society

American Institute for Cancer Research-Post-doctoral Award

Awards & Honors

Avon Foundation-AACR International Scholar-in-Training Award, The American Association for Cancer Research, USA (2006)

Predoctoral Student Travel Award, The American Society for Cell Biology, USA (2002)

Recent Publication List:

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Liao XY, Xue WC, Shen DH, Ngan HY, Siu MKY, Cheung ANY. p63 expression in ovarian tumours: a marker for Brenner tumours but not transitional cell carcinomas. Histopathology 2007, 51(4):447-483.

Cheung ANY, Siu MKY, Au CW, Chan HY, Wong ES. Follicle Stimulating Hormone can act on Receptors of Other Growth Hormones. Carcinogenesis 2007, 28(9):2060-2061.

Siu MKY , Cheng CY. Extracellular matrix and its role in spermatogenesis. In Molecular Mechanisms in Spermatogenesis, Eds Cheng CY. Austin, TX, USA: Landes Bioscience. 2007. (in press)

Siu MKY , Wong CH, Lee WM and Cheng CY. Sertoli-germ cell anchoring junction dynamics in the testis are regulated by an interplay of lipid and protein kinasesJ Biol Chem 2005, 280:25029-25047.

Wong CH, Mruk DD, Siu MKY, and Cheng CY. Blood-testis barrier dynamics are regulated by az-macroglobulin via the c-Jun N-terminal protein kinase pathway. Endocrinology 2005, 146:1893-1908.

Siu MKY and Cheng CY. Dynamic cross-talk between cells and the extracellular matrix in the testis. BioEssays 2004, 26:978-992.

Siu MKY , Cheng CY. Extracellular matrix: recent advances on its role in junction dynamics in the seminiferous epithelium during spermatogenesis. Biol Reprod2004, 71: cover page and 375-391.

Siu MKY and Cheng CY. Interactions of proteases, protease inhibitors, and the b1 integrin/laminin g3 protein complex in the regulation of ectoplasmic specialization dynamics in the rat testis. Biol Reprod 2004, 70:945-964.

Siu MKY , Mruk DD, Lee WM and Cheng CY. Adhering junction dynamics in the testis are regulated by an interplay of β1-integrin and focal adhesion complex-associated proteins. Endocrinology2003, 144:2141-2163.

Siu MKY, Lee WM and Cheng CY. The interplay of collagen IV, tumor necrosis factor-a, gelatinase B (matrix metalloprotease-9) and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteases-1 in the basal lamina regulates Sertoli cell tight junction dynamics in the rat testis. Endocrinology 2003, 144:371-387.