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Name  Alisa S.W. Shum        alisa s w shum   
Post  Associate Professor  
Department / School  School of Biomedical Sciences  
Specialty / Research Interest
  • Using animal models to study the pathogenic mechanism of various types of birth defects, including neural tube defects, cardiovascular and renal malformations, cleft palate and caudal regression.
  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying increased risk to early pregnancy loss and birth defects in diabetic pregnancy.
  • Developmental origin of diabetes and metabolic syndrome (obesity and hypertension) in offspring of diabetic pregnancy.
  • Develop in utero therapeutic intervention to reduce the risk of birth defects and prevent transgenerational passage of diabetes and associated diseases.
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Telephone  3943 6840