Teaching & Learning

Postgraduate Studies



MPhil & PhD Programmes

To apply the MPhil and PhD programmes, please visit the Graduate School (click HERE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Major Research Areas


Pain medicine and dental sedation

Dental sedation drugs and techniques; safety of intravenous sedation; acute post-operative dental pain; chronic orofacial pain; mechanicism of pain; neuromodulation and pain.

Contact Person

Professor C.W. Cheung
Email: cheucw@hku.hk

Total intravenous anaesthesia

Propofol, remifentanil, dexmedetomidine; patient-controlled and target-controlled infusion

Contact Person

Professor Michael Irwin
Email: mgirwin@hku.hk

Opioid pre and post conditioning

Contact Person

Professor Michael Irwin
Email: mgirwin@hku.hk

Perioperative medicine

Contact Person

Professor Michael Irwin
Email: mgirwin@hku.hk

Pain management

Pain and pro-inflammatory markers; genetics and pain; complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS); acute post-operative pain management; chronic and cancer pain management; pain medications and techniques on pain management; effect of pain on patient outcomes.

Contact Persons

Professor C.W. Cheung
Email: cheucw@hku.hk

Dr. Stanley Wong
Email: wongstan@hku.hk

Cardiac protective effects of opioid drugs, especially remifentanil in both animal models and clinical studies

Role of inflammatory mediators in the development of chronic pain in animal models; analgesic effects of antiepileptic drugs.

Contact Person

Dr. Gordon Wong
Email: gordon@hku.hk

Acute Postoperative Pain Management
Contact Person

Dr. Stanley Wong
Email: wongstan@hku.hk

Anaesthetic & analgesic drugs in pain management

Effect of propofol for acute postoperative pain, analgesic mechanisms of propofol in animal models of chronic regional pain syndrome, regional anaesthesia and postoperative pain.

Contact Person

Dr. Stanley Wong
Email: wongstan@hku.hk

Molecular understanding of pain

Contact Person

Dr. Jessica Liu
Email: jessie11@hku.hk

Postgraduate Admissions Advisor

Contact Person

Dr. Gordon Wong
Tel. (852) 2255 3303
Fax. (852) 2855 1654
Email: gordon@hku.hk