Shum Sau Wun Alisa

  • Fellowship in 1991 at the University of Oxford

Dr Shum is the Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences. She is interested in:

  1. Development of drugs for prevention and treatment of metabesity (obesity, type 2 diabetes and related metabolic disorders) and neurodegenerative diseases
  2. Mechanisms underlying fetal programming of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and neurologic disorders
  3. In utero therapeutic interventions to combat against the adverse effects of maternal diabetes and obesity on embryo development
  4. Mechanisms underlying abnormal development of the central nervous system