Dr CHEUNG Chat Pan Kenneth

(Office): Room 219A, Run Run Shaw Science Building
(Lab): LG101 & 103, Run Run Shaw Science Building
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(Office): (852) 3943 6334
(Lab): (852) 3943 6379
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2015      Ph.D., The William Harvey Research Institute, The University of London, UK
2010 MMedSc, The University of Hong Kong
2005 B.Sc. University College London, Biotechnology with an extra mural year in GlaxoSmithKline,UK


  • Research Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences

Research Interests

  • Cell Metabolism
  • Cell Trafficking
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Biotechnology

Representative Publications

  1. Kenneth C.P. Cheung# and Federica M. Marelli-Berg (2018). Isolation of Microvascular Endothelial Cells. [BioProtocol] # Correspondence.
  2. Kenneth C.P. Cheung, E. Ward, Hongmei Fu and Federica M. Marelli-Berg (2018). Endothelial cells: Immunological aspects. [eLS]
  3. Madhav Kishore, Kenneth C.P. Cheung*, Hongmei Fu, Fabrizia Bonacina, Guosu Wang, David Coe, Eleanor Ward, Alessandra Colamatteo, Maryam Jangani, Andrea Baragetti, Giuseppe Matarese, David Smith, Robert Haas, Claudio Mauro, David Wraith, Klaus Okkenhaug, Alberico Catapano, Veronica De Rosa, Danilo Norata, and Federica M. Marelli-Berg (2017). Regulatory T-cell migration is dependent on glucokinase-mediated glycolysis. [Immunity, Impact factor: 23.69] *Co-first authors, equal contribution.
    • Recommended by Faculty of 1000prime. https://f1000.com/prime/733072174
  4. Vivek Venkataramani, Stefan Küffer, Kenneth C.P. Cheung, Xuejun Jiang, Lorenz Trümper, Gerald Wulf and Philipp Ströbel (2017). CD31 Expression Determines Redox Status and Chemoresistance in Human Angiosarcomas. [Clinical Cancer Research, Impact factor: 10.20]
  5. Kenneth C.P. Cheung, Ma L, Wang G, Coe D, Ferro R, Falasca M, Buckley CD, Mauro C and Marelli-Berg FM (2015). CD31 signals confer immune privilege to the vascular endothelium. [PNAS]
    • PNAS featured article with commentary
  6. CM Tsang, Cheung K, Cheung YC, Man K, Lui VW, Tsao SW, Feng Y (2014). Berberine suppresses Id-1 expression and inhibits the growth and development of lung metastases in hepatocellular carcinoma. [BBA Molecular Basis of Disease]
  7. Liang Ma, Cheung K, Madhav Kishore, Sussan Nourshargh, Claudio Mauro, Federica M Marelli-Berg (2012). CD31 Exhibits Multiple Roles in Regulating T Lymphocyte Trafficking In Vivo. [The Journal of Immunology]
    • Recommended by Faculty of 1000prime. https://f1000.com/prime/717968296
  8. Elizabeth Jarman, Valerie Khambata, YY Li, Cheung K, Thomas M, Duggan N, Jarai G (2014). A translational preclinical model of interstitial pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension: mechanistic pathways driving disease pathophysiology. [Physiological Reports by Novartis UK]
  9. CM Tsang, YC Cheung, Vivian Lui, YL Yip, Guitao Zhang, VW Lin, Cheung K, Feng Y, Tsao SW (2013). Berberine suppresses tumorigenicity and growth of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells by inhibiting STAT3 activation induced by tumor associated fibroblasts. [BMC Cancer]


  • HF Postdoctoral Scholarship, Investigating The Topography Of T lymphocytes (2015); QMUL Postgraduate Research Fund (2013)
  • Travel Award conferred by Mid-Winter Conference, Advances in Immunology, Austria (2016); British Society for Immunology, Liverpool (2016); Cell Symposium, Belgium (2014)
  • Runner-up for the best oral presentation at William Harvey Day Annual Research, London (2015)
  • UK top 10 of The BHF's reflection of research science image award (2012)
  • BHF PhD Scholarship (2012)

Professional Activities

  • Member of the UK Cell Adhesion Society
  • Member of the British Society for Immunology


Previous positions

  • 2015-2018 Postdoctoral, The William Harvey Research Institute, London
  • 2011-2012 Research Scientist, Novartis UK
  • 2006-2008 Research Scientist, Cancer Research UK
  • 2003-2004 Industrial Placement, GlaxoSmithKline UK