Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Johnny K.C. WONG 王港政

Lecturer

  • BSc (HKU 2008), PhD (HKU 2013)
Biography

Dr. Johnny Wong joined the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy in July 2013. After obtaining his bachelor degree of chemistry (HKU), Dr. Wong pursued to his PhD study in Synthetic Organic Chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Pauline Chiu (HKU). In 2013, Dr. Wong obtained his doctoral degree of chemistry on the study of "Reductive Claisen Rearrangement" and in the same year he joined the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy.

Currently, Dr. Wong is a lecturer in the department. His major teaching subjects are physical chemistry, bio-organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and analytical chemistry.

In addition, Dr. Wong has also been appointed by HKU Clinical Trials Center as the Assistant Director (Quality Management) of the HKU Pharmacokinetics Laboratory.

Office: 2/F, 21 Sassoon Road, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building,  Hong Kong SAR, China.

Office: 2/F, 21 Sassoon Road, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, Hong Kong SAR, China.


My Teaching
  • BPHM2136 Physical Chemistry: Principles and Applications in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • BPHM2137 Essential Organic Chemistry
  • BPHM 3151 Principles of Pharmacognosy, Herbal Medicines & Nutraceuticals
  • CHEM 3244 Analytical Techniques for Pharmacy Students
  • BPHM 3133 Medicinal Chemistry for Pharmacy Students
Memberships
  • Member of American Chemistry Society
  • Member of Royal Society of Chemistry

Research Interests
  • Applications of chemometrics
  • Quantification of natural compounds

Publications
Selected Publications
  • C. S. Lam, G. L. Tipoe, K. C. Wong, M. B. H. Youdim, M. L. Fung. M30 Antagonizes Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase Activation and Neurodegeneration Induced by Corticosterone in the Hippocampus. PLoS ONE 2016, 11, e0166966
  • K. C. Wong, E. Ng, W.-T. Wong, P. Chiu. Copper Hydride Catalyzed Reductive Claisen Rearrangements. Chem. - Eur. J. 2016, 22, 3709-3712.