Dr. Katy Koon Detail

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  1. Ye, S., Koon, H.K., Fan, W., Xu, Y., Wei W., Xu C. and Cai J. (2017) Effect of a Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine Formulation on Cell Survival and Apoptosis of MPP+-Treated MES 23.5 Dopaminergic Cells. Parkinson's Disease. Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 4764212, 10 pages.
  2. Mak, K.Y., Li, L., Wong, C.M., Ng, S.M., Leung, C.W., Shi, J., Koon, H.K., Chen, X., Mak, C.S.K., Chan, M.M. and Pong, P.W.T. (2013) Quantitative analysis of hepatic cell morphology and migration in response to nanoporous and microgrooved surface structures. Microelectron. Eng. 111, 396-403.
  3. Li, L., Mak, K.Y., Shi, J., Koon, H.K., Leung, C.H., Wong, C.M., Leung, C.W., Mak, C.S., Chan, N.M., Zhong, W., Lin, K.W., Wu, E.X. and Pong, P.W. (2012) Comparative in vitro cytotoxicity study on uncoated magnetic nanoparticles: effects on cell viability, cell morphology, and cellular uptake. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 12, 9010-9017.
  4. Koon, H.K., Lo, K.W., Leung, K.N., Lung, M.L., Chang, C.K.C., Wong, R.N.S., Leung, W.N. and Mak, N.K. (2010) Photodynamic therapy-mediated modulation of inflammatory cytokine production by Epstein Barr virus infected nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells. Cell. Mol. Immunol. 7, 323-326.
  5. Koon, H.K., Chan,P.S., Wu, Z.G., Wong, R.N.S., Lung, M.L., Chang,C.K., and Mak,N.K. (2010) Role of mitogen-activated protein kinase in Zn-BC-AM PDT-induced apoptosis in nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells. Cell.Biochem.Funct. 28, 239-248.
  6. Koon, H.K., Chan, P.S., Wong, R.N.S., Wu, Z.G., Lung, M.L., Chang, C.K., and Mak, N.K. (2009) Targeted inhibition of the EGFR pathways enhances Zn-BC-AM PDT-induced apoptosis in well-differentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells. J.Cell.Biochem. 108, 1356-1363.
  7. Chan, P.S., Koon, H.K., Wu, Z.G., Wong,R.N., Lung,M.L., Chang ,K. and Mak, N.K. (2009) Role of p38 MAPKs in hypericin photodynamic therapy-induced apoptosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells. Photochem Photobiol. 85,1207-1217.
  8. Jiang, F.L., Poon, C.T., Wong, W.K., Koon, H.K., Mak, N.K., Choi, C.Y., Kwong, D.W.J., and Liu,Y. (2008) An Amphiphilic bisporphyrin and lts Yb-III complex: Development of a bifunctional photodynamic therapeutic and near-lnfrared tumor-imaging agent. Chembiochem, 9, 1034-1039.
  9. Li, K.M., Sun, X., Koon, H.K., Leung, W.N., Fung, M.C., Wong, R.N.S., Lung, M.L., Chang, C.K. and Mak, N.K. (2006) Apoptosis and expression of cytokines triggered by pyropheophorbide-a methyl ester-mediated photodynamic therapy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells. Photodiagn. Photodyn., 3, 247-258.
  10. Liang, G., Wang, L., Yang, Z., Koon, H.K., Mak, N.K., Chang, C.K., and Xu, B. (2006) Using enzymatic reactions to enhance the photodynamic therapy effect of porphyrin dityrosine phosphates. Chem. Commun., 5021-5023.
  11. Koon, H.K., Leung, A.W., Yue, K.K., Mak, N.K. (2006) Photodynamic effect of curcumin on NPC/CNE2 cells. J.Environ.Pathol.Toxicol.Oncol., 25, 205-215.

Newspaper Articles (in Chinese only)

  1. Koon, H.K., "The mystery of using 'The Thirteen Sons' Decoction' for tocolysis." Skypost, 18-May-2017.
  2. Koon, H.K., "An introduction of using Chinese medicine to treat tumours." Hong Kong Economic Journal, 28-Jul-2015.