Jianhua XU 徐建華

Associate Professor

Elected Board Member, Association of Chinese Criminology and Criminal Justice in the U.S.
2017 06-08
Visiting Scholar, School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), Australian National University
External Member, Pearl River Delta Social Research Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Honorary Fellow, Center for Criminology, the University of Hong Kong
Deputy General Sectary, Chinese Society of Sociological Criminology
Li Ka Shing Prize (2009-10) (Best PhD Thesis Award), the University of Hong Kong (Only ONE award for PhD theses finished during 2009-10 from Faculties of Architecture, Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Law and Social Sciences at HKU)
Best PhD Thesis Award, Hong Kong Sociological Association (Only ONE award for all sociology PhD theses in Hong Kong every two years)
Honorable Mention Prize, for Doctoral Level Paper Competition in the Division of International Criminology, American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting
RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Junior Scholar Award (2008-2009) (One of four recipients in Hong Kong)

“Water soluble fraction from ethanolic extract of Clausena lansium seeds alleviates obesity and insulin resistance, and changes the composition of gut microbiota in high-fat diet-fed mice”. 14th Asian Functional Foods Association Annual Conference, organised by the National University of Singapore in Singapore, September 2019.

“Siegesbeckia pubescens Makino inhibits Pam(3)CSK(4)-induced inflammation in RAW 264.7 macrophages through suppressing TLR1/TLR2-mediated NF-kappa B activation”. International Chinese Medicine Society 2018 Ningbo Conference, organised by University of Nottingham Ningbo China, in Ningbo, China, September 2018.

“Cucurbitacin B suppresses metastasis mediated by reactive oxygen species (ROS) via focal adhesion kinase (FAK) in breast cancer MDA-MB-231 cells”. The Chinese Natural Medicines Symposium 2018, organised by the Maastricht University in the Netherlands, August 2018

“Honokiol protects hepatocytes from oxidative injury through mitochondrial deacetylase SIRT3”. The 19th Annual European Pharmacology Conference organised by the University of New South Wales, Sydney, December 2017.

My research team is comprised of an elite group of students and research associates, who actually conduct the nuts and bolts of the research. For information about the current research team, please refer to State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicines for details.