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Dr. David Yew

School of Biomedical Sciences
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, NT

Brief Biography:

Dr med (habil), PhD,DSc.Clinical Anatomist and Neuroscientist.research in the nervous system in the areas of development, aging and other forms of degeneration. Published 300 scientific papers in international scientific journals. On the editorial board of four textbooks including those in Neuroscience, Anatomy and Surgery. Fellow of the Society of Biology(UK), Royal Society of Health (UK), Institute of Zoology (London) and American association of Anatomists (USA)     


Academic positions:

Formerly Head of Department of Anatomy and the Professor of Anatomy, Chinese university of Hong Kong

Presently Research Professor and Emeritus professor of Anatomy and

Director, Brain Research Center

Chinese University of Hong kong


Research interests:

Applied anatomy and neuroscience, particularly devlopment, degeneration and aging of the nervous system


What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

I think it is a good idea to create such a platform for scientists from all over the world to communicate.