Dr. TANG Tao


Current Position:
Research Fellow (honorary)

Office Phone:
(852) 3505 2580


PhD (2008)

Dr. TANG Tao got his PhD in Dept of. O&G of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008. He worked as Research Assistant Professor from 2013 and his current research interests mainly focused on Cervical cancer, RNAi based therapy strategy in cancer and Postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Research Interest:
Cervical cancer; RNAi based therapy strategy in cancer and Postmenopausal osteoporosis

Summary of research output:

  • Total publication: 11
  • H-index 6
1Specifcity profling of CRISPR system reveals greatly enhanced of-target gene editing
Wang Y, Wang M, Zheng T, Hou Y, Zhang P, Tang T, Wei J, Du Q
Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 10;10(1):2269
2Insulin-like growth factor-II overexpression accelerates parthenogenetic stem cell differentiation into cardiomyocytes and improves cardiac function after acute myocardial infarction in mice
Sui Y, Zhang W, Tang T, Gao L, Cao T, Zhu H, You Q, Yu B, Yang T
Stem Cell Res Ther. 2020 Feb 26;11(1):86 (17 pages)
3The high-risk HPV oncogene E7 upregulates miR-182 expression through the TGF-β/Smad pathway in cervical cancer
Chen J, Deng Y, Ao L, Song Y, Xu Y, Wang CC, Choy KW, Chung TKH, Du Q, Sui Y, Yang T, Yang J, Li H, Zou C, Tang T
Cancer Lett. 2019 Sep 24;460:75-85
4Control of PD-L1 expression by miR-140/142/340/383 and oncogenic activation of the OCT4-miR-18a pathway in cervical cancer
Dong PX, Xiong Y, Yu JH, Chen L, Tang T, Song Y, Hanley SJB, Yue JM, Watari H, Sakuragi N
Oncogene. 2018 Sep; 37(39): 5257-5268
5Linc-ROR Promotes Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Functioning as a Competing Endogenous RNA for miR-138 and miR-145
Feng L, Shi L, Lu YF, Wang B, Tang T, Fu WM, He W, Li G, Zhang JF
Mol Ther Nucleic Acids. 2018 Jun 1;11:345-353
6Bioinformatics and Microarray Analysis of miRNAs in Aged Female Mice Model Implied New Molecular Mechanisms for Impaired Fracture Healing.
He B, Zhang ZK, Liu J, He YX, Tang T, Li J, Guo BS, Lu AP, Zhang BT, Zhang G
Int J Mol Sci Aug 2016;17(8): E1260
7Local Administration of siRNA through Microneedle: Optimization, Bio-distribution, Tumor Suppression and Toxicity.
Tang T, Deng Y, Chen J, Zhao Y, Yue RF, Choy KW, Wang CC, Du Q, Xu Y, Han L, Chung TKH
Sci Rep Jul 2016;6 (30430): 1 – 8
8Maternal Somatic Mosaicism of FOXF1 Mutation Causes Recurrent Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia with Misalignment of Pulmonary Veins in Siblings.
Luk HM, Tang T, Choy KW, Tong TMF, Wong OK, Lo FM
Am J Med Genet Part A Jul 2016;170(7): 1942 – 1944
9Inter-molecular β-sheet Structure Facilitates Lung-targeting siRNA Delivery.
Zhou J, Li D, Wen H, Zheng S, Su C, Yi F, Wang J, Liang Z, Tang T, Zhou D, Zhang L, Liang D, Du Q
Sci Rep Mar 2016;6 (22731): 1 – 10
10Transdermal Delivery of siRNA through Microneedle Array.
Deng Y, Chen J, Zhao Yi, Yan X, Zhang L, Choy KW, Hu J, Sant HJ, Gale BK, Tang T
Sci Rep Feb 2016;6 (21422): 1 – 8
11Blockage of Src by Specific siRNA as a Novel Therapeutic Strategy to Prevent Destructive Repair in Steroid-Associated Osteonecrosis in Rabbits.
Zheng L, Cao H, Chen S, Tang T, Fu W, Huang L, Chow DHK, Wang Y, Griffith JF, He W, Zhou H, Zhao D, Zhang G, Wang X, Qin L
J Bone Miner Res 2015;30(11): 2044 - 2057
12Magnetite Nanostructured Porous Hollow Helical Microswimmers for Targeted Delivery.
Yan X, Zhou Q, Yu J, Xu T, Deng Y, Tang T, Feng Q, Bian L, Zhang Y, Ferreira A, Zhang L
Adv Funct Mater 2015;25(33): 5333 - 5342
13Nanocomposite-strengthened Dissolving Microneedles for Improved Transdermal Delivery to Human Skin.
Yan L, Raphael AP, Zhu X, Wang B, Chen W, Tang T, Deng Y, Sant HJ, Zhu G, Choy KW, Gale BK, Prow TW, Chen X
Adv Healthc Mater 2014;3(4): 555 - 564
14Therapeutic Potentials of Gene Silencing by RNA Interference: Principles, Challenges, and New Strategies.
Deng Y, Wang CC, Choy KW, Du Q, Chen J, Wang Q, Li L, Chung TKH, Tang T
Gene 2014;538: 217 - 227
15MicroRNA-182 Plays an Onco-miRNA Role in Cervical Cancer.
Tang T, Wong HK, Gu W, Yu MMY, To KF, Wang CC, Wong YF, Cheung TH, Chung TKH, Choy KW
Gynecol Oncol 2013;129(1): 199 - 208
16Authentication of nasopharyngeal carcinoma tumor lines.
Chan SYY, Choy KW, Tsao GSW, Tao Q, Tang T, Chung GTY, Lo KW
Int J Cancer 2008;122(9): 2169 - 2171