Zhang Jin Zhang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effectiveness and safety of acupuncture therapy in depressive disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 124:9-21. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Electroacupuncture for refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder: a pilot waitlist-controlled trial
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:619-22. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Neuroprotective effects of paeoniflorin, but not the isomer albiflorin, are associated with the suppression of intracellular calcium and calcium/calmodulin protein kinase II in PC12 cells
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Mol Neurosci 51:581-90. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Randomized non-invasive sham-controlled pilot trial of electroacupuncture for postpartum depression
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 142:115-21. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Platelet 5-HT(1A) receptor correlates with major depressive disorder in drug-free patients
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 53:74-9. 2014
  6. pmc Prescription of chinese herbal medicine and selection of acupoints in pattern-based traditional chinese medicine treatment for insomnia: a systematic review
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:902578. 2012
  7. pmc Dense cranial electroacupuncture stimulation for major depressive disorder--a single-blind, randomized, controlled study
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e29651. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Peony-Glycyrrhiza Decoction for Antipsychotic-Related Hyperprolactinemia in Women With Schizophrenia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Sui Cheung Man
    From the School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Psychiatry, Beijing Key Laboratory of Mental Disorders, Beijing Anding Hospital, and Center of Schizophrenia, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Capital Medical University, Beijing and Department of Psychiatry, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Shaanxi, China and Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King s College London, London, UK
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 36:572-579. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Acupuncture for residual insomnia associated with major depressive disorder: a placebo- and sham-controlled, subject- and assessor-blind, randomized trial
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Psychiatry 76:e752-60. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine for insomnia: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep Med Rev 16:497-507. 2012

Collaborators

  • Wei Wang
  • Yi Bin Feng
  • Grainne M McAlonan
  • Yao Tong
  • Shi Ping Zhang
  • Ka Fai Chung
  • Wendy Wong
  • Kai Fai Lee
  • Li zhu Lin
  • Chi Wai Cheung
  • Yan Liu
  • Qiang Li
  • Li Zhang
  • Qing Liu
  • Sing Leung Lui
  • Tsin Wah Leung
  • Di Wang
  • Hei Kiu Wong
  • Wing Fai Yeung
  • Stephen Cho Wing Sze
  • Xiao Min Wang
  • Sui Cheung Man
  • Tzi Bun Ng
  • Shi Wei Wang
  • Ho Pan Cheung
  • Dan Dan Tian
  • Hua Ning Wang
  • Annballaw Bridget Leigh
  • Qing Rong Tan
  • Hai Yong Chen
  • Chun Ho Ma
  • Linda L D Zhong
  • Vivian Taam Wong
  • Eric Tat Chi Ziea
  • Fiona Yan Yee Ho
  • Maggie Man Ki Poon
  • Chuan Yue Wang
  • Yan Bo Zhang
  • Lixing Lao
  • Hai Ning Yuan
  • Huai Hai Wang
  • Jenny Ka Wing Lam
  • Xian Bin Li
  • Jia Lu
  • Yanbo Zhang
  • Rui Guo Zhang
  • Dongxu Jia
  • Yulin Zhou
  • Agnes F Y Tiwari
  • Leorey Saligan
  • Juan Wang
  • Brian Walitt
  • Qing fan Meng
  • Le sheng Teng
  • Cheng Yu Lü
  • Jing Xie
  • Zhi Hua Guo
  • Linda Ld Zhong
  • Wai Ling Lin
  • Wai Ki Choi
  • Stephen C W Sze
  • Eric Ziea
  • Shi Guang Li
  • Kun Wai
  • Ben X B Yu
  • Kin Lok Cheng
  • Xun Yuan Cai
  • Grace W K Tang
  • William Cs Cho
  • Vivian Wong Taam
  • Kwok Chu Tso
  • Lai Ming Ho

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint The effectiveness and safety of acupuncture therapy in depressive disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 124:9-21. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Electroacupuncture for refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder: a pilot waitlist-controlled trial
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:619-22. 2009
    ..0 +/- 1.1 vs. 4.4 +/- 1.1, p = 0.002). As an additional therapy, EA is effective in alleviating OCD symptoms of treatment-resistant patients. A large-scale controlled study is warranted...
  3. doi request reprint Neuroprotective effects of paeoniflorin, but not the isomer albiflorin, are associated with the suppression of intracellular calcium and calcium/calmodulin protein kinase II in PC12 cells
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Mol Neurosci 51:581-90. 2013
    ..PF further displayed remarkable effects in preventing intracellular Ca(2+) overload and suppressing overexpression of CaMKII. Differential mechanisms may be involved in neuroprotective action of the two isomers. ..
  4. doi request reprint Randomized non-invasive sham-controlled pilot trial of electroacupuncture for postpartum depression
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 142:115-21. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Platelet 5-HT(1A) receptor correlates with major depressive disorder in drug-free patients
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 53:74-9. 2014
    ..Thus overexpression of platelet 5-HT1A receptors and reduced 5-HT tone may function as a peripheral marker of depression. ..
  6. pmc Prescription of chinese herbal medicine and selection of acupoints in pattern-based traditional chinese medicine treatment for insomnia: a systematic review
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:902578. 2012
    ..Although many studies were reviewed, the study quality and diagnostic process were inadequate. More high quality studies are needed to examine the additional benefits of pattern differentiation and pattern-based TCM treatment...
  7. pmc Dense cranial electroacupuncture stimulation for major depressive disorder--a single-blind, randomized, controlled study
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e29651. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Peony-Glycyrrhiza Decoction for Antipsychotic-Related Hyperprolactinemia in Women With Schizophrenia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Sui Cheung Man
    From the School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Psychiatry, Beijing Key Laboratory of Mental Disorders, Beijing Anding Hospital, and Center of Schizophrenia, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Capital Medical University, Beijing and Department of Psychiatry, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Shaanxi, China and Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King s College London, London, UK
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 36:572-579. 2016
    ..This double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled study aimed to reevaluate the efficacy of PGD against antipsychotic-related hyperPRL...
  9. doi request reprint Acupuncture for residual insomnia associated with major depressive disorder: a placebo- and sham-controlled, subject- and assessor-blind, randomized trial
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Psychiatry 76:e752-60. 2015
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of acupuncture for residual insomnia and other residual symptoms associated with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  10. doi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine for insomnia: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep Med Rev 16:497-507. 2012
    ..Further studies with a double-blind placebo-controlled design are needed to accurately determine the benefits and risks of CHM for insomnia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive and Holistic Analysis of HT-29 Colorectal Cancer Cells and Tumor-Bearing Nude Mouse Model: Interactions Among Fractions Derived From the Chinese Medicine Formula Tian Xian Liquid in Effects on Human Colorectal Carcinoma
    Annballaw Bridget Leigh
    The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Integr Cancer Ther . 2016
    ..Moreover, the design of the present study may lead to further development of more tissue-specific effective drugs with minimal side effects for clinical use in combating carcinoma...
  12. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Clozapine in Concomitant Use of Radix Rehmanniae, Fructus Schisandrae, Radix Bupleuri, or Fructus Gardeniae in Rats
    Dan Dan Tian
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Molecules 21:. 2016
    ..Herb-drug interaction includes both pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic mechanisms. This result gives us a hint that pharmacodynamic herb-drug interaction, instead of pharmacokinetic types, may exist and need further confirmation. ..
  13. doi request reprint Paeoniflorin, a natural neuroprotective agent, modulates multiple anti-apoptotic and pro-apoptotic pathways in differentiated PC12 cells
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 33:521-9. 2013
    ..The study provides evidence supporting PF as a potential therapeutic agent used for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and neural injury...
  14. doi request reprint Not only dopamine D2 receptors involved in Peony-Glycyrrhiza Decoction, an herbal preparation against antipsychotic-associated hyperprolactinemia
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 39:332-8. 2012
    ..This experimental evidence supports clinical use of PGD as an effective treatment of antipsychotic-induced hyperPRL...
  15. pmc An epidemiological study of concomitant use of Chinese medicine and antipsychotics in schizophrenic patients: implication for herb-drug interaction
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e17239. 2011
    ..The aim of this epidemiological study was to characterize associations of clinical outcomes with concomitant herbal and antipsychotic use in patients with schizophrenia...
  16. doi request reprint Peony-Glycyrrhiza Decoction, an Herbal Preparation, Inhibits Clozapine Metabolism via Cytochrome P450s, but Not Flavin-Containing Monooxygenase in In Vitro Models
    Wei Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China W W, D D T, Z J Z College of Life Science, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China B Z, D W Department of Psychiatry, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, China Q R T and Beijing Key Laboratory of Mental Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China C Y W
    Drug Metab Dispos 43:1147-53. 2015
    ..This suppression is principally associated with the inhibition of related P450 activity but not FMOs. The present study provides in vitro evidence of herb-antipsychotic interactions. ..
  17. doi request reprint Studies on the regulatory effect of Peony-Glycyrrhiza Decoction on prolactin hyperactivity and underlying mechanism in hyperprolactinemia rat model
    Di Wang
    School of Life Sciences, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, China School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Neurosci Lett 606:60-5. 2015
    ..Collectively, the anti-hyperPRL activity of PGD associates with the modulation of dopaminergic neuronal system and the restoration of serum progesterone level. Our finding supports PGD as an effective agent against hyperPRL...
  18. pmc The role of acupoint stimulation as an adjunct therapy for lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Hai Yong Chen
    School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, G F, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:362. 2013
    ..However, the role of acupoint stimulation in lung cancer treatment was not fully reviewed...
  19. doi request reprint Liquiritigenin exhibits antitumour action in pituitary adenoma cells via Ras/ERKs and ROS-dependent mitochondrial signalling pathways
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China College of Life Science, Jilin University, Changchun, China
    J Pharm Pharmacol 66:408-17. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate antitumour effects of liquiritigenin (LQ) on pituitary adenoma in in-vitro and in-vivo models...
  20. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of a Chinese herbal formula (Er-Xian decoction) for menopausal symptoms in Hong Kong perimenopausal women
    Linda L D Zhong
    School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pukfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Menopause 20:767-76. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness and safety of a Chinese herbal formula, Er-Xian decoction (EXD), in the treatment of menopausal symptoms among Hong Kong perimenopausal women...
  21. doi request reprint 18beta-glycyrrhetinic acid induces apoptosis in pituitary adenoma cells via ROS/MAPKs-mediated pathway
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Neurooncol 116:221-30. 2014
    ..This study provides experimental evidence in the support of further developing GA as a chemotherapeutic agent for pituitary adenoma...
  22. pmc Electroacupuncture for residual insomnia associated with major depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep 34:807-15. 2011
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of electroacupuncture as an additional treatment for residual insomnia associated with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  23. doi request reprint In Vitro Effects of Concomitant Use of Herbal Preparations on Cytochrome P450s Involved in Clozapine Metabolism
    Wei Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Molecules 21:. 2016
    ..11 mg/mL). Overall, the weak-to-moderate inhibitory effect of FS on in vitro clozapine metabolism indicated its potential role in herb-drug interaction in practice. ..
  24. doi request reprint Steroidogenic effect of Erxian decoction for relieving menopause via the p-Akt/PKB pathway in vitro and in vivo
    Shi Wei Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Electronic address
    J Ethnopharmacol . 2016
    ..However, the mechanistic studies on steroidogenic effects of EXD are still inadequate. Hence, the mechanisms of steroidogenic effects of EXD were studied in vitro and in vivo in this study...
  25. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy improves antipsychotic and somnographic responses in adolescents with first-episode psychosis--a case-control study
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, China
    Schizophr Res 137:97-103. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ECT in adolescents with first-episode psychosis...
  26. pmc Chemobrain: a critical review and causal hypothesis of link between cytokines and epigenetic reprogramming associated with chemotherapy
    Xiao Min Wang
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Anaesthesiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Cytokine 72:86-96. 2015
    ..Such knowledge is critical to identify pharmaceutical targets with the potential to prevent and treat cancer-treatment related cognitive dysfunction and similar disorders. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic effects of Chinese herbal medicine against neuroendocrinological diseases especially related to hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal and hypothalamus-pituitary-gonadal axis
    Di Wang
    College of Life Sciences, Jilin University, Changchun, China School of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pak J Pharm Sci 27:741-54. 2014
    ..This review provides a basis for herbs use in neuroendocrinological diseases. The data collected here will benefit to further research associated to herbal medicines and hormones. ..
  28. pmc Efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicine for benign prostatic hyperplasia: systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Chun Ho Ma
    The University of Hong Kong, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong 852, China
    Asian J Androl 15:471-82. 2013
    ..The commonly used herbs identified here should provide insights for future clinical practice and research. Larger randomized controlled trials of better quality are needed to truly evaluate the efficacy of Chinese herbal medicine...
  29. ncbi request reprint The beneficial effects of the herbal medicine Free and Easy Wanderer Plus (FEWP) for mood disorders: double-blind, placebo-controlled studies
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Psychiatr Res 41:828-36. 2007
    ..FEWP monotherapy may be also an effective alternative treatment for depressed conditions...