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Dr. Hanna LU, Research Assistant Professor

Doctor LU Hanna                           

Research Assistant Professor          

路翰娜博士

PhD (CUHK)

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ORCID: 0000-0002-9090-258X
Personal Website: http://thebrainx.com/

HLu 

OTHER POSITIONS:

  • Associate Researcher: Shenzhen Research Institute (SZRI) CUHK (By Courtesy)

  • Editorial Board Members: General Psychiatry (GPSYCH) (2018-)

  • Associate Editor: CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics (2018-)

  • Associate Editor: Journal of Alzheimer’ Disease (2017-)
     

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Individualized non-invasive brain stimulation

  • Precise measurement of neurocognitive function

  • Mechanisms of cognitive ageing and resilience

  • Neuroinformatics approach to brain science in psychiatry

 

CURRENT PROJECTS:

 

 AWARDS:

  1. 2019 Travel Grants on the 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Neurology (JSN)

  2. 2019 Travel Grants on the 3rd International Taiwanese Congress of Neurology (ITCN) & Annual Meeting of Taiwan Neurological Society

  3. 2019 Traning Fellowships from the National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS) (Japan)

  4. 2018 Champion & Young Investigator Awards on the International Alzheimer’s Disease Conference

  5. 2018 Young Investigator Awards on The 15th Meeting of the Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry

  6. 2015 Performance Award on The 22nd International Student Congress of [Bio] Medical Sciences 2015

  7. 2015 Paper Award on The 15th Congress of Chinese Cerebrovascular Diseases

  8. 2015 Paper Award on “Putting Aging Research and Clinical Practice in Cultural Context”: US-Hong Kong Conference

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

 Neuropsychology

  1. Lu H*, Lam LC. Associations between intra-individual variability and Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in cognitive ageing and prodromal dementia: A domain-specific perspective. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 2018; 48:102-103.

  2. Lu H*. Relationship between age-related frailty and intra-individual variability of reaction time in healthy seniors: implications for Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders. 2018; 33: S25.

  3. Lu H*, Lam LC. Impacts of 'two-level' variability on the differential power for Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in prodromal dementia. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2017; 88(2): 186-187.

  4. Lu H*, Chan SS, Lam LC. ‘Two-level’ measurements of processing speed as cognitive markers in the differential diagnosis of DSM-5 mild neurocognitive disorders (NCD). Scientific Reports 2017; 7.

  5. Lu H*. Intra-and inter-individual variability of information processing speed in adults with neurocognitive disorders. F1000 Research 2017; 6.

  6. Lu H*, Chan SS, Fung AW, Lam LC. Utility of Montreal Cognitive Assessment (Hong Kong Version) in the diagnosis of mild neurocognitive disorders (NCD): NCD due to Alzheimer Disease (NCD-AD) and NCD due to Vascular Disease (NCD-Vascular). Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2016; 17(4): 366.

  7. Lu H, Fung AW, Chan SS, Lam LC. Disturbance of attention network functions in Chinese healthy older adults: an intra-individual perspective. International Psychogeriatrics 2016; 28(2): 291-301.

  8. Lu H*, Chan SS, Fung AW, Lam LC. Efficiency of attentional components in elderly with mild neurocognitive disorders shown by the attention network test. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 2016; 41(1-2): 93-98.

  9. Lu H*, Law WY, Fung AW, Lam LC. Evaluating the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and its subtests for DSM-5 mild neurocognitive disorders (NCD): Does age have an effect on the screening accuracy? Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2016; 85: 26-27.

  10. Lu H*, Chan SS, Lam LC. Associations between intra-Individual variability of reaction time and cognitive function in cognitively normal senior adults: still beyond good or bad? Geriatrics 2016; 1(2): 13.

 Neuroimaging

  1. Lu H*, Ma SL, Wing WCC, Wong SWH, Lam LC. Interaction Effects of Apolipoprotein E ε 4 and Cognitive Status on the Functional Connectivity within Default Mode Network in Individuals at Risk of Cognitive Impairments. bioRxiv 2019, 565812.

  2. Lu H*. Towards a more targeted rTMS treatment for late-life depression: age-specific morphometric variance of left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Brain Stimulation 2017; 10(2): 365.
  3. Lu H*, Ma SL, Wong SW, Tam CW, Cheng ST, Chan SS, Lam LC. Aberrant interhemispheric functional connectivity within default mode network and its relationships with neurocognitive features in cognitively normal APOE ε 4 elderly carriers. International Psychogeriatrics 2017; 29(5): 805-814.

  4. Lu H*. Mapping the brain: the leading projects of brain science in the era of big data (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Psychiatry 2017; 50(2):157-160.

  5. Lu H*, Ma SL, Chan SS, Lam LC. The effects of apolipoprotein ε 4 on aging brain in cognitively normal Chinese elderly: a surface-based morphometry study. International Psychogeriatrics 2016; 28(9): 1503-1511.

  6. Lu H*, Ning YP. When neuroscience meets network thinking: new perspective on brain disorders (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Neuromedicine 2014; 13(12): 1292-1296.

  7. Lu H*, Ning YP. Advances in brain activity mapping (BAM) and brain connectome (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 47(3): 179-182.

 Neuromodulation

  1. Lu H*, Lam LC. Cathodal Skin Lesions Induced by Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS). Neuromodulation 2018; (In Press)

  2. Lu H*, Chan SS, Lam LC, Cheng CP, Chan WC, He HB, Zhao SH, Ning YP. Towards individualized psychiatric practice: the legacy of neurotherapeutics (in Chinese). Chinese Science Bulletin 2018; 63: 2592-2598.

 Neuropsychology & Neuroimaging

  1. Lu H*, Xi N, Fung AW, Lam LC. Mapping the Proxies of Memory and Learning Function in Senior Adults with High-performing, Normal Aging and Neurocognitive Disorders. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2018; 64(3): 815-826.

  2. Lu H*, Chan SSM, Fung AWT, Lam LCW. Beyond a Differential Diagnosis: Cognitive and Morphometric Decoding of Information Processing Speed in Senior Adults with DSM-5 Mild Neurocognitive Disorders. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2017; 58(3):927-937.

 Neuroimaging & Neuromodulation

  1. Lu H*, Chan SS, Lam LC. Localized Analysis of Normalized Distance from Scalp to Cortex And Personalized Evaluation (LANDSCAPE): Focusing on Age-and Dementia-specific Changes. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2019, 64(7): 1331-1341.