Jackie Cheuk Yin Kwan

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An improved Agrobacterium -mediated transformation protocol is described for a recalcitrant commercial maize elite inbred with optimized media modifications and AGL1. These improvements can be applied to other commercial inbreds. This study describes a significantly improved Agrobacterium-mediated transformation protocol in a recalcitrant commercial maize(More)
This study describes and evaluates a cognitive-behavioral treatment group for people with chronic physical illness in Hong Kong. We developed a group protocol based on the understanding that Chinese people generally prefer a structured group format, expect group leaders to be active and directive, and are not used to expressing opinions and emotions in(More)
The current study describes a robust, high-frequency Agrobacterium-mediated transformation protocol suitable for multiple recalcitrant modern elite commercial maize inbreds employing media modifications with glucose, cupric sulfate and a cytokinin, 6-benzylaminopurine (BAP). An optimal combination of these three key elements in the co-cultivation, resting,(More)
The objectives of this paper are to evaluate the efficacy of a community-based lay-led Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) among patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis and evaluate the effectiveness of “shared care collaboration” between hospital and community. We trained 17 lay leaders and recruited patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis(More)
BACKGROUND Psychological distress is prevalent among people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and aggravates their motor symptoms, thereby leading to increased disability, high healthcare costs, and poor health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The under-recognition and adverse effects of the pharmacological management of anxiety and depression among the PD(More)
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