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Dr. S.B. LIAO (廖素彬博士)

Post-doctoral Fellow
BMed; MMed (Hebei); PhD (HK)
  • location
    Rm L7-37, Laboratory Block,
  • telephone
  • facsimile
Research Interests
  • Anti Mullerian Hormone in human follicles
  • Adrenomedullin in human ectopic pregnancy
  • Contraceptive drug in human tubal function
  • Electrophysiology in seminal fluid secretion in male reproductive system


  • Li HW, Liao SB, Chiu PC, Yeung WS, Ng EH, Cheung AN, Tang F, O WS. Effects of adrenomedullin on the expression of inflammatory cytokines and chemokines in oviducts from women with tubal ectopic pregnancy: an in-vitro experimental study. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2015 Nov 5;13(1):120. [Medline]

  • Li RHW, Liao S., Yeung WSB, Ng EHY, O WS and Ho PC. Ulipristal acetate resembles mifepristone in modulating human Fallopian tube function. Human Reproduction 2014 29: 2156-2162.

  • Li HW, Liao SB, Yeung WS, Ng EH, O WS, Ho PC. Ulipristal acetate resembles mifepristone in modulating human Fallopian tube function.Hum Reprod. 2014 Aug 19. pii: deu210. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Liao SB, Cheung KH, O WS, Tang F. Adrenomedullin Increases the Short-Circuit Current in the Mouse Seminal Vesicle: Actions on Chloride Secretion. Biol Reprod. 2014 Jun 4. pii: biolreprod.113.116848. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Liao SB, Cheung KH, Cheung MP, Wong PF, O WS, Tang F. Adrenomedullin increases the short-circuit current in the rat prostate: Receptors, chloride channels, the effects of cAMP and calcium ions and implications on fluid secretion. Andrology. 2014 May;2(3):474-80. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-2927.2014.00189.x. Epub 2014 Apr 7.

  • Liao SB, Cheung KH, Cheung MP, To YT, O WS, Tang F. Adrenomedullin Increased the Short-Circuit Current in the Pig Oviduct Through Chloride Channels via the CGRP Receptor: Mediation by cAMP and Calcium Ions But Not by Nitric Oxide. Biol Reprod. 2013 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print] [PubMed]

  • O WS, Li HWR, Liao SB, Cheung ANY, Ng EHY, Yeung WSB, Ho JC, Tang F. The decreases in adrenomedullin and ciliary beat frequency in the nasal epithelium in tubal pregnancy Fertil Steril (2013 Aug;100(2):459-463 [PubMed]

  • Chen H, Liao SB, Cheung MP, Chow PH, Cheung ALM, O WS. The effect of sperm DNA damage on the levels of RAD51 and P53 proteins in zygotes and 2 cell embryos sired by golden hamsters without the major accessory sex glands. Free Radic Bio Med 2012;53(4):885-892. [PubMed]

  • Liao SB, Kong LHM, Tang F and O WS Possible functions of adrenomedullin from the seminal fluid in the female reproductive tracts of the rat Syst Biol Reprod Med 2012, 58(6):306-312. [PubMed]

  • Liao SB, Li HW, Ho JC, Yeung WS, Ng EH, Cheung AN, Tang F, O WS. Possible role of adrenomedullin in the pathogenesis of tubal ectopic pregnancy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jun;97(6):2105-12. [PubMed]

  • Liao SB, O WS and Tang F Adrenomedullin inhibits norepinephrine-induced contraction of the rat seminal vesicle. Urology 2012;80: 224e1-5. [PubMed]

  • Chiu CN, Liao S, Lam KW, Tang F, Ho JCM, Ho PC, O WS, Yao QY, Yeung WSB. Adrenomedullin regulates sperm motility and oviductal ciliary beat via cyclic adenosine 5'-monophosphate/protein kinase A and nitric oxide, Endocrinology. 2010;151:3336-3347. [PubMed]

  • Li HWR, Liao S, Chiu PCN, Tam WW, Ho JCM, Ng EHY, Ho PC, Yeung WSB, Tang F, O WS, Expression of adrenomedullin in human oviduct, its regulaton by the hormonal cycle and contact with spermatozoa, and its effect on ciliary beat frequency of the oviductal epithelium, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2010;95:E18-E25. (Publication No. : 182871) 

Professional activities
  • 2003-now, Membership, Hong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction
  • 2012-now, Membership, Hong Kong Society for Reproductive Medicine