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Dr Lam, Ka On 林嘉安

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Clinical Assistant Professor

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Dr Lam, Ka On 林嘉安

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2005The University of Hong KongMBBS
2010The Royal College of RadiologistsFRCR
2013Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKCR
2013The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM (Radiology)
Biography

Dr. Ka-On Lam is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Oncology, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He graduated with distinction in M.B.B.S. from HKU in 2005. He was awarded the Frank Doyle Medal at the First Examination of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR, UK) in 2008 and the Rohan Williams Medal at the Final Examination in 2010. He then joined HKU as clinical assistant professor and obtained his specialist qualification in Clinical Oncology in 2013. He was selected as the Distinguished Young Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 2014.

His research interests are novel treatment strategy and circulating tumor cells in gastrointestinal cancers and nasopharyngeal cancer. He was awarded the HKU Overseas Fellowship in 2013 which funded his elective on drug development at The Royal Marsden. Since then he participated as Principal Investigator (PI) or site PI in 19 clinical trials in gastrointestinal oncology, including 5 phase I/II trials. As of 2019, he has received more than HK$50 million of external peer-reviewed research funding in Hong Kong and Mainland China with over HK$29 million as Principal/ Co-Principal Investigator in gastrointestinal cancers and nasopharyngeal cancer translational research. He is supervisor of 6 current MPhil/ PhD students.

He has published over 60 articles in international journals including Lancet Oncology, Cell Stem Cell, PNAS, IJROBP and IJC, and presented over 50 conference abstracts at DDW, ESMO, ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer and other major conferences. He has been serving the Editorial Board of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology (Hong Kong Supplement) since 2018 and has been reviewers for international peer-reviewed journals including British Journal of Surgery and British Journal of Radiology. He is a founding member of the HK SBRT Study Group. He has given over 50 invited lectures on gastrointestinal cancer in Hong Kong and in other Asia-Pacific countries.

He is now the Honorary Treasurer of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists, member of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Clinical Coordinating Committee (Clinical Oncology) Site-Specific Expert Advisory Group of Hospital Authority, member of the Cancer Expert Working Group on Cancer Prevention and Screening, HKSAR. He also serves as the Council Member of the Hong Kong Cancer Therapy Society and the Hand-in-Hand Cancer Foundation.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2008-11-01Frank Doyle Medal for the First FRCR Examination: The Royal College of Radiologists
Others
2013-09-01The HKU Overseas Fellowship Award: The University of Hong Kong
Others
2010-11-01Rohan Williams Medal for the Final FRCR Examination: The Royal College of Radiologists
Others
2014-09-01Distinguished Young Fellow of The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine: The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2017-Now成員香港大學深圳醫院腫瘤科科室與安全管理小組
2017-NowMemberClinical Co-ordinating Committee (Gastrointestinal Cancer), Site-specific Expert Advisory Group, Hospital Authoritym Hong Kong
2017-NowMemberNewsletter Sub-committee, Hong Kong College of Radiologists
2017-NowMemberEducation Committee, Hong Kong College of Radiologists
2016-18Council MemberHand-in-Hand Cancer Foundation
2019-NowMemberTask Force on Radiotherapy, Project Steering Committee on Standards for Ambulatory Facilities, Department of Health, Hong Kong
2016-17MemberEditing Team of Hong Kong College of Radiologists Clinical Referral Guideline
2018-NowMemberWorking Group on Hong Kong Genome Project, Food and Health Bureau, Hong Kong
2018-NowHonorary SecretaryFinance Committee, Hong Kong College of Radiologists
2014-NowMemberCancer Expert Eorking Group on Cancer Prevention and Screening, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong
2014-NowMemberCancer Education Committee, The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society
2017-NowScientific MemberIRB, HKU-SZH
2014-NowMemberColorectal Cancer Screening Pilot Programme Task Force, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong
2016-18Scientific MemberHKU-HA HKWC IRB
2017-NowHonorary SecretaryWorking Group for review of Training Regulations and Guidelines in Clinical Oncology, Hong Kong College of Radiologists
2016-17Board MemberAsia Investigator's Network for Gastric Cancer Research, Korean Enterpeise for Clinical Trials (KoNECT)
2018-19香港執行委員泛珠江區域腫瘤放射治療協作組
2016-17Council MemberHong Kong College of Raiologists
2018-NowHonorary AdvisorCancer Information Hong Kong
MemberHong Kong Medical Association
MemberEuropean Society for Medical Oncology
MemberHong Kong Proton Therapy Study Group
2019-2021常務委員深圳巿抗癌協會臨床試驗委員會
2019-2023副主任委員深圳巿醫學會腹部腫瘤MDT專業委員會
MemberHong Kong Head and Neck Society
2017-NowCouncil MemberHK Cancer Therapy Society
2017-NowFounding Member and Council MemberHK SBRT Study Group
2018-NowCouncil MemberHK NPC Study Group
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