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Professor Seto, Wai Kay Walter 司徒偉基

Title:
Clinical Professor
Assistant Hospital Chief Executive (Research), HKU-Shenzhen Hospital
Consultant, Medicine, HKU-Shenzhen Hospital

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Professor Seto, Wai Kay Walter 司徒偉基

Title:
Clinical Professor
Assistant Hospital Chief Executive (Research), HKU-Shenzhen Hospital
Consultant, Medicine, HKU-Shenzhen Hospital

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Also Cited As:
Seto, Wai Kay
Seto, WK
Seto, W

Biography

Prof. Wai-Kay Seto graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 2003 and received his Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2010 from the Hong Kong College of Physicians. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Hong Kong in 2012. He is currently a Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine and Principal Investigator of the State Key Laboratory of Liver Disease, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He is also Assistant Hospital Chief Executive (Research) and Medical Director, Clinical Trials Center of the University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China.

Prof. Seto is currently ranked by Clarivate Analytics in the top 1% worldwide by research. He has published more than 190 international journal articles and book chapters, including leading-authored articles in the Lancet, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, Gut, Hepatology and American Journal of Gastroenterology, majority related to research on chronic liver diseases. He has secured a total of over 20 million HKD in external competitive grant funding, has over 80 local, regional and international invited lectureships. He is a principal investigator of 10 phase I-III international industry-sponsored clinical trials.

Prof. Seto has been awarded the Sir David Todd Lectureship, Hong Kong College of Physicians (2019); the Asia-Pacific Digestive Week Emerging Leader from the APDW Federation (2018); Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award (2018), The University of Hong Kong; Guangdong Province Outstanding Young Medical Talent Award (2017); Outstanding Young Research Award (2016-2017) from The University of Hong Kong; and the Distinguished Young Fellow (2013) from the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. 

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Liu, SHK
Wong, SY
Ko, KLM
To, WPE
Yuen, JCH
Wu, CH
Cheng, CTK
2019-02-01Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award of 2019: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Others
Chen, L
2019-01-01Best Abstract Award in Clinical Medicine (oral presentation), 24th Medical Research Conference, Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Chen, L
2018-04-01Best Poster Award (Silver Prize), 9th Asian-Pacific Topic Conference
Research Achievement
Chen, L
2018-01-01Best Abstract Award in Clinical Medicine, 23rd Medical Research Conference (oral presentation), Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Liu, SHK
Wong, SY
Mak, LYL
Ko, KLM
To, WPE
Yuen, JCH
Wu, CH
Cheng, CTK
2019-02-01Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award: HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine
Research Achievement
2019-02-01Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award: LKS Faculty of Medicine The University of Hong Kong
Others
2018-03-01Guangdong Province Outstanding Young Medical Talent Award: 廣東省傑出青年醫學人才, 廣東省衛計委
Research Achievement
2018-03-01深圳市科教工作先進工作者 2017, 深圳市衛計委
Research Achievement
2018-03-01Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2016-2017: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2011-11-01Presidential Poster of Distinction: The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Research Achievement
2012-10-01Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigator: Hong Kong College of Physicians
Research Achievement
2013-06-01Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigator 2013: Hong Kong College of Physicians
Research Achievement
2014-07-01Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigator 2014: Hong Kong College of Physicians
Research Achievement
2012-01-01Best Abstract in Clinical Medicine, Medical Research Conference 2012: Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2013-12-01Distinguished Young Fellow: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Others
2018-11-01Asia Pacific Disease Week Emerging Leader 2018: Asia Pacific Disease Week Federation
Research Achievement
2015-07-01Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigator 2015: Hong Kong College of Physicians
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Disease
MemberHong Kong Inflammatory Bowel Disease Society
Council memberHong Kong Society of Gastroenterology
FellowHong Kong Society of Gastroenterology
MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
MemberCommittee on Digestive Diseases, Shenzhen Medical Association, Shenzhen
Advisory board memberExpert Committee on Health Science and Technology Education, Health and Family Planning Comission, Shenzhen Municipal Government, Shenzhen, China
Board memberSpecialty Board in Advanced Internal Medicine, Hong Kong College of Physicians
Council MemberCross-straits Gastroenterology Society
Council memberHong Kong Association for the Study of Liver Disease
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