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Professor Leung, Wing Hang 梁永恒

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Clinical Professor

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Professor Leung, Wing Hang 梁永恒

Title:
Clinical Professor

Short Biography:

Professor Leung is Head and Clinical Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Hong Kong and Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University. He was certified in General Pediatrics and in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology by the American Board of Pediatrics. His research work focuses on the biology of human natural killer cells and memory T cells, specifically the clinical applications in hematopoietic cell transplantation and cellular therapy for cancers, infectious diseases, inborn errors, and immune disorders. He is an elected Member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
The University of Hong KongMBBS
Johns Hopkins UniversityPhD
Biography

Professor Leung is Head and Clinical Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Hong Kong and Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University. He is certified in General Pediatrics and in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology by the American Board of Pediatrics. His research work focuses on the biology of human natural killer cells and memory T cells, specifically the clinical applications in hematopoietic cell transplantation and cellular therapy for cancers, infectious diseases, inborn errors, and immune disorders. He is an elected Member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2015-01-01Newsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
03/2021-AssociateHong Kong College of Paediatricians
01/2020-Scientific Advisory Board MemberViva Foundation
03/2021-AssociateHong Kong College of Paediatricians
01/2014-12/2014MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science (#20325754)
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