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Dr Lau, Gary Kui Kai 劉巨基

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Clinical Assistant Professor
Honorary Research Fellow

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Dr Lau, Gary Kui Kai 劉巨基

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor
Honorary Research Fellow

Curriculum Vitae:

Also Cited As:
Kui Kai Lau
KK Lau

Short Biography:

Gary Kui Kai Lau graduated in 2008 from the University of Hong Kong with a M.B.B.S and Master of Research in Cardiovascular Medicine degree. He joined the Division of Neurology, University of Hong Kong as Clinical Assistant Professor in 2011 under the Young Academic Scheme. He completed his Neurology training at Queen Mary Hospital in 2015 and subsequently completed a DPhil in Clinical Neurosciences (Stroke medicine) in 2017 (University of Oxford Croucher Scholar) at The Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia, University of Oxford, under the mentorship of Professor Peter Rothwell.  

Dr Lau's main interest is stroke and he is passionate about understanding more about how stroke can be prevented and better treated as well as how the well-being of stroke patients and their caregivers could be improved. He currently leads a Stroke Prevention and Research Group with projects focusing on primary and secondary prevention of stroke. He is also a co-investigator of the We-Rise programme which aims to improve the well-being of stroke patients and their caregivers through a variety of interventions. Dr Lau's research work has been published in more than 50 international peer-reviewed journals such as Neurology, Stroke, European Heart Journal, Journal of the American Heart Association and American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. He has edited one book and has authored more than 25 book chapters.

Dr Lau is also passionate in teaching. He is currently the Editor of the HKU eLearning Platform in Clinical Neurosciences. In 2014, he was awarded a Faculty Teaching Medal in recognition of his outstanding performance in teaching and promotion of good practice in teaching.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2008The University of Hong KongMBBS
2008The University of Hong KongMRES(Med)
2011Royal College of Physicians (UK)MRCP (UK)
2016Hong Kong College of PhysiciansFHKCP
2016Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM (Medicine)
2016Higher Education Academy (UK)AFHEA (UK)
2018University of OxfordDPhil in Clinical Neurosciences
2018European Stroke OrganisationFESO
Biography

Gary Kui Kai Lau graduated in 2008 from the University of Hong Kong with a M.B.B.S and Master of Research in Cardiovascular Medicine degree. He joined the Division of Neurology, University of Hong Kong as Clinical Assistant Professor in 2011 under the Young Academic Scheme. He completed his Neurology training at Queen Mary Hospital in 2015 and subsequently completed a DPhil in Clinical Neurosciences (Stroke medicine) in 2017 (University of Oxford Croucher Scholar) at The Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia, University of Oxford, under the mentorship of Professor Peter Rothwell.  

Dr Lau's main interest is stroke and he is passionate about understanding more about how stroke can be prevented and better treated as well as how the well-being of stroke patients and their caregivers could be improved. He currently leads a Stroke Prevention and Research Group with projects focusing on primary and secondary prevention of stroke. He is also a co-investigator of the We-Rise programme which aims to improve the well-being of stroke patients and their caregivers through a variety of interventions. Dr Lau's research work has been published in more than 50 international peer-reviewed journals such as Neurology, Stroke, European Heart Journal, Journal of the American Heart Association and American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. He has edited one book and has authored more than 25 book chapters.

Dr Lau is also passionate in teaching. He is currently the Editor of the HKU eLearning Platform in Clinical Neurosciences. In 2014, he was awarded a Faculty Teaching Medal in recognition of his outstanding performance in teaching and promotion of good practice in teaching.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2013-01-01Best Abstract in Clinical Medicine: Prognostic Implications of Surrogate Markers of Atherosclerosis in Low to Intermediate Risk Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: 18th Medical Research Conference, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2008-01-01Woo Kai Fun Prize in Clinical Neurology: The University of Hong Kong
Others
Chan, YH
Li, LSW
Lau, CP
2006-01-01Best Paper Award: Incremental Predictive Value of Vascular Surrogate Markers in Coronary Risk Prediction: 1st Asian Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference
Research Achievement
2014-04-01University of Oxford Croucher Scholarship: The University of Oxford and Croucher Foundation
Others
Teo, KC
Lee, R
Chang, SK
2014-03-01Best Free Paper Award (First Runner-up): Antiplatelet Drugs Resumption after Antiplatelet-related Intra-cerebral Haemorrhage: 14th Asian & Oceanian Congress of Neurology
Research Achievement
Yue, WS
Yan, GH
2012-01-01Best Abstract in Basic Science & Translational: Impact of Glycaemic Control on Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Arterial Stiffness in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: 17th Medical Research Conference, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Chan, YH
Li, LSW
Lau, CP
2006-01-01Best Paper Award: Incremental Predictive Value of Vascular Surrogate Markers in Coronary Risk Prediction: 1st Asian Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference
Research Achievement
Chang, SKR
Doherty, I
Hon, SFK
Lee, R
Mak, W
2014-10-01ePoster Award (First Prize, Frontiers Series – East-West Alliance Global Symposia): "Establishing an eLearning Platform in Clinical Neurosciences at HKU": HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Teaching Accomplishment
2014-11-01Faculty Teaching Medal: The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2017-07-01Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigators: Hong Kong College of Physicians
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
04/2015-presentMemberEuropean Stroke Organisation
03/2015-presentMemberBritish Association of Stroke Physicians
07/2011-presentMemberHong Kong Neurological Society
11/2016-presentMemberHong Kong Stroke Society
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