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Dr Yap, Yat Hin Desmond 葉逸軒

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Dr Yap, Yat Hin Desmond 葉逸軒

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

Also Cited As:
Yap, DYH
Yap, D

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2003The University of Hong KongMBBS
2006Royal College of PhysiciansMRCP (UK)
2010Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKCP
2010The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM (Medicine)
2014The University of Hong KongMD (HK)
2015Royal College of Physicians (Glasgow)FRCP (Glasg)
2016Royal College of Physicians (Edinburg)FRCP (Edin)
2017Royal College of Physicians (London)FRCP (Lond)
Biography

Dr. Desmond Yat-Hin YAP joined the Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital in 2004 and was appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor in Medicine, the University of Hong Kong since 2012. His research interests include the immunopathogenesis and the use of immunosuppressive treatments in glomerular diseases as well as infective complications in renal failure patients. He received the Young Investigator Award by the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology in 2009 for his work on lupus nephritis. He was also awarded the Li Shu Pui Clinical Fellowship (2014-2015) and worked as a visiting clinician-scientist at the Fiebiger-Nikolaus Centre, Friedrich-Alexander University, Germany. He was nominated as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow and Edinburgh in 2014 and 2015 respectively. He is currently a council member of the Hong Kong Society for Nephrology (HKSN) and also the Honorary Secretary for the Asian Lupus Nephritis Network (ALNN) and the Hong Kong Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (HKSHI). He has published over 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals and one book chapter on exit site infection in peritoneal dialysis patients. He is a regular reviewer for several internationally renowned journals and served as Associate Editors for some of these journals.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2009-10-01Hong Kong Society of Nephrology Young Investigator Award: Hong Kong Society of Nephrology
Research Achievement
2012-11-01Li Shu Pui Medical Foundation Clinical Fellowship: Li Shu Pui Medical Foundation Clinical Fellowship Scheme The University of Hong Kong
Others
2015-01-01Best Oral Abstract Presentation - 20th Medical Research Conference, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong: Department of Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2016-01-01Best Oral Abstract Presentation - 21st Medical Research Conference, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong: Department of Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2017-01-01Best Abstract in Basic Science & Translational (Poster)- 22nd Medical Research Conference, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong: Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
07/2012-06/2013Honorary SecretaryAsian Lupus Nephritis Network
07/2012-06/2013, 07/2015-6/2017Honorary SecretaryHong Kong Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
10/2014-nowCouncil MemberHong Kong Society of Nephrology
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