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Dr Chan, Yap Hang 陳熠恒

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Dr Chan, Yap Hang 陳熠恒

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

Also Cited As:
Chan, WYH
Chan, Will Yap Hang

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2008The University of Hong KongMBBS
2008The University of Hong KongMRes(Med)
2019Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM(Medicine)
Hong Kong College of PaediatriciansFHKCP
Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United KingdomMRCP (UK)
Biography

Dr. Chan is Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine at University of Hong Kong, and Honorary Specialist Cardiologist at Queen Mary Hospital.

Graduated from Queen’s College as Senior Morrison Scholar, Dr. Chan obtained his medical degree together with the Master of Research in Medicine at the University of Hong Kong in 2008. After internship, he was immediately appointed Clinical Assistant Professor in Public Health Medicine by HKU, at the age of 26. After a period fully immersed in research, he further pursued and completed specialist clinical training in Cardiology and Advanced Internal Medicine at Queen Mary Hospital.

Dr. Chan’s main research interests are in the areas of Clinical Pharmacology and Cardiovascular Medicine. He aspires to develop novel clinical therapeutics for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. He has published more than 60 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals, including First-authored articles in JAMA, JAMA Cardiology, European Heart Journal, and Stroke. He is the Review Editor for Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, and served as reviewer for European Heart Journal, JAMA Network Open, JACC Clinical Electrophysiology, Heart Rhythm, and International Journal of Cardiology.

Dr. Chan’s clinical interests entail all areas of Clinical Cardiology including percutaneous interventions, arrhythmias, and cardiac device therapy. He is currently the Coordinator of genetic studies in the Cardiology Division of Queen Mary Hospital. He also co-established the Cardiac Oncology Research Program at HKU under the Dean’s Fund, with an aim of shedding lights on aetiology and fight against the clinical burden of heart diseases in cancer patients

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2010-12-11Best Paper Award 2010: "Abnormal vascular function in PR interval prolongation: Novel insights into mechanisms of adverse cardiovascular outcomes": Asian Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference 2010, Hong Kong College of Cardiology, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2010-08-01Dr. TY Chau Training and Research Scholarship 2010: “Mendelian Randomization to Unravel the Impact of Life-Long Vitamin D Deficiency on Cardiovascular Disease and Death: Implications for Community-based cardiovascular prevention”: Hong Kong College of Community Medicine
Research Achievement
2010-09-01Asian-Pacific Society of Hypertension Young Investigator Fellowships Award: International Society of Hypertension 23rd Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, 2010
Research Achievement
Lee, KH
Chan, CK
Ko, WS
Lam, PY
Lee, WT
Tong, PY
Wong, HY
Wong, SC
Yu, TO
2010-12-01OSH Student Research Scholarship 2010-2011 (Student Health Research Project Supervisor): Occupational Safety and Health Council, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2010-08-01World Cancer Research Fund International Fellowship: WCRF International Conference and International Course in Nutritional Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, 2010
Research Achievement
Li, SW
Lau, CP
Lau, CP
2011-12-16Best Original Research by Trainees Silver Medal 2011 (Abstract titled: PR Interval Prolongation is Associated with Endothelial Dysfunction, Arterial stiffness and Activation of Vascular Repair: Novel Pathophysiological Insights and Clinical Implications): Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
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