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Dr Lui, Tak Wai David 呂德威

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Dr Lui, Tak Wai David 呂德威

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2012The University of Hong KongMBBS (Hons) (HK)
2015Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh and Royal Collegeof Physicians and Surgeons of GlasgowMRCP (UK)
2020Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM (Medicine)
2019Hong Kong College of PhysiciansFHKCP
Biography

Dr David Lui obtained his MBBS degree with Honours from the University of Hong Kong in 2012 and obtained his MRCP (UK) in 2015. He completed his specialty training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in 2019 and Advanced Internal Medicine in 2020 at the Queen Mary Hospital. He joined the Department of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong, as a Clinical Assistant Professor since March 2021.

Dr Lui's research interests include diabetic bone disease, and endocrine complications of cancer treatments and infections. Supported by the Hong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction and the Training and Research Assistance Scheme of the Queen Mary Hospital Charitable Trust, he studied the role of biomarkers in the bone health in type 2 diabetes. Later he went on to study the epidemiological aspect of fractures in diabetes using a territory-wide electronic health database. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, he has established a cohort of COVID-19 patients for the ongoing evaluation of endocrine dysfunction associated with COVID-19. His publication titled 'Thyroid Dysfunction in Relation to Immune Profile, Disease Status and Outcome in 191 Patients with COVID-19' has been listed among the Highly Cited Articles in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles in international journals including Diabetes Care, International Journal of Epidemiology and the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. He has also served as a reviewer in journals including Thyroid and Journal of Diabetes Investigation. In recognition of his research work, he has been awarded locally and internationally, including the recent Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigators from the Hong Kong College of Physicians (2021) and the Rising Star Award in the International Congress of Diabetes and Metabolism (2021).

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2021-11-01Best Poster Exhibition Award: 9th Seoul International Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Research Achievement
2019-11-01Best Oral Presentation (Clinical Session): HKSEMR Annual Scientific Meeting
Research Achievement
2020-05-01International Non-Fellow Physician AACE Travel Grant Award: AACE 29th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress
Research Achievement
2020-11-01Best Poster Presentation (Clinical Session): HKSEMR Annual Scientific Meeting
Research Achievement
2021-01-01Best Abstract in Clinical Medicine (Oral): 26th Medical Research Conference
Research Achievement
2021-10-01Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigators: Hong Kong College of Physicians
Research Achievement
2021-10-01Rising Star Award: International Congress of Diabetes and Metabolism
Research Achievement
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