Henry Chi Hang Fung
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Rush University Medical Center, USA
Henry C. Fung, MD, F.R.C.P.Edin., is a Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Section of Bone Marrow Transplant and Cell Therapy at Rush Medical College, Rush University and holds the chair of Coleman Foundation Professor of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. He obtained his medical degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1987, trained in Internal Medicine and Hematology at the University of Hong Kong. He then furthered his training in Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation at British Columbia Cancer Agency, University of British Columbia, Canada. Upon completion of his fellowship, he joined the staff and faculty at the Vancouver Hospital and Health Science Center, BC Cancer Agency and the University of British Columbia. In 1996, Dr. Fung relocated and joined the faculty at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center and Beckman Research Institute in Duarte, California. Before he joined Rush University in 2005, Dr. Fung directed the Hematologic Malignancies, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Irvine. Dr. Fung is best known for his clinical investigations into the treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma, in particular, related to the use of stem cell transplantation for these life-threatening hematologic disorders. He is also actively involved in translational and clinical research related to Stem Cell Mobilization and Regenerative Medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation He is author and co-author of over 200 peer reviewed scientific articles and abstracts.