Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Hong Kong, China
Dr. Man-Fung Yuen is the Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong. He is also serving as Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong. He obtained his MBBS in 1992, MD with Sir Patrick Manson Gold Medal in 2001, and PhD in 2005. With his outstanding academic achievements, he has received several prestigious awards including the Outstanding Young Researcher Award in 2005 and Outstanding Researcher Award in 2010 by The University of Hong Kong, the JGH Emerging Leader Lectureship Award (as the first awardee) in 2006 by 4 major Asia Pacific Gastroenterology and Hepatology associations and the Winner of Young Scientist Award (as the first awardee) in 2008 by the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) – Scopus. He is ranked in the upper tier (top 14%) of the top 1% scientists in clinical medicine globally by the ISI Web of Knowledge. The H-index for his publications was 44 according to Scopus.He is the author of 249 research papers published in various international journals. He is now leading a team of more than 10 members including clinical doctors, research assistant professors, post-doctoral fellows, postgraduates, laboratory technicians and research assistants.
Dr. Man-Fung Yuen research interests include the prevention, natural history, molecular virology and treatment of chronic hepatitis B and C, including treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.