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Dr. Brian Hon-Yin Chung

MBBS(Hons), DCH(Ireland), MRCPCH(UK), FHKAM(Paediatrics), FHKCPaed, FCCMG (Clinical Genetics)

Clinical Associate Professor, Centre for Reproduction, Development and Growth,
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Room 115, 1/F, New Clinical Building
Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Queen Mary Hospital
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong SAR

E-mail:    bhychung @ hku.hk
Telephone:    2255 4482
Fax:    2855 1523

 

 

Dr Chung’s research focuses on clinical genetic and genomic studies on “common” and “rare” genetic disorders. He is in close collaboration with other scientific staff in CGS, CRDG (Centre of Reproduction, Growth and Development), Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

His areas of research focus include:

  • Medical application of whole-genome technologies- Using cutting-edge technologies including CNV arrays, whole exome/genome sequencing and detailed phenotypic evaluation to identify novel variants/genes involved in the pathogenesis of human diseases.
  • Clinical Genetics & Genetic Counseling- Disease burden, clinical manifestations & natural history of genetic syndromes; Communication/discourse analysis in genetic counseling in different clinical settings including inherited arrhythmia clinics, prenatal diagnosis, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (in collaboration with Dr Olga Zayts, Dept of English, HKU).
  • Epigenetics and Human Diseases- Using various technologies including bisulphite-converted DNA pyrosequencing, MLPA and whole genome DNA methylation arrays, we study various common and rare disorders in which epigenetics or imprinting is implicated in the pathogenesis.