Dr Wing Chung CHANG

Clinical Associate Professor
Honorary Consultant, Queen Mary Hospital
Department of Psychiatry
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

Dr WC Chang is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Hong Kong. He is also a Principal Investigator of the State Key Laboratory of Brain & Cognitive Sciences and an Honorary Consultant at the Department of Psychiatry at Queen Mary Hospital. Dr Chang received membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) and the fellowship of Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists in 2007 and 2009 respectively.

Dr Chang’s research interest includes early intervention for psychosis, the longitudinal outcome of first-episode psychosis, at-risk mental state (clinical high-risk) and psychosis prediction, negative symptoms, reinforcement learning and related paradigms, and impact of severe mental illness on physical health. His recent research also includes examining brain abnormalities for youths with subclinical psychotic symptoms and neurocognitive impairment in early-stage bipolar disorder. He has published 132 articles in international peer-reviewed journals. He has received several research awards over the past few years including the Clinical Research Fellowship by HK Research Grants Council and Distinguished Young Fellow by the HK Academy of Medicine and in 2014, International Early Psychosis Association Young Investigator Award and NARSAD Young Investigator Award by Brain & Behaviour Research Foundation of United States in 2016.

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