Prof Ho Keung NG

Chair Professor
Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Prof HK Ng is both a neuropathologist and a general pathologist serving as Chair Professor of Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) since 2000. He served as Chairman of the Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology from 1999-2011, and Associate Dean (Education) of the Medical School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2004 to 2019.

Prof Ng’s research interests lie in the molecular genetics of brain tumours, especially medulloblastoma and glioma. He has authored or co-authored over 300 papers and has given a number of invited lectures on his research around the world. He is an Associate Editor of Laboratory Investigation and Associate Editor of Neuro-Oncology Advance (as sister journal of Neuro-Oncology) and is also on the Editorial Boards of Acta Neuropathologica, Brain Pathology, Glioma, Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, Clinical Neuropathology, Pathology and International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology. He is a member of the Consensus Group of the 2007 and 2016 WHO classifications of the brain tumours. He is also a member of cIMPACT-NOW, which is an extension of The WHO classification. For the upcoming WHO 2020 Classification, he is one of the only 10 neuropathologists from around the world to have been selected for the Consensus Group. He was part of the teams who received the 2nd Tier Award of The National Science and Technology Award of China in 2010 and the First Tier Science and Technology Award of Shanghai in 2019. He received the International Academy of Pathology Gold Medal twice in 2006 and 2017.