Dr. Thomas Yau, MD(HK), MBBS (HK), MRCP (UK), FRCP(London), FHKCP (Med Onc), FHKAM (Medicine)

Clinical Assistant Professor in Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Centre for Cancer Research, The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China


Dr. Yau graduated from the University of Hong Kong and started his medical oncology training initially at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. He was later employed as Specialist Registrar and Clinical Research Fellow at Royal Marsden Hospital, London. He also worked as a visiting faculty in Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Centre, Harvard Medical School, Boston in 2010. He was conferred the Doctor of Medicine from the University of Hong Kong in 2012.
His main research interests are gastrointestinal oncology, early phase clinical trials and translational research. He had published more than 100 peer-review publications with articles in various leading oncology journals, namely Cell Stem Cell, Lancet Oncology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Clinical Cancer Research, Oncologist and Cancer. He had also delivered more than 100 invited regional and international lectures. He currently serves as associate editor and the editorial board members of many international peer-reviewed journals.
He is currently the Vice President of Asia Pacific Neuroendocrine Tumour Society, international Faculty Board Member of International Association of Surgeons Gastroenterologist and Oncologists, General Secretary of Hong Kong Liver Cancer Foundation, and member of many international professional societies.

20th November 2015 (Friday) 16:30 – 17:15
Dr. Cheng Yu Tung Award Lecture in Drug Development