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Dr. Carmen Wong obtained her BSc degree in the University of British Columbia in Canada. She obtained her MSc degree in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and her PhD degree in the University of Hong Kong. She received her post-doctoral training at the Johns Hopkins University. She is the recipient of the best PhD thesis awards (LKS Prize, Dr. KP Stephen Chang Gold Medal), Hong Kong Young Scientist Award, Croucher Fellowship, Croucher Innovation Award, UBC Alumni Builder Award, HKU Outstanding Young Researcher Award, HKU Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award, and NSFC Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong & Macau). Her team studies the metabolic changes that occur in liver cancer, as well as the tumor microenvironment, and investigates how these factors impact the immune response in liver cancer. Her team employs multi-disciplinary platforms such as mass spectrometry, flow and mass cytometry, cyclic imaging, single-cell omics, somatic genome-editing preclinical mouse models, genome-wide CRISPR-Cas9 library screening to study liver cancer biology for the design of precision medicine. 


Dr WONG Chak Lui, Carmen



Associate Professor

Department of Pathology,

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Principal Investigator

State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (HKU)

Assistant Dean

Core Platforms & Advancement

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

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