Hung-Fat Tse, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Tse is a professor of medicine; the William M.W.
Mong Professor in Cardiology; academic chief in the Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine; and deputy director of the Research Center of the Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging at the University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Tse received his medical degree from the University of Hong Kong. He completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology in the Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, and his cardiac-electrophysiology training fellowship at the University of Michigan. He was awarded the Sir Patrick Manson Gold Medal for his M.D. Thesis and Outstanding Young Researcher Award of University of Hong Kong for year 2002 to 2003, Outstanding Researcher Award of University of Hong Kong for year 2007 to 2008.

Since 1996, Dr. Tse has held academic appointments at the University of Hong Kong. He is particularly interested in the development of novel therapies for treatment of cardiovascular diseases and has established the first large animal laboratory for research and training on cardiovascular medicine in Hong Kong. He has been actively involved in cardiovascular research, including the mechanisms and treatment for cardiac arrhythmias, as well as stem cell therapy for cardiac regeneration. Dr. Tse has published over 320 original scientific reports in international scientific journals, including Nature Medicine, Lancet, Cell Stem Cell, Circulation, Blood, Journal of American College of Cardiology, Archives of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Medicine, European Heart Journal and Stem Cell.

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