Who We Are

Precision Medicine Lab is established under the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, HKU. We aim to promote the development of precision medicine in Chinese population. Currently, our major focus is on:

The Hong Kong Osteoporosis Study is the first prospective longitudinal cohort study of osteoporosis and fracture in Asia. We have published >50 peer-reviewed articles using the data from the HKOS, including papers in Nature Genetics, American Journal of Human Genetics, Human Molecular Genetics, JBMR, and JCEM.

Other works of precision medicine are in the following areas:

  • Thyroid Disease
  • Nutrition
  • Biomarker
  • Adverse Drug Reaction

Our Team

Principal Investigator

Dr. Ching-Lung Cheung

Assistant Professor, HKU

Dr. Ho-Yee Wong, Victoria

Post-doctoral fellow (2016-)

Chor-Wing Sing, Wing

PhD student (2013-)

Ka-Fai Cheng, Vincent

MPhil student (2015-)

Koon-Yee Lee, Grace

MPhil student (2016-)

Yau-Hang Leung, Raymond

MPhil student (2016-)

Wing-Chi Yip

MMesRes student (2016-)

Yin-Pan Chau, Pallas

Research Assistant (2017-)

Yu-Chun Cheng, Kelvin

Research Assistant (2016-)

Ruby Ma

Laboratory Assistant (2017-)

Kam-Yuk Law, Flora

Lab Assistant (2015-)

Our Former Team Members

Winnie Kong

Laboratory Assistant (2016-17)

Chor-Hon Law, Jimmy

Student RA (2014-17)


We are working closely with other parties to improve health and wellbeings. If you are interested in collarborating with the Precision Medicine Laboratory, please contact Dr Ching-Lung Cheung at lung1212@hku.hk.