Professor, Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology, CUHK Medicine
Professor H.K. Ng is Chair Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His interests are in the molecular genetics of brain tumours, both adult and pediatric. He was previously Chairman of Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology. H.K. Ng is both a neuropathologist and a general pathologist.
H.K. is an Associate Editor of Laboratory Investigation (IF:5.7) and Associate Editor of Neuro-Oncology Advance (as sister journal of Neuro-Oncology) and is also on the Editorial Boards of Acta Neuropathologica (IF:17.1), Brain Pathology (IF:6.5), Glioma, Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology (IF:8.1), Clinical Neuropathology, Pathology (IF:5.3) 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 2021 Classification, he is one of the only 10 neuropathologists from around the world to have been selected for the Consensus Group.
As an educationalist, H.K. was also Associate Dean (Education) of the Medical School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2004 to 2019 and was Chair of the Licentiate Examination of the Hong Kong Medical Council.
H.K. Ng 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, and the HMRF Research Award of the Department of Health in 2021.