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Publons: AAF-2079-2019

Administrative support: Ms Janice Wong

Telephone (office): (852) 3505-2850

Professor LI Man Chim, Albert Martin

  • Assistant Dean (Student Affairs), Faculty of Medicine

  • Chairman and Professor of Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics

  • Director, Hong Kong Hub of Paediatric Excellence (HK HOPE)

BSc (Hons), MBBch (Wales), MD (CUHK), MRCPCH (UK), FHKCPaed, FHKAM (Paed), FRCPCH (UK)


Albert Li is currently Professor of Paediatrics and Chairman at the Department of Paediatrics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He graduated from the School of Medicine, Cardiff University in 1993 and moved back to Hong Kong in 1998. He joined the Chinese University of Hong Kong as assistant professor in 2001. His research interests are in paediatric respiratory and sleep medicine and childhood obesity. Recently he has been focusing on the ill effects of inadequate sleep in pre-schoolers and adolescents. 

He is Director of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Hub of Paediatric Excellence ensuring top-notch research work takes place at the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital and establishing research collaboration between different faculties of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Assistant Dean looking after the Global Physician-Leadership Stream of the medical curriculum and non-JUPAS student admission to the faculty. 

He also works as the vice-president of the Asia Pacific Paediatric Sleep Alliance.

Research Interests

  • Paediatric respiratory and sleep medicine 

  • Childhood obesity

Honorary Appointments

  • Honorary Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital

  • Honorary Consultant, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Hong Kong Children's Hospital

  • Honorary Consultant, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Kwong Wah Hospital

  • Honorary Visiting Consultant, Heep Hong Society

  • Honorary Advisor, Little Life Warrior Society

  • Board of Trustees of HM Lui Memorial Fund

  • Board member, Ronald McDonald House Charities Hong Kong

Professional Service

  • Associate Editor, Respirology

  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Pediatric Pulmonology

Selected Publications

  1. Au CT, Chan KC, Zhang J, Liu KH, Chu WCW, Wing YK, Li AM. Intermediate phenotypes of childhood obstructive sleep apnea. J Sleep Res 2020 Sep 14;e13191. doi: 10.1111/jsr.13191. 

  2. Chan KC, Au CT, Hui LL, Wing YK, Li AM. Childhood OSA is an independent determinant of blood pressure in adulthood – a longitudinal follow-up study. Thorax 2020;75(5):422-431. 

  3. Chan KC, Au CT, Hui LL, Ng SK, Wing YK, Li AM. How OSA evolves from childhood to young adulthood: natural history from a 10-year follow-up study. Chest 2019;156(1):120-30. 

  4. Au CT, Zhang J, Cheung JYF, Chan KC, Wing YK, Li AM. Familial aggregation and Heritability of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Using Children Probands. J Clin Sleep Med 2019;15(11):1561-70. 

  5. Au CT, Chan KCC, Liu KH, Chu WCW, Wing YK, Li AM. Potential anatomic markers of obstructive sleep apnea in prepubertal children. J Clin Sleep Med 2018;14(12):1979-86. 

  6. Chan KC, Tam WH, Chan MH, Chan RS, Li AM. Vitamin D deficiency among healthy infants in Hong Kong: a pilot study. Hong Kong Med J 2018;24 Suppl 3(3):32-5. 

  7. Li JWS, Au CT, Chan KCC, Chook P, Wing YK, Li AM. Short sleep duration is weakly associated with carotid intima-media thickness in adolescents. J Pediatr 2018;195:80-4.

  8. Chan CC, Au CT, Lam HS, Lee DL, Wing YK, Li AM. Intranasal Corticosteroids for Mild Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea – A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study. Sleep Med 2015;16(2):358-63. 

  9. Chan KC, Au CT, Chook P, Lee DL, Lam HS, Wing YK, Li AM. Endothelial Function in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Effects of Adenotonsillectomy. Chest 2015;147(1):132-9. 

  10. Chan KC, Shi L, So HK, Wang D, Liew AWC, Rasalkar DD, Chu CW, Wing YK, Li AM. Neurocognitive Dysfunction and Grey Matter Density Deficit in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Sleep Med 2014;15(9):1055-61. 

  11. Li AM, Au CT, Zhu JY, Chan KC, Chan MH, Lee DL, Wing YK. Plasma natriuretic peptides in children and adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea and their changes following intervention. Front Pediatr. 2014;24;2:22.doi:10.3389/fped.2014.00022. 

  12. Zhu Y, Au CT, Lam HS, Chan CC, Ho C, Wing YK, Li AM. Sleep Architecture in School-aged Children with Primary Snoring. Sleep Medicine. 2014;15(3):303-8.

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