Dr. Leung Wing Kwan, Alex

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Dr. Leung Wing Kwan, Alex

MBChB, FHKCPaed, FHKAM(Paediatrics), DPD(Wales), MRCPCH, CH(HK), DCH(Int) 

 

Email : alexwkleung@cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

 

Dr. Leung Wing Kwan graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2001. He joined the Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital after completion of internship in 2002. He received basic and higher Paediatric training in PWH and obtained specialist qualification in Paediatrics in 2008. He joined the Paediatrics haematology / oncology / BMT team in 2007 and had ten years of work experience in this field. He received overseas fellowship training in this specialty in Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto in 2009. He continued to work in the team in Prince of Wales hospital and was promoted to associate consultant in 2013. His main interest is in paediatric haematological malignancies, haemophilia and thrombosis. He had participated in international clinical trials including treatment protocols on paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and new drug clinical trials especially on haemophilia therapy.

 

Current appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 

 

Research Interests

  • Paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

  • Childhood cancer survivorship

  • Haemophilia

 

Recent Publications

  1. Leung AW, Chu WC, Lam WW, Lee V, Li CK. Magnetic resonance imaging assessment of cardiac and liver iron load in transfusion dependent patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009; 53: 1054-59

  2. Leung AW, Lee V, Chiang AK, Lee AC, Cheng FW, Check D, Luk CW, Ling AS, Li CK. Prognosis and outcome of relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A Hong Kong Pediatric Hematology and Oncology study group report. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012; 59:454-60

  3. Tsang KS, Leung AW, Lee V, Cheng FW, Shing MM, Pong HN, Leung TF, Yuen PM, Li CK. Indiscernible Benefit of Double-Unit Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation in Children: A Single-Center Experience From Hong Kong. Cell Transplant. 2016;25(7):1277-86.

  4. Wong FCK, Leung AWK, Kwok JSS, Chan MHM, Li CK, Yuen YP. NUDT15 variant and thiopurine-induced leukopenia in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Med J 2016; 22:185-7

  5. Lam GK, Leung AW, Ha SY, Luk CW, Li CH, Ling SC, Chiang AK, Li CK. Acute Leukemia in Down Syndrome Children in Hong Kong: Retrospective Review. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2016 Mar;38(2):102-6. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000500. PMID: 26808367.

  6. Li CK, Leung AWK, Lam GKS.  Prednisone and dexamethasone in acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children: which is the better option?  Journal of Xiangya Medicine, 2016: 1-4 (doi: 10.21037/jxym.2016.12.11)

  7. Feng J, Lee V, Leung AWK, Lam GKS, Chow TTW, Cheng FWT, Yan CLS, Lee CK, Yuen PMP, Li CK. Double-unit unrelated cord blood transplantation for thalassemia major: Comparison with HLA-identical sibling bone marrow transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 Nov 2:e13901. doi: 10.1111/petr.13901. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33136320.

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