Clinical Genetics

The Team

Professor Fernando Scaglia

Clinical Services

  • Newborn metabolic screening programme

In collaboration with Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Chemical Pathology, our Department established Center of Inborn Errors of Metabolism and the first-ever, self-financed expanded newborn metabolic screening programme covering for over 30 inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) disorders in Hong Kong in 2013.  For more information, please refer to


  • Clinical genetics clinics

The Joint Baylor College and CUHK Center of Medical Genetics was established in March 2018. Our center receives consultation from local and overseas for diagnosis and management of clinical genetics disorders and research collaboration. We have clinical genetics clinic, genetic metabolic clinic, and also adult genetics service. 


  • Revealing molecular diagnosis of undiagnosed diseases

  • Genetics and pathophysiology of IEM disorders and neuro-metabolic disorders

  • Metabolomic study of citrin deficiency


Faculty of Medicine

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

6/F Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building

Prince of Wales Hospital



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