Professor Chan Ching Ching Kate

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Professor Chan Ching Ching Kate

MB ChB (CUHK), MRCPCH (UK), FHKCPaed, FHKAM (Paediatrics)

 

Email : katechan@cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

 

Dr Kate Chan is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2006. After internship, she received specialist training at the Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital and obtained Fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 2013. She has joined the University since 2014. Her clinical and research interests are in paediatric respirology and sleep medicine.
 

 

Current appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2014 –present)

  • Honorary Resident Specialist, Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital (2014 –present)

 

Previous appointments and awards

  • Previous appointments
    • Resident, Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital (2007 – 2013)
    • Honorary Clinical Tutor, Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2007 – 2013)

  • Awards and Honors
    • Best Young Investigator Award 2016, the 4th International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress, Taipei, Taiwan.
    • Best Young Investigator Award 2015, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.
    • Outstanding Presentation Award, Annual Scientific Meeting 2015, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. 
    • First Prize Award for the Best Oral Presentation, Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2015, Hong Kong Paediatric Society & Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association. 
    • Guilleminault Award for Sleep Research 2015, the World Association of Sleep Medicine.
    • Distinguished Young Fellow 2014, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. 
    • Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, Annual Scientific Meeting 2014, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.
    • Outstanding Oral Presentation Award. Annual Scientific Meeting 2013, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.
    • First Prize Award for the Best Oral Presentation, Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2013, Hong Kong Paediatric Society & Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association. 
    • First Prize Award for the Best Oral Presentation. Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2011, Hong Kong Paediatric Society & American Academy of Pediatrics in conjunction with Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association.

 

Research Interests

  • Paediatric Respirology 
    Respiratory infection in paediatrics
    Lung function in normal and diseased children and adolescents
    Vitamin D and paediatric respiratory health

  • Paediatric Sleep Medicine
    Neurocognitive function in children with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
    Endothelial function in children with OSA
    Non-surgical intervention for childhood OSA and primary snoring

 

Recent Publications

  1. 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.

  2. Dai S, Chan KC. Associations of Household Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure with Utilisation of Medical Service and Respiratory Symptoms in Healthy Young Children in Hong Kong. Tob Induc Dis 2020; 18:02. doi: 10.18332/tid/114461

  3. Dai S, Chan KC. Household Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Healthy Young Children in Hong Kong: Prevalence and Risk Factors. PloS One 2020 Jan 14;15(1):e0227733. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227733.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Yeung KHT, Tarrant M, Chan KC, Tam WH, Nelson EAS. Increasing Influenza Vaccine Uptake in Children: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Vaccine 2018;36(37)5524-35.

  8. Yeung KHT, Chan KCC, Chan PKS, Lam DSY, Sham PCO, Yau YS, et al. Influenza vaccine effectiveness in hospitalised Hong Kong children: Feasibility of estimates from routine surveillance data. Vaccine 2018;36(24):3477-85.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Tong AS, Hon KL, Tsang YC, Chan RW, Chan CC, Leung TF, Chan PK. Paramyxovirus infection: mortality and morbidity in a pediatric intensive care unit. J Trop Pediatr 2016;62(5):352-60.

  12. Yeung KHT, Tate JE, Chan CC, Chan MCW, Chan PKS, Poon KH, et al. Rotavirus vaccine effectiveness in Hong Kong children. Vaccine 2016;34(41):4935-42.

  13. Chan KC, Subramanian R, Chong P, Nelson EA, Lam HS, Li AM, Ip M. Pneumococcal carriage in young children after introduction of PCV13 in Hong Kong. Vaccine 2016;34(33):3867-74.

  14. Zhang J, Chan NY, Lam SP, Li SX, Liu Y, Chan JW, Kong AP, Ma RC, Chan KC, Li AM, Wing YK. Emergence of Sex Differences in Insomnia Symptoms in Adolescents: A Large-Scale School-Based Study. Sleep 2016 Apr 12. pii: sp-00724-15. [Epub ahead of print]

  15. Luo YG, Wang D, Liu K, Weng J, Guan Y, Chan KC, Chu WC, Shi L. Brain Structure Network Analysis in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. PLoS One 2015;10(9):e0139055.

  16. Chan K. 50 years ago in the journal of pediatrics: Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung. J Pediatr 2015;167(5):1056.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Chan K. 50 years ago in the journal of pediatrics: infant sleep patterns: from birth to 16 weeks of age. J Pediatr 2014;165(4):701.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. KCC Chan, AM Li, WCW Chu, RCH Li, SC Ling, HL Yuen, CK Li. Daytime sleepiness and obstructive sleep apnoea from children to young adults with beta-thalassaemia intermediate intermedia : a pilot study. HK J Paediatr 2012;17:24-30.

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