Haematology & Oncology

Principal Investigator: Prof CK Li & Prof KT Leung

Research Team: Dr Kathy Chan, Ms Jasmine Yu, Ms Yvonne Chu, Mr John Lai

RGP student: Miss Sally Zhang (PhD), Miss Paroni Fan (MPhil) and Mr Jimmy Li (MPhil)


The Children’s Cancer Centre is one of the largest paediatric oncology units in Hong Kong. We are the coordinating centre for various multi-national collaborative studies.

Ongoing research includes: 

  • Pharmacogenetics of chemotherapy tolerance

  • Biomarkers of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

  • Molecular mechanisms of hematopoietic stem cell homing,
    engraftment and mobilization

  • Development of novel targeted therapy for pediatric leukemia