Current Research Interest of the Division
  • Helicobacter pylori: disease pathogenesis, molecular microbiology, carcinogenesis.
  • Stomach and colon cancer: signal transduction and apoptosis pathways, chemoprevention, clinical trials.
  • Functional GI disorders: dyspepsia, gastro-esophageal reflux diseases, non-cardiac chest pain, constipation.
  • Gene delivery system and new drug development in treatment of stomach and colon cancer
  • Hepatitis B virus: molecular virology, associated mutations, and natural progression of related diseases in humans.
Prof LAI Ching Lung / Professor of Hepatology and Medicine
- Chronic hepatitis B infection and its sequelae, treatment and prevention
- Epidemilology and natural history of hepatitis C infection
- Treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
- Occult hepatitis B infection

Prof Yuen Man Fung / Professor
- Natural history and treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection
- Hepatitis B virology including HBV genotypes, natural variants and drug-resistant mutants
- Screening and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
- Occult hepatitis B infection

Dr Seto Wai Kay Walter / Clinical Associate Professor
- Natural history, treatment response and disease monitoring of chronic hepatitis B infection
- Occult hepatitis B infection
- Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in the Chinese population
- Gut microbiota in the Chinese population
- Novel innovative advances in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

For students wishing to undertake research degrees (eg PhD, MPhil) please refer to the Postgradute page of the Teaching and Traning homepage.

Enquires on research interests for degrees (eg PhD, MPhil) in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, please contact : Prof MF Yuen thur Contact us
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