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Prof. Stephen Chung
Dean and Professor
Division of Science and Technology

Prof. Stephen Chung


Professor Chung is world renown for his work on diabetes. He obtained his PhD degree from University of California (Berkeley). Before returning to Hong Kong in 1991, Professor Chung received his postdoctoral training at MIT and taught at the University of Illinois Medical School at Chicago for a few years. In Hong Kong, he was affiliated with the University of Hong Kong, first as the Principal Investigator at the Institute of Molecular Biology and later as a professor at the Department of Physiology. He pioneered the use of genetically engineered mice to investigate the mechanisms of diabetic complications. He received a prestigious award from the US-Japan Cataract Research Conference for his work on cataract and published more than 100 papers in influential journals such as Cell, PNAS (USA), FASEB J., J. of Biological Chemistry, Diabetes, etc. He had also organized many international seminars and had been invited to give speeches.