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Dr. Lisa WC AU

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Head of Cognitive Disorder Service, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, 2016 – present
  • Head of Adult Neurology Genetic Service, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, 2021 – present
  • Chief Coordinator, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics in Hong Kong Genome Project (CUHK/ PWH Partnering Centre), 2021 – present
  • Executive Committee Member, Therese Pei Fong Chow Research Centre for Prevention of Dementia, 2016 – present
  • Investigator, Gerald Choa Neuroscience Institute, 2017 – present
  • Investigator, SHKP Kwok Brain Health Research Centre, 2019 – present
  • Course Coordinator, Master Programme in Stroke and Clinical Neuroscience, 2016 – present
  • Clinical Professional Consultant, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016 – present
  • Consultant, CUHK Medical Centre, 2019 – present

Prince of Wales Hospital

Specialist in Neurology
Academic and Professional Qualifications
MB ChB (CUHK), MRCP (UK), FHKCP, FHKAM (Medicine)
Contact Information

Tel.: (852) 2558 7122

Biography

Dr Au obtained sub-specialty training in cognitive disorder at Baycrest, University of Toronto. Her research focused on utilizing state-of- the-art molecular positron emission tomography (PET) scan and genetic technologies in the study of the mechanisms underlying various cognitive disorders.

Dr Au published the first cohort of early onset dementia in Hong Kong. Her study on the mechanism of poststroke dementia obtained the Young Investigator Research Grant of the Hong Kong College of Physicians (2014) and the Best Dissertation Presentation Award of the Hong Kong Neurological Society Annual Scientific Meeting (2012). She was invited to contribute a review article on mixed dementia for the World Alzheimer Report 2021 in the capacity of first author. She had made 34 publications, six of which were in the capacity of first author. Two of her first author publications were published in the Journal of Neurology with impact factor 8.055. She is the leading clinician overseeing all the research subjects of cognitive disorder and adult neurogenetic studies.

Dr. Lisa WC AU

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Head of Cognitive Disorder Service, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, 2016 – present
  • Head of Adult Neurology Genetic Service, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, 2021 – present
  • Chief Coordinator, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics in Hong Kong Genome Project (CUHK/ PWH Partnering Centre), 2021 – present
  • Executive Committee Member, Therese Pei Fong Chow Research Centre for Prevention of Dementia, 2016 – present
  • Investigator, Gerald Choa Neuroscience Institute, 2017 – present
  • Investigator, SHKP Kwok Brain Health Research Centre, 2019 – present
  • Course Coordinator, Master Programme in Stroke and Clinical Neuroscience, 2016 – present
  • Clinical Professional Consultant, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016 – present
  • Consultant, CUHK Medical Centre, 2019 – present

Prince of Wales Hospital

Specialist in Neurology
Research Interests
  • Early onset dementia
  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Neuroimaging in dementia
Awards
  • Young Investigator Research Grant, Hong Kong College of Physicians, 2014
  • Best Dissertation Presentation Award, Hong Kong Neurological Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 2012
  • Dean’s List of MBChB, 2000 – 2014
  • Mr. Tang Shiu Cho Memorial Scholarship, 2003 – 2004
  • Cheng Chek Chi Memorial Scholarship, 2003 – 2004
  • Ko Ho Ning Scholarship, 2003 – 2004
  • JCK Lee Silver Medal in Anatomical and Cellular Pathology, 2002 – 2003
  • Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology Examination Prize, 2002 – 2003
  • Mr. Tang Shiu Cho Memorial Scholarship, 2002 – 2003
  • Tsang Hiu Tim Scholarship, 2002 – 2003
Selected Publications