Speaker Profile

Dr. Lung-Yi Mak

Dr. Lung-Yi Mak

State Key Laboratory of Liver Research, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

<p>Dr Mak received her primary medical education at The University of Hong Kong. She obtained her qualification of the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom in 2013 and the Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases by The Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong in 2015. She completed her specialty training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in year 2018 and Advanced Internal Medicine in year 2019 at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Dr Mak’s research interests include chronic hepatitis B, fibrosis assessment and treatment of chronic liver diseases, and biomarkers in gastrointestinal diseases. She has published more than 90 peer-reviewed articles in reputable journals, with 48 of them first-authored by herself. Based on her research work in the field of chronic hepatitis B infection, she has been conferred the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) by The University of Hong Kong in year 2021. Dr Mak has received numerous academic awards, including the Dr Kate Cheng Memorial Prize for Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases, the Best Abstract in Clinical Medicine in the Medical Research Conference organized by The University of Hong Kong in 2017, 2019 and 2020, and 2021, the Young Investigators Award in the Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology 3rd Clinical Forum on Inflammatory Bowel Disease in 2018, and the travel award for the 7th Annual Meeting of Asian Organization of Crohn's &amp; Colitis. She was also awarded the Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award by Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong in 2019. She won the Young Investigator’s Award in the 30th Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver, and the Distinguished Research Paper Award by the Hong Kong College of Physicians in year 2020. She is awarded with the Croucher Foundation Fellowship for 2021/2022. Her research paper was awarded with the Faculty Outstanding Research Output Award by The LKS Faculty of Medicine in year 2021 and the Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation Award for Young Investigator 2020-2021. Dr Mak is the principal investigator and co-investigator for numerous projects funded by externally-competitive grants. She is currently the honorary treasurer for The Hong Kong Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (HKASLD).</p>



Parallel 23: Hepatitis C Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Elimination

Date: Monday, November 7th

Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM EST