Dr Alice M. S. Cheung
Croucher Fellowship in 2009
Alice completed her BSc(Hons) and MPhil at the Department of Biochemistry from The University of Hong Kong (HKU) (2002 and 2004). She received The Croucher Foundation Studentship as well as the Butterfield-Croucher Award (2007) for her PhD studies on acute myeloid leukemia (AML) at the Department of Medicine (Division of Hematology), HKU. Fascinated by the pioneering work on normal hematopoietic stem cells, Alice undertook further post-doctoral training in Dr Connie Eaves' laboratory at the Terry Fox Laboratory (TFL), BC Cancer Agency in Canada, during which she was also awarded The Croucher Foundation Fellowship (2009).
Alice is currently a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine in HKU. Her research interest focuses on elucidating the cellular mechanisms that are implicated in treatment resistance in AML.