Francis Chan

Professor Francis Chan 陳家亮

Francis Chan is Dean of Faculty of Medicine and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).  Prior to his deanship appointment, he was the Director of the Institute of Digestive Disease and Associate Dean (Clinical) of CUHK. An internationally renowned expert in gastrointestinal bleeding, Professor Chan has published over 400 full scientific articles and his h-index is 50. He is the first in academic history to publish seven first-authored original papers in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Lancet. He delivered the David Graham Lecture in 2005, Sir David Todd Lecture in 2007, and the Marshall and Warren Lecture in 2011, and Professor Richard Yu Lecture in 2012. In recognition of his outstanding academic achievement, he received the degree of Doctor of Science in December 2011.

Current work

Professor Chan is continuing his study of gastrointestinal bleeding, peptic ulcer and conducting translational research in digestive cancers.