- Butterfield Croucher Studentship in 2017 at The University of Hong Kong
Educated in the U.K., Miss Cheng received her B.Sc. degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Imperial College London and her M.Sc. degree (Distinction) in Genetics of Human Disease from the University College London (UCL). She then moved back to Hong Kong and completed her MPhil degree on hepatocellular carcinoma at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), receiving the Li Ka Shing Prizes of The Best Thesis Award for the year of 2015/16. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate studying acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
Her Ph.D. study focuses on the development of a novel platform based on zebrafish to study the co-operating effects of commonly co-occurring mutations in AML.