Hung Fat Tse

Chair Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Prof. Hung-Fat Tse is Chair Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, and William MW Mong Professor in Cardiology, HKU; Chief in the Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital; The University of Hong Kong - Shenzhen Hospital and Chief of Service in Cardiology, Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital, Hong Kong. Prof. Tse is particularly interested in the development of novel therapies for treatment of cardiovascular diseases and cardiac arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation, heart failure and dyslipidemia, as well as the use of genomic testing and stem cell platform for the diagnosis and drug screening for inherited human diseases. Prof. Tse has published over 530 original scientific reports in international top ranking scientific journals, including New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Nature Medicine, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Protocol, Nature Communication, Cell Stem Cell, Cell Res, Circulation, Blood, Journal of American College of Cardiology, Archives of Internal Medicine, and European Heart Journal.

After graduating with his medical degree from the University of Hong Kong, Professor Tse pursued his specialty training in internal medicine and cardiology at Queen Mary Hospital and his fellowship in cardiac-electrophysiology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Professor Tse is an international expert in cardiac pacing and electrophysiology, and cardiovascular regenerative medicine. He has made significant contributions to the understanding of mechanisms of, and development of novel therapies for treatment of heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation.

Professor Tse has published over 530 original scientific reports in international high-impact scientific journals, including New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Nature Medicine, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Protocol, Nature Communication, Circulation, Journal of American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal and Cell Stem Cell.

Professor Tse is the incumbent chairman of clinical research and lead investigator for the Asia Atrial Fibrillation Registry of the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society.

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