Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Dr William Cho, Ph. D., RCMP, FHKIMLS, FHKSMDS, Chartered Scientist (UK), FIBMS (UK) is a Biomedical Scientist in Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He is a Chartered Scientist granted by the Science Council (UK), a Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner (HK), Guest Professor of a number of Universities and a Fellow Member of several institutes, including the Institute of Biomedical Science (UK), Hong Kong Institute of Biomedical Science and Hong Kong Society for Molecular Diagnostic Sciences.
His main research interests have been focusing on cancer studies utilizing high-throughput technologies to discover biomarkers for cancer diagnosis, treatment prediction and prognostication. As a seasoned researcher, Dr Cho has conducted cancer research in using molecular biology, proteomics, genomics, immunology as well as bioinformatics.
Dr. Cho has published over 200 papers and a number of books covering cancer biomarkers, pro- teomics, microRNAs (miRNAs) and Chinese medicine (H-Index Google Scholar: 31). He has a patent on cancer biomarkers for lung cancer. He is also an international renowned grant reviewer of the Hope Funds for Cancer Re- search (USA), Cancer Research (UK), MRC Research Grant (UK), Health Research Board (Ireland), Science Foundation (Ire- land), Istituto Toscano Tumori (Firenze), The Foundation Fournier-Majoie for Innovation (Brussels), National Medical Re- search Council (Singapore), The Medical Research Council (South Africa), Academia Sinica Investigator Award (Taiwan), etc. Below are some of his works on cancer biomarker discovery for some prevalent cancers in Hong Kong.
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