Division of Neurology

We endeavour to make a difference in the field of neurology by conducting high quality research to unravel disease mechanisms, explore novel diagnostic and treatment methods and, equally important, translate research breakthroughs into daily clinical practices. Learn More

Head of Division Prof. Vincent CT Mok, Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine
Academic Staff and Clinical Staff Prof. Thomas WH Leung, Lee Quo Wei Associate Professor of Neurology (Head of Acute Stroke Unit)
Prof. Alexander YL Lau, Assistant Professor
Dr. Yannie OY Soo, Clinical Professional Consultant
Dr. Howan Leung, Associate Consultant (Head of Epilepsy and Electrodiagnostic Unit)
Dr. Anne YY Chan, Associate Consultant (Head of Movement Disorder Service)
Dr. Lisa WC Au, Clinical Professional Consultant (Head of Cognitive Disorder Service)
Dr. Vincent HL Ip, Associate Consultant
Dr. Florence SY Fan, Associate Consultant
Dr. Sze Ho Ma, Resident Specialist
Dr. Karen KY Ma, Resident Trainee
Dr. Bonaventure YM Ip, Resident Trainee
Dr. Owen H Ko, Clinical Lecturer
Research Academic Staff Prof. Adrian Wong, Research Assistant Professor
Prof. Cindy XY Leng, Research Assistant Professor
Prof. Lily L Xiong, Research Assistant Professor
Dr. Bonnie YK Lam, Post-doctoral Fellow
Dr. Eva L Zhao, Post-doctoral Fellow
Pauline WL Kwan, Research Associate
Cheryl CK Au
Rachel TY Chau
Tiffany ML Chung
Alison HW Ma
Angel PY Ng
Anthea YT Ng
Suk Fung Tsang
Lily L Wang
Hannah KL Yip
Administrative Staff Carmen LM Chan
Rebecca YW Chau
Kitty YL Ho
Ripley MS Liu
Ashley HL Lo
Hilary HY Lui
Anki PS Miu
Rosie KT Tong
Florence WY Yau
Becky YK Yung

Research Interests

  • Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders

Selected Publications

  1. Mok VC, Lam BY, Wong A, Ko H, Markus HS, Wong LK. Early-onset and delayed-onset poststroke dementia - revisiting the mechanisms. Nat Rev Neurol. 2017;13(3):148-59.

  2. Leung TW, Wang L, Soo YO, Ip VH, Chan AY, Au LW, Fan FS, Lau AY, Leung H, Abrigo J, Wong A, Mok VC, Ng PW, Tsoi TH, Li SH, Man CB, Fong WC, Wong KS, Yu SC. Evolution of intracranial atherosclerotic disease under modern medical therapy.

  3. Leung T, Leung H, Soo YO, Mok VC, Wong KS. The prognosis of acute symptomatic seizures after ischaemic stroke. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2017;88(1):86-94.

  4. Lau AY, Ip WK, Au C, Lau KK, Wong W, Yip KK, Yeung J, Li SH, Li P, Lee R, Siu D, Abrigo J, Wong A, Mok V, Chan E. Prevalence of neutralising antibodies to interferon-beta and clinical response in Chinese patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin. 2017;3(4):2055217317733485.

  5. Lau AY, Wong KS, Lev M, Furie K, Smith W, Kim AS. Burden of intracranial steno-occlusive lesions on initial computed tomography angiography predicts poor outcome in patients with acute stroke. Stroke. 2013; 44(5):1310-6.

  6. Soo Y, Chan N, Leung KT, Chen XY, Mok V, Wong L, Leung T. Age-specific trends of atrial fibrillation-related ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack, anticoagulant use and risk factor profile in Chinese population: a 15-year study. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2017;88(9):744-8.

  7. Soo YO, Siu DY, Abrigo J, Yu S, Ng N, Ahuja AT, Wong LK, Leung TW. Risk of intracerebral hemorrhage in patients with cerebral microbleeds undergoing endovascular intervention. Stroke. 2012;43(6):1532-6.

  8. Chan Anne, Yeung JH, Mok VC, Ip VH, Wong A, Kuo SH, Chan DT, Zhu XL, Wong E, Lau CK, Wong RK, Tang V, Lau C, Poon WS. Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease: evidence for effectiveness and limitations from 12 years' experience. Hong Kong Med J. 2014;20(6):474-80.

  9. Wong A, Law LS, Liu W, Wang Z, Lo ES, Lau A, Wong LK, Mok VC. Montreal Cognitive Assessment: One Cutoff Never Fits All. Stroke. 2015;46(12):3547-50.

  10. Leng X, Fang H, Leung TW, Mao C, Miao Z, Liu L, Wong KS, Liebeskind DS. Impact of collaterals on the efficacy and safety of endovascular treatment in acute ischaemic stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2016;87(5):537-44.