Pathology Experts

Cheng Hua Tse, Timothy

Research Fellow
Chemical Pathology
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences
Hong Kong


Dr Timothy Cheng obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009. Dr Cheng was then awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to pursue doctoral studies in cancer genetics at the University of Oxford, where he was a Junior Research Fellow and Junior Dean at Pembroke College. His doctoral research concentrated on the genetic predisposition to endometrial and colorectal cancer. He is currently conducting research on cell-free nucleic acids in plasma and urine.

Research Interest

Molecular Diagnostics


  • Cheng THT, Thompson DJ, O’Mara TA, Painter JN, Glubb DM, Flach S, et al. Five endometrial cancer risk loci identified through genome-wide association analysis. Nat Genet 2016;48:667–74.

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