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Erik Fung

Assistant Professor
Medicine and Therapeutics
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences
Hong Kong

Biography

Dr Erik Fung is an academic cardiologist and physician-scientist in the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a medical graduate of CUHK and has had predoctoral, PhD and postdoctoral research training at Harvard Medical School, University of Cambridge, and Imperial College London. He was a recipient of the Prince Philip Graduate Exhibition and JDRF postdoctoral fellowship awards. After cardiovascular medicine (cardiology) fellowship training at Dartmouth, he completed an advanced fellowship in heart failure/VAD/transplant cardiology at University of Southern California. Dr Fung's research team is focused on advanced heart failure and circulatory disorders.

Research Interest

Heart failure; Circulatory disorders; Inflammation and thrombosis; Animal models of cardiomyopathy and mechanical circulatory support.

Publications

  • Mooney DM, Fung E, Doshi RN, Shavelle DM. Evolution from electrophysiologic to hemodynamic monitoring: the story of left atrial and pulmonary artery pressure monitors. Front Physiol 2015;6:271.

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