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Tang Leung Sang Nelson

Chemical Pathology
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences
Hong Kong

Tang Leung Sang Nelson


2002 Doctor of Medicine (CUHK) 2002 Fellow of the Hong Kong Society of Clinical Chemistry 1998 Accredited Clinical Biochemists (Hong Kong) 1997 FRCPA, Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) 1991 MBChB, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MB ChB (CUHK) Adjunct and honorary positions: 2009 – now Associate Director, KIZ / CUHK Joint Laboratory of Bioresources and Molecular Research in Common Diseases Professional Committees and other Academic Activities 2005- 2012   Advisory Committee of Genetics Pathology in the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia 2006 Overseas Examiner of Genetics Pathology for the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia 2006 Co-Director, Croucher Foundation Advance Study Institute on Genetic Statistics (Co-Directors: Pak Sham and Nelson Tang) 2009 - Scientific Editor, Catalogue of Genetic Tests and Laboratories, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia 2009 - 2013 Committee member, Manual Transformation Steering Committee, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia 2012- Advisor, Human Variome Project- China node

Research Interest

Human Genetics, Population Genetics, Statistical Genetics


  • Buchan, J. G., Alvarado, D. M., Haller, G. E., Cruchaga, C., Harms, M. B., Zhang, T., Willing, M. C., Grange, D.K., Braverman, A. C., Miller, N. H., Morcuende, J. A., Tang, N. L., Lam, T. P., Ng, B. K., Cheng, J. C., Dobbs, M. B., & Gurnett, C. A. (2014). Rare variants in FBN1 and FBN2 are associated with severe adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Human Molecular Genetics. . [Epub ahead of print]

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