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To Ka Fai

Anatomical and Cellular Pathology
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences
Hong Kong


Professor To is the Chairman of the Department of Anatomical & Cellular Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Honorary Chief of Service in the Department of Anatomical & Cellular Pathology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. He is the Associate Director of State Key Laboratory in Oncology in South China (CUHK) and core member of the Institute of Digestive Disease, CUHK. Professor To's research interests include common Asian Cancer, gastrointestinal (GI) pathology and molecular diagnostic. He has published over 300 articles in the international peer review journals, including Cancer Cell, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, The Journal of Experimental Medicine, Cancer Research, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, Gastroenterology, and Hepatology. He actively participates in clinical trials and served as consultant for clinical or drug trials including Pathology Committee in the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)

Research Interest

Common Asian Cancer, in particular nasopharyngeal carcinoma and the potential application of molecular bio-markers. Pathology related to Helicobacter- pylori associated gastritis. Renal pathology, in particular IgA glomerulonephritis. Paediatric pathology with current studies related to sudden infant death syndrome. Infectious pathology.


  • Cheng, A. S., Li, M. S., Kang, W., Cheng, V. Y., Chou, J. L., Lau, S. S., Go, M. Y., Lee, C. C., Ling, T. K., Ng, E. K., Yu, J., Huang, T. H., To, K. F., Chan, M. W., Sung, J. J., & Chan, F. K. (2012). Helicobacter pylori Causes Epigenetic Dysregulation of FOXD3 to Promote Gastric Carcinogenesis. Gastroenterology, [Epub ahead of print]

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