Professor Chak-Sing Lau, MBChB MD (Hons) FRCP, FHKCP, FHKAM

Professor Chak-Sing Lau, MBChB MD (Hons) FRCP, FHKCP, FHKAM

University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong, China

Chak-Sing Lau is Daniel CK Yu and Chair Professor in Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Director of the Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Institute and Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

Professor Lau’s research interests include systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and related disorders. He has published over 250 articles and 400 abstracts, and delivered over 370 presentations at various meetings, including over 160 invited lectures. He is the founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Arthritis & Rheumatism Foundation, a government-approved non-profit-making charitable organisation formed in 2001 to improve the understanding and health of people with arthritis and rheumatic disorders. From 2006 to 2008, Professor Lau served as President of the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR). He is also a co-founder of the Asian Congress on Autoimmunity, Huaxia Congress on the Management of Rheumatic Diseases and Ten Topics in Rheumatology in Asia.

Professor Lau is on the editorial boards of numerous peer-reviewed journals including Arthritis Therapy and Research, Clinical Rheumatology, Inflammation and Inflammopharmacology, Lupus and Nature Reviews Rheumatology, and was Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, the official journal of APLAR between 2004 and 2012.


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