Prof. Ian C. K. Wong

Ian C.K. Wong is the Head of Department of Pharmacology & Pharmacy, and holder of the Lo Shiu Kwan Kan Po Ling Professorship in Pharmacy at HKU. He is Co-Director of the Centre for Medication Optimisation Research and Education (CMORE) at University College London Hospital and UCL School of Pharmacy.

His expertise is using big data research to investigate safety and optimum use of medications for treatment of various conditions specifically cardiovascular, neurological and psychological conditions. Professor Wong qualified as a pharmacist in 1992 and received his PhD from The University of Manchester in 1998 for his work at the David Lewis Centre for Epilepsy. In 2002, he was appointed as the Founding Director of the Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research at the School of Pharmacy, University of London, and the UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, which is recognised as a leading research centre in medicines for children.

Professor Wong has over 350 peer-reviewed papers published in prominent journals and is an Executive Editor of British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Professor Wong was cited among the top 1% of scholars in the Clarivate Analytics' Essential Science Indicators in five consecutive years between 2015 and 2019.