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Phillip Chan

Associate Research Scientist

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Phillip Chan, MBChB, PhD, MRCP


Dr Chan obtained his medical degree at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He completed his fellowship training in internal medicine and neurology at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Hong Kong. Before joining the Yale School of Medicine, he served as a research fellow for NeuroHIV projects conducted in Bangkok, Thailand. He completed his PhD in neurological impacts of acute HIV infection at the University of Amsterdam in 2021. Between 2018 and 2022, he also worked with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on neurodegenerative disease research projects.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Amsterdam (2021)
  • Higher Physician Trainee (Advanced Internal Medicine)
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Higher Physician Trainee (Neurology)
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Basic Physician Trainee
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • MBChB
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2004)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Patterson Trust Mentored Research Award2023
Research Fund 2019-20, the Hong Kong Neurological SocietyThe Hong Kong Neurological Society2020
Young Fellowship ProgramAsia Pacific AIDS & Co-infections Conference (APACC)2019
Young Investigator ScholarshipConference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 20172017

Professional Service

International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV ScienceAbstract Grader 2022 - Present
Neurology Collaborative Science Group, AIDS clinical trials group (ACTG)Member2021 - Present
Scientific Committee, Asia Pacific AIDS & Co-infections Conference (APACC)Abstract Grader 2019 - Present
Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Medicine)Fellow2012 - Present
Hong Kong College of Physicians (Neurology)Fellow2011 - Present
Hong Kong Neurological SocietyMember2008 - Present
Royal Colleges of Physicians (UK)Member2008 - Present

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