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Phillip Chan

Associate Research Scientist

Contact Information

Phillip Chan, MBChB, PhD, MRCP

Mailing Address

  • Neurology

    PO Box 208018

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States


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)
  • Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Medicine)
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital (2012)
  • Fellow, Hong Kong College of Physicians (Neurology)
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital (2011)
  • Member, Royal Colleges of Physicians (UK)
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital (2008)
  • MBChB
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2004)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
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

Workshop Speaker, Biotypes of CNS Complications in People Living with HIV, The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)Presenter/Speaker2021
Neurology Collaborative Science Group, AIDS clinical trials group (ACTG)Member2021 - Present
Asia Pacific AIDS & Co-infections Conference (APACC)Scientific Committee2019 - Present

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