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Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers 2020

Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers 2020

Six CU Medicine Professors Named Most Highly Cited Researchers


Six CU Medicine professors are named “Highly Cited Researchers 2020”, meaning they are CU Medicine Scholars among the world’s top researchers who have published a high number of papers that rank in the top 1% by citations in their respective fields of study and year of publication. 


It is the third consecutive year for Professor Joseph SUNG, Professor Tony MOK, Professor Henry CHAN and Professor LEE Sing to receive this honour.
CU Medicine Scholars listed in the “Highly Cited Researchers 2020” are as follows:




Research Areas



  • Prof. Tony MOK
  • Chairman of the Department of Clinical Oncology and Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation Professor of Clinical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine
  • Lung cancer and liver cancer
  • Prof. Joseph SUNG
  • Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine and Director, Institute of Digestive Disease
  • Gastrointestinal ulcer bleeding, gastric cancer, hepatitis, colon cancer
  • Prof. Vincent WONG Wai-Sun
  • Head of Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine
  • Fatty liver


  • Prof. Henry CHAN Lik Yuen
  • Clinical Professor (honorary), Faculty of Medicine
  • Hepatitis, fatty liver, cirrhosis, liver cancer
  • Prof. Siew Chien NG
  • Professor, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, gut microbiota, faecal microbiota transplant, colorectal cancer



  • Prof. LEE Sing
  • Clinical Professor (honorary), Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine
  • Mood disorders and eating disorders


“Highly Cited Researchers 2020”, released by the Clarivate Analytics, identifies the most influential researchers determined by their peers around the world. The 2020 list includes 6,167 highly cited researchers in various fields from more than 60 countries and regions.


For the full list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2020”, please refer to