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Professor CHU Chiu Wing, Winnie

Professor CHU Chiu Wing, Winnie

Assistant Dean (Admissions)

Professor, Department of Imaging & Interventional Radiology

CUHK Employment
  • Assistant Dean (Admissions)
  • Professor, Department of Imaging & Interventional Radiology
  • Head, Gerald Choa Neuroscience Centre (GCNC) MRI Core Facility


  • Paediatric Imaging
  • Advanced MR imaging and A.I. assisted image analysis


Education & Qualifications

MBChB (CUHK), MD (CUHK), FHKAM (Radiology)


Research Interests
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

  • Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease

  • Neuroimaging in Dementia

  • Multiparametric MRI of orbital disease


Additional Information


Professional Service

  • Assessor, Enterprise Support Scheme (ESS) Assessment Panel, Government of HKSAR
  • Member, Grant Review Board, Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF), Food and Health Bureau, Government of HKSAR
  • Member, Education Committee, The Hong Kong College of Radiologists
  • Member, Hong Kong Children’s Hospital Research Ethics Committee
  • Founding member and academic secretary, Asian Oceanic Society of Paediatric Radiology (AOSPR)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Hong Kong Journal of Radiology (HKJR)
  • Section Editor, European Journal of Radiology
  • Honorary Consultant, Department of Imaging & Interventional Radiology, Prince of Wales Hospital


Academic Engagement in CUHK

  • Programme Director, MSc programme in Diagnostic Ultrasonography
  • Mentor, MBChB Global Physician Leadership Stream
Selected Publications

Researcher ID: F-8449-2014



  1. Chiyanika C. Chan DFY, Hui SCN, So HK, Deng M, Nelson EAS, Chu WCW*. The relationship between pancreas steatosis and the risk of metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance in Chinese adolescents with concurrent obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Pediatr Obes. 2020 Sep;15(9):e12653.
  2. Hui SCN, Wong SKH, Ai Q, Yeung DKW, Ng EKW, Chu WCW*. Observed changes in brown, white, hepatic and pancreatic fat after bariatric surgery: Evaluation with MRI. Eur Radiol. 2019 Feb;29(2):849-856.
  3. Yeung KH, Man GCW, Shi L, Hui SCN, Chiyanika C, Lam TP, Ng BKW, Cheng JCY, Chu WCW*. Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Based Morphological Change of Paraspinal Muscles in Girls with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Oct 1;44(19):1356-136
  4. Hui SC, Ko KL, Zhang T, Shi L, Yeung DK, Wang D, Chan Q, Chu WC*. Quantification of brown and white adipose tissue based on gaussian mixture model using water-fat and t2* mri in adolescents, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2017;46:758-768.
  5. Deng M, Hui SC, Yu FW, Lam TP, Qiu Y, Ng BK, Cheng JC, Chu WC*.  MRI-based Morphological Evidence of Spinal Cord Tethering Predicts Curve Progression in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine J.2015 Jun 1;15(6):1391-401.
  6. Wong VW, Wong GL, Yeung DK, Lau TK, Chan CK, Chim AM, Abrigo JM, Chan RS, Woo J, Tse YK, Chu WC*, Chan HL*. Incidence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Hong Kong: a population study with paired proton-magnetic resonance spectroscopy. J Hepatol. 2015; 62:182-189.
  7. Abrigo JM, Shen J, Wong VW, Yeung DK, Wong GL, Chim AM, Chan AW, Choi PC, Chan FK, Chan HL*Chu WC*. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: spectral patterns observed from an in vivo phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopy study. J Hepatol. 2014;60(4):809-15.
  8. Wong VW, Wong GL, Yeung DK, Abrigo JM, Kong AP, Chan RS, Chim AM, Shen J, Ho CS, Woo J, Chu WC*, Chan HL*. Fatty pancreas, insulin resistance, and β-cell function: a population study using fat-water magnetic resonance imaging. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(4):589-597.
  9. Leung VYF, Shen J, Wong VW, Abrigo J, Wong GL, Chim AM, Chu SH, Chan AW, Choi PC, Ahuja AT, Chan HL, Chu WC*. Quantitative elastography of liver fibrosis and spleen stiffness in chronic hepatitis B carriers: comparison of shear-wave elastography and transient elastography with liver biopsy correlation. Radiology. 2013;269:910-918.
  10. Wong VW, Chan RS, Wong GL, Cheung BH, Chu WC*, Yeung DK, Chim AM, Lai JW, Li LS, Sea MM, Chan FK, Sung JJ, Woo J, Chan HL. Community-based lifestyle modification programme for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Hepatology. 2013; 59(3):536-542.