Professor Joseph J Y Sung is the Vice-Chancellor and President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is concurrently Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine of CUHK, an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering of the People’s Republic of China, and Academician of the Eurasian Academy of Sciences.
As a renowned scientist in gastroenterology, Professor Sung’s research interests include intestinal bleeding, Helicobacter Pylori, peptic ulcer, hepatitis B, colorectal cancer, and other cancers related to the digestive system. His contributions to the advancement of medical sciences and academic development have been recognized worldwide.
Professor Sung has published over 870 full scientific articles in leading medical and scientific journals. He has edited and authored around 30 books, as well as many chapters in major textbooks including the Oxford Textbook of Medicine (5th Ed.).