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  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health
  • Infection Control
  • Health Promotion


2011 PhD in Medical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2006 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biochemistry (Minor in Biology), The Chinese University of Hong Kong


2019 - Present Lecturer, Department of Food and Health Science, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2015 - 2018 Teaching Fellow, Department of Food and Health Science, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2013 - 2014 Research Associate, Department of Paediatrics, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2011 - 2013 Research Assistant, Department of Paediatrics, the Chinese University of Hong Kong


2010 Young Investigator's Award 2010. 9th International Congress on Pediatric Pulmonology (CIPP IX), Vienna, Austria.


  • Disease Epidemiology and Genetics
  • Health Promotion
  • Disease Control


  • Leung TF, Tang MF, Leung ASY, Kong APS, Liu TC, Chan RWY, Ma RCW, Sy HY, Chan JCN, Wong GWK. (2020) Cadherin-related family member 3 gene impacts childhood asthma in Chinese children. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 31: 133-142.
  • Leung TF, Tang MF, Leung ASY, Tam WWS, Sy HY, Wong GWK. (2018) Trajectory of spirometric and exhaled nitric oxide measurements in Chinese schoolchildren with asthma. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 29: 166-173.
  • Tang MF, Sy HY, Kong AP, Ko FW, Wang SS, Liu TC, Chan WC, Wong GW, Hon KL, Chan JC, Hui DS, Leung TF. (2016) Genetic effects of multiple asthma loci identified by genomewide association studies on asthma and spirometric indices. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 27: 185-194.
  • Tang MF, Sy HY, Kwok JS, Tam WH, Hon KL, Tung CK, Wong GW, Tsui SK, Leung TF. (2016) Eczema susceptibility and composition of faecal microbiota at 4 weeks of age: a pilot study in Chinese infants. Br J Dermatol. 174: 898-900.
  • Leung TF, Wang SS, Tang MF, Kong AP, Sy HY, Hon KL, Chan JC, Wong GW. (2015) Childhood asthma and spirometric indices are associated with polymorphic markers of two vitamin D 25-hydroxylase genes. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 26: 375-382.
  • Chan WC, Sy HY, Kong AP, Wong CK, Tse LY, Hon KL, Chan JC, Wong GW, Leung TF. Childhood asthma is associated with polymorphic markers of PROC on 2q14 in addition to 17q21 locus. (2015). Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 26: 173-180.
  • Wang SS, Hon KL, Kong AP, Tang MF, Sy HY, Chan JC, Leung TF. (2014) Eczema phenotypes are associated with multiple vitamin D pathway genes in Chinese children. Allergy. 69: 118-124.
  • Leung TF, Ko FW, Sy HY, Tsui SK, Wong GW. (2014) Differences in asthma genetics between Chinese and other populations. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 133: 42-48.
  • Leung TF, Tang MF, Sy HY, Wong GWK. (2013) Novel Asthma Therapeutics: Insights from Whole-Genome Studies. J Pharmacogenom Pharmacoproteomics. 4: 115.
  • Leung TF, Liu TC, Mak KK, Su X, Sy HY, Li AM, Lau JT, Lum S & Wong GW. (2013). Reference standards for forced expiratory indices in Chinese preschool children. Pediatr Pulmonol. 48: 1119-1126.
  • Ma RC, Hu C, Tam CH, Zhang R, Kwan P, Leung TF, Thomas GN, Go MJ, Hara K, Sim X, Ho JS, Wang C, Li H, Lu L, Wang Y, Li JW, Lam VK, Wang J, Yu W, Kim YJ, Ng DP, Fujita H, Panoutsopoulou K, Day-Williams AG, Lee HM, Ng AC, Fang YJ, Kong AP, Jiang F, Ma X, Hou X, Tang S, Lu J, Yamauchi T, Tsui SK, Woo J, Leung PC, Zhang X, Tang NL, Sy HY, Liu J, Wong TY, Lee JY, Maeda S, Xu G, Cherny SS, Chan TF, Ng MC, Xiang K, Morris AP, Keildson S, Hu R, Ji L, Lin X, Cho YS, Kadowaki T, Tai ES, Zeggini E, McCarthy MI, Hon KL, Baum L, Tomlinson B, So WY, Bao Y, Chan JC & Jia W. (2013). Genome-wide association study in a Chinese population identifies a susceptibility locus for type 2 diabetes at 7q32 near PAX4. Diabetologia. 56: 1291-1305.
  • Ko FW, Leung, TF Wong, GW Chu, JH, Sy HY & Hui DS. (2013). Determinants and reference equation of exhaled nitric oxide in the Chinese population. Eur Respir J. 42: 767-775.
  • Wang SS, Hon KL, Sy HY, Kong AP, Chan IH, Tse LY, Lam CW, Wong GW, Chan JC, Leung TF. (2012). Interactions between Genetic Variants of FLG and Chromosome 11q13 Locus Determine Susceptibility for Eczema Phenotypes. J Invest Dermatol. 132: 1930-1932.
  • Sy HY, Ko FW, Chu HY, Chan IH, Wong GW, Hui DS, Leung TF. (2012). Asthma and bronchodilator responsiveness are associated with polymorphic markers of ARG1, CRHR2 and chromosome 17q21. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 22: 517-524.
  • Leung TF, Wong YS, Chan IH, Yung E, Sy HY, Lam CW & Wong GW. (2011). Domestic exposure to aeroallergens in Hong Kong families with asthmatic children. Pediatr Pulmonol. 46: 632-639.
  • Sy HY, Chan IH, Hon EK, Kong AP, Tang NL, Li CY, Wong GW, Waye MM, Lam CW, Chan JC & Leung TF. (2010). PHF11 is not a major candidate gene for asthma or eczema in Chinese children. Pediatr Pulmonol. 45: 890-897.
  • Leung TF, Ching KW, Sy HY, Kong AP, Tse LY, Wang SS, Lam CW, Chan JC, Wong GW & Hon KL. (2010). CHIA confers susceptibility to childhood eczema. Br J Dermatol. 163: 1360-1362.
  • Leung TF, Sy HY, Ng MC, Chan IH, Wong GW, Tang NL, Waye MM & Lam CW. (2009). Asthma and atopy are associated with chromosome 17q21 markers in Chinese children. Allergy. 64: 621-628.
  • Leung TF, Ko FW, Sy HY, Wong E, Li CY, Yung E, Hui DS, Wong GW & Lai CK. (2009). Identifying uncontrolled asthma in young children: clinical scores or objective variables? J Asthma. 46: 130-135.
  • Chow JS, Leung AS, Li WW, Tse TP, Sy HY & Leung TF. (2009). Airway inflammatory and spirometric measurements in obese children. Hong Kong Med J. 15: 346-352.