Prof. Renee Wan Yi CHAN

Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK




Dr Chan is an Associate Professor at Department of Paediatric in the CUHK. She joined the CUHK in 2015 and served as the Deputy Director of the CUHK- Hong Kong Hub of Paediatric Excellence since 2019.


Dr Chan specializes in respiratory model construction and host-virus interaction. She works on the rhinovirus molecular epidemiology, tropism, and host interaction in relation to respiratory allergy, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. During the COVID19, she pioneers the use of nasal strip as a non-invasive tool to collect the nasal epithelial lining fluid for viral antigen, mucosal antibody detection, and host mediators monitoring.