Chan Will Yap-Hang

Assistant Professor

Pokfulam, Hong Kong


Dr. CHAN, Will Yap-Hang Completed his M.B., B.S., University of Hong Kong Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Public health, Li KaShingFaculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (Feb 2013 –Current) also working as a Resident, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital. Prize for Best Original Research for Trainees Silver Medal (Cardiovascular Research), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine 2011


Area of Interest

1.Cardiovascular Research
2.Endothelial Dysfunction
3.Cardiac Arrhythmias
4.Preventive Medicine
5.Mendelian Randomization
6.Cardiovascular Epidemiology
7.Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology
8.Clinical Trials

top publication

1.Chan YH (Corresponding Author), Schooling M. Performance of immunochemical fecal occult blood tests among users of low-dose aspirin.JAMA. 2011 Mar 16;305(11):1093(Letter)

2. Chan YH, Siu CW, Yiu KH, Li SW, Lau KK, Lam TH, Lau CP, Tse HF. Abnormal Vascular Function in PR Interval Prolongation. ClinCardiol. 2011 Oct;34(10):628-32. doi: 10.1002/clc.20958.

3.Chan YH, Siu CW, Yiu KH, Yiu YF, Lau KK, Lam TH, Lau CP, Tse HF.Prolongation of PR interval is associated with endothelial dysfunction and activation of vascular repair in high-risk cardiovascular patients.J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun;37(1):55-61. doi: 10.1007/s10840-012-9777-z. Epub 2013 Feb 7.

4.Chan YH, Lau KK, Yiu KH, Li SW, Chan HT, Fong YT, Tam S, Lau CP, Tse HF. Reduction of C-Reactive Protein with Isoflavone Supplement Reverses Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients withIschaemic Stroke. Eur Heart J 2008 Nov;29(22):2800-7. Epub Sep 23

5. Chan YH, Lam TH, Lau KK, Yiu KH, Siu CW, Li SW, Chan HT, Tam S, Lau CP, Tse HF. Dietary Intake of Phytoestrogen is Associated with Increased Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Patientswith Cardiovascular Disease. Eur J CardiovascPrevRehabil2011 Jun;18(3):360-8. Epub 2011 Feb 14.

6. Chan YH, Siu CW, Yiu KH, Chan HT, Li SW, Tam S, Cheung BM, Lau CP, Lam TH, Tse HF. Adverse Arterial Function in Patients with Selenium Deficiency. J Nutr Health Aging 2012 Jan;16(1):85-8.

7. Chan YH, Lau KK, Yiu KH, Li SW, Chan HT, Tang S, Shu XO, Lau CP, Tse HF. Isoflavone intake in high risk patients for cardiovascular events: implications on vascular endothelial function andcarotid atherosclerotic burden. Am J ClinNutr 2007 Oct;86(4):938-45.

8. Chan YH, Lam TH, Lau KK, Yiu KH, Siu CW, Li SW, Chan HT, Tam S, Lau CP, Tse HF. Prospective Observational Study of Isoflavone and the Risk of Stroke Recurrence: Potential Clinical Implications Beyond Vascular Function. JNutr Health Aging 2012 Apr;16(4):383-8.

9. Lau KK, Chan YH, Yiu KH, Li SW, Lee KL, Lau CP, Tse HF. Burden of Carotid Atherosclerosis in Patients with Stroke: Relationships with Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Hypertension. J Hum Hypertens. 2007 Jun;21(6):445-51. Epub 2007 Mar 15.-84

10.Yiu YF, Chan YH, Yiu KH, Siu CW, Li SW, Wong LY, Lee SW, Tam S, Wong EW, Cheung BM, Tse HF. Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated with Depletion of Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. J ClinEndocrinolMetab2011 May;96(5):E830-5. Epub 2011 Feb 16.