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About Us

Dr Gary Kui Kai Lau


Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Honorary Consultant in Neurology, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital and

Tung Wah Hospital, Hong Kong

Gary Kui Kai Lau graduated in 2008 from the University of Hong Kong with an MBBS and Master of Research in Medicine degree. He completed his Neurology training at Queen Mary Hospital in 2015 and was subsequently awarded a PhD in Clinical Neurosciences (Stroke medicine) in 2018 (University of Oxford Croucher Scholar) at The Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia, University of Oxford, under the mentorship of Professor Peter Rothwell.   

Dr Lau has a keen interest in stroke and cerebral small vessel disease research. He has published more than 120 research articles or book chapters relating to stroke.



Paul Dudley White International Scholar Award, American Heart Association, 2022

Award for Patient-Oriented or Clinical Research in Hypertension, American Heart Association, 2022

Smart Ageing Gold Award of the Golden Age Foundation, 2021

British Medical Association Medical Book Award, 2019

(highly commended title under category ‘Neurology’)

Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigators, Hong Kong College of Physicians, 2017 and 2018

Hong Kong West Cluster Outstanding Team (Comprehensive Acute Stroke Service), 2018

Faculty Teaching Medal, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU, 2014

University of Oxford Croucher Scholarship, 2014

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Key Offices

Director, Hong Kong Stroke Fund

Treasurer, Hong Kong Stroke Society

Honorary Consultant, Hong Kong Stroke Association

Honorary Consultant, Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

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