Dr HO, Hok-Kung Marco (何學工醫生)
(marcoho@hku.hk)

Education:
Specialist in Paediatric Immunology & Infectious Diseases (兒童免疫及傳染病科專科醫生)
M.D. (H.K.) (香港大學醫學博士)
M.B.B.S. (H.K.) (香港大學內外全科醫學士)
M.R.C.P. (U.K.) (英國皇家內科醫學院院士)
F.H.K.C. Paed (香港兒科醫學院院士)
F.H.K.A.M. (香港醫學專科學院院士)
First Fellow of Paediatric Immunology & Infectious Diseases (兒童免疫及傳染病科院士)
F.R.C.P.C.H. (英國皇家兒科醫學院榮授院士)
F.R.C.P. (Edinburgh) (英國皇家愛丁堡內科醫學院榮授院士)

Appointment:
Consultant (Paediatrics) 兒科顧問醫生
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong 香港大學名譽臨床醫學副教授
Service Director (Quality and Safety), HKWC, Hospital Authority 醫院管理局港島西聯網服務總監(質素及安全)
Deputy Hospital Chief Executive(III), Queen Mary Hospital 瑪麗醫院副行政總監(III)

Specialty:
Paediatric Immunology & Allergy 兒童免疫及敏感科

Community Post:

  1. Vice-President, The Hong Kong Society for Paediatric Immunology Allergy & Infectious Diseases 香港兒童免疫過敏及傳染病學會副主席
  2. Founder & Immediate Past Chairman, Allergy Hong Kong 香港過敏會創會人及前主席
  3. Honorary Advisor, Hong Kong Asthma Society 香港哮喘會榮譽顧問
  4. President-elect, Hong Kong Institute of Allergy 香港過敏醫學會候任主席

Award:

  1. Faculty Award for Knowledge Exchange HKU (2011)
  2. Queen Mary Hospital Outstanding Staff (2013)
  3. HKWC Outstanding Staff (2013)
  4. Sir Patrick Manson Gold Medal (2016)

Research Projects:

  1. Prevalence of Food Allergy/ Anaphylaxis in Hong Kong Children
  2. Natural History of Peanut Allergy & Tree Nut Allergy

Selected Publications:

  1. Wai C.Y., Leung N.Y., Ho M.H., Gershwin L.J., Shu S.A., Leung P.S., Chu K.H., Immunization with Hypoallergens of Shrimp Allergen Tropomyosin Inhibits Shrimp Tropomyosin Specific IgE Reactivity. PLoS One. 2014;9(11):e111649. (PDF)
  2. Ho M.H.K., Lee S.L., Wong W.H.S., Ip P. and Lau Y.L., Prevalence of self-reported food allergy in Hong Kong children and teens - a population survey, Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy Immunology. 2012, 30(4): 275-284. (Publication No.: 214753) (PDF)
  3. Ho M.H.K., Wong W.H.S. and Chang C., Clinical Spectrum of Food Allergies: a Comprehensive Review, Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology. Springer, 2012, 41(3). (Publication No.: 212697) (PDF)
  4. Ho M.H.K., Lee S.L., Wong W.H.S. and Lau Y.L., Peanut oil and peanut allergy, foes or folks?, Archives of Disease in Childhood [Epub in print]. 2010, 1-2. (Publication No.: 178616) (PDF)
  5. Ho M.H.K., Wong W.H.S., Heine R.G., Hosking C.S., Hill D.J. and Allen K.J., Early clinical predictors of remission of peanut allergy in children, Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 2008, 121: 731-736. (Publication No.: 141239) (PDF)

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