Dr Anthony Pak-yin Liu (廖栢賢)

MBBS (Hons.), MRCPCH, MMedSc (HK)


Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine,

LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong






(852) 2255-4482
(852) 2855-1523
Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Room 115, 1/F, New Clinical Building
102 Pokfulam Road, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong




Research interest


Paediatric haematology and oncology with special interest in neuro-oncology and cancer in young children




l Principal investigator: Copy-number variations in Chinese patients with conotruncal defects. Small Project Funding
l Principal investigator: Language and communication in genetic counseling for Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) in Hong Kong: An exploratory study. Small Project Funding
l Co-investigator: Copy-number variations in Chinese patients with conotruncal defects - a pilot study of 100 patients. Hong Kong Children’s Heart Foundation.
l Co-investigator: Stopping SADS-stories from Happening – Genetic Diagnosis of SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes). Hong Kong Children's Heart Foundation.
l Sub-investigator: Immunogenicity and safety study of GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals' HPV-16/18 L1 AS04 vaccine and Merck's Gardasil® vaccine when administered according to alternative 2-dose schedules in 9-14 year old females.


Selected publications


l Liu A.P.Y., Shing M.M., Yuen H.L., Li C.H., Ling S.C., Luk C.W., Ha S.Y., Li C.K., Chan G.C.F. 2014. Central nervous system tumors in Chinese children under the age of three: a population study. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol (accepted)
l Liu A.P.Y., Shing M.M., Yuen H.L., Li C.H., Ling S.C., Luk C.W., Ha S.Y., Li C.K., Kwong D.L., Chan G.C.F. 2013. Timing of adjuvant radiotherapy and treatment outcome in childhood ependymoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 61(4), 606-611
l Liu A.P.Y., Tang W.F., Lau E.T., Chan K.Y.K., Kan A.S.Y., Wong K.Y., Tso W.W.Y., Jalal K., Lee S.L., Chau C.S.K., Chung B.H.Y. 2013. Expanded Prader–Willi syndrome due to chromosome 15q11.2–14 deletion: Report and a review of literature. Am J Med Genet Part A, 161A(6), 1309-1318
l Ho A.C.C., Liu A.P.Y., Lun K.S., Tang W.F., Chan K.Y.K., Lau E.T., Tang M.H.Y., Tan T.Y., Chung B.H.Y. 2012. A newborn with a 790 kb chromosome 17p13.3 microduplication presenting with aortic stenosis, microcephaly and dysmorphic facial features. Is cardiac assessment necessary for all patients with 17p13.3 microduplication? Eur J Med Genet, 55, 758-762
l Liu A.P.Y., Ho C.C., Yung T.C., Tam T., Chan K.K.L., Lau E.T.K., Tang M.H.Y., Tan T.Y. , Chung B.H.Y., Inverted duplication 18q12.1-q22, Hong Kong Paediatric Society Annual Scientific Meeting, QEH, HK, 4-5 June 2011




l Accredited tutor in Problem-Based Learning Programme
l Tutor, Clinical Skills Sessions; MBBS Clinical Interpersonal Skills Workshop; Paediatric Clerkship
l Examiner, MBBS examination


Clinical Service


General paediatrics, paediatric haematology/oncology, genetic counselling