Postgraduate (MMedSc, MPhil and PhD)

General Information
The Department is actively engaged in research in the areas of gynaecological oncology, reproductive medicine, perinatology and prenatal diagnosis. The Department is actively collaborating with other institutions both locally, nationally and internationally and is also increasingly successful in attracting research grants. All research postgraduate students (PhD and MPhil) will be given Full Studentship support during the course of his/her study. The department publishes High-Impact Journals in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Reproduction and Oncology. Some recent publications can be found in Science, PNAS, Oncotarget, PLoS One, BJOG, Hum Reprod, Fertil Steril and Biol Reprod.
Research Opportunities & Outstanding Research Areas
  1. Reproduction (Team Head: Dr. Raymond H.W. LI)
    • Interaction between Oviductal cells and Sperms/Embryos
    • Endometrial receptivity
    • Assisted Reproduction
    • Fertility Regulation
    • Human Stem cells and progenitor cells
  2. Biomolecular Study in gynaecological Cancer (Team Head: Dr. Karen K.L. CHAN)
    • Biomolecular Prognostic Factors & tumor suppressor genes
    • Serum Factors in Diagnosis and Monitoring
    • Gene Therapy
    • Study of Radiosensitivity and Chemosensitivity
    • HPV Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressor Genes in Gynaecological Cancer
  3. Maternal Fetal Medicine (Team Head: Dr. Anita S.Y. KAN)
    • Placenta and Neonatal Outcome in Complicated Pregnancies
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Prenatal Diagnosis
Contact Us

For application forms and further details regarding admission, degree regulations and application, please visit the Graduate School homepage. Specific enquiries about MPhil and PhD degree programmes in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology should be directed to:

Address: Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies
Prof. William S.B. Yeung
Department of Obstetrics and gynaecology
The University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong
Telephone: (852)-2255-3405
Fax: (852)-2855-0947
Other Postgraduate Programme and Activities