Dr. Anskar Yu-Hung Leung

Dr. Anskar Yu-Hung Leung

The University of Hong Kong, China



2006 M.D., University of Hong Kong, China

1993 Ph.D., Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Publications (Selected)

  1. Ma AC, Chung MI, Liang R, Leung AY*. A DEAB-sensitive aldehyde dehydrogenase regulates hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells development during primitive hematopoiesis in zebrafish embryos. Leukemia. 2010 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Fung TK, Chung MI, Liang R, Leung AY*. Role of a novel zebrafish nup98 during embryonic development. Exp Hematol. 2010 Nov;38(11):1014-1021.
  3. Fung TK, Cheung AM, Kwong YL, Liang R, Leung AY*. Differential NOD/SCID mouse engraftment of peripheral blood CD34(+) cells and JAK2V617F clones from patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms. Leuk Res. 2010 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Cheung AM, Fung TK, Fan AK, Wan TS, Chow HC, Leung JC, Chan LY, Kwong YL, Liang R, Leung AY*. Successful engraftment by leukemia initiating cells in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia after direct intrahepatic injection into unconditioned newborn NOD/SCID mice. Exp Hematol. 2010;38(1):3-10.
  5. Cheung AM, Chow HC, Kwong YL, Liang R, Leung AY*. FLT3/internal tandem duplication subclones in acute myeloid leukemia differ in their engraftment potential in NOD/SCID mice. Leuk Res. 2010;34(1):119-22.
  6. Gill HS, Lau WH, Chan AC, Leung RY, Khong PL, Leung AY, Kwong YL. CD20 expression in natural killer T cell lymphoma. Histopathology. 2010;57(1):157-9.
  7. Chan WK, Au WY, Wong CY, Liang R, Leung AY, Kwong YL, Khong PL. Metabolic activity measured by F-18 FDG PET in natural killer-cell lymphoma compared to aggressive B- and T-cell lymphomas. Clin Nucl Med. 2010 Aug;35(8):571-5.
  8. Yeung CW, Cheung WW, Leung AY, Kwong YL. Spontaneous central venous catheter fracture: relevance of the pinch-off sign. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(4):E33.
  9. Gill HH, Leung AY, Trendell-Smith NJ, Yeung CK, Liang R. Sweet Syndrome due to Myelodysplastic Syndrome: Possible Therapeutic Role of Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Addition to Standard Treatment. Adv Hematol. 2010;2010:328316.
  10. Kwong YL, Au WY, Leung AY, Tse EW. T-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia: an Asian perspective. Ann Hematol. 2010;89(4):331-9.
  11. Ma AC, Fan AK, Ward AC, Liongue C, Lewis RS, Cheng SH, Chan PK, Yip SF, Liang R and Leung AY*. A novel zebrafish jak2aV581F model shared features of human JAK2V617F polycythemia vera. Exp Hematol 2009;37(12):1379-1386
  12. Huang H, Wu D, Fu J, Chen G, Chang W, Chow HC, Leung AY, Liang R. All-trans retinoic acid can intensify the growth inhibition and differentiation induction effect of rosiglitazone on multiple myeloma cells. Eur J Haematol. 2009;83(3):191-202.
  13. Ma AC, Chung MI, Liang R, Leung AY*. The role of survivin2 in primitive hematopoiesis during zebrafish development. Leukemia. 2009;23(4):712-20.
  14. Cheung AM, Chow HC, Liang R, Leung AY* A comparative study of bone marrow and peripheral blood CD34+ myeloblasts in acute myeloid leukemia. Br. J. Haem.2009;144(4):484-91.
  15. Hwang YY, Leung AY, Ng IO, Chan GS, Chan KW, Tse E, Kwong YL. Protein-losing enteropathy due to T-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2009;27(12):2097-8.
  16. Hwang YY, Cheung WW, Leung AY, Tse E, Au WY, Kwong YL. Valganciclovir thrice weekly for prophylaxis against cytomegalovirus reactivation during alemtuzumab therapy. Leukemia. 2009;23(4):800-1.
  17. Cheng VC, Chan JF, Ngan AH, To KK, Leung SY, Tsoi HW, Yam WC, Tai JW, Wong SS, Tse H, Li IW, Lau SK, Woo PC, Leung AY, Lie AK, Liang RH, Que TL, Ho PL, Yuen KY. Outbreak of intestinal infection due to Rhizopus microsporus. J Clin Microbiol. 2009;47(9):2834-43.
  18. Au WY, Leung AY, Tse EW, Cheung WW, Shek TW, Kwong YL. High incidence of tuberculosis after alemtuzumab treatment in Hong Kong Chinese patients. Leuk Res. 2008;32(4):547-51.
  19. Wong AS, Cheng VC, Yuen KY, Kwong YL, Leung AY*. High frequency of polyoma BK virus shedding in the gastrointestinal tract after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation – a prospective and quantitative analysis. Bone Marrow Transplant 2008;43(1):43-7
  20. Wong AS, Chan KH, Cheng VC, Yuen KY, Kwong YL, Leung AY*. Relationship of pre-transplantation polyoma BK virus serology and BK viral reactivation after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Clin Infect Dis 2007;44(6):830-7.
  21. itoxantrone and dexamethasone as first-line treatment for T-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia. Leukemia. 2007;21(10):2225-6.
  22. Cheung WW, Tse E, Leung AY, Yuen KY, Kwong YL. Regular virologic surveillance showed very frequent cytomegalovirus reactivation in patients treated with alemtuzumab. Am J Hematol. 2007;82(2):108-11.
  23. Leung AY, Chow HC, Kwok JS, Lui CK, Cheng VC, Yuen KY, Lie AK, Liang R. Safety of vaccinating sibling donors with live-attenuated varicella zoster vaccine before hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2007 39(11):661-5.
  24. Leung AY, Wong AS, Chan GC, Yuen KY, Kwong YL. Urinary reactivation of polyoma BK virus but not adenovirus in paediatric and adolescent patients after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2006;37(6):621-3.
  25. Hui CK, Cheung WW, Zhang HY, Au WY, Yueng YH, Leung AY, Leung N, Luk JM, Lie AK, Kwong YL, Liang R, Lau GK. Kinetics and Risk of De Novo Hepatitis B Infection in HBsAg-Negative Patients Undergoing Cytotoxic Chemotherapy. Gastroenterology. 2006;131(1):59-68.