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Name Thomas Kin Wah LING
Academic Qualifications BSc (Hons)
University of Dundee, United Kingdom
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Academic title & affiliations Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Science, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FFSc RCPA)
Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK (FRCPath)
Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science, UK (FIBMS)
Email lingt@cuhk.edu.hk
Current Appointments
(Including honorary appointments)
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research interest
Studying the efficacy of investigational anti-infective agents, evaluating new system for rapid bacterial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing, developing molecular diagnostic methods for rapid diagnosis and mechanism of bacterial resistance.
Publications (Representative)
  1. Lee C.C., Lee V.W., Chan F.K., Ling T.K. (2008) Levofloxacin-resistant Helicobacter pylori in Hong Kong. Chemotherapy. 54:50-53.
  2. Tam FC, Ling TK, Wong KT, Leung DT, Chan RC, Lim PL. (2008). The TUBEX test detects not only typhoid-specific antibodies but also soluble antigens and whole bacteria. J Med Microbiol. 57:316-23.
  3. You JH, Ip DN, Wong CT, Ling T, Lee N, Ip M. (2008). Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Hong Kong.  J Hosp Infect. 70:379-81.
  4. Lee VWY,  Chau, CTS, Ling TKW, Waye MMY, Chan FKL, Chan AKW, KKC Lee (2010) Clinical Impact of CYP2C19 Genetic Polymorphism on Two Proton Pump Inhibitors in Triple Therapy of Eradicating Helicobacter pylori in Hong Kong Chinese Subjects. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 1-2.
  5. Lam KH, Ling TKW and Au SWN (2010). Crystal structure of activated CheY1 from Helicobacter pylori. J Bacteriology. 192(9):2324-34.
  6. IP M., Chau SSL, Lui SL, Leung E, Ling T (2010) Vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Hong Kong. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 36:386-7.
  7. Hsueh PR, Badal RE, Hawser SP, Hoban DJ, Bouchillon SK, Ni Y, Paterson DL; 2008 Asia–Pacific SMART Group (2010) Epidemiology and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of aerobic and facultative Gram-negative bacilli isolated from patients with intra-abdominal infections in the Asia-Pacific region: 2008 results from SMART (Study for Monitoring Antimicrobial Resistance Trends). Int J Antimicrob Agents. 36:408-14.
  8. Lam WW, Woo EJ, Kotaka M, Tam WK, Leung YC, Ling TK, Au SW (2010) Molecular interaction of flagella export chaperone FlisS and cochaperone HP1076 in Helicobacter pylori. FASEB J 24:4020-4032.
  9. Hui DS, Ip M, Ling T, Chang SC, Liao CH, Yoo CG, Kim DK, Yoon HI, Udompanich , Mogmeud S, Muttalif R, Salleh AM, Roa C, Mendoza M, Fajardo-Ang C, Soepandi P, Isbaniah F, Burhan E, Sudarmono P, Mangunnegoro H, Liu HH (2011) A Multicentre Surveillance Study on the Characteristics, Bacterial Aetiologies and In-vitro Antibiotic Susceptibilities in Patients With Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis. Respirology 16:532-539.
  10. Lam KH, Ip WS, Lam YW, Chan SO, Ling TK, Au SW (2012) Multiple Conformations of the FliG C-Terminal Domain Provide Insight into Flagellar Motor Switching. Structure 20: 315-25.