User Biography : Prof Mei-chun Cheung Dr. Cheung obtained her Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology, specialized in clinical neuropsychology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has also received clinical training at the University of California at San Diego in the U.S. and the University of Birmingham in England. Dr. Cheung’s research interest involves clinical neuropsychology and cognitive psychology. She uses both behavioral (such as lesion analysis) and brain imaging methods (including functional MRI and EEG) to investigate neuroplasticity of cognitive function (e.g. memory and language) and effects of various kinds of brain damage (e.g., epilepsy and complications of radiotherapy for the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma) on human cognitive functions. Her research findings have been published in the international journals including Nature, Archives of Neurology, Cancer, Neuropsychology and Epilepsia. She is currently the Assistant Professor of the Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Registered Clinical Psychologist, the Associate Fellow of the Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS), the Vice-Chairperson of the Hong Kong Neuropsychological Association (HKNA).
Biography Updated on 30 April 2013