Emeritus Professor Dr. Liam Chong Kin is an Honorary Professor of Medicine and Senior Consultant Chest Physician working at the University Malaya Medical Centre/Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, and UM Specialist Centre.
He is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, Royal College of Physicians (London) and the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology. He is an active member of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and the European Respiratory Society. He is the chairman of the Malaysian Thoracic Society Science and Research Committee and a member of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) Research Committee. He has been invited to speak at many national, regional and international meetings such as the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) Congress and the World Conference on Lung Cancer.
His clinical and research interests include novel molecular targeted therapies and immunotherapy for lung cancer as well as novel therapies for asthma and COPD.
He has published 186 scientific papers in peer-reviewed medical journals and is the author or co-author of 300 papers presented at scientific meetings.