Dr. Cheng received his undergraduate degree (first class honors) and M.Phil. from the University of Hong Kong, and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is currently in charge of the Molecular Hematology services in the Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. Dr. Cheng is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of the Department of Anatomical & Cellular Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His main research focuses on the identification and molecular characterization of novel genetic/epigenetic aberrations in acute myeloid leukemia, a lethal blood cancer in adults and children. His work has been published in Blood, Haematologica and Molecular Cancer.