Researcher

Professor Daniel Kam Yin Chan

My Expertise

Vascular dementia; Parkinson's disease; aged care; geriatrics, stroke and rehabilitation

Biography

Research Interests:
Daniel KY Chan is a senior staff specialist and director of Aged Care and Rehabilitation at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. He is also a conjoint Professor of Geriatrics at the University of New South Wales and an adjunct Professor at the University of Western Sydney. He has qualifications in clinical practice (FRACP, FHKCP), research (MD) and health service management (MHA, AFCHSE). He has been involved with many molecular...view more

Research Interests:
Daniel KY Chan is a senior staff specialist and director of Aged Care and Rehabilitation at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. He is also a conjoint Professor of Geriatrics at the University of New South Wales and an adjunct Professor at the University of Western Sydney. He has qualifications in clinical practice (FRACP, FHKCP), research (MD) and health service management (MHA, AFCHSE). He has been involved with many molecular biology, epidemiological, Parkinson's disease, stroke, vascular dementia and health service related research. He has over 150 publications in journals, about two-fifth of these as first author. Many are internationally reputable journals, some highly prestigious. Some of the best journals include New England Journal of Medicine,the top journals in neurology and geriatrics. Published Chan's Practical Geriatrics 3rd edition which has been translated into Chinese and endorsed as China's national teaching material


My Grants

Past (2005-2007,2008-2011) and current NHMRC (2022-2024)

Current: ACI, industrial grants, 


My Qualifications

MBBS, MD, FRACP, FHKCP, MHA, AFCHSE


My Awards

International expert member of the National Center of Gerontology in China 2018


My Research Activities

Current research include:

Vascular dementia: genetics and environmental interactions

Parkinson's disease

Falls prevention

Acute geriatric outreach service to nursing homes

Traditional herbal medication drug trial for vascular dementia


My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Areas of supervision

Vascular dementia: environmental and genetics interaction

Falls prevention

Parkinson's disease

Other neurodegenerative diseases

Stroke and rehabilitation

Digital health and Artificial Intelligence


Currently supervising

ILP students


My Teaching

Published Chan's Practical Geriatrics 3rd edition which has been translated into Chinese and endorsed as China's national teaching material

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