Prof. Benny Zee

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Benny Chung-Ying Zee, PhD

Assistant Dean (Research), Professor/Head Division of Biostatistics, Director, Centre for Clinical Research & Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. Benny Zee is Assistant Dean of Research for the Faculty of Medicine and also Professor and Director of the Centre for Clinical Research and Biostatistics and Head of the Division of Biostatistics in the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He holds honorary appointments in the Department of Clinical Oncology and the Department of Statistics of CUHK. He is also the Chairman of the Joint CUHK-NTEC Clinical Research Ethics Committee since 2006. Professor Zee obtained his Ph.D in Biostatistics from the University of Pittsburgh USA in 1987. He then joined the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group as Senior Biostatistician, and faculty member in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Queen’s University Canada from 1987-2001. He remains as Adjunct Professor with Queen’s University after he joined CUHK and is actively promoting international academic activities and collaborations.

Professor Zee has strong interest in various aspects of multi-center clinical trials, including statistical methods, data management, drug and medical device development. On the methodological side, he is active in Biostatistics research, especially in the area of clinical trials design, bioinformatics, quality of life, data & safety monitoring and other statistical issues. He has experience in the development of efficient data management procedure using advanced computer technology, plus ample experience in working with industry to design and to carry out clinical trials that satisfy both academic interest and industry objectives. He has tremendous experience in the development of research infrastructure such as Ethics Committee, GCP Centre and quality assurance team to carry out clinical research in hospitals that satisfies regulatory and international requirements. He is also active in medical devices development such as “automatic retinal imaging analysis (ARIA)” and serves in the Centre for Entrepreneurship of CUHK. He had published more than 210 international peer reviewed journal articles and serves in various committees including advisory committees for drug development and data & safety monitoring committees for international drug trials.

徐仲锳教授是香港中文大學醫學院助理院長(研究)也是公共衛生學院生物統計學教授/臨床研究及生物統計中心的中心主任及香港中文大學臨床腫瘤學和統計系的名譽委任教授。自2006年以來,他也是香港中文大學及醫管局新界東聯網臨床研究倫理委員會主席。徐教授於1987年從美國匹茲堡大學獲得了生物統計學博士後,加入了加拿大國家癌症研究所的臨床試驗中心任高級生物統計主任。 從1987年至2001年, 他在加拿大皇后大學 (Queen’s University Canada) 的社區衛生及流行病學系和數學及統計系任教。他加入香港中文大學之後,積極推動國際學術活動,仍然作為加拿大皇后大學的兼職教授。

徐教授對多中心臨床試驗擁有濃厚的興趣,其中包括統計方法,數據管理以及新藥及醫療器材的研發。在科研上他的專長在生物統計,特別是在臨床試驗設計學,生物信息學,生活質量問題,數據和安全監測和其他統計的問題積極研究。他在高效率的數據管理程序方面發展,善於採用先進的計算機技術與設計,在臨床試驗設計上,既能達到學術上的目標也能滿足業界的要求。徐教授在建立醫院管理結構上,尤其是在倫理委員會,國家藥物臨床試驗管理架構,及質量管理上有豐富經驗且能達至國際水平。他也投入醫療器械的研發,例如「全自動視網膜分析系統」,也參與中文大學創業研究中心的工作。徐教授發表了超過二百篇國際論文,曾參與商界的藥物研發當顧問和統籌數據及安全監測小組。

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