Sydney Tang

Professor Sydney Tang, MD MBBS, MD (HK), PhD, MRCP


Professor Sydney Tang is currently Chair of Renal Medicine and Yu Professor in Nephrology at the University of Hong Kong. He underwent training in nephrology in Hong Kong and in basic research at King’s College London, UK, and the University of Washington, USA.

Professor Tang’s research interests revolve around pathogenetic mechanisms underlying diabetic and proteinuric kidney disease, and the treatment of immunoglobulin A nephropathy.

Professor Tang is the President-elect of the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology,an Executive Committee member of Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes, Deputy Chair of the Continuing Medical Education Committee, member of the Saving Young Lives Committee and Education Work Group and an N&E Asia Regional Board member of the International Society of Nephrology, and an International Honorary Member of the Japanese Society of Nephrology. He is a past Chairman of the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology and serves the Hong Kong College of Physicians as Council Member and Program Director (Hong Kong Island) of the Nephrology Board.

Professor Tang has over 250 publications and has contributed to over 30 book chapters, including one in Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Nephrology (Carlton), Theme Editor in diabetickidney disease for Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, and sits on the Editorial Boards of Kidney International, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, the American Journal of Nephrology and Kidney Diseases.