Dr. Ngu Lock Hock
Consultant Clinical Geneticist & Paediatrician Clinical Lead in Inherited Metabolic Diseases
Genetics Department, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr. Ngu Lock Hock, MBBS (Malaysia), MRCP (UK), is a Consultant Clinical Geneticist & Paediatrician and the Clinical Lead in Inherited Metabolic Diseases at the Genetics Department of Hospital Kuala Lumpur, which serves as the national referral centre for inherited metabolic diseases and genetic disorders in Malaysia.
Dr. Ngu is the medical advisor for the Malaysia Lysosomal Diseases Association, a support group for lysosomal disorders. He has published over 50 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals in the field of genetics and inherited metabolic diseases, including the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease and Journal of Medical Genetics. He was invited to speak at over 100 local and international events and has presented over 50 free papers since 2003. He also served as an invited reviewer for international journals such as Molecular Genetics and Metabolism and Clinical Genetics. He is a member of the Ministry of Health Malaysia's Technical Committee on Enzyme Replacement Therapy for Lysosomal Storage Disorders and the Expert Committee on Orphan Drugs, and Asia Pacific MPS Network. He is the principal investigator at Hospital Kuala Lumpur for a number of clinical studies and is the current Chairman of Hospital Kuala Lumpur Research Review Committee.