Academic Staff

Dr. Lui

Dr. LUI Sai Yu, Simon 呂世裕

MBBS, PhD, FRCPsych(UK), FHKCPsych, FHKAM(Psychiatry)

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, HKU



Email: lsy570@hku.hk
The HKU Scholars Hub Page address: http://hub.hku.hk/cris/rp/rp02747 ORCID: 0000-0001-9360-6244







Biography

Dr. Simon Lui joined the Department of Psychiatry in 2020. He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor. He is a medical graduate from the HKU, and completed his specialist training in Castle Peak Hospital (CPH). Before joining the department, he was an Associate Consultant (2011-2020) in CPH, and has accumulated rich clinical and administrative experiences, and has worked in various psychiatric subspecialties. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK), and specialized in early psychosis. Working in a research-clinical team in the Hospital Authority, he had conducted many studies on psychosis, and obtained a doctoral degree in cognitive neurosciences (2013). As a clinician-scientist, he has published around 90 journal articles (as of Oct 2020).

Research Interests:

  • Neurobiological basis of psychosis
  • Cognitive markers and endophenotype research
  • Clinical studies in early psychosis intervention
  • Behavioral-high-risk populations for psychosis

 

Selected Research Publications:

1.

Lui, S.S.Y., Hung, K.S.Y., Wang, Y., Ho, K.K.Y., Yeung, H.K.H., Wang, Y., Huang, H., Gooding, D.C., Cheung, E.F.C.,& Chan, R.C.K. (2018). Clustering of schizotypy features in unaffected first-degree relatives of schizophrenia patients. Schizophrenia Bulletin doi:10.1093/schbul/sby035.

2.

Xie, D.J., Lui, S.S.Y., Geng, F.L., Yang, Z.Y., Zou, Y.M., Li, Y., Yeung, H.K.H., Cheung, E.F.C., Heerey, E.A.,& Chan, R.C.K. (2017). Dissociation between affective experience and motivated behaviour in schizophrenia patients and their unaffected first-degree relatives and schizotypal individuals. Psychological Medicine doi: 10.1017/S0033291717002926.

3. Tin, L.N.W., Lui, S.S.Y., Ho, K.K.Y., Hung, K.S.Y., Wang, Y., Yeung, H.K.H., Wong, T.Y., Lam, S.M., Chan, R.C.K.,& Cheung, E.F.C. (2017). High-functioning autism patients share similar but more severe impairments in verbal theory of mind than schizophrenia patients. Psychological Medicine doi: 10.1017/S0033291717002690.
4. Lui, S.S.Y., Yang, T.X., Ng, L.Y., Wong, P.T.Y., Wong, J.O.Y, Ettinger, U., Cheung, E.F.C.,& Chan, R.C.K. (2017). Following instructions in patients with schizophrenia: The benefit of actions at encoding and recall. Schizophrenia Bulletin 44: 137–146.
5. Lui, S.S.Y., Liu, A.C.Y., Chui, W.W.H., Li, Z., Geng, F.L., Wang, Y., Heerey, E.A., Cheung, E.F.C., Chan, R.C.K. (2016). The nature of anhedonia and avolition in patients with first-episode schizophrenia. Psychological Medicine 46(2), 437-447.
6. Ho, K.K.Y., Lui, S.S.Y., Hung, K.S.Y., Wang, Y., Li, Z., Cheung, E.F.C.,& Chan, R.C.K (2015). Theory of mind impairments in patients with first-episode schizophrenia and their unaffected siblings. Schizophrenia Research 166, 1–8.
7.

Lui, S.S.Y., Wang, Y., Yang, T.X., Liu, A.C.Y., Chui, W.W.H., Yeung, H.K.H., Li, Z., Neumann, D.L, Shum, D.H.K., Cheung, E.F.C.,& Chan, R.C.K. (2015). Problems in remembering to carry out future actions in first-episode schizophrenia: primary or secondary impairment? Journal of Psychiatric Research 61, 141-149.

8. Lui, S.S.Y., Sham, P.C., Chan, R.C.K.,& Cheung, E.F.C. (2011). A family study of endophenotypes for psychosis within an early intervention programme in Hong Kong: Rationale and preliminary findings. Chinese Science Bulletin 56(32), 3394-3397.
9. Lui, S.S.Y., Wang, Y., Liu, A.C.Y., Chui, W.W.H., Gong, Q.Y., Shum, D.H.K., Cheung, E.F.C.,& Chan, R.C.K. (2011). Prospective memory in patients with first-onset schizophrenia and their non-psychotic siblings. Neuropsychologia 49(8), 2217-24.