Kum Thong Wong
University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Wong Kum Thong is trained in diagnostic anatomic pathology with a special interest in neuropathology and myology. As a senior consultant in the University of Malaya Medical Centre, he plays a vital role in ensuring that anatomic pathology lab services are professionally run with the highest levels of competence to ensure the best health care possible. He also gets referrals from private hospitals and pathologists, both locally and regionally.
As an active researcher in neuroscience and pathology with a special interest in infectious disease pathology in the central nervous system, he has published in more than 160 peer-reviewed papers including papers in the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, American Journal of Pathology, Journal of Virology, Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology and Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, Acta Neuropathologica etc. To date, he has more than 4200 citations in ISI journals and has an ISI H-index of 33. He is most enthusiatic about teaching pathology to medical students and postgraduate students, including trainees in anatomic and forensic pathology.