Ging-Yuek Robin Hsiung

Neurologist and Research Scientist
Degrees / Designations 

BSc (Hon), MD, MHSc, FRCPC, FACP

Email Address 
Phone 
604 822-3610
Fax 
604 822-7177
Mailing Address 
S152 -2211 Wesbrook Mall, UBC Hospital, Vancouver BC, Canada V6T 2B5

Biography

Academic Appointment 
Associate Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Dementia
Other Areas of Research 
Dementia
Alzheimer Disease
Frontotemporal Dementia
Genetic Epidemiology
Biomarkers
clinical trials

Dr. Hsiung is Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, and staff neurologist at the UBC Hospital Clinic for Alzheimer and Related Disorders and St. Paul's Hospital. His research interests include Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology of Alzheimer Disease and related neurodegenerative dementias, neuropsychological characteristics of cognitive disorders, imaging and biomarkers of dementia, as well as translational research on neurological health and aging.

Current Projects 
  • Genetic and environmental risk factors in Alzheimer Disease
  • Clinical, pathological, genetic and biomarkers studies of Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Music Therapy in Alzheimer Disease
  • Exercise therapy in Vascular Cognitive Impairment
  • Alzheimer Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
  • Alzheimer Disease Therapeutic Initiative