Ging-Yuek Robin Hsiung

Attending Neurologist
Degrees / Designations 

B.Sc. (Hon), M.HSc., M.D., FRCPC, FACP, DABPN

Email Address 
604 822-3610
604 822-7177
Mailing Address 
S-152, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, UBC Hospital, Vancouver BC, Canada V6T 2B5


Academic Appointment 
Associate Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Alzheimer's Disease
Memory Loss
Disorders and Conditions 
Alzheimer's Disease
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Other Areas of Research 
Alzheimer Disease
Frontotemporal Dementia
Genetic Epidemiology
clinical trials

Dr. Hsiung is a graduate from UBC (B.Sc., M.H.Sc.) and Queen's University (M.D.), and received his residency training at University of Toronto and University of Washington, and fellowship training at University of Calgary and UBC. He is a staff neurologist at the UBC Hospital Clinic for Alzheimer and Related Disorders (UBCH CARD) 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
Clinical Trials