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Dr. Sherry Xiao-hong FU


Assistant Lecturer, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care



Division of Behavioural Health and Health Promotion


Ms Fu obtained her Bachelor of Clinical Medicine from Sun Yat-sen University in 2012 and Master of Public Health at CUHK in 2013. She then started to do her PhD of Public Health at CUHK in 2014. She joined the School as an Assistant Lecturer in 2018. She is mainly responsible for teaching and tutorial related to research methodology.

Research Interest

  • Systematic reviews and meta-analysis

  • Evidence-based medicine

Selected Publications 

  1. Zhang YL, Yuan JQ, Wang KF, FU XH, Han XR, Threapleton D, Yang ZY, Mao C, Tang JL. The prevalence of EGFR mutation in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Oncotarget, 2016, 7(48): 78985.

  2. He T, Yang Z, Liu T, Shen Y, Fu X, Qian X, Zhang Y, Wang Y, Xu Z, Zhu S, Mao C, Xu G, Tang J. Ambient air pollution and years of life lost in Ningbo, China. Scientific Reports, 2016, 1;6:22485.

  3. Yuan JQ, Mao C, Yang ZY, Fu XH, Wong SY, Tang JL. A meta-regression evaluating the effectiveness and prognostic factors of oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Asian Journal of Andrology, 2016, 18(1): 60.

  4. Mao C, Fu X, Yuan J, Yang Z, Huang Y, YE Q, Wu X, Hu X, Zhai Z, Tang J. Interleukin-2 as maintenance therapy for children and adults with acute myeloid leukaemia in first complete remission. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010248. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010248.pub2.

  5. Yuan JQ, Mao C, Wong SY, Yang ZY, Fu XH, Dai XY, Tang JL. Comparative effectiveness and safety of monodrug therapies for lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: a network meta-analysis. Medicine, 2015, 94(27).

  6. Li Y, Fu XH, Yuan JQ, Yang ZY, Mao C, Dong XM, Tang JL, Wang SY. Colorectal cancer: using blood samples and tumor tissue to detect K-ras mutations. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy, 2015, 15(6): 715-725.

  7. Mao C, Yuan JQ, Yang ZY, Fu XH, Wu XY, Tang JL. Blood as a substitute for tumor tissue in detecting EGFR mutations for guiding EGFR TKIs treatment of nonsmall cell lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine, 2015, 94(21).

  8. Mao C, Fu X, Yuan J, Yang Z, Chung VCH, Qin Y, Huang Y, Tam W, Kwong JSW, Xie W, Tang J. Tong-xin-luo capsule for patients with coronary heart disease after percutaneous coronary intervention. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD010237. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010237.pub2.

  9. Mao C, Wu XY, Fu XH, Di MY, Yu YY, Yuan JQ, Yang ZY, Tang JL. An internet-based epidemiological investigation of the outbreak of H7N9 Avian Influenza A in China since early 2013. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2014, 16(9).

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