DPhil Student and Rhodes Scholar
Rachel Leung is a DPhil student and Honorary Clinical Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. Her primary research interest is in multi-territory vascular disease epidemiology and risk prediction. Rachel currently works on investigating the incidence, risk factors, outcome and risk stratification of multi-territory vascular disease in high-risk patients, under the supervision of Professor Peter Rothwell and Mr Dominic Howard. She is selected as one of the 10 Young Reviewers at European Stroke Journal.
Prior to coming to Oxford, Rachel completed her medical studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong within the Global Physician Leadership stream. During this time, she also conducted clinical and epidemiological research in Hong Kong, Oxford and Brown university, supported by scholarships from the Hong Kong Government and other non-governmental organisations.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Young Reviewer - European Stroke Organisation 2023
Rhodes Scholarship 2021 - 2024
Innovation and Technology Scholarship 2015 - 2016
Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship 2013 - 2015
Influences of age and gender on operative risks following carotid endarterectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Nantakool S. et al, (2023), PLoS One
Safety of Carotid Endarterectomy for Symptomatic Stenosis by Age: Meta-Analysis With Individual Patient Data
Leung YYR. et al, (2023), Stroke, 54, 457 - 467