Dr Richard K. W. Choy obtained his BSc degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Bradford and M(Med)Sc in Immunology at University of Birmingham, UK. He received postgraduate training in research and was awarded Doctor of Philosophy by The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1999. Dr. Choy’s main research interests include the development of novel molecular diagnostic strategies and innovative applications of molecular analysis tools in prenatal diagnosis. His current research focuses on the development of the microarray based Comparative Genomic Hybridization (array CGH) and massive parallel sequencing for prenatal diagnosis. In terms of professional service, Dr. Choy is an Honorary Scientific Officer (medical) at the New Territories East Cluster of Hospitals, Hong Kong, where he is involved in the delivery of the laboratory diagnostic service. He is also the board member of the Hong Kong Society of Medical Genetics since 2009.