Fai Ng is Professor of Rheumatology at Newcastle University and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist at the Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust. He is an international leader in primary Sjögren’s syndrome (PSS) research.
Fai established the UK primary Sjögren’s syndrome registry (www.sjogrensregisty.org), one of the world’s largest PSS cohorts and biobanks. Fai also leads the NIHR Bioresource Centre in PSS.
His research focuses on stratified medicine, biomarker discovery and understanding the biological basis of fatigue in PSS, including the use of sensor technology and medical devices to gain deeper understanding of this complex, disabling symptom. He works closely with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to develop novel therapies for PSS.
He is the Deputy Director of the Newcastle Clinical Research Facility, and has served as chief/principal investigator for many early phase clinical trials/experimental medicine studies in PSS.
Professor of Rheumatology, Newcastle University Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Deputy Director, NIHR Newcastle Clinical Research Facility (CRF) Academic Lead, NIHR Bioresource Centre in Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome (PSS)