Dr Hoang Minh Tu Van


Dr Hoang Minh Tu Van (MD,PhD)


Clinical Researcher


Hoang Minh Tu Van earned her Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Ho Chi Minh City in 2007 and worked as a General Practitioner for one year before taking the Master of Medicine (Infection and Immunity) course in University of Sydney – Australia. Back to Vietnam, she worked as both a clinician and researcher in Children’s Hospital 2 for six years. Van has completed her PhD thesis with Oxford University, entitle “ Clinical characteristics, virology and host genetic markers of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in Southern Vietnam” and now she is a post-doc researcher in Oxford Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam. Her research interests are emerging viral pathogens, Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease and new approach in disease diagnosis and management.



Van has published more than 15 articles in international journals.

5 key recent research articles:

  1. Van HMT, Anh NT, Hong NTT, Nhu LNT, Nguyet LA, Thanh TT, Ny NTH, Hang VTT, Khanh TH, Viet HL, Viet DC, Tuan HM, Hung NT, Quy DT, Ha DQ, Qui PT, Nhan LNT, Thwaites G, Chau NVV, Thwaites L, Rogier van Doorn H, Van Tan L. “Enterovirus A71 Phenotypes Causing Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, Vietnam”. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Apr;25(4):788-791. doi: 10.3201/eid2504.181367.


  1. Hoang MTV, Nguyen TA, Tran TT, Vu TTH, Le NTN, Nguyen THN, Le THN, Nguyen TTH, Nguyen TH, Le NTN, Truong HK, Du TQ, Ha MT, Ho LV, Do CV, Nguyen TN, Nguyen TMT, Sabanathan S, Phan TQ, Nguyen Van VC, Thwaites GE, Wills B, Thwaites CL, Le VT, van Doorn HR.” Clinical and aetiological study of hand, foot and mouth disease in southern Vietnam, 2013-2015: Inpatients and outpatients”. Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Mar;80:1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2018.12.004. Epub 2018 Dec 11


  1. Anh NT, Nhu LNT, Van HMT, Hong NTT, Thanh TT, Hang VTT, Ny NTH, Nguyet LA, Phuong TTL, Nhan LNT, Hung NT, Khanh TH, Tuan HM, Viet HL, Nam NT, Viet DC, Qui PT, Wills B, Sabanathan S, Chau NVV, Thwaites L, Rogier van Doorn H, Thwaites G, Rabaa MA, Van Tan L.” Emerging Coxsackievirus A6 Causing Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, Vietnam”. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Apr;24(4):654-662. doi: 10.3201/eid2404.171298


  1. Geoghegan JL, Tan le V, Kühnert D, Halpin RA, Lin X, Simenauer A, Akopov A, Das SR, Stockwell TB, Shrivastava S, Ngoc NM, Uyen le TT, Tuyen NT, Thanh TT, Hang VT, Qui PT, Hung NT, Khanh TH, Thinh le Q, Nhan le NT, Van HM, Viet do C, Tuan HM, Viet HL, Hien TT, Chau NV, Thwaites G, Grenfell BT, Stadler T, Wentworth DE, Holmes EC, Van Doorn HR.” Phylodynamics of Enterovirus A71-Associated Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Viet Nam”. J Virol. 2015 Sep;89(17):8871-9. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00706-15. Epub 2015 Jun 17.



Link Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com.vn/citations?view_op=search_authors&mauthors=Minh+Tu+Van+Hoang&hl=vi&oi=ao

Link researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Minh_Tu_Van_Hoang