Dr Ho Quang Chanh


Dr Ho Quang Chanh, BM, MPH, Level-1 subspecialty in Paediatrics




Study doctor, Dengue research group, OUCRU

Honorary clinican, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases.



Dr Ho Quang Chanh is a research physician at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit. He graduated from Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine at Ho Chi Minh City in 2015 and had specialist training in Paediatrics at Children 1 Hospital and City’s Children Hospital from 2015 to 2018. After accomplishing the programme of level 1 sub-specialty in Paediatrics, he was awarded the Chevening Scholarship sponsored by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office for his Master’s degree of Public Health in the University of Edinburgh in 2019.

As a young professional, his research focuses on clinical research about Dengue and health care quality improvement for critically ill paediatric patients. His research aims to directly improve the quality of management and monitoring for patients during an episode of critical illness in low and middle-income countries through rigorously conducted research. He has a particular research interest in personalised treatment using intelligent technologies and linked big data.



5 key recent research articles:

  1. Chanh HQ, Trieu HT, Vuong HN, Hung TK, Tu Qui P, Campell J, et al. Diphtheria myocarditis: novel monitoring approaches for the re-emergence of an old disease. [under review]
  2. Chanh HQ, McBride A, Fraser JF, Yacoub S, Obonyo NG. Microvascular dysfunction in septic and dengue shock: Pathophysiology and implications for clinical management?, Global Cardiology Science and Practice 2020:29 https://doi.org/10.21542/gcsp.2020.29
  3. Chanh HQ, Nguyen MN, Tam DTH, Vuong NL, Chau NTX, et al. Metformin as adjunctive therapy for dengue in overweight and obese patients: a protocol for an open-label clinical trial (MeDO) [version 1; peer review: 2 approved, 1 approved with reservations]. Wellcome Open Research. 2020;5(160).
  4. Ming DK, Sangkaew S, Chanh HQ, Nhat PTH, Yacoub S, Georgiou P, et al. Continuous physiological monitoring using wearable technology to inform individual management of infectious diseases, public health and outbreak responses. Int J Infect Dis. 2020;96:648-54.
  5. Ho C, Clegg G, Dunn M, Halbesma N, Lone N. Trends in incidence and outcomes for ICU patients admitted following out-of hospital cardiac arrest in Scotland. Journal of the Intensive Care Society. 2019;19(2 – Supplementary):205-6.