Professor Ng graduated with first-class honours in medicine from the University of Sydney, prior to completing a PhD on the molecular biology of early coronary artery disease. He then completed his fellowship training at Stanford University Medical Centre.
His research has garnered numerous awards and honours, including the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Young Investigator of the Year in 2001, the CJ Martin Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council in 2004–2005, the Advanced E-Team Award from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) in 2006–2007, and the RPA Research Medal in 2010.
- Professor Ng is head of Translational Research and Bioengineering at The Heart Research Institute, and an interventional cardiologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
- He is the founder and chief medical officer of Endoluminal Sciences, an early-stage venture capital-backed company committed to the development of novel, platform technologies to dramatically enhance the clinical performance of endovascular prostheses.
- Professor Ng’s core long-term interests are focussed on bench-to-bedside innovation within interventional cardiology, including therapeutic angiogenesis and novel, cardiovascular device-related treatments for atherosclerosis.