Nguyen Van Dinh, MD, PhD

Nguyen Van Dinh, MD, PhD

Affiliate Faculty, College of Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences


Dr. Dinh Van Nguyen graduated with a Medical Doctor degree from Hanoi Medical University (HMU) in 2007. After completing the residency in Allergy and Clinical Immunology with the excellent standings (2011), he has been appointed as a lecturer at the Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, HMU. Dr Nguyen was awarded by AAS (Australia Awards Scholarship) for his PhD (Medicine) at Northern Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney in June, 2018. Dr Dinh has completed to several clinical placements at major teaching hospitals in Australia and US. In addition, he has attended several CME courses in Allergy and Clinical Immunology such as ASCIA 2010, 2011, APACCI 2013, AAAAI 2012 and 2017.

Currently, Dr Nguyen is working for Vinmec Hospital as head of Internal Medicine Department and affiliated Assistant Professor of College of Health Sciences, VinUniversiy. He has membership of AAAAI, EACCI, Junior Member (JM) of WAO and Asian Pacific Society of Respiratory (APSR).

His main research interests are the association of HLA and severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions (SCARs). To date, Dr Nguyen has published 61 papers, book chapters and abstracts at international conferences (18 ISI/SCOPUS peer-reviewed papers) with more than 100 citations in total, making his H-index of 6. Dr Nguyen has served as a reviewer for Pharmacogenomics and Genetics (IF 2.1), The Pharcogenomics Journal (IF 4.1), Molecular Medicine (IF 5.3) and Allergy (IF 7.3). Currently, he is the PI of a 3 year- research project entitled “Gene signatures of drug hypersensitivity in Vietnamese” funded by VinBDI.

To date, Dr Nguyen has supervised successfully 4 medical students in Hanoi Medical University and 1 postgraduate student in Hanoi University of Pharmacy.

Thanks to his contribution in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Dr Nguyen has been awarded a number of important awards internationally and locally such as “The Best Paper Award” at APACCI 2013, “The Best Article of The Year” in Asia Pacific Allergy Journal (2015-2018), Chairman’s Award of Hoc Mai Foundation, The University of Sydney (2016), WAO Travel grant (2015), AAAAI travel grant (2016) and the third place of Dang Van Ngu’s Prize for the international publication at HMU (2017) and Clinical Allergy and Immunology Assembly Award of APSR (2019)