Cheng is a third year medical student at the University of Manchester. He has a strong interest in cardiology and oncology, and would be commencing on an intercalated degree in Cardiovascular Science in 2019. In 2018, he completed a research fellowship in the Chinese University of Hong Kong and have subsequently presented his work at a national conference. His main research interest includes myocardial infarct-related cytokine expression, cardiac arrhythmias and ablative treatments for atrial fibrillation.