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Twenty Research Projects Receive Grants

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  1. Sexually Transmitted Infection in the Pharynx-Detecting Neisseria Gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia Trachomatis in the Pharynx of MSM and Female Sex Workers (HK$976,929)
    Sponsor: Research Fund for the Control of Infectious Diseases
    Principal investigator: Prof. Chan Pui-chung Denise, Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases
  2. Epidemiology of Hepatitis E Infection in Hong Kong (HK$998,728)
    Sponsor: Research Fund for the Control of Infectious Diseases
    Principal investigator: Prof. Chan Pui-chung Denise, Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases
  3. Measuring Avoidable Hospital Readmissions in Hong Kong Using the Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (HK$342,780)
    Sponsor: Health and Health Services Research Fund
    Principal investigator: Prof. Yeoh-Eng-kiong, School of Public Health and Primary Care
  4. Trends and Implications of Poverty and Social Disadvantages in Hong Kong: A Multi-disciplinary and Longitudinal Study (HK$2,826,090)
    Sponsor: RGC Strategic Public Policy Research
    Principal investigator: Prof. Wong Hung, Department of Social Work
  5. Phylogeography and Cryptic Diversity of Coastal Crabs from the Tropical West Pacific: A Comparative Study of the Influence of Habitat on the Potential Diversification (HK$29,600)
    Sponsor: Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme
    Principal investigator: Prof. Chu Ka-hou, School of Life Sciences
  6. In vivo Imaging of Retinal Neurons in Thy-1 YFP Transgenic Mice after Traumatic Injury and Transorbital Alternating Current Stimulation (HK$59,000)
    Sponsor: Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme
    Principal investigator: Prof. Leung Kai-shun Christopher, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
  7. Towards Urban Planning Strategies to Improve the Wind Environment in High Density Cities Based on Better Understanding of the urban Morphology by Using Large Eddy Simulation Model (LES) (HK$59,200)
    Sponsor: Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme
    Principal investigator: Prof. Ng Yan-yung Edward, School of Architecture
  8. Effects of Inflammatory Cytokines on the Cardiac Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells: Role of Reactive Oxygen Species (HK$59,200)
    Sponsor: Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme
    Principal investigator: Prof. Tsang Suk-ying Faye, School of Life Sciences
  9. Cycloheptatrienyl Dicarbollyl Zirconium Complexes as Building Blocks for the Preparation of Multidecker Sandwich Complexes (HK$59,000)
    Sponsor: Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme
    Principal investigator: Prof. Xie Zuowei, Department of Chemistry
  10. Relationship between Patient Position and Non-invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring using Ultrasonic Cardiac Output Monitor (HK$60,000)
    Sponsor: Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine Research Grant
    Principal investigator: Prof. Colin A. Graham, Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit
  11. University Student Sponsorship Programme in Wildlife Conservation (HK$60,000)
    Sponsor: Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong
    Principal investigator: Prof. Ang Put O Jr, School of Life Sciences
  12. Wholesome Development for Physically Disabled Children—Therapy through Music and Arts (Services for Children with Disabilities of their Limbs and Children Suffering from Burn Scarring (HK$257,813)
    Sponsor: S. K. Yee Medical Foundation —Donations and Grants for 2011
    Principal investigator: Prof. Hung Leung-kim, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  13. The Use of Self-expandable-metallic-stent(SEMS) for the Relief of Malignant Biliary Obstruction in Patients Suffering from Advanced Malignant Biliary Tract Diseases (HK$724,500)
    Sponsor: S. K. Yee Medical Foundation —Donations and Grants for 2011
    Principal investigator: Prof. Lau Yun-wong James, Department of Surgery
  14. The Use of Self-expandable-metallic-stent(SEMS) for the Relief of Upper Gastrointestinal Obstruction in Patients Suffering from Advanced Malignant Upper Gastrointestinal Diseases (HK$724,500)
    Sponsor: S. K. Yee Medical Foundation —Donations and Grants for 2011
    Principal investigator: Prof. Chiu Wai-yan Philip, Department of Surgery
  15. Limb Salvage with Minimally-invasive Endovascular Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia in Financially Disadvantaged Patients (HK$1,075,750)
    Sponsor: S. K. Yee Medical Foundation —Donations and Grants for 2011
    Principal investigator: Prof. Yang Ping-yen Bryan, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
  16. Senior Eat Smart Cook Healthy Program (HK$660,000)
    Sponsor: S. K. Yee Medical Foundation —Donations and Grants for 2011
    Principal investigator: Prof. Woo Jean, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
  17. Centre for MicroRNA Study—Basic Research and Clinical Potentials in Cancer (HK$4,253,000)
    Sponsor: RGC Collaborative Research Fund
    Principal investigator: Prof. Natalie Wong, Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology
  18. EXPO (Exocyst-postive Organelle): Biogenesis and Function in Plants (HK$7,356,000)
    Sponsor: RGC Collaborative Research Fund
    Principal investigator: Prof. Jiang Liwen, School of Life Sciences
  19. Genomic and Molecular Studies of a Salinity Tolerance Locus in the Wild Soybean Genome (HK$6,987,000)
    Sponsor: RGC Collaborative Research Fund
    Principal investigator: Prof. Lam Hon-ming, School of Life Sciences
  20. Memories and Monuments : Migration from South China to Chinese Cities in Different Colonial Settings, 1830-1930s (HK$3,606,000)
    Sponsor: RGC Collaborative Research Fund
    Principal investigator: Prof. Leung Yuen-sang, Department of History

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