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CUHK Receives Eight Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards

CUHK received eight Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology) from the Ministry of Education in 2014, including two first-class awards and five second-class awards in natural sciences, as well as one first-class award in scientific and technological progress, again making it the institution receiving the highest number of awards in the local tertiary sector.

The award presentation ceremony was held on 7 May at Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK. Prof. Li Lu, Director General of the Education, Science and Technology Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in HKSAR; Mr. Lo Sai-hung Brian, Deputy Secretary for Education, HKSAR Government; and Mr. Li Nai-yiu, President of Beijing-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Centre, presented the prizes at the ceremony.

First-class Award in Natural Sciences

  • Integrative research on molecular basis and potential diagnostic and therapeutic targets for colorectal cancer
    Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung, Prof. Yu Jun, Prof. Ng Siu-man Simon, Prof. Wu Ka-kei, Prof. Ng Siew-chien
  • Vascularized and innervated tissue-engineered bone: its construction and bone mechanisms
    Prof. Li Gang

Second-class Award in Natural Sciences

  • Mechanism of TGF-beta / Smad signaling in renal fibrosis and molecular targeted therapy
    Prof. Lan Hui-yao, Prof. Chung Chi-kong Arthur
  • Studies on virtual geographic environments for geographic experiments: theory and methods
    Prof. Lin Hui, Dr. Chen Min, Dr. Hu Mingyuan
  • Personalized medicine for lung cancer
    Prof. Mok Shu-kam Tony
  • Interface engineering for graphene transistors and photodetectors
    Prof. Xu Jianbin, Prof. Tsang Hon-ki, Dr. Chen Kun, Dr. Cheng Zhenzhou, Dr. Wan Xi, Dr. Wang Xiaomu, Dr. Tian Xiaoqing
  • Rich phenomena and interesting physics in complex systems
    Prof. Xu Lei

First-class Award in Scientific and Technological Progress

  • The advanced strategy of risk assessment, prevention and therapy for ischemic cerebrovascular diseases
    Prof. Wong Ka-sing Lawrence


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