Projects Funded by Research Grants Council Theme-based Research Scheme


Project Coordinator/Unit 

Project Title 

Funding including indirect /on costs

(HK$ million)

1st Round

Prof. Nathalie Wong, Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology

The Liver Cancer Genome Project: Translating Genetic Discoveries to Clinical Benefits


1st Round

Prof. Dennis Lo, Department of Chemical Pathology

Massively Parallel Sequencing of Plasma Nucleic Acids for the Molecular Diagnostics of Cancers


3rd Round

Prof. Lo Kwok-wai, Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology

Systematic Development of Molecular Targets for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma


3rd Round

Prof. Ronald C.W. Ma, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics

An Integrated Trans-omics Approach to Diabetic Cardio-renal Complications: From Novel Discoveries to Personalized Medicine


3rd Round

Prof. Wong Ching-ping, Dean of Engineering

Smart Solar Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Utilization


The Research Grants Council operates under the aegis of the UGC and functions as an advisory body responsible for advising the HKSAR Government on the needs of Hong Kong's higher education institutions in the field of academic research and for the distribution of funding for academic research projects undertaken by UGC-funded institutions.

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