Bulletin No. 1, 2014

News in Brief  43  received the Croucher Senior Research Fellowship. Professor Huang is recognized as one of the leading scientists in vascular biology research. Prof. James Y.W. Lau (left), Professor of Surgery and director of the Endoscopy Centre at the Prince of Wales Hospital, was awarded the Senior Medical Research Fellowship. Professor Lau is known internationally for his clinical research in the management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding from non-variceal causes. Triple Recognition for Web Accessibility CUHK receives three top honours in the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2014, including a gold award each in the Website Stream and the Mobile Application Stream, and being voted one of the ‘My Favourite Websites’. The award presentation ceremony took place at the Central Government Offices on 14 April 2014. Telestroke for 24-hour Thrombolysis Service Recognized The Department of Medicine and Therapeutics at CUHK and the Department of Health Technology and Informatics at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have jointly introduced a unique telestroke system to facilitate neurologists’ distant assessment for thrombolysis during non-working hours. The system received the Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society in 2013. Activities and Events