Conference on Cancer: From Biology to Treatment

The School of Biomedical Sciences (SBS) participated in the conference "Cancer: From Biology to Treatment" co-organized by Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Erasmus University Medical Centre (Erasmus MC), the Nethelands on 11 May 2016.

The conference was officiated by Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung, Vice-Chancellor and President, CUHK and Prof. Ernst Kuipers, Chairman of Board of Executive, Erasmus MC. Together with other twelve renowned scholars and leaders from the Netherlands and Hong Kong to share their experience in biology and treatment of cancer, Prof. Alfred S.L. Cheng, Associate Professor of SBS served as one of the speakers on the topic of "Signaling Crosstalk in Tumor Microenvironment" in a session chaired by Prof. Franky L. Chan, Professor and Chief of the Cancer & Inflammation Program of SBS.  The conference was concluded by the closing remarks given by Prof. Jaap Verweij, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Executives, Erasmus MC, and Prof. Francis K.L. Chan, Dean of Faculty of Medicine, CUHK, respectively.

Through joining the conference with the participation of international research experts, the academic linkage and exchange of research experience between our investigators and the experts in the same research focus can be further enhanced, which paves the way for strengthening knowledge exchange and global outreach in the future. 

Please click HERE for the Scientific Programme for the conference.

(Front row) Prof. Joseph Sung (5th from left) and Prof. Francis Chan (2nd from right), (Back row) Prof. Alfred Cheng (1st from left) and Prof. Franky Chan (4th from right)

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School of Biomedical Sciences Research Day 2016
Launch of BSc in Biomedical Sciences Programme
Joint Biomedical Engineering & Biomedical Sciences Mini Symposium: Mechanobiology in Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine
Conference on Cancer: From Biology to Treatment
Biomedical Research Academy (BioMeRA) for Secondary School Students 2016
SBS Summer Research Internship Programme 2016
Workshop on eLearning Services: "Experiencing KEEP"
Laboratory Safety Course for Summer Students and Interns


Appointment of Prof. Chan Wai-yee as Master-Designate of C.W. Chu College
Restructuring of Thematic Research Programs in the School of Biomedical Sciences
Long Service Award 2015
Dr. Rebecca K.Y. Lee received the "Exemplary Teaching Award in General Education 2015" and the "Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award 2015", CUHK
Formation of Advisory Board on Students' Career and Development
Prof. Chan Hsiao-chang and Prof. Ruan Yechun received the First Prize of National Science and Technology Award for Women and Children's Health
Prof. Tian Xiaoyu received the Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Research Fellowship


Visit from Monash University, Australia
Mutual Visits with Cheeloo College, Shandong University
Delegation Visit from Jinan University
Visit from University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Participation in the Symposium on Animal Models and Human Disease Mechanisms cum Postgraduate Research Day 2016 organized by the Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
The Summer Undergraduate Research Programme 2016
Summer Research Placement Programme for Mainland and Taiwan students 2016


Inauguration Ceremony of the 5th Executive Committee of School of Biomedical Sciences Postgraduate Student Association
The Second Career Planning Talk 2016
The Second SBS Photo Competition
Liu Xiaozhuo, Ph.D. Graduate



Faculty's 35th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Series: Prof. Constantine Stratakis from NICHD, NIH
SBS Postgraduate Research Day 2016

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