Experience-Sharing Lunch "Commercialization of Biomedical Inventions"

On 14 March 2011, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) jointly organized an experience-sharing lunch entitled "Commercialization of Biomedical Inventions" hosted by Dr. Ivan King, former Vice President of Research and Development, Vion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA.

During the event, Dr. King shared his experience and views on technology commercialization in the pharmaceutical industry with participants from our School, School of Pharmacy, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Department of Surgery, School of Life Sciences and School of Chinese Medicine. Other related topics, such as effective patent application strategies and avenues of finding venture capitals, were also discussed. He encouraged participants to adopt a proactive approach to look for commercialization opportunities with industrial partners and investors.

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Visit of the Scientific Advisory Committee
Experience-Sharing Lunch "Commercialization of Biomedical Inventions"

Appointment of Prof. Wai-Yee Chan as Honorary Professor at Jinan University
Prof. Huang Yu being Awarded the Ministry of Education (MOE) Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards 2010 - Natural Science Award
Six Teachers received the Teachers of the Years Award 2009/10, Faculty of Medicine
Prof. Christopher H.K. Cheng being appointed as member of the 23rd Comparative Physiology Committee of The Chinese Physiological Society

Representatives of the School attended "The 1st China-Hong Kong Academic Forum on Cancer and Microenvironment"
Agreement Signing and Opening Ceremony of the "Joint Research Laboratory for Promoting Globalization of Traditional Chinese Medicines"
Visit of Delegates from Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University
Delegation Visit from the Centre for Science and Technology Development Ministry of Education (MOE)
Prof. Rainer W. Guillery from Oxford University visited the School of Biomedical Sciences
Return Visits to the Robert Gordon University (U.K.) and University of Southampton (U.K.)
Delegation Visit of the 4th Military Medical University
Delegation Visit to Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai Branch

People Portrait - Prof. Chao Wan, Assistant Professor
People Portrait - Dr. Rebecca Lee, Instructor
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Briefing Sessions - MSc/PgD in Genomics and Bioinformatics
School of Biomedical Sciences Research Day 2011

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