HKBU receives HK$4 million donation from Hong Kong Panda Education Foundation for Chinese medicine research on breast cancer
17 Jan 2022
HKBU has received a generous donation of HK$4 million from the Hong Kong Panda Education Foundation in support of the University’s Chinese medicine research on breast cancer.
In appreciation of the Foundation’s beneficence, a cheque presentation ceremony was held on 17 January. Officiating at the ceremony were Mr Simon Yim, Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Panda Education Foundation; Mrs Joyce Yim, Mr K C Tung and Dr Elaine Tung, Directors of the Foundation; and Professor Alexander Wai, President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU. Other HKBU representatives attending the ceremony included Ms Christine Chow, Vice-President (Administration) and Secretary; Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development); Professor Lyu Aiping, Dean of Chinese Medicine; and Mrs Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation.
At the ceremony, Professor Wai expressed his deep gratitude to Mr Yim for his unswerving support of HKBU. Mr Yim said: “HKBU is the pioneer of Chinese medicine education in Hong Kong. It is also devoted to cutting-edge research, and it has rich experience in providing Chinese medicine clinical services. The HKSAR Government’s recent selection of HKBU as the contractor for the service deed of Hong Kong’s first Chinese medicine hospital is a testament to its leading role in Hong Kong’s development of Chinese medicine.”
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