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HKBU receives HK$2.3 million in support of Chinese Medicine development

23 Apr 2018

The donation will be used to support the development of Chinese Medicine. On behalf of the University, Professor Roland Chin (third from right) thanks Ms Alice Woo (third from left) for the Foundation’s support.
The donation will be used to support the development of Chinese Medicine. On behalf of the University, Professor Roland Chin (third from right) thanks Ms Alice Woo (third from left) for the Foundation’s support.

HKBU received a generous donation of HK$2.3 million from the Vincent and Lily Woo Foundation in support of a collaborative research project by the HKBU School of Chinese Medicine and Cornell University. The project is entitled “East Meets West: A Revolutionised Nanotechnology Approach to Modernise the Delivery of Chinese Medicine for Vast Improved Cancer Therapeutic Efficacy”.

In recognition of the donor’s generosity, a ceremony officiated by Ms Alice Woo, Founder of the Vincent and Lily Woo Foundation, and Professor Roland Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU, was held on 20 April.

HKBU representatives attending the ceremony included Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development) and Director of the Clinical Division of the School of Chinese Medicine; Mr Yeung Chee-kong, Associate Vice-President (Engagement); Professor Lyu Aiping, Dean of Chinese Medicine, and Mrs Lily Chan, Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation.