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Incoming Visits


Sep. 22, 2014







Aug 8, 2014-Beijing You'an Hospital, Capital Medical University, China

Delegates:Prof. Hao Wu, Dr. Tong Zhang, Dr Xiaofan Lu, STD & HIV Research Laboratory , Department of Infectious

Diseases, Beijing You'an Hospital, Capital Medical University vistied the AIDS Institute of LKS Faculty of Medicine,

University of Hong Kong.




July 17, 2012 - China Three Gorges University, China

Delegates: A group of fifteen academic staff and two supporting staff from the China Three Gorges University, China,

vistied the AIDS Institute of LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.



May 2, 2012 - Mahidol University,

Thailand Delegates: A group of fourteen faculty members, thirteen administrative officers and two post-graduate

students from Mahidol University, Thailand, vistied the AIDS Institute of LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

November 29, 2011

Vice-Minister of Health, Professor LIU Qian, visited the AIDS Institute of LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Zhiwei Chen reported to him about our Institute's effort in AIDS vaccine and microbicide research under the

12th-five-year mega project. Prof. Liu encourages us to collaborate closely with mainland scientists on upcoming research.


November 10, 2011

Prof. Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, Dean and Professor of Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UNTHSC, Fort Worth,

TX, USA, visited the HKU AIDS Institute and engaged in a fruitful discussion with the Director, Dr. Zhiwei Chen, regarding

to future research collaboration.

July 26, 2011

Harbin University of Technology, China Delegates: 34 Members from The Harbin University of Technology, China.


June 8, 2011

China Minister of Health, Chen Zhu, visited the HKU AIDS Institute. Dr. Zhiwei Chen reported to him about our institute's

effort in AIDS vaccine and microbicide research under the national 11th-five-year mega project. Minister Chen Zhu

encourages the HKU team to collaborate more closely with mainland scientists and make major and direct contributions,

especially in the upcoming 12th-five-year mega project where HIV AIDS study is a research area of great importance.



April 30, 2011

Prof. Linqi, ZHANG--Team leader of the 11-5 year Mega Program for HIV/AIDS Mucosal Vaccine paid a visit to our Institute.

We are part of the program. During the visit, Prof. Zhang discussed with Prof. KY Yuen and Dr. Zhiwei Chen about ongoing

research collaboration and identified new areas. Sir John Irving Bell--Immunologist and geneticist resides in the UK,

President of the Academy of Medical Sciences and holds the Regius Chair of Medicine at Oxford University, UK.

November 22, 2010

INSERM, France Delegates: Professor Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, recipient of 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine,

visited the AIDS Institute and had a nice discussion with our students.


November 10, 2010

Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Delegates: Professor Jan Andersson, Vice President and Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases of Karolinska Institute;

Dr. Gunilla Norhagen, Director of International Affairs; Mr. Rune Fransson, Director of Innovation and Infrastructure



October 7, 2010

University of California, San Diego, USA

Delegate: Professor Flossie Wong-Staal, Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Diego; Founder & Chief Scientific

Officer, ItherX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., U.S.A.




December 3, 2009

University of California, San Francisco, USA

Delegate: Professor Jay A Ley, Professor of Department of Medicine; Research Associate, Cancer Research Institute; Head,

Laboratory for Tumor and AIDS Virus Research, School of Medicine





November 29, 2009


Shenzhen City Government, China

Delegates: Mr Wang Rong, Mayor; Mr Xu Qin, Vice Mayor for General Affairs; Mr Zhuo Qinrui, Vice Mayor;

Mr Li Ping, General

Secretary; and representatives of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in Shenzhen




October 13, 2009


Ghana Government and Rural Aid Action Programme (RAAP)

Delegates: Honourable Kale Caesar, Deputy Regional Minister for Upper West Region of Ghana; Mr Evans Sinkari, Executive

Director, RAAP; and Mr Emmanuel Volsuuri, Communication and Fundraising Manager



June 18, 2009


Advisory Council on AIDS (ACA), Hong Kong

Delegates: Professor Char-nie Chen, Chairman of ACA; Mr Tony Pang, Member; Dr Samuel Yu, Member; Dr Ka-hing Wong,

Secretary; Mr Man-kong Wong, Senior Executive Officer of ACA Secretariat; Ms Victoria Wong and colleagues, Special

Preventive Programme, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong


June 6, 2009

Hong Kong AIDS Foundation (HKAF), Hong Kong

Delegates: Mr Brian Wong, Deputy Chief Executive (Programmes); Ms Alice Chui, Senior Project Officer; and volunteers of HKAF


April 28, 2009

Consulate General of the United States - Hong Kong & Macau

Delegate: Mr Russell J. Westergard, Vice Consul


April 17, 2009

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, USA

Delegates: Dr David Shurtleff, Director, Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research; Dr Diane Lawrence,

Associate Director, AIDS Research Program





May 5, 2008


Beijing University of Technology, China

Delegates: Professor Yi Zeng*, Dean of College of Life Science and Bio-engineering; Professor Zelin Li, Professor of College of Life

Science and Bio-engineering

*Professor Zeng is also Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chief Scientist of National Center for AIDS/STD Control

and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC)


August 28, 2008, Oman Medical Specialty Board, Oman

Delegates: Dr Saif Al Yaarubi, Member of the Child Health Scientific Committee; Mr Ahmed Al Farsi, Manager of

Administration & Finance





April 28, 2008


University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Delegate: Professor Andre Swart, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences


March 27, 2008

Gracious Glory Buddhism Foundation

Delegate: Mr David Yeung, Vice-Chairman