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
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
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)
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