140 for 140: Great Minds for Grand Challenges

Strategic Area: Emerging Infectious Diseases


HKUMed conducts world-leading research and provides global guidance in the areas of emerging infectious diseases, such as Avian Influenza H5N1, SARS, MERS, and COVID-19. HKUMed collaborates closely with universities in mainland China and around the world, including the World Heath Organization (WHO), the Institut Pasteur, and other leading public health and scientific institutions in the area of emerging infectious diseases.

HKUMed is now seeking additional high-calibre scientists and scholars, in multiple areas such as microbiology, virology, immunology, epidemiology, bioinformatics, modelling and various public health fields to further advance its interdisciplinary efforts in emerging infectious diseases.