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Pathology 100th Anniversary & 7th Hong Kong Pathology Forum

25 January 2019

To celebrate the Centenary of the founding of the School of Pathology, the Pathology 100th Anniversary and the 7th Hong Kong Pathology Forum were held on January 25 and 26, 2019, at the Queen Mary Hospital and Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, respectively. The anniversary event focused on current research developments in pathology, whereas, on the second day, the forum placed a spotlight on pathology developments within gynaecology, genetics and genomics, as well as soft tissue and bone pathology.

Professor Xiang Zhang, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong, delivered the opening address on the first day. Dr Constance Chan Hon-yee, Director of Health, delivered the opening address on the second day, where Professor Joseph Rabban of the University of California San Francisco (USA) and Dr David Adams of the National Institute of Health (USA), both giants in their fields, gave the Hou Pao-Chang Medical Memorial Fund Lecture and the James Gibson Lecture, respectively.

Around 200 delegates, comprising pathologists, physicians and allied health professionals attended the Forum.

 

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