Visit of HKU Centennial Distinguished Chinese Scholar

13 June 2019

Professor George F Gao, Director-General of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, visited the School of Public Health on June 13-14, 2019 as the HKU Centennial Distinguished Chinese Scholar 2018-19. During Professor Gao's visit to HKU, he gave a scientific lecture entitled “Mechanism of Virus Entry and Development of Antivirals” and a public lecture on “70 Years of Disease Control and Prevention in China”. The lectures were well attended by scientists, academics, policy-makers, medical and healthcare professionals, students, and members of the public.

The HKU Centennial Distinguished Chinese Scholars Scheme was established by HKU with the aim of bringing outstanding researchers from Mainland China to the University to further strengthen our scientific exchange and collaboration with them.


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