Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☒ MPhil/PhD ☑ MRes[Med] ☒ URIS
About the Project

Objective and Significance:

  1. To study the effects of different dietary intake on vascular and cardiac function in subjects who are at risk of cardiovascular diseases and events
  2. To study the effects of exercise intensity and physical training on vascular and cardiac function in subjects who are at risk of cardiovascular diseases and events
  3. To study the use of novel biomarker markers, such as endothelial progenitor cells for the prediction of cardiovascular events in high risk subjects

Research Plan and Methodology:

Cross-sectional and prospective clinical studies in high risk Chinese subjects or in patients with cardiovascular diseases

About the Supervisor

Professor HF Tse, Department of Medicine 

Biography
hftse@hkucc.hku.hk

Next Step?

For more information or to express interest for this project, please email the supervisor or the specified contact point in the project description.  Interested candidates are advised to enclose with your email:

  1. your CV,
  2. a brief description of your research interest and experience, and
  3. two reference letters (not required for HKUMed UG students seeking MRes[Med]/URIS projects).

Information on the research programme, funding support and admission documentations could be referenced online at the Research Postgraduate Admissions website. General admission enquiries should be directed to rpgmed@hku.hk.

HKUMed MBBS students interested in the Master of Research in Medicine (MRes[Med]) programme may visit the programme website for more information.  

HKUMed UG students interested in the Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme (URIS) may visit the scheme’s website for more information.