Li Ks Shing Prizes

The Li Ka Shing Prizes are awarded on the basis of academic excellence to one PhD and one MPhil graduate every other year from 1995 – 2005, and annually from 2006. Previous Prizes recipients include:

Year Awardee
(Programme/Department)
Thesis Title
1995-96 Dr TAO Qian
(PhD/Pathology)
Cellular localization and gene expression of Epstein-Barr virus in non-neoplastic nasal mucosa and nasal lymphoma
1997-99 Dr CHIANG Kwok Shing
(PhD/Pathology)
Pathogenetic role of Epstein-Barr virus relation to tumour cell characteristics of nasal T/NK cells lymphomas
Miss CHAN Shuk Yee
(MPhil/Pathology)
Expression of angiogenic regulators in gliomas
1999-01 Dr Nathaniel J DOMINY
(PhD/Anatomy*)
Trichromacy and the ecology of food selection in four African primates
Mr LEE Kin Wah
(MPhil/Pathology)
Targeted gene delivery using a receptor-mediated gene transfer system and chemosensitivity in hepatocellular carcinoma
2001-03 Dr JIANG Xiaohua
(PhD/Medicine)
Targeting cell signaling pathway in treatment of gastric cancer by chemotherapeutic agents
Ms GUO Hong
(MPhil/Medicine)
Effects of anti-DNA antibodies on pleural mesothelial cells: in vitro studies to explore the pathogenetic mechanism of pulmonary lupus
2003-05 Dr CHEUNG Chung Yan
(PhD/Microbiology)
Response of human primary monocyte-derived macrophages to infection with highly pathogenic human influenza A virus subtype H5N1
Mr HO Wing Yuen
(MPhil/Surgery)
Selective plasma filtration as a liver support system for patients with fulminant hepatic failure
2005-06 Dr PANG Wen Chi Roberta
(PhD/Medicine)
The role of Pin1 in the pathogenesis of human hepatocellular carcinoma
2006-07 Dr LIU Baohua
(PhD/Biochemistry*)
Genomic instability and accelerated senescence in laminopathy-based premature ageing
Dr MA Kwai Yee Stephanie
(PhD/Pathology)
Identification and characterization of tumorigenic liver cancer stem/progenitor cells
2008-09 Dr WONG Chak Lui
(PhD/Pathology)
Regulations and functions of Rho-kinases in hepatocellular carcinoma
2009-10 Dr CHEN Leilei
(PhD/Clinical Oncology)
Identification and characterization of CHD1L in hepatocellular carcinoma
2010-11 Dr LIU Chenli
(PhD/Biochemistry*)
Formation of novel biological patterns by controlling cell motility
2011-12 Dr LI Yan
(PhD/Clinical Oncology)   
Identification and Characterization of two oncogenes SPOCK1 and AZIN1 in hepatocellular carcinoma
2012-13 Mr WONG Hoi Kin
(MPhil/Medicine)
New factors that affect adrenomedullin expression
2013-14 Dr LIANG Qingning
(PhD/Medicine)
Fibroblast growth factor 21 as a novel stress-responsive hormone during starvation and physical exercise
  Miss LO Jessica
(MPhil/Pathology)
Functional characterization and therapeutic implication of CD47 in sorafenib resistance in hepatocellular carcinoma
2014-15 Mr LAI Kit Ho
(MPhil/Pathology)
The clinical relevance and roles of NADH dehydrogenase (ubiquinone) 1 alpha subcomplex 4-like 2 in hepatocellular carcinoma progression
  Ms LEE Siu Po
(PhD/Pathology)
Identification and Characterisation of Novel Driver Genes in Human Gastric Cancers

* Subsumed under the School of Biomedical Sciences since July 1, 2015