State of the Faculty Address 2021

32 ● Two Faculty members were awarded a total of HK$36.34M by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust: — Professor Doris Yu Sau-fung (Nursing) Project: Jockey Club Pathway to Healthy Aging: A capacity building project to increase the preparedness of the society for the WHO Decade of Healthy Aging (HK$13.97M) — Professor Eric Chen Yu-hai (Psychiatry ) Project: Jockey Club Mental Wellness Project for Women Phase II (HK$22.37M) ● The following Faculty members have been granted a total of HK$13.57M from the RGC Research Impact Fund (2020-2021) : — Dr Stephanie Ma Kwai-yee (Biomedical Sciences ) Project: Development and applications of a driver-dependent tumor organoid biobank for translational liver cancer research (HK$4.1M) — Dr Parco Siu Ming-fai (Public Health) Project: Combating physical inactivity pandemic by promoting physical fitness education and physical activity-embedded curriculum in kindergartens (HK$9.47M) ● Professor Anne Lee Wing-mui, Dr Victor Lee Ho-fun (Clinical Oncology ) , Professor Ian Wong Chi-kei and Dr Cheung Ching-lung (Pharmacology and Pharmacy ) have been granted HK$50.01M under the Partnership Research Programme of the Information Technology Commission for the project “Precision oncology programme for non-small-cell-lung cancer”.