Programme(s) to which this project applies: To be confirmed

☒ MPhil/PhD ☒ MRes[Med] ☑ URIS

Diseases of the ocular surface are not only sight-threatening, but also causes significant symptoms that decrease patients' quality of life and return to normal daily activities. The epidemiology, natural history and molecular markers of two severe ocular surfaces diseases, namely Stevens Johnson syndrome and ocular graft-versus-host disease, remain to be adequately explored. The available projects will cover clinical and laboratory components.

Professor A Lee, Department of Ophthalmology

Professor Lee is an ophthalmologist with an academic interest in severe ocular surface diseases. She has supervised medical students of different years, and currently mentoring one MPhil student.

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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

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.