Research Projects
The Adjunctive Effect of Acupuncture for Advanced Cancer Patients in A Collaborative Model of Palliative Care: A Three-Arm Pragmatic Randomised Trial

Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☑ MPhil/PhD ☒ MRes[Med] ☒ URIS

Cancer survivors suffer pain, fatigue, mood distress, and other cancer-related symptoms. This study aims to evaluate the adjunctive effect of electro-acupuncture (EA) on cancer-related symptoms in a collaborative model of palliative care.

Dr HY Chen, School of Chinese Medicine


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.