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Feb 2019

Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation Meritorious Research Award


Congratulations to Prof Allen CHAN Kwan Chee from the Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, on receiving the “Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation Meritorious Research Award” and being conferred as the Inaugural Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation Scholar.

Prof CHAN is world-renowned for his landmark study which demonstrated that plasma Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA analysis is useful for screening early asymptomatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). This study was published and chosen by The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) as one of the most notable articles of 2017.

“Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation Meritorious Research Award” was established in 2018 with an aim of recognizing selected young clinician scientists who have achieved excellence in medical research output with publications in top tier reputable medical journals.


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(Right) Dr Archie LO, representing the Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation, presents the Award to Prof Allen CHAN (Left)

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Dr Archie LO introduces the Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation Meritorious Research Award to staff of Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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From Right to Left: Prof Francis CHAN, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK; Prof Dennis LO, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Medicine, CUHK; Dr Archie LO, Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation; Prof Allen CHAN, Department of Chemical Pathology, CUHK; Mr Andy CHONG, Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation

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