Milestones

  • 2013
    • Discovered innovative ‘Flow Diverters' (Pipeline) as effective treatment for cerebral aneurysms in Asia's first clinical study in collaboration with seven medical centres
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    • Pioneered the use of 3D Echocardiography to identify At-Risk Mitral Valve Prolapse Patients
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    • Opened new extension of Kai Chong Tong Clinical Skills Learning Centre
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    • Opened the Learning Commons of Choh-Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building
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    • The naming of the Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
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    • Opened the CUHK-PWH Hybrid Cardiovascular Operating Theater
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    • School of Chinese Medicine joined the Faculty of Medicine
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    • Admitted students for Asia’s first Global Physician-Leadership Stream Programme
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    • Opened S.H. Ho Urology Centre
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    • Established the State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease
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    • Opened Phase I Clinical Trial Centre
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  • 2012
    • CUHK-PWH Isolation Wards opened
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    • Developed an Automatic Retinal Image Analysis System to help Diabetes Patients Prevent Stroke
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    • Launched The CUHK Carol and Richard Yu Peritoneal Dialysis Research Centre (with the generous donation from Professor Richard Yu)
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    • Youth Urological Treatment centre opened
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    • Pioneered innovative Computer Assisted Tumor Surgery for bone cancer patients
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    • Introduced Colon Pill Camera to prevent bowel cancer
    • Introduced ‘safeT21’ (sensitive analysis of fetal DNA for T21 screening) test as a clinical service for the non-invasive prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome by using the state-of-the-art DNA sequencing technologies to analyse millions of DNA fragments from a mother’s blood plasma to determine if there is an elevation in the amount of chromosome 21 DNA molecules which suggests the presence of a Down syndrome fetus
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    • CUHK Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building opened
    • CUHK Lee Wing Kit Advanced Ophthalmic Training and Education Centre opened
  • 2011
    • CUHK alumni and friends, professors, staff, and students, came together for a wonderful reunion with their fellow classmates and friends at the Alumni Homecoming Day
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    • An Alumni Gallery was set up at the Clinical Sciences Building with plaques displaying the names of the alumni to commemorate their benevolence and the generous donation
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    • Completed the spatial reorganization of the teaching facilities and the learning commons of the Clinical Science Building
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    • Pioneered Scarless Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy for Treatment of Esophageal Motility Disorders in Hong Kong
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    • Pioneered MRI Iron Assessment for thalassemia children in Southern China
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    • Performed Hong Kong’s First Robotic Endoscopic Scarless Surgery - A Major Endoscopic Technological Breakthrough
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    • Discovered the Use of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Level as a New Marker for Disease Control in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients
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    • Introduced Double Balloon Enteroscopy Service to Manage Small Bowel Diseases
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    • Pioneered DNA Chip for Prenatal Diagnosis in HK
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    • Inauguration Ceremony of CCOU Centre for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) Held
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    • ACEHearing™ , World’s First Hearing Technology to Integrate Hearing Test and Custom Sound Enhancement, won Bronze Award and Audience Choice Award at The Wall Street Journal Asian Innovation Awards
    • Over 2,200 guests converged at HKCEC to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine, 20th Anniversary of the Nethersole School of Nursing, and the 10th Anniversary of the School of Public Health and Primary Care
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    • Organized the 30th Anniversary kick-off ceremony cum Fun Run 2011, in collaboration with Chung Chi College
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    • CUHK research project won the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award
    • Received Ministry of Education Higher Education Outstanding Research Output Award for CUHK’s scientific research on gastric cancer early diagnosis mechanism and targeting therapy
  • 2010
    • Introduced special combination of 5 acupuncture points, the first ever used for treating lazy eyes
    • Established the CUHK Kai Chong Tong Endo-Laparoscopic Surgery Research and Training Centre
    • Conducted 100 successful cases of robotic prostatectomy
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    • Pioneered the study to decode fetal genomic map from maternal blood plasma which allows multiple disorders on a genome-wide scale to be scanned in one test
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    • Professor Joseph Jao-yiu Sung, Associate Dean (General Affairs) was appointed the Seventh Vice-Chancellor of CUHK for a period of five years from 1 July 2010
    • Continued to achieve the highest GPA among all local undergraduate nursing programmes since 1995
    • Opened 'Home of the Little Life Warriors'
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    • Introduced Doctor of Nursing Programme
    • Nobel Laureate Professor Charles Kao visited the Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing
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    • Inaugurated the School of Biomedical Sciences
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  • 2009
    • Signed two memoranda of understanding with School of Public Health and General Practice, Guangzhou Medical University and Hangzhou Center for disease control and prevention
    • Launched a new Bachelor of Science in Public Health Programme
    • Merged the School of Public Health and Department of Community & Family Medicine into School of Public Health and Primary Care
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    • The Nethersole School of Nursing organized the First CADENZA Training Programme Carnival on 'The joy and Harmony of Intergenerational Solidarity'
    • Introduced Master of Nursing Science (Pre-registration) Programme
    • Introduced the real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography to diagnose heart diseases
    • The Orthopaedics Learning Centre celebrated its 10th Anniversary
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    • Introduced a new ablation technology to treat cardiac arrhythmia
    • Launched online interactive drug information platform
    • Opened Cancer Patient Acupuncture Centre
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    • Established CUHK Brain Tumour Centre and inaugurated the Combined Neuro-Oncology Clinic
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    • Established CUHK-PWH Lee Quo Wei Cardiovascular Intervention Centre
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  • 2008
    • Faculty took part in 'CUHK Carnival – In Support of the Olympic Spirit' to get into the spirit of Beijing 2008 Olympic Equestrian Events in Hong Kong through delivering seminars and health checks at Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation Therapy (SMART) Convention 2008
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    • Signed a memorandum of understanding for collaboration with the Division of Public Health & Primary Health Care, University of Oxford to strengthen collaborations in education, training, research and other academic activities
    • Signed a memorandum of understanding with Bureau of Health of Shenzhen Municipality for setting up a Public Health Training Centre in Shenzhen
    • Launched the “Caring for Yourself – Managing your Diabetes Website” to promote self-management among people living with diabetes
    • Launched the 5-year CADENZA training programme by The Nethersole School of Nursing funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
    • Celebrated the 15th anniversary of the School of Pharmacy
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    • Accomplished the first totally implantable hearing aid in Asia
    • Set up the first local Coronary Registry
    • Inaugurated CUHK Jockey Club Bowel Cancer Education Centre and launched ‘Bowel Cancer in Hong Kong: Education, Promotion and Screening’ Project
    • Established the CUHK Affiliated Academic Units of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery at the United Christian Hospital and the Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital
    • Signed collaboration agreement between the MD Anderson Cancer Center of the University of Texas and the Department of Clinical Oncology
    • Established the Centre for Health Behaviours Research to conduct and promote inter-disciplinary research in health behaviours and health promotion
    • Established Yao Chung Kit Diabetes Assessment Centre and Lioa Wun Yuk Diabetes Memorial Research Fund
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    • CUHK Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills Centre became the first top-notch robotic surgery training centre outside the US and Europe
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  • 2007
    • Organized the first Homecoming Day for Medical Alumni
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    • Representatives of 35 institutions from 10 Asia-Pacific regions participated in the First Asia-Pacific Conference on Health Universities
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    • Established Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Studies (COEHS) under School of Public Health
    • Obtained excellent results in the University Programme Review and awarded by the University with a positive budget adjustment for the Bachelor of Nursing Programme
    • Pioneered the use of computer navigation for bone tumor surgery
    • Achieved the noninvasive prenatal detection of Down’s Syndrome
    • Collaborated with i-CABLE Finance Information Channel to produce a series of health program comprising 11 episodes entitled 'Health and Fitness' to raise public awareness on liver and gastro-intestinal diseases and their latest treatments
    • Opened PET Imaging of the Medical Imaging Centre
    • Inaugurated the new Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences and establishment of a second Li Ka Shing Professorship which with donation of HK$20 million from Li Ka Shing Foundation
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    • Jointly set up the Hong Kong Jockey Club Sports Medicine and Health Sciences Centre with the Hong Kong Polytechnics University
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    • Gastrointestinal Research Group was awarded the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award
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  • 2006
    • Over 1,500 guests, including government officials, social dignitaries, as well as friends, benefactors, alumni, staff and students participated in Silver Jubilee Dinner to celebrate 25th Anniversary
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    • Accredited by the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) of China to carry out clinical trials for registration purposes in China
    • Signed a memorandum of understanding with the Shenzhen Health Bureau
    • Established the State Key Laboratory in Oncology in South China at CUHK
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    • Established Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases
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    • Opened Ambulatory Cancer Care Centre
    • Inaugurated Institute of Digestive Disease
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    • Inaugurated CUHK-Nanjing University Joint Scoliosis Research Centre
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    • Kicked off “Sports & Exercise for Health – Marching towards Olympics 2008” campaign
    • Set up CUHK Centre for Liver Health
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    • Established Nethersole Nursing Practice Research Unit at United Christian Hospital
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    • Opened CUHK-PWH Medical Centre
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  • 2005
    • Established Wellness Centre in Lek Yuen Health Centre
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    • Signed Agreement on Academic Exchange with School of Nursing, University of Washington
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    • Centre of Gerontology and Geriatrics (formed in 1998) was named as S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics (in recognition of a generous donation from the S H Ho Foundation Ltd)
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    • Officially opened the CUHK Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills Centre, one of the largest multi-disciplinary surgical skills centre in the Asia Pacific region
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    • Department of Anatomy produced, in collaboration with Cable News 1, TV documentary series ‘Human Anatomy’ educating the public about the functioning and interaction of various organs and body parts
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    • Established S H Ho Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Centre (with a generous donation from the S H Ho Foundation Ltd)
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    • Received a generous donation of HK$100 million from the Li Ka Shing Foundation to establish the Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences concentrating research efforts to areas related to the health of individuals, with particular emphasis on sickness prevention, clinical sciences and regenerative medicine
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    • Launched no-fall mobile van service for the elderly
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    • Established Lo Kwee-Seong Research Laboratory of Infectious Diseases (with a generous donation from the K S Lo Foundation)
    • Founded Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity
    • Established Dermatology Research Centre
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    • Faculty further strengthened partnership with Macau’s medical sector through the Dr Stanley Ho Medical Development Foundation
    • Pioneered use of Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) for treatment of intractable epileptic patients
  • 2004
    • Established Suicide Research Unit
    • Commenced construction work of the new clinical sciences extension building at the Prince of Wales Hospital
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    • Established Croucher Laboratory for Human Genomics
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    • One of the world’s leading research teams to discover the phenomenon of ‘Transient Adrenocortical Insufficiency of Prematurity’
    • Over 113,000 visitors attended the Body Parts exhibition jointly organized by the Department of Anatomy and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department
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    • Signed Memorandum of Academic Cooperation with School of Nursing and Midwifery, the University of Sheffield
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    • Conducted a major review of the curriculum of the Bachelor of Nursing programme
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    • Over 200 academic and research staff of the Faculty participated in Faculty Research Day themed ‘Accelerating Research Through Collaboration’
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    • Established Lim Por-yen Eye Genetics Research Centre (with a generous donation from the late Mr Lim Por Yen)
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    • Established Centre for the Study of Foetal Nucleic Acids in Maternal Plasma
    • Established Institute of Human Communicative Research
    • Inaugurated Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases
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  • 2003
    • Signed Memoranda of Academic Cooperation with School of Nursing, Fudan University, Shanghai; School of Nursing, Peking Union Medical College; and Faculty of Nursing, Xian Jiaotong University
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    • Opened Teaching and Learning Resources Centre
    • Established G H Choa Cardiovascular Centre (with a generous donation from Dr the Honourable Lee Quo-wei, GBM, JP)
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    • Major contributions made to the battle of SARS:
































      • f. Developed a plasma-based test for SARS which is useful from day one of the disease
             
    • Opened Cancer Patient Resource Centre, an oasis of calm for cancer patients undergoing treatment in Cancer Centre
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    • Established Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics under the School of Public Health
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    • Established Centre for Clinical Trials under the School of Public Health
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    • Established Centre for Neurocognitive Function Enhancement
    • Li Ping Medical Library was expanded with a 24-hour study room, wireless LAN connection and an extensive increase in computer terminals
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    • Produced, in collaboration with RTHK, TV series of 26 short episodes entitled 'Healthy 40' to promote health awareness among the middle-aged group
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    • Established Professor Wu Jie-ping Fund of CUHK to promote medical exchange between Hong Kong and the mainland. Leaders of 13 top mainland medical schools witnessed the launch and exchanged the ideas in the Medical School Leaders’ Forum
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  • 2002
    • Established Hong Kong Branch of the Chinese Cochrane Centre
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    • The Faculty of Medicine was assessed during the UGC’s second round of Teaching and Learning Quality Process Reviews (TLQPR). The UGC visitors favourably regarded the Faculty’s work in curriculum development, teaching enhancement, student’s learning, as well as assessment, monitoring and evaluation design
    • Department of Nursing was renamed the Nethersole School of Nursing
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  • 2001
    • Established Hong Kong Enuresis Research and Information Centre
    • Produced, in collaboration with RTHK, TV docu-drama series “Tides of Life II”
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    • Two collaborative eye centres formally opened in the mainland: the Peking University Eye Centre set up with donations from the Lam Woo Foundation, and the Shantou International Eye Centre of Shantou University – The Chinese University of Hong Kong sponsored by the Li Ka Shing Foundation
    • Implemented a new medical curriculum in September
    • Established Novo Nordisk Diabetes Mellitus Clinical Trial Unit (under the sponsorship of the Novo Nordisk Asia Pacific Clinical Development Centre)
    • Established Clinical Skills Learning Centre (it was named as Kai Chong Tong Clinical Skills Learning Centre in recognition of a generous donation from Kai Chong Tong in 2003)
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    • Established Centre of Research and Promotion of Women’s Health
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    • Founded Hong Kong’s first School of Public Health and opened Postgraduate Education Centre
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    • Over 1,000 alumni, staff, and guests participated in a gala dinner to celebrate 20th anniversary held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • 2000
    • Signed Memorandum of Academic Cooperation with Faculty of Nursing, Xian Medical University
    • Established Drug Development Centre (with funding from the government’s Innovation and Technology Fund and the private sector)
    • Established Centre for Pharmacoeconomic Research
    • Established Comprehensive Cancer Trials Unit
    • Pioneered microwave coagulation therapy (for patients with liver cancer)
    • Pioneered world’s first robotic assisted thoracoscopic repair of oesophageal fistula
    • Established Joint Brain Research Centre with the Academy of Military Medical Sciences (People’s Liberation Army, China)
    • Established Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion (for promoting healthy lifestyles in schools)
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    • Established CUHK Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control (with support from the Hong Kong Jockey Club)
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    • Established Hong Kong Eating Disorders Centre
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    • Established Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing (at the Shatin Hospital)
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  • 1999
    • Developed plasma Epstein-Barr virus DNA as a tumour marker for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    • Established Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre (with support by the Natural Science Foundation of China,a joint effort between CUHK and the Academy of Military Medical Sciences)
    • Established Hong Kong Foundation for Research and Development in Diabetes
    • Established Centre for Pharmacoeconomics Research
    • Established Drug Evaluation Laboratory (with support of the Industry Department)
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    • Initiated Hong Kong’s first prospective randomized cancer trial using Traditional Chinese Medicine
    • Performed auditory brain stem implant for bilateral nerve and sensory-deafness
    • Launched computer-assisted image guidance system for sinus surgery
    • Performed world’s first laparoscopic 95 per cent subtotal pancreatectomy in infancy
    • Constructed Orthopaedic Learning Centre (with donations from the Li Ka Shing Foundation, Stryker Howmedica, and the estate of Mr Tang Yuk Wai)
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    • Established Chinese Brain Research Organization
    • Began construction work of the School of Public Health building
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  • 1998
    • Pioneered the use of neonatal blood as a novel source of stem cells for haematopoietic cell transplantation
    • Signed Memorandum of Academic Cooperation with School of Nursing, Shanghai Medical University
    • Established Cheng Suen Man Shook Centre for Hepatitis Research (with a generous donation from Mr George Cheng)
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    • Established Dementia Research Unit
    • Detection of fetal DNA in maternal plasma for non-invasive prenatal diagnosis
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    • Developed spectral karotyping (SKY) for cancer genetics
    • Signed memoranda of understanding with University of British Columbia, National University of Singapore, Shanghai Medical University and Hong Kong’s Yan Chai Hospital for exchanges and research in community and family medicine
    • Signed agreement to establish Shantou University / The Chinese University of Hong Kong Joint International Eye Institute
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    • Signed agreement to establish Beijing Medical University / The Chinese University of Hong Kong Joint Eye Centre in Beijing
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    • Signed memorandum of understanding with the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals for promoting research and training in Chinese medicine
    • Launched SE Asia’s first postnatal depression screening and care programme
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    • Conducted world’s first endorectal pullthrough for total colonic aganglionosis in a neonate
  • 1997
    • Established Medical Education Association for China Mainland, Taiwan and the Hong Kong Region
    • Established Hong Kong Centre for Evidence-Based Nursing in association with the Joanna Briggs Institute and the University of Adelaide
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    • Established Telemedicine Centre and conducted 24-hour global telemedicine 3-point conference linking Hong Kong, Beijing and one of a rotating series of 15 medical centres from around the world
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    • Established Centre for Nutritional Studies
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    • Perfected selective internal radiation therapy using technetium labeled macroaggregated albumin and gamma scan
    • Discovered a new iso-alpha foetal protein (AFP) using isoelectric focusing for diagnosing early stage liver cancer
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  • 1996
    • The first Medical Education Conference for China Mainland, Taiwan and the Hong Kong Region held in Yangtze Three Gorges in China
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    • Pioneered use of triple and antibiotic therapy in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori-related peptic ulcer disease
    • Introduced deep brain stimulation for patients with Parkinson’s disease
    • Introduced Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing programme
    • Established University Pathology Service
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    • Established Cathay Pacific Wheelchair Bank for Children with Neuromuscular Disease
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    • Established Fight for Sight Foundation
    • Established Multi-discipline Oesophagus Cancer Clinic
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    • Faculty celebrated 15th Anniversary
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    • Established The Chinese University of Hong Kong WHO Collaborating Centre for Sports Medicine and Health Promotion
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    • Signed academic and research agreements with Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences, Beijing Hospital and Yang Ming University of Taiwan
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  • 1995
    • First to use inhaled nitric oxide in the management of neonatal pulmonary hypertension in Hong Kong
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    • Established Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
    • Department of Paediatrics appointed as the chief coordinating centre for epidemiological research on asthma and allergies in Hong Kong and China under the global ISAAC collaboration
    • Established Cardiovascular Surgical Research Laboratory
    • Established Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit
    • Established cervical cancer community clinic
    • Established Brain Disease Laboratory
    • Conducted first clinical study to prove effectiveness of low-molecular weight heparin in treating stroke
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    • Introduced Pre-registration Bachelor of Nursing Programme and Master of Nursing Programme
    • Initiated recreational and outings programmes for children with cancer
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    • Established Hong Kong’s MEDLARS centre and Medical Information Transfer Station
    • Established Hong Kong’s first Childhood Spina Bifida Clinic and Childhood Spina Bifida Support Group
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    • Produced, in collaboration with RTHK, TV docu-drama series 'Tides of Life'
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    • Pioneered, in Hong Kong, paediatric allogeneic blood stem cell transplant
    • Inaugurated Hong Kong Cancer Institute
  • 1994
    • Established Office of Educational Services
    • Established Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
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    • Birth of Hong Kong’s first baby from micromanipulation of human gametes (SUZI)




      • First baby from SUZI
          
    • Opened Sir Yue-kong Pao Centre for Cancer and Lady Pao Children’s Cancer Centre
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    • Opened Shaw Endoscopy Centre
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  • 1993
    • Established Diabetes and Endocrine Centre
    • Pioneered combined treatment of chemotherapy-radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    • Collaborated with Consumer Council to test cleaning solutions for contact lenses
    • Conducted Hong Kong’s first paediatric autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplant
    • Provided community geriatric support network for New Territories East
    • Established Hong Kong’s first charitable Burns Foundation
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    • Established Hong Kong’s first paediatric liver transplant support group
    • Developed Hong Kong’s first paediatric Growth Standards
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    • South East Asia’s first live-related paediatric liver transplant
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    • Signed exchange agreement with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
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  • 1992
    • Hong Kong’s first paediatric autologous stem cell transplant
    • Introduced Master of Philosophy in Nursing programme
    • Established Eye Bank
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    • Established world’s first comprehensive and multi-functional Skin Bank
    • Pioneered photodynamic therapy in treating nasopharyngeal cancer
    • Pioneered use of laparoscopic techniques in treating peptic ulcers and cancers of colon and oesophagus
    • Introduced Bachelor of Pharmacy programme
  • 1991
    • Established Hong Kong Centre of Sports Medicine and Sports Science
    • Applied molecular techniques to the rapid diagnosis of mycobacterial infection
    • Faculty celebrated 10th Anniversary
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    • Hong Kong’s first paediatric bone marrow transplant
    • Established Asia’s first dynamic osteosynthesis centre
    • Established Clinical Immunology Unit
    • Birth of Hong Kong’s first twins resulting from using Pronuclear Stage Transfer (PROST) technique
    • Hong Kong’s first female liver transplant
    • Introduced Post-registration Bachelor of Nursing programme
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  • 1990
    • Introduced Hong Kong’s first leg-lengthening with Illizarov technique
    • Birth of Hong Kong’s first set of twins derived from cryopreserved embryos
    • Commenced selective internal radiation therapy for end-stage liver cancer
    • Conducted Hong Kong’s first laparoscopic cholecystectomy
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    • University approved the formation of the Hong Kong Cancer Institute
  • 1989
    • Established Hong Kong’s first cleft-lip and cleft palate clinic
    • Identified non-random specific deletions of genetic material in chromosome 3 (1989) and chromosome 9 (1994) of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    • Pioneered limb-salvage with allograft in musculoskeletal tumour treatment
    • Implanted a bone conductor hearing aid
    • Introduced Intercalated Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree
  • 1988
    • Established Gynaecologic Cancer Research Laboratory
    • Developed comprehensive diagnostic virology service
    • Developed cardiac service (to support open heart surgery)
    • Established Centre for Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Research
  • 1987
    • Established Drug and Poisons Information Bureau
    • Established Hong Kong’s first myo-electric clinic
    • Introduced first myo-electric upper limb prosthesis
    • Enabled Hong Kong’s first birth via Gamete Intra-Fallopian Transfer (GIFT)
    • Established cryopreservation of human embryo in Assisted Human Reproduction Unit
    • General Medical Council (GMC) recommended provisional and full registration following its accreditation visit
  • 1986
    • Established Sleep Disorder Centre and Sleep Assessment Unit
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    • Pioneered "The Hong Kong Flap" for treating cholesteatoma
    • Pathology Laboratories computerized
    • First Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree conferred
    • Conferred members of first class of students with MBChB degrees
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  • 1985
    • Pioneered endoscopic treatment programme
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    • Established Biotechnology Laboratory (with a special grant from The Croucher Foundation and the late Dr Ho Tim)
    • Established Metabolic Investigation Unit and Geriatric Day Hospital
    • Established Assisted Human Reproduction Unit
    • Pioneered arthroscopy treatment programme in Sports Medicine
    • Established Hong Kong’s first Sports Injury Clinic (within the Hong Kong Sports Institute)
    • Established Bone Bank
  • 1984
    • Pioneered toe-hand transplantation in Hong Kong
    • Established Hong Kong’s first physical medicine unit
    • Prince of Wales Hospital opened and majority of the clinical teaching moved to this hospital
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  • 1983
    • Established Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory
    • Clinical teaching began at the United Christian Hospital with some classes held on the main campus of the University and at the Kowloon Hospital
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  • 1981
    • Choh-Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building completed
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    • First class of medical undergraduates (60 students) admitted
  • 1977
    • Founding Dean of Faculty of Medicine, the late Professor G H Choa, appointed
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  • 1976
    • University established a Medical Academic Advisory Committee to produce a curriculum outline and building requirements, and provide advice in choosing senior staff for the medical school
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  • 1974
    • Government and Legislative Council approved establishing a new medical school at The Chinese University of Hong Kong