Department of Surgery, CUHK
INTRANET EVENTS NEWS


OVERVIEW

The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a tertiary research institution of international repute with an annual postgraduate intake of over 13,000.

The Department of Surgery is an integral part of the Faculty of Medicine based in the Prince of Wales Hospital. Our programs are research-oriented, providing students with dedciated support, structured mentorship and excellent research opportunities during their journey of discovering their unique academic interests and developing an expertise in translational research. We equip postgraduate students with in-depth knowledge and advanced research skills, accentuating a comprehensive learning experience that builds a solid foundation for their academic career with an aim to excel at utilising surgical sciences to improve patient outcomes.

RESEARCH  OPPORTUNITIES

Potential Projects

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Cancer Research: Molecular Targets for Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Neurosurgery
  • Other topics in Surgery (such as Hepato-biliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal and Metabolic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Urology and Cardiothoracic Surgery), Speech Therapy and ENT will also be considered.

MPhil/PhD Program

PhD: Three to four years of supervised research-based clinical-translational research study.

Applicants who wish to take a shorter research study may consider MPhil program.

MPhil/PhD candidates include science graduates, medical students and medical doctors undertaking scientific training.

Interested candidates please visit our website http://www.surgery.cuhk.edu.hk/research-postgraduate.asp#opportunities. Determine your research interest and discuss with your potential supervisor through email. Applicants with general interest in our department could send your CV and a brief research interest statement to postgrad@surgery.cuhk.edu.hk for consideration. Application deadline is listed on Graduate School's website.

CURRENT  POSTGRADUATE  STUDENTS

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Correlation of PDL1 and Chemoresistance and Natural Killer Immunotherapy in Colorectal Cancer

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Siu Man Simon
Dr. CHENG Siu Tim

Keywords for Research
PDL1, Chemoresistance, Natural Killer, Immunotherapy, Colorectal Cancer

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Correlation of PDL1 and Chemoresistance and Natural Killer Immunotherapy in Colorectal Cancer Prof. NG Siu Man Simon
Dr. CHENG Siu Tim
PDL1, Chemoresistance, Natural Killer, Immunotherapy, Colorectal Cancer

Admission Year
2017

Field of Research
The role of YTHDF1 in tumor immune microenvironment of gastric cancer

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Kwok Wai Enders
Prof. YU Jun

Keywords for Research
Gastric cancer, YTHDF1, immune

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2017 The role of YTHDF1 in tumor immune microenvironment of gastric cancer Prof. NG Kwok Wai Enders
Prof. YU Jun
Gastric cancer, YTHDF1, immune

Admission Year
2017

Field of Research
Neural predictors of language and hearing outcomes in hearing impaired

Supervisor(s)
Prof. TONG Chi Fai Michael
Prof. WONG Chun Man Patrick

Keywords for Research
Cochlear implants, machine learning, fNIRS, neural predictors, hearing impairment

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2017 Neural predictors of language and hearing outcomes in hearing impaired Prof. TONG Chi Fai Michael
Prof. WONG Chun Man Patrick
Cochlear implants, machine learning, fNIRS, neural predictors, hearing impairment

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Meningioma organoid culture

Supervisor(s)
Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George

Keywords for Research
Meningioma, 3D cell culture, organoids

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Meningioma organoid culture Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George Meningioma, 3D cell culture, organoids

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Inflammation and subarachnoid haemorrhage

Supervisor(s)
Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George

Keywords for Research
SAH, microglia, inflammation, single-cell analysis

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Inflammation and subarachnoid haemorrhage Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George SAH, microglia, inflammation, single-cell analysis

Admission Year
2018

Field of Research
Functional anorectal studies in patients with low anterior resection syndrome (LARS)

Supervisor(s)
Dr. Kaori FUTABA
Prof. NG Siu Man Simon

Keywords for Research
Anterior resection syndrome, LARS, Fecobionics, bowel dysfunction, defecation

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2018 Functional anorectal studies in patients with low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) Dr. Kaori FUTABA
Prof. NG Siu Man Simon
Anterior resection syndrome, LARS, Fecobionics, bowel dysfunction, defecation

Admission Year
2018

Field of Research
Magnetic anchored and actuated endoscope for minimally invasive surgery

Supervisor(s)
Dr. LI Zheng

Keywords for Research
Surgical endoscope, Minimally invasive, Magnetic anchoring, Magnetic actuation, Surgical robotics

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2018 Magnetic anchored and actuated endoscope for minimally invasive surgery Dr. LI Zheng Surgical endoscope, Minimally invasive, Magnetic anchoring, Magnetic actuation, Surgical robotics

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. Nathalie WONG
Dr. TEOH Yuen Bun Anthony

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. Nathalie WONG
Dr. TEOH Yuen Bun Anthony

Admission Year
2017

Field of Research
Liver cancer

Supervisor(s)
Prof. LAI Bo San Paul
Prof. CHEN Gong George

Keywords for Research
Hepatocellular carcinoma, Transcription factor, FOXP3, Isoform

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2017 Liver cancer Prof. LAI Bo San Paul
Prof. CHEN Gong George
Hepatocellular carcinoma, Transcription factor, FOXP3, Isoform

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Dr. CHEUNG Siu Tim

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Dr. CHEUNG Siu Tim

Admission Year
2016

Field of Research
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) outcome prediction

Supervisor(s)
Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George
Prof. POON Wai Sang

Keywords for Research
TBI, clinical outcome prediction, multivariable analysis

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2016 Traumatic brain injury (TBI) outcome prediction Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George
Prof. POON Wai Sang
TBI, clinical outcome prediction, multivariable analysis

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research
Surgical robotics

Supervisor(s)
Dr. LI Zheng

Keywords for Research
Surgical robotics

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Surgical robotics Dr. LI Zheng Surgical robotics

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Targeted Cancer Therapeutics

Supervisor(s)
Dr. CHENG Siu Tim

Keywords for Research
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, cancer stemness

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Targeted Cancer Therapeutics Dr. CHENG Siu Tim Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, cancer stemness

Admission Year
2017

Field of Research
Lung Cancer

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin
Prof. CHEN Gong George

Keywords for Research
Foxp3, isoforms, smoking-induced lung cancer

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2017 Lung Cancer Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin
Prof. CHEN Gong George
Foxp3, isoforms, smoking-induced lung cancer

Admission Year
2017

Field of Research
Biomedical Engineering / A FPGA-based CNN Inference Accelerator for Detecting Multiple Rare Types of Cancers during Endoscopy

Supervisor(s)
Dr. POON Chung Yan Carmen

Keywords for Research
Colorectal Cancer, Deep Learning, Therapeutic Endoscopy, FPGA

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2017 Biomedical Engineering / A FPGA-based CNN Inference Accelerator for Detecting Multiple Rare Types of Cancers during Endoscopy Dr. POON Chung Yan Carmen Colorectal Cancer, Deep Learning, Therapeutic Endoscopy, FPGA

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Mesenchymal Stem-Cell-Derived exosomes prevent esophageal stricture after ESD

Supervisor(s)
Prof. CHIU Wai Yan Philip

Keywords for Research
Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), Esophageal stricture, Mesenchymal Stem Cell

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Mesenchymal Stem-Cell-Derived exosomes prevent esophageal stricture after ESD Prof. CHIU Wai Yan Philip Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), Esophageal stricture, Mesenchymal Stem Cell

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Modeling HCC tumorigenesis in patient-derived organoids

Supervisor(s)
Prof. Nathalie WONG

Keywords for Research
Hepatocellular carcinoma, patient-derived organoids, loss-of function TP53, gain-of-function TP53

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Modeling HCC tumorigenesis in patient-derived organoids Prof. Nathalie WONG Hepatocellular carcinoma, patient-derived organoids, loss-of function TP53, gain-of-function TP53

Admission Year
2017

Field of Research
Characterization of STAT3 in the Regulation of Tumorigenesis and Natural Killer Cell Function in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Supervisor(s)
Dr. CHENG Siu Tim

Keywords for Research
STAT3, natural killer cell, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, hepatocellular carcinoma

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2017 Characterization of STAT3 in the Regulation of Tumorigenesis and Natural Killer Cell Function in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Dr. CHENG Siu Tim STAT3, natural killer cell, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, hepatocellular carcinoma

Admission Year
2016

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. Michael CF TONG
Dr. CHAN YK Jason

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2016 Prof. Michael CF TONG
Dr. CHAN YK Jason

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Dr. LI Zheng

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Dr. LI Zheng

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Medical Robotics

Supervisor(s)
Dr. LI Zheng

Keywords for Research
GI Tract Inspection, Endoscope, Magnetic Manipulation, Computer-assisted Surgery

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Medical Robotics Dr. LI Zheng GI Tract Inspection, Endoscope, Magnetic Manipulation, Computer-assisted Surgery

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Air contaminant and lung cancer

Supervisor(s)
Prof. CHOI Chung Hang Jonathan
Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin

Keywords for Research
PM2.5, sulfur, nitrogen oxides, lung cancer

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Air contaminant and lung cancer Prof. CHOI Chung Hang Jonathan
Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin
PM2.5, sulfur, nitrogen oxides, lung cancer

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Kwok Chai Kelvin

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. NG Kwok Chai Kelvin

Admission Year
2018

Field of Research
Biomedical and process engineering

Supervisor(s)
Prof. POON Chung Yan Carmen

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2018 Biomedical and process engineering Prof. POON Chung Yan Carmen

Admission Year
2018

Field of Research
Neurosurgery

Supervisor(s)
Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George
Prof. POON Wai Sang

Keywords for Research
Neuroscience, Stem cell, Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2018 Neurosurgery Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George
Prof. POON Wai Sang
Neuroscience, Stem cell, Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

Admission Year
2015

Field of Research
The Application of Speech Recognition Technology in Screening Speech Sound Disorders in Cantonese-Speaking Children

Supervisor(s)
Prof. Michael CF TONG
Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy, Prof. LEE Tan

Keywords for Research
ASR, SSD, Cantonese, Speech Therapy, Speech Recognition

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2015 The Application of Speech Recognition Technology in Screening Speech Sound Disorders in Cantonese-Speaking Children Prof. Michael CF TONG
Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy, Prof. LEE Tan
ASR, SSD, Cantonese, Speech Therapy, Speech Recognition

Admission Year
2018

Field of Research
FOXP3 and its isoforms in NSCLC

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin
Prof. CHEN Gong George

Keywords for Research
FOXP3, NSCLC, isoform

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2018 FOXP3 and its isoforms in NSCLC Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin
Prof. CHEN Gong George
FOXP3, NSCLC, isoform

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Chi Fai
Dr. CHIU Ka Fung Peter

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. NG Chi Fai
Dr. CHIU Ka Fung Peter

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. Katie MEEHAN
Dr. CHAN Jason

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. Katie MEEHAN
Dr. CHAN Jason

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. M J UNDERWOOD

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. M J UNDERWOOD

Admission Year
2016

Field of Research
The Design, Development and Control of the 6-DOF Stereo Auto Flexi-Vision Laparoscope (AFVL)

Supervisor(s)
Prof. CHIU Wai Yan Philip
Dr. LI Zheng

Keywords for Research
Flexible Laparoscope, Vision, Control

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2016 The Design, Development and Control of the 6-DOF Stereo Auto Flexi-Vision Laparoscope (AFVL) Prof. CHIU Wai Yan Philip
Dr. LI Zheng
Flexible Laparoscope, Vision, Control

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. Nathalie WONG

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. Nathalie WONG

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Chi Fai

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. NG Chi Fai

Admission Year
2016

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy
Prof. TONG Chi Fai Michael

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2016 Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy
Prof. TONG Chi Fai Michael

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. Nathalie WONG
Dr. CHONG Ching Ning Charing

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. Nathalie WONG
Dr. CHONG Ching Ning Charing

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Immuno-oncology in hepatocellular carcinoma

Supervisor(s)
Prof. Nathalie WONG

Keywords for Research
Hepatocellular carcinoma, Immuno-oncology, Tumour-intrinsic oncogene pathways

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Immuno-oncology in hepatocellular carcinoma Prof. Nathalie WONG Hepatocellular carcinoma, Immuno-oncology, Tumour-intrinsic oncogene pathways

Admission Year
2014

Field of Research
Perception of Lexical Tone – A fMRI Study

Supervisor(s)
Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy
Prof. Michael CF TONG

Keywords for Research
Speech perception, Cantonese, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Occipital lobe, Visual cortex

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2014 Perception of Lexical Tone – A fMRI Study Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy
Prof. Michael CF TONG
Speech perception, Cantonese, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Occipital lobe, Visual cortex

Admission Year
2014

Field of Research
Influence of metformin in modulating the immunological response in glioblastoma and its role in temozolomide resistance

Supervisor(s)
Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George

Keywords for Research
Metformin, Glioblastoma, Temozolomide resistance, Macrophage response

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2014 Influence of metformin in modulating the immunological response in glioblastoma and its role in temozolomide resistance Prof. WONG Kwok Chu George Metformin, Glioblastoma, Temozolomide resistance, Macrophage response

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Novel biomimic locomotion methods for robots in gastrointestinal tract

Supervisor(s)
Dr. LI Zheng

Keywords for Research
Endoscopic robotics, Biomimic Robotics, Soft Robotics

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Novel biomimic locomotion methods for robots in gastrointestinal tract Dr. LI Zheng Endoscopic robotics, Biomimic Robotics, Soft Robotics

Admission Year
2017

Field of Research
Estrogen Receptor and Its Isoforms in Thyroid Cancer

Supervisor(s)
Prof. TONG Chi Fai Michael
Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy

Keywords for Research
Estrogen Receptor, Thyroid Cancer, Autophagy

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2017 Estrogen Receptor and Its Isoforms in Thyroid Cancer Prof. TONG Chi Fai Michael
Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy
Estrogen Receptor, Thyroid Cancer, Autophagy

Admission Year
2018

Field of Research
Medical Robotics/ Cannula Brain Biopsy system

Supervisor(s)
Dr. LI Zheng

Keywords for Research
Stereotactic, Cannula brain biopsy

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2018 Medical Robotics/ Cannula Brain Biopsy system Dr. LI Zheng Stereotactic, Cannula brain biopsy

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Hepatocellular carcinoma related signalling pathways and treatments

Supervisor(s)
Dr. CHENG Siu Tim
Dr. CHONG Ching Ning Charing

Keywords for Research
Liver cancer, cancer immunotherapy, cancer genomics

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Hepatocellular carcinoma related signalling pathways and treatments Dr. CHENG Siu Tim
Dr. CHONG Ching Ning Charing
Liver cancer, cancer immunotherapy, cancer genomics

Admission Year
2016

Field of Research
Liver cancer

Supervisor(s)
Prof. LAI Bo San Paul
Prof. CHEN Gong George

Keywords for Research
Hepatocellular carcinoma, CYP1A2, Sorafenib resistance

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2016 Liver cancer Prof. LAI Bo San Paul
Prof. CHEN Gong George
Hepatocellular carcinoma, CYP1A2, Sorafenib resistance

Admission Year
2016

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy
Prof. TONG Chi Fai Michael, Prof. NG Hoi Yee Iris

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2016 Prof. LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy
Prof. TONG Chi Fai Michael, Prof. NG Hoi Yee Iris

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Minimally Invasive Image-guided Thermal Ablation for Lung Cancer

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin
Prof. CHOI Chung Hang Jonathan

Keywords for Research
Microwave ablation, Ablation, Lung Cancer

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Minimally Invasive Image-guided Thermal Ablation for Lung Cancer Prof. NG Sze Hang Calvin
Prof. CHOI Chung Hang Jonathan
Microwave ablation, Ablation, Lung Cancer

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. LAU Yun Wong James
Prof. Nathalie WONG

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. LAU Yun Wong James
Prof. Nathalie WONG

Admission Year
2019

Field of Research
Surgical robot system, Flexible Surgical Instrument and endoscope

Supervisor(s)
Dr. LI Zheng

Keywords for Research
Flexible instrument, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robot control

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2019 Surgical robot system, Flexible Surgical Instrument and endoscope Dr. LI Zheng Flexible instrument, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robot control

Admission Year
2020

Field of Research

Supervisor(s)
Prof. NG Chi Fai
Dr. TEOH Yuen Chun Jeremy

Keywords for Research

Admission Year Field of Research Supervisor(s) Keywords for Research
2020 Prof. NG Chi Fai
Dr. TEOH Yuen Chun Jeremy
GRADUATES  /  ALUMNI

Year of Graduation :        



CHAN Ho Man Alfred
PhD
2019
Strengthening Clinical Governance with Clinical Audit Programme in Hong Kong


CHAN Ka Wing Cecilia
PhD
2019
Design of Targeted Nanoparticles for Delivering Oligonucleotides and Alleviating Renal Fibrosis


LI Weilin
PhD
2019
Molecular Alterations that Take Roles in Gastric Tumorigenesis and Metastasis


YU Ruoxi
PhD
2019
Risk Stratification of Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Patients by Transferring Kowledge Learnt from a Critical Care Database


ZHENG Zhi Yuan
PhD
2019
Modulation of Neuroinflammation in Experimental Subarachnoid Hemorrhage


MA Hui
PhD
2019
Investigation of the Therapeutic Potential of Adipose Tissue Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (ADMSCs) for the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)


QI Haolong
PhD
2019
The Regulation of FOXP3 Expression in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Cells and Its Impacts on Lung Cancer Cell Stemness


SIU Hon Lam Elaine
PhD
2019
Immune Checkpoints PD-1/PD-L1 and Natural Killer Cells in Chemo-resistant Colorectal Cancer


HUI Shin Yee
MPhil
2019
Characterization of STAT3 in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma


Name Degree Year of Graduation Thesis Titles
CHAN Ho Man Alfred PhD 2019 Strengthening Clinical Governance with Clinical Audit Programme in Hong Kong
CHAN Ka Wing Cecilia PhD 2019 Design of Targeted Nanoparticles for Delivering Oligonucleotides and Alleviating Renal Fibrosis
LI Weilin PhD 2019 Molecular Alterations that Take Roles in Gastric Tumorigenesis and Metastasis
YU Ruoxi PhD 2019 Risk Stratification of Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Patients by Transferring Kowledge Learnt from a Critical Care Database
ZHENG Zhi Yuan PhD 2019 Modulation of Neuroinflammation in Experimental Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
MA Hui PhD 2019 Investigation of the Therapeutic Potential of Adipose Tissue Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (ADMSCs) for the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
QI Haolong PhD 2019 The Regulation of FOXP3 Expression in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Cells and Its Impacts on Lung Cancer Cell Stemness
SIU Hon Lam Elaine PhD 2019 Immune Checkpoints PD-1/PD-L1 and Natural Killer Cells in Chemo-resistant Colorectal Cancer
HUI Shin Yee MPhil 2019 Characterization of STAT3 in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

RELATED  PUBLICATION  LIST

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Visual Servo of a 6-DOF Robotic Stereo Flexible Endoscope Based on da-Vinci Research Kit (dVRK) System
Ma*, X., Song*, C., Chiu, P.W. and Li, Z IEEE Rob. Autom. Lett. 2020; 5(2):820-827

A Novel Flexible Robotic Endoscope with Constrained Tendon-driven Continuum Mechanism
Xue Zhang, Weibing Li, Philip W.Y. Chiu and Zheng Li IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) 2020; 5(2):1366-1372

Surgical access trauma following minimally invasive thoracic surgery
Chan JWY, Yu PSY, Yang JH, Yuan EQ, Jia H, Peng J, Lau RWH, Ng CSH Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020; 58:i6-i13

Glioma-associated oncogene homolog 1 stimulates FOXP3 to promote non-small cell lung cancer stemness
Qi H, Li W, Zhang J, Chen J, Peng J, Liu Y, Yang S, Du J, Long X, Ng CS, Li MY, Chen GG. Am J Transl Res. 2020; 12(5):1839-1850

An accelerated recurrent neural network for visual servo control of a robotic flexible endoscope with joint limit constraint
Li, W., Song, C. and Li, Z IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 2020; 67(12):10787-10797

Co-infection of Cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr Virus Diminishes the Frequency of CD56dimNKG2A+KIR- NK Cells and Contributes to Suboptimal Control of EBV in Immunosuppressed Children With Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder
Lam JKP, Azzi T, Hui KF, Wong AMG, McHugh D, Caduff N, Chan KH, Münz C, Chiang AKS Front Immunol 2020; 11; 1231

Surgical access trauma following minimally invasive thoracic surgery
Joyce W Y Chan, Peter S Y Yu, Jack Hong Yang, Evan Qize Yuan, Hao Jia, Jia Peng, Rainbow W H Lau, Calvin S H Ng European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 2020; 58(Supplement_1):i6-i13

Postlobectomy major haemorrhage: known knowns, known unknowns and unknown unknowns
Peter S Y Yu, Evan Qize Yuan, Calvin S H Ng European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 2020; 57(3):470-471

STUDENTSHIPS  &  AWARDS

Postgraduate Studentship / Fellowship / Financial Aids

Full-time postgraduate students MPhil and PhD are provided with Postgraduate Studentship (PGS) by the Chinese University of Hong Kong. PhD applicants can also apply for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme provided by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC). Full-time students can also apply for Government Grants and Loans provided by the Hong Kong Government. Respective surgical and research teams would also offer support. Contact your potential supervisor for details.

Awards

AACR Annual Meeting Scholar-in-Training Award 2020
Mr YEUNG Chun, Philip (PhD Student)
American Association for Cancer Research

Best Presentation Award, Research Postgraduate Symposium 2019
Ms HUI Shinyee (PhD Student)
Graduate Division of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Gold Award, Engineering Medical Innovation Competition (EMedic Global) 2019
Mr CHENG Truman (PhD Student)
National Univeristy of Singapore (NUS)

Best Oral Presentation Award 2017
Ms NG Wing Yee, Cymie (PhD Student)
10th Asia Pacific Conference of Speech, Language and Hearing

CUHK Young Scholars Thesis Awards 2015
Dr YANG Shengli (2015 PhD Graduate in Surgery)
Hypoxia-inducible Factor-2 Alpha in the Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma




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