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FAH-SYSU, Oxford, CUHK Webinar on Precision Medicine Held in the Hospital
Release time:2021-02-20

On January 22, 2021, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, the University of Oxford and the Chinese University of Hong Kong co-hosted a virtual round-table discussion on research collaboration.

More than 50 experts attended the meeting, including Prof. Xiao Haipeng, Executive Vice President of Sun Yat-sen University and President of FAH-SYSU; Prof. Joseph Sung, Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Prof. Simon Leedham, Director of Center for Personalized Medicine, University of Oxford; Dr. Rajarshi Banerjee, CEO of Perspectum.

The progress of cooperation in the fields of colorectal cancer, diabetes and multiple organ imaging, hepatocellular carcinoma and immunotherapy, inflammatory bowel disease and risk prediction were reported respectively. 

During the executive session, Prof. Xiao introduced the new hospital in Nansha, Greater Bay Area. All sides conducted in depth discussion on the future collaboration between The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University and the University of Oxford, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Nanyang Technological University.

This is the second webinar co-hosted by the three institutions, aiming at deepening and broadening international cooperation on Precision Medicine within the Great Bay Area.