A meeting between members of the School of Biomedical Sciences (SBS), CUHK and the School of Lab Medicine, Chongqing Medical University (CQMU) was held online on 6 June 2022. The representatives from the School included Prof. Andrew M. Chan, Director, Prof. Hector S.O. Chan, Associate Director (External Links) and Prof. Zhao Hui, Assistant Director (Graduate Education).
Prof. Chen Tingmei, Associate Director of the School of Lab Medicine, CQMU and Prof. Zhao Hui of SBS first introduced the participants to one another. Prof. Chen and Prof. Andrew Chan then presented the recent development of both Schools and Universities respectively, and reviewed the progress of the mutual collaborations undertaken by both parties. Afterwards, meeting participants discussed the potential collaborative opportunities in education and research in the future. After the meeting, the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Summer Undergraduate Research Training Programme between SBS and School of Lab Medicine, CQMU was renewed and signed in late June.
The meeting and the renewal of MoU have not only tightened the academic bondage between the two institutions, but also helped continue the partnership for supporting the training of students and research development for both parties.
(From Left, on screen) Prof. Zhao Hui, Prof. Andrew Chan and Prof. Hector Chan with representatives of CQMU