Mr. Bruce T. K. Pang, a Year 3 Ph.D. student of the School of Biomedical Sciences (SBS) under the supervision of Prof. Wan Chao, and a graduate student from the Department of Biomedical Engineering, CUHK, jointly won the Innovation Award and also a second-class award in Life Sciences under Innovation Category in the “Challenge Cup” National Competition Hong Kong Regional Final – Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition 2018 (Chinese version only). Prof. Woody W. Y. Chan, Associate Director (Graduate Education) of SBS was invited as one of the judges of this Category.

The competition aims to provide a platform to facilitate exchange on innovation and technology among students in tertiary institutions, and to identify young talents with innovative ideas and entrepreneurship. Entitled “Capillarized Myocardium Biochips for Personalised Therapeutic”, Mr. Pang’s winning project found a biochip which can be used for shortening the discovery time for heart disease drug, reducing the risks of human drug screening and even for heart transplantation in regenerative medicine. 

We sincerely congratulate Mr. Pang on his outstanding performance and wish him every success in his future endeavors.

The related coverage by Communications and Public Relations Office can be viewed HERE.

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Prof. Woody Chan (Left) and Mr. Bruce Pang (Middle) at the Awards Ceremony