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Teachers and students from A-School visited HKAP on May 6, 2019.

Updated: Oct 24, 2019

The interview of the first round ‘Hong Kong High School Elite Programme for Future Leaders in Biomedicine’ was carried out on Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area International Research Platform for Aptamer-based Translational Medicine and Drug Discovery (HKAP). The first batch of candidates were students from Hong Kong Baptist UniversityAffiliated School Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School (A-School).

On May 6, 2019, teachers and shortlisted student candidates from A-School visited the laboratory of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area International Research Platform for Aptamer-based Translational Medicine and Drug Discovery (HKAP) located in Hong Kong Science Park. Every shortlisted student was interviewed and each student selected was paired up with two instructors on the platform.

‘It is our vision to apply and transfer the knowledge and expertise in biomedicine to cultivate elites of Translational Medicine and Drug Discovery among the G10 to G12 Hong Kong students. Outstanding participants will have theopportunity to co-author academic papers, receive honorary certificate and recommendation from the professors on the platform for their further higher education applications.’ said Prof. Zhang Ge, the Executive Director of the HKAP.

Prof. Zhang Ge (HKAP), Prof. Ren Kangning (HKAP), Dr. Li Fangfei (HKAP), Dr. Yu Yuanyuan (HKAP), Dr. Liang Chao (HKAP), Miss Ren Qing (HKAP), Dr. Liu Jin (HKAP), Dr. Ni Shuaijian (HKAP),Mr. Lam Kwok Wing (A-School), Lim Natalie Joan (A-School), Wong Kui Kwan (A-School), Lee Tak Yin Quinton (A-School), Du Chelsea H. (A-School) and Chan Sum Yee (A-School) attended the interview.


‘Hong Kong High School Elite Programme for Future Leaders in Biomedicine’ will be carried out on HKAP in the laboratory located in Hong Kong Science Park.

Teachers from HKAP and A-School were discussing the implementation details of ‘Hong Kong High School Elite Programme for Future Leaders in Biomedicine’.

G11 student LIM Natalie Joan was discussing the research topic of ‘Cytoplasmic PARP1 interacts with ezrin contributing to metastasis in osteosarcoma’ with her instructors, Prof. Zhang Ge and Dr. Li Fangfei.

G11 student WONG Kui Kwan was discussing the research topic of ‘A potential next generation sclerostin inhibitor specifically targets sclerostin monomer for bone anabolic therapy with low cardiovascular risk to reverse established osteoporosis in ovariectomized rats’ with his instructors, Prof. Zhang Ge and Dr. Yu Yuanyuan.

G11 student LEE Tak Yin Quinton was discussing the research topic of ‘HIF1α inhibition facilitates Leflunomide-AHR-CRP signaling to attenuate progressive bone erosion in CRP-aberrant rheumatoid arthritis’ with his instructors, Prof. Zhang Ge and Dr. Liang Chao.

G11 student CHAN Sum Yee was discussing the research topic of ‘A potential next generation sclerostin inhibitor specifically targets sclerostin monomer for bone anabolic therapy with low cardiovascular risk in osteogenesis imperfecta mice’ with her instructors, Prof. Zhang Ge and Ms. Ren Qing.

G11 student DU Chelsea H. was discussing the research topic of ‘Osteoclast-derived exosomal microRNAs deprive the resistance of cartilage to matrix degeneration, angiogenesis and innervation in osteoarthritis’ with her instructors, Prof. Zhang Ge and Dr. Liu Jin.

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