18 Mar 2019

Two students from Boston University School of Medicine spent a month with us at The Chinese University of Hong Kong for their final year elective. Students Maya Kailas and Hyunjee Kwak chose our Faculty based on the positive feedback from BU students who attached with...

14 Mar 2019

Current guidelines recommend non-invasive tests of liver fibrosis as initial assessment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The latest model of vibration-controlled transient elastography, a non-invasive test of fibrosis, automatically selects M or XL probe according...

11 Mar 2019

Student Darrel Au of Australian National University recently did a 3 week attachment with us at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Based on recommendation from friends who gave him good feedback, Darrel applied for his elective with us in the Department of Anaesthesia...

7 Mar 2019

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of primary liver cancer and there is an increasing prevalence of metabolic risk factors such as obesity and diabetes among affected patients. Findings from the “An inflammatory-CCRK circuitry drives mTORC1-dependent meta...

5 Mar 2019


Previously a disease predominantly occurring in Western societies, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has become a global disease in the past decade. The review “New approaches along the IBD course: diet, tight control and stem cells” goes through important studies publ...

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