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Awards

Research Awards in 2023

-Academic Staff

Prof. FUNG Po Gee Genevieve

     1. 2023 Hong Kong Medical Journal Best Original Paper Award, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine

           Each year the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM) will select the best original paper that was published in the most recent issues of 

           the Hong Kong Medical Journal (HKMJ). The authors of the best paper will be recognised as awardees of the HKMJ Best Original Paper

           Award (BOPA). 

     

           The Original paper “Neonatal mortality in singleton pregnancies: a 20-year retrospective study from a tertiary perinatal unit in Hong Kong”

           by Fung GPG et al, (Hong Kong Med J 2022;28:430–7) has been selected by the members of the International Editorial Advisory Board of the

           HKMJ as the Winner of the Best Original Paper Award (BOPA) this year, after it was shortlisted by the local editorial board. The Award was

           selected from 33 eligible articles. It aims to encourage original writings of good quality by doctors, and papers published from December

           2022 to October 2023 issues are considered. 

 

           The award was presented at the Academy’s 30th Annual Fellowship Conferment Ceremony at 6:00 pm on Friday, 8 December 2023.

Prof. WAI Christine Yee Yan

     1. Abstract Presentation Winner, World Allergy Organization

           This award was based on an abstract entitled "Basophil activation test based on grass carp extract in the diagnosis of fish allergy". The

           award was delivered in World Allergy Congress 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand.​

     2. Best Presentation Award, The Japanese Society of Allergology

           This award was based on an abstract entitled "Plug-and-display peptide vaccine for the treatment of shrimp allergy". The award was

           delivered in The 72nd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Allergology in Tokyo, Japan.

     3. Travel Scholarship, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology​

           Recipient of Travel Scholarship for European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Congress 2023 held in Hamburg, Germany

           on June 9-11, 2023. The presentation topic was "The Allergenicity Ladder: A Possible Approach for Home-base Fish Introduction in Children

           with IgE-mediated Fish Allergy?".

-Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. XING Yuhan Hannah

  1. Travel Scholarship, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)

           The awardee was selected as a recipient of Travel Scholarship for European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Congress
           2023 held in Hamburg, Germany on June 9-11, 2023

-Postgraduate Student

Ms. LEE Zhi Xuen Joyce (PhD)

  1. Best Presentation Award, Department of Pediatrics, CUH
    I was awarded the Best Presentation Award in the Departmental Postgraduate Student Presentation 2023 organised by the Department of Paediatrics, CUHK. My presentation was titled "Polypeptide-Conjugated Hepatitis B Core Antigen Virus-Like-Particle (HBcAg-VLP) Vaccines for Treatment of Shellfish Allergy".

Mr. Behzad Nasiri Ahmadabadi (PhD)

  1. Dragon Culture Doctoral Scholarship for Medicine (Chinese & Western Medicine)

           The Dragon Culture PhD Scholarship for Medical Studies aims to support outstanding PhD students conducting research in medical and

           healthcare-related fields. Recipients are selected based on a rigorous evaluation of their research proposal, academic performance, prior

           research experience and publications, participation in extracurricular activities and community service, as well as their reasons for 

           application and future career goals.

 

           I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Prof Renee Chan for her supervision, guidance and support throughout my PhD studies. Her

           dedication to student earning and development has been invaluable. I am also thankful for the whole team and department of paediatrics

           for providing generous resources and helping all students achieve their full potential. Their vision and efforts do not go unnoticed.

           This scholarship would not have been possible without the selfless contributions of many individuals. Thank you for this recognition and

           opportunity to advance important work in public health.​

 

-Trainee

Dr. SO Chi Tak Enoch

  1. First Prize Award (優勝者及一等獎), First Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Youth Academic Paper Competition (第一屆粵港澳大灣區青年學術論文大賽)

Research Awards in 2022

-Academic Staff

Prof. LEUNG Ting Fan

     1. Best Poster Presentation Award, 50th Anniversary of Korean Academy of Allergy Asthma and

         Clinical Immunology (KAAACI) International Congress, Seoul, Korea

      2Poster Discussion Winner, Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Meeting and European Consortium on

         Application of Flow Cytometry in Allergy Digital Meeting​

     3.Best Oral Presentation Award, Asia-Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology and

         Philippine Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

           This award was selected based on the scientific merit of an abstract that presented the collaborative works on seafood allergy between a

           paediatric allergy team rom Thailand and our team. The title of this abstract was "Component-resolved diagnosis is superior to conventional

           tests for shrimp allergy in Chinese and

           

           Thai patients", being delivered in the Asia-Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology 2022 Congress cum Philippine

           Society of Allergy,

         

            Asthma and Immunology 50th Anniversary Conference in Manila, Philippines.

  

-Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. WANG Han

  1. Schweisguth Prize, International Society of Paediatric Oncology 

Dr. XING Yuhan Hannah

  1. Best Poster Presentation Award, 50th Anniversary of Korean Academy of Allergy Asthma and Clinical Immunology (KAAACI) International Congress, Seoul, Korea

     2.Travel Grant, 2022 Japanese Society of Paediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JSPACI) - The Asia

         Pacific Academy of Paediatric Allergy, Respirology & Immunology (APAPARI) Joint Congress

           The awardee was selected for a travel grant to deliver the oral presentation titled "Poultry exposure modulates immune responses for rural

           protection against childhood asthma" at the 2022 JSPACI-APAPARI Joint Congress held in Okinawa, Japan from November 12 to 13, 2022.​

-Postgraduate Student

Ms. LIU Shaojun (PhD)

  1. Best Poster Prize at the 16th World Immune Regulation Meeting, Davos, Switzerland 

Ms. YUEN Hoi Man Cindy (PhD)

  1. Dragon Culture Doctoral Scholarship for Medicine (Chinese & Western Medicine) 

Ms. XU Yaqun (PhD)

  1. Travel Grant, European Hematology Association 

     2.Travel Scholarship, British Society of Haematology

Ms. NG Wing Hei Kobby (PhD)

  1. Travel Grant, European Hematology Association 

     

     2.Award for Oral Presentation (1st Prize), Hong Kong Paediatric Society

Mr. PUN Chun Sang Jason (PhD)

  1. HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund - Reaching Out Award

         Name of the outreach activity: European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2022

-Trainee

Dr. SO Chi Tak Enoch

  1. First Prize Award, Poster Presentation, Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, The Hong Kong Paediatric Society

     2.Distinguished Young Fellow 2022, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine

  

Dr. YU Wai Ling Michelle

  1. Second Prize Award, Oral Presentation, Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, The Hong Kong Paediatric Society

Research Awards in 2021

-Academic Staff

Prof. WONG Wing Kin, Gary

  1. ​Outstanding Achievement Award, Korean Academy of Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Disease

Prof. LEUNG Ting Fan

     1. Best Oral Presentation Award, Asia Pacific Academy of Paediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology

     2.Best Poster Award, Asia Pacific Academy of Paediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology

     3.Award for Oral Presentation (1st Prize), Hong Kong Paediatric Society

-Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. WANG Han

  1. Abstract Achievement Award, American Society of Haematology

Dr. XING Yuhan Hannah

  1. Best Oral Presentation Award, KAPARD-APAPARI Joint Congress, Korea​

-Postgraduate Student

Ms. LIU Shaojun (PhD)

  1. Poster Prize in 15th World Immune Regulation Meeting, Nature Reviews Immunology

Ms. XU Yaqun (PhD)

  1. Abstract Achievement Award, American Society of Haematology

     2.Young Investigator Award, International Society of Paediatric Oncology

     3.Award for Oral Presentation (3rd Prize), Hong Kong Paediatric Society

Ms. YUEN Hoi Man Cindy (PhD)

  1. ASSM Youth Travel Award 

     2.APPS/TPPCC Young Investigator Award

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