Professor Lyu Aiping (right) receives an award from the Director of Health of HKSAR Government Dr Constance Chan at the ceremony


香港特區政府衞生署署長陳漢儀醫生 (左) 於典禮上頒發獎項予呂愛平教授

Date: 26 Sep 2017 (Tuesday)

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Professor Lyu Aiping receives recognition from Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Industry Association for contribution to Chinese medicine research

呂愛平教授獲香港中藥業協會頒發中藥科研貢獻獎

Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine Professor Lyu Aiping received an award from the Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Industry Association for his outstanding accomplishment and contribution to Chinese medicine research.

Professor Lyu’s work focuses on translational research on Chinese medicines, including pharmacological and clinical evaluation of Chinese medicines for treating rheumatoid arthritis and related diseases, and discovery of new drugs to treat those diseases. Over the years, he has published more than 500 academic papers, over 30 books, and obtained more than 60 patents. Professor Lyu is a leading figure in the standardisation of Chinese medicine and has been serving as the Head of the Chinese delegation at plenary meetings of the International Organisation for Standardisation Technical Committee on TCM (ISO/TC249) since 2009.

Professor Lyu is of the view that there are ample opportunities for advancing Chinese medicine research, and is gratified to see close collaboration between the Chinese medicines industry and academia in raising the quality and safety of Chinese medicines, thereby contributing to public health.

Set up by the chairpersons of more than 20 Chinese medicines trade associations, the Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Industry Association hosts a variety of activities every year to promote Chinese medicines, including the award presentation to honour quality Chinese medicines enterprises and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry.

中醫藥學院院長呂愛平教授獲香港中藥業協會頒發中藥科研貢獻獎,表彰他對中藥科研工作的傑出成就和重大貢獻。

呂教授長期從事中醫藥轉化研究,包括中醫藥治療類風濕關節炎與相關疾病的藥理及臨床研究和中藥新藥研發,多年來發表學術論文500 餘篇、編寫著作30 餘部,並獲60多項發明專利。呂教授是中醫標準化的著名學者,2009年起擔任參加國際標準化組織中醫藥技術委員 (ISO/TC249) 全體會議的中國代表團團長至今。

呂教授認為中藥研究的發展空間廣闊,也樂見中藥業界與學界緊密合作,共同提升中藥品質和安全水準,為市民大眾的健康作出貢獻。

香港中藥業協會由20多個中藥商會的會長共同創立,每年均舉辦不同形式的中藥推廣活動,包括頒發獎項表揚優質中藥企業及對中藥業有傑出貢獻的人士。