Date: 09 Mar 2018 (Friday)


HKBU Endowed Chair Professor Bian Zhaoxiang to share insights on traditional Chinese Medicine at inaugural lecture on Monday

浸大冠名講座教授卞兆祥教授 下周一主持就職講座 暢談中醫之魂

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) bestowed Endowed Chairs 2017 upon three prominent scholars at HKBU in recognition of their outstanding academic accomplishments. Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development) of HKBU, who was awarded the title of Tsang Shiu Tim Endowed Chair of Chinese Medicine Clinical Studies, will speak on “Traditional Chinese Medicine: Science or Art?” at an inaugural lecture to be held next Monday.

The guests of honour attending the ceremony include the representative of Tsang Shiu Tim Charitable Foundation Mr Patrick Tsang Kai-chi, Chairman of the Council and the Court of HKBU Mr Cheng Yan-kee, and President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Roland Chin. Details of the inaugural lecture are as follows:

Date:         12 March 2018 (Monday)
Time:         4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Venue:       Dr Hari Harilela Lecture Theatre (WLB 103)
                 The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies
                 HKBU Shaw Campus (new campus)
                 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong
Language:   Putonghua supplemented with English

Professor Bian Zhaoxiang is Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development), Chair Professor and Director of the Clinical Division, School of Chinese Medicine of HKBU. He has played a seminal role in the development of research on Chinese medicine treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. His research team has been granted a US patent for the discovery of a natural compound “Pd-Ib” which could effectively alleviate acute ulcerative colitis. Professor Bian has 52 patents to his name. He has presented over 300 papers in journals, books and conferences, and received a host of national accolades including second prize in the National Science and Technology Advancement Award of China.

An Endowed Chair is among the highest honours to be bestowed upon prominent academics at HKBU in recognition of their accomplishments. The University launched the Endowed Chairs Scheme in 2006 with the aim of strengthening HKBU’s research capacity, extending the frontiers of knowledge and nurturing upcoming talents and leaders for society. The Scheme also provides opportunities for donors to partner with the University in advancing groundbreaking research and academic excellence in their chosen disciplines for the betterment of humankind.

For a brief introduction of Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, please visit: You are cordially invited to send reporters/photographers to cover the above event. Media enquiries: Jasmine Lau of HKBU Communication and Public Relations Office (3411 7828 or 7472 2122).
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日期:        2018年3月12日(星期一)
時間:        下午4時30分至6時
地點:        九龍塘聯福道 香港浸會大學逸夫校園(新校)
                 永隆銀行商學大樓夏利萊博士演講廳(WLB 103室)
語言:        普通話輔以英語   


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Press Contacts 傳媒聯絡:

Jasmine Lau

Communication and Public Relations Office

3411 7828 / 7472 2122



3411 7828 / 7472 2122