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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: https://uao-events.hkbu.edu.hk/attctr?id=E00181&f=20180130105054.jpg. 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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香港浸會大學早前向三位傑出教授頒授2017冠名講座教授席,表揚他們的傑出成就。獲頒授「曾肇添中醫藥臨床研究講座教授」榮銜的協理副校長(中醫藥發展)卞兆祥教授,將於下周一(3月12日)的就職講座上,暢談「中醫之魂,科學還是人文?」,分享他在中醫藥專業上的真知灼見。

出席就職講座的主禮嘉賓包括曾肇添慈善基金代表曾啟智中醫師、香港浸會大學校董會暨諮議會主席鄭恩基先生和校長錢大康教授。就職講座詳情如下:

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   
   
卞兆祥教授為研究中醫藥治療胃腸病的專家,現任香港浸會大學協理副校長(中醫藥發展)、中醫藥學院臨床部主任及講座教授。卞教授對中醫藥治療胃腸病的臨床研究作出了不少開拓性的貢獻,他的團隊發現一種名為「Pd-Ib」的天然化合物,能顯著緩解潰瘍性結腸炎所引起的身體不適,該研究已獲得美國專利。此外,他亦擁有52項專利,於學術期刊、著作、會議上發表逾300篇論文,曾獲國家科技進步二等獎等多個科研奬項。

冠名講座教授席是浸大授予校內傑出學者的其中一項最崇高榮譽,以表彰他們的傑出貢獻。浸大於2006年起推出冠名講座教授席計劃,旨在加強浸大的研究實力,開拓各知識領域,啟迪後學並為社會培育英才。該計劃亦有助捐資者與浸大結為夥伴,襄助其選擇範疇的教研發展,造福社群。

有關卞兆祥教授的簡歷,可瀏覽網頁:https://uao-events.hkbu.edu.hk/attctr?id=E00181&f=20180130105046.jpg。歡迎 貴機構派員訪攝上述活動。傳媒查詢:浸會大學傳訊公關處劉子瑩(3411 7828或7472 2122)。
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Press Contacts 傳媒聯絡:

Jasmine Lau

Communication and Public Relations Office

3411 7828 / 7472 2122

劉子瑩

傳訊公關處

3411 7828 / 7472 2122