Hong Kong Jockey Club Institute of Chinese Medicine (HKJCICM) announced that it has appointed Prof. Sarah Hui Siu Chun as the new Executive Director of the company. Prof. Hui received her bachelor degree in Pharmacology with first class honour and PhD in Neuropharmacology from the Bradford University in England.
Prof. Sarah Hui
Prof. Hui has begun her career in Chinese medicine since 1991 and was considered a pioneer in advocating and developing tertiary education of Chinese medicine in Hong Kong. She was the Deputy Director of the School of Chinese Medicine, the University of Hong Kong and was the founder and President of the Hong Kong Academy of Chinese Medicine. Prior to joining HKJCICM, Prof. Hui was member of the company’s Board of Directors from 2005 to 2009. She was also appointed by the HKSAR Government to serve in various councils and committees including Subcommittee on TCM Practitioners of the Preparatory Committee on Chinese Medicine, Preparatory Committee on Chinese Medicine, Chinese Medicine Council, Air Pollution & Waste Disposal Appeal Board (Environment & Food Bureau), Taskforce on Employees’ Compensation Ordinance in relation to the Recognition of Medical Treatment, and Examination and Certification Given by Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner (Labour Department). She is also Advisor of Chinese Medicine Development of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority.
Prof. Hui has assumed office with effect from 11 January 2010. With sophisticated professional background and sound experience in the Chinese Medicine industry, Prof. Hui will lead the team at HKJCICM towards a new phase of development. HKJCICM is a subsidiary of ASTRI, it was set up by the HKSAR Government in 2001 as the local focal point for action and coordination to steer Chinese medicine development.
CityU Chengdu Research Institute and ASTRI sign MOU to strengthen collaboration
[Hong Kong, 2 Dec 2020] With a view to promoting the close collaboration of industry, universities and research institutes within the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area – Sichuan Province”, enhancing the ability of the two areas to transform scientific and technological achievements, promoting the collaborative innovation of science and technology, and jointly creating a technological innovation highland and an important source of emerging industries, the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) and the City University of Hong Kong Chengdu Research Institute (CityUCRI) recently held a signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding (MOU) ...
ASTRI Supports CE’s Policy Address and Welcomes New Initiatives to Bolster Innovation & Technology Development in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area
(Hong Kong, 26 Nov 2020) The Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) has expressed its full support to the Chief Executive’s 2020 Policy Address and welcomed new initiatives in bolstering the development of innovation and technology (I&T) in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area ...
ASTRI enhances functionalities of Smart Pet Dog as an elderly companion and provides medication reminder
[Hong Kong, 22 November 2020] To cater to the needs of the elderly in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area, the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) is developing a smart companion pet dog which can chat in Cantonese and Mandarin and can even remind the elderly to take their medicine when the Bluetooth function is enabled ...
Distinguished leaders share insights on innovation and technology at ASTRI’s 20th anniversary Impact Conference
[Hong Kong, 11 November 2020] The Impact Conference, celebrating Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute’s (ASTRI) 20th anniversary, was successfully held today ...
ASTRI to welcome distinguished speakers to Impact Conference, celebrating 20 years of creating technology for impact
Hong Kong, 5 November 2020] The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) is to present on 11 November the Impact Conference, a full-day webinar which will bring together some of Hong Kong’s pre-eminent thought leaders to discuss how innovations in the technology sector will impact Hong Kong in the near- and long-term, while considering ways in which innovation and tech can make an immediate impact on Hong Kong life amid a global pandemic ...