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Prof. Wai-yee CHAN

Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President (Strategic Developments)

Li Ka Shing Professor of Biomedical Sciences

The Chinese University of Hong Kong



Prof. CHAN obtained his BSc in Chemistry from CUHK in 1974 and PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Florida in 1977. In 2009, he established the School of Biomedical Sciences, CUHK and served as the Founding Director and Chair Professor of Biomedical Sciences. He was appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor/Vice President (Strategic Developments) of CUHK in 2018. Currently, Prof. CHAN is Director of Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, CUHK. He is also a member of Hospital Authority Board, Research Grant Council, Shaw Prize Council, and Hong Kong Genome Institute and President of Hong Kong Institution of Science.