Joint Hong Kong College of Physicians & Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

Annual Scientific Meeting

11th to 12th October, 2003


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Venue: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building

11th October, 2003 (Saturday)


Symposium title


Lecture title and speakers

2:30 - 3:00 pm


Opening Ceremony

3:00 - 4:00pm

Immunological basis of medical disorders

Professor C.S. Lau


Prof. P.C. Ng

Immunological mechanism of allergy - Dr. A.Y.Y. Wu


Upper and lower respiratory allergy: a common immunological basis? - Dr. T.F. Leung


Pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis - Dr. C.C. Mok


Physiological basis of medical disorders

Dr. Y.W. Mok


Dr. W.H. Lee

Free radicals in adult medicine - Dr. C.M. Ho


ABC of apoptosis in neurological disorders - Dr. P. T. Cheung


Exercise physiology and respiratory medicine - Dr. C.W. Lau

5:00- 5:30 pm

Coffee break

5:30- 6:30 pm

Distinguished research paper award for young investigators 2003

Prof. Raymond Liang

Acetylcysteine for prevention of acute deterioration of renal function following elective coronary angiography and intervention: A randomized controlled trial - Dr. Jay Kay


A major outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong - Dr. Nelson Lee


Albumin stimulates interleukin-8 expression in proximal tubular epithelial cells in vitro and in vivo - Dr. Sydney Tang


Angiogenesis in ischaemic myocardium by intramyocardial autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell implantation - Dr. H.F. Tse

6:30 - 8:00 pm

AGM and Fellowship Conferment Ceremony


8:00 - 8:30 pm


8:30 - 9:30 pm

Annual Dinner and AJS McFadzean Oration

Speaker: Prof. L.C. Tsui (VC, University of Hong Kong)


12th October, 2003 (Sunday)


Symposium title


Lecture title and speakers

9:00- 10:00 am

Best thesis award

Dr. Francis Chow

To be announced

10:00-11:00 am

Vascular basis of medical disorders

Dr. C.S. Chiang


Dr. K. T. Chau


Pathophysiology of primary pulmonary hypertension - Dr. Elaine Chau


Diabetic macro- and microvascular complications - Dr. W.Y. So


Kawasaki disease: vascular basis of acute and long term disease - Dr. L. Y. So

11:00-11:30 am

Gerald Choa Memorial Lecture

Prof. Richard Yu

Prof Arthur Li

11:30-12:00 pm

Sir David Todd Lecture

Prof. Joseph Sung

To be announced

12:00-12:30 pm

Prof. Richard Yu

Therapeutic Partnership in Lipid Management: Better Together - Prof. Klaus von Bergmann (sponsored by MSD)

12:30-1:00 pm

Dr TF Tse

A new insight into Sildenafil and its cardiovascular effects -- Prof. Michael Francis Oˇ¦Rourke (sponsored by Pfizer)

1:00-2:00 pm

Lunch (sponsored by Pfizer)