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Explore the World of Medicine: Public Lecture Series 2017 – Lupus Nephritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

10 JUN 2017

Saturday

Time
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Venue
Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library, Causeway Bay
Explore the World of Medicine: Public Lecture Series 2017 – Lupus Nephritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

To enhance people's understanding on the latest development of cutting-edge medical technology in Hong Kong, and to strengthen the public's knowledge on different health issues as well as enhance their awareness on the prevention of and latest treatments for diseases, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong is co-organising the "Explore the World of Medicine" Public Lecture Series 2017 with the Hong Kong Public Libraries this year.

This is the eleventh consecutive years that this community health education programme has been organised. Comprising a total of eight lectures to be held from March to June and September to December 2017, academics from the Faculty will share their professional knowledge and illustrate their fruits of research in different medical disciplines. 

Details of the lectures are shown as below:

Venue:  Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library, Causeway Bay

Lectures are conducted in Cantonese.

 

Theme Lupus Nephritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Topic 1 Current and Future Therapies for Lupus Nephritis
Speaker

Dr Desmond Yap Yat-hin

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Topic 2 Biologic Therapies in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Are They Worth It?​
Speaker

Professor Lau Chak-sing

Daniel C K Yu Professor in Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

Chair Professor of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Date: June 10, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00am -12:00nn