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Health Research Symposium 2019


Programme Book and Presentation Slides

Keynote Lectures:
  • Towards Precision Medicine (Abstract)
  • Genomic Study on Molecular Pathways of Cancer Development and its Relevance to Cancer Precision Medicine (Abstract)
  • Observational Data for Biomedical Discovery (Abstract) (Slides)
  • Data Analytics & Applications in Hong Kong Hospital Authority: Past, Present & Future (Abstract)

Parallel Sessions:

1 - Health and Health Services

  • Promoting Alcohol-related Attitudinal and Behavioural Change amongst Adolescents through Internet Intervention: A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial (Abstract)
  • Promoting Mental Well-being of Pregnant Women with Mindfulness-based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP): A Randomized Controlled Trial in Hong Kong (Abstract)
  • The Health Effects of Traffic-related Air Pollution in Hong Kong School Children (Abstract)
  • Improving Running Biomechanics Prevents Injury in Novice Runners (Abstract)
  • A Randomised Controlled Trial on Perioperative Elderly Patients Undergoing Colorectal Cancer Surgery with Enhanced Geriatric Input ( Abstract)
  • Cost and Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Renal Replacement Therapy Modalities for Patients with End-stage Renal Disease in Hong Kong: Comparison between Peritoneal Dialysis and Haemodialysis ( Abstract)
  • A Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluating Efficacy of a Psychological Intervention Based on Commonsense Model in Improving Mental Health and Self-care among Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients ( Abstract)
  • Relationship between Chronic Inflammation and Vitamin D Level to Prevalent and Incident Frailty in Older Adults ( Abstract)
2 - Advanced Medical Research
  • Detection of Methylated Septin 9 DNA in Blood for Diagnosis, Prognosis and Surveillance of Patients with Colorectal Cancer (Abstract)
  • A Randomised Controlled Trial of Bilateral Movement-based Computer Games Training to Improve Motor Function of Upper Limb and Quality of Life in Sub-acute Stroke Patients (Abstract) (Slides)
  • Identifying the Genetic Causes Underlying Prenatally-diagnosed Structural Congenital Anomalies (SCAs) by Whole-exome Sequencing (WES) (Abstract)
  • Cone Rescue in Retinitis Pigmentosa by the Treatment of Lycium barbarum (Abstract)
3 - Health Promotion
  • A Multi-centre Peer Support Program for Type 2 Diabetes Patients in Hong Kong (Abstract) (Slides)
  • Promoting Smoking Cessation for Female Smokers in Hong Kong through Training Female Youth Smoking Cessation and Reduction Ambassadors (Abstract)
  • Development of Multimedia Interventions to Promote Breast Cancer Prevention among South Asian Women in Hong Kong (Abstract)
  • Baby Boomers at the Gate: Creating a Path to Healthy and Productive Aging using Information and Communication Technology (Abstract)

4 - Infectious Diseases

  • Treatment of Severe Influenza A Infection with Celecoxib: A Double Blind Randomised Controlled Trial (Abstract) (Slides)
  • Impact of Antiviral Therapy on Treatment Options and Outcome in Hepatitis B Virus Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Abstract)
  • Real-time Estimation of the Severity of Influenza Viruses (Abstract
  • Potential Cost-effectiveness of Herpes Zoster Vaccination for Older Adults in Hong Kong (Abstract) (Slides)
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  • The Causal Role of Adiponectin and Triglycerides in Ischemic Heart Diseases Using a Separate Sample Mendelian Randomization Analysis from Publicly Available Data (Abstract) (Slides)
  • Photoacoustic Molecular Imaging of Osteoarthritic Pain – A Proof-of-concept Study (Abstract) (Slides)
Abstracts of Poster Presentation ( Part 1) ( Part 2)



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