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One-day Forum: “Better, Safer, and Cheaper Medicine: A 21st Century Mandate”
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Date: 4 November, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00a.m. – 5:30p.m.
Venue: S.H. Ho College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Objective: The objective of the forum is to highlight those scientific advances destined to disrupt the entire supply chain of pharmaceuticals – from discovery to regulation and use. The drivers for change and notable advances in clinical trials, drug discovery, delivery, manufacturing, and regulation will be discussed in the context of the theme of this forum.
|8:30am – 9:00am||Registration|
|9:00am – 9:05am||Welcome Address||Joan Zuo||CUHK|
|9:05am – 9:10am||Introduction of the Forum||Vincent Lee||CUHK|
|Drivers for Change (Chair: Prof. Joan Zuo)|
|9:10am – 9:50am||1. The Role of Genomics and Informatics in Improving the Efficiency of Drug Development||James Creeden||Roche|
|9:50am – 10:30am||2. The Value of Pharmaceuticals in the Twenty-first Century||Stuart O. Schweitzer||UCLA|
|Drug Delivery and Formulation (Chair: Prof. Thomas Lee)|
|10:30am – 11:00am||3. Bringing Out the Old But Powerful Ammunition to Tackle Respiratory Infections Caused by Superbugs||Hak-kim Chan||The University of Sydney|
|11:00am – 11:30am||4. Inhaled Nucleic Acid Therapeutics and Vaccines||Jenny Lam||HKU|
|11:30am – 12:00nn||5. Polymeric Nanocapsules for Loading and Delivery of Naturally Occurring Agents for Tumor Therapy in vitro and in vivo||Khuloud T.
|King’s College London|
|12:00nn – 1:30pm||Lunch
(The Dining Hall, Morningside College)
|Drug Manufacturing (Chair: Dr. Spence Leung)|
|1:30pm – 2:00pm||6. Continuous Manufacturing – A Strategy to Make High Pharmaceutical Quality Affordable||Ajaz S. Hussain||Insight, Advice & Solutions, LLC & NIPTE|
|2:00pm – 2:30pm||7. Next-Generation Biomanufacturing||Arthur C. Hewig||Amgen Inc|
|Drug Regulation (Chair: Dr. Celine Cheng)|
|2:30pm – 3:00pm||8. Interchangeability, Who Decides?: Stakeholders, Regional Perspectives and Principles||Thomas Felix||Amgen Inc|
|3:00pm – 3:30pm||9. Regulation of Drugs, Devices, and Gene and Advanced Cell Therapy in Japan||Mitsuru Hashida||Kyoto University|
|3:30pm – 3:45pm||Break|
|Life Cycle Management (Chair: Prof. Brian Tomlinson)|
|3:45pm – 4:15pm||10. Data Mining and Visualization Techniques For ADME Screening in Early Drug Discovery||Fumiyoshi Yamashita||Kyoto University|
|4:15pm – 4:45pm||11. Herb-drug Interactions: Impact in Therapeutic Outcome of Integrative Medicine||Joan Zuo||CUHK|
|4:45pm – 5:15pm||12. Translation of Orphan Disease Trial Design into General Drug Development||E. Dennis Bashaw||US FDA|
|5:15pm – 5:30pm||Closing Remarks||Vincent Lee||CUHK|
|Date:||November 4, 2017||(Saturday)|
|Time:||8:30a.m. – 5:30p.m.
6:00p.m. – 6:30p.m.
6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m.
7:30p.m. – 9:30p.m.
(White Coat Ceremony)
|Venue:||S.H. Ho College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong|
Time Schedule for Shuttle Bus
|Departure Time||Calls at|
|Period of Operation: 07:45 – 18:45
(1) MTR University Station Exit A => (2) University Sports Centre (S.H. Ho College)
No. 1A / 1B
00 (1B), 20, 40
|Period of Operation: 07:40 – 18:40
(1) MTR University Station Exit A => (2) / (3) University Sports Centre (S.H. Ho College)
|Forum / Dinner Shuttle Bus||08:35
|MTR University Station Exit A => S.H. Ho College|
|Forum / Dinner Shuttle Bus||17:40
|S.H. Ho College => MTR University Station|
- Please arrive at the bus station at least 5 minutes before the departure time.
- Journey Time is around 5 minutes.
Early Bird For Pharmacy Alumni
Deadline: 4 October, 2017
(9:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.)
|White Coat Ceremony & Gala Dinner
(6:00p.m. – 9:30p.m.)
|HKD 1,000||HKD 8,000|
|ALL (Forum & White Coat Ceremony
& Gala Dinner)
|HKD 2,500||HKD 20,000|
|*Registration to the forum is complimentary for current full time CUHK staff and students. (Limited Quota, First-come-first-served)|
- Amgen (Asia) Limited
- Brightfuture Pharmaceutical Laboratories Limited
- Jacobson Medical (Hong Kong) Limited
- Novartis Pharmaceuticals (HK) Limited
- PuraPharm Corporation Limited
- Roche Hong Kong Limited
* A package tailored to the marketing and budget requirements of your organization can be arranged.
To make tentative reservation, please completed the reply slip (PDF) and return by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel: 3943 6831 / Fax: 2603 5295
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Chronic pain is usually defined as persistent pain longer than three months. In a survey, around 10% of Hong Kong population complained of chronic pain, i.e. one out of 10 people is suffering from chronic pain. Chronic pain can induce anxiety, depression or both. The pain may affect their work and daily life and deteriorate their quality of life. In this seminar, we will introduce the definition, casues and treatments of chronic pain. Details are as follows:-
講者： 洪維謙先生(註冊藥劑師) – 香港中文大學藥劑學院校友
Speaker : Mr. Hung Wai Him (Registered Pharmacist) – Alumni of the School of Pharmacy, CUHK
Date : February 5, 2018 (Monday)
Time : 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue : LT1, 7/F, Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK Campus
Language : Cantonese
Target Audience : All CUHK staff and students
Organizing Units: University Health Service and Personnel Office