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The I3Care Center was established following a Tripartite Collaborative Research Agreement signed by the Presidents of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the University of Toronto and University of Utrecht, to promote public health studies while leveraging on the institutions’ individual strengths.


Meetings comprised of joint symposiums and workshops are regularly held to update each other on research progress and findings.


The group released its first paper on a study led by CUHK on the association between breast cancer and late night eating (Breast Cancer Res. 2017 Mar 17;19(1):31. doi: 10.1186/s13058-017-0821-x).

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Elective attachment opportunities are available for medical students outside Hong Kong who intend to broaden their horizons through learning in CUHK. Successful applicants will be provided a 4-week to 8-week period of elective attachment. 

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University Of Toronto Student Participates In SURP

27 Jul 2017

Undergraduate student Sadiya Abdulrabba of University of Toronto is among the 80 students selected to join this year’s Summer Undergraduate Research Programme (SURP) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Under the supervision of Prof Carmen Poon from our Department of Surgery, Sadiya is taking part in a research project on “A Wearable Sensor for Detecting Endoleak in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Patients.” 

 “I have always wanted to visit Hong Kong and SURP provided me the opportunity to do so. I am amazed by how much greenery the city has and the CUHK campus is beautiful. I have met lots of students from all over the world and am enjoying every moment of my stay. I would definitely recommend this programme.”

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