Health@INNOHK
Centre for Oncology
and Immunology
Hidden risk factors for cancer in our day-to-day lives have an increasing global impact
The burden of cancer incidence and mortality is rapidly growing worldwide
But cancer cells have developed ways to resist current treatments
Cancer biomarkers are the future of precision-oncology
Our goal at COI is to use biotechnology and genomics to discover new biomarkers
that can be targeted for specific cancers
for precision medicine
COI aims to develop targeted therapeutics in immuno-oncology for cancers that are prevalent in Asia
and to establish Hong Kong as a leader in innovative anti-cancer R&D
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Centre for Oncology and Immunology
Centre for Oncology and Immunology (COI) is co-directed by Professor Tak MAK and Professor Suet Yi LEUNG from HKUMed with the aim to develop innovative therapeutics in immuno-oncology for cancers that are prevalent in Asia and to establish Hong Kong as an international biotechnology hub for therapeutic development.
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Co-Director
Professor Tak MAK
  • Professor, Department of Pathology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
  • Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics and Department of Immunology, University of Toronto
  • Senior Staff Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Managing Director
Professor Suet Yi LEUNG
  • Head, Department of Pathology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
  • Chair of Gastrointestinal Cancer Genetics and Genomics, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
  • YW Kan Professor in Natural Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
  • Director, Centre for PanorOmics Sciences
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InnoHK Launch Ceremony marks milestone in promoting HK’s I&T development

InnoHK Launch Ceremony was held today (May 25) at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP). It marked a milestone in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government's commitment to promoting Hong Kong's innovation and technology (I&T).
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HKUMed research team identifies new drug combo for liver cancer via CRISPR-Cas9 screen

Researchers from LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), have identified a new combination of two drugs to treat liver cancer, expanding treatment options for hepatocellular carcinoma and reducing the risk of drug resistance.
Centre for Oncology and Immunology
Press Release
20 Dec 2021
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Seventeen academics from HKUMed top the list of Highly Cited Researchers of 2021

Prof Tak MAK, co-director of COI was being nominated as one of the “2021 Highly Cited Researchers” in recognition of his exceptional research performance.
Centre for Oncology and Immunology
Press Release
16 Nov 2021
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HKU has the greatest share of nine research laboratories admitted to the Government’s InnoHK Research Clusters

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is playing a leading role in InnoHK, a major initiative of the Hong Kong Government to develop Hong Kong as a hub for global research.
Nine research laboratories, the most among local universities, are established at HKU with a funding of over $3 billion over five years.
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Press Release
14 Oct 2021
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