Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong SAR, Mrs. Fanny Law, Contracted Doctor of Hospital Authority and Member of the Youth Development Commission, Dr. Chan Po-ling, visited the GIBH CAS on March 30, and discussed with the staff on the construction and development of the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences (GIBH) and Guangzhou Regenerative Medicine and Health Guangdong Laboratory (GRMH-GDL).
Deputy Director of the GRMH-GDL Pei Duanqing, Executive Deputy Secretary General of the GRMH-GDL Committee Hou Hongming, expressed their warm welcome to Mrs. Fanny Law and her companions, and introduced major results achieved by the research teams of the GIBH CAS and the GRMH-GDL. Based on the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), the two sides had in-depth discussions on the layout and progress of science and technology innovations in Guangzhou and Hong Kong relevant to the GBA, and exchanged ideas on the roles that Guangzhou and Hong Kong will play in the development of the GBA and their respective advantages and shortcomings in scientific research, especially in the field of biomedicine. Fanny Law specially invited several young doctors from Hong Kong to the delegation for thorough communication with GRMH-GDL researchers on hot topics of research and talent policies of the GBA, facilitating timely exchange of ideas and mutual learning between young research talents. Director Pei expressed his gratitude to Mrs. Law for her support and assistance to the construction of the GIBH CAS Hong Kong Center during her tenure as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks. As for the layout of the GRMH-GDL, he also shared the Laboratory's intention to work with Hong Kong universities on building high-end international hospitals in the Nansha Free Trade Zone, Guangzhou.
Deputy Director of the Department of Basic Research and International Cooperation of the GRMH-GDL, Qin Dajiang, GRMH-GDL Researcher Chen Jiekai and Zheng Hui attended the discussion.