Course Code: SBMS1101
Course Title: Biomedical Sciences and Society
Unit: 2
Faculty Package / Core / Elective: Core
Concentration Area: Nil
Year of Study: Year 1
Term: 1
Pre-requisit:: Nil
Co-requisite: Nil
Course Coordinator:

Prof CHENG Sze Lok Alfred


Improvements in healthcare are driven by dramatic advances in biomedical sciences. Translational research, accurate health monitoring and effective treatment of diseases have been transforming our lives in so many ways. In this course, distinguished basic and clinician scientists will introduce the recent advancements in their medical disciplines with an emphasis on social impacts. Through field trips to the molecular & diagnostic laboratories in both commercial and clinical settings, the students will also gain insight on how biomedical scientists can contribute to the Hong Kong healthcare community through knowledge, innovation and technology.

Offering Year: 2016/17 onwards

Note: Course details and requirement are to be updated from time to time. Students are advised to visit this website and CUSIS for the most updated information.