SCM joined the street carnival - "Heritage Vogue • Hollywood Road" organised by the HKSAR Government on 2 July by setting up a "Hong Kong Baptist University School of Chinese Medicine－Lui Seng Chun" booth to provide health advice and herbal tea to the public for free. To show their support for the efforts of SCM, Professor Clayton Mackenzie, Provost; Professor Rick Wong, Vice-President (Research and Development); Dr. Albert Chau, Vice-President (Teaching and Learning); and Mr. Lam Long-chau, Acting Vice-President (Administration) and Secretary, HKBU went to the carnival and help out herbal tea to the carnival goers, including among others Chief Executive Mrs. Carrie Lam.
On the same day, the programme "Focus Report" of China Central Television (CCTV) broadcast an episode of Hong Kong stories featuring SCM's research project to investigate the effect of the "CKIP-1" gene on bone formation under microgravity conditions in space conducted on board Tianzhou-1, China's first cargo spacecraft. The programme featured an interview of Professor Zhang Ge, Associate Director of Law Sau Fai Institute for Advancing Translational Medicine in Bone and Joint Diseases (TMBJ) and his team members. Please click the link to view the programme:
In addition, at the invitation of the Hong Kong United Youth Association, SCM representatives attended the Hong Kong Youth Music Festival 2017, organised by the Association and Hong Kong Celebrations Association and held in Hong Kong Coliseum on 30 June. Team members of TMBJ's Tianzhou-1 project Dr. Liang Chao, Ms. Wang Luyao, Mr. Chan Chi-leung and Ms. Hilda Cheung were honoured and thrilled to have the opportunity to meet with China's astronauts Mr. Yang Liwei, Mr. Jing Haipeng and Mr. Chen Dong on stage, and presented souvenirs to them.