SCM and partners in Greater Bay Area establish joint laboratory to push forward research into immunological diseases

26 November 2020


SCM has joined hands with Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, University of Macau and Macau University of Science and Technology along with Guangzhou Youcare Biopharmaceutics Company Limited to establish the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Joint Laboratory for Chinese Medicine and Immunological Disease Research.  This collaborative platform combining clinical, basic and industrial research was over three years in the making before being officially recognised by the Department of Science and Technology of Guangdong Province at the Plaque Presentation Ceremony held on 25 November.  By capitalising on the expanded talent pool and the well-developed infrastructure of all partners, the Joint Laboratory aims to conduct interdisciplinary and innovative research on the prevention and treatment of autoimmune and allergic diseases as well as immune regulation of malignant tumours with Chinese medicine.