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Cardiac-Flow: A Precise yet Super-Efficient Diagnosis System for Coronary Artery Disease Based on Deep Learning and Computational Fluid Dynamics

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Jing QIN
Co-I: Prof. Jing CAI, Prof. Qiang XU, Prof. Ruqiong NIE , Prof. Xiaopei LIU, Prof. Xiao KE, Dr Ming Yen NG, Dr Qi DOU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Innovation and Technology Fund - Midstream Research

Total Grant: HK$4,874,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-21 


Effects of using a consumer-grade wearable device with biofeedback and brief mindfulness training for stress reduction in family caregivers of people with dementia: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Pui Kin KOR
Co-I: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU, Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG, Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Yuen Tung LAM, Dr Gary CHEUNG 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK$400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-21


Effects of a Nurse-led transitional rehabilitation programme (4Cs-TBuRP) for adult burn survivors: A randomised controlled trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG 
Co-I: Jonathan BAYUO 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Sigma Small Grants

Total Grant: HK$38,880

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-21 


Effects of a structured, family-supported, and patient-centred advance care planning on end-of-life decision making among palliative patients and their family members: A randomized controlled trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yin Ping LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Siu Yin CHING, Dr Raymond S.K. LO, Prof. Helen Yue-lai CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$911,220

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-21


Development and evaluation of the social participation intervention program for retirees

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I: Prof. JUN-E LIU, Ms Jiagui LIANG 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Joint Supervision Scheme with the Chinese Mainland, Taiwan and Macao Universities - Other Chinese Mainland, Taiwan and Macao Universities

Total Grant: HK$180,600

Commencement Date: 17-May-21 


Effectiveness of the professional-led support programme using a mobile application versus phone advice on patients at risk of coronary heart disease – A randomized controlled trial (Phase 2)

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Mi Ling Eliza WONG
Co-I: Dr Yin Pin LEUNG, Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG, Dr Ching LAM, Dr Lap Yip Larry LEE, Dr Shuk Yee KO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Nam Kee Spring Roll Noodle Co. Ltd

Total Grant: HK$590,000

Commencement Date: 3-May-21 


A pilot study to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of telecare consultation in nurse-led post-acute stroke clinic

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kwan Ching WONG
Co-I: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG, Dr Wah Kuen TONG, Ms Wah Chun LI, Mr Man King KWONG, Ms Wai Yan KWOK

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK$400,000

Commencement Date: 1-May-21


A Music-with-movement Exercise Program for Community-dwelling Older Adults Suffering from Chronic Pain: a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
Rep. Co-PI / PC: Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE
Co-I: Prof. Sheung Mei Shamay NG, Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Chau Wai Elsie YAN, Miss Shuk Kwan TANG 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK$249,499

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-21


Data-Driven Intelligence towards Early Diagnosis and Treatment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Investigators Name:

Rep. Co-PI: Prof. Kup Sze CHOI
Co-PI: Dr Yuen Yi Cynthia LAI
Co-I: Dr Yuan CAO, Dr Ho Yin LAI, Dr Hiu Fung NG, Dr Connie SUNG, Prof. Jiannong CAO, Prof. Zhaohong DENG, Prof. Ping LI, Prof. Wai Kwong MAN, Prof. Murray MAYBERY, Prof. Ho Keung David SHUM

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Project of Strategic Importance

Total Grant: HK$2,000,000

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-21


An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – Caregiver Support Program (ACT-CSP) for Family Caregivers of Patients Receiving Palliative Care: A Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yin Ping LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Huilin CHENG, Dr See-kit LO, Dr Yim Wah MAK, Ms Wai Yin Ellen KU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$146,000

Commencement Date: 1-Feb-21


Effects of mHealth on promoting self-care health management among older adults in the community: A 3-arm randomized controlled trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwan Ching WONG
Co-I: Mr Siu Man WONG, Ms Kit Sum Karen CHOW, Prof. Kam Yuet WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: NICHE Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$112,844

Commencement Date: 4-Jan-21


Exploring the feasibility of simulation-based education on undergraduate students’ palliative care communication: Innovating a practice-based theory approach

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Engle Angela CHAN
Co-I: Dr Ka Pik Katherine CHANG, Dr Pui Man CHUNG, Dr Eleni SIOUTA, Dr Yuen Man SIU, Ms Ping Kit Kitty WONG, Prof. Ann Marie RAFFERTY, Prof. Diana SLADE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$631,984

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-21


Development and validation of a holistic health literacy scale for family caregivers of older people

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Pui Kin KOR
Co-I: Dr Ching LAM, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG, Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU, Ms Ka Ching LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: NICHE Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$117,591

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-21


Evaluation of a 25-day Home-based, Multisensory Cognitive Stimulation Program for the People with Dementia and Their Family Caregivers

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Pui Kin KOR
Co-I: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Yiu Cho KWAN, Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG, Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU, Dr Yan LI, Miss Tsz Kiu Clare YU, Ms Mo King Joan HON

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Mr Ma Kam Wah

Total Grant: HK$60,000

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-20


香港中醫醫院中醫護理培訓研究

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yuen Shan HO
Co-I: Dr Cheuk Wing AU, Dr Engle Angela CHAN, Dr Huilin CHENG, Dr Cheuk Chi Teris CHEUNG, Dr Ching LAM, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Dr Wing Fai YEUNG, Ms Jessica Yuet Ling CHING, Ms Mei Yi HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Chinese Medicine Development Fund

Total Grant: HK$890,300

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-20


Evaluation of the filtering efficiency, fit rate and mask usability of two newly developed N95 respirators

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Ching LAM
Co-I: Ms Suk Ki HO, Miss Ka Yan KO, Mr Kam Hung LAI, Ms Wing Yee NG, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Dr Yiu Wan YIP

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Vannex International Ltd

Total Grant: HK$543,720

Commencement Date: 5-Nov-20


A Stand-alone Therapeutic Music-with-Movement Programme for People with Cognitive Impairment

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG
Co-I: Dr Hok Man HO, Miss Yuen Wah HO, Dr Kam Yuk Claudia LAI Ir, Dr Hiu Fung Alan LAM, Dr Jing QIN 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living

Total Grant: HK$5,362,643

Commencement Date: 1-Nov-20


Blended Gaming COVID-19 Training System (BGCTS) with WHO Guidelines for Staff in Residential Care Homes: A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Ching LAM, Dr Yin Ping LEUNG, Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU, Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE, Dr Mi Ling Eliza WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$1,276,732

Commencement Date: 1-Oct-20


Establishment of testing laboratory and investigation of the trends of quality of filtering facemask during and after the COVID-19

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Ching LAM
Co-I: Ms Suk Ki HO, Prof. Chi Wai KAN, Miss Ka Yan KO, Dr Kit Hang SIU, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hip Seng Quality Advancement Centre Company Limited

Total Grant: HK$4,722,000

Commencement Date: 1-Oct-20


Development and Validation of the Exercise Fit Test (EFT) for Adolescents with Cancer

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Ka Wai Katherine LAM
Co-I: Prof. Chi Fung Godfrey CHAN, Ms Sau Ying CHIU, Dr Ka Yan HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$122,000

Commencement Date: 7-Sep-20


Reach out the drug abusers-establishing a community-based network through training Anti-Drug Ambassadors

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Ka Yan HO
Co-I: Ms Shara HO, Dr Ka Wai Katherine LAM, Mr Tak Fai TONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Beat Drugs Fund Regular Funding Scheme

Total Grant: HK$498,137

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-20


A Health-social Partnership Programme for Improving Health Self-management of Community-dwelling Older Adults: A Hybrid Effectiveness-implementation Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kwan Ching WONG
Co-I: Ms Karen CHOW, Prof. Kam Yuet WONG, Prof. Martin Chi Sang WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$146,000

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-20


A Brief Hope Intervention to Increase Hope Level and Decrease Stress Level of Parents with Children with Medical Complexity in the Community? A Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yuk Yin LAM
Co-I: Dr Kitty CHAN, Ms Mei Chi Jacqueline HO, Dr Yin Ping LEUNG, Prof. Kam Yuet WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$129,410mencement Date: 1-Sep-20


The Secrets of Healthy Near-centenarians and Centenarians in Hong Kong: How Well are They Ageing

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU
Co-I: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Chung Lim Vico CHIANG, Dr Pui Kin KOR, Dr Yiu Cho KWAN, Dr LEE Hong, Dr Ka Lai Shirley LO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Sik Sik Yuen

Total Grant: HK$600,000

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-20


Disinfection and Reuse of Face Masks in Community Setting during COVID-19 Epidemic: An Experimental Study Design

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Ching LAM
Co-I: Dr Kit Hang SIU, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: New World Construction Company Limited

Total Grant: HK$502,202

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-20


Symptom Clusters in Hong Kong Chinese Children with Blood Cancer: A Longitudinal Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Ka Yan HO
Co-I: Prof. Godfrey Chi Fung CHAN, Ms Sau Ying CHIU, Dr Ka Wai Katherine LAM

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK$400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-20


Investigation of Happiness Index and its Explanatory Model in Hong Kong: Repeated Cross-sectional Studies

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Ching LAM
Co-I: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Hok Man HO, Ms Cho Nga SIU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Wofoo Foundation Limited (Collaborative)

Total Grant: HK$300,000

Commencement Date: 31-Mar-20


Assessing Agitation in Individuals with Dementia Using Wearable Multimodal Physiological Sensors: A Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG
Co-I: Prof. Frank Youhua CHEN, Dr Theo FORTIS, Dr Yiu Cho KWAN, Dr Ching LAM, Prof. Chou Kee LEE, Dr Leonard Kin-Man POON

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK$400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-20


Effectiveness of the Nurse-led Support Programme Using a Mobile Application Versus Telephone Advice on Patients at Risk of Coronary Heart Disease - A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Mi Ling Eliza WONG
Co-I: Dr Shuk Yee KO, Dr Ching LAM, Dr Lap Yip Larry LEE, Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG, Dr Yin Ping LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Nam Kee Noodle Foundation Ltd

Total Grant: HK$270,000

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-20


Investigation of Happiness Index in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area in Southern China: Three Phases Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Ching LAM
Co-I: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Yun GAO, Dr Ning LAU, Dr Yim Wah MAK, Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE, Ms Janny XIE, Prof. Ying ZHOU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Shih Wing Ching Foundation Limited (Donation)

Total Grant: HK$75,000

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-20


Effects of a Video-based mHealth Program for the Homebound Older Adults: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwan Ching WONG
Co-I: Ms Kit Sum Karen CHOW, Prof. Kam Yuet WONG, Mr Siu Man WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: NICHE Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$119,865

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-20


Intelligent Recognition of Movement Intention with Brain-Computer Interface for Lower-limb Rehabilitation

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kup Sze CHOI
Co-I: Dr Zhaohong DENG, Dr Nai Kuen FONG, Dr Shuang LIANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$528,999

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-20


Patient-specific Planning and Intraoperative Guidance System for Precise Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion via Weakly-supervised Deep Learning, Perception-aware Visualization, and Context-driven Touchless Interaction

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Jing QIN
Co-I: Prof. Kup Sze CHOI, Prof. Chi Wing FU, Prof. Pui Wai LEE, Prof. Tien Tsin WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$528,999

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-20


Virtual Reality Motor-cognitive Training for Older People with Cognitive Frailty

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yiu Cho KWAN
Co-I: Dr Nai Kuen FONG, Prof. Kam Yuk Claudia LAI, Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU, Ms Shuk Kan Olive SIN, Dr Jing QIN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living

Total Grant: HK$2,537,500

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-20


Zero-time Exercise - Integrating Exercise into Daily Life Activity at No Extra Time and Cost to Improve Sleep in Physically Inactive Adults with Insomnia Disorder: a Randomized Controlled Trial with Mixed-method Process Evaluation

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Wai Fai YEUNG
Co-I: Dr Ka Fai CHUNG, Prof. Tai Hing LAM, Dr Yuen Kwan LAI, Dr Lai-ming HO, Prof. Yan-Yee HO, Dr Yuen Shan HO, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$827,372

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-20


Culture, Langnage Competence and Mental Health Literacy: A Qualitative Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Amoah Padmore A., Ms Karrie C. H. CHAN, Prof. Wing Leung LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK $236,589

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-19


Effects of mHealth on Promoting Self-care Health Management among Older Adults in the Community: A 3-arm Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK $100,000

Commencement Date: 11-Nov-19


Enhancing the Resilience of Parents by Understanding their Perceptions, Behaviour, Attitudes, and Experiences related to Cancer and its Treatment of their Child

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Oi Kwan CHUNG
Co-I: Prof. Godfrey CHAN, Dr Ho Cheung William LI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Nov-19


Good Dyadic Relationship between Couple with One Having Mild Cognitive Impairment: a Q-methodology

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG
Co-I: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON, Dr Hok Man HO, Dr Wing Ka Grace HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: NICHE Research Grant

Total Grant: HK $111,000

Commencement Date: 1-Oct-19


Electromoxibustion and Knee Health Education for Knee Osteoarthritis in Older Adults

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wing Fai YEUNG
Co-I: Dr Cheuk Chi Teris CHEUNG, Dr Yuen Shan HO, Dr Doris Y LEUNG, Dr Chun Lung SO, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Yan Chai Hospital (Collaborative)

Total Grant: HK $77,080

Commencement Date: 15-Sep-19


Individualized Music Playlist Based on ISO-Principle for De-escalating Agitation of People Living with Dementia: a Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG
Co-I: Dr Xue BAI, Dr Hok Man Ken HO, Mr Kam Hung LAI, Prof. Wing Leung LAI, Dr Hong LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK $250,000

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-19


Self-Administered Acupressure for Knee Osteoarthritis in Middle- and Older-aged Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wing Fai YEUNG
Co-I: Dr Shuk-ting Denise CHEUNG, Mr Tsz-chung CHONG, Dr Lai-ming HO, Dr Yuen Shan HO, Prof Li-xing LAO, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Dr King-ho Carlos WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK $1,194,640

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-19


A Multicentre Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effectiveness of a Lifestyle Intervention Programme Using Mobile Application Vs Booklet for Adults with Metabolic Syndrome

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Mi Ling Eliza WONG
Co-I: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG, Dr Yin Ping LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK $1,254,142

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-19


Validation and Acceptability of the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool: A Holistic Needs Screening Scale for Routine use in Hong Kong Palliative Care Settings

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Huilin CHENG
Co-I: Dr Ching LAM, Dr Yin Ping LEUNG, Dr Andrew Luk LEUNG, Ms Ko Po SHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Nethersole Institute of Continuing Holistic Health Education (NICHE)

Total Grant: HK $101,464

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-19


Self-applied Acupressure for Arthralgia-fatigue-sleep Disturbance Symptom Cluster in Breast Cancer Survivors Receiving Aromatase Inhibitors: a Preliminary Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Huilin CHENG
Co-I: Dr Sharon CHAN, Ms So Ying LAU, Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS, Dr Jing Yu TAN, Mr Hon Fat WONG, Dr Wing Fai YEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $164,300

Commencement Date: 30-Jun-19


Understanding Needs of Paediatric Patients with Life-Limiting Diseases: Towards a Model of Paediatric Palliative Care

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Dr Cheong-wai Stephen CHAN, Dr Chi-hang Assunta HO, Ms Mei Chi Jacqueline HO, Dr Po-yee Lilian LEE, Ms Wai-yee Susanna LEE, Dr Chak-ho Rever LI, Prof Chi-kong LI, Dr Kwing-wan TSUI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK $565,725

Commencement Date: 15-Jun-19


“Mind Space 精神健康體驗館” - The Castle Peak Hospital Mental Health Experience Museum - An Initial Service Evaluation

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON
Co-I: Dr Wing Ka Grace HO, Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Ms Jolene MUI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $149,764

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-19


The Effectiveness on Healthy Eating and Weight Management by Body Composition Assessment and Smart-phone Based Counselling Among Middle-aged Hong Kong Chinese: A 6-month Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yaojie XIE
Co-I: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN, Dr Qianling ZHOU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-19


Could Graduating Nurses of the Undergraduate Programme Embrace Caring Communication in Palliative Care? A Mixed-methods Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Engle Angela CHAN
Co-I: Dr Ka Pik Katherine CHANG, Dr Pui Man CHUNG, Ms Ko Po SHAN, Ms Ping Kit Kitty WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Nethersole Institute of Continuing Holistic Health Education (NICHE)

Total Grant: HK $120,000

Commencement Date: 1-May-19


Development and Validation of the Typologies of Response to Adversities Questionnaire (TRAQ)

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wing Ka Grace HO
Co-I: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON, Dr Yim Wah MAK, Prof. Ko Ling Edward CHAN, Prof. Thanos KARATZIAS, Dr Philip HYLAND

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $132,300

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-19


A couple-based interpersonal psychotherapy on postnatal depression and family sense of coherence: a randomized controlled trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Fei Wan NGAI
Co-I: Dr Kwok-yin LEUNG, Prof. Ling Ling GAO, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $1,104,700

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-19


A longitudinal investigation of migraine features and cardiovascular risk profile: initiatives for establishing a cohort of general Hong Kong Chinese women

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yaojie XIE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: RGC Early Career Scheme

Total Grant: HK $913,705

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-19


Feasibility of Using Smartphone to Measure Gait and Life-space in Older People With Mild Cognitive Impairment

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yiu Cho KWAN
Co-I: Kee Lee CHOU, Dr Kup Sze CHOI, Dr Hong LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for GRF Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $200,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-19


Intelligent Dementia Risk Prediction System with Community Health Profile of Elderly

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kup Sze CHOI
Co-I: Dr Yiu Cho KWAN, Dr Jing QIN, Dr Guanjin WANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: ITF-MRP

Total Grant: HK$3,607,120

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-19


The Impact of Video Gaming on Cognitive Functioning of People with Schizophrenia (GAME-S)

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON
Co-I: Prof. Maritta Anneli VAELIMAEKI, Dr Hing Chiu Charles CHANG, Dr Eric CHEUNG, Dr Tella LANTTA, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Simon Sai-Yu LUI, Dr Matias PALVA, Dr Satu PALVA, Mrs Jolene MUI, Mr Dan YU, Prof. Min YANG, Prof. Kay Yan Benjamin YEE 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$1,161,999

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-19


Towards Patient-specific Planning and Intraoperative Guidance for Ultrasound-guided Interventions via Deep Learning, Visualization, and Physically-based Modeling Techniques

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Jing QIN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for GRF Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $200,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-19

Mobility, Well-being and Community Participation Among People with Depression: Geographically-explicit Ecological Momentary Assessment (GEMA)

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Maritta Anneli VAELIMAEKI
Co-I: Dr Kup Sze CHOI, Dr Yiu Cho KWAN, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Sau Fong LEUNG, Dr Man Sing WONG, Dr Lin YANG, Nina GAREVIK, Mathilda HEDLUND LINBERG, Mr Man Hon CHUNG, Mats Owe SAMUELSSON, Maria WILANDER

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental Earnings, SN

Total Grant: HK $108, 557

Commencement Date: 21-Dec-18


Predictors of Adherence to Infection Control Practice of Health Care Workers in Residential Care Homes: a Sequential Exploratory Mixed Methods Design

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Ching LAM
Co-I: Dr Huilin CHENG, Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG, Dr Yin Ping LEUNG, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Prof. Doris S.F. YU 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-18


Effectiveness of a Novel Self-disinfecting Coating for Inactivation of Healthcare-associated Pathogens and Environmental Decontamination in the Healthcare Setting

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Margaret May O'DONOGHUE
Co-I: Dr. Christopher LAI, Dr Kit Hang SIU, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Dr. Dominic NC TSANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Ecolab Healthcare ANZ

Total Grant: HK $177,608

Commencement Date: 14-Aug-18


An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Professional-supported Problem-solving-based Self-learning Program for Family Carers of People with Recent-onset Psychosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON, Ms Shuk Yi CHAN, Ms Lai King YIP, Prof Thanos KARATZIAS, Prof Dan I. LUBMAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK $697,060

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-18


Self-administered Acupressure for Insomnia Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wing Fai YEUNG
Co-I: Dr Ka-Fai CHUNG, Dr Fiona Yan-Yee HO, Dr Lai-Ming HO, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Prof Li-Xing LAO, Prof Zhang-Jin ZHANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK $836,360

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-18


Effectiveness of a Peer-Led Pain Management Program in Relieving Chronic Pain and Enhancing Pain Self-Efficacy Among Older Adults: Clustered Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE
Co-I:Dr Xue BAI, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Raymond See-kit LO, Dr Sheung Mei Shamay NG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK $1,044,390

Commencement Date: 3-Jul-18


SurViTK: Development of a Software Toolkit for Automated Surgical Video Analysis via Advanced Recurrent Neural Networks

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Jing QIN
Co-I: Dr Kup Sze CHOI, Dr. Jingjing HU, Dr. Liping LIU, Prof. Jeremy Yuen-Chun TEOH

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: ITF - ITSP - Tier 3

Total Grant: HK$1,854,956

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-18


Effects of a Modified Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Family Caregivers of People with Dementia in Stress Reduction: a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Mr Pui Kin KOR
Co-I: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU, Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Sigma Theta Tau International

Total Grant: HK $39,150

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-18


What is a "Good Parent" in Hong Kong? A Q-Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wing Ka Grace HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-18


Investigating the Effects of Electroacupuncture on Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: A Preclinical Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yuen Shan HO
Co-I: Dr Raymond Chuen-Chung CHANG, Dr Gordon Tin Chun WONG, Dr Wing Fai YEUNG, Prof Hong Qi ZHANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$1,198,000

Commencement Date: 2-May-18


Enhancing the Physical Activity Levels of Community-dwelling Older People with Frailty through an Exercise Intervention with or without a Wearable Activity Tracker (WAT)-based Intervention: a Feasibility and Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU
Co-PI: Dr Xue BAI
Co-I: Dr Yiu Cho KWAN, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Yuen Man SIU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK $239,600

Commencement Date: 16-Apr-18


Feasibility of Self-Administered Auricular Acupressure Integrated with Mobile Device Reminders for Weight Reduction

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN
Co-I: Dr King Yip CHENG, Dr Yuen Shan HO, Dr Matthew Chin Heng CHUA, Dr Wenru WANG, Dr Wing Fai YEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $139,120

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-18


Building Resilience Among Nursing Students: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Siu Yin CHING
Co-I: Dr Kin CHEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $148,230

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-18


Economic Evaluation on an Enhanced Post-discharge Home-based Care Program (EHP) to Improve the Quality of Life for Stroke Survivors in Harbin China

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-PI: Dr Shao Ling WANG
Co-I: Ms Li Jie WU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Nurses Training & Education Foundation Limited

Total Grant: HK $160,000

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-18


Effects of Indoor Environmental Factors on Influenza Like Illness in the Older
Population of Hong Kong - Phase II Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Lin YANG
Co-I: Dr Yim Wah MAK, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $122,450

Commencement Date: 1-Feb-18


Integrating e-Health Technology into a Life Style Intervention Programme on Exercise Behavior, Depression and Quality of Life in Soon-To-Be Aged Adult with Metabolic Syndrome -A Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Mi Ling Eliza WONG
Co-I: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Feb-18


Partnership with the Community to Improve the Psychosocial Well-being of People with Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment, and their Caregivers with Music Interventions: an Effectiveness-Implementation Cluster Randomized Clinical Trials

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG
Co-I: Mr Daniel LAI, Miss Yuen Wah HO, Prof. Claudia Kam Yuk LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Ho Cheung Shuk Yuen Charitable Foundation

Total Grant: HK $1,354,502

Commencement Date: 1-Feb-18


An Enhanced Post-discharge Home-based Care Program (EHP) to Improve the Quality of Life for Stroke Survivors in Harbin China: a Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

Rep Co-PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Dr Shao Ling WANG, Co-I: Li Jie WU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: T.S. Lo Foundation

Total Grant: HK $250,000

Commencement Date: 3-Jan-18


A couple-based Interpersonal Psychotherapy on Postnatal Depression and Family Sense of Coherence: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Fei Wan NGAI
Co-I: Dr Ling Ling GAO, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for GRF Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-18


Alleviating Caregivers' Stress through an E-painting Mobile Application: A Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Cheuk Chi Teris CHEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for GRF Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-18


Computer-Assisted Precise Partial Nephrectomy Using Advanced Deep Learning, Visualization, and Physically-Based Modeling Techniques

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Jing QIN
Co-I: Dr Kup Sze CHOI, Mr Hon-Ming WONG, Prof. Pheng-Ann HENG, Prof. Yuen Chun Jeremy TEOH

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $550,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-18


Determining the Role of Acupuncture in the Modulation of Peripheral Oxidative Stress in Patients with Insomnia: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Wing Fai YEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: RGC Early Career Scheme

Total Grant: HK $735,971

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-18


Development of an Interactive Planning and Prediction System for Patient-Specific Precise Shock Wave Lithotripsy via Advanced Deep Learning and Physically-based Modeling Techniques

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Jing QIN
Co-I: Dr Kup Sze CHOI, Dr Tin Cheung YING, Prof. Chi-Fai NG, Prof. Yuen-Chun Jeremy TEOH

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: ITF - ITSP - Tier 3

Total Grant: HK $1,718,198

Commencement Date: 1-Feb-18


Evaluation of an Individualized Exercise Programme Plus Behavioural Change Enhancement Strategies for Managing General Fatigue in Community-Dwelling Frail Older People: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU
Co-I: Dr Parco Ming-fai SIU, Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Prof. Keith HILL

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $853,463

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-18


Migraine Features and Cardiovascular Risk Profile in Hong Kong Chinese Women: a Prospective Cohort Study: a Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yaojie XIE
Co-I: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN, Dr Qi SUN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for ECS Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-18


Neuroprotective Effects of Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 on Air-pollutant Induced Cytotoxicity

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yuen Shan HO
Co-I: Dr CC Raymond CHANG, Dr Suk Yu YAU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for GRF Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-18


Post-chemotherapy Symptom and Management on Cancer Survivors

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Choi Wan CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for ECS Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-18


Stress Alleviating Mobile Application for Caregivers (SAMAC): A Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Zarina Nahar KABIR

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental Earnings

Total Grant: HK $207,600

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-18


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Dyadic Intervention for People with Dementia and Caregivers

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for ECS Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date: 18-Dec-17


The Use of Persuasive Technology to Promote Moderate-vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) through Habitual Brisk Walking in the Free-living Environment of the Older People with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): A Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yiu Cho KWAN
Co-I: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Kup Sze CHOI, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-17


Proteome Signature of Intervertebral Disc in Mice with Normal Lumbar Development and Age-dependent Degeneration

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wai Man YUEN
Co-I: Dr Chuen LAM, Dr Shing Shun Tony TO, Dr Wai Nam TSANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for GRF Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date:15-Nov-17


The Habits and Attitudes of Video Gaming and Information Technology Use Among Persons with Schizophrenia in Hong Kong: a Survey and Feasibility study

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Maritta Anneli VAELIMAEKI
Co-I: Mr Tsun William CHOI, Dr Tella LANTTA, Ms Virve PEKURINEN, Mr Kin Sun Dan YU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Fund for GRF Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date: 15-Nov-17


Understanding Positive Youth Development among the Ethnic Minority Adolescents in Hong Kong: Using a Mixed-method Approach

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Chung Yee Zenobia CHAN
Co-I: Dr Man Sze MA

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK $300,000

Commencement Date: 18-Oct-17


Project on Medication Adherence and Health Literacy - Part 2

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Tak Yin LAU, Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU, Ms Shuk Man Sylvia TING

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Housing Society

Total Grant: HK $100,000

Commencement Date: 18-Sep-17


Collaborative Learning in the Global Classroom - Widening the Horizon

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Engle Angela CHAN
Co-I: Prof. Christine KUMLIEN, Prof. Elisabeth CARLSON, Ms Marie STENBERG, Mr Kam Hung LAI, Mr Kwan Ching WONG, Ms Pui Sze CHAN, Ms Suk Ki HO, Dr Doris Y LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK $181,572

Commencement Date: 4-Sep-17


Developing User-centered Treatment Culture to Prevent Patient Aggressive Events in Psychiatric Hospitals

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Maritta Anneli VAELIMAEKI
Co-I: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON, Dr Chung Yee Zenobia CHAN, Dr Cheuk Chi Teris CHEUNG, Dr Tella Jemina LANTTA, Dr Wai Kit WONG, Ms Glendy IP, Ms Jolene MUI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-17


Teaching and Learning Experiences of an Interprofessional Education Programme for Undergraduate Students in Health and Social Care Disciplines

Investigators Name:
Rep Co-PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-PI: Prof.Yuk Chung CHAN
Co-I: Dr Kitty CHAN, Dr Shu Kei CHENG, Dr Wing Sze Josephine LAU, Dr Sze Ming Samuel LEUNG, Dr Chung-Ying LIN, Dr Veronika SCHOEB MEZZANOTTE AMAT, Dr Shing Shun Tony TO, Dr Yu Lok WONG, Mr Ho Ming CHUNG, Mr Yip Kuen Eddie HAI, Mr Shu Po SHIU, Mr Kwan Ching WONG, Ms Wai Shan CHAN, Ms Mei Chi Jacqueline HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK $114,254

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-17


Sensor-based Stress Monitoring and Alleviating (SbSMA) System for Enhancing Caregiving in Dementia: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Andrew LT CHAN, Dr Chung Wai James CHEUNG, Dr Yiu Cho KWAN, Dr Wai Nam TSANG, Dr Chau Wai Elsie YAN, Dr Wai Man YUEN, Ms Ka Lai Shirley LO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 15-Aug-17


Validation Study of the Chinese Version of Children's ChronoType Questionnaire and Agreement Rates Between Different Measures for Children's Sleep Patterns

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wing Fai YEUNG
Co-I: Dr Ka-Fai CHUNG, Dr Yuen Shan HO, Dr Regina Lai Tong LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $399,975

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-17


Towards Precise Planning and Prediction of Shock Wave Lithotripsy via Advanced Causality Discovery Modelling, Machine Learning and Virtual Reality

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Jing QIN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-17


Association of Green Space with Quality of Life and Health Status of Neighborhood Residents: A Mix-method Research Project

Investigators Name:
Rep Co-PI: Dr Lin YANG
Co-PI: Dr Yuen Man SIU, Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Dr Ka Pik Katherine CHANG, Dr Yuen Shan HO, Dr Man Sing WONG, Dr Yan Yan Fiona WONG, Dr Lai Har WU, Dr Wai Man YUEN, Dr Linwei TIAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK $1,000,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-17


Promoting Mental Health Literacy in Aging: Identifying Depressive Symptoms Through Photos

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Pui Hing CHAU, Ms Angel Fung-man CHAN, Ms Wai Ming TAM, Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health Care & Promotion Fund (Seed Funding)

Total Grant: HK $493,863

Commencement Date: 1-May-17


Healthy Families Healthy Minds

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Chung Lim Vico CHIANG
Co-I: Dr Wing Ka Grace HO, Dr Yim Wah MAK, Mr Kwok Kai Benson CHAN, Ms Sin Yee Petsy CHOW, Ms Siu Ling Ivy LEUNG, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health Care and Promotion Fund

Total Grant: HK $267,000

Commencement Date: 1-May-17


Clustering Clinical Profile, Exploring Patient-reported Symptoms and their Relationships with Inflammatory Biomarkers and Clinical Prognostic Data in Febrile Neutropenic Patients with Hematological Disorders

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Choi Wan CHAN
Co-I: Dr Hong LEE, Dr Kwok-kuen LEE, Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 1-May-17


Relationship between Physical Fitness, Cardio-vascular Risk, Recovery of Mental Illness and Quality of Life among People with Severe Mental Illness in Hong Kong

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK $150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-17


Laughter Yoga for Improving Depression, Anxiety and Stress in People Diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder: A Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON
Co-I: Dr Kin CHEUNG, Dr Sau Fong LEUNG, Dr Sau Ting Cynthia WU, Ms Jolene MUI, Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK $149,969

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-17


Genetic Analysis of Alzheimer's Disease in Hong Kong (Sub-account of 5-ZJL7)

Investigators Name:
Rep Co-PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG
Co-PI: Dr Lok Ting LAU, Co-I: Dr David DAI, Dr Yiu Cho KWAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Donation from Individuals

Total Grant: HK $165,663

Commencement Date: 6-Mar-17


Couples' Family Sense of Coherence during Parental Transition

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Fei Wan NGAI
Co-I: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $395,030

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-17


Effects of Mode of Delivery and Type of Infant Feeding on Gastrointestinal Microbiota Compositions, and Atopic Manifestations in Early Infancy: A Prospective Cohort Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Lai Har WU
Co-I: Dr Hang Mei Polly LEUNG, Dr Wai Man YUEN, Ms Chi Oi Christine LAM, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK $150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-17


High-fidelity and Real-time 3D/4D Ultrasound Visualization System via Advanced Image Denoising and Volume Rendering

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Jing QIN
Co-I: Dr Alex P. W. LEE, Dr Kup Sze CHOI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: ITF - ITSP - Tier 3

Total Grant: HK $1,917,782

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-17


The Effects of Community-based Health-social Partnership Program for Discharged Community-living Non-frail Older Adults: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Mr Kwan Ching WONG, Ms Tsui Shan CHAK, Ms Sau Chun Jenny NGAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK $150,000

Commencement Date: 14-Feb-17


Resilience in the Face of Childhood Adversity: A Mixed Methods Study of Young Adults in Hong Kong

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wing Ka Grace HO
Co-I: Dr Janet Y.H. WONG, Dr Chau Wai Elsie YAN, Prof. Karatzias THANOS

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK $400,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-17


The Use of Oyster Extract in Enhancing Fatigue, Cognitive Function and Sleep Quality in Adult Population

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE
Co-I: Dr Sin Man Simone HO, Dr Yuen Shan HO, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Wai Man YUEN, Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Angel SP Chan Lau Endowed Professorship in Health and Longevity (PJTD)

Total Grant: HK $238,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-17


Virtual BCI-Based Rehabilitation Leveraging Haptics and Harnessing Insights from Healthy People Using Transfer Learning

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kup Sze CHOI
Co-PI: Dr Zhaohong DENG, Mr King Hung LO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK $321,737

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-17


Temporal Association Between Objectively-Measured Smartphone Usage, Sleeping Quality, and Physical Activity in Hong Kong Adolescents and Young Adults

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Hong LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: RGC Early Career Scheme

Total Grant: HK $513,340

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-17


Evaluation of an Individualized Exercise Programme Plus Behavioural Change Enhancement Strategies for Managing General Fatigue in Community-dwelling Frail Older People: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-17


Elucidating the Role of JNK3 as Major Player in Cigarette Smoking-induced Pre-Alzheimer's Pathophysiology-lmplication for the Risk for Alzheimer Dementia

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yuen Shan HO
Co-I: Dr Wui Man LAU, Dr CC Raymond CHANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK $105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-17


Determining the Role of Acupuncture in Modulation of Peripheral Oxidative Stress in Patients with Insomnia: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wing Fai YEUNG
Co-I: Dr Yuen Shan HO, Dr Wai Man YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-16


Mental Health Literacy and Health Seeking Behavior in the Western Pacific

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Maritta Anneli VAELIMAEKI
Co-I: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON, Dr Wing Ka Grace HO, Dr Sau Fong LEUNG, Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG, Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: World Health Organization

Total Grant: HK$170,757

Commencement Date: 25-Nov-16


A Language Analysis of Speak-up Strategies in an Intensive Care Unit Using Existing Data of Audio-recorded Clinician-to-clinician Interactions

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Engle Angela CHAN
Co-I: Dr Kang Yiu LAI, Dr Wing Yiu George NG, Dr Hang Kwong Eric SO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Total Grant: HK$184,000

Commencement Date:1-Oct-16


Effects of Indoor Environmental Factors on Influenza Like Illness in the Older Population of Hong Kong

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Lin YANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: RGC Early Career Scheme

Total Grant: HK$814,662

Commencement Date: 1-Oct-16


Evaluation of the Efficacy of a 12-month, Simplified 5-step Hand Hygiene Program Extended to a Home-based Program via eHealth Edutainment Versus the Conventional Face-to-face Alone Teaching Method for Preschoolers: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Regina Lai Tong LEE
Co-I: Dr Hong CHEN, Dr Hong LEE, Prof. Man Cynthia LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Oct-16


Frailty, Vitamin D and Biomarkers in Chinese Older Adults: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Oct-16


Project on Medication Adherence and Health Literacy

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Housing Society

Total Grant: HK$99,475

Commencement Date: 15-Sep-16


Develop a Clinical Risk Assessment Tool for Osteoporosis Screening in Hong Kong Chinese Adults

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yaojie XIE
Co-I: Dr Marc CHONG, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN, Prof. Suzanne C. HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental Earnings, SN

Total Grant: HK$200,000

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-16


Collaboration Proposal for Pain and Related Situations among Frail Older Adults in Yan Chai Hospital: a Cross-sectional Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE
Co-I: Mr Yiu Cho KWAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Yan Chai Hospital

Total Grant: HK$120,000

Commencement Date: 24-Aug-16


The Effects of a Simplified 10-step Tai-chi Programme on the Motor Performance and Fall Prevention of Community-dwelling Older People with Dementia (PWD): a Pilot Cluster RCT Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU
Co-I: Prof. Keith HILL, Prof. Kam Yuk LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental Earnings, SN

Total Grant: HK$196,800

Commencement Date: 15-Aug-16


A Longitudinal Cohort Study On Physical And Mental Health Of Hidden Youths And Adults Living With Hikikomori (Hermetic) Lifestyle

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wai Man YUEN
Co-I: Dr Wai San Wilson TAM, Ms Ka Wing SO, Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Prof. Cheong Wing Victor WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$950,834

Commencement Date: 15-Aug-16


Evaluation of Personal Protective Equipment for Preventing Ebola Transmission in Terms of Degree of Contamination during Doffing, Protocol Violations, and Perceived Usability Level

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN
Co-I: Dr Yueping GUO, Dr Hang Mei Polly LEUNG, Dr David LUNG, Mr Kam Hung LAI, Ms Sau Ping Mandy NG, Prof. Wing Man YU, Dr Wah Kun Danny TONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Centre for Infection Control

Total Grant: HK$185,000

Commencement Date: 4-Jul-16


Play Intervention for Enhancing Cognitive Functions of People with Dementia: a Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG
Co-I: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG, Prof. Wing Leung LAI, Prof. Ka Tat TSANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental Earnings, SN

Total Grant: HK$194,368

Commencement Date: 2-Jul-16


Health and Social Impact of the Green Deck Project on the Population Living in the Neighborhood

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Dr Yuen Man SIU, Dr Yan Yan Fiona WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Green Deck Project (FHSS)

Total Grant: HK$378,353

Commencement Date: 15-Jun-16


Effectiveness of Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) Irradiation for Inactivation of Multi-drug Resistant Organisms

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Margaret May O'DONOGHUE
Co-I: Dr Maureen Valerie BOOST, Dr Kwok Wai MUI, Dr Kit Hang SIU, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Mr Wai Kong WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Centre for Infection Control

Total Grant: HK$60,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-16


Raising Awareness Of Disaster Risk And Personal Protection Among Teenagers In Hong Kong

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Wai Man Olivia FUNG
Co-I: Ms Lai King YIP, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$99,399

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-16


Uncovering the Meanings of Psychosocial Care Experience of Cancer Patients and/or their Informal Care-givers at Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Engle Angela CHAN
Co-I: Dr Siu Yin CHING, Mrs Helen LUI, Ms Jacobi SHING

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre

Total Grant: HK$388,088

Commencement Date: 3-May-16


Effectiveness Of Auriculotherapy On Older People With Insomnia

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN
Co-I: Dr Chao Hsing YEH, Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$1,016,414

Commencement Date: 3-May-16


Evaluation on the Effects of a Brief Hope Intervention to the Symptoms in the Chinese Cancer Rehabilitating Patients

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kitty CHAN
Co-PI: Dr Hong LEE, Dr Shao Ling WANG, Dr Ka WU, Prof. Kam Yuet WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-May-16


Changing The Way We Prevent Diabetes: The Use of Mobile Application

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yee Man Angela LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health Care and Promotion Fund

Total Grant: HK$281,720

Commencement Date: 15-Apr-16


Smart Device Usage, Lifestyles Behaviors, Physical Fitness, and Eye Problems: A Prospective Study in Hong Kong Adolescents

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Hong LEE
Co-I: Dr Chi Wai DO, Dr Regina Lai Tong LEE, Dr Chun Lung SO, Dr Pui Yuk Grace SZETO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$1,166,500

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-16


Investigating the Pathological Changes in the Brains of Mice Suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease Developed by Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yuen Shan HO
Co-I: Dr Raymond, Chuen-Chung CHANG, Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG, Dr Susan Sou-Ying YUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK$353,564

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-16


Time-varying Predictors of All-cause Mortality in Chinese Long-term Dialysis Patients

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Hong LEE
Co-I: Liyang CHANG, Dr Yuen Shan HO, Dr Mengli TONG, Dr Shao Ling WANG, Dr Hongmei ZHANG, Miss Mee Ling Bonnie TAM, Prof. Kam Yuet WONG, Ning WENG, Jianfang ZHOU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-16


A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial to Test the Complementary Therapeutic Efficacy of Tai Chi for the Prophylaxis of Episodic Migraine in Chinese Women

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yaojie XIE
Co-I: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Prof. Suzanne Sut-ying HO, Prof. Stanley Sai-chuen HUI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$150,050

Commencement Date: 1-Feb-16


Speaking Up for Patient Safety in ICU - A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Engle Angela CHAN
Co-I: Ms Ka Wai Christina CHAN, Dr Lap Yin HO, Dr Man Kit Marvin LAM, Dr Wing Yiu NG, Dr Hang Kwong Eric SO, Prof. Diana SLADE, Prof. Martin Christian Mat MATTHIESSEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Total Grant: HK$95,400

Commencement Date: 1-Feb-16


A Contextualized Understanding of Nurse-Patient Communication and its Impact on Nurses' Learning and Patient Satisfaction

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Engle Angela CHAN
Co-I:  Prof. Martin Christian Mat MATTHIESSEN, Prof. Diana SLADE, Dr Siu Yin CHING, Dr Wah Kun TONG, Dr Fiona Yan Yan WONG, Miss Yuk Yin LAM

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$646,008

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-16


Power Dynamics in the Student-Teacher Relationship: the Voices of Nursing Students

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Chung Yee Zenobia CHAN
Co-I: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Dr Saras HENDERSON

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$205,440

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-16


A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effectiveness of a Mindfulness-Based Psycho-Education Program for People with Recent-onset Psychosis

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Prof. Sally W.C. CHAN, Prof. Terence V. McCANN, Prof. David Robert THOMPSON, Mr Eric F.C. CHEUNG, Ms Lai King YIP

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$688,222

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-16


Effects of an Aging-in-Place Health-Social Partnership Program Among Community-Dwelling Older People: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Dr Choi Wan CHAN, Dr Ka Pik Katherine CHANG, Dr Ka Yee Susan CHOW, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Lai Har WU, Mr Yick Hay CHOW, Mr Hon Fat WONG, Ms Adela Shuet Fun LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$1,309,142

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-16**********


Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Simplified 5-Step Hand Washing Intervention Program Versus the Conventional Hand Washing (7-Step) Program for Students with Mild Grade Intellectual Disability: A Clustered Randomized Controlled Non-inferior Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Regina Lai Tong LEE
Co-I: Prof. Man Cynthia LEUNG, Dr Ka Yeung CHENG, Dr Hong CHEN, Dr Hong LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$668,688

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-16


Advancing Brain-computer Interfaces with Machine Learning, Haptics and Virtual Reality

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kup Sze CHOI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-16


Partnering with Families to Promote Nutrition in Cancer Care: The PICNIC Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS
Co-I: Dr Huilin CHENG, Dr Shelley ROBERTS, Prof. Andrea MARSHALL

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Griffith University, Australia

Total Grant: HK$42,930

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-16

Use of a Mindfulness-based Intervention for Family Carers of People with Dementia in the Community: A Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:
Rep Co-PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-PI:Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG
PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI, Prof. Suzanne CHAMBERS, Dr Nathan DAVIES, Dr Cindy JONES, Prof. Wendy MOYLE, Mr Pui Kin KOR, Ms Lai King YIP

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK$337,800

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-15


Improving Continuity of Care for Patient Safety through Effective Nursing Handover Communication

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Engle Angela CHAN
Co-I: Prof. Diana SLADE, Dr Man Kit Marvin LAM, Ms Manbo MAN 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital Nurses Alumni Association

Total Grant: HK$20,000

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-15


Effects of Indoor Environmental Factors on Influenza Like Illness in the Older Population of Hong Kong

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Lin YANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$252,000

Commencement Date:15-Nov-15


Effects of a Multiple-component Program to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors Among Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Hong LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Nov-15


Investigation of Sleep Quality and Executive Functioning in Hong Kong Adolescents

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yuen Shan HO
Co-I: Dr Chuen Chung Raymond CHANG, Dr Yuet-Ying Esther LAU, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Regina Lai Tong LEE, Dr Ka-Chun Andrew SUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK$290,400

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-15


Learning from and with Each Other: Seminars in the Global Classroom

Investigators Name:

Rep Co-PI: Dr Engle Angela CHAN
Co-I: Prof. Ewa IDVALL, Dr Christine WANN-HANSSON, Dr Elisabeth CARLSON, Mr Kam Hung LAI, Mr Kwan Ching WONG, Ms Pui Sze CHAN, Ms Suk Ki HO, Ms Doris Y LEUNG, Ms Maria STENBERG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK$153,600

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-15


A Cross-cultural Study of Comparison of the Burden of Caring for People with Dementia

Investigators Name:
Rep Co-PI: Dr Sze Ki CHEUNG
Co-PI: Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS
Co-I: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI, Mr Lok Lam Daniel LAI, Kai Yee Kalista YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental Earnings, SN

Total Grant: HK$455,734

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-15


Existential Loneliness of the Frail Older Adults and Their Caregivers: A Cross-cultural Study

Investigators Name:

Rep Co-PI: Dr Pui Man CHUNG
Co-PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Prof. Ingrid BOLMSJO, Mr Jonas OLOFSSON, Dr Margareta RAMGARD

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Dean's Reserve

Total Grant: HK$203,913

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-15


Work Engagement of Nurse Aides at Long-term Care Institutions: its Relationship with Work Stress, Job Satisfaction and Intension to Leave

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kin CHEUNG
Co-I: Mr Lai Kit LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: One-line Budget, SN

Total Grant: HK$130,104

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-15


Comparison of Respiratory Protection and Comfort of Different Types of N95 Masks during Nursing Procedures in a Simulated Clinical Setting

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN
Co-I: Dr Boris TONG, Dr Connie KWOK, Dr Lin YANG, Mr Hin Kee Keith FUNG, Ms Suk Ki HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: One-line Budget, SN

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-15


Associations between Lifestyle Behaviors and Psychosocial Health Conditions in Hong Kong Adolescents: A cross-sectional and Cross-cultural study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Regina Lai Tong LEE
Co-I: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Dr Angela DAWSON, Dr Hong LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental Earnings, SN

Total Grant: HK$300,000

Commencement Date: 6-Jul-15


Preliminary Studies to Determine Acceptability and Feasibility of Use of Alcohol Products for Hand Hygiene and Evaluation of an Education Programme for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance and Reducing Hand and Near-patient Environmental Contamination in Elderly Subjects in Long Term Care

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Margaret May O'DONOGHUE
PI: Professor Didier PITTET, Dr Maureen Valerie BOOST, Dr Hin Wang Kevin CHAN, Dr Wai Yung KWONG, Dr Chi Wai NG, Dr Kit Hang SIU, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Ms Mei Chi Jacqueline HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: One-line Budget, SN

Total Grant: HK$101,956

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-15


An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Mindfulness-based Illness Management Program for Chinese People with Schizophrenia: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Prof. Sally W.C. CHAN, Prof. Thanos KARATZIAS, Ms Shuk Yi CHAN, Ms Jolene H.C. MUI, Ms Lai King YIP

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$653,270

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-15


Electroacupuncture for Tapering Off Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Wing Fai YEUNG
Co-I: Dr Wai Chi CHAN, Dr Ka Fai CHUNG, Dr Lai Ming HO, Dr Lixing LAO, Dr Shi Ping ZHANG, Dr Zhang Jin ZHANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$756,607

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-15


The Process of Decision Making on Mode of Delivery among Women Living in Hong Kong

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN
Co-I: Dr Yim Wah MAK

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$136,930

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-15


Building Resilience in the Nursing Student Workforce: Qualitative Study among Nursing Students in Hong Kong

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Siu Yin CHING
Co-I: Dr Kin CHEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Sigma Theta Tau International

Total Grant: HK$38,773

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-15


Experience of post-discharge community life of patients with mental illness from the Integrated Community Centre for Mental Wellness (ICCMW): A qualitative exploration

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Chung Lim Vico CHIANG
Co-I: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Mr Siu Ling Ivy LEUNG, Mr Ming Chi WAN, Ms Yuen Ha Sally CHEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$79,920

Commencement Date: 18-May-15


A Study to Review Clinical Practice Issues of the Aged Homes of the Yuen Yuen Institute to Enhance Quality Residential Care

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI
Co-I: Dr Wai Yung KWONG, Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU, Mr Pui Kin KOR, Mr Yiu Cho KWAN, Ms Lai Ping LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: The Yuen Yuen Institute Social Service Department

Total Grant: HK$496,447

Commencement Date: 15-May-15


The effectiveness of a pressure ulcer prevention programme for older people in for-profit private nursing homes: A cluster randomised controlled trail

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Hong LEE
Co-I: Dr Wai Yung KWONG, Dr Kwan Mo YEUNG, Ms Siu Ming Susan LAW, Mr Yiu Cho KWAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$875,000

Commencement Date: 15-May-15


Assessment of In-use Reliability of N95 Respirators for Respiratory Protection of Health Care Workers

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN
Co-I: Dr Maureen Valerie BOOST, Dr Margaret May O'DONOGHUE, Dr Lin YANG, Mr Hin Kee Keith FUNG, Ms Suk Ki HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Infection Control Nurses' Association

Total Grant: HK$93,500

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-15


A Randomised Controlled Trial to Assess the Effectiveness and Cost Effectiveness of Acupuncture in the Management of Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS
Co-I: Prof. Tony MOK, Prof. Winnie YEO, Dr Howan LEUNG, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$969,700

Commencement Date: 16-Mar-15


Building Resilience in Nursing and Health Care Student Workforce

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Siu Yin CHING
Co-I: Dr Kin CHEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$149,235

Commencement Date: 2-Mar-15


Evaluation of a Conceptual Framework for Identifying of a Disaster Resilience Workforce

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Wai Man Olivia FUNG
Co-I: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN, Mr Kam Hung LAI, Ms Shan Shan Sunshine CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$315,724

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-15


Can the wActiSleep-BT Accelerometer Accurately Measure Total Sleep Time, Awake Time After Sleep, and Sleep Efficiency?

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Hong LEE
Co-I: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$80,000

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-15


The Development of the Chinese Health Improvement Profile (CHIP) and its Efficacy in Improving the Physical Health of People Diagnosed with Severe Mental Illness

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Daniel Thomas BRESSINGTON
Co-I: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Prof. Richard John GRAY, Dr Jacquie WHITE, Mr Harvey WELLS, Ms Jolene MUI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Start-up Fund for New Recruits

Total Grant: HK$269,400

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-15


Randomized Controlled Trial of Problem-solving Based Bibliotherapy Program for Family Caregivers of People with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Prof. Dan I. LUBMAN, Prof. David Robert THOMPSON, Prof. Eric F.C. CHEUNG, Prof. Terence V. McCANN, Ms Lai King YIP

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$537,662

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-15


Individual, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in smoking cessation for people with schizophrenia: A randomized control trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I:Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$1,095,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-15


The Experiences for Receiving Auriculotherapy for Osteoarthritis Knee: A Randomised Controlled Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN
Co-I: Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS, Dr Hsing Yeh CHAO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-15


Effects of a Multiple-component Program to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors among Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Hong LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-15


Using orthotopic MB49/C57 mice model to delineate the prophylactic activity of Ganoderma lucidum in bladder transitional cell carcinoma

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wai Man YUEN
Co-I: Dr Eddie Shu Yin CHAN, Dr Ka Wai Helen LAW, Prof. Mayur Danny Indulal GOHEL, Prof. Chi-fai Anthony NG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$641,413

Commencement Date: 22-Dec-14


Effectiveness of school-based weight management program for overweight and obese students with mild intellectual disability in a special school: A randomized controlled trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Regina Lai Tong LEE
Co-I: Dr Jyu-Lin CHEN, Dr Hung-tak Lobo LOUIE, Dr Hong LEE, Mr Gordon Chi Leung CHEUNG, Prof. Man Cynthia LEUNG, Prof. Michael BROWN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$446,870

Commencement Date: 16-Dec-14


Effects of an Aging-in-place Health-social Partnership Program among Community-dwelling Older People: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Dr Ka Pik Katherine CHANG, Dr Hong LEE, Dr Lai Har WU, Mr Yick Hay CHOW, Mr Hon Fat WONG, Ms Adela LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 15-Dec-14


Healthy Living Programme (HLP): Diet, Drug and Fall Prevention for Community-dwelling Frail Older Adults

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE
Co-I: Ms Sin Man HEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Pentecostal Church of Hong Kong

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 15-Dec-14


Implementing Patient Navigation for Dying ICU Patients: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Pui Man CHUNG
Co-I: Ms Chung Ling LAM, Ms Rowlina LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: One-line Budget, SN

Total Grant: HK$149,869

Commencement Date: 1-Nov-14


Effectiveness of Auriculotherapy on Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Elderly Men: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN
Co-I: Dr Chao Hsing YEH, Dr Wai HON, Mr Hon Fat WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: One-line Budget, SN

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-14


Combined Psycho-education and Individualized Exercise Programme for Managing Fatigue in Community-dwelling Frail Older People: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU
Co-I: Dr Ming Fai Parco SIU, Prof. Kam Yuk LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$166,500

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-14


Feasibility and Acceptability of an Online Self-help Programme for Managing Eating Disorders in Health Clinics

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Sau Fong LEUNG
Co-I: Dr Paula COLLIN, Ms Eleanor FILGATE, Prof. Janice RUSSELL, Prof. Joyce Lai Chong MA, Prof. Kevin POWER, Prof. Thanos KARATZIAS

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: One-line Budget, SN

Total Grant: HK$149,303

Commencement Date: 25-Aug-14


Burden of Influenza-like Illness and Healthcare Utilization of the Hong Kong General Population

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Lin YANG
Co-I: Dr Chit-ming WONG, Dr Margaret May O'DONOGHUE, Dr Qiuyan LIAO, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Centre for Infection Control

Total Grant: HK$98,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-14


The Effect of Horticultural Therapy (HT) for Frail Older People in Residential Care

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI
Co-I: Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE, Mr Jordan LAU, Mr Yiu Cho KWAN, Ms Ka Lai Shirley LO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Pok Oi Hospital

Total Grant: HK$376,908

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-14


Influenza Vaccination in Household Contacts of Community-dwelling Elderly Diabetic Patients: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Lin YANG
Co-I: Dr Hairong NAN, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Ms Wing Man Rita SUM

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$155,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-14


Acceptability and Potential Efficacy of a Randomised, Double-blinded, Sham-controlled Trial of Auricular Acupressure for Smoking Cessation: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I:Dr Chung Lim Vico CHIANG, Dr Wai Man YUEN, Mr Hing Min Sonny TSE, Mr Hon Fat WONG, Ms Ping Woi Echo LAU, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-14


Intuitive Design System for Accurate Placement Bone Fracture Fixation Plates

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kup Sze CHOI
Co-I: Dr Beat SCHMUTZ, Dr Michael SCHUETZ, Dr Wing-leung CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$148,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-14


Prevalence of Carriage and Characterisation of Strains of Staphylococcus Aureus from Elderly Living in the Community

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Margaret May O'DONOGHUE
Co-I: Dr Maureen Valerie BOOST, Dr Hang Mei Polly LEUNG, Dr Ming ZHANG, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Dr Lin YANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Centre for Infection Control

Total Grant: HK$100,000

Commencement Date: 16-Jun-14


A Project of Music Intervention for People with Dementia and Their Family Caregivers

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI
Co-I: Dr Daphne S.K. CHEUNG, Dr Jacqueline HO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Ho Cheung Shuk Yuen Charitable Foundation

Total Grant: HK$1,093,455

Commencement Date: 15-May-14


Impact of Increased Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccine Coverage on the Burden of Influenza in the Elderly: A Comparison between Hong Kong and Brisbane

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Lin YANG
Co-I: Dr Shui-seng Susan CHIU, Dr Hak Kan LAI, Dr Ricardo J. Soares MAGALHAES, Dr Quoc Thuan THACH, Dr Chit Ming WONG, Prof. Archie C. A. CLEMENTS, Prof. Joseph Syrial Malik PEIRIS

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$158,824

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-14


Examining the Effectiveness of a Mindfulness-based Illness Management Program for Chinese Patients with Schizophrenia: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Ms Lai King YIP, Prof. David R. THOMPSON, Prof. Sally Wai-chi CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-May-14


Counseling Service and Research Study in End of Life Care and Advance Care Planning

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Wai Yung KWONG
Co-I: Dr Tak Yin LAU, Prof. Mei Che PANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Haven of Hope Christian Service

Total Grant: HK$312,000

Commencement Date: 10-Apr-14


Adoption of Health Promoting Lifestyle among Chinese Breast and Colorectal Cancer Survivors during the First 5 Years after Completion of Treatment

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Siu Yin CHING
Co-I: Prof. Esther MOK

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$80,000

Commencement Date: 20-Jan-14


Testing the Psychometric Properties of a Chinese Version of Dementia Management Strategies Scale among Family Caregivers in Hong Kong

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Ms Lai King YIP, Prof. Richard GRAY, Prof. Sally W.C. CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$79,992

Commencement Date: 2-Jan-14


An Evaluation of a Simplified 5-step Hand Hygiene Intervention Program for Students with Mild Grade Intellectual Disability in a Special School

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Regina Lai Tong LEE
Co-I: Dr Hong CHEN, Dr Wah Kun TONG, Prof. Man Cynthia LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$80,000

Commencement Date: 2-Jan-14


Evaluation of a Multidimensional Programme for Reducing Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Nursing Assistants in Nursing Homes: A Cluster Randomized Control Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kin CHEUNG
Co-I: Dr Siu Yin CHING, Dr Pui Yuk Grace SZETO, Mr Kin Bun Godfrey LAI, Ms Linda LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$930,700

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-14


The Effect of A Father Inclusive Psychoeducation Program On Postnatal Depression: A Randomized Controlled trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Fei Wan NGAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$547,834

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-14


Implementation of Observational Pain Management Protocol to Improve Pain Management for Long-term Institutionalized Older Care Home Residents with Dementia: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: RGC Early Career Scheme

Total Grant: HK$669,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-14


Evaluating Effects of Theater Production Advocating Smoke-free Life by School Health Ambassadors

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN
Co-I: Dr Yim Wah MAK, Dr Sau Ting Cynthia WU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-14


Critical Thinking and Creativity: An Exploration of an Undergraduate Nursing Education and Health Management and Social Care (HMSC) Subject in the New Senior Secondary (NSS) Education

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Chung Yee Zenobia CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Oct-13


In Vivo Live Imaging Mice Bladder Cancer Model for Testing Anti-cancer Agents

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wai Man YUEN
Co-I: Dr Eddie CHAN, Dr Ka Wai Helen LAW, Prof. Chi Fai NG 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Oct-13


Effectiveness of Non-pharmacological Interventions for Residents with Sleep Disturbance in Nursing Homes: A Systematic Review

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wai Yung KWONG
Co-I: Prof. Xiaoying JIANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Mainland University Joint Supervision Scheme

Total Grant: HK$188,000

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-13


Developing a Brotherhood Team-approached Health Promotion Programme for Firefighters: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kin CHEUNG
Co-I: Dr Sau Fong LEUNG, Mr Godfrey Kin Bun LAI, Ms Kathy Yuk Hung CHEUNG, Prof. Diane L. ELLIOT

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$200,000

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-13


Investigating the Progression and Risk Factors for Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS
Co-I: Dr Anthony Kwun To LEUNG, Dr Choi Wan CHAN, Dr Kam Hung WONG, Dr Siu-Kie AU, Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN, Dr Yu Chung LI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$275,090

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-13


The Predictive Value of Auricular Reflective Points and the Metabolic Syndrome (MS) in Chinese Population

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN
Co-I: Dr Chao-Hsing YEH, Mr David CHAN, Mr Hon Fat WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-13


An Exploratory Study on the Effect of Horticultural Therapy for Mentally Handicapped Adults

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI
Co-I: Dr Yim Wah MAK, Mr Yiu Cho KWAN, Ms Connie FUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Association of Therapeutic Horticulture Limited

Total Grant: HK$50,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-13


The Spending Habits of Silver Market Population

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE
Co-I: Dr Wing Cheung Eric TAM

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Senior Citizen Home Safety Association

Total Grant: HK$385,200

Commencement Date: 15-Jun-13


Standardization of an Acupressure Protocol for Managing Agitation in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Mr Yiu Cho KWAN
Co-I: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Sigma Theta Tau International

Total Grant: HK$38,031

Commencement Date: 1-May-13


The Experience and Coping of Co-occurrence of Schizophrenia and/or Depression with Smoking: a Qualitative Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I: Dr Chung Lim Vico CHIANG, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$80,000

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-13


Nurse's Participation on Smoking Cessation: A National Survey

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I: Ms Susie LUM, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN, Prof. Alexandros MOLASIOTIS, Prof. Kam Yuet WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: The Provisional Hong Kong Academy of Nursing Limited

Total Grant: HK$245,170

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-13


An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Adherence Therapy for Patients with Schizophrenia: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Dr Eric F.C. CHEUNG, Ms Glendy IP, Ms Jolene H.C. MUI, Prof. Richard GRAY

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$611,120

Commencement Date: 1-Mar-13


Theater Production Advocating Smoke-free Life by School Health Ambassadors: A Controlled Trial Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN
Co-I: Dr Yim Wah MAK, Dr Sau Ting Cynthia WU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$105,000

Commencement Date: 1-Feb-13


Validation of the Chinese Version of the Chronic Illness Resources Survey for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Chum Ming Meyrick CHOW
Co-I: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$79,830

Commencement Date: 15-Jan-13


The Characteristics of Students who Influence their School Peers' Health Risk Behaviors

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN
Co-I: Dr Yim Wah MAK, Dr Sau Ting Cynthia WU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$79,934

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-13


Flight Simulator in Modern Nursing Education: An Intelligent Training System for Nasogastric Tube Placement

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kup Sze CHOI
Co-I: Dr Chung Lim Vico CHIANG, Dr Zhaohong DENG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$725,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-13


Effects of a Transitional Palliative Care Model on Patients with End-stage Heart Failure

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Dr Moon Fai CHAN, Dr Ka Yee Susan CHOW, Dr Po Tin LAM, Dr Sheung Ching Jeffrey NG, Dr Mau Kwong Michael SHUM, Miss Po Shan KO, Miss Man Wai LEUNG, Ms Faith LIU, Prof. Sarah MCGHEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$597,812

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-13


Quality of Life among Frail Nursing Home Residents: An Exploratory Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU
Co-I:Dr Anthony WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Sik Sik Yuen

Total Grant: HK$164,250

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-12


Design and Evaluation of Effects of Peer Education Intervention Program on Healthy Eating in Elementary Schools

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wai Lin WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Total Grant: HK$517,300

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-12


A Palliative Care Training Program for Personal Care Workers Working in Nursing Homes for the Elderly

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Suk Bing Esther MOK SUEN
Co-I: Dr Pui Man CHUNG, Dr Kam-shing LAU, Ms Ellen Wai-fong YEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$104,630

Commencement Date:1-Sep-12


Association of Auricular Reflective Points and the Status of Diabetes Mellitus

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kwai Ping Lorna SUEN
Co-I: Ms C.Y. Esther WONG, Ms Yee Mei Jojo KWAN, Ms Sau Ping Grace YEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental Earnings, SN

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-12


The Effects of Drawing, Composing Songs, Writing Poems, and Using Role-play within a Problem-based Learning Context on the Development of Artistry

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Chung Yee Zenobia CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Newly Recruited Junior Academic Staff

Total Grant: HK$148,850

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-12


Healthy Living in Sheltered Home: Integrated Programme for Oral Care, Healthy Eating and Healthy Lifestyle (IOHL)

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE
Co-I: Ms Sin Man HEUNG, Ms Peony LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Pentecostal Church of Hong Kong Sheltered Workshop Cum Hostel

Total Grant: HK$90,000

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-12


Studying the Effectiveness and Efficacy of Using JUC Antimicrobial Spray for Controlling the Infection Transmission

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wai Man YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: NMS Technologies Co. Ltd.

Total Grant: HK$50,000

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-12


Risk and Protective Factors of Adolescents Mental Health in Hong Kong: A Community-based Screening Survey

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I: Dr Chung Lim Vico CHIANG, Ms Siu Ling Ivy LEUNG, Ms Nora MAN, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Internal Competitive Research Grant (CRG)

Total Grant: HK$240,821

Commencement Date: 20-Jul-12


The Effect of Horticulture Therapy for Patients with Terminal Illness

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI
Co-I: Dr Wai Man LAM, Ms Lai Ngor CHAN, Ms Connie FUNG, Ms Polly KO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Central Research Grant

Total Grant: HK$103,785

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-12


Depression, Psychosocial Support and Health-related Quality of Life of End-stage Renal Failure Patients

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Ka Yee Susan CHOW
Co-I: Ms Mee Ling Bonnie TAM

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$145,500

Commencement Date: 30-Jun-12


Developing a Competency Based Model for Palliative Care Team in Integrated Home-based Case Management

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Pui Man CHUNG
Co-I: Prof. Esther MOK

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$51,500

Commencement Date: 30-Jun-12


Factors Affecting Breast and Prostate Cancer Survivors' Work Ability: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kin CHEUNG
Co-I: Dr Siu Yin CHING

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$51,500

Commencement Date: 30-Jun-12


Adoption of Health Promoting Lifestyle among Chinese Cancer Survivors

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Siu Yin CHING

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$51,500

Commencement Date: 30-Jun-12


Testing the Holistic Health Status of Chronically Ill Patients: A mixed-method Approach

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Dr Yuk Lun CHENG, Ms Kit Hoi CHAN, Ms Eva KAN, Ms Flora WONG, Ms Sum FOK, Ms Mei Ha IP, Ms Suk Yi NG, Rev. Po Yue LEUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: The Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Charity Foundation

Total Grant: HK$90,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-12


Determination of Levels of Vancomycin Non-susceptibility in MRSA Colonizing or Infecting Patients in Hong Kong and Molecular Characterization of Strains Displaying such Non-susceptibility

Investigators Name:
Rep Co-PI: Dr Margaret May O'DONOGHUE
Co-PI: Dr Maureen Valerie BOOST
Co-I: Dr Dominic TSANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Internal Competitive Research Grant (CRG)

Total Grant: HK$311,150

Commencement Date: 25-May-12


Individual, Telephone-delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Smoking Cessation in the Primary Healthcare Settings: Feasibility and Potential Efficacy

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Health Services Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$671,200

Commencement Date: 10-Apr-12

Validation of Hong Kong (HK) Version of InterRAI Community Health Assessment (InterRAI CHA)

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU
Co-I: Dr Christopher CHAN, Dr Angela LEUNG, Dr Kin-sun CHAN, Dr Vivian W.Q. LOU, Prof. Iris CHI, Prof. Kam Yuk LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Christian Service

Total Grant: HK$96,923

Commencement Date: 22-Nov-11


Testing the Psychometric Properties of a Chinese Version of the Level of Expressed Emotion Scale and Assessing Families' Expressed Emotion in Severe Mental Illness

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Dr Chung Yee Zenobia CHAN, Ms Glendy IP, Ms Lai King YIP, Prof. Sally W.C. CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health and Health Services Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$79,754

Commencement Date: 1-Nov-11


A Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Cognitive-behavioural Approach Intervention (CBAI) and Tai Chi Exercises to Reduce Fear of Falling and Improve Compliance on Exercise Regime in Community-dwelling Elderly People

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU
Co-I: Dr Tak Yin LAU, Mr Chi Man TSUI, Ms Shuk Man Sylvia TING, Ms Lai King YIP

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Newly Recruited Junior Academic Staff

Total Grant: HK$199,000

Commencement Date: 15-Sep-11


Brief Cognitive-behavioral Education Programme for Main Family Carers of Patients in Intensive Care Units: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Chung Lim Vico CHIANG
Co-I: Dr Sharron S.K. LEUNG, Ms Lai Ping LEE, Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Prof. Fu-keung WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Newly Recruited Junior Academic Staff

Total Grant: HK$195,780

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-11


A Feasibility Study on a Nurse-Led, Cognitive-Behavioural-Based Programme for Adults with Depression

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Mr Kwok Kuen YUEN, Ms Kit Ping CHAN, Ms Lai King YIP

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Internal Competitive Research Grant (CRG)

Total Grant: HK$224,975

Commencement Date: 1-Aug-11


To Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality and Health Status among Older Persons Living in Nursing Homes

Investigators Name:

Rep Co-PI: Dr Mun Yee Mimi TSE
Co-I: Dr Ling Tim WONG
Ms Suk Ki HO
Dr Kwok Wai MUI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Internal Competitive Research Grant (DA)

Total Grant: HK$17,971

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-11


A Cross-sectional Study of Psychological Morbidity among University Teachers and Potential Modifiable Coping Strategies in their Lifestyle

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wai Man YUEN
Co-I: Dr Danny GOHEL, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 30-Jun-11


Improvement of Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Private Nursing Homes : A Participatory Action Research

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Wai Yung KWONG
Co-I: Dr Peter FRENCH, Mr Chi Wai HO, Ms Gloria ABOO

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$682,540

Commencement Date: 15-Jun-11


Biomonitoring of Stress-related Psychological Morbidity and Infection Risk in Student Nurses during the Study Programme - A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Wai Man YUEN
Co-I: Dr Danny GOHEL, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant: HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jun-11


Parenting Young Child in a Digital World

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Sau Ting Cynthia WU
Co-I: Ms Yuk Yin LAM, Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Total Grant: HK$75,750

Commencement Date: 30-May-11


Prompted Voiding Programs to Manage Urinary Incontinence in Nursing Home Residents. Can it be Sustained?

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

Total Grant: HK$1,151,171

Commencement Date: 3-Jan-11


Examining the Quality of Life of Residents in the YYI Homes: The Basis for Developing a Model Nursing Home

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI
Co-I: Dr Wai Yung KWONG, Ms Lai Ping LEE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: The Yuen Yuen Institute Social Service Department

Total Grant: HK$280 000

Commencement Date: 3-Jan-11

An Observational Study of School Policy and Practices in relation to Prevention of Childhood Obesity in Primary and Secondary School Students

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Regina Lai Tong LEE
Co-PI: Ms Pui Sze Queenie LAW, Mr Tui Shui FUNG, Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Hong Kong Paediatric Foundation

Total Grant (Duration): HK$150,000

Commencement Date: 1-Dec-10


A Randomised Controlled Trial of a Brief Intervention by Parents to Prevent their Children from Experimenting with Health Risk Behaviour: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN 

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Newly Recruited Junior Academic Staff

Total Grant (Duration): HK$131,709

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-10


A Survey of Doctors' Awareness and Management of Patients with Dementia

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI
Co-I: Dr Kin CHOI, Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU, Mr David DAI, Ms Shuk Man Sylvia TING

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Eisai (Hong Kong) Company Limited

Total Grant (Duration): HK$80,000

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-10


Community-based Family Assessment on Family Life and Adolescents' Health Risk Behaviors: Implications for Family-based Intervention

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN
Co-I: Dr Yim Wah MAK, Ms Wing Yee FUNG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Internal Competitive Research Grant (CRG)

Total Grant (Duration): HK$238,435

Commencement Date: 1-Sep-10


Promoting Smoke-free Homes in Hong Kong

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN
Co-I: Dr Yim Wah MAK

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Health Care and Promotion Fund

Total Grant (Duration): HK$300,000

Commencement Date: 1-Jul-10


A Review of Medical Errors in Hong Kong Hospitals from 2000 to 2009: Ethical Implications for Healthcare Ethics

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Chung Yee Zenobia CHAN
Co-I: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Prof. Mei Che PANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant (Duration): HK$100,100

Commencement Date: 1-May-10


An Evaluation of Post-triage Nurse-led Clinic for Clients with Mental Health Problems Newly Referred to Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Dr Sau Fong LEUNG, Ms S.K. Cecilia CHU

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Internal Competitive Research Grant (CRG)

Total Grant (Duration): HK$207,316

Commencement Date: 1-May-10


Observational Pain Assessment to Improve Management in Cognitively Impaired Elderly People: A Pilot Study

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Yat Wa Justina LIU
Co-I: Mr W.C. TAM, Ms Ka Lai Shirley LO, Ms Chui Ping Phyllis PANG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant (Duration): HK$143,100

Commencement Date: 1-May-10


A Prospective Cohort Study on Perceived Stigmatisation of Patients with Mental Illness and Its Psychosocial Correlates

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN
Co-I: Mr Bacon F.L. NG, Mr Kin Keung Frederick YEUNG, Prof. Helen F. K. CHIU, Prof. Sally W.C. CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Special Call from the Food and Health Bureau (Mental Health)

Total Grant (Duration): HK$880,300

Commencement Date: 26-Apr-10


Evaluation of Health Outcomes, Community Resources for Health and Support Strategies for Persons with Severe Mental Illness over a Period of 12 Months after Discharge

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Mei Che PANG
Co-I: Dr Eric CHEUNG, Dr Sau Fong LEUNG, Mr Kin Keung Frederick YEUNG, Ms Jolene MUI, Prof. Wai Tong CHIEN, Prof. David THOMPSON

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Special Call from the Food and Health Bureau (Mental Health)

Total Grant (Duration): HK$1,336,350

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-10


Susceptibility and Vulnerability of Health of Hong Kong Adolescents towards Smoking

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Yim Wah MAK
Co-I: Prof. Jean Tak Alice LOKE YUEN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: Departmental General Research Fund

Total Grant (Duration): HK$103,000

Commencement Date: 1-Apr-10


Interacting with the Sense of Touch in Cyberspace

Investigators Name:

PI: Dr Kup Sze CHOI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: RGC Direct Allocation

Total Grant (Duration): HK$149,900

Commencement Date: 15-Jan-10


Rehabilitative Training through Networked Interactive Gameplay with the Sense of Touch

Investigators Name:
PI: Dr Kup Sze CHOI

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: One-line Budget, SN

Total Grant (Duration): HK$104,960

Commencement Date: 15-Jan-10


A Meaning-centred Psychosocial Intervention for Terminally Ill Patients in Hong Kong

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Suk Bing Esther MOK SUEN
Co-I: Dr Kin Sang CHAN, Dr Wai Man LAM, Ms Lai Ngor CHAN

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant (Duration): HK$336,083

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-10


Effects of An Enhanced Transitional Care Program on Hospital Readmission: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Investigators Name:
PI: Prof. Kam Yuet WONG
Co-I: Dr Ka Pik Katherine CHANG, Dr Moon Fai Tony CHAN, Dr Ka Yee Susan CHOW, Dr Kui Fu Stanley TAM, Dr Wai Lin WONG, Miss Wai Ying Janet LEUNG, Ms Wai Shan CHAN, Ms Siu Fun LI, Ms Ting Yan Bernadette NG, Ms Po Man WONG

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant (Duration): HK$1,024,040

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-10


Life Story Work for Seniors in the Community: Issues and Challenges

Investigators Name:

PI: Prof. Kam Yuk LAI
Co-I: Dr Engle Angela CHAN, Dr Wan Chaw SHAE

Funding Scheme/ Source of Funding: General Research Fund

Total Grant (Duration): HK$650,600

Commencement Date: 1-Jan-10

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