The Department carries out internationally competitive research and promotes interdisciplinary collaboration in the biomedical sciences. Its research programmes aim to understand fundamental mechanisms of biological processes and diseases, and translate new knowledge into the development of novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for prediction, prevention, and treatment of human diseases.
Departmental research focuses on four strategic areas:
Multidisciplinary approaches are employed and supported by a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment with cutting-edge techniques in areas including molecular and cell biology, genetics and genomics, physiology and pharmacology, systems biology and bioinformatics, microbiology and immunology, and biotechnology and nanotechnology.
Prospective students are encouraged to contact interested faculty member before application.
A list of faculty members and their profiles: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/bms/people/acad.htm