Precision Medicine Lab

The Precision Medicine Laboratory in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, The University of Hong Kong
aims to promote the development of precision medicine in Chinese population.
Currently, our major focus is on musculoskeletal diseases using the data from the Hong Kong Osteoporosis Study (HKOS).


Services

Provide varirety of free services to promote precision medicine in Hong Kong.

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Articles

Published >50 peer-reviewed articles, including papers in Nature Genetics, American Journal of Human Genetics, JBMR, JCEM, etc.

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Collaborations

Work closely with other parties including various hospitals in Hong Kong, University of Liverpool, UCL, and GeFOS etc.

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Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed


Latest News

AppointMed, a Mobile Medical Helper

Feb 25, 2017

Downdlaod it from App Store now to get access to the pharmacogenomic database and guideline. It can help improving your medication compliance too!

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Antithyroid Drug PGx Test

Feb 2, 2017

Get a free genetic test now to evaluate the risk of antithyroid drug induced agranulocytosis.

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Genomic Medicine II: Precision Medicine
(Public Lecture Series)

Nov 11, 2016

The purpose of this series of public lectures is to enhance people’s awareness, knowledge and interest on genomic medicine in Hong Kong. Register now!

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Precision Medicine

Applied Areas

Taking into consideration patients' preferences, when selecting a therapeutic option, will improve long term adherence and subsequently efficacy and efficiency of the treatments.
The broad spectrum of thyroid disease severity has always demanded that clinicians individualize their management of thyroid patients. Precision medicine may improve diagnosis and therapy.
Precision Medicine Driving Precision Nutrition for the Treatment of various diseases.
Precision medicine relies on validated biomarkers with which to better classify patients by their probable disease risk, prognosis and/or response to treatment.
Precision medicine led to greater characterisation of disease and stratification of patients into sub-categories of phenotypes and pathologies.
An individual’s susceptibility to an ADR is often determined by their genetic make-up, The genetic variations found in each person can result in a medication having no therapeutic benefit in some patients, or causing an ADR in others.