The Third Macao Symposium on Biomedical Sciences, organised by the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), opened at UM today (23 May). This year’s symposium focuses on cancer biology, stem cell technology, genome editing techniques, and several other topics in biomedical sciences. Nearly 300 biomedical experts, scholars, and researchers from around the world participated in the symposium. During the two-day symposium, the participants will have an in-depth discussion on new advances on biomedical treatment for cancer and other critical illnesses and will explore opportunities for research collaboration. During today’s event, Prof Mario Capecchi, a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and a recipient of an honorary doctorate from UM, gave a Doctor honoris causa Lecture, titled ‘Gene Targeting Into the 21st Century: Mouse Models of Human Diseases from Cancer to Neuropsychiatric Disorders’.
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Source: Faculty of Health Sciences
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Release on 2016-05-23 17:44