News and Announcements

FHS makes major progress in breast cancer metastasis research
A research team in the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), led by Associate Professor Xiaoling XU, has discovered a tumour evolution process through which the tumours initiate from cells with single nucleotide variants (SNVs) ... + More

FHS makes major progress in breast cancer metastasis research

Seize the days in university for bettering yourselves
While the browns were coming as a comforting quilt to the earth, the University of Macau ushered a new cohort of students. They have started their golden time of university life which will fly like an arrow. What ... + More

Seize the days in university for bettering yourselves

Summer Laboratory Work Experience Programme 2020 boosts local high school students' interests in biomedical science
In the summer of 2020, a total of 13 local high school students participated in the “Summer Laboratory Work Experience Programme 2020”. They went to different research teams of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), University of Macau ... + More

Summer Laboratory Work Experience Programme 2020 boosts local high school students’ interests in biomedical science

Prof. Hanming SHEN: Love of Photography Is in My DNA
Prof. Hanming SHEN in the Faculty of Health Sciences is a dedicated researcher who is also passionate about photography. He says: ‘Love of photography is in my DNA. When I press the shutter button to capture beauty on ... + More

Prof. Hanming SHEN: Love of Photography Is in My DNA

FHS holds orientations for new students 2020/2021
The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) held two sessions of orientations to welcome more than 100 new undergraduate and postgraduate students for the 2020/2021 academic year on 3 September. Speaking at the orientations, Prof. Chuxia DENG, Dean of ... + More

FHS holds orientations for new students 2020/2021

Treating Breast Cancer with Autophagy Inhibitors
Caveolin-1 (CAV1) is an important tumour suppressor in breast cancer. Its deficiency and mutation can affect the autophagy and lysosome, thus making breast cancer cells more susceptible to autophagy/lysosome inhibitors. Faculty of Health Sciences Professor Hanming SHEN suggests ... + More

Treating Breast Cancer with Autophagy Inhibitors

A New Mechanism for Inhibiting Breast Cancer Metastasis and Recurrence
According to GLOBOCAN, in 2018, there were about 18.1 million new cancer cases and 9.6 million cancer deaths worldwide, of which 2.1 million were female breast cancer cases causing 630,000deaths. Indeed, breast cancer has become the leading cause ... + More

A New Mechanism for Inhibiting Breast Cancer Metastasis and Recurrence

UM Achieves Breakthroughs in Tumour Precision Medicine
The University of Macau (UM) is making rapid progress in scientific research. A few years ago, UM began to vigorously promote interdisciplinary research through a strategy that can be summarised as ‘highlighting characteristics’, ‘capitalising on advantages’, ‘building peaks’, ... + More

UM Achieves Breakthroughs in Tumour Precision Medicine

Prof. Xuanjun ZHANG assumes office as FHS Assistant Dean (Student Affairs)
Prof. Xuanjun ZHANG assumed office as Assistant Dean (Student Affairs) of Faculty of Health Sciences. He expressed his hope to acclimatize himself with the new post as soon as possible, motivate students in their studies, and foster their ... + More

Prof. Xuanjun ZHANG assumes office as FHS Assistant Dean (Student Affairs)

Prof. Guokai CHEN appointed FHS Associate Dean (Teaching)
The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has appointed Prof. Guokai CHEN as its Associate Dean (Teaching). Prof. Chen had been the Interim Associate Dean (Teaching) and Assistant Dean (Student Affairs) from 2019 to 2020 and from 2016 to ... + More

Prof. Guokai CHEN appointed FHS Associate Dean (Teaching)