Press conference on CityU’s breakthrough technology for earlier detection of Alzheimer’s disease

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We would like to invite you to cover the following event:

Event:     Press conference on CityU’s breakthrough technology for earlier detection of Alzheimer’s disease
Date:      14 May (Thu) 2020
Time:      2:00 pm (Gather at the CityU entrance connecting Festival walk at 1:45 pm)
Venue:    P4701 (Purple zone), Yeung Kin Man Academic Building

    
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, is not easy because of the overlapping signs with normal ageing. Dr Kannie Chan Wai-yan, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU), has discovered a new, non-invasive way to detect early-stage Alzheimer’s disease using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology, helping patients get the necessary treatments before any symptoms appear. 

Dr Chan will introduce the results of the research at the press conference. A media tour of the MRI laboratory will be arranged after the press conference.


Media enquiries:

Kenix Wong, Communications and Public Relations Office, CityU (Tel: 3442 5228 or 9753 9505)
 

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