Acarbose Cardiovascular Evaluation
Steering Committee Member
Juliana CN Chan, MBChB MD FHKAM FRCP
Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics
Director, Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity (HKIDO)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR. CHINA
Professor Juliana Chan graduated from the Liverpool University in UK with accreditations in endocrinology and clinical pharmacology. She is currently Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, Assistant Dean in Education and Founding Director of the Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity (HKIDO) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Her major areas of interest cover genetics of diabetes and diabetic kidney disease, clinical trials and translational research including development of chronic care models. She has supervised more than 20 postgraduate students and co-authored in 280 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. She is serving on several advisory boards and steering committees of multicentre studies and international projects on diabetes. These include the ORIENT study and ACE study which evaluate therapies to prevent diabetes and cardio-renal complications, the JADE (Joint Asia Diabetes Evaluation) Program to establish an Asia Diabetes Database, the IDMPS and 5A studies which examine the pattern of care in people with diabetes and obesity and the International Chromosome 1q Consortium to discover diabetes-related genes.
Since 2005, she has been appointed as a consultant to the Western Pacific Regional Office of the World Health Organization to prepare a Plan of Action for the Western Pacific Declaration on Diabetes (WPDD). In a university technology transfer project, she has successfully established a university-affiliated Diabetes Centre through academic industrial collaboration to improve diabetes care in the community using an evidence-based and multidisciplinary approach.