For his internationally renowned work on infectious diseases including Influenza A H5N1 and role in the discovery of the agents which cause severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
For her research on clinical gerontology leading to better understanding of mortality, morbidity and the ageing process, improved nutritional approaches.
For his notable contributions in the field of gastroenterology including proving the relationship between Heliobacter pylori and peptic ulcer disease, and the development of significant pioneering treatments.
For his remarkable accomplishments in the fields of influenza and SARS virology that have contributed significantly to the development of antiviral treatments.
For defining the etiological role of a novel coronavirus in SARS and his important work on the pathology of human respiratory viruses include H5N1 avian influenza.
For identifying and characterising novel genes involved in liver cancer, and for discovering the molecular mechanisms underlying cancer development.
For his groundbreaking discovery of fetal cell-free DNA in maternal circulation, and for developing innovative prenatal diagnosis technologies.
For his pioneering work on liver transplantation involving living donors, and for formulating preventive measures against recurrent hepatitis B after transplantation.
For her research on the genetics and epigenetics mechanisms underlying cancers, which bears huge clinical importance.
For making major breakthroughs in live donor liver transplantation, which improve patient care and substantially cut costs of treatments.
For his research on NSAID-induced gastrointestinal complications, that has led to significant improvements in patient management.
For unravelling the predominant cause of stroke among Chinese populations, and making significant progress in stroke treatments.
For his translational research that advances our knowledge of liver diseases and improves clinical practices.
For making invaluable contributions to the advancement in the field of liver cancer, one of the most prevalent cancers in Southeast Asia, Mainland China and Hong Kong.