Mr Bryan Lin Xiaohui is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He established the Realord Group Holdings Limited in 2005, and is currently the Chairman of the Group’s Board of Directors. Known for his philanthropic spirit, he established the “Hong Kong exchange fund for academic research” at the University to promote academic exchange between the Mainland and Hong Kong. He has now further supported educational development at HKU by establishing Bryan Lin Professorship in Paediatric Cardiology.
The first incumbent of this Professorship is Professor Cheung Yiu-Fai. He is well known internationally for his research on novel echocardiographic imaging techniques in the assessment of right ventricular function and right-left heart interaction, contributions to the emerging field of paediatric cardio-oncology, the discovery of vascular dysfunction in high-risk paediatric populations, and the definition of premature vasculopathy and genetic susceptibility in Kawasaki disease. His research has led to a paradigm shift in the non-invasive echocardiographic assessment of children with congenital and acquired heart disease.
“The University of Hong Kong has nurtured many generations of medical elites. It is my hope that the establishment of this Endowed Professorship will help fuel the research and development in the field of Paediatric Cardiology, and further empower the professional development of medical science.”
Mr Bryan Lin