Professor Ging CHAN has decided to retire effective February 1, 2024 after eight years of service. A celebration was held to say thank you and farewell.

Prof. Chan joined the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) and the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (SKLQRCM) at the University of Macau (UM) in 2016. He received his PhD degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and conducted postdoctoral training at the University of Chicago. He is specialized in bioinformatics, big data analysis in Chinese medicines and development of health food.

During the farewell, Xin Chen, Distinguished Professor at UM and director of ICMS and SKLQRCM, Yitao Wang, Chair Professor and the founding and former director, and colleagues delivered farewell speeches to express appreciation for Prof Chan’s contribution, dedication and legacy. It is a wonderful gesture to celebrate his honorable retirement, marking a significant milestone in his career.

Prof. Chan gave a thoughtful retirement farewell speech to express his sincere gratitude for the support and guidance from colleagues throughout his career at ICMS. He will miss working with ICMS members but is excited about the new adventures.

The farewell party is a meaningful and memorable event, allowing ICMS members to come together to honor and celebrate Prof. Chan’s remarkable career. All ICMS members wish Prof. Chan all the best in the future endeavors and a very happy retirement!