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    Talk on Preventive Genetic Diagnostic (Genome Testing)

    by Dr Joseph Wong

Are you aware of your genetic risk markers? Do you know your genes influence both your likely

    course of illnesses and the efficiencies of respective therapies?

Although everyone bears nearly the same information in her/his genes, every individual is

    nevertheless unique. This individuality is granted due to slight variations in the human genome.

    Scientific researches have confirmed that human genome are associated with an increased risk of

    acquired age-related diseases, especially if you are exposed to additional unfavorable factors such

    as smoking, stress, alcohol consumption.

In this talk, we have invited Dr Joseph Wong to introduce the latest development on Genome

    Testing, details as follows:

    Date: 18 Nov 2005 (Friday) Time: 6:30 7:30 pm (45 mins talk + 15 mins Q&A)

Charge per person (inclusive of 1 drink & snacks): $50 per person for members

    $100 per person for non-members Venue: Alumni Lounge, HKU Alumni Association

     1/F., Yip Fung Building, 2 D’Aguilar St. Central, HK Content

    1. Introduction of genetics and anti-aging medicine 2. introducing Human Genome

    3. The relationship between genetics and hormonal balance 4. The use of preventive genetic diagnostic in the prevention of degenerative diseases such as

    breast cancer, prostate cancer, ischemic heart disease, stroke, hypertension,

    hypercholesterolemia, diabetes mellitus 5. Case study

     6. Questions and Answers For Booking/ Enquiry, please call Ms Cheng at 2523-0789; or email us at hkuaa@hkuaa.org.hk; or

    visit our website http://www.hkuaa.org.hk for on line booking; or fill in the Registration Form and

    fax it to 2523-2660.

     About Dr Joseph Wong

     Dr Joseph Wong, one of the most popular cosmetic physicians in Hong

    Kong, is currently the medical consultant and attending physician at the a3m Skin Rejuvenation Center.

He is specializes in aesthetic medicine and cosmetic dermatology, and is

    a member of numerous medical associations including the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine, the European Organization of

     Scientific Anti-aging medicine, the World Society of Anti-aging

    Medicine in Hong Kong.

    While practicing general medicine and dermatology, Dr Wong is also actively involved in teaching medical students at both local universities.

    He is also an examiner for the post graduate fellowship examination of Hong Kong Colleage of Family Physician, and has been appointed as the

    trainer in the Intense Pulsed Light by Lumenis (HK) Limited.

     Another focus of his interest is the newly-emerging specialty of

    Anti-aging medicine. As one of the first local doctors to be certified by

     the American Board of Anti-aging Medicine and obtain his

    post-University Mastership in Anti-aging medicine, University Centre of Charleroi- Belgium, Dr Wong believes that the process of physical and

    mental aging can be slowed or stopped through existing medical and scientific interventions, and coupled with a holistic approach towards life-style changes.

    Dr Wong is well-received as a speaker for his humorous and insightful observations. His articles have been published in various newspaper

     and magazines. He is also the author of a book in Anti-aging medicine

    entitled You can look and feel 10 years younger.

    Registration Form

    Talk on Preventive Genetic Diagnostic

    By Dr Joseph Wong

     Date: 18 Nov 2005 (Friday) Time: 6:30 7:30 pm

     Venue: Alumni Lounge, HKU Alumni Association

     1/F., Yip Fung Building, 2 D’Aguilar St. Central,, HK

Name: _____________________________Company: __________________________________

    Tel: ____________________________ Email: _____________________________________

    Please reserve____ seats Total Amount: _____________

Please send your cheque payable to “HKUAA” 1/F, Yip Fung Building, 2 D’Aguilar Street, Central,

    Hong Kong. Places reserved for members on first-come-first-served basis. Non-member /

    walk-in enrolment will be accepted subject to availability.

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