Updated: Jul 27, 2021
Professor Roberto Bruzzone, Co-Director of the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole, was awarded the insignia of Officer in the French National Order of Merit. A ceremony, presided over by Mr Alexandre Giorgini, Consul General of France in Hong Kong and Macau, was held on 10 June, 2021 at his residence.
Professor Bruzzone has been a major factor and the driving force behind the development and success of the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole, and the recent establishment of the Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2i) at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, a new centre dedicated to research on the immune response and infectious diseases. This honour recognises his leadership in promoting Louis Pasteur’s vision, scientific excellence, and collaborations between France and Hong Kong.
Professor Bruzzone has been teaching CMED6227 Biological basis of disease for the MPH programme. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Professor Bruzzone.
More details about Professor Bruzzone’s award, and his work, are available at the webpage of the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau.