Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards (Hong Kong) 2023 - List of Funded Proposals
Ref. No. Project Title Principal Investigator / University# Project Duration
Amount Awarded
Biology and Medicine
HLCA/M-407/23 Geometric Deep Learning on Radiomics for the Prediction of Brain Age, Cognitive Maintenance and Healthy Longevity Prof Hanna LU /
12 329,960
HLCA/M-604/23 A multi-modal approach to decipher cellular resilience for improving healthspan Prof Hiu Tung Tom CHEUNG /
12 389,000
HLCA/M-701/23 Reverse inflammaging by targeting nuclear PD-L1 in inflammatory macrophages Dr Rio SUGIMURA /
12 389,000
HLCA/M-703/23 Enabling the effective and safe epigenetic rejuvenation with re-engineered transcription factors Dr Ralf JAUCH /
12 389,000
HLCA/M-715/23 Leveraging brown adipose tissue to combat elderly stroke Dr Leiluo GENG /
12 389,000
HLCA/E-107/23 An immune aging monitor based on the dynamics of TCR repertoire and machine learning Dr Shuaicheng LI /
12 388,500
HLCA/E-301/23 AI-Powered Multimodal Patient Progressive Profiles for Personalized Depression Treatment by Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Prof Haoran XIE /
12 389,000
HLCA/E-712/23 An Integrated Graph Convolutional Network Multimodal Platform (GCN-MP) for Early Detection and Prediction of Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Prof Victor On-kwok LI /
12 389,000
Humanities & Social Sciences
HLCA/H-106/23 Social prescribing of virtual reality urban greenness with peer support model to promote mental health among aging population: an effectiveness and feasibility study Dr Shiyu LU /
12 388,978
HLCA/H-508/23 A Cave Automatic Virtual Therapeutic Garden for Residential Care Homes for the Elderly Dr Hiu Kwan YUNG /
12 389,000

# CityU: City University of Hong Kong
    LU: Lingnan University
    CUHK: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    PolyU: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    HKUST: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    HKU: The University of Hong Kong