Dr Garcia-Barcelo, Maria Mercedes
Dr Garcia-Barceló is Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery. She received her PhD in biology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1992. In 1996 she moved to Hong Kong and joined HKU in 2001. She is an active member of the International Hirschsprung Disease Consortium.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2007-10-01||The Outstanding Award - "Prokineticin signaling in normal growth and tumorigenesis": International Journal of Molecular Medicine||Research Achievement|
|2007-10-01||The Best Presentation: 12th World Congress on Advances in Oncology and 10th International Symposium on Molecular Medicine, Greece||Research Achievement|
The International Hirschsprung Consortium
|2012-03-01||Young Investigator Travel Award : "Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of Hirschsprung disease in European and Asian populations": The 3rd International Symposium on Development of the Enteric Nervous System. Cells, Signals and Genes, Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|2016-10-01||Reviewers' Choice Abstract Award - Deciphering the genetic basis of Hirschsprung disease by whole genome sequencing: The 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics, Vancouver, Canada, 18-22 October 2016||Research Achievement|
|2018-04-01||ENS Travel Award (Oral Presentation) - Deciphering the genetic basis of Hirschsprung disease by whole genome sequencing: The 5th International Symposium on Development of the Enteric Nervous System: Cells, Signals, Genes and Therapy, Boston, U.S.A., 8-11 April 2018||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|2008-present||Organizer/person-in-charge of||Laboratory Research Seminars.|
|2007-present||Person-in-charge||Department sequencing facilities|
|2009-present||Participant||Common Curriculum Course development|
|2009-present||Reviewer||Internal reviewer of General Research Fund grant applications|
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