Croucher Foundation News

Herbs for the gut: new drug for irritable bowel syndrome

Constantly struggling with abdominal pain and constipation or diarrhoea? Scientists from two Hong Kong universities have developed a Chinese herbal formula that offers hope to patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

22 March 2019

Towards treatment of a rare neurodegenerative disease

Scientists have identified a compound to possibly cure neurodegenerative diseases.

18 March 2019

Genetic marker for ovarian cancer treatment

Researchers have identified a genetic marker to guide targeted therapy for ovarian cancer.

14 March 2019

Neutron scattering lab officially launched

Hong Kong’s first laboratory on neutron scattering was officially established.

11 March 2019

Professor Paul Tam to receive 2020 Rehbein Medal

Professor Paul Tam is the first Asian to receive the Rehbein Medal.

28 February 2019

Novel microrobots detect lethal bacteria in 15 minutes

A fluorescent microrobot has been developed to shorten the detection time.

25 February 2019

Viral genetic factors linked to nasopharyngeal cancer

Nasopharyngeal cancer is prevalent among young adult males in Guangdong.

19 February 2019

A new toolkit for studying how PARP activity boosts cancers

New method developed by Croucher scholar helps to study ADP-ribosylation.

13 February 2019