Croucher Foundation News

Anti-rheumatic drug offers therapeutic hope against superbugs

A research team led by Professor Hongzhe Sun has discovered that repurposing an anti-rheumatic drug can re-sensitise “last-resort” antibiotics for treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistant superbugs, including pneumonia, wound and bloodstream infections.

30 December 2020

Shedding light on novel nanomaterials

For Professor Andrey Rogach, a pioneering nanoscience researcher, it was a visionary supervisor in his home country of Belarus who set him on a research path that would lead to recognition as one of the world’s top materials scientists.

27 December 2020

Pioneering ethnic minority centre tackles mental health issues

Commencing January 2021, Croucher Foundation will be supporting part of an innovative two-year project connected to the Ethnic Minority Well-being Centre along with the Lee Hysan Foundation.

20 December 2020

Croucher Innovation Awards 2020 and Senior Research Fellowships 2021

The Croucher Foundation has presented Croucher Innovation Awards 2020, Croucher Senior Research Fellowships 2021 and Croucher Senior Medical Research Fellowships 2021 to six distinguished scholars from local universities for their excellent scientific research achievements.

11 December 2020

Welcome Class of 2020

24 outstanding young scientists have been awarded the 2020 Croucher Scholarships and Fellowships.

11 December 2020

Flow chemist enhances drug synthesis to assist medical treatments

Many people imagine chemists as goggle-adorned scientists swirling round-bottom flasks. However, this is not the case with Dr Wai Chung Fu and his chemistry lab, where he is pioneering the use of automated robotic technology.

2 December 2020

Novel imaging technology sheds light on deep brain interactions

A new imaging technology – adaptive optics two-photon endomicroscopy that enables in vivo imaging of deep brain structures at high resolution

25 November 2020