Croucher Foundation News

A new toolkit for studying how PARP activity boosts cancers

ADP-ribosylation, a process driven by PARP enzymes, helps some cancers grow and is suspected to be a factor in other common diseases.

13 February 2019

Friends or foes? Resident T cells in the skin

Dr Stanley Cheuk studied the role of resident memory T cells in psoriasis and vitiligo.

8 February 2019

Building insights on brain plasticity

Dr Henry Hing Cheong Lee is helping to demonstrate how neural inhibition is critical to normal brain functions and development.

31 January 2019

Superdrug identified in fight against deadly viruses

Prof Kwok-Yung Yuen has identified a broad-spectrum antiviral drug for epidemic control.

29 January 2019

Algae discovered to make polygonal shapes

A Croucher scholar has revealed mathematical secrets behind the movement of Euglena.

23 January 2019

Spinning to a 2D future

Professor Xiaodong Cui has been experimenting with solid-state physics.

15 January 2019

Deciphering the role of mechanosensitive proteins

Alex Tsui is involved in a research related to a mysterious family of cellular proteins.

14 January 2019

Educating the next generation of doctors

Dr Forshing Lui is exploring the generation gap in medical education.

11 January 2019