A new toolkit for studying how PARP activity boosts cancers
13 February 2019
ADP-ribosylation, a process driven by PARP enzymes, helps some cancers grow and is suspected to be a factor in other common diseases.
Friends or foes? Resident T cells in the skin
8 February 2019
Dr Stanley Cheuk studied the role of resident memory T cells in psoriasis and vitiligo.
Building insights on brain plasticity
31 January 2019
Dr Henry Hing Cheong Lee is helping to demonstrate how neural inhibition is critical to normal brain functions and development.
Superdrug identified in fight against deadly viruses
29 January 2019
Prof Kwok-Yung Yuen has identified a broad-spectrum antiviral drug for epidemic control.
Algae discovered to make polygonal shapes
23 January 2019
A Croucher scholar has revealed mathematical secrets behind the movement of Euglena.
Spinning to a 2D future
15 January 2019
Professor Xiaodong Cui has been experimenting with solid-state physics.
Deciphering the role of mechanosensitive proteins
14 January 2019
Alex Tsui is involved in a research related to a mysterious family of cellular proteins.
Educating the next generation of doctors
11 January 2019
Dr Forshing Lui is exploring the generation gap in medical education.
Genetic switches identified in glioblastoma tumours
7 January 2019
Tinyi Chu has identified switches in different types of glioblastoma tumours.
Croucher Foundation Day Dinner 2018
11 December 2018
Croucher Foundation celebrates its 39th anniversary on the evening of Friday, December 7, 2018.
Welcome Class of 2018
10 December 2018
21 outstanding scientists have been awarded the 2018 Croucher Scholarship, Fellowship and Studentship.
Genetic trigger for schizophrenia affirmed
30 November 2018
Dr Hannah Xue has solved a genetic mystery related to chronic mental disorder.
Scholar wins award for cancer breakthroughs
15 November 2018
Jun Yu received an award for her contributions to the Chinese science community.
Securing our online future
8 November 2018
A Croucher Fellow is recognised for his leading research on internet security and privacy protection for blockchain technology.
Engineering solutions for pollution control and clean energy
5 November 2018
Professor Dennis Leung is using the power of the sun to fuel engineering innovations.
CSA: BBQ boat trip in Sai Kung
5 November 2018
Croucher scholars had an enjoyable day spent in Sai Kung on 3 Nov.
HKU biologist throws new light on plant growth
2 November 2018
The research sheds new light on plant growth and how this could be accelerated.
30 October 2018
Energy research by a University of Hong Kong academic is driving forward ways to improve battery performance.
Maternal weight gain linked to child health
25 October 2018
Weight gain during pregnancy might have an adverse impact on child health.
Professor Francis Chan receives award
18 October 2018
Professor Chan is the first Chinese scholar to be selected for the International Leadership Award.