Croucher Foundation News

November 2017

Flu vaccines: Are they really effective? 30 November 2017

New research could improve the effectiveness of flu vaccines and therapies.

Professor Xie Zuowei elected as a Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences 28 November 2017

Prof. Xie Zuowei (Croucher Senior Research Fellowship 2003) has been elected a Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), in recognition of his remarkable contributions in the field of organic chemistry. There are 157 candidates this year, of which 25 are scholars in chemistry. Prof. Xie said, “I am very honoured to have been elected as a CAS Member. I would like to take this opportunity ...

Tomatoes with enhanced antioxidant properties 18 November 2017

Researchers have used genetic modification to add nutritional value.

Professor Kenneth Leung elected to prestigious fellowship 16 November 2017

Professor Kenneth Leung Mei-yee (Croucher Fellowship 2000) has been conferred as a Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) which currently has about 6500 professional members from over 100 countries.The conferment of SETAC Fellow status aims to recognise excellence and contributions of SETAC members to ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry, risk assessment and/o...

Prof Huang Yu: nitric oxide and cardiovascular diseases 15 November 2017

Close link identified between endothelial cells and cardiovascular diseases.

Dr Nicholas Wu: Influenza virus can overcome potentially crippling mutations 8 November 2017

Dr Nicholas Wu researches on flu vaccines and therapies.