Croucher Foundation News

January 2020

The science of sleep 29 January 2020

Researchers are moving closer to understanding how human sleeping and waking patterns function.

Non-invasive prenatal testing pioneer receives Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award 21 January 2020

Professor Dennis Lo (Croucher Senior Medical Research Fellowship 2006) has been honoured with the prestigious Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award for his pioneering contributions to non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), along with other ground-breaking advances.The award scheme was jointly established by Fudan University in Shanghai and Zhongzhi Enterprise Group in 2015 to recognise global scientists...

Neurologist strikes a chord with what makes a hit 15 January 2020

Musical pleasure comes from the right combination of uncertainty and surprise.

The many facets of a medical multi-tasker 8 January 2020

Dr Fanny Ko is a renowned respiratory physician, trainer, researcher, and collaborator.

Molecular biology quest to reduce maternal deaths 3 January 2020

Knowledge of blood vessel growth offers hope for preeclampsia treatment.

Croucher scholars selected as highly cited researchers of the year 2 January 2020

Ten Croucher scholars have been named “Highly Cited Researchers 2019” by Clarivate Analytics in recognition of their research output.The highly anticipated list identifies scientists and social scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers. A total of 6,216...