COVID 19 special edition
28 April 2020
In this special Croucher newsletter, we have investigated Hong Kong’s contribution, talked to some of the leading virologists, microbiologists and epidemiologists, sought expert opinion on the implications for mental health, and public health education, and compiled a round-up of COVID-19 research outputs from different universities in the city.
Shenzhen honour for Croucher Fellow
27 April 2020
Congratulations to Professor Che Chi Ming.
Unlocking the role of TBC1D24 protein in our brain
23 April 2020
A research team led by Dr Lai Kwok On has uncovered a previously uncharacterised function of the TBC1D24 gene in the maintenance of neuronal connections in the brain, a discovery that could eventually lead to new therapeutic pathways for patients suffering from epilepsy and intellectual disability.
Capturing reality through theoretical electrochemistry
21 April 2020
Dr Yan Choi Lam is building a theoretical model to explain why certain chemical reactions happen the way they do.
Tuning in to the bilingual benefits of Cantonese tones
16 April 2020
Dr William Cho is building his work in psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics.