Croucher Foundation News

December 2020

Anti-rheumatic drug offers therapeutic hope against superbugs 30 December 2020

Repurposing an anti-rheumatic drug to re-sensitise “last-resort” antibiotics

Shedding light on novel nanomaterials 27 December 2020

For Professor Andrey Rogach, a pioneering nanoscience researcher, it was a visionary supervisor in his home country of Belarus who set him on a research path that would lead to recognition as one of the world’s top materials scientists.

Pioneering ethnic minority centre tackles mental health issues 20 December 2020

Commencing January 2021, Croucher Foundation will be supporting part of an innovative two-year project connected to the Ethnic Minority Well-being Centre along with the Lee Hysan Foundation.

Croucher Fellow ranked among world’s “Top 20 Translational Researchers” 14 December 2020

Professor Dennis Lo (Croucher Senior Medical Research Fellow 2006) has been named among the “Top 20 Translational Researchers of 2019” by leading science journal Nature Biotechnology for his achievements in cancer and foetal diagnostics.Lo, Director of the Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, is known as “the Father of Non-invasive Prenatal Testing” ...

Welcome Class of 2020 11 December 2020

24 outstanding young scientists have been awarded the 2020 Croucher Scholarships and Fellowships.

Croucher Innovation Awards 2020 and Senior Research Fellowships 2021 11 December 2020

The Croucher Foundation has presented Croucher Innovation Awards 2020, Croucher Senior Research Fellowships 2021 and Croucher Senior Medical Research Fellowships 2021 to six distinguished scholars from local universities for their excellent scientific research achievements.

Flow chemist enhances drug synthesis to assist medical treatments 2 December 2020

Many people imagine chemists as goggle-adorned scientists swirling round-bottom flasks. However, this is not the case with Dr Wai Chung Fu and his chemistry lab, where he is pioneering the use of automated robotic technology.