Croucher Foundation News

January 2022

Discovery by Croucher Scholar at HKUMed may improve liver cancer treatment 24 January 2022

Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, HCC) is the fifth most common cancer in Hong Kong and the third leading cause of cancer deaths, with more than 1,800 newly registered cases annually, underlining the importance of research that helps fight the disease.

Citizen science is expanding our knowledge of Hong Kong’s jellyfish 18 January 2022

Citizens help document and learn about Hong Kong’s jellyfish.

Marine ecologists find low functional diversity of invertebrates threatens mangroves 10 January 2022

Mangrove forests were once dominant in the tropics but have been disappearing at alarming rates worldwide. This threatened ecosystem supports a broad range of specialised invertebrates, however little is known about the impact of mangrove deforestation on the functional diversity and resilience of these resident fauna.