Towards treatment of a rare neurodegenerative disease
18 March 2019
Scientists have identified a compound to possibly cure neurodegenerative diseases.
Genetic marker for ovarian cancer treatment
14 March 2019
Researchers have identified a genetic marker to guide targeted therapy for ovarian cancer.
Neutron scattering lab officially launched
11 March 2019
Hong Kong’s first laboratory on neutron scattering was officially established.
Professor Paul Tam to receive 2020 Rehbein Medal
28 February 2019
Professor Paul Tam is the first Asian to receive the Rehbein Medal.
Novel microrobots detect lethal bacteria in 15 minutes
25 February 2019
A fluorescent microrobot has been developed to shorten the detection time.
Viral genetic factors linked to nasopharyngeal cancer
19 February 2019
Nasopharyngeal cancer is prevalent among young adult males in Guangdong.
A new toolkit for studying how PARP activity boosts cancers
13 February 2019
New method developed by Croucher scholar helps to study ADP-ribosylation.
Friends or foes? Resident T cells in the skin
8 February 2019
Dr Stanley Cheuk studied the role of resident memory T cells in psoriasis and vitiligo.
Building insights on brain plasticity
31 January 2019
Dr Henry Hing Cheong Lee is helping to demonstrate how neural inhibition is critical to normal brain functions and development.
Superdrug identified in fight against deadly viruses
29 January 2019
Prof Kwok-Yung Yuen has identified a broad-spectrum antiviral drug for epidemic control.
Algae discovered to make polygonal shapes
23 January 2019
A Croucher scholar has revealed mathematical secrets behind the movement of Euglena.
Spinning to a 2D future
15 January 2019
Professor Xiaodong Cui has been experimenting with solid-state physics.
Deciphering the role of mechanosensitive proteins
14 January 2019
Alex Tsui is involved in a research related to a mysterious family of cellular proteins.
Educating the next generation of doctors
11 January 2019
Dr Forshing Lui is exploring the generation gap in medical education.
Genetic switches identified in glioblastoma tumours
7 January 2019
Tinyi Chu has identified switches in different types of glioblastoma tumours.
Croucher Foundation Day Dinner 2018
11 December 2018
Croucher Foundation celebrates its 39th anniversary on the evening of Friday, December 7, 2018.
Welcome Class of 2018
10 December 2018
21 outstanding scientists have been awarded the 2018 Croucher Scholarship, Fellowship and Studentship.
Genetic trigger for schizophrenia affirmed
30 November 2018
Dr Hannah Xue has solved a genetic mystery related to chronic mental disorder.
Scholar wins award for cancer breakthroughs
15 November 2018
Jun Yu received an award for her contributions to the Chinese science community.
Securing our online future
8 November 2018
A Croucher Fellow is recognised for his leading research on internet security and privacy protection for blockchain technology.