Media Coverage: Revel in Retirement - The Body Donation Programme
Nov 19, 2019
What do we leave after death? Becoming Great Body Teacher may be one of the way to contribute. The Body Donation Programme was introduced in TVB health programme 《無耆不有》 on TVB Finance & Information Channel broadcast on November 19, 2019.
Press Release: HKU Develops a New Platform for Accelerating Protein Engineering and Optimising CRISPR Protein for Higher Fidelity in Gene Editing
Jul 17, 2019
A research team from the School of Biomedical Sciences, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), has developed the first platform for assembling and barcoding protein-encoding sequences carrying multiple mutations en masse and has coupled it with next-generation sequencing to track all variants in an unprecedented throughput.
Community Engagement: Talk Series on Emerging Technologies – Science, Opportunities and Challenges
Jul 12, 2019
Dr. Bo Gao, Dr. Alan Wong and Dr. Stephanie Ma of the School of Biomedical Sciences of HKUMed delivered a talk about genome editing on 12 July 2019 at the Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre.
Press Release: HKU Discovers Stem Cell Breakthrough Offers New Avenue for Advancing Research into Embryonic Development, Regenerative Medicine, Biotechnology and Agriculture
Jun 03, 2019
A new approach to deriving stem cells that was led and developed by scholars from LKS Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), in collaboration with scientists from the Wellcome Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK and the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut in Germany, offers groundbreaking potential for studying embryonic development and producing translational research in genomics and regenerative medicine, biotechnology and agriculture.
Press Release: HKU discovers new potential targeted approach in the treatment of ovarian cancer
Feb 26, 2019
Researchers at the School of Biomedical Sciences and Department of Pathology, LKS Faculty of Medicine at The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) have discovered a new genetic marker to guide targeted therapy for ovarian cancer patients, a major discovery that could lead to new treatment opportunities for ovarian cancer.
Press Release: HKU and Imperial College London Develop the First Robotic Aptamer-based Platform for Hormone Pulsatility Measurement, Enabling Better Diagnosis of Reproductive Disorders
Feb 21, 2019
The LKS Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) has collaborated with Imperial College London to develop and apply a new robotic platform technology to measure hormone pulse patterns in reproductive disorder patients. This is the first demonstration of this technology which is expected to be widely applied to a wide range of diagnostic scenarios in the future.