(From left) Members of the research team Dr Russell Wade Chan, postdoctoral fellow, HKU; Professor Ed Wu Xuekui, Lam Woo Professor of Biomedical Engineering, HKU; and Dr Alex Leong Tze-lun, postdoctoral fellow. Photo: David Wong
(From left) Members of the research team Dr Russell Wade Chan, postdoctoral fellow, HKU; Professor Ed Wu Xuekui, Lam Woo Professor of Biomedical Engineering, HKU; and Dr Alex Leong Tze-lun, postdoctoral fellow. Photo: David Wong

‘Heart of brain’ breakthrough may aid treatment of disorders, Hong Kong scientists say

Researchers prove a region in organ drives connected functions, and discovery could help treat Alzheimer’s disease, depression and autism

(From left) Members of the research team Dr Russell Wade Chan, postdoctoral fellow, HKU; Professor Ed Wu Xuekui, Lam Woo Professor of Biomedical Engineering, HKU; and Dr Alex Leong Tze-lun, postdoctoral fellow. Photo: David Wong
(From left) Members of the research team Dr Russell Wade Chan, postdoctoral fellow, HKU; Professor Ed Wu Xuekui, Lam Woo Professor of Biomedical Engineering, HKU; and Dr Alex Leong Tze-lun, postdoctoral fellow. Photo: David Wong
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