Mary-Claire King receiving the Shaw Prize from Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam last week. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

For Shaw Prize winner Mary-Claire King, mapping genetic link to breast cancer just one of many challenges overcome

Groundbreaking researcher recalls scepticism in field as well as technological constraints in career marked by mathematical approach and inspired by father’s questions

Topic |   Hong Kong cancer therapy

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Mary-Claire King receiving the Shaw Prize from Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam last week. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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