Christopher Chao, dean of engineering at HKU (left), and Fawwaz Habbal, executive dean for education and research at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, shake hands in front of Xiang Zhang, president and vice-chancellor at HKU (left), Chief Executive Carrie Lam, and Kur Tong, United States Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Winson Wong

Gene editing not on the agenda as University of Hong Kong and Harvard join forces in bid to make disease detection faster, easier and smarter

  • Two institutions collaborate for first time in setting up new laboratory in Hong Kong
  • Focus will be on inventing means of improving diagnosis of diseases so treatment can start earlier
Topic |   Medicine

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Christopher Chao, dean of engineering at HKU (left), and Fawwaz Habbal, executive dean for education and research at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, shake hands in front of Xiang Zhang, president and vice-chancellor at HKU (left), Chief Executive Carrie Lam, and Kur Tong, United States Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Winson Wong
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