Professor Wen Zilong, of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said he has kept the genetically modified zebrafish at his laboratory because their nervous systems are similar to that of humans. Photo: Handout

Fish kept at Hong Kong university could hold key to finding cure for dementia, say scientists who won prestigious innovation award

  • Professor Wen Zilong and team from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology win Croucher Innovation Award
  • Group has been studying zebrafish, which has a similar nervous system to humans
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Professor Wen Zilong, of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said he has kept the genetically modified zebrafish at his laboratory because their nervous systems are similar to that of humans. Photo: Handout
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