Professor Chen Zhiwei, director of the Aids Institute and professor of the Department of Microbiology (Right), and Dr Allen Cheung Ka Loon, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. Photo: Handout Professor Chen Zhiwei, director of the Aids Institute and professor of the Department of Microbiology (Right), and Dr Allen Cheung Ka Loon, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. Photo: Handout
Professor Chen Zhiwei, director of the Aids Institute and professor of the Department of Microbiology (Right), and Dr Allen Cheung Ka Loon, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong scientists make potential HIV treatment breakthrough

Researchers discover antibody that could help to prevent a potentially deadly gut infection in HIV patients

Professor Chen Zhiwei, director of the Aids Institute and professor of the Department of Microbiology (Right), and Dr Allen Cheung Ka Loon, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. Photo: Handout Professor Chen Zhiwei, director of the Aids Institute and professor of the Department of Microbiology (Right), and Dr Allen Cheung Ka Loon, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. Photo: Handout
Professor Chen Zhiwei, director of the Aids Institute and professor of the Department of Microbiology (Right), and Dr Allen Cheung Ka Loon, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. Photo: Handout
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