Award nominee Allen Yu at the Science Park. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Founders of Hong Kong genetics firm turn research project into action plan to improve care for patients of hereditary brain disease

  • Duo behind Codex Genetics specialise in DNA sequencing and want to cut waiting time and cost for tests on spinocerebellar ataxia sufferers
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Award nominee Allen Yu at the Science Park. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Spirit of Hong Kong Awards nominee Darlie Lau, with a miniature model of Rehabao, a robot he designed to help the elderly. Photo: Edmond So

Meet ‘Rehabao’, the smiling robot that helps Hong Kong’s elderly patients recover from stroke

  • Device is aimed at easing loneliness of those with lack of human interaction in rehabilitation
  • Especially aimed at users who cannot commute to care facilities
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Spirit of Hong Kong Awards nominee Darlie Lau, with a miniature model of Rehabao, a robot he designed to help the elderly. Photo: Edmond So
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