Hong Kong University
As an expert in zoonotic viruses, Poon has published an assay for SARS-CoV-2 as well as a characterization of early infection.
Secondary Glioblastoma Genomics Study Leads to Proposed Treatment Target
By profiling the mutation patterns in secondary GBM cases, researchers found recurrent MET alterations and attempted to target it with a MET kinase inhibitor.
GWAS Data Analysis Generates List of Candidate Drugs for Psychiatric Conditions
Researchers from Hong Kong imputed transcriptomes from GWAS data and compared them to drug-induced gene expression profiles.
Studies Explore Genetics Behind Hepatitis B and C Virus-Associated Liver Cancers
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies in the early, online version of Nature Genetics are highlighting the types of genetic mutations that underlie the liver cancer hepatocellular carcinoma, including forms of the disease related to hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infection.
Hong Kong Universities Receive $15M for Research into Genomics, MDx
Three research projects targeting genomics and molecular diagnostics were among six grant winners in total.