Hu Hailan

Institution
Zhejiang University

Country
China

Field
Biomedical Sciences

Hu received the 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science International Award for her research on the underlying neurobiology of mental health disorders like depression.

(Photo: Zhejiang University)

AWARDS
  • 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science International Award

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