down syndrome

Dennis Lo Receives Prestigious 2022 Lasker Award

Dennis Lo was announced as the sole winner of the 2022 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for his discovery of fetal DNA in maternal blood that led to non-invasive testing for chromosomal abnormalities.

Scientists Discover The Genetic Basis Of Common Childhood Leukemia

Mutually exclusive mutations in the genes RAS and JAK2 account for two-thirds of all acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children.

BGI: The Kung Fu Panda Of The Genomic World

BGI Executive Director Dr. Wang Jun explains to Asian Scientist Magazine why the kung fu panda best describes the Chinese world leader in human, plant, and animal genetics research.

Cough Syrup Ingredient To Be Tested In Down Syndrome Clinical Trial

Researchers say that a common ingredient in cough syrup could significantly improve the quality of life of people with Down syndrome.

Dr. Rossa Chiu, Chinese Uni. Of Hong Kong, Talks To Asian Scientist Magazine

We speak with CUHK's Prof. Rossa Chiu Wai Kwun, a doctor who has developed a safer, non-invasive technique for fetal genetic testing.