hirschsprung disease

Paul Tam To Receive 2020 Rehbein Medal

HKU Professor Paul Tam is the first Asian to receive the Rehbein Medal from the European Paediatric Surgeons’ Association.

Paul Tam Receives The Denis Browne Gold Medal

Professor Paul Tam is the first surgeon in Hong Kong, and the fourth surgeon in Asia, to be presented with the Denis Browne Gold Medal since its inception in 1968.

Personalized Stem Cells Shed Light On Hirschsprung Disease

In stem cells derived from patients with two different forms of Hirschpsrung disease, researchers have corrected the causal genetic mutations with CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing.

Sonic Hedgehog Signaling Implicated In Genetic Gut Disease

The sonic hedgehog signaling pathway has been found to play a role in Hirschsprung disease, where babies are born without nerve cells in their gut.