HKUMed found that robust SARS-CoV-2 infection in nasal turbinate underlies incomplete protection by systemic antibody or vaccine
4 Mar 2021
Researchers at the AIDS Institute, Department of Microbiology and State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, LKS Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), in collaboration with scientists at Tsinghua University and Columbia University, conducted a study for determining site-specific prevention of SARS-CoV-2 [...]
Thirteen HKU academics named amongst the world's most highly cited researchers in 2020
19 Nov 2020
Thirteen academics of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have been named by Clarivate Analytics in its list of “2020 Highly Cited Researchers” as the most influential in the world. Their works have been highly cited by fellow academics and are hence making a significant impact in ongoing research in their respective fields of study. [...]
HKU’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for human clinical trial
9 Sep 2020
The vaccine candidate against Covid-19 co-developed by HKU’s State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases (the SKL), has been approved by China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) for human clinical trials. [...]
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