Prof Dennis Lo awarded The 2021 Royal Medal in Biological Sciences

Prof Dennis Lo, Founding Member of The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences, was awarded the Royal Medal 2021 by the Royal Society of London for the discovery of fetal DNA in maternal plasma, developing non-invasive prenatal testing, and making foundational contributions for other types of liquid biopsies.  Prof Lo is the first Chinese scientist to receive the Royal Medal for the contribution to the advancement of “Natural Knowledge” in the biological sciences category since the establishment of the award 200 years ago.

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