Prof Dennis Lo named “Top 20 Translational Researchers of 2017” by Nature Biotechnology

Prof Dennis Lo has been named the “Top 20 Translational Researchers of 2017” by Nature Biotechnology for his achievement in non-invasive prenatal diagnostic testing. Prof. Lo is among the world’s top 5 translational researchers in 2017. He has received this honour for 2 years in a row and is the only Hong Kong Scientist on the list. 


The non-invasive prenatal diagnostic testing developed by Prof Lo following his discovery of fetal DNA in maternal plasma has been widely used in over 90 countries for nearly 10 million of pregnant women worldwide.


Nature Biotechnology ranked the biotech’s top translational researchers based on the total patents granted in 2017 and the most-cited patent for the past 5 years.

 

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