Dennis Lo, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Joshua Mendell

Dennis Lo is the Director of the Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his undergraduate education from the University of Cambridge, and his Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the University of Oxford. He discovered the presence of cell-free fetal DNA in maternal plasma in 1997 and is a key driver of non-invasive prenatal diagnosis. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Sciences, and has been awarded the King Faisal International Prize in Medicine in 2014.

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