Jenny Ka Wing Lam, PhD

The University of Hong Kong

Dr Jenny Lam obtained her MPharm and PhD from The University of Nottingham, UK. Her PhD project was on the development of non-viral vector for gene delivery. After working in the National Physical Laboratory for a year and a half, Dr Lam was awarded the Maplethorpe Fellowship, continued her research in nucleic acid delivery in the Department of Pharmacy at King's College London, UK. Dr Lam joined the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy in the University of Hong Kong in 2009 as Assistant Professor, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2016. Her research is focused on the development of novel delivery system for macromolecular therapeutics including nucleic acids and proteins, with special interest in the use of particle engineering methods to produce inhaled dry powder formulations for the treatment/prevention of respiratory diseases. She is the principal investigator of a number of research projects funded by RGC, HMRF and NSFC, and has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles on drug delivery.