Dr Lam, Jenny Ka Wing 林嘉頴
- Investigate the cellular uptake pathway and intracellular trafficking of macromolecules
- Design and characterise pH responsive polymer and peptide for nucleic acids (e.g. DNA and siRNA) delivery
- Development of intranasal and inhalation delivery system for therapeutic nucleic acids, proteins and peptides
- Development of antimicrobial peptides as new class of antibacterial agents
Dr Jenny Lam obtained her degree in Pharmacy (MPharm) from The University of Nottingham (UK). She is registered as a pharmacist in the UK and Hong Kong. She completed her PhD in drug delivery ('Phosphorylcholine-based copolymer as synthetic vector for gene delivery') at the University of Nottingham. Shortly afterwards, she was awarded the Maplethorpe Fellowship, continued her research in nucleic acid delivery and promoted pharmaceutical education in the Department of Pharmacy at King's College London (UK). In 2009, Dr Lam joined the Department and Pharmacology and Pharmacy in the University of Hong Kong, and in 2012, she was awarded the Faculty Teaching Medal for her excellence in teaching. Her research interest is focused on the development of novel delivery system for macromolecular therapeutics including nucleic acids, proteins and peptides. She is the principal investigator of a number of research projects funded by RGC, HMRF and NSFC.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2013-04-01||King's/HKU Fellowship Awards 2013/14: The University of Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|2012-11-01||Faculty Teaching Medal 2012: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU||Teaching Accomplishment|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|09/2010 - Present||Registered Pharmacist||Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Hong Kong|
|07/2002 - Present||Member||Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain|
|10/2010 - Present||Registered Pharmacist||General Pharmaceutical Council, United Kingdom|
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