Kathy O. Lui

Dr Kathy O. Lui

Dr. Lui has completed her B.Sc (Hons, First Class) and M.Phil. degrees at Department of Biochemistry, Chinese University of Hong Kong. With support from the Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Scholarship, Dr. Lui completed her Ph.D training at Oxford University in 2009. 

Dr. Lui was also the recipient of the Senior Scholarship at Lincoln College, Oxford and the Peter Beaconsfield Prize in Physiological Sciences, Oxford which is awarded specifically to young researchers who are ‘capable of escaping from the stereotype of narrow specialization, and who display a wider grasp of the significance and potential applicability of their research’. After her Ph.D., Dr. Lui has received the Croucher Foundation Fellowship and continued her postdoctoral training in the field of Stem Cell and Heart Regeneration at Harvard University.

Dr. Lui is an Assistant Professor at Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Science and Department of Chemical Pathology, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Aug 2014).

Current work

Dr Lui's laboratory studies organ repair through vascular regeneration using both cell-based (e.g. stem cells) and cell-free (e.g. monoclonal antibodies and modified mRNA) approaches.