Kathy Lui 呂愛蘭

  • Innovation Award in 2017 at Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Fellowship in 2009 at Harvard University

Dr. Lui has completed her B.Sc (Hons, First Class) and M.Phil. degrees at Department of Biochemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. With support from the Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Scholarship, Dr. Lui completed her D.Phil. training in the field of Stem Cell Immunology at Oxford University in 2009. Dr. Lui was also the recipient of 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 D.Phil., Dr. Lui has received the Croucher Foundation Fellowship and continued her postdoctoral training in the field of Stem Cells and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University.

Dr. Lui has returned to the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor in 2014. She is now an Associate Professor at Department of Chemical Pathology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has been supported by the Croucher Innovation Award in 2017 and been awarded the first batch of NSFC Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macau) in 2019. She has been conferred as the Research Grants Council Research Fellow in 2022.  


Dr Lui's laboratory studies the pathological causes of and therapeutic targets against cardiovascular diseases by targeting the immune system particularly T lymphocytes.