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Prof. Mai-har SHAM

Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President (Research)

Choh-Ming Li Professor of Biomedical Sciences

The Chinese University of Hong Kong



Prof. SHAM has been the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research) and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Biomedical Sciences at CUHK since 2020. Prof. SHAM provides leadership to the administration of research funding, interdisciplinary group research projects, research talents and partnerships with international institutions. She oversees the strategic development of innovation and entrepreneurship, including technology transfer, intellectual property management, start-ups and commercialization, and research impact at CUHK.

Prof. SHAM obtained her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, U.K. Before joining CUHK, she was the Associate Vice-President (Research), Head of the Department of Biochemistry, Assistant Dean (Research), Director of the Centre for Reproduction Development and Growth in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong.