Dr Lai-Ying Zhang
Lai-Ying gained her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Queensland in 2014, graduating with First Class Honours. She undertook her Respiratory training at The Prince Charles Hospital and Cairns Base Hospital, and completed a Fellowship in Lung Transplantation and Pulmonary Hypertension at the Queensland Lung Transplant Service in 2022. Her clinical and research interests lie in interstitial lung disease, especially idiopathic and familial pulmonary fibrosis, end-stage lung disease, and pulmonary hypertension. She is currently undertaking a PhD investigating the transcriptional profiles of immune cells in pulmonary fibrosis at the University of Queensland, in the hopes of advancing diagnostic paradigms and drug discovery for patients with fibrotic lung disease.