Associate Professor EE Pui Lai

BSc (Pharm)(Hons), National University of Singapore
PhD, University of Illinois, Chicago

Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore
18 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543
Tel: +65 6516 2653
Fax: +65 6779 1554
Research Website

Teaching Activities in NUS

Dosage form design, pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Research Interests

Cancer therapeutics

  • Role of secreted Wnt antagonists in osteosarcoma progression
  • Screening, characterization and structure-activity relationship studies of potent antagonists of the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway


Novel delivery systems

  • Novel hybrid PEG-peptide hydrogels for stem cell delivery in cartilage repair
  • Cationic polymers for DNA/siRNA/miRNA delivery
  • Antimicrobial peptides for TB therapy