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ADA LEUNG, PHD

Founder, Director of Operations

Dr. Leung is an inventor of the Metaplex technology. She completed her PhD at the University of British Columbia, where she was awarded a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. During her PhD, she contributed to over 10 peer-reviewed publications. Her thesis work involved identifying and validating novel targets that could be used to enhance platinum-based chemotherapy against non-small cell lung cancer. In the final years of her PhD, Dr. Leung undertook another project which contributed to the development of the Metaplex technology. She recently completed her Mitacs Elevate Fellowship under the supervision of Dr. Chris Orvig. She is now the Director of Operations managing research programs as well as business development projects.