Associate Director, School of Chinese Medicine and Director, Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner (HK) Professor Lin graduated from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in 1987 with a BSc in Chinese Medicine. After graduation, he worked as a Chinese medicine doctor at the Affiliated Hospital of Guangdong Provincial Research Institute of Chinese Medicine. In 1991 he moved to England to study English language, followed by a PhD degree study at the Department of Pharmacy, King College, University of London. He obtained his PhD degree in Pharmacognosy in 1999. From 1998 to 2002, he was employed as a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader on the Chinese Medicine Programme, Middlesex University in London where he was involved with basic and clinical teachings of Chinese medicine. Professor Lin joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003, and is now Professor and Associate Director of the School. His main research interests include: (1). Pharmacological studies on Chinese medicines for psoriasis, eczema, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer and neuroprotection; and (2). Clinical trials on effectiveness and safety of Chinese medicine for some common diseases, such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, macular edema, allergic rhinitis, urticaria and long-COVID. Over the years, he has published over 230 research articles on Chinese medicine; among them, about 200 articles are in the SCI journals.