Editor-in-Chief, The AAPS Journal
Ho-Leung Fung, Ph.D., is a professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Buffalo, The State University of New York. He received his undergraduate pharmacy training at the Victorian College of Pharmacy (now a faculty of Monash University, Australia), and his Ph.D. degree in Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutics in 1970 from the University of Kansas.
Fung's awards include Research Achievement Awards from AAPS in 1988 and the American Pharmaceutical Association in 1992; a MERIT grant award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in 1988; and the Takeru and Aya Higuchi Award from the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology Japan in 1995. He has been a member of the NIH Pharmacology Study Section (1988–1992), and member (1995–7) and chairman (1996–8) of the NIGMS Pharmacological Sciences Review Committee.
He served as President of AAPS in 1997, and received the honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) degree from Monash University of Australia in 2008. He is the scientific program chair of the Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2010. His research interests involve the bioanalysis, drug delivery, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of nitric oxide donors, and mechanisms of nitric oxide modulation.