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Dr. Henry Lai, Ph.D.
Bioengineering Professor Emeritus


Professor Lai is a professor emeritus of Bioengineering at the University of Washington. He has a long research career focused on biological effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic fields (from extremely-low frequency to radiofrequency) and their possible medical applications with research end points covering molecular biology, neurochemistry, behaviour, and cancer treatment. He had a further interest in the development of artemisinins and its analogs for cancer treatment and prevention. From 2009 to 2018, Prof. Lai has served as a co-editor-in-chief of the international peer-reviewed journal Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine. Prof. Lai has published over one hundred peer-reviewed research publications. The Seattle Magazine named Prof. Lai as one of the most influential people in Seattle in 2011.