Lam Minh Yen – Emerging Infections Group

Dr Lâm Minh Yến

Senior Study Doctor

Dr Lam Minh Yen, MD, works on clinical research of vaccine-preventable, emerging infections and also critically ill patients of infectious diseases such as tetanus, diphtheria, hepatitis, rabies, influenza, dengue, sepsis…

She is also interested in the long-term functional improvement of severe patients through rehabilitation and innovation programs. Because of her vast experience in clinical research, Dr Yen can organise clinical trials from the beginning, monitor clinical trials, train international and local guidelines, write academic guidelines for infectious diseases, train Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and work in the field with communities (as consultant or trainer).

Recognised internationally, Dr Yen was named an Australian Alumni Ambassador – one of only 12 selected by the Australian Government from across the global network of more than 2.5 million alumni. 




Awarded a 2017 Flinders University Convocational Medal acknowledging her contribution, leadership in her field, and the advancement of professional practice in the research and treatment of tropical diseases.

2006 – 2016

Worked as Vice-Director of the Hospital for Tropical Diseases


MSc from Flinders University in South Australia


MSc from University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City.


Became the Head of Tetanus ICU, Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City


Started working at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City


Graduated from University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City.


Angela McBride, Huynh Thi Le Duyen, Nguyen Lam Vuong, Phan Vinh Tho, Luong Thi Hue Tai, Nguyen Thanh Phong, Nguyen Thanh Ngoc, Lam Minh Yen, Phung Tran Huy Nhat, Tran Thuy Vi, Martin J Llewelyn, Louise Thwaites, Nguyen Van Hao, Sophie Yacoub
PLoS Negl Trop Dis
March 27, 2024
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0012071
An Phuoc Luu, Truong Thanh Nguyen, Van Thi Cam Cao, Trinh Hoang Diem Ha, Lien Thi Thu Chung, Trung Ngoc Truong, Tung Nguyen Le Nhu, Khoa Bach Dao, Hao Van Nguyen, Phan Nguyen Quoc Khanh, Khanh Thuy Thuy Le, Luu Hoai Bao Tran, Phung Tran Huy Nhat, Duc Minh Tran, Yen Minh Lam, Catherine Louise Thwaites, Jacob Mcknight, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Jennifer Ilo Van Nuil; Vietnam ICU Translational Applications Laboratory (VITAL)
JMIR Res Protoc
January 5, 2024
DOI: 10.2196/44619
Collaboration for Research, Implementation and Training in Critical Care in Asia and Africa (CCAA); Aasiyah Rashan, Abi Beane, Aniruddha Ghose, Arjen M Dondorp, Arthur Kwizera, Bharath Kumar Tirupakuzhi Vijayaraghavan, Bruce Biccard, Cassia Righy, C Louise Thwaites, Christopher Pell, Cornelius Sendagire, David Thomson, Dilanthi Gamage Done, Diptesh Aryal, Duncan Wagstaff, Farah Nadia, Giovanni Putoto, Hem Panaru, Ishara Udayanga, John Amuasi, Jorge Salluh, Krishna Gokhale, Krishnarajah Nirantharakumar, Luigi Pisani, Madiha Hashmi, Marcus Schultz, Maryam Shamal Ghalib, Mavuto Mukaka, Mohammed Basri Mat-Nor, Moses Siaw-Frimpong, Rajendra Surenthirakumaran, Rashan Haniffa, Ronnie P Kaddu, Snehal Pinto Pereira, Srinivas Murthy, Steve Harris, Suneetha Ramani Moonesinghe, Sutharshan Vengadasalam, Swagata Tripathy, Tiffany E Gooden, Timo Tolppa, Vrindha Pari, Wangari Waweru-Siika, Yen Lam Minh
Wellcome Open Res
November 1, 2023
DOI: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.18710.3
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