The research paper titled ‘Promoting the Modernization of Drug Regulatory System and Regulatory Capacity: International Experiences in Benchmarking Drug Regulatory Capacity’ by Carolina Ung Oi Lam, assistant professor of the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) at the University of Macau (UM), and her research team, was published in the China Food & Drug Administration Magazine, an official publication of the National Medical Products Administration. The paper discusses the use of benchmarking, a method for continuous improvement of regulatory capacity, in the evaluation of drug regulation system. The team analysed the benchmarking indicator systems and tools used by various international regulatory agencies in pursuit of a guiding reference for drug regulatory capacity building. The paper was co-authored by Ung, Hu Hao, professor of ICMS, and Shi Junnan and Chen Xianwen, doctoral students of ICMS.