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National Neuroscience Institute
Assoc Prof See Siew Ju
National Neuroscience Institute
Neurology (SGH Campus)
Senior Consultant

  • MBBS: National University of Singapore (1995)

  • MRCP: Royal College of Medicine, UK (1998)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Member, Clinical Neuroscience Society of Singapore (2009 - 2010)

  • Member, Division of Medicine Internal Medicine Roster Committee (May 2010 - March 2010)

  • Member, DukeNUS Clinical Skills Assessment Workgroup, DukeNUS Graduate Medical School (2009 - June 2010)\

  • Member, Year 2 Clinical Curriculum Committee, DukeNUS Graduate School (2008 - June 2010)

  • Member, Singapore General Hospital Intensive Care Unit Committee (2004 - 2009)


  • 2011: Pioneer Award, DukeNUS Graduate Medical School

  • 2011: Outstanding Educator Award, DukeNUS Graduate Medical School

  • 2010: Appreciation Award, DukeNUS Graduate Medical School (Class of 2012)

  • 2008/2009: Outstanding Educator Award, DukeNUS Graduate Medical School

  • 2008/2009: Outstanding Leadership Award, DukeNUS Graduate Medical School

  • 1995: Yeoh Khuan Joo Gold Medal (Surgery), Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore

  • 1995: Singapore Medical Association Bronze Medal, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore

  • 1995: Dean's List, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Publications and Research Trials

Refereed articles

  • Promising role of [18F] fluorocholine PET/CT vs [18]F fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT in primary brain tumors – early experience.

    Lam WW, Ng DC, Wong WY, Ong SC, Yu SW, See SJ.

    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2011;113(2):156-61.

  • Vanishing glioblastoma after corticosteroid therapy. Goh JJ, See SJ, Ang E, Ng WH.

    J Clin Neurosci 2009;16(9):1226-8.

  • A rare cause of reversible unilateral third nerve palsy.

    Lui NL, See SJ, J Thamboo.

    Journal of Neurological Sciences 2008;275:188-90.

  • Continuous single motor unit electromyographic activity in adefovir associated myopathy.

    Lo YL, See SJ, Tan CK. J Clin Neurosci 2008;15:1073-4.

  • Application of the McDonald MRI criteria in multiple sclerosis.

    Chan LL, Sitoh YY, Chong J, See SJ, Umapathi TN, Lim SH, Ong B.

    Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007;36:647-54.

  • Primary central nervous system lymphoma in an Asian population: a 15-year experience.

    Quek R, Ty A, Lim ST, See SJ, Wong MC, Yap SP, Sng I, Hee SW, Tao M.

    Onkologie. 2006 Oct;29(10):455-9.


  • Oligodendroglial tumor chemotherapy using "decreased-dose-intensity" PCV: a Singapore experience.

    Ty AU, See SJ, Rao JP, Khoo JB, Wong MC. Neurology. 2006 Jan 24;66(2):247-9.

  • The prognostic impact of histology and 1p/19q status in anaplastic oligodendroglial tumors.

    McDonald JM, See SJ, Tremont IW, Colman H, Gilbert MR, Groves M, Burger PC, Louis DN, Giannini C, Fuller G, Passe S, Blair H, Jenkins RB, Yang H, Ledoux A, Aaron J, Tipnis U, Zhang W, Hess K, Aldape K.

    Cancer. 2005 Oct 1;104(7):1468-77.

  • Comparison of magnetic resonance spectroscopy and perfusion-weighted imaging in presurgical grading of oligodendroglial tumors.

    Xu M, See SJ, Ng WH, Arul E, Back MF, Yeo TT, Lim CC.

    Neurosurgery. 2005 May;56(5):919-26.

  • Case reports of two biopsy proven patients with Creutzfeld-Jakob disease in Singapore.

    See SJ, Pan A, Seah A, Teo J, Chan LL, Wong MC.

    Ann Acad Med Singapore 2004;33:651-5.

  • 13-cis-retinoic acid in the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma multiforme.

    See SJ, Levin VA, Yung AWK, Hess KR, Groves MD.

    Neuro-Oncology 2004;6(3):253-8


  • Transient paroxysmal dyskinesia associated with basal ganglia lesions.

    See SJ, Chan LL, Tan EK.

    Eur Neurol 2003;50(2):117-8.


  • Severe amphethamine-induced bruxism: treatment with botulinum toxin.

    See SJ, Tan EK.

    Acta Neurol Scand 2003;107(2):161-3.

  • Cervical disc prolapse with cord compression presenting with choreoathetosis and dystonia. Tan EK, Lo YL, Chan LL, See SJ, Hong A, Wong MC.

    Neurology 2002;58:661-2.


  • Mixed nerve potential in brachial plexopathy.

    See SJ, Lo YL.

    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2002:104:16-9.

  • Restless legs syndrome in an Asian population: a study in Singapore.

    Tan EK, Seah A, See SJ, Lim E, Wong MC, Kok KK.

    Mov Disord 2001;16:577-9.


  • Racial differences in the prevalence of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease in Singapore.

    Lee YM, Kock KM, See SJ, Ng TM, Khor C, Teo EK. 

    J Gastroenterol Hepato 2000;15:622-5.

Reviews, Invited published papers 

  •  Improved median survival for glioblastoma multiforme following introduction of adjuvant temozolomide chemotherapy.
    Back MF, Ang EL, Ng WH, See SJ, Lim CC, Chan SP, Yeo TT.

    Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007;36(5):338-42.


  • Salvage chemotherapy in progressive high grade astrocytoma.

    See SJ, A Ty, Wong MC.

    Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007;36(5):343-6.


  • Improvements in quality of care resulting from a formal multidisciplinary tumour clinic in the management of high-grade glioma.

    Back MF, Ang EL, Ng WH, See SJ, Lim CC, Tay LL, Yeo TT.

    Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007 May;36(5):347-51.


  • Chemotherapy in Adults with Gliomas.

    See SJ, Gilbert MR.

    Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007;36(5):364-9.


  • Anaplastic astrocytoma: Diagnosis, prognosis and management.

    See SJ, Gilbert MR.

    Seminars of Oncology 2004;31(5):618-34

Published Abstracts

  •  Images in clinical medicine. Pseudoathetosis.

    Lo YL, See S.

    N Engl J Med. 2010 Nov 4:363(19):e29.

  • Safety of protracted low-dose temozolomide for patients with malignant glioma.

    A Ty, See SJ, Wong MC.

    Neuro-Oncology 2006;8(4):453.

  • Low grade oligodendroglioma and PCV chemotherapy: Pictures tell a tale.

    See SJ, Ty A, Wong MC.

    Neuro-Oncology 2004;6(4):382.


  • Application of the MacDonald MRI criteria in a multicenter study of multiple sclerosis patients in Singapore.

    Chan LL, Sitoh YY, Chong J, See SJ, Umapathi T, Lim SH, Ong B.

    Multiple Sclerosis 2004;10 suppl 2:S186.


  • Severe symptomatic carotid stenosis in Singapore.

    See SJ, CPL Chen, Wong MC, Apayago N, Wong A, Chang HM.

    Stroke 2000;31:2777.

Research Projects


  • Utility of [18F] FCH PET/CT vs [18F] FDG PET/CT in High Grade Primary Brain Tumor

    $9000 funded by the Department of Clinical Research, SGH for the year 2008

    Primary Investigator

Previous Research

  • Utility of a new PET ligand, [18F] Fluorocholine for metabolic imaging in primary brain tumors.

  • Outcomes of patients with high grade gliomas treated with chemotherapy.

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