SingHealth Duke-NUS researchers win national awards

08 March 2017 | Awards & RecognitionResearch 

The National Medical Research Council (NMRC) awards are presented to clinician scientists and researchers to carry out translational and clinical research in Singapore – to transform patient care with their research.

Our heartiest congratulations to the following NMRC Award 2017 recipients from the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre! 

CLINICIAN SCIENTIST AWARD
Senior Investigator Category

Associate Professor Marcus Ong
Senior Consultant, Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital
Associate Professor, Health Services & Systems Research Programme, Duke-NUS

Associate Professor Jerry Chan
Senior Consultant , Department of Reproductive Medicine,  KK Women's & Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Programme, Duke-NUS

Associate Professor Cheng Ching-Yu
Clinician Scientist, Glaucoma Department,  Singapore National Eye Centre
Head, Ocular Epidemiology Research Group & Head, Statistics Support Platform, Singapore Eye Research Institute
Associate Professor, Academic Medicine Research Institute, Duke-NUS

Investigator Category                             

Associate Professor Narayanan Gopalakrishna Iyer
Senior Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology National Cancer Centre Singapore
Head, SingHealth Duke-NUS Head & Neck Centre
Associate Professor, Academic Medicine Research Institute, Duke-NUS
Deputy Vice Chair, Surgery Academic Clinical Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Associate Professor Sng Ban Leong
Deputy Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Women’s Anaesthesia;
Director, KK Research Centre, KKH Associate Professor, Academic Medicine Research Institute, Duke-NUS
Vice Chair, Research, Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Associate Professor Jenny Low Guek Hong
Senior Consultant, Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital
Adjunct Associate Professor, Medical Education, Research and Education Department, Duke-NUS

 

TRANSITION AWARD

Dr Wan-Yee Teo
Clinician Scientist, KK Women's & Children's Hospital; Humphrey Oei Institute of Cancer Research, National Cancer Centre Singapore
Assistant Professor, Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Programme, Duke-NUS
Principal Investigator, Paediatric Brain Tumor Research Office, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Dr Hemant Vijaykumar Unadkat
Clinician Scientist, National Dental Centre Singapore
Assistant Professor, Oral Health Academic Clinical Programme,  SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Dr Lim Tze Peng
Senior Principal Pharmacist Researcher, Singapore General Hospital
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Medicine Academic Clinical Programmme, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Dr Gavin Tan Siew Wei
Consultant, Surgical Retina Department, Singapore National Eye Centre
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

        

NMRC RESEARCH TRAINING FELLOWSHIP

Dr Wong Pek Choo Adele
Consultant, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, KK Women's & Children's Hospital
Adjunct Instructor, Pathology Academic Clinical Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Dr Lao Zhentang
Consultant, Department of Haematology, Singapore General Hospital
Adjunct Instructor, Medicine Academic Clinical Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Dr Chee Hoe Kit
Consultant, Periodontic Unit, Department of Restorative Dentistry, National Dental Centre Singapore

Dr Yang Meijuan, Grace
Consultant , Division of Palliative Medicine , National Cancer Centre Singapore
Adjunct Instructor, Oncology Academic Clinical Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Dr Chong Shu-Ling
Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, KK Women's & Children's Hospital
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

Dr Lee Guek Eng
Consultant , Division of Medical Oncology , National Cancer Centre Singapore

Dr Ng Kok Pin
Associate Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute

Dr Li Lingjun
Clinician Scientist, Singapore Eye Research Institute
Instructor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC

 

MOH HEALTHCARE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP (MCI PROGRAM)

Dr Chen Yunxin
Associate Consultant, Department of Haematology, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Oh Choon Chiat
Associate Consultant, Department of Dermatology, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Lee Wai Kheong Ryan
Senior Resident, Year 5, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KK Women's & Children's Hospital

Dr Huang Weiting
Senior Resident, Year 3,  Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore

Dr Chen Kenneth
Senior Resident , Year 5, Department of Urology, Singapore General Hospital


See SingHealth Duke-NUS winners from 2016, 2015

About the National Medical Research Council (NMRC)
The NMRC, established under MOH in 1994, provides competitive research funds to publicly funded healthcare institutions; awards competitive research funds for thematic programmes and developmental projects; provides support for critical infrastructure for clinical research;  and nurtures clinician scientists through awards and fellowships.



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