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SINGHEALTH DUKE-NUS AMC RESEARCHERS WIN NATIONAL RESEARCH AWARDSnmrc 2022.png

Our heartiest congratulations to the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre's latest winners of the National Medical Research Council (NMRC) awards*, fellowships and scholarships!

This year, two teams led by NCCS and SNEC received the Open Fund-Large Collaborative Grant (OF-LCG) of S$25 million each for their research in liver cancer and glaucoma respectively.

We also recognize 20 clinician scientists and researchers who have received talent development awards under the Singapore Translational Research Investigator Award, Clinician Scientist Award and the Transition Award categories. These awards are presented to talented clinician scientists and researchers who do internationally-competitive and cutting edge translational and clinical research.

In addition, 2 healthcare professionals, including an allied health professional, received the Clinician Innovator Award and 3 clinician scientists received the Health Promotion, Preventive Health, Population Health and Health Services Research (HPHSR) Clinician Scientist Awards (HSCA) - Investigator a
ward which aims to about significant and sustainable benefits to Singapore's health outcomes in areas of health promotion, preventive health, population health and health services research. These awards and programmes transform medicine and improve patient care for Singapore and beyond.

Full listing of award winners as follows:

*(NMRC awards from Jun ’21 and Nov ‘21 grant call cycles)

OPEN FUND- LARGE COLLABORATIVE GRANT (OF-LCG) S$25 Million

Precision Medicine in Liver Cancer across an Asia-Pacific Network (PLANet 2.0)

Prof Pierce Chow and his team from NCCS, A*STAR’s GIS and IMCB, CSI Singapore and Duke-NUS                    

TAckling & Reducing Glaucoma Blindness with Emerging Technologies (TARGET)

Prof Aung Tin and his team from SERI, CGH, Duke-NUS, A*STAR, NTU and NUHS

SINGAPORE TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH INVESTIGATOR AWARD (STaR)

Prof Marcus Ong
SGH, DUKE-NUS

Prof Stuart Cook
NHCS,Duke-NUS

Assoc Prof Toh Han Chong
NCCS, Duke-NUS

CLINICIAN SCIENTIST AWARD – SENIOR INVESTIGATOR (CSA-SI)

Prof Tina Wong 
SNEC, SERI, DUKE-NUS

CLINICIAN SCIENTIST AWARD – INVESTIGATOR (CSI-INV)

Dr Adeline Ng
NNI, Duke-NUS

Asst Prof Angela Koh
NHCS, Duke-NUS

Assoc Prof Donny Hoang
SNEC, SERI, Duke-NUS

Assoc Prof Gavin Tan
SNEC, SERI, Duke-NUS

Dr Lim Tze Peng
SGH, Duke-NUS

Assoc Prof Liu Yu-Chi
SNEC, SERI, Duke-NUS

Asst Prof Saumya Shekhar Jamuar
KKH, Duke-NUS

Asst Prof Shweta Singhal
SNEC, SERI, Duke-NUS

Assoc Prof Sng Ban Leong
KKH, Duke-NUS

HEALTH PROMOTION, PREVENTIVE HEALTH, POPULATION HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH (HPHSR) CLINICIAN SCIENTIST AWARDS (HSCA)- INVESTIGATOR

Assoc Prof Charumathi Sabanayagam
SERI, Duke-NUS           

Assoc Prof Low Lian Leng
SCH, Duke-NUS

Dr Tham Yih Chung
SERI, Duke-NUS

CLINICIAN INNOVATOR AWARD

Dr Jasmine Ong
SGH

Dr Tay Hsien Ts'ung
SGH, Duke-NUS

TRANSITION AWARD (TA)

Clin Assoc Prof Chong Shu-Ling
KKH, Duke-NUS               

Asst Prof Francis Wong
SKH, Duke-NUS

Clin Asst Prof Jason Chan
NCCS, Duke-NUS

Clin Asst Prof Lohendran Baskaran
NHCS, Duke-NUS

Assoc Prof Marcus Ang
SNEC, SERI, Duke-NUS

Dr Oh Choon Chiat
SGH, Duke-NUS

Dr Troy Puar
CGH, Duke-NUS