MBBS, MRCP (UK), GradDip in Healthcare Management and Leadership (SMU)
Specialty: Medical Oncology
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Prof Lim Soon Thye graduated from the National University of Singapore and subsequently obtained his membership with the Royal College of Physician (UK). He received specialist training in medical oncology at the National Cancer Centre Singapore and further training in lymphoid malignancies at the University of Southern California.
Prof Lim’s research focus is on lymphoid malignancies; in particular T and NK/T cell lymphomas, that occur more frequently in Asia. He is the co-founder of the Asian Lymphoma Study Group, which includes academic medical centers across Asia. Currently, Prof Lim is also the lead investigator of a translational and clinical Research (TCR) flagship programme funded by NMRC (National Lymphoma Translational Research Program: From Genomics to Therapeutics). His team now leads the blood cancer (T cell lymphoma) genomics project at the International Cancer Genomics Consortium. His research efforts won him the 3rd Kobayashi Foundation Award in May 2014 in Taipei. Previously, he was also awarded Singhealth Distinguished Young leader Award in 2011. In 2015, he is also conferred the title of Tanoto Professorship in Lymphoma Research.
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