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Clin Asst Prof Lau Man Chun Jeffrey

Dr Lau Man Chun Jeffrey from National Heart Centre Singapore

Clin Asst Prof Lau Man Chun Jeffrey


Senior Consultant

National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiology

Sub-specialties: Echocardiography

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Coronary Artery Disease, Valvular Heart Disease.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Cardiology National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore

Academic Appointments

  • Director, Cardiology Senior Residency Programme SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme
  • Faculty & Professional Development EXCO SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme


Clinical Assistant Professor Lau is a Senior Consultant from Department of Cardiology at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He graduated with his Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy from Washington University, St. Louis, USA, and received his post-graduate internal medicine and multimodality-imaging cardiology training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, one of the leading medical centres in the world. He is a well-published expert in the area of Positron Emission Tomography / Magnetic Resonance (PET/MR) cardiac imaging. 

Clin Asst Prof Lau also specialises in using Echocardiography in diagnostic and preventive cardiology. He is heavily involved in medical education, and currently leads the clinical associate / resident physician programme at NHCS.


  • FACC 2014
  • Echocardiography (NBE, USA) 2011
  • CBNC (Nuclear Cardiology, USA) 2014
  • PhD (Washington University, USA) 2008
  • MD (Washington University, USA) 2008
  • BA (USA) 2000

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, November 2021 – Present
  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, 2015 – October 2021
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Director, Cardiology Senior Residency Programme, SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme
  • Faculty & Professional Development EXCO, SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme
  • Programme Director, NHCS Clinical Associate and Resident Physician Programme
  • Core Faculty, NHCS Senior Residency Programme
  • Faculty, Duke-NUS LIS programme
  • Member, American Heart Association, 2017 – Present
  • Member, Singapore Cardiac Society, 2017 – Present
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association, 2017 – Present
  • Member, American College of Cardiology, 2010 – Present


  • ​Fellow of American College of Cardiology 2016
  • Young Investigator Award at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2013
  • National Institute of Health T32 research training grant 2013-2014
  • Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin research award 2007

Research Interests


  • Cardiac Applications of PET/MR Imaging. Lau JM, Laforest R, Nensa F, Zheng J, Gropler RJ, Woodard PK. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2017 May;25(2):325-333. doi: 10.1016/j.mric.2016.12.007. Review. Epub 2017 Feb 27. 
  • Disease-specific cardiovascular positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging: a brief review of the current literature. Lau JM, Zheng J. Quantitative imaging in medicine and surgery. 2016;6(3):297-307. Epub 2016/07/19.
  • Evaluation of Attenuation Correction in Cardiac PET using PET/MR. Lau et al. Manuscript accepted to J Nucl Cardiol. 2015.
  • Demonstration of intermittent ischemia and stunning in hibernating myocardium. Lau et al. J Nucl Cardiol. 2013 Oct;20(5):908-12. 
Research Publications
  • Characteristics of the electrocardiogram in patients with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices. Martinez et al. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2015 Jan;20(1):62-8. 
  • Analysis of 14-3-3 family member function in Xenopus embryos by microinjection of antisense morpholino oligos. Lau and Muslin. Methods Mol Biol. 2009 518:31-41. 
  • The 14-3-3tau phosphoserine-binding protein is required for cardiomyocyte survival. Lau et al. Mol Cell Biol. 2007. 27:1455-66. 
  • Differential role of 14-3-3 family members in Xenopus development. Lau et al. Dev Dyn 2006. 235:1761-76. 
  • Differential functions of 14-3-3 isoforms in vertebrate development. Muslin and Lau. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2005. 65:211-28. 
  • Plus and minus sexual agglutinins from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Ferris et al. Plant Cell 2005. 17:597-615. 
  • Co-author for Washington Manual Cardiology Subspecialty textbook, 3rd edition, chapter for cardiovascular disease in women and minority groups.  

Research Trials

  • FIGARO & FIDELIO DKD trials, Co-investigator