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Prof Jerry Chan Kok Yen

MB BCh BaO (Hons), MA (Dublin), MRCOG (UK), FRCOG (UK), PhD (London), FAMS (Obstetrics and Gynaecology), FAMS (Clinician Scientist)

Vice Chairman, Research, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Academic Clinical Programme (OBGYN ACP)

Professor, Programme in Cancer and Stem Cell Biology, Duke-NUS Medical School

Senior Consultant, Department of Reproductive Medicine, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Professor (Joint), Principal Investigator - Experimental Fetal Medicine Group, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Honorary Associate Professor, University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research, University of Queensland

Adjunct Principal Investigator, Singapore Immunology Network, A*STAR


Prof Chan is a Clinician-Scientist working in the field of Reproductive Medicine encompassing a broad area of research. His laboratory focuses on the discovery and characterization of perinatal stem cells, and developing them for both fetal and post-natal transplantation strategies. His lab is also developing a stem cell model for the study of endometriosis in the field of reproductive medicine. 

He is currently the Vice Chairman of Research in OBGYN ACP, and have mentored 15 PhD students, 6 post-doctoral fellows, 17 other bachelor degree and research attachment students, amassing a total of 210 peer reviewed journal papers, 10 book chapters, 75 awards, 41 published abstracts and 5 patents.