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Congratulations to Prof Pierce Chow from Department of HPB & Transplant Surgery on being awarded the Open Fund - Large Collaborative Grant (OF-LCG) June 2021 Grant Call for the project titled - Precision Medicine in Liver Cancer across an Asia-Pacific Network 2.0 (PLANet 2.0).

The OF-LCG, which is one of the programmes under the Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2025 (RIE2025) Open Fund (OF) funding initiative, is managed by the Human Health and Potential Executive Committee (HHP Exco) as inter-agency collaborative funds.

Please find here links to news coverage :

The Straits Times : S'pore dedicates 25m to liver cancer research to find targeted treatments - National Cancer Centre Singapore (

Lianhe Zaobao : 多学科团队合作确认相关生物标记 我国拨2500万元研究改善肝癌疗法)

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Congratulations to NC Andrea Choh for receiving the Academic Medicine Innovation Institute (AMII) Adoption Grant 2022 for her project titled "NIMBLE IV Cannulation Game for Training & Assessment"!

The AMII Adoption Grant aims to bridge the gap between validated prototypes and its adoption at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC), across the AMC and beyond in support of the AMC and AMII priorities.

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Congratulations to Dr Sim Mei Yi for receiving the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medicine Research Grant FY2022 for her project titled "Animal Study for Deployment of a Novel Woven, Segmental Ureteral Stent"!

This grant aims to provide funding support to deserving translational and clinical research within the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medicine Centre (AMC).

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Congratulations to Dr Ng Tze Kiat for receiving the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medicine & National Health Innovation Centre Singapore Joint MedTech Grant FY2022 for his project titled "Development and Validation of Novel Point of Care Urine Biochemistry Device to Optimize Management of Nocturia"!

This grant is jointly supported by SingHealth Duke-NUS AM and NHIC - to fund feasibility studies and deserving pilot projects prior to embarking on the NHIC applications, such as NHIC’s developmental and translational grants.

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Congratulations to Dr Png Yi Tian for receiving the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medicine Research Grant FY2022: Special Category (RMCT) for her project titled "Engineered Epstein Barr Virus (EBV)-specific T cells with Programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) neutralising function for targeting EBV-driven nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC)"!

This grant provides support to SingHealth researchers in the field of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy. Researchers may be involved in related basic, translational and clinical research, from establishment of databases or tissue banks, studies of signaling pathways in cell states, to translational / clinical studies of novel approaches for cellular and regenerative therapeutics.