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SingHealth Duke-NUS Research Team Award

The SingHealth Duke-NUS Research Team Award is an annual award that aims to recognise and celebrate outstanding and invaluable contributions by research teams to the biomedical research landscape in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC).


Below are the list of winners for SingHealth Duke-NUS Research Team Award 2021. To collaborate or read some of the winners' publications, click the dropdown list below.

 

SingHealth Duke-NUS Research Team Award

1st Prize: Defining the Adaptive Immune Components that Protect Against COVID-19

Team Members:
Prof Ooi Eng Eong (Lead), Asst Prof Shirin Kalimuddin, Dr Tham Yan Lin Christine, Dr Adamberage Ruklanthi (Rukie) de Alwis
 
Read their publications in the links below!
 
 
1st Prize: Rapid determination of SARS-CoV-2 Spike T cells in whole blood of vaccinated and naturally infected individuals

Team Members:
Prof Antonio Bertoletti (Lead), Dr Tan Anthony Tanoto, Dr Nina Le Bert, Assoc Prof Jenny Low Guek Hong
 
Read their publications in the links below!
 
 
2nd Prize: COVID-19 Virtual Disease Health System Outbreak Model for Singapore (CoViD-SOS)

Team Members:
Prof Ong Eng Hock Marcus (Lead), Prof David Bruce Matchar, Prof Nicholas Graves, Asst Prof Lam Shao Wei Sean
 
Read their publications in the links below!

1st Prize: Rapid Development of Serological Platforms to Combat COVID-19

 



2nd Prize: Patient-centred and Economic Evaluations of New Models of Care and Telemedicine-based Screening in Ophthalmology

 

Team Members:
Prof Ecosse Lamoureux (Lead), Prof Gemmy Cheung, Prof Eric Finkelstein and A/Prof Gavin Tan


Read their publications in the links below!

Cost-effectiveness of Intravitreal Ranibizumab With Verteporfin Photodynamic Therapy Compared With Ranibizumab Monotherapy for Patients With Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

Effectiveness of an innovative and comprehensive eye care model for individuals in residential care facilities: results of the residential ocular care (ROC) multicentred randomised controlled trial

Cost-effectiveness of a National Telemedicine Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Program in Singapore

Selective laser trabeculoplasty versus topical medication as initial glaucoma treatment: the glaucoma initial treatment study randomised clinical trial
 

2nd Prize: Asian neTwork for Translation Research and Cardiovascular Trials (ATTRaCT)

 

Team Members:
Prof Carolyn Lam (lead), Asst Prof Calvin Chin, and Ms Salma Asali


Find out more about the ATTRaCT programme here.