BSc (First Class Honours), MBBChir (Cantab), PhD (Cantab), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Medical Oncology)
Specialty: Medical Oncology
Sub-specialties: Sarcoma, Lymphoma, Skin ＆ Melanoma
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Lymphoma, Melanoma, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer.
Dr Valerie Yang is an Associate Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre Singapore. She is jointly appointed as a Research Clinician & Group Leader at the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR. Her interests include Sarcomas, Lymphomas and Melanomas.
She received the National Science Scholarship from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) to read Medicine and a PhD. She graduated from the Royal Free and University College Medical School with Distinctions in Preclinical Medicine and First Class Honours for a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Molecular Medicine.
She was conferred the Cluff Memorial Prize and the Goldberg-Schachmann and Freda Becker Memorial Award, and joined the A*STAR Chairman’s Honours List. Dr. Yang then read Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge, where she was accepted into the prestigious MB/PhD Programme. Her PhD in Oncology was supervised by Dr. Michael Gonzalez and Professor Ronald Laskey, where she studied DNA replication, cell cycle regulation and embryonic stem cell pluripotency. Upon return to Singapore, Dr. Yang underwent Internal Medicine residency training and was accepted to the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), UK, before receiving specialty training in Medical Oncology at the NCCS. She was also conferred the Nurturing Clinician Scientists Scheme Award (NCSS) by SingHealth for Sarcoma research while concurrently undergoing specialty training. She is now accredited as a Specialist in Medical Oncology and a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore.
European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), 2014 – Present
National Science Scholarship (MBBS-PhD), A*STAR, 2001
Drug screening, Epigenetic regulation, Biomarkers, Patient-derived models, Immunotherapy, Translational Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Single-cell and digital spatial profiling technologies, Personalised medicine, Sarcoma, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Skin and rare cancers
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