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DMO research staff comprises of clinician scientist/investigators and basic scientists. They are collaborating seamlessly to explore the knowledge of cancer mechanism and develop novel cancer treatments to improve patient’s life. 

Clinician Scientists

Singapore Translational Research Investigator Award holders:

  • Dr Lim Soon Thye – PI of study ‘The Singapore lYMPHoma translatiONal studY (SYMPHONY)’, 2019 -2024
  • Dr Tan Eng Huat – PI of study ‘Next-Generation Clinical Trials and Integrative Research for Fighting Lung Cancer’,  2019 - 2024

Clinician Scientist Award holders:   

  • Dr Daniel Tan – PI of study ‘Elucidating the determinants and therapeutic vulnerabilities of primary tyrosine kinase inhibitor-resistant EGFR mutation positive NSCLC’, 2017 - 2021
  • Dr Yap Yoon Sim – PI of study ‘Tracking circulating tumour cells and microRNAs in high-risk breast cancer’, 2019 – 2022
  • Dr Darren Lim – PI of study ‘Elucidating the immunobiology of nasopharyngeal carcinoma’, 2020 – 2023
  • Dr Daniel Tan – PI of study ‘Deciphering the tumor microenvironment of primary TKI resistant EGFR mutant NSCLC’, 2020 - 2023

Transition Award holders:

  • Dr Clarinda Chua – Using patient-derived colorectal cancer models for personalized prediction of drug response, study of drug resistance mechanisms and identification of treatments to mitigate resistance, 2017-2022
  • Dr Dawn Chong – Diet-Derived Metabolites and the Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Nested Case-Control Study in a Population-Based Cohort, the Singapore Chinese Health Study, 2018 – 2023
  • Dr Valerie Yang Shiwen - The Immune Microenvironment in Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Therapeutic Implications for Immunotherapy


Clinician Investigators

Breast Oncology ​
Senior Consultant​

​Dr Rebecca DENT
Dr Yoon Sim YAP
Dr Lim Hsuen Elaine
Dr Raymond NG
Dr Mabel WONG


Associate Consultant

Dr Tira TAN
Dr Chan Junjie Jack

Dr Tan Ying Cong Ryan Shea

Dr FOK Wai Yee Rose

Gynae Oncology ​

Senior Consultant​

    Dr Elaine Hsuen LIM
    Dr Wen Yee CHAY

Lymphoma Oncology ​
​Senior Consultant​

​    Prof Soon Thye LIM

    Dr Miriam Tao

    Dr Mohd Farid


​    Dr Poon Yi Ling Eileen
    Dr Chan Yong Sheng Jason
    Dr Nagavalli D/O Somasundaram

    Dr Chang Wei Yin Esther

​Associate Consultant

​    Dr Yang Shiwen Valerie
    Dr Tan Ya Hwee
    Dr Chiang Jianbang               

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Sarcoma Oncology ​
​​Senior Consultant​Dr Mohd Farid
​Consultant​Dr Poon Yi Ling Eileen
Dr Chan Yong Sheng Jason
Dr Nagavalli D/O Somasundaram
​Associate Consultant

​Dr Chang Wei Yin Esther
Dr Yang Shiwen Valerie
Dr Chiang Jianbang

​​Gastrointestinal Oncology
​Senior Consultant​

Dr Matthew NG
A/Prof Han Chong TOH
Dr Chee Kian THAM
Dr Joanne NGEOW
Dr Iain TAN
Dr David TAI
Dr Clarinda CHUA
Dr Si-Lin KOO


Dr Lam Yick Ching Justina
Dr Lee Jie Xin Joycelyn
Dr LIM Chiew Woon

​Associate Consultant​Dr LEE Suat Ying
Dr HAN Shuting
Thoracic and Head & Neck Oncology​ ​
Senior Consultant​ Dr Mei Kim ANG
A/Prof Eng Huat TAN
A/Prof Darren LIM
Dr Quan Sing NG
A/Prof Daniel TAN
Dr Amit Jain

Dr Tanujaa DO Rajasekaran
​Dr Wan Ling TAN
Dr LAI Geet Yi Gillianne 

​Associate Consultant​Dr Yi Lin TEH
Dr SAW Pei Li Stephanie
Dr CHAN Wai Kay Johan
Urologic Oncology
​Senior Consultant​​Dr Ravindran KANESVARAN            
Dr Quan Sing NG

​Dr Tanujaa DO Rajasekaran
Dr Wan Ling TAN
Dr LAI Geet Yi Gillianne

​Associate Consultant​Dr Johan CHAN