The Venerable Yen Pei-NKF Research Fund is available specifically for research in kidney diseases. An NKF Research Committee, helmed by Professor A. Vathsala, Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Medicine, Nephrology, National University Hospital has been set up to administer the Fund to ensure good stewardship and accountability for the way the fund is spent in research.
You may also visit NKF’s website for more details and administration guidelines.
- The PI must be a Singaporean or Permanent Resident of Singapore.
2. Every research proposal must be affiliated with an institution.
- PI should possess a minimum academic qualification of PhD and/or MBBS/BDS/MD.
- The acceptable areas of research would be clinical and translational research that are of renal or renal-related projects. If the research has relevance to the NKF activities, the proposal/s would be considered as well.
Please submit the following to NUHS Research Office by 6th March 2013 – Wednesday, 12noon
If the proposed study would requires biospecimen or tissue banking, please contact Dr Eng Chon Boon (firstname.lastname@example.org ) from the NUHS Tissue Repository. The tissue repository will assist in biobanking budgetary. Kindly visit http://medicine.nus.edu.sg/tissue/Cost%20Recovery%20Schedule.pdf
Please contact the following staff if you have any enquiries: