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June 2012  

A*STAR BEP Grant Call in Dec 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Real time prosthetic graft blood flow monitoring system Chua Soo Yeng Benjamin Surgery
2 Self-Anchoring Catheter for High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Lim Hsiu Chin Keith Radiation Oncology


MINDEF NUS JPP Grant call in Mar 2012

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Melioidosis and Diabetes : The Modulatory Role of Sulphonylureas in Host Immune Response. Chai Yi Ann Louis (Cai Yian) Medicine


NMRC CBRG NIG Grant Call in Nov 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Using a HAT (histone acetyltransferase) to pull a trick on cancer Sudhakar Jha Biochemistry
2 Survey of human host factors modulating the activity of HIV integration complex using a newly developed high-throughput protein screening system Yoichi Suzuki Microbiology


NMRC CS-IRG NIG Grant Call in Nov 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Elucidating the role of Phosphodiesterase 4D (PDE4D) inhibitors in cancer Chan Boon Yeow Daniel Haematology- Oncology
2 The prevalence and natural history of cow's milk and hen’s egg allergy in an Asian population - impact of component resolved diagnostic tests in predicting severity and natural history Alison Joanne Lee Paediatrics
3 Development of Biomarkers for Contrast Enhanced Endoscopy in Gastric Cancer Anand D Jeyasekharan Medicine
4 Birth parameters, early life course factors, and associations with myopia in young children [GUSTO-EYE]. Ngo Shufen Cheryl Ophthalmology
5 Studying the mechanisms of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) in aiding wound healing and its possible link towards cancer progression Mark Edward Puhaindran Hand Reconstructive Microsurgery
6 Evaluation of the significance and clinical utility of soluble CD137 and soluble CD137 ligand in monitoring and treating rheumatoid arthritis. Cheung Pak Moon Peter Medicine


NMRC CS-IRG Grant Call in Nov 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Potential role of Branched Chain Amino Acids in the development of insulin resistance and involvement of lifestyle, anthropometric and genetic factors Lee Jen-Mai, Jeannette SSHSPH
2 Translating the Role of Aspergillus Galactomannan in Pathogenesis and Optimization of Diagnostic Capability in Invasive Fungal Infection Chai Yi Ann Louis (Cai Yian) Medicine
3 Pyrosequencing assay for early detection of hepatitis B virus (HBV) drug resistant mutants in chronic HBV patients on antiviral therapy Lee Guan Huei Gastroenterology & Hepatology
4 A study to determine whether cytokine gene therapy can improve the efficacy and toxicity of Bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG) immunotherapy for bladder cancer Esuvaranathan, Kesavan Surgery
5 Study the mechanisms underlying the pro-survival effect of Bcl-2-Rac1 interaction in cancer cells and primary tissue from clinical lymphomas and to elucidate the role of STAT3 in this signaling network Pervaiz, Shazib Physiology


NMRC Transitional Award Grant Call in Nov 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Investigating efficacy and safety of the dual approaches of intrauterine gene transfer and haematopoietic stem cell transplant for fetal treatment of thalassaemia major in a knock-out murine model Citra Nurfarah Zaini Mattar O & G
2 Viral Mediators of HIV-Associated Osteoporosis Chew Sern Yan Nicholas Medicine
3 Dissecting the Complexity and Heterogeneity in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: The Emergence of Personalized Medicine Utilizing the Concept of Epithelial-mesenchymal Transition Huang Yun-Ju Ruby O & G


NMRC Clinician Scientist Award Grant Call in Nov 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Targeting Adipose Tissue Function for Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes via Study of FIT FAT (Families with Inherited Traits for Functional Adipose Tissue) Sue-Anne Toh Ee Shiow Medicine
2 Singapore Age-related macular degeneration genetic arhitecture (SAGA) study: from population genomics to personalized medicine Cheng Ching-Yu Ophthalmology
3 A Hybrid Approach to Nanoparticle Design Integrating Protein-Engineered, Disease-Responsive Nanoshells with Biocompatible Polymeric Cores. Chester Lee Drum Medicine
4 A Randomised Clinical Trial for Evaluating the Safety and Feasibility of Intensive Lowering of Blood Pressure in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients Treated with Intravenous Thrombolysis Vijay Kumar Sharma Medicine


Mar 2012  

NUHS Bench to Bedside Grant call in Oct 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 An in-depth exploration of the immunopathogenetic role of CD137 ligand, and its potential as a disease activity biomarker in systemic lupus erythematosus Anselm Mak & Schwarz, Herbert Medicine & Physiology
2 Project to investigate the efficacy of thymoquinone as an anti-multiple myeloma agent that can overcome chemoresistance through the suppression STAT3 signaling cascade Gautam Sethi & Chng Wee Joo Pharmacology & Medicine
3 Sirtuin 5 in the nervous system: expression, substrates and clinical implications Liang Fengyi & Ong Wei Chen Anatomy & Surgery
4 Discover Pathways Whose Inhibition Can Synergize with a PARP Inhibitor in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer H. Phillip Koeffler & Lee Soo Chin Medicine & Haematology-Oncology
5 Development and Application of Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition Component Genes as a Discovery Tool for Novel Therapeutics: A Quest for Personalized Medicine in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Deng Lih Wen & Huang Yun-Ju Ruby Biochemistry & O&G
6 Levels and activities of sirtuins in peripheral blood cells as biomarkers for healthy ageing and ageing disorders Tang Bor Luen & Ng Tze Pin Biochemistry & Psychological Medicine
7 MicroRNAs as biomarkers for bladder cancer Tan May Chin, Theresa & Esuvaranathan, Kesavan Biochemistry & Surgery
8 Detection of Molecular Biomarkers for the Early Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections in the Elderly at the Hospital Emergency Department Sim Tiow Suan & Irwant Bte Ibrahim Microbiology & Emergency Medicine
9 Can hydrogen sulfide be used to treat male infertility? Bian Jinsong & Wong Peng Cheang Pharmacology & O&G


NUHS Bench to Bedside to Product Grant call in Oct 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Pilot study for development of efficient ‘in vitro clinical' trial platform by using hESC derived mesenchymal progeny. Cao Tong Dentistry


MOE Tier 1 FRC Grant Call in Feb 2012

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Mechanism-based combination telomerase inhibition in human tumours. Manoor Prakash Hande Physiology
2 Delineating molecular mechanisms underlying the cellular dynamics and neuritogenic role of a neuron-enriched Ig superfamily cell adhesion molecule Tang Bor Luen Biochemistry
3 MCTPs in the central nervous system: expression and functional roles Liang Fengyi Anatomy
4 Are patients with chronic kidney disease more likely to have eye disease? Sethi, Sunil Kumar Pathology
5 Role of microRNAs in metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma Tan May Chin, Theresa Biochemistry
6 Role of CYR61, a Putative Downstream Target Gene of IRF6, in Gastrulation. Chong Siong-Chuan, Samuel Paediatrics


Duke-NUS Palliative Care Grant Call in Nov 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Survey On End Of Life And A Good Death: Attitudes And Perceptions Of Death And Dying In Singapore. Chan Tuck Wai CBmE
2 Care Project (Critically Ill And Advance Restorative Endpoints) Chew Mei Ying Medicine
3 Evaluation Of End-Of-Life Orthopaedic Interventions- A Cost-Savings Analysis Saminathan Suresh Nathan Orthopaedic Surgery
4 Prospective Study On The Quality Of Life Of Elderly Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukaemia In Singapore Chee Yen Lin Haematology- Oncology
5 Pilot Study Of Psychological Impact Of Advance Care Planning Amongst Family Members Of Patients With Advanced Illnesses In An In-Patient Hospice Zhou Xuelian Jamie Haematology- Oncology


MOH Nursing Research Council Grant FY2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Factors influencing Singapore nurses' intention to leave while working in a contemporary multi-racial hospital Chan Moon Fai ALCNS


A*STAR BMRC-SERC Diagnostic Grant Call in May 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Diagnosis of Lung Cancer from Exhaled Breath with Silicon Biophotonic Device Lee Pyng Medicine
2 Automating Non-invasive Prenatal Diagnosis using Fetal Cells from Maternal Blood Choolani, Mahesh A O & G
3 Development of a Tool to Predict Response of Patients to Fluorouracil / Platinum Drugs Lee Guat Lay, Caroline Biochemistry


NMRC Research Training Fellowship Seed Funding

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Molecular epidemiology and evolution of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex isolates causing serious infections in Singaporean hospitals. Hsu Li Yang Medicine


A*STAR SERC PSF Grant Call Apr 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 A next-generation rare-cells isolation device for single-cell analysis and on-chip cell culture Koay Siew Chuan, Evelyn Pathology


NMRC Clinician Scientist Award Grant Call May 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Genomic-based Diagnosis, Classification and Targeted Treatment in Multiple Myeloma Chng Wee Joo Medicine
2 Can oxidative stress markers predict early ischemic stroke outcomes? A prospective study using oxidative stress biomarkers, perfusion-weighted imaging and clinical stroke severity scales Seet Chee Seong, Raymond Medicine
3 Translational Research in Dementia : Mechanisms of Disease, Pathophysiology and Biomarker Discovery Christopher Chen Li Hsian Pharmacology


SMART Innovation grant call in Sep 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Development of paclitaxel precursor high producing strains of GRAS Bacterium Bacillus subtilis. Too Heng-Phon Biochemistry
2 Novel Glaucoma Drainage Device. Chew Tec Kuan, Paul Ophthalmology


MOE Tier 1 FRC grant call in Oct 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Statistical Methods for the Integrative Analysis of Biological Systems using Multiple -OMICs Datasets. Choi Hyung Won SSHSPH
2 Loss of UCP2 in clear cell Renal Cell carcinoma (ccRCC). Sit Kim Ping Biochemistry
3 Biosynthesis of Anti-Ageing Therapeutics via Synthetic Polyketide Enzymology. Yew Wen Shan Biochemsitry
4 Role of insulin-induced glycolysis in the regulation of PGC1α-mediated myotube lipid metabolism. Long Yun Chau Biochemistry
5 Capsule-based safe genetic therapy. Volker Patzel Microbiology


December 2011  

NKF Research Grant Call in Jul 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Establishing troponin levels in a multi-ethnic Asian population of chronic kidney disease patients Teo Boon Wee Medicine


NUS-JSPS (Bilateral Exchange Program) Joint Seminar 2012

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Bridging Basic Science with Translational Infectious Disease Research Chow Tak Kwong, Vincent Microbiology


NUS Cross Faculty Grant call in Sep 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Peptide-assisted delivery of DNA minimal vectors for RNAi-based knockdown of target genes Volker Patzel Microbiology
2 Improving depressive symptoms in community-dwelling older Malay Singaporean adults using life story review: a randomized controlled trial Chan Moon Fai ALCNS
3 Development of a peptide-based vaccine against Enterovirus 71 using core-shell nanoparticles as vaccine delivery system Alonso, Sylvie Microbiology
4 Development Of An Innovative Anastomotic Device Prototype For Surgical Treatment Of Prostate Cancer Chiong, Edmund Surgery



NMRC Individual Research Grant call in May 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Functional genome-wide analysis Of host And viral factors In mediating the clinical pathogenesis of human enterovirus 71 Infection: An implication for biomarker(s) discovery. Chu Jang Han Microbiology
2 Translating drug-Induced cell death into novel anti-malarial strategies. Tan Shyong Wei, Kevin Microbiology
3 An investigation into the immunomodulatory properties of Blomia tropicalis and the development of a better asthma model. Kemeny, David Michael Microbiology
4 Circadian disruption in prostate cancer. H. Phillip Koeffler Medicine
5 Paired pre and post treatment whole genome gene expression profiling of bone marrow as a diagnostic and novel prognostic tool for treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukaemias – a Malaysia-Singapore study proposal. Yeoh Eng Juh Paediatrics
6 Project to explore the potential role of diosgenin to overcome chemoresistance in prostate cancer through modulation of multiple pro-inflammatory signaling cascades. Gautam Sethi Pharmacology
7 Elucidating the mechanistic role of lipid and protein metabolism on the pathophysiology of insulin resistance towards nutritional intervention to prevent Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Khoo Chin Meng Medicine


NRF Proof of concept Grant call in May 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Development of a ‘wound dressing patch’ made up of an aloe-vera-nanomesh impregnated with human umbilical cord Wharton’s jelly stem cells or its extracts for keloid suppression and wound healing. Fong Chui Yee Obstetrics & Gynaecology
2 A novel multiple-zone soft contact lens to slow myopia progression. Saw Seang Mei School of Public Health


November 2011  

DSTA DIRP grant call in Jun 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 New generation recombinant human interferon: Broad spectrum prophylactic and antiviral countermeasure for emerging infectious disease.

Chu Jang Han

2 Project to explore the potential role of novel inhibitors of transcription factor NF-κB in radioprotection during radiation exposure.

Gautam Sethi



NMRC Exploratory/Developmental Grant call in May 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Role of cathepsins in pathogensis of Burkholderia pseudomallei infection. Gan Yunn hwen Biochemistry
2 Elucidating the genetic and clinical heterogeneity of neuromuscular disorders (NMDs). Lai Poh San Paediatrics
3 Comparative evaluation of the bacterial gene composition of stool microbiota in infants with and without eczema Lee Bee Wah Paediatrics
4 CARE- Cord-stem cell Application for Regeneration Enhancement Chang Kin Yong Surgery


NMRC New Investigator Grant call in May 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Emergency Department management of sepsis patients: A Goal-Oriented Non-Invasive Sepsis Trial (AGONIST) Kuan Win Sen Emergency
2 HIV-Associated Osteoporosis in Singapore: Prevalence and Risk Factors Chew Sern Yan Nicholas Medicine
3 TLR-3 ligand as an immune adjuvant in cetuximab based therapy in Head and Neck Cancer Lim Chwee Ming Otolaryngology



August 2011  

MOE Academic Research Fund Tier 1 FRC Call in Jan 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Regulation of apoptosis by TERT on Bax and other Bcl-2 family members Wang Xueying Biochemistry
2 Whole genome location analysis of CARM1 and CARM1-mediated histone H3 arginine 17 methylation in embryonic stem cells Wu Qiang Biochemistry
3 Exploration of the potential of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) in pathogenesis and as a biomarker in concomitant atherogenesis and bone loss in systemic lupus erythematosus Anselm Mak Medicine
4 Therapeutic attenuation of liver injury in animal model of liver failure Dan Yock Young Medicine
5 Project to explore the potential role of novel series of synthetic pyrrolizidines in the prevention and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma Gautam Sethi Pharmacology


July 2011  

Singapore Millennium Foundation in Jan 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Tele-Rehabilitation for Newly-Disabled Homebound Older Persons Needing Supervised Physical Therapy Koh Choon Huat Gerald
Epidemiology and Public Health


SMART Innovation Grant Call in Mar 2011

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Partially biodegradable percutaneous caval valve implantation for severe tricuspid regurgitation Tay Lik Wui Edgar Medicine
2 Three- dimensional compass navigation tool to augment laparo-endoscopy Lee Tswen Wen Victor Surgery


NUHS Clinician Research Grant

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Polycaprolactone (PCL) and PCL-Tri Calcium Phosphate (TCP) scaffold Astrocyte Response and Lesion Growth in Acute Traumatic Brain Injury David Choy Kim Seng Surgery
2 Identification of the aberrant Leukaemic stem cell phenotype for disease monitoring and potential therapeutic targeting Lee Shir Ying Haematology - Oncology
3 Viral Mediators of HIV-Associated Osteoporosis Nicholas Chew Sern Yan Medicine
4 Exploration of plasma microparticles (PMPs) as mediators and biomarkers of disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) Aisha Lateef Medicine 
5 Emergency Department management of sepsis patients: A Goal-Oriented Non-Invasive Sepsis Trial (AGONIST)      Kuan Win Sen Emergency Medicine
6 An Eye into the Heart - retinal vascular changes in Kawasaki syndrome as a marker of coronary artery disease Terence Lim Chee Wen Paediatrics
7 Clinical relevance of PRL3, p53 and MDM2 expression in AML Chng Wee Joo Haematology - Oncology
8 Strain characterization of NDM-1 containing Enterobacteriaceae in Singapore Michelle Balm Laboratory Medicine
9 Aminoguanidine: A Prospective Medicine for Periodontal Treatment Chang Po-Chun Preventive Dentistry



June 2011  

NUS-Mindef JPP July 2010 Grant Call


S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Testing the use of oral N-acetylcysteine to enhance antibiotic treatment efficacy for exposure to Burkholderia pseudomallei in animal models Gan Yunn Hwen Biochemistry



May 2011  

NMRC Nov 2010 Grant Call (IRG)

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 A novel isoform of human Mixed Lineage Leukemia 5 (MLL5) in the development of HPV16/18-associated cervical cancer: a potential new diagnostic marker and therapeutic target Deng Lih Wen Biochemistry
2 Pathophysiology of HbeAg negative chronic hepatitis B                        Lim Seng Gee Medicine
3 Guillain-Barré syndrome in Singapore:
Electrophysiological subtypes and immunopathological features
Nobuhiro Yuki      Microbiology                   
4 Regulation of innate and adaptive immune responses to H1N1 and H3N2 influenza viral infection by MAPK phosphatases Zhang Yongliang Microbiology                  
5 Detection of minimal residual disease in acute myeloid leukemia                                      Dario Campana Paediatrics
6 The effects of steroid therapy on satellite cells and fibro-adipocytes in Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy Stacey Tay Kiat Hong Paediatrics
7 Does relaxin-3 relax the brain? An investigation of the nucleus incertus and relaxin-3 as novel targets for the treatment of anxiety disorders Gavin S. Dawe Pharmacology
8 CHInese Medicine Neuroaid Efficacy on Stroke Recovery (CHIMES) Study Christopher Chen Li Hsian Pharmacology
9 Investigation of the tumor suppressor functions of Sema5A and plexin-B3 in human gliomas Alan Lee Yiu Wah Physiology
10 To Investigate The Effectiveness Of Zinc Supplementation In Patients With Advanced Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated With Palliative Radiotherapy; Can Lipid Oxidation Products Be Used To Predict Which Patients Will Benefit? Keith Lim Hsiu Chin Radiation Oncology


NMRC Nov 2010 Grant Call (EDG)

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Analysis of novel genes in microglia and their implications in neurodegenerative diseases S. Thameem Dheen Anatomy
2 Does polyphenol supplementation improve vascular function? A cross-over study incorporating markers of oxidative damage, endothelial and platelet function                      Raymond Seet Chee Seong Medicine
3 Cell Death Index as a novel, rapid and valuable tool for classification of antimalarial drug action Kevin Tan Shyong Wei    Microbiology                   
4 Monoclonal atibody targeting of nuclear autoantigens to specific antigen-presenting cells: Investigation of autoantibody induction Lu Jinhua Microbiology                  
5 An assessment of gastric mucosal IL-22 expressing cells in intestinal metaplasia associated                                     Justin Wong Soon Boon Microbiology
6 Investigation of the role of serum amyloid A in atherosclerosis through initiation of apotosis Heng Chew Kiat Paediatrics
7 Exploiting the relationship between parkin and DMT1 to generate a novel 'gene-environemental' mouse model of Parkinson's disease Lim Kah Leong Physiology


NMRC Nov 2010 Grant Call (NIG)

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 The effectiveness of therapeutic play intervention on outcomes of children undergoing inpatient elective surgeries: a randomised control trial He Hong Gu Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
2 The role of adipose tissues expandability in maintaing metabolic homeostatsis Sue-Anne Toh Ee Shiow Medicine
3 Feasibility study of polarimetry imaging for the diagnosis of gastric  pathologies including pre-neoplasia and neoplasia Lim Lee Guan Medicine
4 Glycemic and non-glycemic determinants of HbA1C and the identification of novel markers of glycemia Kao Shih Ling Medicine
5 In-silico design of trans-splicing RNA and amalgamation with other RNA technologies for genetic therapy Volker Patzel Microbiology
6 Is it safe to transfuse leucocyte depletion filer (LDF) processed Intra-Operative Cell Salvage (IOCS) blood in spine tumor surgery Naresh Satyanarayan Kumar Orthopaedics Surgery


VISA Research Grant (July 2010 Grant Call)


S/N Project Title PI Department
1 The effect of Tai Chi standing postures on improving walking stability and cognitive states in the rehabilitation of the elderly. A biomechanical study Barry P Pereira Orthopaedics Surgery


 National Kidney Foundation 

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Augmentation of glutathione levels through oral N-acetylcysteine supplementation in Type 2 diabetic patients to increase resistance to bacterial infection Gan Yunn Hwen Biochemistry
2 Reducing nephrotoxicity of vancomycin: A prospective, randomised study of continuous versus intermittent infusion of vancomycin                          Jolene Oon Medicine
3 The origin of anti-C1q autoantibodies - a key nephritogenic factor for proliferative lupus nephritis                                        Lu Jinhua          Microbiology                   
4 Activation of Na+/K+-ATPase with a rat derived DR region specific antibody-A new approach to treat renal ischemic diseases                                          Bian Jinsong        Pharmacology                   
5 Functional analysis of human miR-196a in human renal cell carcinoma                                        Lina Lim Hsiu Kim Physiology


SERC Biomedical Engineering Proposal

S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Percutaneous mitral valve replacement Jimmy Hon CTVS
2 Standardized Electronic Assay for Enumeration of Circulating Tumor Cells using CMOS Technology Ross Soo Haematology-Oncology
3 A culture-free and PCR-free technique for rapid detection of bacteria from pathological samples Dale Fisher Medicine
4 Development of an Infection-resistant Urinary Catheter Coated by Short Antimicrobial Peptides Paul A Tambyah Medicine
5 Generation of platelet-rich Plasma by ultrasound standing waves Casey Chan Orthopaedic Surgery
6 Silk sleeve device for improving the graft bonding at the bone tunnel James Hui Hoi Po Orthopaedic Surgery
7 A novel hybrid multi-material micro-dispensing system to develop 3-dimensional tissue engineered meniscal implants and osteochondral grafts Wilson Wang Ee Jen Orthopaedic Surgery
8 Development of Novel Yolk-Shell Nanoparticle Based Moldable Putty for Surgery Wong Hee Kit Orthopaedic Surgery
9 Office-based Ventilation Tube Applicator for Patients with Otitis Media with Effusion Lynne Lim Hsueh Yee Otolaryngology


Mar 2011  

DSO-NUS Research Grant


S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Assessment of Bio-Toxin by OIA P. Gopalakrishnakone Anatomy


 A*STAR Bench and Bedside Grant


S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Novel diagnostics and Preemptive Therapeutic Approaches to Intestinal Metaplasias, the Precursors of Gastric and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Ho Khek Yu Medicine


 Clinician Scientist Award


S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Predicting outcomes in acute coronary syndrome: a translational approach integrating population-specific clinical risk models, platelet reactivity and metabolomic biomarkers Mark Chan NUHCS - Cardiac
2 Adjunctive vitamin D3 with anti-fungal agents as novel drug combinations for ehanced treatment of invasive fungal infrections Louis Chai Medicine
3 Novel anti-adrogens of botanical origin as multiple site modulators of androgen receptor signalling to inhibit prostate cancer development and growth development and growth Yong Eu Leong Obstetrics & Gynaecology


 Singapore Immunology Network


S/N Project Title PI Department
1 A study of the clinical and molecular aspects of mild crustacean shellfish allergy and the role of dust mite allergen cross reactivity - A novel inhalant-food allergy syndrome Lee Bee Wah Paediatrics
2 Investigating the immune mechanisms which regulate soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (sUPAR) production crucial for disease progression in immune-mediated focal                           Yap Hui Kim Paediatrics
3 Characterization of atopy-related IgE-signalling pathways by a functional genomics approach                                         Wang De Yun           Otolaryngology                   
4 Establishment of primary human nasal epithelial stem/progenitor cells in an air-liquid interface culture model and identification of their roles in infectious and allergic diseases of the upper airway                                         Wang De Yun           Otolaryngology                   
5 Immune Signatures and Biomarker Profiling of Frailty                                         Ng Tze Pin           Psychological Medicine                   


Feb 2011  

 MOH Health Services Research Grant


S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Evidence Based Postoperative Monitoring Stratification Protocol - Use of the Surgical Risk Score (SRS) to Enhance Monitoring Capabilities Raymond Goy Anaesthesia
2 The health, social and financial effects of care-giving among primary caregivers of elderly stroke patients in the first post stroke year: a prospective cohort study Gerald Koh Choon Huat EPH
3 Developing and testing the new, 5-level EQ-5D questionnaire for health services research in Singapore Luo Nan EPH
4 Colonoscopy Quality and Safety in Public Hospitals in Singapore Yeoh Khay Guan Medicine


 MOE Academic Research Fund Tier 2


S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Understanding sarcopenia using a C.elegans model Barry Haliwell Biochemistry


Jan 2011  

 NUS Cross-Faculty Research Grant


S/N Project Title PI Department
1 Investigation of the effects of sound waves on cell growth Chen Ee Sin Biochemistry
2 Tele-Rehabilitative Technologies for Home Therapy in Stroke Patients                          Gerald Koh Choon Huat EPH
3 Novel Chemical Modifications of Andrographolide for Anti-Inflammatory Drug Screening                                         Wong Wai Shiu, Fred          Pharmacology