Awards & Achievements

Team CSI Joins the Race to Save Lives and Advocate Cancer Cause!

October 12, 2020

The Singtel-Singapore Cancer Society Race Against Cancer (RAC) was a 9-day event (19th – 27th September) where participants can run anywhere in Singapore or around the world by using a GPS-enabled app. Organised by the Singapore Cancer Society, proceeds raised from RAC 2020 will support cancer treatment subsidies, welfare assistance, cancer rehabilitation, hospice care, cancer screenings, research, public education and cancer support group initiatives.

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Congratulations to Prof. Chng Wee Joo for being the first Asian recipient of the prestigious 2020 Brian G.M Durie Outstanding Achievement Award!

August 27, 2020

  Warmest congratulations to CSI Deputy Director and Senior Principal Investigator, Prof. Chng Wee Joo for being awarded the 2020 Brian G.M Durie Outstanding Achievement Award! Prof. Chng is the first Asian to receive this prestigious award, which aims to honour outstanding individual who has demonstrated excellence in multiple myeloma research and whose work has […]

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CSI Singapore Clinches Multiple Awards at NCAM 2020 Digital Meeting

August 6, 2020

The 7th NCSIS Annual Research Meeting (NCAM) 2020 recently concluded its first digital meeting. Co-organised by National University Cancer Institute (NCIS) and CSI Singapore, the NCAM 2020 Digital Meeting hosted a total of 727 attendees from 58 institutions. The theme for this year’s meeting is ‘Cancer Care: From Bench to Bedside’. Held from 22 July – […]

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Novel Digital Medicine Platform Offers New Hope for Lymphoma Patients

July 25, 2020

Researchers from Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) and National University Cancer Institute of Singapore (NCIS) recently harnessed the Quadratic Phenotypic Optimisation Platform (QPOP), an AI-driven digital medicine platform, to revolutionize the treatment for lymphoma. Developed by a research team led by CSI Singapore Principal Investigator, Associate Professor Edward Chow, QPOP leverages artificial intelligence […]

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Congratulations to Prof. Toshio Suda for being awarded the 2020 E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize!

July 2, 2020

CSI Singapore is pleased to announce that Senior Principal Investigator, Prof. Toshio Suda, has been awarded the 2020 E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize for his outstanding contributions to the field of stem cell research. Prof. Suda will present his lecture at the 62nd ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition. Established in 1992, this lectureship and […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Takaomi Sanda on his promotion to Associate Professor!

May 14, 2020

CSI Singapore is proud to announce the promotion of Dr. Takaomi Sanda to Associate Professor. Dr. Sanda joined CSI Singapore in 2013 as a Principal Investigator. Since then, he has achieved an impressive track record in his research studies, which mostly focus on T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) and other lymphoid malignancies. Please join us […]

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Dr. Takaomi Sanda Awarded the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Research Excellence Award

February 11, 2020

Dr. Takaomi Sanda, Principal Investigator at CSI Singapore, was recently awarded the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Research Excellence Award for AY2018/2019. This award honours and celebrates faculty members who have demonstrated excellent achievements as researchers. Dr. Sanda’s exemplary dedication to furthering cancer research has contributed to a better understanding of T-cell acute lymphoblastic […]

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Researchers from CSI Singapore & ASLAN Pharmaceuticals Make Headway in the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

January 22, 2020

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is a common and aggressive blood cancer and has a relatively poor overall survival rate. Characterized by an overproduction of immature white blood cells, AML has limited treatment options, with chemotherapy being the main therapeutic approach that is currently available. However, chemotherapy is non-selective, which kills fast-dividing leukemic cells as well […]

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CSI Research Scientist Wins ASH Abstract Achievement Award

December 2, 2019

  Congratulations to Dr. Zhou Jianbiao, Senior Research Scientist from Prof. Chng Wee Joo’s team, who has been awarded the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Abstract Achievement Award for his abstract titled “Super-Enhancer Profiling Identifies Novel Oncogenes and Therapeutic Targets in Multiple Myeloma”. He will be presenting his work at the 61st ASH Annual Meeting and […]

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CSI Research Fellows Awarded at the 17th International Myeloma Workshop (IMW)

October 9, 2019

  Congratulations to Dr. Teoh Phaik Ju and Dr. Chooi Jing Yuan, research fellows from Prof. Chng Wee Joo’s group who recently won awards to attend and present their research at the 17th International Myeloma Workshop (IMW) which took place from 12-15 September 2019. Held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston MA, USA, IMW 2019 […]

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CSI Deputy Director, Prof. Goh Boon Cher, Receives National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award

September 17, 2019

  CSI extends our heartiest congratulations to our Deputy Director, Prof. Goh Boon Cher, for being awarded the National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award at this year’s National Medical Excellence Awards (NMEA) ceremony. The NMEA is a national-level award to recognize the efforts of clinicians, clinician-scientists and other healthcare professionals for their contributions. Conferred by the […]

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CSI Staff and Students Bag Multiple Awards at NCAM 2019

August 29, 2019

Congratulations to our PhD graduate students and staff for receiving several awards during the 6th NCIS Annual Research Meeting (NCAM) 2019. Co-organised by the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) and CSI Singapore, the annual conference was held on 2nd August 2019 at National University Health System, Singapore. The meeting is a full-day program attended […]

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CSI Student Receives Gold Award at the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2019 Ceremony

June 28, 2019

Congratulations to Shamill Amedot Udonwa, attachment student from Prof. Chng Wee Joo’s laboratory, who clinched the Gold Award at the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2019, held from 6th-7th March 2019 at the Community Auditorium, Our Tampines Hub. Organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and […]

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Congratulations to our Long Service Award 2019 Recipients!

May 2, 2019

The Long Service Awards were presented to employees in recognition for their valued contributions and dedicated service to CSI. A total of 13 recipients have been conferred the Long Service Award for their 5 and 10 years of service respectively. CSI Singapore would like to congratulate the following recipients – Five Years of Service  Cao […]

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CSI Research Fellow Presents Advances in Cancer Research at AACR Annual Meeting 2019

May 2, 2019

Darren Tan, a recent graduate from the CSI Ph.D. Graduate Scholarship program who was under the mentorship of Prof. Toshio Suda, was given the honor to present his work on the impact of PRMT5 inhibition on blood stem cells at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting. Darren’s attendance at the 2019 […]

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Prestigious STaR Award Renewed for Prof Toshio Suda

April 29, 2019

Find out more about Prof. Suda’s first STaR award in 2014 here: https://www.csi.nus.edu.sg/web/prestigious-star-award-for-translational-research-awarded-to-two-csi-pis   Find out more about the NMRC awards here: http://www.nmrc.gov.sg/grants/talent-development/stria

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11th Hope Meeting with Nobel Laureates Inspires CSI PhD Student

March 7, 2019

Organized by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the 11th Hope Meeting with Nobel Laureates was held in Okinawa, Japan from 4-8 March 2019. Shreya Kar, Presidents’ Scholar PhD student from Dr. Alan Prem Kumar’s group, was privileged to be selected to attend this meeting.At the Hope Meetings each year, outstanding graduate students are selected from countries and areas in the Asia-Pacific and Africa to converge for a time of dynamic discussions and the opportunity to learn from a lineup of distinguished Nobel Laureates. The annual symposium aims to foster the next generation of researchers and enhance their research capabilities.

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CSI Research Fellow Nominated to Attend Global Young Scientists’ Summit

February 27, 2019

Congratulations to Dr Xianning Lai, a research fellow in Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group for being successfully nominated to attend the Global Young Scientists’ Summit (GYSS) @one-north from 20 to 25 January. She was one of the highly motivated and passionate PhD students and postdoctoral associates under 35 chosen from all over the world to […]

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NUS Staff Receive NUSMed Awards 2018

July 5, 2018

Prof Daniel Tenen – Researcher of the Year Dr EdwardChow – Young Researcher of the Year Congratulations to Prof Daniel Tenen and Dr Edward Chow, who were awarded for their research achievements at the NUSMed Awards 2018. The NUSMed Awards recognises and celebrates the success of outstanding commitment and contribution to research, teaching and mentorship. […]

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Student Receives Award at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BES) 12th Scientific Meeting

June 5, 2018

Congratulations to Benjamin Paik, attachment student from Dr Alan Prem Kumar’s group, who received the Gold Award for Best Podium Presentation at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BES) 12th Scientific Meeting held on 19 May 2018, National University of Singapore. The BES 2018 is an annual symposium organized to provide a platform for students from junior […]

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