Awards & Achievements

Ms Sinan Xiong Receives the IMS Young Investigator Award for Exemplary Abstract

September 8, 2021

Congratulations to Ms Sinan Xiong for receiving the IMS Young Investigator Award at the 18th International Myeloma Workshop (IMW 2021). The workshop is conducted by the International Myeloma Society (IMS), which aims to promote research and education to improve prevention, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment surrounding multiple myeloma and related disorders.

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CSI Singapore Receives NUS Safety & Health Commendation Award

August 6, 2021

We are pleased to announce that CSI Singapore has been conferred the Commendation Award for the NUS Safety & Health Awards (NUSSHA) 2020! Presented by the Office of Safety, Health & Environment (OSHE), the NUSSHA programme recognizes NUS Faculties, Departments, and Research Centres / Research Institutes which have implemented effective department safety and health management system (DSHMS) that would help reduce accidents and incidents in workplaces.

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CSI Singapore Conferred Multiple Awards at NCIS Annual Research Meeting (NCAM 2021)

August 4, 2021

Hosted by the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) and co-organized by the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI), the 8th NCIS Annual Research Meeting (NCAM) concluded its hybrid meeting last Saturday. Held from 30 - 31 July, this year's meeting served as an excellent platform for cancer physicians and researchers in Singapore to interact and forge future collaborations.

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Prof. Chng Wee Joo Receives Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Graduate Mentor of the Year (GRAMAY) Award 2021

June 10, 2021

Congratulations to CSI Deputy Director and Senior Principal Investigator, Prof. Chng Wee Joo, on being conferred the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Graduate Mentor of the Year (GRAMAY) 2021! Presented annually, the GRAMAY award honors and celebrates faculty staff in recognition of their excellence in graduate supervision, intellectual and professional development as well as career development of their graduate students.

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Congratulations to Dr. Polly Chen on her promotion to Associate Professor!

May 12, 2021

CSI Singapore is proud to announce the promotion of Dr. Polly Chen to Associate Professor! Dr. Chen joined CSI Singapore in 2014 as a Principal Investigator. Since then, she has received multiple awards in recognition of her outstanding research, including the EMBO Young Investigator Program (YIP) and the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Young Researcher Of the Year Award.

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Congratulations to Our Long Service Award 2021 Recipients!

April 8, 2021

The Long Service Awards were presented to employees in appreciation for their valued contributions and dedicated service to NUS. A total of 13 recipients have been conferred the Long Service Award for their 5, 10, 15 and 20 years of service respectively. CSI Singapore would like to congratulate and thank the following recipients for their […]

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CSI Research Fellow Receives International Myeloma Society (IMS) and Paula and Rodger Riney Foundation Career Development Award

April 7, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Teoh Phaik Ju, Research Fellow from Prof. Chng Wee Joo’s lab, who has recently been awarded the prestigious International Myeloma Society (IMS) and Paula and Rodger Riney Foundation Career Development Award for her outstanding research proposal.

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NUS Medicine Awards 2020

March 19, 2021

Dr. Chong Shu Yun Phyllis and Dr. Teoh Phaik Ju were awarded by A/Prof. Kevin Tan, Vice-Dean of Graduate Studies Congratulations to Dr. Teoh Phaik Ju and Dr. Chong Shu Yun Phyllis, who were honoured for their research achievements at the NUS Medicine Awards 2020 Ceremony. The award ceremony recognises and celebrates the success and […]

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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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