Prof Chng Wee Joo
Executive Director, Singapore Translational Cancer Consortium, Group Director of Research, National University Health System
Senior Consultant, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
Vice President, Office of the Deputy President (Research & Technology) & Senior Principal Investigator, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore
Professor Chng Wee Joo is Executive Director of the Singapore Translational Cancer Consortium. A haemotologist by training, he has been a Senior Consultant at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore for over two decades and currently serves as Group Director of Research at the National University Health System.
Presently the Yong Loo Lin Professor in Medical Oncology, Professor Chng is Vice President of Biomedical Sciences Research in the Office of the Deputy President (Research and Technology), as well as Senior Principal Investigator at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore.
Professor Chng is a member of many leading national and international professional committees, including the former President of the Singapore Society of Hematology, the International Myeloma Working Group and the Asian Myeloma Network. He is also involved in a number of grant review committees, conference organising committees, advisory boards and steering committees of global clinical trials. He actively participates in clinical trials, and has authored more than 300 publications in many reputed journals, as well as delivered numerous talks in major conferences and seminars. An esteemed researcher in the fields of genomics, therapeutics and haematologic malignancies, his impactful research has won him numerous national and global accolades including the NUHS Research Excellence Award, the International Myeloma Foundation’s Brian GM Durie Outstanding Achievement Award, the National Medical Excellence Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award, the National Medical Research Council Senior Translational Research (STaR) Award, the National University of Singapore Young Researcher Award, and the Celgene Future Leaders in Haematology Award.