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17 Apr 2018

NMRC has awarded $60 million to three new research projects under the Open Fund - Large Collaborative Grants (OF-LCG) programme. NMRC has also piloted new Clinician Innovator Award, which focused on clinicians who are interested in developing new medical technologies or devices to improve medical diagnosis and treatments.

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The full list of the winners for the OF-LCG May 2017 Grant Call is below:

OPEN FUND - LARGE COLLABORATIVE GRANT PROGRAMME (MAY 2017 GRANT CALL)

Title of Research Programme Corresponding and Theme Pls
The VICTORY (Virus-Induced Cancer: Translational Oncology Research & immunologY) Consortium

Amount Awarded: $25 million
Corresponding PI

Name: A/Prof Toh Han Chong
Institution: National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)

Theme PIs

Name: A/Prof Paul MacAry
Institution: National University of Singapore (NUS)

Name: A/Prof William Hwang
Institution: National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) & Singapore General Hospital (SGH)

Name: A/Prof Ramanuj DasGupta
Institution: Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), A*STAR

Name: Prof Salvatore Albani
Institution: SingHealth Translational Immunology and Inflammation Centre

Name: A/Prof John Connolly
Institution: Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), A*STAR

Name: A/Prof Subhra Biswas
Institution: Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), A*STAR

Name: Dr Valerie Chew
Institution: SingHealth Translational Immunology and Inflammation Centre

Name: Prof Han Weiping
Institution: Singapore BioImaging Consortium (SBIC), A*STAR

Name: Prof Chng Wee Joo
Institution: National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)

Name: Prof Goh Boon Cher
Institution: National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)

TAPP: Translational Asian Age-related macular degeneration Program

Amount Awarded: ̴$25 million

 

Corresponding PI

Name: A/Prof Gemmy Cheung
Institution: Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) / Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)

Theme PIs

Name: Prof Wong Tien Yin
Institution: Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) / Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)

Name: Prof Cheung Ching-Yu
Institution: Duke-NUS Medical School

Name: A/Prof Yasuo Yanagi
Institution: Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) / Duke-NUS Medical School

Name: Dr Wang Xiaomeng
Institution: Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), A*STAR / Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Name: Prof Leopold Schmetterer
Institution: Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) / Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCSoM)

Name: A/Prof Caroline Chee
Institution: National University Health System (NUHS)

Name: A/Prof Colin Tan
Institution: Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) / Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Name: Prof Ecosse Lamoureux
Institution: Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) / Duke-NUS Medical School

Name: Prof Dan Milea
Institution: Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) / Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)

 

Next-Generation Clinical Trials and Integrative Research for Fighting Lung Cancer

Amount Awarded: $10 million

Corresponding PI

Name: Dr Tan Eng Huat
Institution: National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)


Theme PIs

Name: A/Prof Daniel Tan
Institution: National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)

Name: A/Prof Gopal Iyer
Institution: National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)

Name: Dr Evan Newell
Institution: Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), A*STAR

Name: Dr Ross Soo
Institution: National University health System (NUHS)

Name: Dr Ng Quan Sing
Institution: National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)

Name: Dr Anders Skanderup
Institution: Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), A*STAR

Name: Dr Zhai Weiwei
Institution: Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), A*STAR

Name: Dr Tam Wai Leong
Institution: Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), A*STAR

Name: Prof Daniel Tenen
Institution: Cancer Science Institute (CSI) Singapore

Name: Dr Lisa Tucker-Kellogg
Institution: Duke-NUS Graduate School

Name: A/Prof Darren Lim
Institution: National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)

Name: Dr Toh Chee Keong
Institution: National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)

 

 

The Principal Investigators of the three projects awarded the Open Fund-Large Collaborative Grant
The Principal Investigators of the three projects awarded the Open Fund-Large Collaborative Grant - Left to right: A/Prof Toh Han Chong, Senior Consultant and Deputy Director, National Cancer Centre Singapore; A/Prof Daniel Tan, Senior Consultant, National Cancer Centre Singapore; and A/Prof Gemmy Cheung, Senior Consultant and Deputy Head, Medical Retina Department, Singapore National Eye Centre

The VICTORY (Virus-Induced Cancer: Translational Oncology Research & immunology Consortium)

VICTORYLCG

The Principal Investigators for the VICTORY –
First row, left to right: A/Prof Subhra Biswas, Singapore ImmunoloGy Network A*STAR; A/Prof Paul MacAry, National University of Singapore; and A/Prof John Connolly, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology A*STAR
Second row, left to right: A/Prof Ramanuj DasGupta, Genome Institute of Singapore A*STAR; A/Prof Toh Han Chong, National Cancer Centre Singapore (Corresponding PI); Dr Valerie Chew, SingHealth Translational Immunology and Inflammation Centre; and Prof Han Weiping, Singapore BioImaging Consortium A*STAR
Not in photo: A/Prof William Hwang, National Cancer Centre Singapore; Prof Salvatore Albani, SingHealth Translational Immunology and Inflammation Centre; and Prof Chng Wee Joo, National University Cancer Institute Singapore; and Prof Goh Boon Cher, National University Cancer Institute Singapore

TAAP: Translational Asian Age-related macular degeneration Program

TAAPLCG

The Principal Investigators for the TAAP -
First row, left to right: Prof Dan Milea, SERI/SNEC1; A/Prof Yasuo Yanagi, SERI/Duke-NUS Medical School; and Dr Wang Xiaomeng, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology; A*STAR
Second row, left to right: Prof Ecosse Lamoureux, SERI/Duke-NUS Medical School; A/Prof Caroline Chee, National University Health System; and A/Prof Gemmy Cheung (Corresponding PI), SERI/SNEC
Not in photo: Prof Wong Tien Yin, SERI/SNEC; Prof Cheng Ching-Yu, Duke-NUS Medical School; Prof Leopold Schmetterer, SERI/Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine; and A/Prof Colin Tan, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
1Singapore Eye Research Institute/Singapore National Eye Centre

Next-Generation Clinical Trials and Integrative Research for Fighting Lung Cancer

NGCTIRFLC

The Principal Investigators for the Next-Generation Clinical Trials and Integrative Research for Fighting Lung Cancer programme -
Left to right: A/Prof Daniel Tan, National Cancer Centre Singapore; A/Prof Darren Lim, National Cancer Centre Singapore; and Dr Tam Wai Leong, Genome Institute of Singapore A*STAR
Not in photo: Dr Tan Eng Huat, National Cancer Centre Singapore (Corresponding PI); A/Prof Gopal Iyer, National Cancer Centre Singapore; Dr Evan Newell, Singapore Immunology Network A*STAR; Dr Ross Soo, National University Health System; Dr Ng Quan Sing, National Cancer Centre Singapore; Dr Anders Skanderup, Genomic Institute of Singapore A*STAR; Dr Zhai Weiwei, Genomic Institute of Singapore A*STAR; Prof Daniel Tenen, Cancer Science Institute Singapore; Dr Lisa Tucker-Kellogg, Duke-NUS Medical School; and Dr Toh Chee Kheong, National Cancer Centre Singapore


Last updated: 7 Sep 2018