David Tan


David Tan is a post-doctoral researcher at the A*STAR Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore. David received a PhD in stem cell biology from the University of Cambridge, UK.

Stories by David Tan

Putting Patients First

What is an academic research organization and how does it benefit patients? We speak to Dr. Teoh Yee Leong, CEO of the Singapore Clinical Research Institute to find out more.

Better Devices, Big Demographics: Becton Dickinson In Asia

David Tan speaks to Mr. David Capes, vice-president of R&D for Greater Asia at Becton Dickinson and Company (BD), on the medical device giant’s expansion plans in Asia.

Techventure 2013: How Digital Health Can Change Our Lives

Vaibhav Bhandari, Director of Product Management at Optum, says that digital health is disrupting traditional healthcare and empowering patients.

Singapore Honors Top Scientific Talent

Eight research scientists and engineers in Singapore were honored this evening at the Republic's 2013 President’s Science and Technology Awards.

Diamonds Are For Tracking Stem Cells

Scientists have used fluorescent nanodiamonds to tag and track single stem cells within mouse lung tissue.

Restricting Calories May Extend Longevity, Study Finds

Scientists in China have found that restricting calorie intake promotes growth of gut bacteria associated with increased lifespan in mice.

Asian Scientist Founder Wins Singapore Youth Award 2013

Dr. Juliana Chan, Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Asian Scientist Magazine, was yesterday conferred the nation’s highest accolade for youth, the Singapore Youth Award.

New Target Found In Fight Against Obesity

Scientists have identified a potential target for the treatment of obesity-related diseases.

Printing Flexible Electronic Circuits On Paper

Scientists in China have developed a method to print flexible electronic circuits on paper using liquid metal ink.