Ng Huck Hui
Genome Institute of Singapore
Ng received the 2018 President’s Science Award for identifying clinical biomarkers, developing novel models and transforming patient care in Parkinson’s Disease. (Photo: Genome Institute of Singapore)
To achieve 30 percent local food production by 2030, Singapore’s most innovative minds are turning to genome editing, artificial intelligence and even microalgae-based proteins.
Each year, Asian Scientist Magazine highlights 100 outstanding thinkers and innovators from Asia who are pushing the envelope with their research.
For a young nation, Singapore has made great advances in research, and it took the efforts of many committed, talented individuals to get here.
The awards recognize scientists who have helped place Singapore on the map of global research.
Scientists have devised a method to generate large numbers of pure liver cells from stem cells.
What makes a stem cell a stem cell? Executive Director of the Genome Institute of Singapore Professor Ng Huck Hui takes a technology-driven approach to find out.
Using a system that integrates readouts from multiple genomics analysis algorithms, a research group in Singapore is able to pinpoint targeted therapies for individual tumors.
Artificial intelligence-enabled technologies are on the cusp of changing the practice of medicine for both doctors and patients.
In a collaborative study between Singapore and the US, researchers have demonstrated that stem cells can be used to regenerate damaged lung tissue.