Tan Eng King

Institution
National Neuroscience Institute

Country
Singapore

Field
Life Sciences

Tan Eng King received the 2018 President’s Science Award for identifying clinical biomarkers, developing novel models and transforming patient care in Parkinson’s Disease. (Photo: National Neuroscience Institute)


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