iBRCAf Faculty


Ava Kwong

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Ava Kwong is the Chief of Division of Breast Surgery, Daniel CK Yu Professor in Breast Cancer Research and Clinical Professor at The University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital. She founded Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry, where she serves as the Chairman

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Bhawna Sirohi

Apollo Proton Cancer Centre, India

Dr. Bhawna Sirohi started her oncology career at Tata Memorial centre (TMC), Mumbai in 1994 and completed training at Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, UK. She serves in Apollo Hospital and is currently an honorary consultant with QMUL, London. At TMC in 2012-2014, she set up GI medical oncology &medical oncology information system (MOIS) for e-prescribing chemotherapy. She has been involved in initial setting up of cancer centres in Sangrur and Mohali, Punjab for TMC. She has piloted use of v [...]

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Cheng-Har Yip

Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care, Malaysia

Dr Yip is currently a consultant breast surgeon in Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care in Malaysia, and is the lead clinician for the breast cancer research programme in Cancer Research Malaysia. Dr Yip was conferred Professor Emeritus by the University of Malaya in Oct 2016. She has over 220 publications in peer reviewed journals mainly on breast cancer in the Asian setting with an H index of 37. She was a past-president of the Association of University Surgeons of Asia (2003-2005) College of Sur [...]

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Chiang Jianbang

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Dr Chiang Jianbang is an Associate Consultant in Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS). He focuses on cancer genetics in NCCS and works with a team of dedicated geneticist and genetic counsellors. He hopes to empower patients, family members and healthcare professionals with cancer genetics knowledge to improve personal and public health. His interests are in clinical cancer genetics, genomic medicine and implementation science.

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Choo Su

Choo Su Pin

Curie Oncology, Singapore

Dr. Choo Su Pin is a medical oncologist who specializes in gastrointestinal cancers including colorectal, upper gastrointestinal, pancreas, hepatobiliary, peritoneal, and anal cancers. Dr. Choo is the immediate past president of the Singapore Society of Oncology, a founding member of the SSO- Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium and a council member of the Chapter of Medical Oncology, Academy of Medicine, Singapore. She is currently an expert panel member of HCC Connect which develops educational pro [...]

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Christina Galvez

Philippine Society of Medical Oncology, Philippines

Dr. Christina Galvez is a medical oncologist with more than 10 years of practice in general oncology, primarily focusing in Breast Cancer. She finished her medical degree at the University of Santo Tomas and completed her formal training in medical oncology at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center -- both in Manila, Philippines. Her primary research interests include cancers of the Lung, Breast and Head and Neck, having been involved as principal investigator in several industry-sponsored clini [...]

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Darren Poon

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Dr Darren Ming-Chun Poon is the Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology at both the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. Dr Poon has several specialist areas of expertise, which include genitourinary (GU) cancer, neuro-oncology, hepato-pancreatic cancer, and head and neck cancer. His research interests include novel therapies for GU cancers, image-guided radiotherapy and st [...]

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Elaine Lim

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Dr Elaine Lim is Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre, Singapore. Her interests are centred on breast, gynaecological and lung cancers. After graduating from Trinity College, University of Cambridge, Dr. Lim was selected to join the Cambridge MBBCh-PhD programme. Her PhD dissertation on molecular genetics was supervised by Nobel Laureate, Professor Sydney Brenner and Professor Timothy Cox. After completing her clinical training in Cambridge, Dr. Lim worke [...]

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Elias Obeid

Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA

Dr. Obeid is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Genetics and Director of Breast, Ovary, and Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment Programs, as well as the Interim Chief of Breast Medical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center. He attended medical school at the American University of Beirut School of Medicine, in Beirut, Lebanon and received a Master’s of Public Health degree from the University of Massachusetts. He completed his fellowship training in Medical Oncology and Hematology a [...]

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Frederik Marmé

Medical Faculty of Mannheim - University of Heidelberg, Germany

Frederik Marmé is currently Professor of Gynecology for the Medical Faculty of Mannheim at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Professor Marmé studied in Freiburg, Heidelberg and London and obtained his medical degree in 2002 from the University of Heidelberg Medical School. From 2002 to 2003, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) in Heidelberg in the Department of Growth Control and Signal Transduction. Professor Marmé completed his reside [...]

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Ghassan Abou-Alfa

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA

Dr. Ghassan Abou-Alfa is an oncologist in New York, NY and is affiliated with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 25 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Arabic. He specializes in gastrointestinal cancer and is experienced in gastrointestinal oncology, general medical oncology, and liver cancer, biliary cancer, pancreatic cancer.

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Golan Talia

Sheba Medical Centre, Israel

Dr. Golan is a highly qualified medical oncologist and researcher in the field of pancreatic cancer. She specializes in gastrointestinal malignancies, and serves as a director of the Phase I clinical trials unit at Sheba’s Pancreatic Cancer Center. She has earned a world-renowned reputation for her studies in the field of pancreatic cancer. Her current research trials to test new medicine therapies for metastatic pancreatic cancer are being carried out in conjunction with two of the world [...]

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Jack Chan

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Dr Jack Chan is a Consultant Medical Oncologist practising at National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore. His subspecialty interests are gynaecological cancers and breast cancer. A Clinical Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School, his research interests include early and late phase clinical trials and translational work in gynaecological and breast cancers. He is the Principal Investigator of investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored [...]

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Jae Young

Jae Young Joung

Center for Urological Cancer, National Cancer Center Hospital, Korea South

Dr. Jae Young Joung is working in Center for Prostate Cancer as Faculty of Medicine in National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea. His international experience includes various programs, contributions and participation in different countries for diverse fields of study. His research interests reflect in his wide range of publications in various national and international journals.

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Janice Tsang

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Janice Tsang is a Specialist in Medical Oncology and the Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU, and Founding Convenor of HKBOG, Hong Kong. Dr Tsang’s research interests lie mainly in breast oncology, geriatric oncology, translational research and psycho-oncology. Being the first female academic medical oncologist at The University of Hong Kong (HKU), she was awarded the 2014 Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award, and the 2012 Hong Kong City L [...]

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Joanne Ngeow

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Dr Joanne Ngeow, MBBS, MRCP, MPH is Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre Singapore and Associate Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University. Dr Ngeow currently heads the Cancer Genetics Service at the National Cancer Centre Singapore with an academic interest in hereditary cancer syndromes and translational clinical cancer genetics. She was awarded consecutive fellowships by the National Medical Research Council and the [...]

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Johan Chan

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Dr Johan Chan is an Associate Consultant in the Divison of Medical Oncology of the National Cancer Centre Singapore. He completed his medical oncology specialty training in Australia. As part of his specialist training, he completed a fellowship in National Cancer Centre Singapore and continued practising as an Associate Consultant. His research interest includes GU oncology and Geriatric oncology.

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John Chia

Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore

Dr. John Chia is a medical oncologist practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. His subspeciality interests include ovarian, endometrial, cervical, breast and colorectal cancers, as well as the management of rare tumours such as melanoma, uterine sarcoma, and germ cell tumours. He sits on the scientific board of the International Aspirin Foundation, and lectures widely, in Japan, Korea, HK, China and UK, as well as plenary symposia lectures in Germany, Australia and ESMO Asia. He [...]

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Joycelyn Lee 

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Dr Joycelyn Lee graduated from National University of Singapore and completed her post-graduate training in Medical Oncology at National Cancer Centre Singapore. Her clinical and research interests are in gastrointestinal malignancies, particularly hepatopancreatobiliary cancers and immuno-oncology.

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Ka-Yu Tse

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Dr Tse is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The University of Hong Kong, and honorary consultant of the Queen Mary Hospital and HKU-Shenzhen Hospital. She received her gynaecological oncology training in Hong Kong and Cambridge, United Kingdom. Her research interests include gynaecological cancer biology and novel treatments in recurrent and advanced gynaecological malignancies. Dr Tse is an editorial member of the Hong Kong Medical Journal and g [...]

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Karmen Wong

Icon Cancer Centre, Singapore

Dr. Karmen Wong is a medical oncologist with over than 20 years of clinical practice. She received her oncology training in the National University Hospital (NUH), National Cancer Centre, Singapore (NCC) and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), who have a reputation for health sciences research and patient care under the HMDP scholarship.She helped establish the first multi-disciplinary breast cancer treatment in Singapore 20 years ago in NCC, which created a platform for treatment in [...]

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Kumar Prabhash

Tata Memorial Hospital, India

Dr. Kumar is Professor, Medical Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital and has more than two decades of experience. He has published over a hundred research and review articles/papers in journals of national and international repute.He has undertaken over 80 projects as Principal Ivestigator and Co-Investigator.He is a member of many international and national scientific societies and associations and has delivered talks in several conferences.

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Lee Soo Chin

National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

She is currently Head and Senior Consultant in Medical Oncology and Associate Director of Research at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, and Senior Principal Investigator at the Cancer Science Institute, Singapore. She is ex-Chairperson of the Chapter of Medical Oncologists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and has been a member of the Ministry of Health Specialist Accreditation Board for Medical Oncology since 2009. She has been Chair of the National Healthcare Group Domain-Spe [...]

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Mark Robson

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

Mark Robson, MD, is an Associate Attending Physician of the Clinical Genetics and Breast Medicine Service in the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He received his B.Sc. from Washington and Lee University and his MD from the University of Virginia. He performed residency and fellowship training at Walter Reed Army Medical center before coming to Memorial Sloan Kettering in 1996. He is currently the Clinic Director of the Clinical Genetics Service and the chair of t [...]

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Mastura Md Yusof

Cancer Institute of Pantai Hospital, Malaysia

Dr Mastura Md Yusof is currently the Resident Consultant Oncologist for the Cancer Institute of Pantai Hospital Lumpur. Her area of expertise in clinical oncology encompasses radiotherapy and Medical Oncology as well as clinical research in various cancer types or sites. Dr Mastura serves as consultant in various advisory boards and expert committee panels for cancer and cancer-related services in government such as good oncology practice and chemotherapy protocol guideline, as well as in privat [...]

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Melvin Chua

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Dr Melvin Chua is a Clinician-Scientist at the National Cancer Centre Singapore, and Principal Investigator of the Tan Chin Tuan Laboratory of Optical Imaging, Photodynamic and Proton Beam Therapy – Precision Radiation Oncology Programme, He is also the Head of Department and Senior Consultant of Head and Neck and Thoracic Cancers, Division of Radiation Oncology. His research is supported by the NMRC Clinician-scientist award, and is focused on discovery and translational cancer genomics, and [...]

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Mohsen Mokhtar

Cairo University, Egypt

Prof. Mokhtar completed a B.Sc. in medicine and then a M.Sc. in Clinical Oncology at the Cairo University Kasr El Aini Medical School graduating in 1991 and 1996 respectively. In 2001 he completed his MD training in clinical oncology, also at the Cairo University Kasr El Aini Medical School. Since 1996 he has held a number of posts at the Cairo University Kasr El Aini Medical School where he primarily and currently undertook clinical research, supervising numerous research programs, and develop [...]

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Nitesh Rohtagi

Max Hospital, Singapore

Dr. Nitesh Rohatgi is a senior consultant in Medical Oncology at Max Hospital in Saket, who was till recently working at the prestigious London Oncology Clinic (Leaders in Oncology care), Harley Street, London. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of medicine and has much publication to his name. He was trained in medical oncology, palliative medicine and teenage young adult’s cancers in United Kingdom, completing his CCT in 2009.

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Omalkhair A.

Omalkhair A. Abulkhair

Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, Saudi Arabia

Omal Khair is currently a Consultant in the Division of Adult Medical, Department of Oncology in Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs – Saudi Arabia and Assistant Professor at the King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences.

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Pamela Patdu

Philippine Society of Medical Oncology's Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee, Philippines

Ma. Pamela D. Patdu, MD is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. She had her Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology training in the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital. She is presently head of the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology's Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee.

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Ravindran Kanesvaran

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Assoc Prof. Ravindran Kanesvaran is a Deputy Head and Senior Consultant in the Department of Medical Oncology of the National Cancer Centre Singapore. He is also an Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and clinical senior lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is actively involved in graduate medical education and is the Program Director of the Medical Oncology Senior Residency Program. His research interests include GU oncology a [...]

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Reinhard Buttner

University of Cologne, Germany

Prof. Büttner is Professor and Chairman for Pathology at the University of Cologne; and Director of the Institute for General Pathology and Pathological Anatomy at the University Hospital of Cologne. He is also CSO and Co-Founder of Targos Molecular Pathology. A pathologist with authorship on over 600 publications, Prof. Büttner’s areas of research in NSCLC include: diagnostic and predictive genomics, biomarker testing, mutation screening, and mutation targeted precision therapies. Since 2 [...]

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See Hui Ti

Mount Elizabeth Hospitals and Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore

Dr See Hui Ti is a medical oncologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals and Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. Having registered with the General Medical Council in the UK in 1996, Dr See worked at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK, before continuing her internal medicine training at the Singapore General Hospital. Dr See was awarded the HMDP fellowship in 2002 after completing advanced oncology training at the National Cancer Centre.

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Shaheenah Dawood

Mediclinic City Hospital, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Shaheenah Dawood is a Consultant medical oncologist and associate professor in clinical oncology in the United Arab Emirates. She trained in medical oncology at McGill University Hospitals in Canada and subspecialized in breast cancer management at MD Anderson Cancer Center. During her training she was awarded multiple scholar in training awards and ASCO merit awards. She has served as an editorial fellow at the New England Journal of medicine and has an MPH from the Harvard School of Public [...]

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Shona Nag

Sahayadri Group of Hospitals, India

One of Pune’s best breast cancer specialists and medical oncologist, Dr Shona Nag is known for her work in women’s health – especially breast cancer and cervical cancer. With over 27 years of practise, Dr Shona Nag, who studied medicine in Pune’s BJ Medical College, followed by an oncology fellowship at Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, has made it her mission to encourage everyone to understand cancer better, particularly women.Currently the director, oncology at Sahayadri Group of Hosp [...]

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Tanuja Rajasekaran

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Dr Tanujaa Rajasekaran is a Consultant in the Department of Medical Oncology of the National Cancer Centre Singapore, sub-specializing in genitourinary and thoracic and cancers. She graduated from the National University of Singapore and was awarded the Dean’s list during her undergraduate studies. She completed her medical oncology specialty training in the National Cancer Centre Singapore. Her research interests are in geriatric oncology and genitourinary cancers. She also awarded the Euro [...]

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Tira Tan

National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), Singapore

Dr Tira Tan is a consultant medical oncologist at the National Cancer Centre Singapore with a clinical focus in the treatment of breast cancers and early phase drug development. Dr Tan chairs the pre-operative and young women’s breast cancer programs at NCCS and is the primary and co-investigator on many early and late phase studies specifically in novel therapeutics and treatment strategies in triple negative breast cancer.

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Valerie Heong

Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Dr. Valerie Heong is a medical oncologist at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She received her medical degree from the University of Adelaide, Australia and subsequently trained in medical oncology in Melbourne, Australia. She obtained her PhD in Molecular Biology from the Department of Medical Biology, University of Melbourne, Australia. During her PhD she was awarded the Ovarian Cancer Australia Postgraduate Scholarship and the Bev Gray Ovarian Cancer PhD Scholarship. She subsequently moved to Sin [...]

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Vasanti Natarajan

Caris Life Sciences, Switzerland

Dr. Vasanti is a biochemist & molecular biologist. As a researcher, her interests were in studying intra-cellular signal transduction primarily through the cAMP/cGMP protein kinases & phoshodiesterases and the role they played in vascular modulation. She began working in pharmaceutical industry more than 20 years ago as she wanted to extend her scope to more applied research and drug development. During her time in pharma, She has held roles in early R&D, clinical development and medical affai [...]

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Yeon Hee

Yeon Hee Park

Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea South


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