/  Programme

Please find below the programme rundown for the conference. This programme is subject to change and will be updated over the following weeks.

Time Programme
8:30 - 9:00 Registration and Arrival of Guests
9:00 - 9:10 Welcome Address by Prof Chng Wee Joo
Director, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)
Educational Session
Session Chair: A/Prof Goh Boon Cher
9:10 - 09:35 "Biomarker Driven Early Phase Trials: Why Are They Important?"
Dr David Tan
Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
09:35 - 10:00 "Biomarkers in Cancer Imaging: From Old to New"
Dr Joseph Lee
Professor, Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore
10:00 - 10:25 "Biomarker development in anti-PDL1 development"
Dr Christine Dela Cruz
Group Director, Bristol-Myers Squibb Global Clinical Research
10:25 - 11:00 Tea Break & Poster Judging (Clinical Science & Nursing / Paramedical / Supportive Care)
11:00 - 11:45 Oral Abstracts Presentation Session 1
Basic Science
11:45 - 12:30 Oral Abstracts Presentation Session 2
Translational Science
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch & Poster Judging (Basic Science & Translational Science)
13:30 - 14:15 Oral Abstracts Presentation Session 3
Clinical Science
14:15 - 15:00 Oral Abstracts Presentation Session 4
Nursing/Paramedical/Supportive Care
15:00 - 15:30 Refreshments
15:30 - 16:10 Plenary Session
“The role of cell free DNA in molecular profiling and monitoring of cancer”
Dr Nitzan Rosenfeld
Senior Group Leader, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Hear-the-Journey Session
16:10 - 16:25 A/Prof Mikael Hartman
Senior Consultant, Breast and Trauma Surgery, National University Hospital
Associate Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
Adjunct Staff, Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
16:25 - 16:40 "Who Am I? A soul searching journey of a clinician scientist"
Dr Ruby Huang
Senior Resident Physician & Clinician Scientist, Division of Gynaecologic Oncology, Department of O&G, NUH
Principal Associate, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, NUS
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
16:40 - 17:10 Cocktail Session
17:10 - 17:50 Award Presentation Ceremony
Prof Phillip Koeffler
Conference Co-Chairperson,
Deputy Director (Research), NCIS

A/Prof Lee Soo Chin
Conference Chairperson
Associate Director (Research), NCIS
Closing Address
A/Prof Chng Wee Joo
Director, NCIS