Researcher

Iain Tan

Principal Investigator

Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS)

Iain Bee Huat Tan is a Principal Investigator at the Laboratory of Applied Cancer Genomics in the Precision Medicine and Population Genomics programme at A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore. He is also a Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist in the Division of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), as well as the Director of Research for the Division of Medical Oncology and the Director of the NCCS-Satellite Tissue Repository. Tan is a clinician scientist and Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS. He also serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member for the Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Programme at Duke-NUS. Tan has published widely in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. He has also obtained numerous individual competitive grants and is the corresponding principal investigator of a national collaborative grant on cancer liquid biopsies and a key investigator on several other national collaborative projects. His research focuses on the immuno-biology of colorectal cancer and non-invasive diagnostics. For his research and clinical service, Tan received the National Youth Award (2014), the country’s highest award for youths.

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