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Patrick Tan

Executive Director, Genome Institute of Singapore

Prof. Patrick Tan is the Executive Director of the Genome Institute of Singapore and Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School. He directs PRISM, the SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Precision Medicine, and was formerly Deputy Executive Director at the Biomedical Research Council (A*STAR). He received his B.A. (summa cum laude) from Harvard University and MD PhD degree from Stanford University, where he received the Charles Yanofsky prize for Most Outstanding Graduate Thesis in Physics, Biology or Chemistry. Other awards include the President’s Scholarship, Loke Cheng Kim scholarship, Young Scientist Award (A-STAR), Singapore Youth Award (twice), SingHealth Investigator Excellence Award, Chen New Investigator Award (Human Genome Organization), President’s Science Award, and the Japanese Cancer Association International Award. In 2018, he received the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Team Science Award as Team Leader, representing the first time a team from Asia has received the award. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), the Bioethics Advisory Committee (BAC), a Board Member of the International Gastric Cancer Association, and co-chair of the Singapore National Precision Medicine Program Steering Committee.

Event Schedule

14 February 2020
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-The purpose of this session is to present how Swedish companies have contributed and are continuing to be important partners in advancing science and technology Read More

Mikael Hartman

Associate Professor and Senior Consultant

Jenni Nordborg

National Coordinator and Director, Office for Life Sciences, Government Offices of Sweden

Patrick Tan

Executive Director, Genome Institute of Singapore

Carolina Haefliger

MD, Head of Centre for Genomics Research, AstraZeneca 

Nicke Svanvik

Chief Innovation Officer, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden

Søren Stakemann

Director Products and Solutions Management, Surgical Workflows & Infection Control, Integrated Workflow Solutions (IWS), Getinge 

Patrick Tung

Head of Market Access, Oncology International, AstraZeneca

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