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1 DAY 1 26 February 2014 (Wednesday) Morning Session TIME PROGRAMME REGISTRATION WELCOME ADDRESS OPENING ADDRESS by Guest-of-Honour, PS(Health) AWARDS PRESENTATION Translational Research (STaR) Investigator Award Clinician Scientist Award (CSA) Transition Award (TA) MOH Healthcare Research Scholarship (MCI) NMRC Research Training Fellowship EXPERIENCE SHARING by STaR Awardees The Journey is the Destination: Translational Medicine Diaries Prof Salvatore Albani Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Director, SingHealth Translational Immunology and Inflammation Centre Senior Clinical Scientist, KK Women s and Children s Hospital Taking the Road Less Travelled: A Decade as a Clinician Scientist in Prof Tan Eng King Senior Consultant Neurologist and Clinician Scientist National Neuroscience Institute Vice Chair (Research) and Professor Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Creating a Culture for Research and Innovation in our Healthcare Systems: Best Practices from the U.S. Prof Wong Tien Yin Vice-Dean, Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Group Director, Research, Health Services Deputy Medical Director (Research) and Senior Consultant, National Eye Centre Chief of Ophthalmology, National University Health System Tea Break + Networking PRESENTATIONS BY TCR FLAGSHIP LEAD PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS Re-defining the Management of Gastric Cancer A/Prof Yeoh Khay Guan Deputy Chief Executive, National University Health System Dean, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, National University of

2 Senior Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, National University Hospital Ten-year Journey of Translational Eye Research Prof Donald Tan Medical Director, National Eye Centre Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Adjunct Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Chair, Eye Academic Clinical Program, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Tackling the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases Right at the Start of Life A/Prof Chong Yap Seng Deputy Executive Director, Institute for Clinical Sciences, A*STAR Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of LUNCH + NETWORKING + VISIT OF BOOTHS

3 DAY 1 26 February 2014 (Wednesday) Afternoon Concurrent Sessions TIME PROGRAMME TOPIC AREA CLINICAL TRIALS (featuring clinical trials from TCR Flagship Programmes and sharing sessions by clinicians active in investigator initiated and industry sponsored trials) Chairperson: A/Prof Teoh Yee Leong Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Research Institute Associate Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Theme: Clinical Research Infrastructure and Partnership A/Prof Teoh Yee Leong Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Research Institute Associate Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Prof Wong Tien Yin Vice-Dean, Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Group Director, Research, SingHealth Services Deputy Medical Director (Research) and Senior Consultant, National Eye Centre Chief of Ophthalmology, National University Health System A/Prof Darren Lim Director, Investigational Medicine Unit, Health Services Senior Consultant, Department of Medical Oncology National Cancer Centre Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School INDUSTRIAL PARTNERSHIP & COMMERCIALISATION (featuring different industry partners in sharing new technologies in the area of BMS, explore potential areas for collaboration with the CSs) Chairperson: Mr Jonathan Kua Director, Biomedical Sciences Industry Partnership Office Theme: Research Partnerships: What Works Well Dr Rupert Vessey Senior Vice President, Early Development and Discovery Sciences, Merck & Co., Inc Prof Ceri Davies Vice President, Head of GSK R&D Site, GlaxoSmithKline Mr Joseph Listro Vice President, Research & Development, Asia Innovation Centers, Procter & Gamble

4 TEA BREAK + NETWORKING + VISIT OF BOOTHS Theme: Cardiovascular and Infectious Disease Trials A/Prof Carolyn Lam Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Consultant, Cardiac Department, National University Hospital, Clinical Director, Women s Heart Health Clinic, National University Heart Centre Prof Nicholas Paton Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University of Theme: Innovative Clinical Partnerships Dr Andrew Wu General Manager, Clearbridge Biomedics Dr Mark McHale Chief Scientific Officer and Founder, Aslan Pharmaceuticals WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION 1800 END OF DAY 1

5 DAY 2 27 February 2014 (Thursday) Morning Concurrent Sessions TIME PROGRAMME TOPIC AREA HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH (featuring successful HSR projects which could generate positive, tangible health outcomes) Chairperson: Prof David Matchar Director, Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Dr Wee Hwee Lin Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, National University of A/Prof May O. Lwin Associate Dean, College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University STRATIFIED MEDICINE & RESEARCH NETWORKS (featuring key investigators of TCR Flagship Programmes, and sharing sessions by clinician scientists active in stratified medicine) Chairpersons: Prof Aung Tin Executive Director, Eye Research Institute Senior Consultant and Head, Glaucoma Service, National Eye Centre Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of A/Prof Goh Boon Cher Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Director, Investigational Medicine Unit, National University Health System Adjunct Associate Professor, Cancer Science Institute of, and Department of Pharmacy, National University of Dr David Lye Senior Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of A/Prof Lim Soon Thye Head and Senior Consultant, Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre, Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Chairman, Chapter of Medical Oncologists, Academy of Medicine Prof Liu Jianjun Deputy Director and Senior Group Leader, Genome Institute of, A*STAR

6 TEA BREAK + NETWORKING + VISIT OF BOOTHS (to be announced shortly) A/Prof Tai E-Shyong Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of, and Duke- NUS Graduate Medical School Prof Patrick Tan Professor, Duke NUS Graduate Medical School Senior Group Leader, Genome Institute of Senior Principal Investigator, Cancer Science Institute of LUNCH RECEPTION AND NETWORKING + VISIT OF BOOTHS 1300 END OF DAY 2

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