John Wong, M.B.B.S.

Isabel Chan Professor in Medical Sciences, Senior Vice President (Health Innovation and Translation) Affairs, National University of Singapore, Senior Advisor, National University Health System, Singapore
Prof. Wong is actively involved in the development of Biomedical Sciences as a key pillar of Singapore’s economy, as well as the development of Singapore’s first academic health system linking the National University Hospital and National University of Singapore’s (NUS) medical, public health, dental, and nursing schools under one unified governance. Prof Wong represents Singapore in the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers and the Association of Academic Health Centers – International. He jointly founded the Cancer Therapeutics Research Group, a multinational consortium of nine academic institutions. He was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2005 and the National Outstanding Clinician Award in 2009. He also received the SASS Foundation award in 2010.. In 2013, he received the Outstanding Service Award from NUS.

Besides G2MC, Dr. Wong’s genomic medicine implementation projects include:

  • World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Personalized and Precision Medicine