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Scientific and Medical Advisors

MiRXES Scientific Advisory Board

Our scientific advisory board (SAB) provides external scientific review of our research and development activities and strategy. 

The MiRXES SAB is chaired by MiRXES co-founder Prof. Too Heng-Phon and comprises distinguished clinicians and scientists who are recognized as experts in their respective fields, 

Scientific Advisory Board members

SAB Prof Frank Slack

Prof. Frank Slack

  • Shields Warren Mallinckrodt Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Director, Harvard Medical School Initiative for RNA Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Co-discoverer of the second known microRNA and the first human microRNA.
SAB Prof Yeoh Khay Guan

Prof. Yeoh Khay Guan

MBBS, MMed, FRCP (London), FRCP (Glasg), FAMS
  • Irene Tan Liang Kheng Professor in Medicine and Oncology, National University of Singapore
  • Senior Consultant, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National University Hospital
  • Lead Principal Investigator, Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium
  • Chairman, National Colorectal Cancer Screening Committee, Health Promotion Board, Ministry of Health, Singapore.
  • Chief Executive, National University Health System
  • Senior Vice President (Health Affairs), National University of Singapore
SAB dr-ochiya

Prof. Takahiro Ochiya

  • Professor of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo Medical University
  • Chief Scientific Officer, Theoria Science
  • President, Japanese Society for Extracellular Vesicles
Prof Chng Wee Joo

Prof. Chng Wee Joo

MB ChB, PhD, MRCP, DipRCPath, MRCPath
  • Director, National University Cancer Institute, National University Health System
  • Group Director of Research, National University Health System
  • Deputy Director & Senior Principal Investigator, Cancer Science Institute, Singapore
  • Vice Dean of Research & Provost’s Chair Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 
  • Chief Medical Advisor, MiRXES

Prof. Too Heng-Phon

  • Associate Professor of Biochemistry, National University of Singapore
  • Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore
  • Co-founder & SAB Chairman, MiRXES
SAB A.Prof Tan Soo Yong

Prof. Tan Soo Yong

MBBS, DipRCPath, FRCPath, DMJ (Path), DPhil (Oxon)
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Pathology, National University Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • Senior Principal Investigator, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR 
Prof Lam Kong Peng

Prof. Lam Kong Peng

  • Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, National University of Singapore
  • Executive Director, Singapore Immunology Network, A*STAR