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Dr Yong Wei Peng

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MB ChB (University of Aberdeen), MRCP (UK), Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship (University of Chicago)
Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
Adjunct Research Fellow, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University Singapore
Sub Specialty:
Haematology-Oncology, Medical Oncology
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Bile Duct Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Gastric Cancer (Stomach Cancer), Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST), Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer
Special Interest:
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Liver & Pancreatic Cancer
Phase I Clinical Trials
National University Hospital
National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
National University Health System
Dr Yong Wei Peng obtained his medical degree and postgraduate training in University of Aberdeen, Scotland. After completing an oncology fellowship at the National University Hospital, he was awarded the A*star international clinical pharmacology fellowship at the University of Chicago. Upon his return to Singapore, he was awarded a three-year Investigatorship Award under the Clinician Scientist Award to further his research into personalized therapy. Dr Yong leads the therapeutic arm (NUH module) of the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium. The consortium received the prestigious five-year Translational Clinical Research grant in 2007. He is also the Chairman of the National Healthcare Group Domain-Specific Ethics Review Board. His clinical interest is in gastrointestinal cancers and his research interests are pharmacogenetics and epigenetics in cancer.

Awards and Honours

TCR gastric flagship program grant
NMRC- Center Grant
NMRC-BMRC Clinician Scientist Investigator award
A*star International Fellowship

Professional Memberships

​Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology


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+65 6777 4413