Who We Are
Principal Investigator (Singapore)
Yeo Tsin Wen
PhD, MD, NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Associate Professor Yeo Tsin Wen graduated from the National University of Singapore, and went on to complete an internal medicine residency at the University of Hawaii as well as an infectious disease fellowship at the University of Utah. He did his PhD at the Menzies School of Health Research and University of Queensland on the treatment and pathogenesis of severe malaria based in Indonesia Papua. Upon completion of his PhD, he worked as a research fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research and as an infectious physician at Royal Darwin Hospital in Australia. In 2016, Professor Yeo Tsin Wen was awarded the Clinician-Scientist Award (CSA) in the Investigator (INV) category from Singapore’s National Medical Research Council (NMRC).
The Yeo research group at NTU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine focuses on clinical and epidemiological studies of malaria including the three species most prevalent in South East Asia, namely Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium knowlesi.
Infectious Disease and Epidemiology
Dengue and Zika Flaviviruses
AMR IRG projects are in conjunction with the Sikes lab and include the design and engineering of diagnostic tests that can distinguish between bacterial and viral infections in the upper respiratory tract or are designed to detect malaria disease using an unambiguous paper-based test.