Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), a partnership between Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Imperial College London (Imperial) is training doctors who put patients at the centre of their exemplary care. The School, which offers both undergraduate and graduate programmes, is named after local philanthropist Tan Sri Dato Lee Kong Chian. Officially opened on 28 August 2017 by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Mr Teo Chee Hean, LKCMedicine aims to be a model for innovative medical education and a centre for transformative research. The School’s primary clinical partner is the National Healthcare Group, a leader in public healthcare recognised for the quality of its medical expertise, facilities and teaching.
LKCMedicine Hosts Junior College and Polytechnic Students for its First Outreach Event in 2024Published on 27 Jan 2024
LKCMedicine Part of New Tripartite Programme in Infectious Diseases for New Discoveries and TreatmentPublished on 18 Jan 2024
Breakthrough in wound healing: Using nanoparticles to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria in skin woundsPublished on 30 Nov 2023
Robert J Oppenheimer, the conflicted inventor
Published on 13 February 2024
“Prometheus stole fire from the Gods and brought it to the world. For this he was chained to a rock and tortured for eternity.” That is the quote at the beginning of a recent Oscar movie, Oppenheimer.
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Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree (MBBS) is awarded jointly by Imperial College London (Imperial) & NTU Singapore.
Shaping the future of medicine and healthcare through innovative discoveries and inventions
In line with the School’s vision of redefining medicine and transforming healthcare, the motivation of LKCMedicine’s research is to shape future medicine and healthcare through disruptive discoveries and inventions that are of national and global impact.Learn more
LKCMedicine’s vision is to transform healthcare and lives. As part of this, we aim to identify and train the next generation of biomedical and clinical research leaders, so that they can take our work forward through the next decades.Learn more
Pancreatic Beta Cells by Associate Professor of Metabolic Disease Yusuf Ali
Regenerating kidneys from stem cells by Nanyang Assistant Professor Xia Yun
From the Researchers' Lens
Asst Prof Ch'ng's cellular and molecular neurobiology laboratory is interested in elucidating the fundamental biology of how long-term memories are encoded.
Asst Prof Tom Carney's lab focuses on epidermal development and disease, with particular interest in the formation and signalling of the dermal-epidermal interface.
Prof Philip Ingham’s lab uses the genetically tractable tropical fish Danio rerio (commonly known as the zebrafish) as a model system in which to analyse complex biological processes in the context of the whole organism.
Engineering bioinspired drug/gene-delivery scaffolds for directing cell fate - from Assoc Prof Chew Sing Yian's lab