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Our Researchers & Adjunct Faculty

Our Researchers

Scientists at the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) collaborate extensively with clinicians at our Institute as well as with researchers from various local and overseas institutions. Many of our scientists hold adjunct or joint faculty appointments at local universities including Duke-NUS Medical School and the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Director, Research
Prof Louis Tan Chew Seng, Senior Consultant, Neurology

Deputy Director, Research (Clinical Research)
Dr Adeline Ng Su Lyn, Senior Consultant, Neurology

Deputy Director, Research (Basic Science & Translational Research)
Assoc Prof Liao Ping, Principal Investigator I, Research

Deputy Director, Research (Strategy Partnerships)
Assoc Prof Ang Beng Ti, Senior Consultant and Head, Neurosurgery, NNI@SGH Campus

Assistant Director, Research (Research Platforms)
Dr Lin Xuling, Senior Consultant, Neurology

Assistant Director, Research (Research Programmes)
Assoc Prof Zeng Li, Principal Investigator I, Research

Co-Director, Talent Development Unit, National Neuroscience Institute Singapore (NNRIS)
Assoc Prof Carol Tang Soo Leng, Principal Investigator I, Research

Clinical Research Head(s)

Research Platforms Director(s)

Research Programme Head(s)

Basic Science and Translational Research Faculty

  • Dr Chao Yinxia, Junior Principal Investigator, Neuroscience Research Laboratory
  • Dr Ivy Ho Ai-wei, Principal Investigator II, Molecular Therapeutics Laboratory
  • Assoc Prof Liao Ping, Principal Investigator I, Calcium Signaling Laboratory
  • Prof Lim Kah Leong, Visiting Lead, Strategic Alliances, Neurodegeneration Research Laboratory
  • Prof Nils Sven Pettersson, Principal Investigator I, ASEAN Microbiome Nutrition Centre Laboratory
  • Dr Alfred Sun Xuyang, Junior Principal Investigator, Laboratory of Human Neural Models (Duke-NUS)
  • Assoc Prof Carol Tang Soo Leng, Principal Investigator I, Neuro-oncology Research Laboratory
  • Dr Xiao Bin, Junior Principal Investigator, Neuroscience Research Laboratory
  • Assoc Prof Zeng Li, Principal Investigator I, Neural Stem Cells Research Laboratory
  • Dr Zhou Zhi Dong, Junior Principal Investigator, Translational Therapeutics Laboratory

Research Fellows

  • Dr Anusha Jayaraman, Senior Research Fellow I
  • Dr Chan Hui Shan Christine, Research Fellow I
  • Dr Chan Lai Ling Sharon, Senior Research Fellow II
  • Dr Charlene Priscilla Poore, Research Fellow I
  • Dr Chong Yuk Kien, Senior Research Fellow I
  • Dr Goh Suh Yee, Research Fellow II
  • Dr Koh Wei Hsien Lynnette, Research Fellow I
  • Dr Lim Gui Yin Grace, Senior Research Fellow II
  • Dr Murni Tio, Senior Research Fellow I
  • Dr Pang Qing You (Eddy), Research Fellow II
  • Dr Tu Haitao, Research Fellow I
  • Dr Wei Shunhui, Research Fellow II
  • Dr Yuganthini P Vijayanathan, Research Fellow II
  • Dr Zhang Ge, Research Fellow II
  • Dr Zhang Wei, Senior Research Fellow II
  • Dr Zhou Wei, Research Fellow I

Clinical Research Faculty

Neurology

  • Dr Adeline Ng Su Lyn, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Ang Kexin, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Assoc Prof Au Wing Lok, Senior Consultant, Neurology and CEO, NNI
  • Assoc Prof Chai Yui Huei Josiah, Senior Consultant and Head, Neurology, NNI@TTSH Campus
  • Prof Chang Hui Meng, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Assoc Prof Deidre Anne De Silva, Senior Consultant and Head, Neurology, NNI@SGH Campus
  • Dr Kaavya Narasimhalu, Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Koh Shimin Jasmine, Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Koh Yeow Hoay, Consultant and Head, Neurology (CGH)
  • Prof Lim Shih Hui, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Lim Sheng Jie, Christen, Associate Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Lin Xuling, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Prof Lo Yew Long, Senior Consultant, Neurology and Deputy CEO (Medical Affairs & Quality Management)
  • Dr Ng Kok Pin, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Ong Chiew Sern, Associate Consultant, Neurology
  • Assoc Prof Prakash Kumar Manharlal, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Prasad Kalpana, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Rajinder Singh, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Shen Jia Yi, Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Shermyn Neo, Consultant, Neurology
  • Prof Tan Chew Seng Louis, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Prof Tan Eng King, Senior Consultant, Neurology and Dy CEO (Academic Affairs)
  • Assoc Prof Tan Kevin, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Tan Yee-Leng, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Tham Huilian Carol, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Tushar Gosavi Divakar, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Assoc Prof N Thirugnanam Umapathi, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Verma Kamal, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Xu Zheyu, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Yasmin Binte Idu Jion, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Yeo Tianrong, Senior Consultant, Neurology
  • Dr Zhao Yi Jing, Consultant, Neurology

Neurosurgery

  • Assoc Prof Ang Beng Ti, Senior Consultant and Head, Neurosurgery, NNI@SGH Campus
  • Dr Chen Min Wei, Consultant, Neurosurgery
  • Dr Han Xinguang Julian, Consultant, Neurosurgery
  • Dr Nicole Keong Chwee Har, Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery
  • Dr Jai Rao, Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery
  • Dr Ker Rui Xin Justin, Associate Consultant, Neurosurgery
  • Assoc Prof David Low, Senior Consultant, Head, Neurosurgery, NNI@TTSH Campus and NNI@SKH and Dy CEO (Clinical)
  • Dr Lee Chee Hoe Lester, Consultant, Neurosurgery
  • Dr Ling Ji Min, Consultant and Head of Service, Neurosurgery, NNI@CGH
  • Dr Low Sharon, Consultant and Head of Service, Neurosurgery, NNI@KKH
  • Prof Ng Wai Hoe, Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery
  • Dr Ng Yew Poh Vincent, Senior Consultant and Head of Service, Neurosurgery, NNI@WH
  • Dr Samantha Ang, Associate Consultant, Neurosurgery
  • Dr Wan Kai Rui, Associate Consultant, Neurosurgery

Neuroradiology

Nursing

  • Dr Ng Wai May, Deputy Director, Nursing
  • SNC Lee Kah Keow, Senior Nurse Clinician, Nursing
  • ANC Siti Rohaida Binte Rahmat, Assistant Nurse Clinician, Nursing

Research

Adjunct Faculty

Distinguished Visiting Scientist

Visiting Scientists

  • Assoc Prof Zurina Hassan, Centre for Drug Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Dr Ong Sek Tong, Derrick, Department of Physiology, YLL SoM, National University of Singapore
  • Dr Foo Jia Nee, Genome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR and LKC SoM, Nanyang Technological University
  • Dr Ng Shi Yan, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR and Department of Physiology, YLL SoM, National University of Singapore
  • Dr Seyed Ehsan Saffari, Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore
  • Prof Murray Whitelaw, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences Engineering and Technology, The University of Adelaide