Speakers

Valerie Chew, PhD
Principal Investigator
Translational Immunology Institute (TII), SingHealth-DukeNUS


Dr. Chew graduated with a PhD in immunology from Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Graduate Scholarship program in Singapore. Dr Chew then started her postdoctoral training in Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), A*STAR focusing on tumor immunology. Since 2015, Dr Chew joined Translational Immunology Institute (TII), SingHealth Duke-NUS to advance her professional career in tumor immunology research. She also holds assistant professor position with Duke-NUS Medical School. 
Dr Chew is the key researcher leading the project on understanding the impact of tumor immune microenvironment on clinical outcome in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Her work has gained recognition with multiple grant awards and high impact journals. She is also one of the key investigators in a Singapore National Medical Research Council (NMRC) grant award to Precision Medicine in Liver Cancer Asia-Pacific Network (PLANET).