08 Nov '11, 12pm

National Cancer Centre chief receives top honour for scientists

National Cancer Centre chief receives top honour for scientists

Professor Soo Khee Chee founded and heads the National Cancer Centre and set up the SingHealth Tissue Repository, which has more than 10,000 tumour samples for cancer research. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Feng Zengkun The father of cancer research in Singapore was awarded the nation's highest honour for scientists, the President's Science and Technology Medal, at Tuesday night's annual President's Science and Technology Awards. Professor Soo Khee Chee founded and heads the National Cancer Centre and set up the SingHealth Tissue Repository, which has more than 10,000 tumour samples for cancer research. Speaking at the ceremony at Marina Bay Sands, Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang said of Prof Soo: 'He has also taken a personal interest in mentoring and grooming the next generation of clinician-scientists.' Seven other scientists were recognised for their ac...

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