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  • Consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital



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Dr Mo Yin is a highly motivated Infectious Diseases physician driven by the ideal of using quality clinical research to influence patient care and propel health policies. She has been active in epidemiological and clinical research, medical education, as well as hospital administration. She has received numerous awards for her achievements in clinical care, research and teaching. Dr Mo Yin’s career goal is to serve her community focusing on translational research to influence regional and global policies.


  • 2021 - Overall prize, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford
  • 2020 - Year 3 prize, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford
  • 2018 - Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship
  • 2017 - Oxford Medical Sciences Graduate School Scholarship funded by Clarendon Fund
  • 2017 - National Medical Research Council Research Fellowship
  • 2016 - Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Scholarship
  • 2016 - Special teaching recognition award, National University of Singapore
  • 2016 - Residents’ choice award (Best simulation session and Passionate preceptor society), National University Hospital 

Journals & Publications

  1. Mo Y, West TE, MacLaren G, et al. Reducing antibiotic treatment duration for ventilator-associated pneumonia (REGARD-VAP): a trial protocol for a randomised clinical trial. BMJ Open 2021;11:e050105. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050105
  2. Lim C, Mo Y, Teparrukkul P, Hongsuwan M, Day NPJ, Limmathurotsakul D, Cooper BS. Effect of Delays in Concordant Antibiotic Treatment on Mortality in Patients with Hospital-Acquired Acinetobacter spp. Bacteremia: Emulating a Target Randomised Trial with a 13-year Retrospective Cohort. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 May 27:kwab158. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwab158. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34048554.
  3. Kalisvar Marimuthu, Yin Mo, Moi Lin Ling et al. Household transmission of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CaPES-C): A prospective cohort study. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2021 Apr 13;76(5):1299-1302.
  4. A Henderson, D L Paterson, M D Chatfield, P A Tambyah, D C Lye, P P De, R T P Lin, K L Chew, M Yin, MERINO Trial Investigators and the Australasian Society for Infectious Disease Clinical Research Network (ASID-CRN). Association between minimum inhibitory concentration, beta-lactamase genes and mortality for patients treated with piperacillin/tazobactam or meropenem from the MERINO study. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Oct 27:ciaa1479. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1479. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33106863.
  5. Mo Y, Hernandez-Koutoucheva A, Musicha P, Bertrand D, Lye D, Ng O, et al. Duration of Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Carriage in Hospital Patients. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26(9):2182-2185.
  6. Ong SC, Yap JX, Tay TYF, Mo Y, Loon SC, Koh V. Considerations in the use of slit lamp shields to reduce the risk of respiratory virus transmission in coronavirus disease 2019. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2020;31(5):374-379. doi:10.1097/ICU.0000000000000690
  7. Yin Mo, Cherry Lim, James A Watson, Nicholas J White, Ben S Cooper. Non-adherence in non-inferiority trials: pitfalls and recommendations. BMJ. 2020;370:m2692. Published 2020 Jul 10. doi:10.1136/bmj.m2692
  8. Yin M, Tambyah PA, Perencevich EN. Infection, Antibiotics, and Patient Outcomes in the Intensive Care Unit. JAMA. 2020;10.1001/jama.2020.2241. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.2241
  9. Yin Mo, Cherry Lim, Mavuto Mukaka, Ben Cooper. Statistical considerations in the design and analysis of non-inferiority trials with binary endpoints in the presence of non-adherence: a simulation study. Wellcome Open Res. 2020;4:207. Published 2020 Apr 24. doi:10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15636.2
  10. Mo Y, Lee CK, Loh TP, Koay ESC, Tang JW, Lee CC. Next generation sequencing identifies multi-drug resistant herpes simplex virus- associated scrotal ulceration. J Infect. 2019 Oct 18. pii: S0163-4453(19)30321-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.10.011.

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