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Dr Yong Wei Peng

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  • Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore


MB ChB (University of Aberdeen), MRCP (UK), Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship (University of Chicago)


Medical Oncology

Special Interests:

Gastrointestinal Cancer, Liver & Pancreatic Cancer, Phase I Clinical Trials

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Dr Yong Wei Peng obtained his medical degree and postgraduate training in University of Aberdeen, Scotland. After completing an oncology fellowship at the National University Hospital, he was awarded the A*star international clinical pharmacology fellowship at the University of Chicago. Upon his return to Singapore, he was awarded a three-year Investigatorship Award under the Clinician Scientist Award to further his research into personalized therapy. 

Dr Yong leads the therapeutic arm (NUH module) of the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium. The consortium received the prestigious five-year Translational Clinical Research grant in 2007. He is also the Chairman of the National Healthcare Group Domain-Specific Ethics Review Board. His clinical interest is in gastrointestinal cancers and his research interests are pharmacogenetics and epigenetics in cancer.


  • TCR gastric flagship program grant
  • NMRC- Center Grant
  • NMRC-BMRC Clinician Scientist Investigator award
  • A*star International Fellowship

Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology

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