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Prof Roger Foo

Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Professor in Medicine

Vice-Dean (Research), NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI), NUS

Director, Cardiovascular-Metabolic Disease Translational Research Programme (CVMD TRP), NUS NUHS

Head, NUHS Clinician Scientist Academy

Senior Consultant (Genetics Lead), National University Heart Centre

Adjunct Research Director, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) A*STAR

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About Roger

Roger is the inaugural Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Director of the NUHS Cardiovascular-Metabolic Disease Translational Research Programme and the Cardiovascular Research Institute, Senior Consultant (Genetics Lead) at the National University Heart Centre Singapore (NUHCS) and Vice Dean (Research) at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He is also Head of the NUHS Clinician Scientist Academy, Chair of the Ministry of Health National Residency Research Panel, and also an Adjunct Research Director, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR. 

Roger has an obsessive enthusiasm for science, that combined with his multiple senior academic roles means he tends to be extremely busy these days. Despite this he loves working with young scientists and inspiring ambition in his mentees.  When not working, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful family. 

Roger featured on the Third Spacing podcast.

The Third Spacing podcast explores topics on the fringes of clinical medicine and science in Singapore. Roger featured on this episode. Listen here.  

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