LKCMedicine welcomes two new professors
At the Professor Installation Ceremony 2018 at the NTU Auditorium on 11 September 2018, NTU welcomed two professors to the LKCMedicine faculty.
Professor of Metabolomics and Director of Singapore Phenome Centre, Wang Yulan received her PhD in Physical Chemistry from University of East Anglia, UK and was a research fellow at Imperial where she investigated the metabolic effects of infectious diseases and nutritional interventions. Prof Wang was recruited by the Chinese Academy of Science as a professor at the Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics as part of the 1000 Talents Plan, China’s highest academic honour awarded by the State Council.
Professor Maurice van Steensel has been appointed Professor of Dermatology and Skin Biology at LKCMedicine. He completed his cum laude PhD in genetics and dermatology from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Prof van Steensel is an experienced dermatologist and an expert in genetic skin disorders, and is also a senior principal investigator with Skin Research Institute of Singapore, which is a collaboration between A*STAR, National Skin Centre and NTU.
Both professors share their plans and thoughts about their new appointments with The LKCMedicine.