18 Jan 2019

Hein Min Tun visited the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) of Singapore

Hein Min Tun, team leader at HKU-Pasteur, has been welcomed at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) of Singapore in order to promote research collaboration in infectious diseases, microbiome, and antimicrobial resistance. The trip was funded by NCID Short Term Fellowship.

Hein had the opportunity to give three lectures covering two topics entitled Microbiome and Resistome Research in One Health: Opportunities and Challengesand Role of Gut Microbiome in the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease to the staffs of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID), the National University Hospital (NUH) and the National University of Singapore (NUS).

This visit was also the occasion to engage in group discussions with Prof Raymond Lin (NUH), Dr Janette Teo (NUH), Prof Gan Yunn Hwen (NUS), and Dr Benedict Yan, Head of Molecular Diagnosis Centre (NUH) as well as other clinicians and scientists and discussed possible research collaborations.