Associate Professor Lim Seng Gee
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine,
National University of Singapore
Chief of Gastroenterology & Senior Consultant, National University Hospital
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|MBBS (Hons Monash), FRACP, MD (Monash), FAMS(Gastroenterology), FRCP (London), Cert Immunology (King's College)
A/Prof Lim is currently the Chief and Senior Consultant Hepatologist in the Department of Gasteroenterology and Hepatology, and the Chairman of the Evidence-Based Medicine Subcommittee of NUH. He is also an Associate Professor to the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
A/Prof Lim attained his basic medical degree with honours (MBBS Hons) from the University of Monash, Melbourne, Australia. He later pursued a doctorate degree (MD) in Monash and was awarded the FRACP (Australia), FRCP (London), FAMS (Gasteroenterology, Singapore). His main clinical work focuses on treatment of viral hepatitis (esp B and C), liver disease and liver cancer.
A/Prof Lim's research activities include leadership in Hepatology research, which focuses on improving treatment for chronic hepatitis B and C, pathophysiology of hepatitis B disease, HBV virology, immunological mechanisms of HBeAg seroconversion, and loss of immune tolerance to hepatitis B virus. He also has an interest in pathophysiology and treatment of liver cancer, primary hepatocyte culture, hepatocyte function, drug related liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. A/Prof Lim has over 100 publications in peer review journals and sits on the editorial board of Liver International and GastroHep.com. He has received over S$5 million in research grants and is a reviewer for Singapore's grant funding agencies, and the American Association for Liver Disease Annual Meeting. A/Prof Lim also sits on the Advisory Board of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Bristol Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals and is on the Speaker's Bureau for GlaxoSmithKline and Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals. A/Prof Lim is a regular speaker at International and Regional meetings on liver disease and viral hepatitis as well.