NUS prof to chair Biomedical Research Council

7 Dec 2016, NUS News

Prominent research leader and biomedical scientist Professor Barry Halliwell will help to steer biomedical research efforts in Singapore at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) from 1 January 2017.
Prof Halliwell, who is a Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, will succeed Professor Sir George Radda as Chairman of the Biomedical Research Council (BMRC). Prof Halliwell’s leadership appointment at A*STAR will run concurrent to his NUS responsibilities.