Charanjit Kaur

National University of Singapore, Singapore


Professor, Department of Anatomy, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. Research Area: Cellular and Molecular mechanisms of hypoxic damage to the brain and retina with special reference to microglia cells. Awards/Honours: • Teaching Excellence Award , National University of Singapore, 2006 • Long Service Award, National University of Singapore, 2007, 2012 • Research Excellence Award, National University of Singapore, 2010 • Top Reviewer, Brain Research, Elsevier, 2010 • Top Cited Paper, Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, 2010 • National Day Long Service Medal, 2011 • Top Reviewer, Singapore Medical Journal, 2011 Other Appointments: • Research Director, Department of Anatomy, NUS • Chairperson, PhD Qualifying Examinations, YLL School of Medicine, NUS • Chairperson, Secretariat, International Anatomical Sciences and Cell Biology Conference, May 2010 • Chairperson Cross Faculty Modules, YLL School of Medicine, NUS • Coordinator for Histology Teaching Medicine year 1 • Facilitator for curriculum review of Limbs Teaching Medicine year 1 • External Examiner, PhD/MPhil Examinations, University of Health Sciences, Pakistan • External Examiner, 1st Professional MBBS examination, Islamic University of Science, Malaysia • Section head, BMC Neuroscience • Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Singapore Eye Research Institute • Academic staff in-charge of Histology Laboratory • Mentor to junior/new academic staff • Member, National University Health System Research Taskforce • Member, Department Evaluation Committee for promotion of other faculty to Associate Professor • Member Peer Review Committee for teaching evaluation of other staff • Member, Scientific Committee, Asia-ARVO Conference, January 2011

Biography Updated on 1 July 2015

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