Prof Yap Hui Kim (Singapore)

Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine National University of Singapore
Committee Member, Residency Advisory Committee for Paediatric Medicine
Chief Examiner, Paediatric Medicine Exit Examination
Joint Committee for Specialist Training. Ministry of Health, Singapore
Secretary-General, Asian Pediatric Nephrology Association
Assistant Secretary for Asia, International Pediatric Nephrology Association
Committee Member, International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis

Research Interests: Optimization of outcomes in children with chronic kidney disease. Immune mechanisms in glomerulonephritis, Immunogenetics of familial nephritis

Has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Has been awarded several grants from the National Medical Research Council totaling more than 1 million dollars. Won various awards including the National Kidney Foundation Gift of Life Award in 1996, Faculty Research Excellence Awards in 2005 and 2008, the National Medical Research Council National Outstanding Clinician Award in 2008, the Healthcare Humanity Award in 2012, Outstanding Asian Paediatrician Award from the Asian-Pacific Paediatric Association in 2012, and the Lee Foundation NHG-NUHS Life Time Achievement Award in 2013.