Principle Investigator

Professor Kanaga Sabapathy


  • Research Director, Academic Clinical Program in Oncology, SingHealth-Duke-NUS

Joint Appointments

        • Joint Research Director, Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology, ASTAR

Kanaga Sabapathy obtained his B.Sc (Hons) degree in Zoology from the NUS, and then his PhD in Molecular & Cellular Immunology from the Institute for Molecular & Cell Biology (IMCB), Singapore, in 1995. His post-doctoral work was conducted at the Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna, investigating the role of the c-Jun-N-terminal kinase stress signaling pathway, using genetically-engineered mice. He moved to the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) in late 1999 as the Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, and since 2013, is the Head of the Division of Cellular & Molecular Research.

Professor Sabapathy is also the Research Director of the Academic Clinical Program in Oncology at SingHealth. He is a Professor and Deputy Program Director of the Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Program at Duke-NUS, a joint Professor with the Department of Biochemistry at NUS and a joint Research Director at the IMCB.

Professor Sabapathy is a Fellow to the Royal College of Pathologists (UK), and the recipient of the inaugural National Research Foundation Investigatorship award (2015).

Kamaliyah Binte Abdullah

Senior Secretary, CMR - Director's Office

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