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Our sincere congratulations to A/Prof Melvin Leow, Senior Consultant at the Department of Endocrinology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital on his receiving of the National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Clinician Scientist Award for his research on “The Role of Thyroid Status in Regulating Brown Adipose Tissue Activity, White Adipose Tissue Partitioning and Resting Energy Expenditure (TRIBUTE)” .

The NMRC Clinician Scientist Award (CSA) is awarded to outstanding clinician scientists with an established research track record and the potential to become research leaders in their area of interest. The award provides salary support and protect funding, and is aimed to develop clinicians in translational and clinical research.

A/Prof Leow is also a recent awardee of the NHG-NTU Clinician Scientist Fellowship (CSF), a joint Ph.D programme offered by NHG and NTU/LKCMedicine.