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- MBBS (SIN)
- MRCP (UK)
- FAMS (HAEM)
- Prior to joining the Asian American Blood & Marrow Transplant Centre, Dr Yvonne Loh was a Senior Consultant (Department of Haematology), Medical Director of Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Programme and Director of the Acute Leukemia Service, at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). She was responsible for drafting the risk-adapted transplant approaches which have been vital in ensuring the seamless management of acute leukaemia patients from diagnosis to transplant.
- Following her undergraduate medical training at the National University of Singapore (NUS), where she was a recipient of the Dean’s list of awards in the Second and Final Professional examinations, Dr Loh attained her basic specialist training in internal medicine and advanced specialty training in Haematology at SGH. Subsequently, she became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, College of Physicians, Chapter of Haematologists.
- In 2006, Dr Loh pursued her HMDP (Health Manpower Development Plan) Fellowship at the Division of Immunotherapy, Northwestern University, Chicago – the world’s largest single-centre experience in transplants in immunological diseases – under her mentor, Professor Richard Burt. Upon her return to Singapore, Dr Loh spearheaded the SGH programme for haematopoietic cell transplantation for immunological diseases – the only transplant physician in the region with specific training in this field to do so. Dr Loh is also a holder of various grants, she receives support from the National Medical Research Council of Singapore for her role as the project principal investigator of the Center for Immunological Diseases Research and Therapy, as well as SingHealth Foundation for her role as the principal investigator of several clinical trials in transplantation for MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndromes) and leukaemia.
- Dr Loh’s work has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals including Blood, JAMA, Bone Marrow Transplantation and Lancet Neurology. She has also presented several abstracts at international meetings by the American Society of Hematology Congress, the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplant, and the European Blood and Marrow Transplantation. She is a frequent speaker at local and regional meetings in the areas of transplantation, acute leukaemia and transplantation for immunological diseases. As a clinical lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and Physician Faculty for the SGH Medicine Residency Programme, Dr Loh has been involved in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching. She also serves as a board member and medical advisor at the Bone Marrow Donor Programme, the local registry of bone marrow donors in Singapore.
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