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Awards

Year Topic Speaker
2007 Acid-Related Diseases: Have We Triumphed Over Them? Prof Kwong Ming FOCK
2008 The Future of Gastroenterology in Singapore Prof Han Seong NG
2009 Hepatology – Past, Present and Future A/Prof Chee Kiat TAN
2012 New Approaches in the Treatment of Viral Hepatitis C Prof Lawrence HO
2013 Re-defining the Management of Gastric Cancer for the 21st Century Prof Khay Guan YEOH
2014 New Frontiers in Hepatitis B Prof Seng Gee LIM
2015 Optimizing Care in Cirrhotic Patients with Variceal Haemorrhage Prof Eng Kiong TEO
2016 Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Is Science Improving the Art of Our Practice? A/Prof Choon Jin OOI
2017 Myths, Perceptions and Facts in Gastroenterology A/Prof Kok Ann GWEE
2018 Gastroenterology in Singapore – Evolving Challenges A/Prof Wei Lyn YANG
2019 TBC TBC

2017

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st Endoscopic Ultrasound EUS-Guided Gastro-enteric Anastomosis using Lumen Apposing Metal Stents (LAMS) Adeel Urrehman Singapore General Hospital
2nd Chronic Pancreatitis with Pancreatic Duct Stricture and Stones Successfully Treated by Insertion of Fully Covered Self-Expandable Metallic Stent Combined with SpyGlass Pancreatoscopy and Laser Lithotrispy James Li Weiquan Changi General Hospital
3rd Endoscopic Resections of Adenomas Major & Minor Papillae in a Patient with Pancreas Divisum Ikram Hussain Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

2018

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st Over-The-Scope Clip: How and When to Use Ravishankar Asokkumar Singapore General Hospital
2nd Endoscopic Treatment of Anal Neoplasia James Li Weiquan Changi General Hospital
3rd Choledochoduodenostomy and Duodenal Stenting Wong Yu Junn Changi General Hospital, Singapore

2017

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st Evaluation of Utility of Predictive Models for Acute-on-chronic Liver Failure Teng LPM, Phyo WW, Lai JYA, Lee GH National University Health System, Singapore
National University of Singapore
2nd A pilot using telemedicine to increase weight loss in overweight Non- Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) patients Lee J
3rd Comparison of AIMS65, Glasgow–Blatchford score, and Rockall score in a Series of Patients with Non-variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore Ng YK, Ang TL, Kam JW Changi General Hospital

2018

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st Pilot Feasibility Analysis of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Functional Dyspepsia in A Tertiary Referral Centre in Singapore Ng YK, Ong AML, Hao Y, Doshi K, Wang YT Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
National University of Singapore
The “Assurance” IBD Neoplasia Surveillance Software Guides Patient Management and Data Collection: Result from Asia-Pacific Kyaw MH, One DE, Tan B, So D, Li A, Tang WY, Ching JYL, Yip C, Leong R, Kamm MA, Ng SC The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
National University Hospital of Singapore, Singapore
The University of Sydney, Australia
St Vicent’s Hospital and University of Melbourne, Australia
3rd Characteristics of Extra-Intestinal Manifestation (EIM) In A Local Cohort of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Lin HY, Lim WC Tan Tock Seng Hospital

2017

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st In Vivo Cirrhotic Mouse Model to Predict Hepatocellular Carcinoma Biological Behavior Huang D, Zhou L, Kow A, Madhavan K, Shridhar GI, Bonney G, Jumat NH, Dan YY National University Health System, Singapore
2nd Comparison of Clinical Risk Factors and Histological Data in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Between Obese and Non-obese Patients Lum HMJ, Chang PEJ, Urrehman A, Leow WQ, Wan WK, Azhar R, Lim KHT, Chow WC, Goh GBB Singapore General Hospital
3rd Asian Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder Symptom Clusters: A Prospective Multicentre Study Siah KTH, Gong X, Yang X, Whitehead WE, Chen M, Hou X, Pratap N, Ghoshal UC, ASyam AF, Abdullah M, Choi MG, Bak YT, Lu CL, Gonlachanvit S, Chua SB, Fang F, Cheong PK16, Wu JC, Gwee KA Singapore, China, Ann Arbor, United States, India, Jakarta, Korea, Taipei, Thailand, Malaysia, Hongkong

2018

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st Direct Antiviral Agent as First-Line Therapy for Genotype 3 Hepatitis C Virus in Singapore: Estimating the Optimal Cost Based on Real-World Experience YJ Wong, MHH Cheen, JC Hsiang, R Kumar, J Tan, EK Teo, PH Thurairajah Changi General Hospital, Singapore
Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
2nd Decoding Hepatitis B Viral Genome Mutations to Solve The Mystery of HBeAg-Negative Reactivation Chong HH, Lee GH, Khoo BWY, Ng JWT, Lim SG National University of Singapore, Singapore
National University Health System, Singapore
3rd Customising Polyethyleneimine (PEI) Polymer for Hepatitis B Virus Therapy in Cellular and Animal Models Lee GH, Aung MM, Yang C, Lai FSC, Lim SG, Chen Q, Yang YY National University Health System, Singapore
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore

2017

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st Reducing Pathology Specimen Error in Endoscopy Centre Antony A, Zou YX, Dhamodbran T, Sabate JS, Zhao HY Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
2nd To improve quality of bowel preparation for colonoscopy Toh HM, Concepcion LP, Chan ZQ, Cho TN, Cheng HP, Hasimah Z Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
3rd Patients’ Feedback: Use of Visual Aids to Improve Inpatient Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy (Spread & Sustainability) Mok CKY Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

2018

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st Preventing Missing HP ONE Specimen Idris R., Xue F., Wang C., Kumaran T., Koo Y.H. Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
2nd Implementation of An Enhanced Workflow for GA-Assisted Endoscopy Procedures – A Case Study in An Ambulatory Endoscopy Centre Setting Ma XY, Nenny Suzanah, Li LX, Goh Atikah, Tan MY, Chua PH, Azhar Mohd, Naranderjit Kaur Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
3rd Risk Management Strategies & Enhanced Efficiency Within a High Volume Reprocessing Facility: A Case Study of An Endoscopy Unit Within A Tertiary Level Hospital Nenny Suzanah, Mohd Nabil Fadhil, Noor Azlina, Pawandeep Kaur, Elizabeth Sashi Devi, Ng Ll Samantha, Azhar Mohd Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

2017

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st Enhancing Staff and Patient Experience through utilization of a Lean Transformation Model in the new Ambulatory Endoscopy Centre – A Multipronged Strategy Khor CJL, Nenny S, Chua PH, Azhar M, Kaur N, Noor A Singapore General Hospital
2nd Challenges faced in Microbiological Surveillance of Endoscopes Chow SY, Ng WL, Ho ML, Tan SK, Lee CS, Poh JK Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
3rd Minimal Testing Strategy for Endoscopic Reprocessor in Disinfectant Multi-Use Mode Results in Cost and Manpower Requirement Reduction in A High Volume Endoscopy Centre See LL, Lim B, Mark A, Joythi, Josefina, Jean B, Lizawati BK, Loretta ME, Tan PS, Lim LL National University Hospital, Singapore
No Stent Left Behind : Towards Zero Plastic Stent Retention See LL, Ei Ei KK, Khoo HK, Avena AM, Koh JY, Lim BH, Lim LL National University Hospital, Singapore

2018

Position Title Awardee Institution
1st Enhancement of Peri-Endoscopy Nursing Care Checklist to Enhance Patients’ Safety, Suite Efficiency, and Staff Experience – A Case Study in A High-Volume, Endoscopy Setting Ng RM, Elizabeth SS Christopher, Samantha Ng Qi Li, Sui Cer Chin, Nenny Suzanah (Facilitator), Chua PH, Azhar Mohd Singapore General Hospital
2nd The Outcome and Cost of A Systematic Approach to Evaluate The Effectiveness of Flexible Endoscopes Reprocessing in NTFGH Singapore Wang C., Zhang R., Idris R. Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore
3rd The Implementation of A Chronic Hepatitis B Telemedicine Lim LT, Lee GH, Chong CF National University Hospital, Singapore

2017

Position Institution
Nurses Singapore Genetal Hospital
Doctors Tan Tock Seng Hospital

2018

Position Institution
Nurses Singapore Genetal Hospital
Doctors Singapore General Hospital