We have a wide range of ongoing research programmes in our department.


Abdominal Imaging

Evaluation of MRI for rectal carcinoma staging and prediction of response to neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy with volumetric change, diffusion weighted imaging and enhancement characteristics.
Bertrand Ang (PI)


Cardiac & Thoracic Imaging

Assessment of left ventricular hypertrophy and myocardial fibrosis in hypertensive heart disease patients with heart failure and preserved left ventricular systolic function using cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Lynette Teo (Co-I)

Biomarkers and Management of Cardiovascular Disease - Singapore Heart Failure Outcomes and Phenotypes (the "SHOP" study)
Lynette Teo (Co-I)


Head & Neck Imaging

3D CT reconstruction of the nasal septum and others
Lynette Teo (Co-I)


Imaging Techniques, Processing and Computation

MRI cardiac segmentation
Lynette Teo (Co-I)



Memory Aging and Cognition Center (MACC)-Epidemiology Study
Eric Ting (Co-I)

MACC-Clinical Longitudinal studies
Eric Ting (Co-I)

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) validation study in a memory clinic
Eric Ting (Co-I)

The neuroimaging correlates of cognitive outcome after stroke: the comparison between Singaporean and Australian population
Eric Ting (Co-I)


Nuclear and Molecular Imaging

Development of a Compact SiPM-Based PET Detector for Clinical Applications
Quek Swee Tian (PI)

Development of the Ga-68 based PET Radiopharmaceuticals for the management of cancer and other chronic disease.
Arvind Sinha (PI)
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Grant

Asian Glomerular filtration Study
Arvind Sinha (PI)
National Kidney Foundation Grant

Selection of patients eligible for potential revascularization by multimodality evaluation of cerebral hemodynamics and vasodilatory reserve in presence of symptomatic carotid or middle cerebral artery steno-occlusive disease
Arvind Sinha (Co-PI)
National Medical Research Council Grant


Pediatric Radiology

GUSTO - Growing Up in Singapore Towards healthy Outcomes
Jeevesh Kapur
NMRC-TCR Flagship Grant


Women's Imaging (Breast, Obsetrics & Gynaecology)

A double-blind, randomized phase II study evaluating the efficacy and safety of Sorafenib compared to placebo in ovarian epithelial cancer or primary peritoneal cancer patients who have achieved a complete clinical response after standard platinum/taxane containing chemotherapy
Lynette Teo (Co-I)

Biomarker Study of Breast Tumours BR/03/17/08
Quek Swee Tian (co-I)


Vascular Imaging and Interventional Radiology

Prospective Randomized Controlled study on Laparoscopic Drainage versus Percutaneous Radiological Guided Drainage of Pyogenic Liver Abscess.
Anil Gopinathan

Transarterial chemoembolisation of hepatocellular carcinoma using drug eluting beads- Single centre experience
Eric Ting, Anil Gopinathan

Comparison of outcome and tolerability of conventional TACE against TACE with drug eluting beads- Retrospective analysis
Eric Ting, Anil Gopinathan