Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Prof James HUI Hoi Po

 

Academic Appointment:

  • Professor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
    National University of Singapore

 

Clinical Appointments:

  • Clinical Director
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore
  • Head & Senior Consultant
    Division of Paediatric Orthopaedics
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore

 

Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S., National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • F.A.M.S., Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore

 

Awards and Prizes

  • Best Clinical Paper Finalist, Paediatric Orthopaedics Society of North America Annual Scientific Meeting, 2010.
  • Best Basic Science Paper Finalist, European Paediatric Orthopaedics Annual Scientific Meeting, 2010.
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2006-2007)  by the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
  • 11th YAHYA Cohen Memorial Lecturer (2007) by College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, in recognition of excellence in clinical research.

 

Research Areas of Interests

  • Musculoskeletal tissue engineering.
  • Reconstructive surgery in paediatric orthopaedics

 

Selected Research Projects

  • Silk sleeve device for improving the graft bonding at the bone tunnel
  • The purification and use of FGF-2-binding heparan sulfate to increase the healing of critical-sized bone defects
  • The effect of graft enhancement with a stem cell - PGA membrane on osteointegration of hamstring tendon graft in ACL reconstruction. An experimental study in porcine model
  • Intra-articular injection of hydrogel encapsulated mesenchymal stem cells or chondroitin sulfate in repair of cartilage defect
  • Imaging of transplanted bone marrow derived stem cells (BMSCs) by MRI in chondral defect, meniscus injury and diabetic neuropath
  • Translational Study Of Autologous Bone Marrow Stem Cell In TGF-beta 1 Loaded Fumarate Based Hydrogel For Chondral Defect Repairing

 

Selected Publications

Prof. James Hui's Publication List (external site)