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Eng-King Tan, MBBS

Professor, Senior Consultant Neurologist and Research Director at National Neuroscience Institute Singapore

Location: Singapore

Dr. EK Tan is a senior consultant neurologist and clinician scientist at the Singapore General Hospital, National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), a professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and an honorary professor at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He is the Director of Research at NNI and principal investigator of the Neurogenetics Laboratory. Dr. Tan acquired his medical degree in Singapore and underwent further clinical and laboratory fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is a member and fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians in United Kingdom and a member of the American Neurological Association.
Dr. Tan specializes in movement disorders. His primary research interests are in genetic epidemiology and the molecular mechanism underpinning disease causing genes in Parkinson’s and essential tremor. He is also actively engaged in clinical trials, neuroimaging, quality of life and pharmacogenetic studies in various neurological diseases.

Associated Grants

  • Measuring LRRK2-Mediated Rab Protein in Parkinson’s Disease


  • LRRK2-Mediated Rab Protein Phosphorylation in Monocytes and Neutrophils in Parkinson's Disease


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