Scientific Programme


Prof Dean Ho
Provost’s Chair Professor Director, The N.1 Institute for Health (N.1) Director,
The Institute for Digital Medicine (WisDM) Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Pharmacology,
National University of Singapore

Professor Dean Ho is currently Provost’s Chair Professor, Director of The N.1 Institute for Health, Director of The Institute for Digital Medicine (WisDM) and Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the National University of Singapore. 

Prof. Ho and collaborators successfully developed and validated CURATE.AI, a powerful digital medicine platform that has optimized human treatment for broad indications ranging from oncology to infectious diseases. He co-led the first inhuman clinical trials that have resulted in completely halted disease progression and durable patient responses that substantially outperformed standard of care approaches.

Prof. Ho is a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), and the Royal Society of Chemistry. He was also recently named to the HIMSS Future50 Class of 2021 for his internationally-recognised leadership in digital health. His discoveries have been featured on CNN, The Economist, National Geographic, Forbes, Washington Post, NPR and other international news outlets. Prof Ho is also a Subgroup Lead in the World Health Organization (WHO)-ITU AI for Health Working Group for Regulatory Considerations.

Prof. Ho is a recipient of the Tech Heroes from Crisis Pathfinder Award from the Singapore Computer Society, NSF CAREER Award, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Translational Research Award, and V Foundation for Cancer Research Scholar Award, among others. He has also served as the President of the Board of Directors of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), a 26,000+ member global drug development organization.

Programme Details

Day 2, 08 October 2021 , Friday,
Innovation in Clinical Care
Track : Innovation in Clinical Care : PLENARY + PANEL DISCUSSION (Broadcast Date - 12 Nov 2021)
Topic : Plenary: Harnessing Digital Medicine to Optimise N-of-1 Healthcare