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23 Nov 21

24 Nov 21

25 Nov 21

Chairperson: Dr Yeo Jing PingChairperson: Dr Sumytra MenonChairperson: Asst Prof Owen Schaefer

0900 - 1000

Plenary & Panel Discussion

Ethical Challenges of IRBs in Singapore by Prof Chin Jing Jih, Prof Lo Yew Long & Prof Paul Tambyah

Moderator: A/Prof David Shao Peng Tan

Digital Health Research

1. Ethical Issues in Digital Health Research Supported by Artificial Intelligence
by Dr Elizabeth A. Buchanan

2. Artificial Intelligence Assisted Decision-making in Research: Ethical Considerations
by A/Prof Ngiam Kee Yuan

Innovative Research

1. Ethical Challenges of Science at Warp Speed
by Prof Paul Komesaroff & Prof Ian Kerridge

2. Gene Therapy Ready Network - Speeding the Cures to Healthcare
by Mr James Riddle


1010 - 1110

Future of Clinical Research

1. Patient Centric Approach to Enhance Conduct of Research - Ethical Considerations
by Mrs Kylie Sproston

2. How to Approach Incidental Findings in Research
by Dr Ann Johnson

Telemedicine and Digital Health Applications Research

1.  Rehabilitation Telehealth and Digital Health Applications: Ethics and Regulations
by Dr Loh Yong Joo

2. State-of-the-art Remote Consent : Can We Go Further?
by Prof Josip Car

Panel Discussion

Emerging COVID-19 Hot Topic:
Special Review for COVID-19

by Dr Barnaby Young, Adj A/Prof Madelynn Chan & Asst Prof Nicholas Francis Grigoropoulos

Moderator: Asst Prof Owen Schaefer


1120 - 1220

Biobanks - A Platform for Research

1. Biobank Support of Human Health and Biomedical Research - Facilitating Research Outcomes While Ensuring Regulatory Compliance
by Prof Jennifer Byrne

2. Biobanking for Better Research and Healthcare
by Dr Eng Chon Boon

Research Integrity

1. Nurturing a Culture of Responsible and Reproducible Research in the Quest for Excellence and Impact
by Prof Andy Hor

2. Data Integrity: The Ultimate Shield Against Research Scandals
by Prof Tim White

Medical Device

1. Latest Developments in Medical Technology Research in APAC and Globally
by Dr Kazuaki Sekiguchi

2. Medical Device Trial: Ethical and Regulatory Considerations
by A/Prof Sng Ban Leong

1220 - 1230


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