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Duke-NUS Clinical and Translational Sciences Medical PhD thesis mentorship and guidance


Each student will be supervised and guided by one main mentor who is an established clinician-scientist. The mentor will provide the research environment and research support to the student.  Furthermore, a thesis advisory committee (TAC) comprised of up to four faculty will meet with the student on a regular basis to provide scientific guidance to the development of the students’ thesis research.

Mentor Eligibility

1. Medically qualified and leads a successful research programme in translational and/or clinical research.

2. Evidence of national competitive funding such as NMRC Clinician-Scientist Awards (STaR, CSA, IRG)

3. Sufficient funding to support the students’ research project

4. Proven track record of peer-review publications in international journals.

5. Faculty appointment with Duke-NUS