Kit Chung, John Tam

Tam Kit Chung, John

Appointment(s)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology (Thoracic Surgery), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, National University Heart Centre, Singapore, National University Health System
  • Head, Division of Surgical Oncology (Thoracic Surgery), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • BSc (Honours), University of Alberta, Canada
  • MD, University of Alberta, Canada
  • MSc, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • MMed, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • FRCSC (Thoracic Surgery), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Canada
Recent Publications
  • 1. McGovern N, Shin A, Low G, Low D, Duan K, Yao LJ, Msallam R, Low I, Shadan NB, Sumatoh HR et al. 2017 Jun. Human fetal dendritic cells promote prenatal T-cell immune suppression through arginase-2. Nature. 546(7660):662-+ (19). doi: 10.1038/nature22795.
  • 2. Schaefferkoetter JD, Yan J, Sjoholm T, Townsend DW, Conti M, Tam JKC, Soo RA, Tham I. 2017 Mar. Quantitative Accuracy and Lesion Detectability of Low-Dose F-18-FDG PET for Lung Cancer Screening. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 58(3):399-405. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.116.177592.
  • 3. Guilliams M, Dutertre C-A, Scott CL, McGovern N, Sichien D, Chakarov S, Van Gassen S, Chen J, Poidinger M, De Prijck S et al. 2016 Sep. Unsupervised High-Dimensional Analysis Aligns Dendritic Cells across Tissues and Species. Immunity. 45(3):669-684. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2016.08.015.
  • 4. Wong MT, Ong DEH, Lim FSH, Teng KWW, McGovern N, Narayanan S, Ho WQ, Cerny D, Tan HKK, Anicete R et al. 2016 Aug. A High-Dimensional Atlas of Human T Cell Diversity Reveals Tissue-Specific Trafficking and Cytokine Signatures. Immunity. 45(2):442-456. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2016.07.007.
  • 5. Koh GCH, Lee JNE, Agrawal N, Tam JKC, Samarasekera D, Koh DR, Wong JEL, Tan CH. 2016 May. The Impact of Education Reform: An Asian Medical School's Experience. Annals of Academy Medicine Singapore. 45(5):198-204.