Bok Yan , Jimmy So

So Bok Yan , Jimmy

  • Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Division Director & Senior Consultant, Department of Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University National University Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, National Cancer Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Division of Surgical Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, National University Hospital
Academic Qualifications
  • MPH, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MBChB, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • FRCSEd, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • FRCSG, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Gastric cancer: carcinogenesis, biomarker, diagnosis & therapy
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
Recent Publications
  • 1. Ho, C. S. H., Lu, Y., Ndukwe, N., Chew, M. W. P., Shabbir, A., So, J. B. Y., & Ho, R. C. M. (2018). Symptoms of anxiety and depression in obese singaporeans: A preliminary study. East Asian Archives of Psychiatry, 28(1), 3-8. doi:10.12809/eaap181723.
  • 2. Tan CHN, Kim G, So J, Shabbir A. 2018 Jan. Single-Incision Laparoscopic Transgastric Underrunning and Closure of Cameron Ulcers in Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding. J Gastrointest Surg. doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-3667-3.
  • 3. Huang KK, Ramnarayanan K, Zhu F, Srivastava S, Xu C, Tan ALK, Lee M, Tay S, Das K, Xing M et al. 2018 Jan. Genomic and Epigenomic Profiling of High-Risk Intestinal Metaplasia Reveals Molecular Determinants of Progression to Gastric Cancer. Cancer Cell. 33(1):137-+(19). doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2017.11.018.
  • 4. Lau WM, Teng E, Huang KK, Tan JW, Das K, Zang Z, Chia T, Teh M, Kono K, Yong WP et al. 2018 Jan. Acquired Resistance to FGFR Inhibitor in Diffuse-Type Gastric Cancer through an AKT-Independent PKC-Mediated Phosphorylation of GSK3 beta. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 17(1):232-242. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-17-0367.
  • 5. Ng JJ, Leong WQ, Tan CS, Poon KH, Lomanto D, So JBY, Shabbir A. 2017 Dec. A Multimodal Analgesic Protocol Reduces Opioid-Related Adverse Events and Improves Patient Outcomes in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Obesity Surgery. 27(12):3075-3081. doi: 10.1007/s11695-017-2790-7.