Bok Yan, Jimmy So

So Bok Yan, Jimmy

  • Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System
  • Professor, National Cancer Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Division of Surgical Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, National University Health System
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. Wang W, Lim LG, Srivastava S, Bok-Yan So J, Shabbir A, Liu Q. 2016 Apr. Investigation on the potential of Mueller matrix imaging for digital staining. J Biophotonics. 9(4):364-75. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201500006. 25907856.
  • 2. Ching SS, Cheng AK, Kong LW, Lomanto D, So JB, Shabbir A. 2016 Feb. Early outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a multiethnic Asian cohort. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 12(2):330-7. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.05.009. 26363715.
  • 3. Chong CS, Ng CW, Shabbir A, Kono K, So JB. 2015 Dec. Computed tomography of the thorax for gastric cancer staging: Is it necessary?. Scand J Surg. 104(4):244-7. doi: 10.1177/1457496915571400. 25681056.
  • 4. Yao F, Kausalya JP, Sia YY, Teo AS, Lee WH, Ong AG, Zhang Z, Tan JH, Li G, Bertrand D, Liu X, Poh HM, Guan P, Zhu F, Pathiraja TN, Ariyaratne PN, Rao J, Woo XY, Cai S, Mulawadi FH, Poh WT, Veeravalli L, Chan CS, Lim SS, Leong ST, Neo SC, Choi PS, Chew EG, Nagarajan N, Jacques PÉ, So JB, Ruan X, Yeoh KG, Tan P, Sung WK, Hunziker W, Ruan Y, Hillmer AM. 2015 Jul. Recurrent Fusion Genes in Gastric Cancer: CLDN18-ARHGAP26 Induces Loss of Epithelial Integrity. Cell Rep. 12(2):272-85. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.06.020. 26146084.
  • 5. Teh JL, Tan JR, Lau LJ, Saxena N, Salim A, Tay A, Shabbir A, Chung S, Hartman M, So JB. 2015 Mar. Longer examination time improves detection of gastric cancer during diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 13(3):480-487.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.07.059. 25117772.