Eng Hin Lee

Lee Eng Hin

  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Principal Investigator, NUS Tissue Engineering Program
  • Emeritus Consultant, Division of Paediatric Orthopaedics, University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Programme Leader, NUS Tissue Engineering Program, NUS Life Sciences Institute
  • Advisor, Summit Research Programme, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MD, University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • FRCS (Orthopaedic Surgery), Royal College of Surgeons, Canada
  • FRCS Ad Hominem, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • FRCS Ad Eundem, Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • FAMS (Orthopaedics), Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Mesenchymal Stem Cells
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Chondrogenesis
  • Physeal Regeneration
  • Biomaterials
  • Musculoskeletal System
Recent Publications
  • 1. Yang Z, Denslin V, Wu Y, Lee EH, Abbas AA, Kamarul T, Hui JHP. 2017 Nov. Influence of fibrinogen concentration on mesenchymal stem cells and chondrocytes chondrogenesis in fibrin hydrogels. Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering. 7(11):1136-1145. doi:10.1166/jbt.2017.1672.
  • 2. Tay LM, Wiraja C, Wu Y, Yang Z, Lee EH, Xu C. 2017 Jan. The effect of temporal manipulation of transforming growth factor beta 3 and fibroblast growth factor 2 on the derivation of proliferative chondrocytes from mensenchymal stem cells-A study monitored by quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction and molecular beacon based nanosensors. J Biomed Mater Res A. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.36286.
  • 3. Chua K, Lau LL, Hui JHP, Lee EH. 2017 Jan. Neuromuscular scoliosis: how decision making and treatment are different. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 28(1):3-9. doi:10.1097/BCO.0000000000000464.
  • 4. Tay LM, Wiraja C, Yeo DC, Wu Y, Yang Z, Chuah YJ, Lee EH, Kang Y, Xu C. 2017 Jan. Noninvasive Monitoring of Three-Dimensional Chondrogenic Constructs Using Molecular Beacon Nanosensors. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 23(1):12-20. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2016.0320.
  • 5. Wu Y, Yang Z, Law JBK, He AY, Abbas AA, Denslin V, Kamarul T, Hui JHP, Lee EH. 2017 Jan. The Combined Effect of Substrate Stiffness and Surface Topography on Chondrogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Tissue Eng Part A. 23(1-2):43-54. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2016.0123.