Win Sen Kuan

Kuan Win Sen

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Senior Consultant, Emergency Medicine Department, National University Hospital
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Research Director, Emergency Medicine Department, National University Hospital
Academic Qualifications
  • FAMS, Fellow of the College of Clinician Scientists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • FAMS, Fellow of the College of Emergency Physicians, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • MCI, Master of Clinical Investigation, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MRCS Ed (A&E), Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Accident & Emergency), United Kingdom
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Sepsis
  • Pneumonia
  • Diagnosis and therapeutics
  • Biomarker discovery
  • Host-directed therapy
  • Rapid pathogen detection
Recent Publications
  • 1. Kuan WS, Craig S, Kelly AM, Keijzers G, Klim S, Graham CA, Jones P, Holdgate A, Lawoko C, Laribi S. Asthma among adult patients presenting with dyspnea to the emergency department: an observational study. Clin Respir J. 2018 Jun;12(6):2117-2125. doi: 10.1111/crj.12782
  • 2. Wang J, Leong MC, Leong EZ, Kuan WS*, Leong DT*. Clinically relevant detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae with DNA-antibody nanostructures. Anal Chem. 2017 Jun 20;89(12):6900-6906. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01508
  • 3. Ibrahim I, Kuan WS, Frampton C, Troughton C, Liew OW, Chong JPC, Chan SP, Tan LL, Lin WQ, Pemberton CJ, Ooi SBS, Richards AM. Superior performance of NT-proBNP for diagnosis of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure in an Asian compared with a Western setting. Eur J Heart Fail. 2017 Feb;19(2):209-217. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.612
  • 4. Phua J, Dean NC, Guo Q, Kuan WS, Lim HF, Lim TK. Severe community-acquired pneumonia: timely management measures in the first 24 hours. Crit Care. 2016 Aug 28;20(1):237. doi: 10.1186/s13054-016-1414-2
  • 5. Kuan WS, Ibrahim I, Leong BS, Jain S, Lu Q, Cheung YB, Mahadevan M. Emergency Department Management of Sepsis Patients: A Randomized, Goal-Oriented, Noninvasive Sepsis Trial. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Mar;67(3):367-378.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.09.010