Arijit Biswas

Biswas Arijit

  • Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Clinical Director, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Head, Fetal Care Centre, National University Hospital
  • Senior Advisor, Medical Affairs, National University Health System
  • Member, NUS Institutional Review Board
  • Member, Faculty Promotion and Tenure Committee, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore
  • Member, Quality Assurance Committee for Serious Reportable Events, National University Hospital
  • Member, NUH Hospital Ethics Committee
Joint Appointment(s)
  • President, College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Singapore
  • Chairman, Residency Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health Singapore
  • Council Member, Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Chairman, The Clinical Advisory Group on Zika Virus Infection and Pregnancy, Ministry of Health Singapore
  • Member, Medical Liability Review Committee
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, Calcutta Medical College, India
  • MD (Doctor of Medicine by Research), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
  • FRCOG, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, United Kingdom
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore 
Recent Publications
  • 1. Lin DH, Biswas A, Choolani M, Fong CY, Bongso A. 2017 Dec. Induction of Immunogenic Cell Death in Lymphoma Cells by Wharton’s Jelly Mesenchymal Stem Cell Conditioned Medium. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports. 13(6):801-816. doi:10.1007/s12015-017-9767-8.
  • 2. Padmapriya N, Bernard JY, Liang S, Loy SL, Cai S, Zhe IS, Kwek K, Godfrey KM, Gluckman PD, Saw SM et al. 2017 Oct. Associations of physical activity and sedentary behavior during pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus among Asian women in Singapore. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17. doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1537-8.
  • 3. Mattar CNZ, Gil-Farina I, Rosales C, Johana N, Tan YYW, McIntosh J, Kaeppel C, Waddington SN, Biswas A, Choolani M et al. 2017 Aug. In Utero Transfer of Adeno-Associated Viral Vectors Produces Long-Term Factor IX Levels in a Cynomolgus Macaque Model. Molecular Therapy. 25(8):1843-1853. doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2017.04.003.
  • 4. Lin HZ, Tambyah PA, Yong EL, Biswas A, Chan SY. 2017 Apr. A review of Zika virus infections in pregnancy and implications for antenatal care in Singapore. Singapore Medical Journal. 58(4):171-178. doi:10.11622/smedj.2017026.
  • 5. Lin X, Lim IY, Wu Y, Teh AL, Chen L, Aris IM, Soh SE, Tint MT, MacIsaac JL, Morin AM et al. 2017 Mar. Developmental pathways to adiposity begin before birth and are influenced by genotype, prenatal environment and epigenome. BMC Medicine. 15. doi: 10.1186/s12916-017-0800-1.