Dr. Lee Guan-Huei graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS), and completed his advance specialist training in Gastroenterology in 2009. He received further training a clinical fellow at the Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College Hospital, London, focusing on liver intensive care. He received his PhD from NUS in 2014. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2015.
Dr. Lee has helped to strengthen the clinical and research capabilities of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, National University Hospital (NUH), particularly in the management of liver failure and liver transplantation. Dr. Lee is currently the Head and Research Director, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. He has helped to strengthen the clinical and research capabilities of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, National University Hospital (NUH), particularly in the management of liver failure and liver transplantation. Dr. Lee was the Medical Director of the Adult Liver Transplantation Programme, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation (NUCOT) in NUH from 2017 to 2021.
Dr. Lee’s research work centers on the application of innovations in technology and biomedical science to the field of Hepatology. His current work focuses on developing novel targets to achieve functional cure of chronic hepatitis B. His other research interest includes liver failure, liver cancer, fatty liver and chronic hepatitis E. He has published multiple peer-reviewed research articles in such top-tier journals as the Gastroenterology, Gut, and Molecular & Cellular Biology. His research work has been presented at the major meetings of such organisations as the APASL, EASL, ILTS, and AASLD. He is an investigator of several competitive research grants including the Translational & Clinical Research Flagship (TCR) Programme grant, Clinician Scientist-Individual Research Grant (CS-IRG) and was awarded the NMRC Clinician Scientist Award (CSA).
Personal hobbies and interests: Reading, Tennis, Photography, Hiking and Mountain Climbing