Dr John Chia

Dr John WK Chia is Senior Consultant, at the National Cancer Centre Singapore.  Graduating from the National University of Singapore, he later obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh in 2002 and upon completing his Oncology Boards, he underwent fellowship training in “Immunotherapy for Solid Tumors” - with Malcom Brenner at the Centre for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College, Houston, for the development of cancer vaccines and adoptive T-cell therapy.   He undertook a second clinical fellowship in with Prof Stan Kaye at The Royal Marsden Hospital London from 2011 to 2012 in the advanced management of Gynecological cancers.

Dr Chia is active in clinical trial research; and has developed and/or led numerous clinical trial studies– including immune check-point inhibitors, cancer vaccines, adoptive T cell therapy, and small molecule targets for cancer and he holds scientific research grants both locally and internationally.