Raffles Shield Panel Specialists

Dr Anand Devaprasath Jeyasekharan

Medical Oncology
National University Cancer Institute
Clinic Details

National University Cancer Institute

NUH Medical Centre, Level 8 - 10. 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road. Singapore 119074 | Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:30am to 5:30pm Sat: 8:30am to 12:30pm Sun & PH: Closed Tel: 6779 2809

Dr Jeyasekharan obtained his undergraduate medical degree from Christian Medical College Vellore, India in 2003. He then received a Gates Cambridge Scholarship towards a PhD in Oncology (2008) at the University of Cambridge UK (Gonville and Caius College). Following a junior research fellowship in Cambridge (Wolfson), he joined the National University Hospital Singapore in 2010 to complete his training in Internal Medicine, and Medical Oncology (2016).

Dr. Jeyasekharan has a special interest in the treatment of lymphomas, as well as personalized therapy for rare and advanced cancers. He holds a joint appointment at the Cancer Science Institute, where runs a translational cancer research laboratory. His laboratory focuses on understanding defects in DNA repair in tumours, and how these impact the efficacy of chemotherapy/ immunotherapy. Dr. Jeyasekharan holds multiple internal and nationally funded grants to support his research, and is a platform lead for a national program on molecular diagnostics in cancer through the Singapore Translational Cancer Consortium.

MBBS (CMC Vellore, India), MRCP (UK), PhD (Cantab), FAMS (Medical Oncology)