A/PROF CHRISTOPHER ANG BENG-TI
(6th SARC FESS Workshop Faculty)
Senior Consultant & Head
Department of Neurosurgery (Singapore General Hospital)
National Neuroscience Institute
Dr. Christopher Beng-Ti Ang trained in neurosurgery at the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), Singapore and at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. During his residency, he carried out bench research defining the molecular mechanisms in oligodendrocyte development and myelination, with notable publications in Cell, EMBO J and J Biol Chem.
He is currently a senior consultant neurosurgeon and Head of Neurosurgery at the Singapore General Hospital with a sub-specialty practice in endonasal skull base surgery and radiosurgery. He co-ordinates the multi-disciplinary pituitary tumor service which brings together the varied specialties of neurosurgery, rhinology, neuro-ophthalmology, endocrinology and radiation oncology.
He also co-directs the Neuro-Oncology Research Lab where the primary focus is defining precision medicine strategies for the treatment of malignant gliomas, with work having been published in Cancer Res, Clin Cancer Res, Stem Cells and J Natl Cancer Inst. In addition, he is an Associate Professor at the Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School, where he contributes to the Brain and Behaviour programme.