A/Prof Stacey Tay
A/Prof Stacey Tay is a Senior Consultant from the Division of Paediatric Neurology and the Division of Paediatric Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Paediatrics, KTP-National Children’s Medical Institute, National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore. She is also the Deputy Head of Department (Clinical Research) in the Department of Paediatrics.
A/Prof Tay obtained her basic MBBS medical degree from the National University of Singapore with honours in 1994, and subsequently attained her postgraduate paediatric degrees (MMed, S’pore, MRCP, UK and MRCPCH, UK) in 1997 and has been a fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health since 2010. She won the NUH Young Doctor’s Award in 2001 for her research on diagnostic methods in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. She became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2004. Her specialist Paediatric Neurology Training was undertaken at the Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University where she was on a clinical and research fellowship from 2002–2004.
A/Prof Tay has won various awards for teaching excellence. She actively pursues research in the areas of neurogenetics, neuromuscular disorders and mitochondrial disorders and has been involved in clinical trials for orphan disease drugs. She also serves in the community as a board member with the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Singapore and is a medical advisor for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Singapore.