CT Lim Research Group
To explore, innovate and translate mechanobio-inspired micro & nanotechnologies for biomedical applications
Highly Cited Paper Award
Congratulations to Prof Lim and team for receiving a "Highly Cited Paper Award" from the Microsystems & Nanoengineering journal for their paper on “Emerging flexible and wearable physical sensing platforms for healthcare and biomedical applications”.View More
Innovation and Research Awards 2020
Congratulations to Dinesh for winning both the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher 2019/2020 and the Innovation and Research Award 2020.View More
Featured in AlumNUS
Prof Lim's work on portable COVID-19 microfluidics-based PCR diagnostic system is featured in July issue of the AlumNUS magazine.View More
Top Cited & Downloaded Papers of LSA in 2019
Congratulations to Prof Lim whose paper was selected as one of the top cited and downloaded papers of Light: Science & Applications (LSA) in 2019.View More
Prof Lim has been featured as a Longevity LeaderView More
Reimagining Medicine: Detecting Cancer with a Chip
A video featuring our research work on detecting cancer using a microfludic chipView More
AIP Scilight 2020
A Scilight of our article on “High-throughput label-free isolation of senescent murine mesenchymal stem cells” has been recently published online.View More
Top Downloaded Paper in Cancer Science
Congratulations to Prof Lim whose paper was one of the top downloaded in recent publication history of Cancer Science.View More
Fellow of the Singapore Academy of Science
Congratulations to Prof Lim for being elected as Fellow of the Singapore Academy of Science.
Covid-19 rapid test kit featured on Nas Daily
The Covid-19 rapid test kit developed by our former startup, Biolidics Ltd, was featured on Nas Daily.View More
Biolidics' Covid-19 rapid test kit allowed to be sold in EU
Covid-19 rapid test kit developed by our former startup, Biolidics Ltd, is now allowed to be sold in EU.View More
HSA approved rapid Covid-19 test kit
Our former startup, Biolidics Ltd, has just launched a HSA approved rapid Covid-19 test kit.View More
MoneyFM 89.3 Workday Afternoon “Health Suites”
Prof Lim was interviewed by Claressa Monteiro on MoneyFM 89.3 Workday Afternoon “Health Suites” on 11 March 2020.
CNA93.8 Health Matters
Prof Lim was interviewed by Daniel Martin on CNA 93.8 Health Matters on 30 January 2020.
WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology
Our review article on “Tissue scaffolds for skin wound healing and dermal reconstruction” is one of the top ten articles accessed from WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology in 2019.View More
Asia Scientist Magazine
Second part of Asia Scientist Magazine's feature on Prof Lim.View More
Nature’s "Leading Cancer Research” collection
Our journal article on “Liquid biopsy: One cell at a time” has been featured under Nature’s "Leading Cancer Research” collection.View More
Asia Scientist Magazine
First part of Asia Scientist Magazine's feature on Prof Lim.View More
NUS team's 'scorecard' to detect cancer, predict patient survival
Straits Times article on our new personalized cancer 'scorecard' that can detect cancer, predict patient survivability and determine how well a cancer patient would respond to immunotherapy.View More
Highly Cited Researchers 2019
Prof Lim has been named in the global Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list by Clarivate Analytics. This list recognises outstanding researchers who are among the world’s most influential scientific minds with publications that are ranked in the top 1 per cent by citations.View More
National Geographics' "City of Innovation - Singapore" AR booklet
Our smart insole technology, commercialized by Flexosense, being showcased by National Geographics' "City of Innovation - Singapore" AR booklet.View More
IP Champion, WIPO-IPOS IP Awards 2019
Congratulations to our former startup, Biolidics Ltd, for being an IP Champion for the WIPO-IPOS IP Awards 2019.View More
Annual Faculty of Engineering Innovation & Research Awards 2019
Congratulations to Dinesh for winning both the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher and the Faculty of Engineering Innovation and Research Gold awards.
ChemNanoMat Readers' Choice 2019
Our article "Biocompatibility and nanotoxicity of layered two‐dimensional nanomaterials" is part of ChemNanoMat Readers' Choice 2019 special collection. View More
Advancing Health through Innovation
A commentary on "Advancing Health through Innnovation" written by Prof. Lim for The Straits Times. View More
NUS GRIP Lift-Off Day
Our startup, Microtube Technologies, featured their innovative gaming glove controller during the GRIP Lift-Off Day.View More
IOT Innovation Challenge 2018
Congratulations to Dr Joo Chuan and team for winning the Semi-Finalist Award under the IOT Innovation Challenge 2018.
Singapore Listed Companies 2019
Congratulations to Biolidics Limited (co-founded by Prof. Lim) for winning the Listed Companies Awards in Technology at the Singapore Business Review Awards 2019. View More
Health Technologies Consortium
The national Health Technologies Consortium (HealthTEC) was officially launched on 1 July 2019. View More
JSMO 2019 Award
Congratulations to Su Bin for winning the Travel Award for the Japanese Society of Medical Oncology (JSMO) Annual Meeting 2019.
Longevity in Singapore
Prof. Lim is listed as one of the 30 longevity influencers of 2019 by the Aging Analytics Agency. View More
Top 100 Science Spinoffs
Our ultra-thin microfiber sensor for real-time healthcare diagnosis was selected to the Top 100 Science Spinoffs and has entered 2% out of 5,000 global science spinoffs according to the following criteria: uniqueness of the technology/product, high commercial potential and positive impact to the humanity’s well-being.View More
Daewoong Pharmaceutical Research Grant Award
Congratulations to Su Bin for winning the the Daewoong Pharmaceutical Research Grant Award 2018! The award comes with a grant of up to $60K for 3 years.
Highly Cited Researcher 2018
Congratulations to Prof Lim for being on this year’s Highly Cited Researchers 2018 list! This list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science.View More
MOGAM Science Scholarship 2018
Congratulations to Su Bin for receiving the MOGAM Science Scholarship 2018 from Green Cross Corporation (Korean pharmaceutical company).
I&E practicum award
Congratulations to Longteng for receiving the I&E practicum award by NUS Enterprise.
Top 20 most downloaded paper, ChemNanoMat
Our article "Biocompatibility and Nanotoxicity of Layered Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials", published in ChemNanoMat, was one of the journal’s top 20 most downloaded recent papers! View More
The mechanics of cancer growth, MBI
The ability of cancer cells to spread or metastasize contributes to the high mortality rates of the disease. How cancer cell behavior – their ability to proliferate and migrate – is influenced by external signals, in particular, physical cues, was published in Chemical Reviews authored by Dr Parthiv Kant Chaudhuri, along with Principal Investigators Professor Chwee Teck Lim and Associate Professor Boon Chuan Low, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore. View More
Microfluidic Diagnostic Tools: Could Doctors Soon Be Obsolete?, Technology Networks
Prof Lim offering his insights in this Technology Networks article on “Microfluidic Diagnostic Tools: Could Doctors Soon Be Obsolete?” View More
On the record, Nature
Prof Lim Interviewed by Nature on how to handle media interviews. View More
Best Poster Award
Congratulations to Su Bin for receiving the Best Poster Award (Gold) at the BIGHEART Symposium 2018.
Wang Gung Wu Medal & Prize 2018
Congratulations to Thuan Beng for receiving the Wang Gung Wu Medal & Prize for having the best PhD thesis in the natural sciences.
Yamaguchi Medal Award
Congratulations to Thuan Beng for receiving the Yamaguchi Medal 2018 during the World Congress of Biomechanics 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. View More
Innovation Entrepreneurship International Competition
Congratulations to Long Teng and team for winning the 2nd Runner-up and $2000 at the 2nd China (Shenzhen Luohu) Innovation Entrepreneurship International Competition.
Ray Wu Prize
Congratulations to Su Bin for being awarded the 2018 Ray Wu Prize for Excellence in Life Sciences. The Prize will be presented at the 9th Ray Wu Symposium to be held on 19 Oct to 21 Oct in Taikang Business School, Beijing. View More
Lee Kuan Yew Postdoctoral Fellowship
Congratulations to Thuan Beng for being awarded the highly competitive and prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2018. This Fellowship aims at promoting the development of outstanding, young academics in science, medicine and engineering.
Chua Toh Hua Memorial Gold Medal
Congratulations to Thuan Beng for being awarded the Chua Toh Hua Memorial Gold Medal for AY2017/2018. Donated in 1998 by Professor & Mrs Chua Nam Hai in memory of Professor Chua's late grandfather, Mr Chua Toh Hua, the medal is awarded to the Doctor of Philosophy graduate with the most outstanding research work done in Life Sciences.
Merit Award, BES Meeting
Congratulations to Longteng and team for winning the Merit award for an oustanding poster presentation in the postgraduate category during the BES 12th Sceintific Meeting. View More
Good for the sole: Foot ulcer sensor among projects showcased at innovation forum, The Straits Times
Foot ulcers are one of the problems diabetes can cause and local company Flexosense is working on a shoe insole that uses flexible pressure sensor technology which could help to cut the reulceration rate among patients. View More
NPG Asia Materials
Prof Lim appointed to the editorial board of NPG Asia Materials View More
Using big data to personalize cancer treatment, AsianScientist
Researchers have identified a panel of 29 extracellular matrix genes that can determine how different lung cancer patients respond to treatment. View More
$1.5m grant for novel, multidisciplinary work, NUS
An international team of scientists led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Principal Investigator (PI) at the NUS Mechanobiology Institute and NUS Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded the prestigious Human Frontiers Science Program (HFSP) Research Grant. The team will receive up to $1.58 million (US$1.2 million) in grants for their novel, multidisciplinary research investigating the collective migration of cells on curved surfaces such as those found on the skin or in the intestinal microvilli. View More
6 microfluidic researchers you should follow, technologynetworks.com
Prof. Lim Chwee Teck was listed as one of the 6 researchers whose contributions have helped drive the microfluidic field forward. View More
NUS scientists develop novel patient cancer cell culture test kit for personalised, precise cancer therapy
A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel device that could help clinicians to diagnose cancer, monitor the disease state and customise drug therapies for each individual patient. Biotechin.Asia opengovasia connectedtoindia
Professor Lim Chwee Teck and team awarded the Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant
An international team of scientists, led by Prof Lim Chwee Teck from the National University of Singapore has been awarded the Human Frontiers Science Program (HFSP) Research Grant for their proposed research on using an interdisciplinary, combinatorial approach for studying the dynamics of collective cell migration on curved surfaces. They were among the 23 being awarded from a total of 770 letters of intent from around the world. 1 2
Congratulations to Shreyansh for winning the Poster Prize at the EMBO/ EMBL Symposium held in EMBL Heidelberg Germany. View More
μCENSE chip media coverage
Our group has created a new platform with the potential to extract tiny circulating biomarkers of disease from patient blood. This simple, fast and convenient technique could help realize liquid biopsy diagnostics. Details of the new technique, which utilizes standard laboratory equipment, are reported in Biomicrofluidics, from AIP Publishing. AIP Publishing EurekAlert! aichc.org populiarno.com FirstWord MedTech ScienceDaily
Best Poster Award
Congratulations to Su Bin for winning the Best Poster Award at the 10th Annual NGS Symposium.
Engineering the future of medicine, The Straits Times
From personalised medicine to AI and big data, biomedical tech will be invaluable in healthcare. View More
Clearbridge BioMedics' ClearCell® FX1 system achieves U.S. FDA listing, PR Newswire
Our startup, Clearbridge Biomedics, achieves FDA listing. View More
Beautiful Science, Straits Times
Our research images are featured in the Straits Times. View More