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Dr. David Tan Boon Chee, MBBS (Singapore)

Dr Tan graduated in 1969 with a Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery from the University of Singapore. He was appointed as the Medical Superintendent of Kwong Wai Shiu Free Hospital August 1973 – July 1975. Under his leadership, the hospital, which initially catered only to the Cantonese Clan, was made public and opened to all races. This was part of Dr Tan’s Charity work. Here, modern Medical Doctor’s, Chinese Physicians and Acupuncturists worked under the same roof. It was here that Dr Tan developed his passion and interests in Chinese herbs and his belief that herbs can be utilized to cure diseases including cancer.

After converting the hospital into a public one, he returned to his own clinic, Universal Peace Clinic, which he founded in 1972 until present. All these years Dr Tan continued his interests in herbal medicine and invested accordingly. The fruits of his work materialized in the formation of the bioDYNE Labs Group of Companies.



Dr. Thiang Hoe GAN
CLS., MS., MB(Med).,PH.D., HCLD (ABB)
Senior Vice-President, Research & Development

Dr. Gan was Associate Professor of Immunology and later Integrative Medicine; and a Board Certified Clinical Laboratory Director with American Association of Integrative Medicine, American Academy of Anti-Aging / Nutritional Medicine and American Society of Clinical Pathology (Specialist Public Health).

He was previously a Clinical Director at the Center for Complex Infectious Diseases, Clinical Director at VitaFit Center for Life (Anti- Aging / Nutritional Medicine), Clinical Consultant with Consolidated Medical Bioanalysis, the Director of Infectious Disease/ Immunology Laboratory, Assistant Research Professor of Microbiology / Medicine, Associate Professor of Integrative Medicine, Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Immunology and Clinical Consultant.

Dr. Gan has received a number of honors and awards including: Outstanding Service in the Fight against Emphysema, Tuberculosis and Pollution and Contribution to Research on Cardiovascular Diseases from Long Beach Lung Association, Certification of Recognition for Outstanding Contributions to Interns and Residents and Interns and Residents Outstanding Teaching Award in Internal Medicine Training Program from St Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, California, UCLA School of Medicine.


Dr. Jean-Paul Deslypere
MD. PhD. (Europe)
Senior Vice-President, Clinical Research

Dr. Deslypere got his medical degree from the University of Gent in Belgium in1977. After graduation he specialized in Internal Medicine/Endocrinology and started a scientific career at the Belgian National Fund of Scientific Research (NFSR) and at the University of Gent. He obtained his PhD in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases in 1984. Being clinically active he was director of the Endocrine Lab at the University and also Head of the Metabolic and Lipid Disorder Clinic of the University Hospital.

He spent two years (1987-1988) at the Dept of Human Nutrition (Agricultural University Wageningen) where he worked with Prof M.Katan and one year (1991) at the Dept of Medicine (University of Texas South Western Medical School Dallas) where he worked with Prof Jean Wilson. In 1992 he was appointed Professor of Endocrinology and Research Director at the NFSR. Dr. Deslypere left the University in 1997 and started working for the clinical trial industry, first as Director International Operations of a central lab (BARC) and subsequently as Regional Director Asia Pacific for ICON Clinical Research based in Singapore. In 2002 he joined the Singapore Government as Research Director National Healthcare Group and the National University Singapore as Adjunct Professor. For 2 years, he was also Director of the Singapore Government's CRO (CTERU) and is currently also Director of the Singapore Good Clinical Practice Programme.


Prof. (Dr.) Peter Lim Huat Chye
Urological Surgery

Prof. (Dr.) Peter Lim is a Senior Consultant and the Medical Director of Andrology, Urology & Continence Centre at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. Prof. (Dr.) Peter Lim also serves as the Adjunct Professor (Men's Health) at Edith Cowen University, Western Australia. He is President of the Society for the Society for Men’s Health (Singapore). Prof. (Dr.) Peter Lim is also President of the Society for Continence, Singapore, President of the Asia-Pacific Continence Advisory Board and the Asian Society for Female Urology.

Graduating with an MBBS from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Singapore in 1975, Prof. (Dr.) Peter Lim went on to obtain his Mastership in Advanced Surgery, from the same university in 1980. From 1987 to 1988 he completed Advanced Urology Training at the University of Edinburgh (Western General Hospital), in the UK. His previous positions include Chief of the Department of Urology at Changi General Hospital (1997–2000) and Head of the Division of Urology at Toa Payoh Hospital (1991–1997). Prof. (Dr.) Peter Lim also currently served as a Visiting Consultant at the National University Hospital of Singapore for 3 years previously.

A member of many international societies, including the American Urological Society, the International Society for Impotence Research and the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male Prof. (Dr.) Peter Lim has also served on the editorial boards of various journals, including the Singapore Medical Journal and the Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Himself the author of many articles published in peer-review journals, Prof. (Dr.) Peter Lim has also contributed to nine previous books. His research interests and specialties include andrology, erectile dysfunction, incontinence and general urology.

Amongst honours conferred on him are the Honorary Membership of the Institute of Urology, London (1992) and the Singapore Urological Association Lectureship of the Year 2001. He received the Best Scientist of the Year Award by the international Research Promotion Council in 2003 for applied clinical research he did with Professor Giles Brindley of the University of London.


Dr Prem Pillay
MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Neurosurgery), FRCS Canada (Neurosurgery), FACS (USA)

Neurological Surgery Dr Prem Pillay is also currently the Medical Director of a multi-disciplinary spine and pain center in Singapore which offers the full range of services: Minimally invasive and Non-invasive spine and pain therapies including physiotherapy, medications, nerve blocks, plasma nucleoplasty, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, Endoscopic Microdisectomy, Disc replacement, Dynamic spine implants, Microsurgery for Spine stenosis, Aquaphysio, aquatraction, Spine Radiosurgery.


Dr Gong Eng San
MBBS (Singapore) 1971, FRCS (General Surgery) (Glasgow) 1975, FAMS (Gen Surgery) 1988
Gastro Intestinal & Abdominal Surgery

Dr Gong graduated as a Medical Doctor in Singapore in 1971 and graduated as a Fellow at Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK in 1975. In 1983, Dr Gong was awarded Colombo Plan Scholarship for Japan for Surgical Oncology, Gastric Cancer for 4 months as research fellow National Cancer Centre. In 1992, he was further awarded a scholarship from Health Manpower Development Plan, Singapore to further Surgical Oncology at the Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

He is conferred a Fellow at Academy of Medicine in 1988 and a present Member of Liver Transplant Team at Asians Centre for Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore.