Delegate Profile

Prof Steven Thng

Job TitleDirector

Company NameSingapore Skin Research Centre


Dr Steven Thng graduated from National University of Singapore in 1992 and went on to pursue his interest in Humanitarian and Disaster medicine with the Singapore Armed Forces from 1992 to 2002. After completing his dermatology training in Singapore, Dr Steven Thng went on to Amsterdam Medical Centre, Netherlands, to continue his training in pigmentary disorder, under Professor Westerhof. Upon returning from his training, Dr Steven Thng started the pigment clinic in National Skin Centre as well as set up the melanocyte culture lab to start his work on cultured melanocytes grafting for vitiligo patients.

Currently, Dr Thng is the head of the pigment clinic, in charge of managing all complex pigmentary disorders in National Skin Centre, and he is also the principal surgeon for tissue grafting for vitiligo. In 2012, he has also started a research clinic for hyperpigmentary disorders exploring novel ways to manage difficult hyperpigmentary conditions.

He took over as executive director of Skin Research Institute of Singapore in Jan 2017, directing research  in 3 broad multi-institutional, interdisciplinary research programs on wound, acne and atopic dermatitis.

For his dedication in research and patient care, he was awarded Excellence in Public Service Award in 2013, Healthcare Humanity Award in 2014, Singapore Clinician Investigator Award in 2015 and 2016.

Conference Sessions

  • Ageing skin: what’s behind the face

    Tuesday14:30 - 18:0002 April 2019
    Workshop Room 2

    The objective of the workshop is to provide participants with understanding of new approaches in anti-ageing skin care focussing on innovations in the understan...

    • Language: English

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