Prof Yann Barrandon

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Singapore General Hospital

Yann Barrandon is the Lee Seng Teik and Lee Hoo Leng Distinguished Professor in Plastic Surgery and Regenerative Medicine DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School, a Senior Principal Investigator Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Singapore General Hospital and a Visiting Research Director at the Institute of Medical Biology A*STAR (IMB) at Biopolis, Singapore. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Department of Frontiers in Ophthalmology (Chairman Pr. Shigeru Kinoshita) at Kyoto Prefecture Medical School, Japan since 2009, and an advisor to the Burn Center at Sheba Hospital, Tel Aviv Israel for the culture of epidermal stem cells. Yann Barrandon is an EMBO member (2009) and a member of the Academia Europaea (2011) and he has made significant contributions to the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine of epidermis, hair follicles and related epithelia (cornea, thymus) using single cell biology with over 14.000 citations (Google Scholar).