Graduate Certificate in Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs

Faculty

NUS Academic Faculty

Dr. Mrinal K Musib - NUS Programme Co-ordinator

Dr. Mrinal Musib is a lecturer in the department of Biomedical Engineering at the National University of Singapore. He has over 12 years of academic research/industrial experience in the broad domains of biomaterials and medical devices. His previous research has been funded by major pharma companies and medical device manufacturers. Dr. Musib received his bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical technology/pharmacy and thereafter he worked for a pharma major where he was engaged in conducting/supervising clinical trials (phase IV). He earned a joint PhD degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Thereafter he worked as a senior research scientist at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, USA. He has published extensively and has presented his research at various relevant conferences including Orthopedic Research Society (ORS) conference, Society for Biomaterials (SFB) conference and Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) conferences. Prior to joining NUS, he was a consultant, Medical Information for Johnson & Johnson at its Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore, where he helped develop a standard operating procedure (SOP) for effectively handling medical information in Asia-Pacific and ASEAN countries. Dr. Musib’s teaching interests include biomaterials, tissue engineering and ethics and his research interests include orthopaedic implants and materials, cell-nanobiomaterial interactions and drug release from biomaterials/scaffolds.

Contact Details
Email:biemkm@nus.edu.sg
Office: E1-05-24
Tel: +65-6601 3049
Fax: +65-6872 3069
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Associate Professor Leo Hwa Liang

Dr. Leo Hwa Liang is an assistant professor for the Department of Biomedical Engineering at NUS. He has more than 15 years of research expertise in biofluid mechanics, developing various novel medical devices such as mitral percutaneous heart valves, carotid stents, artificial liver assist devices and left ventricular assist devices. Liang has published more than 50 international peer reviewed journal articles and appeared at more than 70 international conferences. He received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Leeds, UK, and master’s of engineering in mechanical and production engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. At Georgia Tech in the US, he pursued a master’s in science (mechanical engineering) and a PhD in bioengineering. At NUS, he teaches modules on biomedical engineering designs focusing on the product development process, including medtech regulatory affairs, patent analysis, risk analysis and more.

Contact Details
Email:bielhl@nus.edu.sg
Office: E2-02-20
Tel: +65-6516 5608
Fax: +65-6872 3069
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