Full Name
Prof Lawrence Ho
Director, Centre for Innovation in Healthcare, NUHS
Professor Ho is Professor of Medicine, National University of Singapore; Senior Consultant, National University Hospital; and Director, Centre for Innovation in Healthcare, National University Health System. Besides being an accomplished endoscopist, he is an international key opinion leader, being made Fellow of Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, to recognize his significant contributions to the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Experienced in spearheading collaboration between researchers in Asia, he was the founding Chairman of the Asian EUS Group. He also co-chairs Gut & Obesity in Asia (“Go Asia”) Workgroup, and the Asian Barrett’s Consortium.

A proven clinician innovator and experienced entrepreneur, he co-invented the Master and Slave Transluminal Endoscopic Robot (MASTER), which has since been spun-off into the start-up, Endomaster. He also founded two other start-up companies, Endofotonics, a molecular AI based realtime diagnostic system, and Endopil, an ingestible weight loss balloon capsule. He received the Singapore President’s Technology Award in 2012.

The Ministry of Heath Singapore awarded him the Distinguished Senior Clinician award in 2018. He was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2017. He has published more than 270 peer-reviewed papers (H index Google Scholar, 61), and held 6 US-granted patents in medtech products.
Lawrence Ho