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Institute of Geriatrics and Active Ageing


Kickstarting ARISE’s research programme in geriatrics, NTU today also inked a partnership with Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s Institute of Geriatrics and Active Ageing.

Professor Lam Khin Yong, NTU’s Chief of Staff and Vice President for Research said, “This partnership is a major step forward in boosting research in ageing and geriatrics. It also underpins NTU's strong focus in forging close ties with industry leaders and government agencies to develop innovative and sustainable solutions for a better society.”

Associate Professor Chin Jing Jih, Director, Institute of Geriatrics and Active Ageing (IGA) said, “The close collaboration between TTSH IGA and NTU ARISE will provide a catalytic platform for multi-disciplinary research and innovation, which will deliver the holistic and integrated solutions needed to meet the complex challenges we face today in ageing and geriatrics.”

Helmed by Professor Theng Yin Leng, ARISE is NTU’s answer to the challenge of creating a healthy and active ageing ​society through research, innovation and education.

For more on the collaboration, click here.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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