Revolutionising cancer detection, one gene at a time

loading Osel Clinic on Macalister Road.

Prof Datuk Dr Choong-Chin Liew has many feathers in his cap – studying under one of the co-founders of insulin being one of them. Liew is perhaps most famously known for being a pioneer in the field of molecular medicine and as a leader in tissue-specific functional genomics.

And last February, he added yet another milestone to his achievements: the opening of the GeneNews Diagnostics research and development facility. This facility, of which Liew is chairman and chief scientist, is in partnership with holistic boutique medical centre Osel Clinic and aims to put Penang at the forefront of medical research and diagnostics.


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