Speaking Assignments
Selected Publications
Dr Susan Lim Endowment for Education and Research
Robotic Surgery
Stem Cell Research

22 June  2o16

ISSCR Dr. Susan Lim Award for Outstanding Young Investigator

21 June  2o16

Co-Chair, Global Advisory Council, International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) , San Francisco, USA

19 May  2o16

Speaker, INK Asia 2016 - New Frontiers in Organ replacement, Shangri-La, Singapore

May  2o16

Member, Advisory Council, Ink Asia 2016

3 April  2o16

Attended the Southwestern Surgical Congress 2016 Annual Meeting, San Diego, California

3 April  2o16

Attended the Postgraduate Ultrasound Course at the Southwestern Surgical Congress 2016 Annual Meeting, San Diego, California

11 March  2o16

Attended Royal Society of Medicine,London “Immunopathology and Immunotherapy"

6 February 2o16

Invted Speaker Tedx Berkeley 6th Feb 2016


For TEDx Berkeley, latest Challenge is "Finding X"

11 - 14 January 2016

Attended 34th Annual JPMorgan Healthcare conference
San Francisco, California

9 - 10 January 2016

Co-chair, Nucleus Forum, ISSCR
Claremont Hotel, Berkeley, California


4-6 October 2015

Attended the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Chicago USA

2-3 October 2015

Attended the Clinical Robotic Surgical Association 7th Annual Congress in Chicago, USA

24-27 June 2015

Co-Chaired the Global Advisory Council of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), 13th Annual Meeting, Stockholm June

24-27 June 2015

Poster presentation " Automated Delivery Instrument for Stem Cell Treatment Using the daVinci Robotic Surgical System, Stephen McKinley, Animesh Garg, Susan Lim, Sachin Patil, Ken Goldberg ", International Society for Stem Cell Research, 13th Annual Meeting, Stockholm

20 - 22 May 2015

Attended the 10th Annual World Stem Cells Regenerative Congress, London UK

18 May 2015

Attended The Stevens lecture, Royal Society of Medicine "Biomaterials: an armamentarium in surgical reconstruction, innovations and solutions", London

8 May 2015

Invited Speaker, Women in Tech 2.0, City Meet up, London

9 April 2015

Invited Speaker – Health and Medical Apprenticeship Program, 9 April 2015, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley, USA.

5 Feburary 2015

Attended "The Future of Robotics in Surgery", organized by Technology in Medicine section, Royal Society of Medicine, London

12-16 January 2015

Attended JP Morgan 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference, San Francisco, USA

17 December 2014

Attended the Royal Society of Medicine, State of the Art, Cardiovascular CT, London

12-13 December 2014

Attended Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery, The Strand Campus, King's College London

5-7 November 2014

Organizing Committee, ISSCR Regional Forum series in conjunction with the Stem Cell Society Singapore, Global Controls in Stem Cells

27 October 2014

Attended "An evening behind the scenes" organized by Intuitive Surgical, W Hotel, San Francisco, USA on 27 October 2014.

26-30 October 2014

Participated in the American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress, "The Surgeon of the Future", Moscone Center, San Francisco, USA.

Attended the 2-day General Surgery Review Course organized by the American College of Surgeons


October 2014

General Surgery Review Course, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Oct 2014, San Francisco, USA.

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Dr susan lim explores virtual reality for surgical applications


Special Adviser, Visiting Scholar, Center for Automation and Learning in Medical Robotics, College of Engineering, UC Berkeley, USA 2014-2015


Co - founder, 91 Springboard, a start up growth hub, Delhi, India Click to view

Co-chair, Global Advisory Council, International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), upcoming 13th Annual Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, 24-27 June 2015

International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver June 2014 Conference highlights here

International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 11th Annual Meeting, Boston. Blog on Conference Conference highlights here

The University of Newcastle launched the 100 Women book project in the last quarter of 2011. This project celebrates the achievements of 100 remarkable women. Minister Khaw Boon Wan was the guest of honour and Dr Susan Lim was one of the 100 women recognized worldwide.


Dr Susan Lim by Artist John Young


The American Academy of Continuing Medical Education established the “Dr Susan Lim Award” which was presented to Dr Faruq Baddiudin MD as the first recipient in 2008, in recognition of his contribution to the Advancement in Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery.



Susan Lim: Transplant cells, not organs

Dr Susan Lim speaks at the INK Conference Dec 2010. This talk has been included on the TED website.

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CITRIS lecture:
Dr Susan Lim - Robotic surgery, engineering from a surgeon’s perspective


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Short CV

Dr Susan Lim pioneered the  first successful cadaveric liver transplant in 1990, for Singapore and Asia. She is known as the "Spirit of the Century", an Award conferred upon her by the Singapore public in a national contest held to identify the role model for the 21st century.

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Making an Impact on Lives Overseas

1. Attended to victims of the Bali bombing incident in October 2005. Dr Susan Lim was mentioned in the House of Representatives, Official Hansard, Parliamentary Debates, Commonwealth of Australia, 10 October 2005 for the surgical care she provided to the victims.

2. Saving the life of a UAE national. The story of Dr Lim’s life-saving work on a young UAE National who was air evacuated to Singapore for emergency care was reported in a Singapore Medicine Publication "Reaching Out, Touching Lives". The  contribution by the patient was in recognition of Dr Lim’s dedicated care entitled "Dr Lim, My Second Mummy".

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