Posted by Admin - October 20th, 2012

In 1990, Dr. Susan Lim became the first person in all of Asia to successfully perform a liver transplant. Dr. Susan Lim was born and raised in Singapore, which is a small island nation in Southeast Asia that has become known as a financial center in the geographic area. It has come to be known as one of the most modernized and advanced nations in the world. This includes being known for advanced medical centers.

Dr. Susan Lim is a citizen of Singapore and one who was educated in-country. She was able to attend the Singapore Chinese Girls’ School and then went to the Raffles Institution prior to going to university. Thanks to a scholarship given to her by the Colombo Plan in 1974, Dr. Susan Lim was able to attend Monash University. The Colombo Plan is a regional plan for strengthening economic and social ties in the Asian-Pacific region.

Dr. Susan Lim founded a biotechnology company in 2003. This company was called Stem Cell Technologies. Trinity College at the University of Melbourne made Dr. Susan Lim a Fellow, making her the first Singaporean and the youngest Fellow ever. She is also the co-founder of the Indiapore Trust, which is a charity which is designed to help low-income students in the Asian-Pacific region to get education opportunities they would not otherwise have.