Professor Ganesan Adaikan is a sexologist consultant of the Group. He holds a Master of Science at the Faculty of Medicine for ‘Pharmacology of Human Penis’ from the University of Singapore (1979). Professor Ganesan was then appointed as the team lead and head of the Sexual Medicine Section in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (OBGYN), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUH and National University of Singapore, foreseeing the academic and research pursuits of his staff and post-graduate students (Ph.D., MD and Clinical MSc).
In 1997, he was appointed as the President for the Society for the Study of Andrology and Sexology, Singapore (SSASS), and appointed as the Honorary Life President of the Asia Pacific Society for Sexual Medicine (APSSM) in 1987. He is also the Past Secretary General of World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) in 1987 and the Past President of the prestigious International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) in 2002.
As a Principal Investigator, he was awarded more than 10 Research Grants amounting to the tune of S$4,000,000/- in the last 17 years, which also include international industrial invitation for drug testing / clinical trials. His noteworthy research led to Singapore and USA patent filing and approval for a pro-endogenous compound in the treatment of Priapism, 09/714,614 (1999, 2003).
Professor Ganesan has published more than 200 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and over 30 chapters in books; he has also delivered more than 600 invited lectures and presentations in the field of sexual medicine around the world and is a thought leader and consultant to several international drug companies. He has successfully organized and conducted numerous teaching CME lectures, seminars, workshops worldwide and major congresses in his niche area, both locally and internationally.