Professor Dr Goh Khean Jin is leading authority in the field of neurosciences, and is affiliated with numerous professional bodies including being the Chairman of the Clinical Neurophysiology Section, Malaysian Society of Neurosciences. He started his medical career as Graduate Medical Officer at the Medical Unit 1, Singapore General Hospital in 1988. His areas of expertise include clinical neurology, internal medicine, clinical neurophysiology (electromyography, electroencephalography, evoked potential studies, clinical electrophysiology ), neuromuscular disorders (neuropathy, myopathy, neuromuscular junction disease) and botox therapy. He has contributed to various books and medical journals both national and international publications. His awards include : 7th Royal College of Physicians, London and Academy of Medicine of Malaysia Award for Research in Malaysia, Royal College of Physicians, London and Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, 2001, (National); Anugerah Khidmat Prestasi Cermerlang, Universiti Malaya, 1999; Certificate of Merit for the Discovery of Nipah Virus, Universiti Malaya, 1999, (University); Mahathir Science Award , Academy of Science, Malaysia, 2006, (International); and the Most Cited Paper Award for his work on "Fatal encephalitis due to a new paramyxovirus among pig-farmers in Malaysia," as well as the Merdeka Award in Health Science and Technology, The Merdeka Award Trust, 2008. In terms of contribution to society, he has also served as a medical advisor to the National Stroke Association of Malaysia.