Lingjun Li

Li Lingjun

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Joint Clinician Scientist, Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre
Academic Qualifications
  • 2016-2017 Harvard Pilgrim Care Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, US, Research Fellow
  • 2009-2013 Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Ph.D
  • 2006-2009 Department of Microbiology, Peking University Health Science Centre, Beijing, China, M.Med
  • 2002-2006 Guangzhou No. 8 People‚Äôs Hospital, Guangzhou, China, Resident/Registrar
  • 1997-2002 Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China, MBBS
Research Interest(s)
  • Pre-, peri-, and post-natal risk factors for important maternal and child health outcomes
  • Pregnancy outcomes and early life diseases
  • Early dietary and behavioural interventions
  • Pathogenesis of different phenotypes in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and their phenoytpe-specific conversion to postpartum abnormal glucose metabolism, on both molecular and clinical platforms
  • Evidence-based intervention studies
Recent Publications
  • 1. Li LJ*, Tan KH, Aris IM, Man REK, Gan ATL, Chong YS, Saw SM, Gluckman P, Wong TY, Lamoureux E. 2017 Oct. Retinal vasculature and 5-year metabolic syndrome among women with gestational diabetes mellitus. Metabolism. 83:216-224. doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2017.10.004.
  • 2. Li LJ, Rifas-Shiman SL, Aris IM, Young JG, Mantzoros C, Hivert MF, Oken E. 2019 Feb. Leptin trajectories from birth to mid-childhood and cardio-metabolic health in early adolescence. Metabolism. 91: 30-38. doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2018.11.003.
  • 3. Li LJ*, Tan KH, Aris IM, Chong YS, Saw SM, Gluckman P, Wang JJ, Wong TY. 2017 Dec. Gestational retinal microvasculature and the risk of 5 year postpartum abnormal glucose metabolism. Diabetologia. 60(12):2368-2376. doi: 10.1007/s00125-017-4441-x.
  • 4. Li LJ, Rifas-Shiman SL, Aris IM, Young JG, Mantzoros C, Hivert MF, Oken E. 2017 Oct. Associations of maternal and cord blood adipokines with offspring adiposity in Project Viva: is there an interaction with child age? Int J Obes (Lond). 42(4):608-617. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2017.256.
  • 5. Li LJ, Cheung CY, Ikram MK, Gluckman P, Meaney MJ, Chong YS, Kwek K, Wong TY, Saw SM. 2012 July. Maternal blood pressure and retinal microvasculature in pregnancy. Hypertension. 60(1):223-30. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.112.195404.