Yap Seng Chong

Chong Yap Seng

  • Lien Ying Chow Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University Hospital
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Dean, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, A*STAR
  • Founding Director, A*STAR-NUS Singapore Centre for Nutritional Sciences, Metabolic Disease, and Human Development
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MRCOG, Mmed (O&G), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MD, FAMS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • DoHaD
  • Fetal Programming
  • Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Ageing
Recent Publications
  • 1. Fogel, A., Fries, L. R., McCrickerd, K., Goh, A. T., Quah, P. L., Chan, M. J., . . . Forde, C. G. (2018). Oral processing behaviours that promote children's energy intake are associated with parent-reported appetitive traits: Results from the GUSTO cohort. Appetite, 126, 8-15. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2018.03.011.
  • 2. Soh, S. E., Goh, A., Teoh, O. H., Godfrey, K. M., Gluckman, P. D., Shek, L. P. C., & Chong, Y. S. (2018). Pregnancy trimester-specific exposure to ambient air pollution and child respiratory health outcomes in the first 2 years of life: Effect modification by maternal pre-pregnancy BMI. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(5). doi:10.3390/ijerph15050996.
  • 3. Goh, D. A., Gan, D., Kung, J., Baron-Cohen, S., Allison, C., Chen, H., . . . Magiati, I. (2018). Child, Maternal and Demographic Factors Influencing Caregiver-Reported Autistic Trait Symptomatology in Toddlers. JOURNAL OF AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS, 48(4), 1325-1337. doi:10.1007/s10803-018-3471-7.
  • 4. Chi, C., Loy, S. L., Chan, S. -Y., Choong, C., Cai, S., Soh, S. E., . . . Chong, Y. -S. (2018). Impact of adopting the 2013 World Health Organization criteria for diagnosis of gestational diabetes in a multi-ethnic Asian cohort: a prospective study. BMC PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, 18, 11 pages. doi:10.1186/s12884-018-1707-3.
  • 5. Tint, M. T., Chong, M. F., Aris, I. M., Godfrey, K. M., Quah, P. L., Kapur, J., . . . Lee, Y. S. (2018). Association between maternal mid-gestation vitamin D status and neonatal abdominal adiposity. International Journal of Obesity, 1-10. doi:10.1038/s41366-018-0032-2.