Yi Ann, Louis Chai

Chai Yi Ann, Louis

Appointment(s)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Principal Investigator, Opportunistic Infections Group 
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • PhD, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Immunocompromised Hosts
  • Fungal Infections
  • Immunology
  • Host Pathogen Interaction
Recent Publications
  • 1. Ravikumar S, Win MS, Chai LY. 2015 Nov. Optimizing Outcomes in Immunocompromised Hosts: Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Invasive Fungal Diseases. Front Microbiol. 6:1322. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01322. 26635780.
  • 2. Zhao YJ, Khoo AL, Tan G, Teng M, Tee C, Tan BH, Ong B, Lim BP, Chai LY. 2015 Nov. Network Meta-analysis and Pharmacoeconomic Evaluation of Fluconazole, Itraconazole, Posaconazole, and Voriconazole in Invasive Fungal Infection Prophylaxis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 60(1):376-86. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01985-15. 26525782.
  • 3. Lim JH, Ravikumar S, Wang YM, Thamboo TP, Ong L, Chen J, Goh JG, Tay SH, Chengchen L, Win MS, Leong W, Lau T, Foo R, Mirza H, Tan KS, Sethi S, Khoo AL, Chng WJ, Osato M, Netea MG, Wang Y, Chai LY. 2015 Aug. Bimodal Influence of Vitamin D in Host Response to Systemic Candida Infection-Vitamin D Dose Matters. J Infect Dis. 212(4):635-44. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv033. 25612733.
  • 4. Tan HL, Chai LY, Yeo TC, Chia BL, Tambyah PA, Poh KK. 2015 Jul. Predictors of In-hospital Adverse Events in Patients with Prosthetic Valve Infective Endocarditis. Heart Lung Circ. 24(7):705-9. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2015.01.013. 25743477.
  • 5. Foo RM, Tung ML, Poon LM, Chan D, Smitasin N, Koh LP, Chng WJ, Chai LY. 2015 Jun. Necrotizing Fasciitis in Hematological Patients: Enterobacteriaceae Predominance and Limited Utility of Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis Score. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2(2):ofv081. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv081. 26180830.