E Shyong Tai

Tai E Shyong

  • Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Endocrinology,¬†University Medicine Cluster, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Lead, Metabolic Disease Summit Research Programme, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MBChB, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Mobile Health and Behavioural Sciences Related to Health
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Genetics
  • Diabetes
Recent Publications
  • 1. Chan GMF, Riandini T, Ng SHX, Goh SY, Tan CS, Tai ES, Duque G, Ng ACM, Venkataraman K. 2018 Jan. Role of Fat and Bone Biomarkers in the Relationship Between Ethnicity and Bone Mineral Density in Older Men. Calcified Tissue International. 102(1):64-72. doi: 10.1007/s00223-017-0342-8.
  • 2. Yip W, Ong PG, Teo BW, Cheung CYL, Tai ES, Cheng CY, Lamoureux E, Wong TY, Sabanayagam C. 2017 Dec. Retinal vascular imaging markers and incident chronic kidney disease: A prospective cohort study. Scientific Reports. 7:9374. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09204-2.
  • 3. Lu X, Peloso GM, Liu DJ, Wu Y, Zhang H, Zhou W, Li J, Tang CS-M, Dorajoo R, Li H et al. 2017 Dec. Exome chip meta-analysis identifies novel loci and East Asian-specific coding variants that contribute to lipid levels and coronary artery disease. Nature Genetics. 49(12):1722-+(14). doi: 10.1038/ng.3978.
  • 4. Fan Q, Maranville JC, Fritsche L, Sim X, Cheung CMG, Chen LJ, Gorski M, Yamashiro K, Ahn J, Laude A et al. 2017 Dec. HDL-cholesterol levels and risk of age-related macular degeneration: a multiethnic genetic study using Mendelian randomization. International Journal of Epidemiology. 46(6):1891-1902. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx189.
  • 5. Zhao W, Rasheed A, Tikkanen E, Lee JJ, Butterworth AS, Howson JMM, Assimes TL, Chowdhury R, Orho-Melander M, Damrauer S et al. 2017 Oct. Identification of new susceptibility loci for type 2 diabetes and shared etiological pathways with coronary heart disease. Nature Genetics. 49(10):1450-1457. doi: 10.1038/ng.3943.