Siew Chuan, Evelyn Koay

Koay Siew Chuan, Evelyn

  • Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Clinical and Scientific Advisor, Molecular Diagnosis Centre, Department of Laboratory Medicine, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Hawaii, USA
  • BSc (Honours), University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • MRCPath, Royal College of Pathologists, United Kingdom
  • FRCPath, Royal College of Pathologists, United Kingdom
  • MSc, University College London, United Kingdom
  • FAACB, Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists, Australasia
  • MAACB, Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists, Australasia
Research Interest(s)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chemoresistance
  • Circulating Tumour Cells and Liquid Biopsies
  • Molecular Diagnostics 
Recent Publications
  • 1. Chen H, Parimelalagan M, Lai YL, Lee KS, Koay ES, Hapuarachchi HC, Ng LC, Ho PS, Chu JJ. 2015 Nov. Development and Evaluation of a SYBR Green-Based Real-Time Multiplex RT-PCR Assay for Simultaneous Detection and Serotyping of Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses. J Mol Diagn. 17(6):722-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2015.06.008. 26455921.
  • 2. Kok Siong Poon, Andrew Anjian Sng, Cindy Weili Ho, Evelyn Siew-Chuan Koay, Kah Yin Loke. 2015 Aug. Genetic Testing Confirmed the Early Diagnosis of X-Linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets in a 7-Month-Old Infant. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 3(3):2324709615598167. doi: 10.1177/2324709615598167. 26904698.
  • 3. Lee HK, Tang JW, Loh TP, Oon LL, Koay ES. 2015 Aug. Predicting clinical severity based on substitutions near epitope A of influenza A/H3N2. Infect Genet Evol. 34:292-7. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2015.06.025. 26118307.
  • 4. Su YC, Bahl J, Joseph U, Butt KM, Peck HA, Koay ES, Oon LL, Barr IG, Vijaykrishna D, Smith GJ. 2015 Aug. Phylodynamics of H1N1/2009 influenza reveals the transition from host adaptation to immune-driven selection. Nat Commun. 6:7952. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8952. 26245473.
  • 5. Oh HB, Muthu V, Daruwalla ZJ, Lee SY, Koay ES, Tambyah PA. 2015 Jul. Bitten by a bug or a bag? Transfusion-transmitted dengue: a rare complication in the bleeding surgical patient. Transfusion. 55(7):1655-61. doi: 10.1111/trf.13054. 25728040.