Alan Prem Kumar

Kumar Alan Prem

Appointment(s)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Research Assistant Professor, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore
Joint Appointment(s)
  • John Knott Cancer Fellow, Cancer Council Western Australia, Australia
  • Adjunct Principal Research Fellow (Associate Professor), School of Biomedical Sciences, Curtin University, Australia
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas, USA
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of North Texas, USA
  • BSc, University of North Texas, USA
  • MSc, University of North Texas, USA 
Research Interest(s)
  • Breast Cancer Biology
  • Breast Cancer Pharmacology
  • Breast Cancer Biotherapy
Recent Publications
  • 1. Cai W, Chen ZX, Rane G, Singh SS, Choo Z, Tan TZ, Wang C, Yuan Y, Arfuso F, Yap CT, Pongor L, Yang H, Sethi G, Benoukraf T, Tergaonkar V, Kumar AP. Wanted DEAD/H or Alive: Helicases winding up in cancers. JNCI J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 Jan 25;109(6). pii: djw278. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djw278.  PMID: 28122908
  • 2. Loo SY, Hirpara J, Pandey V, Tuan ZT, Yap CT, Lobie PE, Thiery JP, Goh BC, Pervaiz S, Clement MV, Kumar AP. MnSOD Expression Regulates the Switch between an Epithelial to a Mesenchymal-like Phenotype in Mammary Carcinoma. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2016 Aug 20;25(6):283-99. doi: 10.1089/ars.2015.6524. PMID: 27400860 
  • 3. Goh JN, Loo SY, Datta A, Siveen KS, Yap WN, Cai W, Shin EM, Wang C, Kim JE, Chan M, Dharmarajan AM, Lee AS, Lobie PE, Yap CT, Kumar AP. microRNAs in breast cancer: regulatory roles governing the hallmarks of cancer. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2016 May;91(2):409-28.  doi: 10.1111/brv.12176.  PMID: 25631495
  • 4. Shin EM, Hay HS, Lee MH, Goh JN, Tan TZ, Sen YP, Lim SW, Yousef EM, Ong HT, Thike AA, Kong X, Wu Z, Mendoz E, Sun W, Salto-Tellez M, Lim CT, Lobie PE, Lim YP, Yap CT, Zeng Q, Sethi G, Lee MB, Tan P, Goh BC, Miller LD, Thiery JP, Zhu T, Gaboury L, Tan PH, Hui KM, Yip GW, Miyamoto S, Kumar AP, Tergaonkar V. DEAD-box Helicase DP103 Defines the Metastatic Potential of Human Breast Cancers. J Clin Invest. 2014 Sep 2;124(9):3807-24. doi: 10.1172/JCI73451. PMID:25083991
  • 5. Kumar AP, Loo SY, Shin SW, Tuan ZT, Eng CB, Singh R, Putti TC, Ong CW, Salto-Tellez M, Goh BC, Park JI, Thiery JP, Pervaiz S, Clement MV. Targeting MnSOD in Basal Breast Carcinoma using Agonists of PPARγ: a new strategy for enhancing chemosensitivity. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014 May 20;20(15):2326-46. doi: 10.1089/ars.2013.5295. PMID: 23964924