Kim Peng, Mitchell Lai

Lai Kim Peng, Mitchell

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Coordinator, UROPS, Department of Pharmacology                                                
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Visiting Senior Fellow, Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, Kings College London, United Kingdom
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Sydney, Australia
  • BSc, University of Alberta, Canada
Research Interest(s)
  • Dementia
  • Neurochemistry
  • Neuropathology |Biomarkers
  • Pathogenesis
Recent Publications
  • 1. Datta A, Chai YL, Tan JM, Lee JH, Francis PT, Chen CP, Sze SK, Lai MKP. 2017 Aug. An iTRAQ-based proteomic analysis reveals dysregulation of neocortical synaptopodin in Lewy body dementias. Molecular Brain. 10:36. doi: 10.1186/s13041-017-0316-9.
  • 2. Lee C, Low CYB, Wong SY, Lai MKP, Tan MGK. 2017 Mar. Selective induction of alternatively spliced FynT isoform by TNF facilitates persistent inflammatory responses in astrocytes. Scientific Reports. 7:43651. doi: 10.1038/srep43651.
  • 3. Chai YL, Xing H, Chong JR, Francis PT, Ballard CG, Chen CP, Lai MKP. 2017 Jan. Mitochondrial Translocase of the Outer Membrane Alterations May Underlie Dysfunctional Oxidative Phosphorylation in Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 61(2):793-801. doi: 10.3233/JAD-170613.
  • 4. Zhu Y, Chai YL, Hilal S, Ikram MK, Venketasubramanian N, Wong BS, Chen CP, Lai MKP. 2017 Jan. Serum IL-8 is a marker of white-matter hyperintensities in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring. 7:41-47. doi: 10.1016/j.dadm.2017.01.001.
  • 5. Chong JR, Chai YL, Lee JH, Howlett D, Attems J, Ballard CG, Aarsland D, Francis PT, Chen CP, Lai MKP. 2017 Jan. Increased Transforming Growth Factor beta 2 in the Neocortex of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies is Correlated with Disease Severity and Soluble A beta(42) Load. Journal of Alzheimers Disease. 56(1):157-166. doi: 10.3233/JAD-160781.