Ariff Bongso

Bongso Ariff

Appointment(s)
  • Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Guelph, Canada
  • MSc, University of Guelph, Canada
  • FRCOG, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, United Kingdom
  • DSc, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • DVM, University of Ceylon, Sri Lanka
  • FSLCOG, Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Sri Lanka
  • DSc, University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Research Interest(s)
  • Ex utero and In utero Stem Cell Based Therapies
  • Biology and Application of Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells
  • Biology and Application of Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
  • Cord Blood Banking, Transplantation and Haematopoietic Stem Cell Expansion
  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Ageing
Recent Publications
  • 1. Subramanian A, Fong CY, Biswas A, Bongso A. 2015 Jun. Comparative Characterization of Cells from the Various Compartments of the Human Umbilical Cord Shows that the Wharton’s Jelly Compartment Provides the Best Source of Clinically Utilizable Mesenchymal Stem Cells.PLoS One. 10(6):e0127992. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127992. 26061052.
  • 2. Lin HD, Fong CY, Biswas A, Choolani M, Bongso A. 2014 Aug. Human Wharton's jelly stem cells, its conditioned medium and cell-free lysate inhibit the growth of human lymphoma cells. Stem Cell Rev. 10(4):573-86. doi: 10.1007/s12015-014-9514-3. 24789672.
  • 3. Fong CY, Biswas A, Subramanian A, Srinivasan A, Choolani M, Bongso A. 2014 May. Human keloid cell characterization and inhibition of growth with human Wharton's jelly stem cell extracts. J Cell Biochem. 115(5):826-38. doi: 10.1002/jcb.24724. 24265231.
  • 4. Tam K, Cheyyatraviendran S, Venugopal J, Biswas A, Choolani M, Ramakrishna S, Bongso A, Fong CY. 2014 Apr. A nanoscaffold impregnated with human wharton's jelly stem cells or its secretions improves healing of wounds. J Cell Biochem. 115(4):794-803. doi: 10.1002/jcb.24723. 24265214.
  • 5. Fong CY, Tam K, Cheyyatraivendran S, Gan SU, Gauthaman K, Armugam A, Jeyaseelan K, Choolani M, Biswas A, Bongso A. 2014 Feb. Human Wharton's jelly stem cells and its conditioned medium enhance healing of excisional and diabetic wounds. J Cell Biochem. 115(2):290-302. doi: 10.1002/jcb.24661. 24038311.