Kok Onn Lee

Lee Kok Onn

  • Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Endocrinology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • BSc (Hons, First Class), Queens University of Belfast, United Kingdom
  • MBBCh,¬†Queens University of Belfast, United Kingdom
  • MD, Queens University of Belfast, United Kingdom
  • FRCP, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • FRCP, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Ireland
  • FRCP, Royal College of Physicians, London
  • FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australasia
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Gene Therapy
  • Stem Cells
  • AAV Vectors
Recent Publications
  • 1. Wen Q, Lee KO, Sim SZ, Xu XG, Sim MK. 2015 Dec. Des-aspartate-angiotensin I causes specific release of PGE2 and PGI2 in HUVEC via the angiotensin AT1 receptor and biased agonism. Eur J Pharmacol. 768:173-81. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.10.051. 26524410.
  • 2. Li D, Xu X, Zhang Y, Zhu J, Ye L, Lee KO, Ma J. 2015 Nov. Liraglutide treatment causes upregulation of adiponectin and downregulation of resistin in Chinese type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 110(2):224-8. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2015.05.051. 26376464.
  • 3. Chen YY, Wang JP, Jiang YY, Li H, Hu YH, Lee KO, Li GW. 2015 Jun. Fasting Plasma Insulin at 5 Years of Age Predicted Subsequent Weight Increase in Early Childhood over a 5-Year Period-The Da Qing Children Cohort Study. PLoS One. 10(6):e0127389. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127389. 26047327.
  • 4. Jin YP, Su XF, Yin GP, Xu XH, Lou JZ, Chen JJ, Zhou Y, Lan J, Jiang B, Li Z, Lee KO, Ye L, Ma JH. 2015 Apr. Blood glucose fluctuations in hemodialysis patients with end stage diabetic nephropathy. J Diabetes Complications. 29(3):395-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2014.12.015. 25681043.
  • 5. Lim NC, Sundar G, Amrith S, Lee KO. 2015 Apr. Thyroid eye disease: a Southeast Asian experience. Br J Ophthalmol. 99(4):512-8. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2014-305649. 25361748.