Yaw Chyn Lim

Lim Yaw Chyn

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Pathology
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiology
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD (Biomedical Sciences), University of Bradford, United Kingdom
  • MSc (Biomedical Sciences), University of Bradford, United Kingdom
  • Dip in Medical Laboratory Technology, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Research Interest(s)
  • Tumour Microenvironment
  • Immunomodulation
  • Cellular Infiltrate
  • Tumour-Primed Macrophages
  • In vitro Model
Recent Publications
  • 1. Lu GD, Ang YH, Zhou J, Tamilarasi J, Yan B, Lim YC, Srivastava S, Salto-Tellez M, Hui KM, Shen HM, Nguyen LN, Tan BC, Silver DL, Hooi SC. 2015 Mar. CCAAT/enhancer binding protein α predicts poorer prognosis and prevents energy starvation-induced cell death in hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatology. 61(3):965-78. doi: 10.1002/hep.27593. 25363290.
  • 2. Fhu CW, Graham AM, Yap CT, Al-Salam S, Castella A, Chong SM, Lim YC. 2014 Nov. Reed Sternberg cell-derived lymphotoxin-α activates endothelial cells to enhance T-cell recruitment in classical Hodgkin lymphoma. Blood. 124(19):2973-82. doi: 10.1182/blood-2014-05-576140. 25139349.
  • 3. Datta A, Loo SY, Huang B, Wong L, Tan SS, Tan TZ, Lee SC, Thiery JP, Lim YC, Yong WP, Lam Y, Kumar AP, Yap CT. 2014 Aug. SPHK1 regulates proliferation and survival responses in triple-negative breast cancer. Oncotarget. 5(15):5920-33. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.1874. 25153718.
  • 4. Pelekanos RA, Ting MJ, Sardesai VS, Ryan JM, Lim YC, Chan JK, Fisk NM. 2014 May. Intracellular trafficking and endocytosis of CXCR4 in fetal mesenchymal stem/stromal cells. BMC Cell Biol. 15:15. doi: 10.1186/1471-2121-15-15. 24885150.
  • 5. Tan J, Li Z, Lee PL, Guan P, Aau MY, Lee ST, Feng M, Lim CZ, Lee EY, Wee ZN, Lim YC, Karuturi RK, Yu Q. 2013 Oct. PDK1 signaling towards PLK1-MYC activation confers oncogenic transformation, tumor-initiating cell activation, and resistance to mTOR-targeted therapy. Cancer Discov. 3(10):1156-71. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-12-0595. 23887393.