Lynette Shek

Shek Lynette

Appointment(s)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Visiting Consultant, Paediatric Rheumatology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS (Honours), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom
  • FRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • In Vitro and In Vivo Effects of Probiotics on Allergy
  • Food Allergy
  • Allergen Identification
Recent Publications
  • 1. Quah PL, Chan YH, Aris IM, Pang WW, Toh JY, Tint MT, Broekman BF, Saw SM, Kwek K, Godfrey KM, Gluckman PD, Chong YS, Meaney MJ, Yap FK, van Dam RM, Lee YS, Chong MF; GUSTO Study Group. 2015 Oct. Prospective associations of appetitive traits at 3 and 12 months of age with body mass index and weight gain in the first 2 years of life. BMC Pediatr. 15:153. doi: 10.1186/s12887-015-0467-8. 26459321.
  • 2. Chong MF, Chia AR, Colega M, Tint MT, Aris IM, Chong YS, Gluckman P, Godfrey KM, Kwek K, Saw SM, Yap F, van Dam RM, Lee YS; GUSTO Study Group. 2015 Jun. Maternal Protein Intake during Pregnancy Is Not Associated with Offspring Birth Weight in a Multiethnic Asian Population. J Nutr. 145(6):1303-10. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.205948. 25948786.
  • 3. Lim WY, Chong M, Calder PC, Kwek K, Chong YS, Gluckman PD, Godfrey KM, Saw SM, Pan A; GUSTO Study Group. 2015 Mar. Relations of plasma polyunsaturated Fatty acids with blood pressures during the 26th and 28th week of gestation in women of Chinese, Malay, and Indian ethnicity. Medicine (Baltimore). 94(9):e571. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000000571. 25738474.
  • 4. Cai S, Pang WW, Low YL, Sim LW, Sam SC, Bruntraeger MB, Wong EQ, Fok D, Broekman BF, Singh L, Richmond J, Agarwal P, Qiu A, Saw SM, Yap F, Godfrey KM, Gluckman PD, Chong YS, Meaney MJ, Kramer MS, Rifkin-Graboi A; GUSTO Study Group. 2015 Feb. Infant feeding effects on early neurocognitive development in Asian children. The Am J Clin Nutr. 101(2):326-36. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.095414. 25646330.
  • 5. Dogra S, Sakwinska O, Soh SE, Ngom-Bru C, Brück WM, Berger B, Brüssow H, Lee YS, Yap F, Chong YS, Godfrey KM, Holbrook JD; GUSTO Study Group. 2015 Feb. Dynamics of infant gut microbiota are influenced by delivery mode and gestational duration and are associated with subsequent adiposity. MBio. 6(1). pii: e02419-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02419-14. 25650398.