Chew Kiat Heng

Heng Chew Kiat

Appointment(s)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Research Director, Department of Paediatrics, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Deputy Chairman, Graduate Programme Committee, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BSc (Honours), National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Cohort Studies
  • Genome-wide Association Studies
  • Functional Characterisation of Genetic Variants
Recent Publications
  • 1. Sun ZJ, Ng KH, Liao P, Zhang Y, Ng JL, Liu ID, Tan PH, Chong SS, Chan YH, Liu J, Davila S, Heng CK, Jordan SC, Soong TW, Yap HK. 2015 Dec. Genetic Interactions Between TRPC6 and NPHS1 Variants Affect Posttransplant Risk of Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis. Am J Transplant. 15(12):3229-38. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13378. 26147534.
  • 2. Kato N, Loh M, Takeuchi F, Verweij N, Wang X, Zhang W, Kelly TN, Saleheen D, Lehne B, Mateo Leach I, Drong AW, Abbott J, Wahl S, Tan ST, Scott WR, Campanella G, Chadeau-Hyam M, Afzal U, Ahluwalia TS, Bonder MJ, Chen P, Dehghan A, Edwards TL, Esko T, Go MJ, Harris SE, Hartiala J, Kasela S, Kasturiratne A, Khor CC, Kleber ME, Li H, Mok ZY, Nakatochi M, Sapari NS, Saxena R, Stewart AF, Stolk L, Tabara Y, Teh AL, Wu Y, Wu JY, Zhang Y, Aits I, Da Silva Couto Alves A, Das S, Dorajoo R, Hopewell JC, Kim YK, Koivula RW, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, Nguyen QN, Pereira MA, Postmus I, Raitakari OT, Bryan MS, Scott RA, Sorice R, Tragante V, Traglia M, White J, Yamamoto K, Zhang Y, Adair LS, Ahmed A, Akiyama K, Asif R, Aung T, Barroso I, Bjonnes A, Braun TR, Cai H, Chang LC, Chen CH, Cheng CY, Chong YS, Collins R, Courtney R, Davies G, Delgado G, Do LD, Doevendans PA, Gansevoort RT, Gao YT, Grammer TB, Grarup N, Grewal J, Gu D, Wander GS, Hartikainen AL, Hazen SL, He J, Heng CK, Hixson JE, Hofman A, Hsu C, Huang W, Husemoen LL, Hwang JY, Ichihara S, Igase M, Isono M, Justesen JM, Katsuya T, Kibriya MG, Kim YJ, Kishimoto M, Koh WP, Kohara K, Kumari M, Kwek K, Lee NR, Lee J, Liao J, Lieb W, Liewald DC, Matsubara T, Matsushita Y, Meitinger T, Mihailov E, Milani L, Mills R, Mononen N, Müller-Nurasyid M, Nabika T, Nakashima E, Ng HK, Nikus K, Nutile T, Ohkubo T, Ohnaka K, Parish S, Paternoster L, Peng H, Peters A, Pham ST, Pinidiyapathirage MJ, Rahman M, Rakugi H, Rolandsson O, Rozario MA, Ruggiero D, Sala CF, Sarju R, Shimokawa K, Snieder H, Sparsø T, Spiering W, Starr JM, Stott DJ, Stram DO, Sugiyama T, Szymczak S, Tang WH, Tong L, Trompet S, Turjanmaa V, Ueshima H, Uitterlinden AG, Umemura S, Vaarasmaki M, van Dam RM, van Gilst WH, van Veldhuisen DJ, Viikari JS, Waldenberger M, Wang Y, Wang A, Wilson R, Wong TY, Xiang YB, Yamaguchi S, Ye X, Young RD, Young TL, Yuan JM, Zhou X, Asselbergs FW, Ciullo M, Clarke R, Deloukas P, Franke A, Franks PW, Franks S, Friedlander Y, Gross MD, Guo Z, Hansen T, Jarvelin MR, Jørgensen T, Jukema JW, Kähönen M, Kajio H, Kivimaki M, Lee JY, Lehtimäki T, Linneberg A, Miki T, Pedersen O, Samani NJ, Sørensen TI, Takayanagi R, Toniolo D; BIOS-consortium; CARDIo GRAMplusCD; LifeLines Cohort Study; InterAct Consortium, Ahsan H, Allayee H, Chen YT, Danesh J, Deary IJ, Franco OH, Franke L, Heijman BT, Holbrook JD, Isaacs A, Kim BJ, Lin X, Liu J, März W, Metspalu A, Mohlke KL, Sanghera DK, Shu XO, van Meurs JB, Vithana E, Wickremasinghe AR, Wijmenga C, Wolffenbuttel BH, Yokota M, Zheng W, Zhu D, Vineis P, Kyrtopoulos SA, Kleinjans JC, McCarthy MI, Soong R, Gieger C, Scott J, Teo YY, He J, Elliott P, Tai ES, van der Harst P, Kooner JS, Chambers JC. 2015 Nov. Trans-ancestry genome-wide association study identifies 12 genetic loci influencing blood pressure and implicates a role for DNA methylation. Nat Genet. 47(11):1282-93. doi: 10.1038/ng.3405. 26390057.
  • 3. Dorajoo R, Sun Y, Han Y, Ke T, Burger A, Chang X, Low HQ, Guan W, Lemaitre RN, Khor CC, Yuan JM, Koh WP, Ong CN, Tai ES, Liu J, van Dam RM, Heng CK, Friedlander Y. 2015 Nov. A genome-wide association study of n-3 and n-6 plasma fatty acids in a Singaporean Chinese population. Genes Nutr. 10(6):53. doi: 10.1007/s12263-015-0502-2. 26584805.
  • 4. He X, Leow KY, Yang H, Heng CK. 2015 Jul. Functional characterization of two single nucleotide polymorphisms of acyl-coenzyme A:cholesterol acyltransferase 2. Gene. 566(2):236-41. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2015.04.061. 25917363.
  • 5. Han Y, Dorajoo R, Ke T, Ayala B, Chang X, Khor CC, van Dam RM, Yuan JM, Koh WP, Liu J, Goh DY, Friedlander Y, Heng CK. 2015 May. Interaction effects between Paraoxonase 1 variants and cigarette smoking on risk of coronary heart disease in a Singaporean Chinese population. Atherosclerosis. 240(1):40-5. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.01.042. 25746376.