Tuck Wah Soong

Soong Tuck Wah

  • Professor, Department of Physiology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Physiology
  • Overall Coordinator, Singapore Graduate Programme in Neuroscience, NUS Graduate Studies for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Distinguished Visiting Scientist, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BSc, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Calcium Channels
  • Learning and Memory
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Alternative Splicing and RNA Editing
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 Glomerulosclerosi. Am J Transplant. 15(12):3229-38. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13378. 26147534.
  • 2. Kim YS, Kim YB, Kim WB, Yoon BE, Shen FY, Lee SW, Soong TW, Han HC, Colwell CS, Lee CJ, Kim YI. 2015 Oct. Histamine resets the circadian clock in the suprachiasmatic nucleus through the H1R-CaV 1.3-RyR pathway in the mouse. Eur J Neurosci. 42(7):2467-77. doi: 10.1111/ejn.13030. 26215659.
  • 3. Liao P, Yu D, Hu Z, Liang MC, Wang JJ, Yu CY, Ng G, Yong TF, Soon JL, Chua YL, Soong TW. 2015 Apr. Alternative splicing generates a novel truncated Cav1.2 channel in neonatal rat heart. J Biol Chem. 290(14):9262-72. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.594911. 25694430.
  • 4. Woon PS, Sum MY, Kuswanto CN, Yang GL, Sitoh YY, Soong TW, Lee TS, Nowinski WL, Sim K. 2014 Nov. CACNA1C genomewide supported psychosis genetic variation affects cortical brain white matter integrity in Chinese patients with schizophrenia. J Clin Psychiatry. 75(11):e1284-90. doi: 10.4088/JCP.13m08777. 25470093.
  • 5. Huang H, Ng CY, Yu D, Zhai J, Lam Y, Soong TW. 2014 Jul. Modest CaV1.342-selective inhibition by compound 8 is β-subunit dependent. Nat Commun. 5:4481. doi: 10.1038/ncomms5481. 25057870.