Wei Yi Ong

Ong Wei Yi

  • Professor, Department of Anatomy
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Assistant Head, Department of Anatomy, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Coordinator, Postgraduate Neuroscience Module (MDG5205), National University Health System
  • Senior Management Committee, Ageing/Neurobiology Research Programme, NUS Life Sciences Institute
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BDS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Neuroscience
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Nanomedicine
  • Electron Microscopy
Recent Publications
  • 1. Shin EJ, Jeong JH, Chung CK, Kim DJ, Wie MB, Park ES, Chung YH, Nam Y, Tran TV, Lee SY, Kim HJ, Ong WY, Kim HC. 2015 Jul. Ceruloplasmin is an endogenous protectant against kainate neurotoxicity. Free Radic Biol Med. 84:355-72. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2015.03.031. 25843655.
  • 2. Goh VJ, Tan JS, Tan BC, Seow C, Ong WY, Lim YC, Sun L, Ghosh S, Silver DL. 2015 Oct. Postnatal Deletion of Fat storage-inducing Transmembrane Protein 2 (FIT2/FITMs) Causes Lethal Enteropathy. J Biol Chem. 290(42):25686-99. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.676700. 26304121.
  • 3. Ong WY, Farooqui T, Koh HL, Farooqui AA, Ling EA. 2015 Jul. Protective effects of ginseng on neurological disorders. Front Aging Neurosci. 7:129. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2015.00129. 26236231.
  • 4. Chia WJ, Tan FC, Ong WY, Dawe GS. 2015 Aug. Expression and localisation of brain-type organic cation transporter (BOCT/24p3R/LCN2R) in the normal rat hippocampus and after kainate-induced excitotoxicity. Neurochem Int. 87:43-59. doi: 10.1016/j.neuint.2015.04.009. 26004810.
  • 5. Ong WY, Herr DR, Farooqui T, Ling EA, Farooqui AA. 2015. Role of sphingomyelinases in neurological disorders. Expert Opin Ther Targets. 19(12):1725-42. doi: 10.1517/14728222.2015.1071794. 26243307.