Wai-Shiu, Fred Wong

Wong Wai-Shiu, Fred

  • Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Pharmacology, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, The Ohio State University, USA
  • BPharm (cum laude), The St. John’s University, USA
Research Interest(s)
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Lung Fibrosis
  • Inflammation
  • Natural Products
  • Oligonucleotide Drugs
Recent Publications
  • 1. Peh HY, Tan WS, Liao W, Wong WS. 2016 Jun. Vitamin E therapy beyond cancer: Tocopherol versus tocotrienol. Pharmacol Ther. 162:152-69. doi: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2015.12.003. 26706242.
  • 2. Chan TK, Loh XY, Peh HY, Tan WNF, Tan WSD, Li N, Tay IJ, Wong WSF, Engelward BP. 2016. House dust mite-induced asthma causes oxidative damage and DNA double-strand breaks in the lungs. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 138:84-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2016.02.017. 27157131.
  • 3. Ravindra KC, Ho WE, Cheng C, Godoy LC, Wishnok JS, Ong CN, Wong WS, Wogan GN, Tannenbaum SR. 2015 Oct. Untargeted Proteomics and Systems-Based Mechanistic Investigation of Artesunate in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells. Chem Res Toxicol. 28(10):1903-13. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.5b00105. 26340163.
  • 4. Venugopal S, Chen M, Liao W, Er SY, Wong WS, Ge R. 2015 Jul. Isthmin is a novel vascular permeability inducer that functions through cell-surface GRP78-mediated Src activation. Cardiovasc Res. 107(1):131-42. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvv142. 25952901.
  • 5. Peh HY, Ho WE, Cheng C, Chan TK, Seow AC, Lim AY, Fong CW, Seng KY, Ong CN, Wong WS. 2015 Jul. Vitamin E Isoform γ-Tocotrienol Downregulates House Dust Mite-Induced Asthma. J Immunol. 195(2):437-44. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1500362. 26041537.