Suen Mei, Celestial Yap

Yap Suen Mei, Celestial

  • Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Affiliate Associate Professor, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Physiology Programme Director, Department of Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Physiology Programme Director, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Cancer
  • Medical Education
  • Therapy Resistance
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Invasion
Recent Publications
  • 1. Ler SY, Leung CH, Khin LW, Lu GD, Salto-Tellez M, Hartman M, Iau PT, Yap CT, Hooi SC. 2015 Nov. HDAC1 and HDAC2 independently predict mortality in hepatocellular carcinoma by a competing risk regression model in a Southeast Asian population. Oncol Rep. 34(5):2238-50. doi: 10.3892/or.2015.4263. 26352599
  • 2. Wanpei Cai, Chao Wang, Jen Nee Goh, Ser Yue Loo, Celestial T. Yap, Alan Prem Kumar. 2015 Jun. DEAD-box RNA Helicases: the microRNA managers of breast cancer. RNA & Disease. 2: e846. doi: 10.14800/rd.846.
  • 3. Fhu CW, Graham AM, Yap CT, Al-Salam S, Castella A, Chong SM, Lim YC. 2014 Nov. Reed Sternberg cell-derived lymphotoxin-α activates endothelial cells to enhance T-cell recruitment in classical Hodgkin lymphoma. Blood. 124(19):2973-82. doi: 10.1182/blood-2014-05-576140. 25139349.
  • 4. Shin EM, Hay HS, Lee MH, Goh JN, Tan TZ, Sen YP, Lim SW, Yousef EM, Ong HT, Thike AA, Kong X, Wu Z, Mendoz E, Sun W, Salto-Tellez M, Lim CT, Lobie PE, Lim YP, Yap CT, Zeng Q, Sethi G, Lee MB, Tan P, Goh BC, Miller LD, Thiery JP, Zhu T, Gaboury L, Tan PH, Hui KM, Yip GW, Miyamoto S, Kumar AP, Tergaonkar V. 2014 Sep. DEAD-box helicase DP103 defines the metastatic potential of human breast cancers. J Clin Invest. 124(9):3807-24. doi: 10.1172/JCI73451. 25083991.
  • 5. Datta A, Loo SY, Huang B, Wong L, Tan SS, Tan TZ, Lee SC, Thiery JP, Lim YC, Yong WP, Lam Y, Kumar AP, Yap CT. 2014 Aug. Sphingosine kinase 1 regulates proliferation and survival responses in triple-negative breast cancer. Oncotarget. 5(15):5920-33. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.1874. 25153718.