George Yip

Yip George

  • Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Assistant Dean, Research (Grants), NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Head (Grants Management), Research Office, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University College London, United Kingdom
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Breast and Other Cancer Types
  • Biomarkers
  • Prognostic Factors
  • Therapeutic Targets
  • Glycosaminoglycans and Proteoglycans
Recent Publications
  • 1. Guo T, Yu Y, Yip GW, Baeg GH, Thike AA, Lim TK, Tan PH, Matsumoto K, Bay BH. 2015 Mar. Y-Box binding protein 1 is correlated with lymph node metastasis in intestinal-type gastric cancer. Histopathology. 66(4):491-9. doi: 10.1111/his.12570. 25270600.
  • 2. Poh ZW, Gan CH, Lee EJ, Guo S, Yip GW, Lam Y. 2015 Sep. Divergent Synthesis of Chondroitin Sulfate Disaccharides and Identification of Sulfate Motifs that Inhibit Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Sci Rep. 5:14355. doi: 10.1038/srep14355. 26400608.
  • 3. Scully OJ, Yu Y, Salim A, Thike AA, Yip GW, Baeg GH, Tan PH, Matsumoto K, Bay BH. 2015 Jul. Complement component 1, q subcomponent binding protein is a marker for proliferation in breast cancer. Experimental biology and medicine. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 240(7):846-53. doi: 10.1177/1535370214565075. 25573962.
  • 4. Vijaya Kumar A, Salem Gassar E, Spillmann D, Stock C, Sen YP, Zhang T, Van Kuppevelt TH, Hülsewig C, Koszlowski EO, Pavao MS, Ibrahim SA, Poeter M, Rescher U, Kiesel L, Koduru S, Yip GW, Götte M. 2014 Dec. HS3ST2 modulates breast cancer cell invasiveness via MAP kinease- and Tcf4 (Tcf712)-dependent regulation of protease and cadherin expression. Int J Cancer. 135(11):2579-92. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28921. 24752740.
  • 5. 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 metastatic potential of human breast cancers. J Clin Invest. 124(9):3807-24. doi: 10.1172/JCI73451. 25083991.