Siew Chuan, Evelyn Koay

Koay Siew Chuan, Evelyn

  • Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Clinical and Scientific Advisor, Molecular Diagnosis Centre, Department of Laboratory Medicine, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Hawaii, USA
  • BSc (Honours), University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • MRCPath, Royal College of Pathologists, United Kingdom
  • FRCPath, Royal College of Pathologists, United Kingdom
  • MSc, University College London, United Kingdom
  • FAACB, Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists, Australasia
  • MAACB, Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists, Australasia
Research Interest(s)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chemoresistance
  • Circulating Tumour Cells and Liquid Biopsies
  • Molecular Diagnostics 
Recent Publications
  • 1. Tan KML, Tay SP, Chua HW, Bin Masroni MS, Tucker S, Koay ESC, Leong SM. 2017 Dec. Improved discrimination of patients with breast cancer from healthy controls using paper-based microRNA expression profiling of plasma, following precipitation. Clin Chem. 63(12):1899-1901. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2017.276360.
  • 2. Venkatesan S, Myles PR, Leonardi-Bee J, Muthuri SG, Al Masri M, Andrews N, Bantar C, Dubnov-Raz G, Gerardin P, Koay ESC et al. 2017 May. Impact of Outpatient Neuraminidase Inhibitor Treatment in Patients Infected With Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 at High Risk of Hospitalization: An Individual Participant Data Metaanalysis. Clin Infect Dis. 64(10):1328-1334. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix127.
  • 3. Lee CK, Chiu LL, Loh TP, Koay ESC. 2017 Apr. Missed detection of an avian influenza A (H7N9) virus by the Luminex xTAG respiratory viral panel FAST version 2. Pathology. 49(3):330-332. doi: 10.1016/j.pathol.2016.11.014.
  • 4. Leong SM, Tan KML, Chua HW, Huang MC, Cheong WC, Li MH, Tucker S, Koay ESC. 2017 Mar. Paper-based MicroRNA expression profiling from plasma and circulating tumor cells. Clin Chem. 63(3):731-741. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2016.264432.
  • 5. Lee CK, Chua CW, Chiu L, Koay ESC. 2017 Jan. Clinical use of targeted high-throughput whole-genome sequencing for a dengue virus variant. Clin Chem Lab Med. 55(9):e209-e212. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2016-0660.