Chay Hoon Tan

Tan Chay Hoon

Appointment(s)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Pharmacology, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Associate, Centre for Medical Education, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed (Psy), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed (Med Edu), University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Sacopenia
  • Elderly
  • MCI
  • Prevention of Cognitive Impairment
  • Epidemiology of Psychotropic Drug Prescription
  • Urban Mental Health and Adolescent Para-suicide
  • Herbal Medicine
Recent Publications
  • 1. Wang YY, Xiang YT, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Chiu HFK, Yim LCL, Si TM, Chee KY, Avasthi A, Grover S et al. 2017 Nov. A comparison of clinical characteristics of older adults treated with antidepressants in general and psychiatric hospitals in Asia. Psychogeriatrics 17(6):348-355. doi:10.1111/psyg.12243.
  • 2. Rajaratnam K, Xiang Y-T, Tripathi A, Chiu HFK, Si T-M, Chee K-Y, Avasthi A, Grover S, Chong M-Y, Kuga H et al. 2017 Apr. Clinical Use of Mood Stabilizers With Antidepressants in Asia: Report From the Research on Asian Psychotropic Prescription Patterns for Antidepressants (REAP-AD) Projects in 2004 and 2013. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 37(2):255-259. doi: 10.1097/JCP.0000000000000670.
  • 3. Ghaeminia M, Rajkumar R, Koh HL, Dawe GS, Tan CH. 2016 Dec. Ginsenoside Rg1 modulates medial prefrontal cortical firing and suppresses the hippocampo-medial prefrontal cortical long-term potentiation. Journal of Ginseng Research. doi: 10.1016/j.jgr.2017.03.010.
  • 4. Rajaratnam K, Xiang Y-T, Tripathi A, Chiu HFK, Si T-M, Chee K-Y, Avasthi A, Grover S, Chong M-Y, Kuga H et al. 2016 Dec. Factors Associated With Antidepressant Dosing in Asia Findings From the Research on Asian Psychotropic Prescription Study. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 36(6):716-719. doi: 10.1097/JCP.0000000000000591.
  • 5. Wang F, Xiang YT, Ungvari GS, Ng CH, Chiu HFK, Zheng W, Tan CH, Shinfuku N. 2016 Jun. Prevalence of overweight in schizophrenia patients in Asia: findings of the research on Asian psychotropic prescription patterns (REAP) study. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 54(6):450-5. doi: 10.5414/CP202526.