Chew Kiat Heng

Heng Chew Kiat

  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Research Director, Department of Paediatrics, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Deputy Chairman, Graduate Programme Committee, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BSc (Honours), National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Cohort Studies
  • Genome-wide Association Studies
  • Functional Characterisation of Genetic Variants
Recent Publications
  • 1. Chang, X., Dorajoo, R., Sun, Y., Han, Y., Wang, L., Khor, C. C., . . . Heng, C. K. (2018). Gene-diet interaction effects on BMI levels in the Singapore Chinese population. Nutrition Journal, 17(1). doi:10.1186/s12937-018-0340-3
  • 2. Sung, Y. J., Winkler, T. W., de las Fuentes, L., Bentley, A. R., Brown, M. R., Kraja, A. T., . . . Chasman, D. I. (2018). A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, 102(3), 375-400. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.01.015
  • 3. Han, Y., Dorajoo, R., Chang, X., Wang, L., Khor, C. -C., Sim, X., . . . Heng, C. -K. (2017). Genome-wide association study identifies a missense variant at APOA5 for coronary artery disease in Multi-Ethnic Cohorts from Southeast Asia. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7, 11 pages. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18214-z
  • 4. Wheeler, E., Leong, A., Liu, C. -T., Hivert, M. -F., Strawbridge, R. J., Podmore, C., . . . Meigs, J. B. (2017). Impact of common genetic determinants of Hemoglobin A1c on type 2 diabetes risk and diagnosis in ancestrally diverse populations: A transethnic genome-wide meta-analysis. PLOS MEDICINE, 14(9), 30 pages. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002383
  • 5. Spracklen, C. N., Chen, P., Kim, Y. J., Wang, X., Cai, H., Li, S., . . . Sim, X. (2017). Association analyses of East Asian individuals and trans-ancestry analyses with European individuals reveal new loci associated with cholesterol and triglyceride levels. HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS, 26(9), 1770-1784. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddx062