Wei Yi Ong

Ong Wei Yi

  • Professor, Department of Anatomy
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Assistant Head, Department of Anatomy, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Director, Electron Microscopy Unit, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Coordinator, Postgraduate Neuroscience Module (MDG5205), National University Health System
  • Senior Management Committee, Ageing/Neurobiology Research Programme, NUS Life Sciences Institute
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BDS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Neuroscience
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Nanomedicine
  • Electron Microscopy
Recent Publications
  • 1. Liu C, Zhang CW, Zhou Y, Wong WQ, Lee LC, Ong WY, Yoon SO, Hong W, Fu XY, Soong TW et al. 2017 Dec. APP upregulation contributes to retinal ganglion cell degeneration via JNK3. Cell Death and Differentiation. 1-16. doi: 10.1038/s41418-017-0005-3.
  • 2. Ho CFY, Bon CPE, Ng YK, Herr DR, Wu JS, Lin TN, Ong WY. 2017 Dec. Expression of DHA-Metabolizing Enzyme Alox15 is Regulated by Selective Histone Acetylation in Neuroblastoma Cells. Neurochemical Research. 1-16. doi: 10.1007/s11064-017-2448-9.
  • 3. Goh WJ, Zou S, Ong WY, Torta F, Alexandra AF, Schiffelers RM, Storm G, Wang JW, Czarny B, Pastorin G. 2017 Oct. Bioinspired Cell-Derived Nanovesicles versus Exosomes as Drug Delivery Systems: a Cost-Effective Alternative. Scientific Reports. 7:14322. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-14725-x.
  • 4. Tan LHR, Tan AJR, Ng YY, Chua JJE, Chew WS, Muralidharan S, Torta F, Dutta B, Sze SK, Herr DR et al. 2017 Oct. Enriched Expression of Neutral Sphingomyelinase 2 in the Striatum is Essential for Regulation of Lipid Raft Content and Motor Coordination. Molecular Neurobiology. 1-16. doi: 10.1007/s12035-017-0784-z.
  • 5. Wu JS, Kao MH, Tsai HD, Cheung WM, Chen JJ, Ong WY, Sun GY, Lin TN. 2017 Sep. Clinacanthus nutans Mitigates Neuronal Apoptosis and Ischemic Brain Damage Through Augmenting the C/EBPβ-Driven PPAR-γ Transcription. Molecular Neurobiology. 1-14. doi: 10.1007/s12035-017-0776-z.