Lynette Shek

Shek Lynette

Appointment(s)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Health System
  • Deputy Group Chief Medical Informatics Officer, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Visiting Consultant, Paediatric Rheumatology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS (Honours), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom
  • FRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • In Vitro and In Vivo Effects of Probiotics on Allergy
  • Food Allergy
  • Allergen Identification
Recent Publications
  • 1. Soe NN, Wen DJ, Poh JS, Chong YS, Broekman BF, Chen H, Shek LP, Tan KH, Gluckman PD, Fortier MV et al. 2018 Feb. Perinatal maternal depressive symptoms alter amygdala functional connectivity in girls. Human Brain Mapping. 39(2):680-690. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23873.
  • 2. Van Lee L, Cai S, Loy SL, Tham EKH, Yap FKP, Godfrey KM, Gluckman PD, Shek LPC, Teoh OH, Goh DYT et al. 2018 Jan. Relation of plasma tryptophan concentrations during pregnancy to maternal sleep and mental well-being: The GUSTO cohort. Journal of Affective Disorders. 225:523-529. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.08.069.
  • 3. Padmapriya N, Bernard JY, Liang S, Loy SL, Cai S, Zhe IS, Kwek K, Godfrey KM, Gluckman PD, Saw SM et al. 2017 Oct. Associations of physical activity and sedentary behavior during pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus among Asian women in Singapore. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17:364. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1537-8.
  • 4. Bernard JY, Padmapriya N, Chen B, Cai S, Tan KH, Yap F, Shek L, Chong Y-S, Gluckman PD, Godfrey KM et al. 2017 Sep. Predictors of screen viewing time in young Singaporean children: the GUSTO cohort. International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity. 14:112. doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0562-3.
  • 5. Aris IM, Chen L-W, Tint MT, Pang WW, Soh SE, Saw S-M, Shek LP-C, Tan K-H, Gluckman PD, Chong Y-S et al. 2017 Aug. Body mass index trajectories in the first two years and subsequent childhood cardio-metabolic outcomes: a prospective multi-ethnic Asian cohort study. Scientific Reports. 7:8424. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09046-y.