Siong Chuan, Samuel Chong

Chong Siong Chuan, Samuel

  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Scientific Advisor, Molecular Diagnosis Centre and Clinical Cytogenetics Service
  • Director, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Centre, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • BSc (Honours), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MSc, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Research Interest(s)
  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
  • Thalassemia
  • Mental Retardation
  • Movement Disorders
Recent Publications
  • 1. Sun ZJ, Ng KH, Liao P, Zhang Y, Ng JL, Liu ID, Tan PH, Chong SS, Chan YH, Liu J, Davila S, Heng CK, Jordan SC, Soong TW, Yap HK. 2015 Dec. Genetic Interactions Between TRPC6 and NPHS1 Variants Affect Posttransplant Risk of Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis. Am J Transplant. 15(12):3229-38. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13378. 26147534.
  • 2. Chen M, Tan AS, Cheah FS, Saw EE, Chong SS. 2015 Dec. Identification of novel microsatellite markers <1 Mb from the HBB gene and development of a single-tube pentadecaplex PCR panel of highly polymorphic markers for preimplantation genetic diagnosis of beta-thalassemia. Electrophoresis. 36(23):2914-24. doi: 10.1002/elps.201500146. 26331357.
  • 3. Chandrasekara CH, Wijesundera WS, Perera HN, Chong SS, Rajan-Babu IS. 2015 Dec. Cascade Screening for Fragile X Syndrome/CGG Repeat Expansions in Children Attending Special Education in Sri Lanka. PLoS One. 10(12):e0145537. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145537. 26694146.
  • 4. Bu L, Chen Q, Wang H, Zhang T, Hetmanski JB, Schwender H, Parker M, Chou YH, Yeow V, Chong SS, Zhang B, Jabs EW, Scott AF, Beaty TH. 2015 Oct. Novel evidence of association with nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate was shown for single nucleotide polymorphisms in FOXF2 gene in an Asian population. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 103(10):857-62. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23413. 26278207.
  • 5. Chen M, Loh SF, Yu SL, Nair S, Tan HH, Nadarajah S, Wong PC, Ng SC, Prasath EB, Tan AS, Cheah FS, Saw EE, Chong SS. 2015 Sep. Rapid and reliable preimplantation genetic diagnosis of common hemoglobin Bart's hydrops fetalis syndrome and hemoglobin H disease determinants using an enhanced single-tube decaplex polymerase chain reaction assay. Am J Hematol. 90(9):E194-6. doi: 10.1002/ajh.24077. 26043722.