Mahesh Choolani

Choolani Mahesh

  • Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Research Director, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Honorary Associate Professor, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Honorary Treasurer, College of Clinician Scientist
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of London, United Kingdom
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Singapore
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • FRCOG, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, United Kingdom
  • FRANZCOG, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Research Interest(s)
  • Fetal Medicine and Therapy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Reproductive Stem Cells
Recent Publications
  • 1. Lin DH, Biswas A, Choolani M, Fong CY, Bongso A. 2017 Dec. Induction of Immunogenic Cell Death in Lymphoma Cells by Wharton’s Jelly Mesenchymal Stem Cell Conditioned Medium. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports. 13(6):801-816. doi: 10.1007/s12015-017-9767-8.
  • 2. Moon-Grady AJ, Baschat A, Cass D, Choolani M, Copel JA, Crombleholme TM, Deprest J, Emery SP, Evans MI, Luks FI et al. 2017 Dec. Fetal Treatment 2017: The Evolution of Fetal Therapy Centers - A Joint Opinion from the International Fetal Medicine and Surgical Society (IFMSS) and the North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet). Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. 42(4):241-248. doi: 10.1159/000475929.
  • 3. Fong CY, Tam K, Cheyyatraivendran S, Gan SU, Gauthaman K, Arunmozhiarasi, Jeyaseelan K, Choolani M, Biswas A, Bongso A. 2017 Sep. Human Wharton's Jelly Stem Cells and Its Conditioned Medium Enhance Healing of Excisional and Diabetic Wounds (vol 115, pg 290, 2014). Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 118(9):3016. doi: 10.1002/jcb.26081.
  • 4. Mattar CNZ, Gil-Farina I, Rosales C, Johana N, Tan YYW, McIntosh J, Kaeppel C, Waddington SN, Biswas A, Choolani M et al. 2017 Aug. In Utero Transfer of Adeno-Associated Viral Vectors Produces Long-Term Factor IX Levels in a Cynomolgus Macaque Model. Molecular Therapy. 25(8):1843-1853. doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2017.04.003.
  • 5. McGovern N, Shin A, Low G, Low D, Duan K, Yao LJ, Msallam R, Low I, Shadan NB, Sumatoh HR et al. 2017 Jun. Human fetal dendritic cells promote prenatal T-cell immune suppression through arginase-2. Nature. 546(7660):662-+(19). doi: 10.1038/nature22795.