Yap Seng Chong

Chong Yap Seng

  • Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Vice-Dean, Academic Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, A*STAR
  • Founding Director, A*STAR-NUS Singapore Centre for Nutritional Sciences, Metabolic Disease, and Human Development
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MRCOG, Mmed (O&G), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MD, FAMS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • DoHaD
  • Fetal Programming
  • Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Ageing
Recent Publications
  • 1. Shorey S, Chan SW, Chong YS, He HG. 2015 Jun. A randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of a postnatal psychoeducation programme on self-efficacy, social support and postnatal depression among primiparas. J Adv Nurs. 71(6):1260-73. doi: 10.1111/jan.12590. 25496615.
  • 2. Lim WY, Lee YS, Tan CS, Kwek K, Chong YS, Gluckman PD, Godfrey KM, Saw SM, Pan A. 2014 Dec. The association between maternal blood pressures and offspring size at birth in Southeast Asian women. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 14:403. doi: 10.1186/s12884-014-0403-1. 25444649.
  • 3. Soh SE, Tint MT, Gluckman PD, Godfrey KM, Rifkin-Graboi A, Chan YH, Stünkel W, Holbrook JD, Kwek K, Chong YS, Saw SM; GUSTO Study Group. 2014 Oct. Cohort profile: Growing Up in Singapore Towards healthy Outcomes (GUSTO) birth cohort study. Int J Epidemiol. 43(5):1401-9. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyt125. 23912809.
  • 4. Sukarieh R, Joseph R, Leow SC, Li Y, Löffler M, Aris IM, Tan JH, Teh AL, Chen L, Holbrook JD, Ng KL, Lee YS, Chong YS, Summers SA, Gluckman PD, Stünkel W. 2014 Oct. Molecular pathways reflecting poor intrauterine growth are found in Wharton's jelly-derived mesenchymal stem cells. Hum Reprod. 29(10):2287-301. doi: 10.1093/humrep/deu209. 25129543.
  • 5. Aris IM, Gandhi M, Cheung YB, Soh SE, Tint MT, Gluckman PD, Lee YS, Yap FK, Chong YS. 2014 Sep. A new population-based reference for gestational age-specific size-at-birth of Singapore infants. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 43(9):439-47. 25341628.