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. Tan TZ, Miow QH, Huang RY, Wong MK, Ye J, Lau JA, Wu MC, Bin Abdul Hadi LH, Soong R, Choolani M, Davidson B, Nesland JM, Wang LZ, Matsumura N, Mandai M, Konishi I, Goh BC, Chang JT, Thiery JP, Mori S. 2013 Jul. Functional genomics identifies five distinct molecular subtypes with clinical relevance and pathways for growth control in epithelial ovarian cancer. EMBO Mol Med. 5(7):983-98. doi: 10.1002/emmm.201201823. 23666744.
  • 2. Zhang Y, Wang M, Zheng YG, Tan H, Hsu BYW, Yang ZC, Wong SY, Chang AYC, Choolani M, Li X, Wang J, 2013 Jul. PEOlated micelle/silica as dual-layer protection of quantum dots for stable and targeted bioimaging. Chemistry of Materials. 25 (15), pp 2976–85. doi: 10.1021/cm4005618.
  • 3. Chen Q, Khoury M, Limmon G, Choolani M, Chan JK, Chen J. 2013 Jun. Human fetal hepatic progenitor cells are distinct from, but closely related to, hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells. Stem Cells. 31(6):1160-9. doi: 10.1002/stem.1359. 23404852.
  • 4. Baig S, Lim JY, Fernandis AZ, Wenk MR, Kale A, Su LL, Biswas A, Vasoo S, Shui G, Choolani M. 2013 May. Lipidomic analysis of human placental syncytiotrophoblast microvesicles in adverse pregnancy outcomes. Placenta. 34(5):436-42. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2013.02.004. 23465879.
  • 5. Liu Y, Teoh SH, Chong MS, Yeow CH, Kamm RD, Choolani M, Chan JK. 2013 Apr. Contrasting effects of vasculogenic induction upon biaxial bioreactor stimulation of mesenchymal stem cells and endothelial progenitor cells cocultures in three-dimensional scaffolds under in vitro and in vivo paradigms for vascularized bone tissue engine. Tissue Eng Part A. 19(7-8):893-904. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2012.0187. 23102089.