Suen Mei, Celestial Yap

Yap Suen Mei, Celestial

  • Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Affiliate Associate Professor, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Physiology Programme Director, Department of Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Physiology Programme Director, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Cancer
  • Medical Education
  • Therapy Resistance
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Invasion
Recent Publications
  • 1. Singh SS, Vats S, Chia AYQ, Tan TZ, Deng S, Ong MS, Arfuso F, Yap CT, Goh BC, Sethi G et al. 2017 Dec. Dual role of autophagy in hallmarks of cancer. Oncogene. 1-17. doi: 10.1038/s41388-017-0046-6.
  • 2. Ong MS, Cai W, Yuan Y, Leong HC, Tan TZ, Mohammad A, You ML, Arfuso F, Goh BC, Warrier S et al. 2017 Dec. ' Lnc '-ing Wnt in female reproductive cancers: therapeutic potential of long non-coding RNAs in Wnt signalling. British Journal of Pharmacology. 174(24):4684-4700. doi: 10.1111/bph.13958.
  • 3. Cai W, Chen ZX, Rane G, Singh SS, Choo Z, Wang C, Yuan Y, Tan TZ, Arfuso F, Yap CT et al. 2017 Jun. Wanted DEAD/H or Alive: Helicases Winding Up in Cancers. JNCI-Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 109(6):djw278. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djw278.
  • 4. Ng ZX, Ong MS, Jegadeesan T, Deng S, Yap CT. 2017 May. Breast Cancer: Exploring the Facts and Holistic Needs during and beyond Treatment. Healthcare (Basel). 5(2). doi: 10.3390/healthcare5020026.
  • 5. Tochhawng L, Deng S, Pugalenthi G, Kumar AP, Lim KH, Yang H, Hooi SC, Goh YC, Maciver SK, Pervaiz S et al. 2016 Nov. Gelsolin-Cu/ZnSOD interaction alters intracellular reactive oxygen species levels to promote cancer cell invasion. Oncotarget. 7(33):52832-52848. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.10451.