Barry Halliwell

Halliwell Barry

  • Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Senior Advisor to the President, National University of Singapore
  • Programme Leader, Neurobiology/Ageing Research Programme, NUS Life Sciences Institute
  • Chairman of the Biomedical Research Council (BMRC), A*STAR, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • Doctor of Science, University of London, England
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, England
  • BA (Hons), University of Oxford, England
Research Interest(s)
  • Ageing
  • Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Antioxidant Biology
  • Dementia
  • Human Nutrition
Recent Publications
  • 1. Gruber J, Halliwell B. 2017 Jul. Approaches for extending human healthspan: From antioxidants to healthspan pharmacology. Essays in Biochemistry. 61(3):389-399. doi: 10.1042/EBC20160091.
  • 2. Fong S, Ng LF, Ng LT, Moore PK, Halliwell B, Gruber J. 2017 Apr. Identification of a previously undetected metabolic defect in the Complex II Caenorhabditis elegans mev-1 mutant strain using respiratory control analysis. Biogerontology. 18(2):189-200. doi: 10.1007/s10522-016-9672-6.
  • 3. Cheah IK, Tang RMY, Yew TSZ, Lim KHC, Halliwell B. 2017 Feb. Administration of Pure Ergothioneine to Healthy Human Subjects: Uptake, Metabolism, and Effects on Biomarkers of Oxidative Damage and Inflammation. Antioxidants and Redox Signaling. 26(5):193-206. doi: 10.1089/ars.2016.6778.
  • 4. Fong S, Teo E, Ng LF, Chen C-B, Lakshmanan LN, Tsoi SY, Moore PK, Inoue T, Halliwell B, Gruber J. 2016 Sep. Energy crisis precedes global metabolic failure in a novel Caenorhabditis elegans Alzheimer Disease model. Scientific Reports. 6: 33781. doi: 10.1038/srep33781.
  • 5. Cheah IK, Feng L, Tang RMY, Lim KHC, Halliwell B. 2016 Sep. Ergothioneine levels in an elderly population decrease with age and incidence of cognitive decline; a risk factor for neurodegeneration? Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 478(1):162-167. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2016.07.074.