Shaikali Thameem Dheen

Dheen Shaikali Thameem

  • Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Anatomy, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Neuroscience
  • Neural Stem Cells
  • Microglia
  • Neuroepigenetics
  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Recent Publications
  • 1. Karthikeyan, A., Gupta, N., Tang, C., Mallilankaraman, K., Silambarasan, M., Shi, M., . . . Dheen, S. T. (2018). Microglial SMAD4 regulated by microRNA-146a promotes migration of microglia which support tumor progression in a glioma environment. Oncotarget, 9(38), 24950-24969. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.25116.
  • 2. Shyamasundar, S., Ong, C., Yung, L. -Y. L., Dheen, S. T., & Bay, B. H. (2018). miR-128 Regulates Genes Associated with Inflammation and Fibrosis of Rat Kidney Cells In Vitro. ANATOMICAL RECORD-ADVANCES IN INTEGRATIVE ANATOMY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 301(5), 913-921. doi:10.1002/ar.23763.
  • 3. Kim, J., Kang, S. -W., Mallilankaraman, K., Baik, S. -H., Lim, J. C., Balaganapathy, P., . . . Arumugam, T. V. (2018). Transcriptome analysis reveals intermittent fasting-induced genetic changes in ischemic stroke. HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS, 27(9), 1497-1513. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddy057.
  • 4. Lim, J. P., Baeg, G. H., Srinivasan, D. K., Dheen, S. T., & Bay, B. H. (2017). Potential adverse effects of engineered nanomaterials commonly used in food on the miRNome. FOOD AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY, 109, 771-779. doi:10.1016/j.fct.2017.07.030.
  • 5. Ramya, S., Shyamasundar, S., Bay, B. H., & Dheen, S. T. (2017). Maternal Diabetes Alters Expression of MicroRNAs that Regulate Genes Critical for Neural Tube Development. FRONTIERS IN MOLECULAR NEUROSCIENCE, 10, 16 pages. doi:10.3389/fnmol.2017.00237.