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. Shyamasundar S, Ong C, Yung LYL, Dheen ST, Bay BH. 2017 Dec. miR-128 Regulates Genes Associated with Inflammation and Fibrosis of Rat Kidney Cells In Vitro. Anat Rec (Hoboken). doi:10.1002/ar.23763.
  • 2. Lim JP, Baeg GH, Srinivasan DK, Dheen ST, Bay BH. 2017 Nov. 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.
  • 3. Cao Q, Karthikeyan A, Dheen ST, Kaur C, Ling EA. 2017 Oct. Production of proinflammatory mediators in activated microglia is synergistically regulated by Notch-1, glycogen synthase kinase (GSK-3 beta) and NF-kappa B/p65 signalling. PLoS ONE. 12(10):e0186764. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186764.
  • 4. Patnala R, VArumugam T, Gupta N, Dheen ST. 2017 Oct. HDAC Inhibitor Sodium Butyrate-Mediated Epigenetic Regulation Enhances Neuroprotective Function of Microglia During Ischemic Stroke. Molecular Neurobiology. 54(8):6391-6411. doi: 10.1007/s12035-016-0149-z.
  • 5. Ramya S, Shyamasundar S, Bay BH, Dheen ST. 2017 Jul. Maternal Diabetes Alters Expression of MicroRNAs that Regulate Genes Critical for Neural Tube Development. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. 10: 237. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2017.00237.