Yap Seng Chong

Chong Yap Seng

  • Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Vice-Dean, Academic Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, A*STAR
  • Founding Director, A*STAR-NUS Singapore Centre for Nutritional Sciences, Metabolic Disease, and Human Development
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MRCOG, Mmed (O&G), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MD, FAMS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • DoHaD
  • Fetal Programming
  • Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Ageing
Recent Publications
  • 1. Soe NN, Wen DJ, Poh JS, Chong YS, Broekman BF, Chen H, Shek LP, Tan KH, Gluckman PD, Fortier MV et al. 2018 Feb. Perinatal maternal depressive symptoms alter amygdala functional connectivity in girls. Human Brain Mapping. 39(2):680-690. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23873.
  • 2. Phua DY, Kee MKZL, Koh DXP, Rifkin-Graboi A, Daniels M, Chen H, Chong YS, Broekman BFP, Magiati I, Karnani N et al. 2017 Dec. Positive maternal mental health during pregnancy associated with specific forms of adaptive development in early childhood: Evidence from a longitudinal study. Dev Psychopathol. 29(5):1573-158. doi: 10.1017/S0954579417001249.
  • 3. Van Lee L, Chia A-R, Loy SL, Colega M, Tham EKH, Cai S, Yap F, Godfrey KM, Teoh OH, Goh D et al. 2017 Nov. Sleep and Dietary Patterns in Pregnancy: Findings from the GUSTO Cohort. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14(11): 1409. doi:10.3390/ijerph14111409.
  • 4. Pang T, Legido-Quigley H, Yoong JSY, Chong YS, Yeoh KG, Koh DR, Mahbubani K, Wong JEL. 2017 Oct. Second Raffles Dialogue on Human Well-Being and Security. Lancet. 390(10105):E27-E28. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32706-X.
  • 5. Padmapriya N, Bernard JY, Liang S, Loy SL, Cai S, Zhe IS, Kwek K, Godfrey KM, Gluckman PD, Saw SM et al. 2017 Oct. Associations of physical activity and sedentary behavior during pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus among Asian women in Singapore. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17:364. doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1537-8.