Yung Seng Lee

Lee Yung Seng

  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Health System 
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Paediatrics, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Clinical Investigator, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, A*STAR 
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed (Paeds), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom
  • FRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Obesity
  • Developmental Origins
Recent Publications
  • 1. Lim YY, Ong L, Loh TP, Sethi SK, Sng AAJ, Loke KY, Halsall DJ, Hughes IA, Lee YS. 2018 Jan. A diagnostic curiosity of isolated androstenedione elevation due to autoantibodies against horseradish peroxidase label of the immunoassay. Clinica Chimica Acta. 476:103-106. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2017.11.025.
  • 2. Aris IM, Bernard JY, Chen LW, Tint MT, Pang WW, Soh SE, Saw SM, Shek LPC, Godfrey KM, Gluckman PD et al. 2018 Jan. Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days for subsequent risk of childhood overweight in an Asian cohort: significance of parental overweight status. Int J Obes (Lond). 42(1):44-51. doi:10.1038/ijo.2017.178.
  • 3. Pham HL, Ho CL, Wong A, Lee YS, Chang MW. 2017 Dec. Applying the design-build-test paradigm in microbiome engineering. Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 48:85-93. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2017.03.021.
  • 4. Chen L-W, Tint M-T, Fortier MV, Aris IM, Shek LP-C, Tan KH, Chan S-Y, Gluckman PD, Chong Y-S, Godfrey KM et al. 2017 Oct. Which anthropometric measures best reflect neonatal adiposity?. Int J Obes (Lond). doi: 10.1038/ijo.2017.250.
  • 5. Aris IM, Chen LW, Tint MT, Pang WW, Soh SE, Saw SM, Shek LPC, Tan KH, Gluckman PD, Chong YS et al. 2017 Aug. Body mass index trajectories in the first two years and subsequent childhood cardio-metabolic outcomes: a prospective multi-ethnic Asian cohort study. Scientific Reports. 7:8424. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09046-y.