Tuck Wah Soong

Soong Tuck Wah

  • Professor, Department of Physiology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Overall Coordinator, Singapore Graduate Programme in Neuroscience, NUS Graduate Studies for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Distinguished Visiting Scientist, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BSc, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Calcium Channels
  • Learning and Memory
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Alternative Splicing and RNA Editing
Recent Publications
  • 1. Navakkode S, Liu C, Soong TW. 2018 Jan. Altered function of neuronal L-type calcium channels in ageing and neuroinflammation: implications in age-related synaptic dysfunction and cognitive decline. Ageing Res Rev. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2018.01.001.
  • 2. Navakkode S, Chew KCM, Tay SJN, Lin Q, Behnisch T, Soong TW. 2017 Dec. Bidirectional modulation of hippocampal synaptic plasticity by Dopaminergic D4-receptors in the CA1 area of hippocampus. Scientific Reports. 7:15571. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-15917-1.
  • 3. Dasgupta A, Baby N, Krishna K, Hakim M, Wong YP, Behnisch T, Soong TW, Sajikumar S. 2017 Oct. Substance P induces plasticity and synaptic tagging/capture in rat hippocampal area CA2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114(41):E8741-E8749. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1711267114.
  • 4. Wang J, Li G, Yu D, Wong YP, Yong TF, Liang MC, Liao P, Foo R, Hoppe UC, Soong TW. 2017 Sep. Characterization of CaV1.2 exon 33 heterozygous knockout mice and negative correlation between Rbfox1 and CaV1.2 exon 33 expressions in human heart failure. Channels (Austin). doi: 10.1080/19336950.2017.1381805.
  • 5. Zhang CW, Tai YK, Chai BH, Chew KCM, Ang ET, Tsang F, Tan BWQ, Hong ETE, Asad ABA, Chuang KH et al. 2017 Sep. Transgenic Mice Overexpressing the Divalent Metal Transporter 1 Exhibit Iron Accumulation and Enhanced Parkin Expression in the Brain. NeuroMolecular Medicine. 19(2-3):375-386. doi:10.1007/s12017-017-8451-0.