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. Rangarajan P, Karthikeyan A, Lu J, Ling EA, Dheen ST. 2015 Dec. Sirtuin 3 regulates Foxo3a-mediated antioxidant pathway in microglia. Neuroscience. 311:398-414. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.10.048. 26523980.
  • 2. Sivasubramanian M, Kanagaraj N, Dheen ST, Tay SS. 2015 Apr. Sphingosine kinase 2 and sphingosine-1-phosphate promotes mitochondrial function in dopaminergic neurons of mouse model of Parkinson's disease and in MPP+-treated MN9D cells in vitro. Neuroscience. 290:636-48. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.01.032. 25637806.
  • 3. Shyamasundar S, Ng CT, Yung LY, Dheen ST, Bay BH. 2015. Epigenetic mechanisms in nanomaterial-induced toxicity. Epigenomics. 7(3):395-411. doi: 10.2217/epi.15.3. 26077428.
  • 4. Ooi YY, Dheen ST, Tay SS. 2015. Paracrine effects of mesenchymal stem cells-conditioned medium on microglial cytokines expression and nitric oxide production. Neuroimmunomodulation. 22(4):233-42. doi: 10.1159/000365483. 25341618.
  • 5. Baby N, Patnala R, Ling EA, Dheen ST. 2014. Nanomedicine and its application in treatment of microglia-mediated neuroinflammation. Curr Med Chem. 21(37):4215-26. 25039775.