Wai-Shiu, Fred Wong

Wong Wai-Shiu, Fred

  • Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Pharmacology, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, The Ohio State University, USA
  • BPharm (cum laude), The St. John’s University, USA
Research Interest(s)
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Lung Fibrosis
  • Inflammation
  • Natural Products
  • Oligonucleotide Drugs
Recent Publications
  • 1. Tan, W. S. D., Liao, W., Zhou, S., Mei, D., & Wong, W. -S. F. (2018). Targeting the renin-angiotensin system as novel therapeutic strategy for pulmonary diseases. CURRENT OPINION IN PHARMACOLOGY, 40, 9-17. doi:10.1016/j.coph.2017.12.002.
  • 2. Aswani, A., Manson, J., Itagaki, K., Chiazza, F., Collino, M., Liao, W., . . . Brohi, A. (2018). Scavenging circulating mitochondrial DNA as a potential therapeutic option in multiple organ dysfunction in trauma hemorrhage. Frontiers in Immunology, 9, 891. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2018.00891.eCollection.
  • 3. Wong, Y. K., Xu, C., Kalesh, K. A., He, Y., Lin, Q., Wong, W. S. F., . . . Wang, J. (2017). Artemisinin as an anticancer drug: Recent advances in target profiling and mechanisms of action. Medicinal Research Reviews, 37(6), 1492-1517. doi:10.1002/med.21446.
  • 4. Tran, Q. T. N., Wong, W. S. F., & Chai, C. L. L. (2017). Labdane diterpenoids as potential anti-inflammatory agents. PHARMACOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 124, 43-63. doi:10.1016/j.phrs.2017.07.019.
  • 5. Peh, H. Y., Tan, W. S. D., Chan, T. K., Pow, C. W., Foster, P. S., & Wong, W. S. F. (2017). Vitamin E isoform gamma-tocotrienol protects against emphysema in cigarette smoke-induced COPD. FREE RADICAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, 110, 332-344. doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2017.06.023.