Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department of Physiology - a Member of NUHS

Message from Head of Department

Physiology is the investigations of how organisms work. It requires the integration of knowledge gained from multidisciplinary approaches to the discovery of new information at the molecular, systems and particularly whole animal level. The essence of research and teaching in Physiology requires an enquiring mind anchored on a global and integrative perspective to the understanding of how things work in a living organism.

We are committed to help equip and infuse in our students a life-long love for learning, the excitement of discovery and a keen sense of curiosity about the chemical, physical and biological functions of life. In research, we work towards being a leading NUS global department where we aim to contribute significantly to the advancement of scientific and medical knowledge.

Prof Soong Tuck Wah
Head of Department
Department of Physiology
Latest Research
Gelsolin-Cu/ZnSOD interaction alters intracellular reactive oxygen species levels to promote cancer cell invasion.
Tochhawng L, Deng S, Pugalenthi G, Kumar AP, Lim KH, Yang H, Hooi SC, Goh YC, Maciver SK, Pervaiz S, Yap CT.
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Gelsolin-mediated activation of PI3K/Akt pathway is crucial for hepatocyte growth factor-induced cell scattering in gastric carcinoma.
Huang B, Deng S, Loo SY, Datta A, Yap YL, Yan B, Ooi CH, Dinh TD, Zhuo J, Tochhawng L, Gopinadhan S, Jegadeesan T, Tan P, Salto-Tellez M, Yong WP, Soong R, Yeoh KG, Goh YC, Lobie PE, Yang H, Kumar AP, Maciver SK, So JB, Yap CT.
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MnSOD Expression Regulates the Switch between an Epithelial to a Mesenchymal-like Phenotype in Mammary Carcinoma
Loo SY, Hirpara J, Pandey V, Tuan ZT, Yap CT, Lobie PE, Thiery JP, Goh BC, Pervaiz S, Clement MV, Kumar AP
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News & Events

22 April 2016
NUHS Academic Medicine Development Award for FY2016

Congratulations to Dr Chen Zhixiong for winning NUHS Academic Medicine Development Award for FY2016

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10 February 2016
The 13th Asia Pacific Federation of Pharmacologist Meeting

Congratulations to Ms Wang Chao, PhD student co-supervised by A/P Celestial Yap and Dr Alan Prem Kumar has recently won The Outstanding Poster Presentation Award at The 13th Asia Pacific Federation of Pharmacologist Meeting in Bangkok 3rd February 2016.

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10 February 2016
InvitroCue takes tech licensed from A*Star to market

Congratulations to Prof Hanry Yu on the interview for The Straits Times.

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