Apr 2010

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  1. Sivakumar V, Ling EA, Lu J, Kaur C. Role of glutamate and its receptors and insulin-like growth factors in hypoxia induced periventricular white matter injury. Glia. 2010 Apr;58(5):507-23.
    PMID: 19795501


  1. *European Standards Committee on Urinary (DNA) Lesion Analysis, Evans MD, Olinski R, Loft S, Cooke MS. Toward consensus in the analysis of urinary 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine as a noninvasive biomarker of oxidative stress. FASEB J. 2010 Apr;24(4):1249-60.
    PMID: 19966135
    (*NUS authors are part of the 40 collaborators of this committee)

Epidemiology & Public Health

  1. van 't Riet E, Dekker JM, Sun Q, Nijpels G, Hu FB, van Dam RM. Role of adiposity and lifestyle in the relationship between family history of diabetes and 20-year incidence of type 2 diabetes in U.S. women. Diabetes Care. 2010 Apr;33(4):763-7.
    PMID: 20067970
  2. He M, Cornelis MC, Kraft P, van Dam RM, Sun Q, Laurie CC, Mirel DB, Chasman DI, Ridker PM, Hunter DJ, Hu FB, Qi L. Genome-wide association study identifies variants at the IL18-BCO2 locus associated with interleukin-18 levels. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Apr;30(4):885-90.
    PMID: 20150558
  3. Chen MI, Lee VJ, Lim WY, Barr IG, Lin RT, Koh GC, Yap J, Cui L, Cook AR, Laurie K, Tan LW, Tan BH, Loh J, Shaw R, Durrant C, Chow VT, Kelso A, Chia KS, Leo YS. 2009 influenza A(H1N1) seroconversion rates and risk factors among distinct adult cohorts in Singapore. JAMA. 2010 Apr 14;303(14):1383-91.
    PMID: 20388894
  4. Hartman M, Loy EY, Ku CS, Chia KS. Molecular epidemiology and its current clinical use in cancer management. Lancet Oncol. 2010 Apr;11(4):383-90.
    PMID: 20359664
  5. Tan MH, Leo NQ, Loy EY, Lim WY, Chia KS. Association between being underweight and outcomes in breast cancer: alternative explanations. Clin Oncol. 2010 Apr 10;28(11):e177; author reply e178-9.
    PMID: 20212246
  6. Truong T, Sauter W, McKay JD, Hosgood HD 3rd, Gallagher C, Amos CI, Spitz M, Muscat J, Lazarus P, Illig T, Wichmann HE, Bickeböller H, Risch A, Dienemann H, Zhang ZF, Naeim BP, Yang P, Zienolddiny S, Haugen A, Le Marchand L, Hong YC, Kim JH, Duell EJ, Andrew AS, Kiyohara C, Shen H, Matsuo K, Suzuki T, Seow A, Ng DP, Lan Q, Zaridze D, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Lissowska J, Rudnai P, Fabianova E, Constantinescu V, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Caporaso NE, Albanes D, Thun M, Landi MT, Trubicka J, Lener M, Lubinski J; EPIC-lung, Wang Y, Chabrier A, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Hung RJ. International Lung Cancer Consortium: coordinated association study of 10 potential lung cancer susceptibility variants. Carcinogenesis. 2010 Apr;31(4):625-33.
    PMID: 20106900
  7. Wu YT, Tan HL, Shui G, Bauvy C, Huang Q, Wenk MR, Ong CN, Codogno P, Shen HM. Dual role of 3-methyladenine in modulation of autophagy via different temporal patterns of inhibition on class I and III phosphoinositide 3-kinase.
    J Biol Chem. 2010 Apr 2;285(14):10850-61.
    PMID: 20123989


  1. Thoennissen NH, Krug UO, Lee DH, Kawamata N, Iwanski GB, Lasho T, Weiss T, Nowak D, Koren-Michowitz M, Kato M, Sanada M, Shih LY, Nagler A, Raynaud SD, Müller-Tidow C, Mesa R, Haferlach T, Gilliland DG, Tefferi A, Ogawa S, Koeffler HP. Prevalence and prognostic impact of allelic imbalances associated with leukemic transformation of Philadelphia chromosome-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms. Blood. 2010 Apr 8;115(14):2882-90.
    PMID: 20068225
  2. Schemionek M, Elling C, Steidl U, Bäumer N, Hamilton A, Spieker T, Göthert JR, Stehling M, Wagers A, Huettner CS, Tenen DG, Tickenbrock L, Berdel WE, Serve H, Holyoake TL, Müller-Tidow C, Koschmieder S. BCR-ABL enhances differentiation of long-term repopulating hematopoietic stem cells. Blood. 2010 Apr 22;115(16):3185-95.
    PMID: 20053753
  3. Will B, Siddiqi T, Jordà MA, Shimamura T, Luptakova K, Staber PB, Costa DB, Steidl U, Tenen DG, Kobayashi S. Apoptosis induced by JAK2 inhibition is mediated by Bim and enhanced by the BH3 mimetic ABT-737 in JAK2 mutant human erythroid cells. Blood. 2010 Apr 8;115(14):2901-9.
    PMID: 20160166
  4. Lam CS.Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: invasive solution to diagnostic confusion? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Apr 20;55(16):1711-2.
    PMID: 20394875
  5. Tai ES, Tan ML, Stevens RD, Low YL, Muehlbauer MJ, Goh DL, Ilkayeva OR, Wenner BR, Bain JR, Lee JJ, Lim SC, Khoo CM, Shah SH, Newgard CB Insulin resistance is associated with a metabolic profile of altered protein metabolism in Chinese and Asian-Indian men. Diabetologia. 2010 Apr;53(4):757-67.
    PMID: 20076942
  6. Chng WJ, Gertz MA, Chung TH, Van Wier S, Keats JJ, Baker A, Bergsagel PL, Carpten J, Fonseca R. Correlation between array-comparative genomic hybridization-defined genomic gains and losses and survival: identification of 1p31-32 deletion as a prognostic factor in myeloma. Leukemia. 2010 Apr;24(4):833-42.
    PMID: 20220778
  7. Tsivgoulis G, Stamboulis E, Sharma VK, Heliopoulos I, Voumvourakis K, Teoh HL, Patousi A, Andrikopoulou A, Lim EL, Stilou L, Sim TB, Chan BP, Stefanis L, Vadikolias K, Piperidou C. Multicenter external validation of the ABCD2 score in triaging TIA patients. Neurology. 2010 Apr 27;74(17):1351-7.
    PMID: 20421579


  1. Bhuvanakantham R, Li J, Tan TT, Ng ML. Human Sec3 protein is a novel transcriptional and translational repressor of flavivirus. Cell Microbiol. 2010 Apr 1;12(4):453-72. PMID: 19889084


  1. Lamoureux EL, Tai ES, Thumboo J, Kawasaki R, Saw SM, Mitchell P, Wong TY. Impact of diabetic retinopathy on vision-specific function. Ophthalmology. 2010 Apr;117(4):757-65.
    PMID: 20122736
  2. Boey PY, Tay WT, Lamoureux E, Tai ES, Mitchell P, Wang JJ, Saw SM, Wong TY. C-reactive protein and age-related macular degeneration and cataract: the Singapore Malay Eye Study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Apr;51(4):1880-5.
    PMID: 19933187

Orthopaedic Surgery

  1. Sahoo S, Toh SL, Goh JC. A bFGF-releasing silk/PLGA-based biohybrid scaffold for ligament/tendon tissue engineering using mesenchymal progenitor cells. Biomaterials. 2010 Apr;31(11):2990-8.
    PMID: 20089300
  2. Ho ST, Hutmacher DW, Ekaputra AK, Hitendra D, Hui JH. The evaluation of a biphasic osteochondral implant coupled with an electrospun membrane in a large animal model. Tissue Eng Part A. 2010 Apr;16(4):1123-41.
    PMID: 19863255
  3. Hee HT, Zhang J, Wong HK. Effects of cyclic dynamic tensile strain on previously compressed inner annulus fibrosus and nucleus pulposus cells of human intervertebral disc-an in vitro study. J Orthop Res. 2010 Apr;28(4):503-9.
    PMID: 19810104


  1. Li F, Sethi G. Targeting transcription factor NF-kappaB to overcome chemoresistance and radioresistance in cancer therapy. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010 Apr;1805(2):167-80.
    PMID: 20079806


  1. Kwajah M M S, Schwarz H. CD137 ligand signaling induces human monocyte to dendritic cell differentiation. Eur J Immunol. 2010 Apr 28;40(7):1938-1949.
    PMID: 20432236
  2. Asharani PV, Swaminathan S, Vadukumpully S, Zhong S, Lim CT, Hande MP, Valiyaveettil S. Investigations on the Structural Damage in Human Erythrocytes Exposed to Silver, Gold, and Platinum Nanoparticles. Advanced Functional Materials. Apr 2010 : 20 (8) : 1233 – 1242. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/123338454/abstract

Psychological Medicine

  1. Feng L. Ginkgo biloba and cognitive decline. JAMA. 2010 Apr 21;303(15):1477; author reply 1477-8.
    PMID: 20407051