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Biography

Dr. Wei-Yi Ong

National University of Singapore, Singapore


Email: wei_yi_ong@nuhs.edu.sg


Qualifications


1991 Ph.D., National University of Singapore, Singapore

1985 B.Sc., National University of Singapore, Singapore


Publications (selected)

  1. Balasubramanian, SK, Yang L, Yung LLY, Ong CN, Ong WY, Yu LE. Characterization, purification, and stability of gold nanoparticles. Biomaterials
  2. Wei S, Xu Y, Shi H, Wong SH, Han W, Talbot K, Hong W, Ong WY. EHD1 is a synaptic protein that modulates exocytosis through binding to snapin. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2010 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20696250.
  3. Ong WY, Farooqui T, Farooqui AA. Involvement of Cytosolic Phospholipase A(2), Calcium Independent Phospholipase A(2) and Plasmalogen Selective Phospholipase A(2) in Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatric Conditions. Curr Med Chem. 2010 17:2746-2763. PubMed PMID: 20586719.
  4. He X, Ong WY, Hua Q. Distribution of cholesterol 24-hydroxylase in the monkey brain. Neurosci Bull. 2010 Jun;26(3):197-204. PubMed PMID: 20502497.
  5. Ma MT, Zhang J, Farooqui AA, Chen P, Ong WY. Effects of cholesterol oxidation products on exocytosis. Neurosci Lett. 2010 May 26;476(1):36-41. Epub 2010 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 20380872.
  6. Farooqui AA, Ong WY, Farooqui T. Lipid mediators in the nucleus: Their potential contribution to Alzheimer's disease. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010 Aug;1801(8):906-916. Epub 2010 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 20170745.
  7. Ma MT, Nevalainen TJ, Yeo JF, Ong WY. Expression profile of multiple secretory phospholipase A(2) isoforms in the rat CNS: enriched expression of sPLA(2)-IIA in brainstem and spinal cord. J Chem Neuroanat. 2010 Jul;39(4):242-7. Epub 2010 Feb 11. PubMed PMID: 20153419.
  8. Ong WY, Kim JH, He X, Chen P, Farooqui AA, Jenner AM. Changes in brain cholesterol metabolome after excitotoxicity. Mol Neurobiol. 2010 Jun;41(2-3):299-313. Epub 2010 Feb 6. PubMed PMID: 20140539.
  9. Cherlyn SY, Woon PS, Liu JJ, Ong WY, Tsai GC, Sim K. Genetic association studies of glutamate, GABA and related genes in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: a decade of advance. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2010 May;34(6):958-77. Epub 2010 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: 20060416.
  10. Ma MT, Yeo JF, Farooqui AA, Zhang J, Chen P, Ong WY. Differential effects of lysophospholipids on exocytosis in rat PC12 cells. J Neural Transm. 2010 Mar;117(3):301-8. PubMed PMID: 20058038.
  11. Balasubramanian SK, Jittiwat J, Manikandan J, Ong CN, Yu LE, Ong WY. Biodistribution of gold nanoparticles and gene expression changes in the liver and spleen after intravenous administration in rats. Biomaterials. 2010 Mar;31(8):2034-42. Epub 2009 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 20044133.
  12. Lo YL, Fook-Chong S, Chan LL, Ong WY, Ratnagopal P. Electrophysiological evidence of cerebellar fiber system involvement in the Miller Fisher syndrome. J Neurol Sci. 2010 Jan 15;288(1-2):49-53. Epub 2009 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 19863971.
  13. Kim JH, Jittiwat J, Ong WY, Farooqui AA, Jenner AM. Changes in cholesterol biosynthetic and transport pathways after excitotoxicity. J Neurochem. 2010 Jan;112(1):34-41. Epub 2009 Oct 24. PubMed PMID: 19860851.