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Health Sciences Authority

FY 2009/10

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Research Publications

Apr 2009 to Mar 2010

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Health Products Regulation Group

Title of Paper Author(s)
Singapore Study on Internet Drug Sales Yee Shen Kuan, Ling Boon Lee, Eugene Goh & Jasamine Soh

Blood Services Group

Title of Paper Author(s)
Is Dengue a Threat to the Blood Supply? Dr Diana Teo, Ng Lee Ching & Sally Lam
Transfusion Errors and Management Dr Mickey Koh, Dr Ramir Alcantara
Blood Supply Management During An Influenza Pandemic Dr Diana Teo
Natural Killer Cell Activation Dr Garnet Suck

Applied Sciences Group

Title of Paper Author(s)
Genetic Variablility of Ryr2 and CASQ2 Genes in an Asian Population Wong Chang Hua, Koo Seok Hwee, George She Qiongze, Dr Paul Chui & Edmund Lee Jon Deoon
Feature on AFSN Member Institutes: Health Sciences Authority Dr Michael Tay Ming Kiong
Safety and Quality Assessment of 175 Illegal Sexual Enhancement Products Seized in Red-Light Districts in Singapore Low Min Yong, Dr Zheng Yun, Li Lin, Dr Ge Xiaowei, Ruth Lee, Prof Bosco Chen Bloodworth & A/Prof Koh Hwee Ling 
Isolation and Structural Elucidation of Dapoxetine as an Adulterant in Health Supplement Used for Sexual Performance Enhancement Li Lin, Low Min Yong, Dr Ge Xiaowei, Prof Bosco Chen Bloodworth & A/Prof Koh Hwee Ling

Research Projects

Apr 2009 to Mar 2010

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Blood Services Group

Title of Research Project Principal Investigator(s)
Implementation of the Methylene Blue Treated and Leuco-Reduced Fresh Frozen Plasma  Dr Diana Teo, Sally Lam, Ng Kok Quan & Dr Ramir Alcantara 
Correlative Studies on Panel Reactive Antibody of Highly Sensitised Patient Performed by Complement-Dependent Cytotoxicity and Flow Cytometry  Dr Marieta Chan, Phang Chew Yen, Lai May Ling & Tang Ei Mei 
Immune Function in Healthy Singaporeans (Intracellular Cytokine and Surface Marker Staining of Immune Cells)  Dr Marieta Chan, Dr Diana Teo & Prof Kemeny
Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide 10-28 Enhances Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity Dr Garnet Suck, Dr Veljko Veljkovic, Chu Sixian, Madelaine Niam, Prof Tan Suet Mien, Prof Donald Branch & Dr Mickey Koh 
KHYG-1 and NK-92 Model Cell Lines Represent Different Subtypes of LFA-1-Mediated Natural Killer Cell Adhesiveness: Implications for Cancer Cellular Therapy Dr Garnet Suck, Prof Tan Suet Mien, Chu Sixian, Madelaine Niam & Dr Mickey Koh

Applied Sciences Group - Forensic Science

Title of Research Project Principal Investigator(s)
Portable Devices in Screening Counterfeit Drugs Lau Yen Hui, Ivy Ho, Lim Thiam Bon, Yong Yuk Lin, Eugene Goh, Ling Boon Lee, Ruth Lee & Lim Chin Chin 
Application of LC-TOF/MS in the Analysis of Drugs and Metabolites in Biological Fluids Alvin Teo Kay Wah, Tang Bi Ying & Dr Yao Yi Ju 
Method Development of Drug Screening in Urine Using LC Tandem MS Moy Hooi Yan, Yong Ching Yee & Chua Wei Ting 
Analysis of Urinary Toluene for Inhalant Abusers Alex Low Xuankai & Dr Yao Yi Ju 
Application of LC Tandem MS in the Analysis of Benzodiazepines in Biological Fluids Tan Chyh Yeng, Gina Chew, Koh Eng Lye & Dr Yao Yi Ju 
Method Development of Fast Quantitative Analysis Using Rapid Resolution Liquid Chromatography Yu Lijie, Joanne Wong, Yang Hui Weng, Lee Peng Koh & Dr Angeline Yap Tiong Whei 
Synthesis of Ketamine via Hydroxylimine Intermediate Yu Lijie, Stephanie Lim Hui Jia & Dr Yap Tiong Whei 
Investigation of the Different Sample Preparations for "Ecstasy" Tablets  Dr Helen Panayiotou, Merula Mangudi, Tan Ying Ying, Joey Lim Yee Shin, Ong Hui Ting & Dr AngelineYap Tiong Whei

Applied Sciences Group - Analytical Science

Title of Research Project Principal Investigator(s)
A survey of Sugarcane Juices for Nitrotoxins Content Gerald Chung, Yap Wee Kim & Lee Lin Min
Enhancement of Quality Assessment Programme for Registered Chinese Proprietary Medicines  Dr Tan Jing & Dr Zeng Yun
Analysis of Counterfeit Drugs and Authentication of Herbal Materials Dr Ge Xiaowei 
Baseline Survey on Pesticides and Aflatoxins in Registered Chinese Proprietary Medicines  Dr Kee Chee Leong & Agnes Chin
Tobacco Specific Nitrosamines in Mainstream Smoke Cheah Nuan Ping & Faridatul Akmam Morsed 
Intense Smoking Regime in Mainstream Smoke Cheah Nuan Ping & Faridatul Akmam Morsed 
Survey of Heavy Metals Content in Lipstick Product in Singapore Cheah Nuan Ping, Xu Yumin, Chung Loi Hian & Yong Bing Choo