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Health Sciences Authority

FY 2012/13

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Research Publications

Apr 2012 to Mar 2013

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Health Products Regulation Group

Title of Paper Author(s)
Cost-effectiveness of HLA-B*1502 genotyping in adult patients with newly diagnosed epilepsy in Singapore Di Dong,Cynthia Sung,Eric Andrew Finkelstein
Pharmacovigilance in Singapore - harnessing IT and genomics to detect safety signals Yvonne Koh, Adena Lim, Liesbet Tan, Ang Pei San, Tan Siew Har, Dorothy Toh, Chan Cheng Leng
The Importance of Ethnicity Definitions and Pharmacogenomics in Ethnobridging Elsa Haniffah Mejia Mohamed, Lou Huei-xin, Jalene Poh, Dorothy Toh, Edmund Lee

Blood Services Group

Title of Paper Author(s)
Proceedings of the 7th International Association of Biological Standardization (IABS) Symposium on Advances in Transfusion Safety Edited By Dr Diana Teo and Prof Jean-Pierre Allain
Medical Decision, Ordering, Administration of Component, and Monitoring of the Patien Dr Mickey Koh, Dr Ramir Alcantara, Mark Grumbridge, Dr Ang Ai Leen
Evaluation of Pathogen Reduction Systems to Inactivate Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses in Apheresis Platelets Suspended in Plasma Dr Tan Li Kiang, Ms Sally Lam, Low Swee Ling, Tan Fang Hui, Dr Ng Lee Ching Ng, Dr Diana Teo

Applied Science Group

Title of Paper Author(s)
High accuracy measurements of trace elements in drinking water by exact matching isotope dilution mass spectrometry (IDMS) Ng Sin Yee, Zou Aimei, Sim Lay Peng, Ding Yi, Yuen Kim Loong, Richard Shin, Lee Tong Kooi
Isolation and characterization of propoxyphenyl linked sildenafil and thiosildenafil analogues in health supplements Chee-Leong Kee, Xiaowei Ge, Hwee-Ling Koh, Min-Yong Low 
Adverse events associated with the use of complementary medicines and health supplements : An analysis of reports in the Singapore Pharmacovigilance database from 1998-2009 Dhavalkumar Narendrabhai Patel,  Low Wai-Ling, Libel Liesebet Tan, Mui-Mui Belinda Tan, Qian Zhang, Min-Yong Low, Cheng-Leng Chan, Hwee-Ling Koh
A flow-injection mass spectrometry fingerprinting scaffold for feature selection and quantitation of Cordyceps and Ganoderma extracts in beverage: a predictive artificial neural network modelling strategy Lim Chee Wei, Tai Siew Hoon, Chan Sheot Harn
Partial conversion of methanol to formaldehyde in the gas chromatography injection port and reactivity with amines Chee Leong Kee, Chian Sing Lai, Xiaowei Ge, Min Yong Low, Laura A. Ciolino
Value of a Local Vehicle Paint Database Yihua LI, Thiam Bon LIM, Grace Miao'en WONG, Huifang XIE, Chin Chin LIM 
Discrimination of Black Cotton Fibre using a Combination of Conventional Optical Microscopic Techniques and Isotope Ratio Analysis Wee Chuan YEO, Sherni Peck Chu KOH, Huixin YU, Chin Chin LIM
Electronic nicotine delivery systems: regulatory and safety challenges: Singapore perspective Cheah, N.P., Chong, N.W., Tan, J., Morsed, F.A., Yee, S.K.
Determination of cyanuric acid using exact matching isotope dilution mass spectrometry Koh Guiwan, Gui Ee Mei, Teo Tang Lin, Lee Tong Kooi
In vitro effects of aldehydes present in tobacco smoke on gene expression in human lung alveolar epithelial cells Chea, N.P., Pennings, J.L., Vermeulen, J.P., van Schooten, F.J., Opperhuizen, A.
Single laboratory method validation comparing MS3 and FI/MS fingerprinting and quantitation strategies for the accurate determination of ochratoxins in beer Lim Chee Wei, Chan Sheot Harn
Formation of formaldehye adducts from amine drugs with the use of methanol in chromatograph mass spectrometry (GCMS) screening Chee Leong Kee,  Xiaowei Ge, Min Yong Low, Laura A Ciolino

Applied Sciences Group and Health Products Regulation Group

Title of Paper Author(s)
Electronic nicotine delivery systems: regulatory and safety challenges: Singapore perspective Cheah Nuan Ping, Norman Chong Wee Lin, Tan Jing, Faridatul Akmam Morsed, Yee Shen Kuan

Research Projects

Apr 2012 to Mar 2013

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Blood Services Group

Title Of Research Project Principal Investigator(s)
Validation of the use of Grex flasks for CIK cell culture Dr Marieta Chan
Validation for the MSC-CB expansion project Dr Marieta Chan

Applied Sciences Group

Title Of Research Project Principal Investigator(s)
Determination of the geographical origin of rice using multi-element isotope and trace element analysis Angela Li, Joanne Chan Sheot Harn
Screening of "weight loss" food and beverages for sibutramine and its analogues Lee Lin Min, Lai Kit Yee, Linda Liang, Toh Hwee Khim
Determination of PAHs in Food by GC-MSMS Li Fang Yan, Ada Chew
Development of a portable Raman sensor for stand-off and non-contact detection of unknown chemical and biological hazards Dr Angeline Yap