Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Dr Chong Seow Khoon, Mark

Senior Lecturer


School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering

Email: MARKCHONG@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6790 6951
Office: N1.3-B4-09

Education
  • PhD National University of Singapore 2010
  • BEng(Hons) (Mech Engrg) National University of Singapore 2003
Biography
Dr Chong obtained his PhD in Bioengineering from the National University of Singapore in 2010 under the direction of Professor Lee Chuen Neng, working on vascular tissue engineering. He then joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the National University Health System as a Research Fellow, working on translational regenerative medicine.

Individual Awards
Nanyang Education Award ( School) (Mar 2014)
Benjamin H. Sheares Young Investigator Award, University Obstetrics & Gynaecology Congress (May 2012)
Helmet Reul Young Investigator Award at the International Society of Rotary Blood Pumps 2009 Conference (Oct 2009)
Visiting Scientist; Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Scientist Exchange Programme (Feb 2008)
Research Interests
Bone Tissue Engineering
Experimental Disease Models
Instructive Biomaterials
Biodesign
Research Grant
  • National Medical Research Council (2016-) [by National Medical Research Council (NMRC)]
Current Projects
  • MiMIC (Migration and Metastasis In a Chip): A microfluidic platform for the biological capture of functionally metastatic tumour cells
Selected Publications
  • MSK Chong, C Bao, KP Ng, J Lim, JKY Chan. (2016). Human Bone Xenografts: from Preclinical Testing for Regenerative Medicine to Modeling of Diseases. Current Molecular Biology Reports, 2(3), 158-170.
  • Ravichandran A, J. Lim, M. Chong, F. Wen, Y. Liu, Y. Pillay, J. Chan, S. Teoh. (2016). In vitro cyclic compressive loads potentiate early osteogenic events in engineered bone tissue. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B: Applied Biomaterials, .
  • Feng Wen, Charles Chau Sang Lau, Swee Hin Teoh, Yanwan Liao, Mark Chong.(2016). Surface modification of tissue engineering scaffolds. Polymeric Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration: From Surface/Interface Design to 3D ConstructsSpringer Science+Business Media Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • Mark Seow Khoon Chong, Wei Kai Ng, Jerry Kok Yen Chan. (2016). Concise Review: Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Regenerative Medicine: Applications and Challenges. Stem Cells Translational Medicine, .
  • Christian Wiraja, Mark S.K. Chong, Yanwan Liao, Sharon W.T. Chew, Chenjie Xu.(2016). Multi-functional Biomaterials for Bone Tissue Engineering. .

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