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LOW Yen Ling

Affiliations:

  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Adjunct)
  • Director, R&D at Abbott Nutrition Research & Development Asia-Pacific Center (Primary)

Research Areas:

  • Nutrition Epidemiology and Clinical Research
  • Translation of nutrition science into policy and commercial applications

Teaching Areas:

  • Nutrition

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • PhD (Human Nutrition), University of Cambridge, UK, 2005
  • BSc (Hons) Nutrition/ Dietetics (1st Class Honours), University of Surrey, UK, 1999

Career History:

  • Jan 2016 – present: Site Director, R&D, Abbott Nutrition Research & Development Asia-Pacific Center
  • Jun 2014 – Dec 2015: Director, Clinical Research, Abbott Nutrition Research & Development Asia-Pacific Center
  • Aug 2012 – May 2014: Senior Lead, Clinical Research and Nutrition, Abbott Nutrition Research & Development Asia-Pacific Center
  • Nov 2009- Jul 2012: Clinical (Nutritional) Scientist Lead, Abbott Nutrition Research & Development Asia-Pacific Center
  • Aug 2007 - Nov 2009: Senior research fellow, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences
  • Feb 2006 - Jul 2007: Postdoctoral fellow, Human Genetics Group, Genome Institute of Singapore
  • Apr 2001 - Sep 2002: Section leader, Nutrition Standards Section, Health Promotion Board (HPB), Singapore
  • Jul 1999 - Mar 2001: Dietitian, Research and Surveillance Section, Department of Nutrition, Ministry of Health, Singapore

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • 2008-2009 Taskforce member, Singapore Ministry of Health Taskforce on Obesity
  • 2008-2009 Scientific advisor, International Life Sciences Institute (Southeast Asia Region)

Major Publications:

  • Huynh DT, Estorninos E, Capeding RZ, Oliver JS, Low YL, Rosales FJ (2016) Impact of long-term use of oral nutritional supplement on nutritional adequacy, dietary diversity, food intake and growth of Filipino preschool children. Journal of Nutritional Sciences 5: e20
  • Cai S, Pang WW, Low YL, Sim LW, Sam SC, et al (2015) Infant feeding effects on early neurocognitive development in Asian children. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 101: 326–336
  • Dai Z, Wang R, Ang LW, Low YL, Yuan JM, Koh WP (2014) Protective effects of dietary carotenoids on risk of hip fractures in men: The Singapore Chinese Health Study. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 29: 408–417

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email yen_ling_low@nuhs.edu.sg

 

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