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2016

  • 29 Jun 2016. Shipin’s 1st authored paper, “Exosomes derived from human embryonic mesenchymal stem cells promote osteochondral regeneration” has been accepted for publication in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Excellent job Shipin!

  • 31 May 2016. Two abstracts have been accepted for presentations in TERMIS Asia Pacific 2016, Taipei, Taiwan. (Sep 3-6, 2016) Excellent!

  • 25 May 2016. Two abstracts have been accepted for oral presentations in International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) 2016 – 13th World Congress, Naples, Italy. (Sep 24-27, 2016) Excellent!

  • 16 May 2016. Dr Toh’s review paper, “Cellular senescence in aging and osteoarthritis: Implications for cartilage repair” has been accepted for publication in Acta Orthopaedica. This work is part of the Aarhus Regenerative Orthopaedic Symposium (AROS) supplement.

  • 9 Apr 2016. Congratulations to Timothy for winning the Best Presentation and 1st Prize in Competitive Scientific Poster Competition for the work entitled:“The role of pericellular matrix molecules and their distribution in temporomandibular joint” at International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM) 2016, Suntec Singapore, Singapore (Apr 8-10, 2016) Excellent!

  • 9 Apr 2016. Congratulations to Chen Yun for winning the 2nd Prize in Competitive Scientific Poster Competition for the work entitled: “Cytotoxicity evaluation of bulk-fill composites using fibroblasts derived from human embryonic stem cells.” at International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM) 2016, Suntec Singapore, Singapore (Apr 8-10, 2016) Well-done!

     


  • 30 Mar 2016. Sze Min’s 1st authored paper, “Comparison of cytotoxicity test models for evaluating resin-based composites” has been accepted for publication in Human and Experimental Toxicology. Well done Sze Min!

  • 9 Mar 2016. Vishal joins Toh Research Group as Research Assistant. Welcome Vishal!

  • 3 Mar 2016. Dr Toh’s invited book chapter, “Pluripotent stem cells: Differentiation potential and therapeutic efficacy for cartilage repair “ has been accepted for publication.

  • 18 Feb 2016.  Congratulations to Shipin for winning the Young Investigator Award for her oral presentation at the upcoming ISCT 2016 Annual Meeting, Suntec Singapore, Singapore. (May 25-28, 2016) Fantastic!

  • 3 Feb 2016. Shipin’s abstract has been accepted for oral presentation at International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT) 2016 Annual Meeting, Suntec Singapore, Singapore. (May 25-28, 2016) Well done!

2015

  • 3 Dec 2015. Shipin’s 1st authored book chapter, “Stem cells for treatment of articular cartilage defects and osteoarthritis” has been accepted for publication in Bentham Science eBook. This work was done in collaboration with Fulya and Prof Lee Eng Hin in Orthopaedic Surgery, NUHS. Well done!

  • 4 Nov 2015. Wern Cui joins Toh Research Group as Research Assistant. Welcome Wern Cui!

  • 16 Oct 2015. Dr Toh will be giving a talk at Singapore-France EV meeting (11 Nov 2015), Biopolis, Singapore

  • 16 Oct 2015. Shipin’s abstract, “Stem Cell-based Nanomedicine for Cartilage Repair and Regeneration” has been accepted for oral presentation in a plenary programme of SCSS Symposium 2015 (Nov 17-18, 2015), Biopolis, Singapore.

  • 7 Oct 2015. Shipin’s 1st author paper, “Adipose tissue and extracellular matrix development by injectable decellularized adipose matrix loaded with basic fibroblast growth factor.” has been accepted for publication in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Well done Shipin! This work was done in collaboration with Qiqi and A/P Cao Tong.

  • 19 Sep 2015. Dr Toh will be giving a talk, “Cartilage Regeneration with MSC-EVs” at International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) 2015 Workshop: Application of Therapeutic EVs in the Patient (Oct 19-20, 2015), Biopolis, Singapore.

  • 12 Aug 2015. Dr Toh’s co-authored paper, “Collagen type IV and laminin expressions during cartilage repair and in late clinically failed repair tissues from human subjects” has been accepted for publication in Cartilage. This work led by Dr. Casper Foldager in Aarhus University was done in collaboration with National University of Singapore and Harvard University
  • 6 Jul 2015. Hong Hao’s internship experience in Toh’s research group is highlighted in IMU News! link

  • 30 Jun 2015. Shipin’s co-1st authored book chapter, “Stem cells for articular cartilage repair and regeneration” has been accepted for publication in Springer Book. This work was done in collaboration with Dinesh and Prof James Hui in NUHS. Well done!

  • 30 Jun 2015. Dr Toh’s invited book chapter, “Repair and regeneration of temporomandibular joint: The future of stem cell-based therapies” has been accepted for publication in Springer Book

  • 29 Jun 2015. Dr Toh is guest editor of Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy for the Special Issue, “Anti-ageing strategies in stem cell therapies for musculoskeletal tissue regeneration"

  • 15 Jun 2015. Shipin’s 1st authored paper, “Stem cells for temporomandibular joint repair and regeneration” has been accepted for publication in Stem Cell Reviews and Reports. Well done Shipin!

  • 23 May 2015. Shipin’s abstract, “Depth of cure and cytotoxicity of bulk-fill composites” has been accepted for poster presentation at the 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the IADR-SEA 2015 ( Aug 14-15, 2015), Bali, Indonesia.

  • 15 May 2015. Dr Toh’s invited paper, “Exploiting stem cell-extracellular matrix interactions for cartilage regeneration – A focus on basement membrane molecules” has got accepted for publication in Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy. This work was done in collaboration with Dr. Casper Foldager in Aarhus University, Prof James Hui in NUHS, Prof Bjorn Olsen and Prof Myron Spector in Harvard University.

  • 7 May 2015. Shin Ying’s co-authored paper, “In vitro biocompatibility of contemporary bulk-fill composites” has been accepted for publication in Operative Dentistry. Well done Shin Ying!

  • 30 Apr 2015. Dr Toh is invited to give a speech on “Stem Cells and their Secretome for Cartilage Repair” at the 1st Aarhus Regenerative Orthopaedics Symposium (Aug 13-15, 2015), Aarhus University in Denmark. 

  • 20 Apr 2015. Chen Yun joins Toh Research Group as Polytechnic Intern. Welcome Chen Yun!

  • 6 Apr 2015. Hong Hao joins Toh Research Group as Research Intern. Welcome Hong Hao!

  • 23 Mar 2015. Jun Sheng joins Toh Research Group as Research Assistant. Welcome Jun Sheng!

  • 4 Mar 2015. Shipin’s abstract, “Adipogenic potential of injectable bFGF-loaded decellularized adipose tissue matrix” has been accepted for oral presentation at the 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering (July 6-8, 2015) at NUS, Singapore.

  • 22 Feb 2015. Qiqi’s 1st authored paper, “Modulation of dental pulp stem cell odontogenesis in a tunable PEG-fibrinogen hydrogel system” has been accepted for publication in Stem Cells International. Well done Qiqi!

  • 13 Jan 2015. Shipin is awarded NUS research scholarship and joins Toh Research Group as a Research Scholar. Congrats Shipin!

  • 5 Jan 2015. Dr Toh’s co-authored paper, “Differential effects of the extracellular microenvironment on human embryonic stem cells differentiation into keratinocytes and their subsequent replicative lifespan” has been accepted for publication in Tissue Engineering Part A. This work was done in collaboration with Mehdi and A/Prof Cao. 

2014

  • 15 Dec 2014. Dr Toh is invited to give a seminar on “Tissue Engineering in Dentistry” at the  VA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, in Boston on March 13, 2015.

  • 9 Dec 2014. Qiqi’s abstract, “Modulation of dental pulp stem cell odontogenesis by tunable hydrogels” has been accepted for oral presentation at the 2015 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition (March 11-14, 2015) at Boston, MA, USA.

  • 24 Sep 2014. Thibaud’s 1st authored paper, “Investigation of human embryonic stem cell-derived keratinocytes as an in vitro research model for mechanical stress dynamic response" has been accepted for publication in Stem Cell Reviews and Reports. This is a joint work with A/Prof Cao. 

  • 4 Aug 2014. Thulasi is awarded NUS research scholarship and joins Toh Research Group as a Research Scholar. Congrats Thulasi!

  • 4 Aug 2014. Dr Toh is invited as guest editor of Stem Cell International for the Special Issue on "Stem Cells: Microenvironment, Micro/Nanotechnology and Application"

  • 1 Aug 2014. Dr Toh’s invited book chapter, “Hydrogels for stem cell fate control and delivery in regenerative medicine” has been accepted for publication in Springer Book.

  • 17 July 2014. Dr Toh is inducted into Editorial Board of International Journal of Dentistry and Oral Science, SciDoc.

  • 7 July 2014. Shin Ying and Collin join as Polytechnic Interns. Welcome Shin Ying and Collin!

  • 25 June 2014. Shipin joins Toh Research Group as Research Assistant. Welcome Shipin!

  • 19 June 2014. Dr Toh’s invited protocol chapter, “Derivation of chondrogenic cells from human embryonic stem cells for cartilage tissue engineering” has been accepted for publication in Springer Protocols. 

  • 9 June 2014. Dr Toh is inducted into Editorial Board of Progress in STEM CELL, Springer.

  • 22 May 2014. Dr Toh’s paper, “Advances in mesenchymal stem cell-based strategies for cartilage repair and regeneration” has been accepted for publication in Stem Cell Reviews and Reports.

  • 21 May 2014. Henry joins Toh Research Group as Research Intern. Welcome Henry!

  • 8 April 2014. Dr Toh’s invited co-authored paper with Dr. Loh, “Advances in hydrogel delivery systems for tissue regeneration” has been accepted for publication in Materials Science  and Engineering C.

  • 1 April 2014. Dr Toh is inducted into Editorial Board of Genes and Diseases, Elsevier. 

  • 28 Mar 2014. Dr. Toh’s co-authored paper, “Distribution of basement membrane molecules laminin and collagen type IV in normal and degenerated cartilage tissues” is featured as cover page of the journal issue. 

  • 4 March 2014. Toh Research Group website is up!

  • 3 Mar 2014. Mirali joins Toh Research Group as Research Intern. Welcome Mirali!

  • 5 Feb 2014. Dr Toh’s co-authored paper, “Identification of nephrotoxic compounds with embryonic stem cell-derived human renal proximal tubular-like cells” has got accepted for publication in Molecular Pharmaceutics. This work was done in collaboration with Yao Li and Dr. Zink in IBN, A*STAR.

2013

  • 23 Dec 2013. Thulasi joins Toh Research Group as Research Intern. Welcome Thulasi!

  • 16 Dec 2013. Qiqi joins Toh Research Group as Research Assistant. Welcome Qiqi!

  • 3 Dec 2013. Dr Toh Wei Seong is inducted into NUSTEP, LSI as member of the Cranio-Maxillofacial Group.

  • 3 Dec 2013. Dr Toh’s co-authored paper, “Basement membrane molecules in normal and degenerated cartilage tissues” has got accepted for publication in Cartilage. This work was done in collaboration with Dr. Casper Foldager in Aarhus University and Prof Bjorn Olsen and Prof Myron Spector in Harvard University.   

  • 22 Nov 2013. Dr Toh’s co-authored paper, “Modulation of chondrocyte functions and stiffness-dependent cartilage repair using an injectable enzymatic crosslinked hydrogel with tunable mechanical properties” has got accepted for publication in Biomaterials. This work was done in collaboration with Dr Wang Li-shan and Dr. Kurisawa in IBN, A*STAR.

  • 3 Sep 2013. Dr Toh Wei Seong joins NUS, FOD, and Toh Research Group is formed.
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