Tham AY, Gandhimathi C, Praveena J, Venugopal JR, Ramakrishna S, Kumar SD. (2016). Minocycline loaded hybrid composites nanoparticles for osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells to bone tissue engineering. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17(8), 1222.
Suriyanto, Ng EY, Say XJ, Ng CE, Yan XS, Kumar SD. (2016). Quantitative means for differentiating renal obstruction by analysing renography by compartmental modelling of renal fluid flow rate. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 37(9), 904-910.
Jayaraman P, Gandhimathi C, Venugopal JR, Becker DL, Ramakrishna S, Kumar SD. (2015). Controlled release of drugs in electrosprayed nanoparticles for bone tissue engineering. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 94, 77-95.
Canchi T, Kumar SD, Ng EY, Narayanan S. (2015). A review of computational methods to predict the risk of rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Biomed Research International, 861627.
Arrojo e Drigo R, Ali Y, Diez J, Kumar SD, Berggren PO, Boehm BO. (2015). New insights into the architecture of the islet of Langerhans: a focused cross-species assessment. Diabetologia, 58(10), 2218-28.
Gandhimathi G, Venugopal JR, Sundarrajan S, Sridhar R, Tay SSW, Ramakrishna S, Kumar SD. (2015). Breathable medicine: Pulmonary mode of drug delivery. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 15(4), 2591-2604.
Gandhimathi C, Venugopal JR, Tham YA, Ramakrishna S, Kumar SD. (2015). Biomimetic hybrid nanofibrous substrates for mesenchymal stem cells differentiation into osteogenic cells. Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications, 49, 776-85.
Gandhimathi C, Neo XH, Praveena J, Venugopal JR, Ramakrishna S, Kumar SD. (2015). Controlled release of dexamethasone in PCL/silk fibroin/ascorbic acid nanoparticles for the initiation of adipose derived stem cells into osteogenesis. Journal of Drug Metabolism & Toxicology, 5:177.
Gandhimathi C, Venugopal JR, Bhaarathy V, Ramakrishna S, Kumar SD. (2014). Biocomposite nanofibrous strategies for the controlled release of biomolecules for skin tissue regeneration. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 9, 4709-22.
Peh MT, Anwar AB, Ng DS, Atan MS, Kumar SD, Moore PK. (2014). Effect of feeding a high fat diet on hydrogen sulfide (H2S) metabolism in the mouse. Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry, 41, 138-45.
Qabazard B, Li L, Gruber J, Peh MT, Ng LF, Kumar SD, Rose P, Tan CH, Dymock BW, Wei F, Swain SC, Halliwell B, Stürzenbaum SR, Moore PK. (2014). Hydrogen sulfide is an endogenous regulator of ageing in Caenorhabditis elegans. Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, 20(16), 2621-30.
Sukanya S, Jadhav SP, Tay SSW, Bay BH, Kumar SD, Danny R, Dheen ST. (2013). Analysis of epigenetic factors in mouse embryonic neural stem cells exposed to hyperglycemia. PLoS ONE, 8(6), e65945.
Basu S*, Kumar SD*, Yang K, Raina H, Banerjee S, Zhang R, Fisher SA, Proweller A. (2013). Notch transcriptional control of vascular smooth muscle regulatory gene expression and function. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 288 (16), 11191-202. *Equal authorship.
Vijaya M, Manikandan J, Parakalan R, Dheen ST, Kumar SD*, Tay SS. (2013). Differential gene expression profiles during embryonic heart development in diabetic mice pregnancy. Gene, 516(2), 218-27. * Corresponding author.
Kumar SD*, Vijaya M, Samy RP, Dheen ST, Ren M, Watt F, Kang YJ, Bay BH, Tay SS. (2012). Zinc supplementation prevents cardiomyocyte apoptosis and congenital heart defects in embryos of diabetic mice. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 53(8), 1595-606. * Corresponding author.
Lu J, Ng KC, Ling G, Wu J, Poon DJ, Kan EM, Tan MH, Wu YJ, Li P, Moochhala S, Yap E, Lee LK, Teo M, Yeh IB, Sergio DM, Chua F, Kumar SD, Ling EA. (2012). Effect of blast exposure on the brain structure and cognition in Macaca fascicularis. Journal of Neurotrauma, 29(7), 1434-54.
Cui Y*, Wang W*, Dong N*, Lou J*, Kumar SD, Cheng W, Huang X, Liu M, Fang C, Peng J, Chen S, Wu S, Liu Z, Dong L, Zhou Y, Wu Q. (2012). Role of corin in trophoblast invasion and uterine spiral artery remodelling in pregnancy. Nature, 484(7393), 246-50. *Equal authorship.
Li T, Jan M, Kumar SD and Low AF. (2012). Development of piezoelectric ultrasonic thrombolysis device for blood clot emulsification. ISRN Materials Science, 2012(106484), 6 pages.
Loh WT, Dheen ST, Jiang B, Kumar SD, Tay SS. (2011). Molecular and morphological characterization of neural tube defects in embryos of diabetic Swiss Albino mice. Histology and Histopathology, 26(8), 965-78.
Gouk SS, Loh YF, Kumar SD, Watson PF, Kuleshova LL. (2011). Cryopreservation of mouse testicular tissue: prospect for harvesting spermatogonial stem cells for fertility preservation. Fertility and Sterility, 95(7), 2399-403.
Kumar SD, Krishnamurthy K, Manikandan J, Pakeerappa PN, Pushparaj PN. (2011). Deciphering the key molecular and cellular events in neutrophil transmigration during acute inflammation. Bioinformation, 22:6(3), 111-4.
Nayak D, Huo Y, Kwang WX, Pushparaj PN, Kumar SD, Ling EA, Dheen ST. (2010). Sphingosine kinase 1 regulates the expression of proinflammatory cytokines and nitric oxide in activated microglia. Neuroscience, 166(1), 132-44.
Shoba B, Lwin ZM, Ling LS, Bay BH, Yip GW, Kumar SD. (2009). Function of sirtuins in biological tissues. The Anatomical Record, 292(4), 536-43.
Tay WL, Yip GW, Tan PH, Matsumoto K, Yeo R, Ng TP, Kumar SD, Tsujimoto M, Bay BH. (2009). Y-Box-binding protein-1 is a promising predictive marker of radioresistance and chemoradioresistance in nasopharyngeal cancer. Modern Pathology, 22(2), 282-90.
Dheen ST, Tay SS, Boran J, Ting LW, Kumar SD, Fu J, Ling EA. (2009). Recent studies on neural tube defects in embryos of diabetic pregnancy: an overview. Current Medicinal Chemistry, 16(18), 2345-54.
Jiang B, Kumar SD, Loh WT, Manikandan J, Ling EA, Tay SS, Dheen ST. (2008). Global gene expression analysis of cranial neural tubes in embryos of diabetic mice. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 86(16), 3481-93.
Pushparaj PN, Aarthi JJ, Manikandan J, Kumar SD. (2008). siRNA, miRNA, and shRNA: in vivo applications. Journal of Dental Research, 87(11), 992-1003.
Kumar SD, Yong SK, Dheen ST, Bay BH, Tay SS. (2008). Cardiac malformations are associated with altered expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and endothelial nitric oxide synthase genes in embryos of diabetic mice. Experimental Biology and Medicine, 233(11), 1421-32.
Manikandan J, Aarthi JJ, Kumar SD, Pushparaj PN. (2008). Oncomirs: the potential role of non-coding microRNAs in understanding cancer. Bioinformation, 20;2(8), 330-4.
Soo ET, Yip GW, Lwin ZM, Kumar SD, Bay BH. (2008). Heat shock proteins as novel therapeutic targets in cancer. In Vivo, 22(3), 311-5.
Pushparaj PN, Aarthi JJ, Kumar SD, Manikandan J. (2008). RNAi and RNAa-the yin and yang of RNAome. Bioinformation, 2(6), 235-7.
Kumar SD, Dheen ST, Tay SS. (2007). Maternal diabetes induces congenital heart defects in mice by altering the expression of genes involved in cardiovascular development. Cardiovascular Diabetology, 6, 34.
Kumar SD*, Tay SS, Ling EA. (2006). Partial urethral obstruction enhances NADPH-diaphorase activity in the monkey (Macaca fascicularis) bladder: light and electron microscopic studies. Histology and Histopathology, 21(4), 383-91. * Corresponding author.
Ji JF, Dheen ST, Kumar SD, He BP, Tay SS. (2005). Expressions of cytokines and chemokines in the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus nerve after right vagotomy. Brain research, 142(1), 47-57.
Kumar SD, Tay SS. (2000). Changes in peptidergic nerves in the atrioventricular valves of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats: a confocal microscopy study. The Anatomical Record, 258(3), 277-85.
Kumar SD, Tay SS. (1999). Ultrastructural changes in the atrioventricular valves of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Journal fuer Hirnforschung, 39(4), 559-66.
Honours & Awards
Long Service Award for Service to Education, MOE, Singapore, 2015
SHBC Best Poster Award, Health Professions Education, Singapore, 2014
Singapore Young Investigator Award, Basic Science/ Translational Research, Singapore, 2014
Favorite Faculty, LKCMedicine, NTU, 2014
Reviewer Recognition Award, Singapore Medical Journal, 2012
Pewter Award for Service to Education, MOE, Singapore, 2011
Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA, 2010/2011
Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA, 2009/2010
AAA Postdoctoral Travel Scholarship, New Orleans, USA, 2009
Finalist, AAA Postdoctoral Poster Award, EB2009, USA, 2009
Appreciation Letter for Revised Phase 1 Curriculum, Dean, YLLSoM, NUS, 2008
Appreciation Letter for Mentorship Program, Vice-Dean (Education), YLLSoM, NUS, 2006
Scholarship, Kazato Research Foundation and 8APEM, Japan, 2004
Appreciation Letter for Patient Satisfaction and Service Excellence, CEO, NUH, 2002
Travel Scholarships, Microscopy Society (Singapore), 1998 and 2000
Graduate Research Scholarship, YLLSoM, NUS, 1998-2000
Undergraduate Merit Scholarship, RYA, Chennai, India, 1989-1994
Integration Lead Educator (ILE), YLLSoM, NUS
Member, Phase I Committee, YLLSoM, NUS
Member, Phase I Curriculum and Assessment Committee, YLLSoM, NUS
Member, Phase I System Based Workgroup (SBW) Committee, YLLSoM, NUS
Member, Phases I & II Collaborative Learning Cases (CLC) Committee, YLLSoM, NUS
Vice-Chairperson, Lianhua Primary School Advisory Committee, Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore
Visiting Professor, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Bharath University, India
Associate Editor, Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics
Editorial Board Member, Annals of Clinical Cytology and Histology
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Cytology and Tissue Biology
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University
Lead for Anatomy, Co-Lead for Human Structure & Function, LKCMedicine, NTU, Singapore (2012–2016)
Assistant Professor, LKCMedicine, NTU, Singapore (2012–2016)