Dr. Tang Kim San

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Contact Details

B.Sc. (UPM), Ph.D. (Alberta), GradCertHigherEd
Lecturer – Pharmacology

Office: Building 2, Level 5, Room 52
Tel: +603 5514 4958
Fax: +603 5514 6364
E-mail: tang.kim.san@monash.edu

Biodata

Dr. Tang obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Universiti Putra Malaysia and a Doctor of Philosophy from the Department of Pharmacology of the University of Alberta in Edmonton. He worked as a research fellow at the Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders of the St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre in Winnipeg, Canada prior to joining the Monash University Malaysia in August 2009 as a lecturer. He has also received several national and international awards such as a scholarship award from the International Society of Neurochemistry, and the ‘Focus on Stroke’ Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. His research interest focuses on the mechanisms underlying the brain cell death in neurodegenerative diseases.

Areas of Expertise

  1. Pharmacology
  2. Cell physiology

Academic Qualifications

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (GCHE)
InstitutionMonash University
Year Awarded2016
 
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
InstitutionThe University of Alberta
Year Awarded2005
 
Bachelor of Science
InstitutionUniversiti Putra Malaysia
Year Awarded1999

(A) SCHOLARLY JOURNALS 

Tang KS. Protective effect of arachidonic acid and linoleic acid on 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium-induced toxicity in PC12 cells. Lipids in Health and Disease 2014; 13: 197-204.
Tang KS, Suh SW, Alano CC, Shao Z, Hunt WT, Swanson RA and Anderson CM. Astrocytic poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 activation leads to bioenergetic depletion and inhibition of glutamate uptake capacity. Glia 2010; 58(4): 446-457.
Tang KS, Wang N, Tse A and Tse FW. Influence of quantal size and cAMP on the kinetics of quantal catecholamine release from rat chromaffin cells. Biophysical Journal 2007; 92: 2735-2746.
Xu J, Tang KS, Lu VB, Weerasinghe CP, Tse A and Tse FW. Maintenance of quantal size and immediately releasable granules in rat chromaffin cells by glucocorticoid. American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology 2005; 289: C1122-C1133. 
Tang KS, Tse A and Tse FW. Differential regulation of multiple populations of granules in rat adrenal chromaffin cells by culture duration and cyclic AMP. Journal of Neurochemistry 2004; 92: 1126-1139.

(B)  SCHOLARLY JOURNALS (REFEREED ONLY)

Tang KS. Protective effect of arachidonic acid and linoleic acid on 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium-induced toxicity in PC12 cells. Lipids in Health and Disease 2014; 13: 197-204.
Tang KS, Suh SW, Alano CC, Shao Z, Hunt WT, Swanson RA and Anderson CM. Astrocytic poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 activation leads to bioenergetic depletion and inhibition of glutamate uptake capacity. Glia 2010; 58(4): 446-457.
Tang KS, Wang N, Tse A and Tse FW. Influence of quantal size and cAMP on the kinetics of quantal catecholamine release from rat chromaffin cells. Biophysical Journal 2007; 92: 2735-2746.
Xu J, Tang KS, Lu VB, Weerasinghe CP, Tse A and Tse FW. Maintenance of quantal size and immediately releasable granules in rat chromaffin cells by glucocorticoid. American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology 2005; 289: C1122-C1133. 
Tang KS, Tse A and Tse FW. Differential regulation of multiple populations of granules in rat adrenal chromaffin cells by culture duration and cyclic AMP. Journal of Neurochemistry 2004; 92: 1126-1139.

Local Grants

Title The role of metal oxide nanoparticles in Alzheimer's disease
Investigators Tang KS, Teng WD, Rangabhatla P, Tan JS 
Funding (Start & End Year) 2012 - 2016
Funding Body/Organisation The Ministry of Education, Malaysia
Funding Amount RM144,100
 
Title Heterocyclic purine analogues: xanthine oxidase substrates or inhibitors?
Investigators Dolzhenko A, Othman I, Chow SC, Tang KS
Funding (Start & End Year) 2014 - 2016
Funding Body/Organisation The Ministry of Education, Malaysia
Funding Amount RM83,200
 
Title Synthesis and mechanistic study of oligostilbenoid-indole hybrids for potential antidiabetic lead compounds
Investigators Velu S, Tang KS
Funding (Start & End Year) 2012 - 2015
Funding Body/Organisation                   The Ministry of Education, Malaysia
Funding Amount RM72,000

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