Journal Publications

* Denotes corresponding author.

2017

  1. Yeo ELL, Thong PSP, Soo KC, Kah JCY*, submitted.
  2. Kiew SF, Ho YT, Kiew LV, Kah JCY, Lee HB, Imae T, Chung LY, submitted.
  3. Yeo ELL, Cheah JUJ, Lim BY, Thong PSP, Soo KC, Kah JCY*. Protein Corona around Gold Nanorods as a Drug Carrier for Multimodal Cancer Therapy, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2017; 3(6): 1039 - 1050.
  4. Reyes M, Piotrowski M, Ang SK, Chan J, He S, Chu JJH, Kah JCY*. Exploiting the Anti-Aggregation of Gold Nanostars for Rapid Detection of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Causing Enterovirus 71 using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy, Analytical Chemistry 2017; 89 (10): 5373–5381.
  5. Ho YT, Adriani G, Beyer S, Nhan PT, Kamm RD, Kah JCY*. A Facile Method to Probe the Vascular Permeability of Nanoparticles in Nanomedicine Applications, Scientific Reports 2017; 7: 707.
  6. Chan KP, Gao Y, Goh JX, Susanti D, Yeo ELL, Chao SH, Kah JCY*. Exploiting the Protein Corona from Cell Lysate on DNA Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for Enhanced mRNA Translation, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2017; 9: 10408 - 10417.
  7. Quach QH, Kah JCY*. Non-Specific Adsorption of Complement Proteins Affects Complement Activation Pathways of Gold Nanomaterials, Nanotoxicology 2017; 11: 382 – 394.
  8. He S, Chua J, Tan EKM, Kah JCY*. Optimizing the SERS Enhancement of a Facile Gold Nanostars Immobilized Paper-Based SERS Substrate, RSC Advances 2017; 7: 16264 – 16272.
  9. Yeo ELL, Neo DJH, Cheah JUJ, Goh WI, Thong PSP, Kanchanawong P, Kah JCY*. Exploiting the Protein Corona around Gold Nanorods for Low-Dose Combined Photothermal and Photodynamic Therapy with a Single Laser Excitation, J Mater Chem B 2017; 5: 254-268.
  10. Sarayu GSS, Pillai AB, Ramachandrappa VS, Kadhiravan T, Dhodapkar R, Kah JCY, Rajendiran S. Increased Serum Levels of Macrophage Activation Marker sCD163 in Dengue Patients, J Clin Virol 2017; 86: 62 – 67.

2016

  1. Koh WL, Tham PH, Yu H*, Leo HL*, Kah JCY*. Aggregation and Protein Corona Formation on Gold Nanoparticles Affect Viability and Liver Functions of Primary Rat Hepatocytes, Nanomedicine 2016; 11(17): 2275-2287.
  2. Ho YT, Poinard B, Kah JCY*. Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems and their Use in Cardiac Tissue Regeneration, Nanomedicine 2016; 11: 693-714.
  3. Patra A, Tao D, Engudar G, Wang Y, Dykas MM, Liedberg B, Kah JCY*, Venkatesan T, Drum CL. Component Specific Analysis of Plasma Protein Corona Formation On Gold Nanoparticles Using Multiplexed Surface Plasmon Resonance, Small 2016; 12: 1174–1182.

2015

  1. He S, Kang MWC, Khan FJ, Tan EKM, Silverio RMA, Kah JCY*. Optimizing Gold Nanostars from One-Pot Synthesis as a Colloid-Based Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Substrate, J Optics 2015; 17: 114013.(Invited Article)
  2. Salafi T, Kah JCY*. Design of Unobtrusive Wearable Mental Stress Monitoring Device Using Physiological Sensor. IFMBE Proceedings 2015; 52: 11-14.
  3. Yeo ELL, Chua AJS, Parthasarathy K, Yeo HY, Ng ML, Kah JCY*. Understanding Aggregation-based Assays: Nature of Protein Corona and Number of Epitopes on Antigen Matters. RSC Advances 2015; 5: 14982-14993.
  4. Ho YT, Poinard B, Yeo ELL, Kah JCY*. An instantaneous colorimetric protein assay based on spontaneous formation of a protein corona on gold nanoparticles. Analyst 2015; 140: 1026-1036.

2014

  1. Kah JCY*, Yeo ELL. Bioengineering on the Nanoscale: the Inspiration We can Draw from Endogenous Systems Interactions to Design the Nano-Bio Interface, Austin J Biotechnol Bioeng 2014; 1(3): 2.
  2. Kah JCY, Grabinski C, Untener E, Garrett C, Chen J, Zhu D, Hussain SM, Hamad-Schifferli K. Protein coronas on gold nanorods passivated with amphiphilic ligands affect cytotoxicity and cellular response to penicillin/streptomycin. ACS Nano 2014; 8(5): 4608-4620.

2013

  1. Kah JCY*, Yeo ELL, Koh WL, Poinard BEA, Neo DJH. Gold nanomaterial interface to biology to probe and modulate biological processes, Crit Rev Biomed Eng 2013; 41: 391-408.
  2. Cifuentes Rius A, de Puig H, Kah JCY, Borros S, Hamad-Schifferli K. Optimizing the properties of the protein corona surrounding nanoparticles for tuning payload release. ACS Nano 2013; 7(11): 10066-10074.
  3. Mehta K, Zhang P, Yeo ELL, Kah JCY, Chen N. Dark-field circular depolarization optical coherence microscopy. Biomed Opt Express 2013; 4(9): 1683-1691.
  4. Kah JCY, Stability and aggregation assays of nanoparticles in biological media. Methods Mol Biol 2013; 1025: 119-126.

2012

  1. Kah JCY, Chen J, Zubieta A, Hamad-Schifferli K. Exploiting the protein corona around gold nanorods for loading and triggered release. ACS Nano 2012; 6(8): 6730–6740. (Article highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology Research Highlights)
  2. Kah JCY, Zubieta A, Saavedra R, Hamad-Schifferli K. Stability of gold nanorods passivated with amphiphilic ligands. Langmuir 2012; 28(24): 8834–8844.

2009

  1. Kah JCY, Olivo M, Chow TH, Song KS, Koh KZY, Mhaisalkar S, Sheppard CJR. Control of gold nanoshells optical contrast for OCT imaging of mouse xenograft tumor model in vivo. J Biomed Opt 2009; 14(05): 054015.
  2. Kah JCY, Chow TH, Ng BK, Razul SG, Olivo M, Sheppard CJR. Concentration dependence of gold nanoshells on the enhancement of OCT images: a quantitative study. Appl Opt 2009; 48: D96–108.
  3. Kah JCY, Wong KY, Olivo M, Song JH, Fu WP, Mhaisalkar S, Neoh KG, Sheppard CJR. Critical parameters in the pegylation of gold nanoshells for biomedical applications: an in vitro macrophage study. J Drug Targeting 2009; 17: 181–193.

2008

  1. Kah JCY, Wan RCY, Wong KY, Mhaisalkar S, Sheppard CJR, Olivo M. Combinatorial treatment of photothermal therapy using gold nanoshells with conventional photodynamic therapy to improve treatment efficacy: an in vitro study. Lasers Surg Med 2008; 40: 584–589.
  2. Kah JCY, Lau WKO, Tan PH, Sheppard CJR, Olivo M. Endoscopic Image Analysis of Photosensitizer Fluorescence as a Promising Noninvasive Approach for Pathological Grading of Bladder Cancer In Situ. J Biomed Opt 2008; 13(05): 054022.
  3. Phonthammachai N, Kah JCY, Guo J, Sheppard CJR, Olivo MC, Mhaisalkar SG, White TJ. Synthesis of contiguous silica-gold core-shell structures: Critical parameters and processes. Langmuir 2008; 24: 5109–5112.
  4. Kah JCY, Phonthammachai N, Wan RCY, Song J, White T, Mhaisalkar S, Ahmad I, Sheppard C, Olivo M. Synthesis of gold nanoshells based on the deposition-precipitation process. Gold Bull 2008; 41: 23–36.
  5. Kah JCY, Olivo MC, Lee CGL, Sheppard CJR. Molecular contrast of EGFR expression using gold nanoparticles as a reflectance-based imaging probe. Mol Cell Probes 2008; 22: 14–23.

2007

  1. Kah JCY, Kho KW, Lee CGL, Sheppard CJR, Shen ZX, Soo KC, Olivo MC. Early diagnosis of oral cancer based on the surface plasmon resonance of gold nanoparticles. Int J Nanomedicine 2007; 2: 785–798.
  2. Kho KW, Kah JCY, Lee CGL, Sheppard CJR, Shen ZX, Soo KC, Olivo MC. Applications of gold nanoparticles in the early detection of cancer. J Mech Med Biol 2007; 7: 19–35.
  3. Kah JCY, Chow TH, Olivo MC, Ng BK, Gulam RS, Sheppard CJR. Improving the optical contrast of backscattering signal in reflectance-based imaging with gold nanoshells. Proc Soc Photo Opt Instrum Eng 2007; 6633: 66330L-1 – 66330L-8.
  4. Chow TH, Kah JCY, Tan KM, Ng BK, Gulam RS, Sheppard CJR. Absorption effects in optical coherence tomography modeling. Proc Soc Photo Opt Instrum Eng 2007; 6627: 66270U-1 – 66270U-9.

2006

  1. Kah JCY, Sheppard CJR, Lee CGL, Olivo MC. Application of antibody-conjugated gold nanoparticles for optical molecular imaging of epithelial carcinoma cells. Proc Soc Photo Opt Instrum Eng 2006; 6095: 609503-1 – 609503-6.

2005

  1. Kah JCY, Olivo M, Lau WKO, Sheppard CJR. Pathological diagnosis of bladder cancer by image analysis of hypericin induced fluorescence cystoscopic images. Proc Soc Photo Opt Instrum Eng 2005; 5863: 58630X-1 – 58630X-8.
  2. Kah JCY, Olivo MC, Lee CGL, Sheppard CJR. Antibody-conjugated gold nanoparticles and its interaction with epithelial carcinoma cells for optical molecular imaging. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2005; 34: S231.

Books / Book Chapters

  1. Kah JCY, Xu Z. (2016). New Developments in Gold Nanomaterials Research. Nova Science Publishers.
  2. Kah JCY, Yeo ELL, He S, Engudar G, “Gold nanorods in photomedicine”, in Applications of Nanoscience in Photomedicine, eds. M. Hamblin, P. Avci and S. Lakshmanan, 2014.
  3. Kah JCY, “Stability and aggregation assays of nanoparticles in biological media”, in Nanomaterials Interfaces in Biology (Methods in Molecular Biology), eds. K. Hamad-Schifferli and P. Bergese, 2013.
  4. Kah JCY. (2011). Gold Nanomaterials: Applications in Cancer Imaging and Therapy. Saarbrücken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.

 

Conference Presentations

2017

  1. Mi X, Bean S, Yeo ELL, Kah JCY, Heldt CL, “Colorimetric virus detection using gold nanoparticle aggregation,” presented at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, USA, 29 October – 3 November 2017, oral presentation.
  2. Yeo ELL, Cheah JUJ, Thong PSP, Kah JCY, “Exploiting the Nano-Bio Interface as a Drug Delivery Carrier for Cancer Therapy,” presented at the 8th International Nanomedicine Conference, Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia, 3 – 5 July 2017, oral presentation (Invited talk).
  3. Quach QH, Kah JCY, “Non-specific Adsorption of Complement Proteins Affects Complement Activation Pathways of Gold Nanomaterials,” presented at the 8th International Nanomedicine Conference, Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia, 3 – 5 July 2017, poster presentation.
  4. Yeo ELL, Thong PSP, Soo KC, Kah JCY, “Protein Corona around Gold Nanorods as a Drug Carrier for Combined Photodynamic and Photothermal Cancer Therapy in Small Animals In Vivo,” presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Cancer Nanotechnology, Mount Snow, Vermont, USA, 18 – 23 June 2017, poster presentation.
  5. He S, Kah JCY, “Functionalized gold nanostars for label-free detection of PKA phosphorylation using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy,” presented at the 5th International Conference on Biophotonics, Fremantle, Australia, 30 April – 1 May 2017, poster presentation.
  6. Kang MWC, Wong YL, Piotrowski M, Teo JWP, He S, Kah JCY, “A gold nanostar-based SERS platform for point-of-care diagnostics of carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriacae,” presented at the 5th International Conference on Biophotonics, Fremantle, Australia, 30 April – 1 May 2017, poster presentation.

2016

  1. Ho YT, Adriani G, Beyer S, Nhan PT, Kamm RD, Kah JCY, “Understanding the Effects of the Protein Corona on Nanoparticle Permeability with an In Vitro Microfluidic Platform for Vascular Permeability,” presented at the 16th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME 2016), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 7 – 10 December 2016, oral presentation.
  2. Reyes MAS, Wong YL, He S, Kah JCY, “Low Cost, Rapid Diagnostics of Microbial Pathogens,” presented at the 16th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME 2016), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 7 – 10 December 2016, oral presentation.
  3. Yeo ELL, Neo DJH, Cheah JUJ, Goh WI, Kanchanawong P, Soo KC, Thong PSP, Kah JCY, “Integrated Phototherapy Nanodevice for Combined Photodynamic and Photothermal Therapy,” presented at 9th Asian Photochemistry Conference (APC2016), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 4 – 8 December 2016, oral presentation (Invited talk).
  4. Poinard B, Kah JCY, "Polydopamine, a potential mucopenetrative nanomaterial capable of multimodal therapy for bladder cancer," presented at the International Conference on Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology 2016, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France, 28 - 30 September 2016, poster presentation.
  5. Yeo ELL, Cheah JUJ, Lim BY, Thong PSP, Soo KC, Kah JCY, “Laser-Triggered Simultaneous Trimodal Cancer Therapy using Gold Nanorods with a Human Serum Protein Corona Co-Loaded with a Photosensitizer and Chemotherapeutic Agent,” presented at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress, Academia, Singapore, 23 – 24 September 2016, oral presentation.
  6. Ang SK, Reyes MAS, Chu JJH, Kah JCY, “A rapid and sensitive nanotechnology platform based on Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) for detection of Enterovirus 71,” presented at the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease International Conference 2016 (HFMDIC2016), Biopolis, Singapore, 25 – 26 July 2016, poster presentation.
  7. Kah JCY, “Surface Functionalization of Gold Nanoparticles with Functional Biomolecules for Biomedical Applications, presented at International Symposium of Functional Molecules for Biomedical Applications, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, 22 July 2016, oral presentation (Invited talk).
  8. Quach QH, Kah JCY, “Gold Nanoparticles Interact with Complement Proteins to Activate the Complement System,” presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Noble Metal Nanoparticles, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, USA, 19 – 24 June 2016, poster presentation.
  9. Reyes M, Wong YL, Piotrowski M, Chu J, Teo J, Kah JCY, “Detection of Human Enterovirus 71EV71 and Carbapenamase Producing Enterobacteriaceae using Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) by Gold Nanostars,” presented at the 2nd Central European Biomedical Congress, Auditorium Maximum, Krakow, Poland, 15 – 18 June 2016, poster presentation.
  10. Kah JCY, “Probing Vasculature Permeability of Nanomaterials for Biomedicine with a Microfluidic Model,” presented at the 90th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, 5 – 8 June 2016, oral presentation (Invited talk).
  11. Ho YT, Adriani G, Beyer S, Kamm R, Kah JCY, “Probing Vasculature Permeability of Nanoparticles with A Tunable Microfluidic Model,” presented at the 8th International Symposium on Microchemistry and Microsystems (ISMM 2016), Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, 30 May – 1 June 2016, oral presentation.
  12. James Kah, Jess Low, Lim Pei, Teo Swee Teng, Woon Cher Xu, Wu Po Cheng, Maureen Lee, Frederick Tey, “Stratification of Human Anxiety through Biometrics and Pattern Classification”, presented at the Measuring Behavior 2016, Dublin, Ireland, 25 – 27 May 2016, poster presentation.
  13. Ho YT, Adriani G, Beyer S, Kamm R, Kah JCY, “An In Vitro Microfluidic Platform for Probing Nanoparticle Permeability,” presented at the 10th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 14 May 2016, oral presentation (Gold Award for Graduate Category).
  14. Yeo ELL, Cheah JUJ, Kah JCY, “Enhancement of Photodynamic Therapy by Chlorin e6 using Gold Nanorods with an Apolipoprotein E Corona,” presented at the 10th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 14 May 2016, oral presentation (Silver Award for Graduate Category).
  15. Reyes M, Chan JQ, Piotrowski M, Ang SK, Chu JJH, Kah JCY, “An Aggregation-based SERS Scheme for the Rapid Detection of Enterovirus 71,” presented at the 10th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 14 May 2016, oral presentation (Merit Award for Undergraduate Category).
  16. Azman NA, Ho YT, Kah JCY, “Studying the effect of protein corona formation on nanoparticles and how it potentially affects margination,” presented at the 10th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 14 May 2016, oral presentation.
  17. Cheah JUJ, Yeo ELL, Kah JCY, “Protein Corona Coated Gold Nanorods in Tri-modal Phototherapy Treatment of Cancer,” presented at the 10th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 14 May 2016, oral presentation.
  18. Yow NW, Wong YL, Teo J, Kah JCY, “Gold Nanostar (AuNS) Platform for Detection of Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in the Healthcare Setting,” presented at the 10th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 14 May 2016, poster presentation (Best Poster for High School Category).
  19. Chan JQ, Reyes M, Piotrowski M, Ang SK, Chu JJH, Kah JCY, “Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) based Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD),” presented at the 10th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 14 May 2016, oral presentation (Silver Award for High School Category).

2015

  1. Kah JCY, “Engineering Nanoscale Interface to Biology,” presented at the International Symposium on Nanomedicine Molecular Science 2015, University of Tokyo, Japan, 25 – 26 November 2015, oral presentation (Invited talk).
  2. Patra A, Tao D, Engudar G, Drum CL, Venkatesan TV, Kah JCY, "A Robust Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR)-based Protocol to Study Biomolecules-Nanoparticles Interactions," presented at the 250th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, Boston, USA, 16 - 20 August 2015, oral presentation.
  3. Ho YT, Lee SWL, Azman NA, Beyer S, Adriani G, Kamm R, Kah JCY, "Vascular Margination and Permeability of Corona-Coated Polystyrene Nanoparticles in Microfluidic Devices," presented at the 250th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, Boston, USA, 16 - 20 August 2015, poster presentation.
  4. Engudar G, Ho YT, Kah JCY, "Protein Corona Formed from Different Blood Plasma Proteins Affects the Colloidal Stability of Nanoparticles
    Differently," presented at the 250th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, Boston, USA, 16 - 20 August 2015, poster presentation.
  5. Chan KP, Gao Y, Susanti D, Goh JX, Yeo ELL, Chao JSH, Kah JCY, "Exploiting the Protein Corona around DNA-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles for Enhancement of Insulin Translation in vitro," presented at the 250th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, Boston, USA, 16 - 20 August 2015, oral presentation.
  6. Yeo ELL, Neo DJH, Cheah JUJ, Goh WI, Thong PSP, Kanchanawong P, Kah JCY, "The Protein Corona as a Drug Delivery Vector to Enable Low-Dose Multimodal Cancer Therapy," presented at the 250th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, Boston, USA, 16 - 20 August 2015, oral presentation.
  7. Kah JCY, "Engineering the Nano-Bio Interface for Disease Therapy," presented at the 250th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, Boston, USA, 16 - 20 August 2015, oral presentation (invited talk).
  8. Salafi T, Kah JCY, “Design of Unobtrusive Wearable Mental Stress Monitoring Device Using Physiological Sensor,” presented at the 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering, Singapore, 6 – 8 July 2015, oral presentation.
  9. Patra A, Tao D, Engudar G, Drum C, Venkatesan T, Kah JCY, “A Robust Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Protocol to Study Biomolecules-NP Interactions,” presented at the 8th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2015, Singapore, 28 June – 3 July 2015, oral presentation.
  10. Kah JCY, “Biomedical Engineering at the Nanoscale: the Inspiration We can Draw from Endogenous Systems Interactions to Design the Nano-Bio Interface,” presented at the IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Toronto, Canada, 7 – 12 June 2015, oral presentation (invited talk).
  11. Ho YT, Engudar G, Kah JCY, “A study on how different serum proteins affect the colloidal stability of nanoparticles,” presented at the 9th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 16 May 2016, oral presentation.
  12. Ho YT, Beyer S, Adriani G, Kamm RD, Kah JCY, “Microfluidic Platform for the Probing of Nanoparticle Permeability In Vitro,” presented at the 9th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 16 May 2016, oral presentation.
  13. Chan M, Quach QH, Ang SK, Chu JJH, Kah JCY, “Development of a point-of-care diagnostics for Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease (HFMD) utilizing Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) to detect HDMD-causing virus: EV71,” presented at the 9th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 16 May 2016, oral presentation.
  14. Kang M, Teo J, Kah JCY, “Rapid Detection of Carbapenamase-Producing Enterrobacteriaceae (CPE),” presented at the 9th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 16 May 2016, poster presentation.
  15. Lee SWL, Ho YT, Kah JCY, “The Size-Relevant Margination of Nanoparticles with a Protein Corona,” presented at the 9th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 16 May 2016, poster presentation.
  16. Kah JCY, "The Nano-Bio Interface to Probe and Modulate Biological Processes," presented at University of Malaya Faculty of Medicine Research Week 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11 - 15 May 2015, oral presentation (invited talk).
  17. Patra A, Tao D, Engudar G, Drum C, Venkatesan T, Kah JCY, “A Robust Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Protocol to Study Biomolecules-Nanoparticle Interactions,” presented at the 2015 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 6 – 10 April 2015, oral presentation.
  18. Kah JCY, "Exploiting the Non-Specific Adsorption of Proteins on Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications," presented at International Conference on Nanotoxicology, SASTRA University, Kumbakonam, India, 13 - 14 February 2015, oral presentation (invited talk).

2014

  1. Kah JCY, “Optimization of Gold Nanostars for Probing Molecules by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy,” presented at the 27th Regional Symposium of Malaysia Analytical Sciences (SKAM27), University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia, 8 December 2014, oral presentation (Invited talk).
  2. De Puig H, Cifuentes A, Kah JCY, Borros S, Hamad-Schifferli K, “Engineering the Protein Corona Surrounding Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications,” presented at the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, USA, 30 November – 5 December 2014, oral presentation.
  3. Yeo ELL, Neo DJH, Cheah JUJ, Thong PSP, Soo KJ, Kah JCY, “Integrated Phototherapy Device for Combined Photothermal and Photodynamic Therapy,” presented at the 9th Asian Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (APCMBE 2014), Tainan, Taiwan, 9 – 12 October 2014, oral presentation.
  4. Chan KP, Kah JCY, “Optimization of a Stable DNA Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles,” presented at the 9th Asian Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (APCMBE 2014), Tainan, Taiwan, 9 – 12 October 2014, oral presentation.
  5. Koh WL, Leo HL, Yu H, Kah JCY, "Understanding Hepatic Response to Gold Nanoparticles through Primary Rat Hepatocytes," presented at the 6th MRS-S Conference on Advanced Materials, Singapore, 22 - 24 July 2014, poster presentation.
  6. He S, Khan FJ, Senthoor D, Tan E, Silverio RMA, Kah JCY, "Optimization of Gold Nanostars for Probing Molecules by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)," presented at the 6th MRS-S Conference on Advanced Materials, Singapore, 22 - 24 July 2014, poster presentation.
  7. Ho YT, Bayer S, Tan PT, Kamm R, Kah JCY, "Nanoparticles Extravasation Across the Tissue-Vasculature Interface," presented at the 6th MRS-S Conference on Advanced Materials, Singapore, 22 - 24 July 2014, poster presentation.
  8. Engudar G, Patra A, Venkatesan TV, Kah JCY, "Protein Corona Formed from Different Proteins Affect the Colloidal Stability of Nanoparticles Differently," presented at the 6th MRS-S Conference on Advanced Materials, Singapore, 22 - 24 July 2014, poster presentation.
  9. Yeo E, Chua A, Ng M, Kah JCY, "Understanding Aggregation-Based Assays: Nature of Protein Corona and Number of Binding Sites on Antigen Matters," presented at the 6th MRS-S Conference on Advanced Materials, Singapore, 22 - 24 July 2014, poster presentation (Best Poster Award).
  10. Kah JCY, "Gold Nanomaterial Interface to Biology to Probe and Modulate Biological Processes," presented at the 6th MRS-S Conference on Advanced Materials, Singapore, 22 - 24 July 2014, oral presentation (invited talk).
  11. Senthoor D, Silverio RMA, Chua A, Ng M, Kah JCY, “Development of antibody-conjugated nanoparticles for prognosis of dengue severity,” presented at the 11th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN14), Thessaloniki, Greece, 8 – 11 July 2014, oral presentation.
  12. Koh WL, Leo HL, Yu H, Kah JCY, “Understanding Hepatic Response to Gold Nanoparticles through Primary Rat Hepatocytes,” presented at the 11th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN14), Thessaloniki, Greece, 8 – 11 July 2014, oral presentation.
  13. Yeo ELL, Neo DJH, Kah JCY, "Simultaneous Photothermal and Photodynamic Therapy with a Single Nanodevice," presented at the 11th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN14), Thessaloniki, Greece, 8 – 11 July 2014, oral presentation.
  14. He S, Khan FJ, Kah JCY, "Optimization of gold nanostars for probing molecules by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy," presented at the Nanobio Europe 2014, Munster, Germany, 2 - 4 June 2014, poster presentation.
  15. Ho YT, Bayer S, Kamm R, Kah JCY, "Influence of nanoparticle physical properties on particle distribution in flow for delivery of therapeutics to tissue engineered constructs," presented at the Nanobio Europe 2014, Munster, Germany, 2 - 4 June 2014, poster presentation.
  16. Engudar G, Patra A, Venkatesan TV, Kah JCY, "Protein corona formed from different proteins affect the colloidal stability of nanoparticles differently," presented at the Nanobio Europe 2014, Munster, Germany, 2 - 4 June 2014, poster presentation.
  17. Yeo ELL, Neo DJH, Kah JCY, "Simultaneous Photothermal and Photodynamic Therapy with a Single Nanodevice," presented at the Nanobio Europe 2014, Munster, Germany, 2 - 4 June 2014, oral presentation.
  18. Ho YT, Kah JCY, "Nanoparticle physical properties and its influence on particle distribution in flow," presented at the E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, Lille, France, 26 - 30 May 2014, poster presentation.
  19. Engudar G, Patra A, Venkatesan TV, Kah JCY, "Importance of physicochemical properties of proteins in affecting the protein corona around gold nanoparticles," presented at the E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, Lille, France, 26 - 30 May 2014, poster presentation.
  20. He S, Khan FJ, Kah JCY, "A Feasibility Study of NanoSERS Probe for Cancer Prognosis,"presented at the E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, Lille, France, 26 - 30 May 2014, oral presentation.
  21. Yeo E, Neo D, Kah JCY, "Simultaneous Photothermal and Photodynamic Therapy with a Single Nanodevice," presented at the E-MRS 2014 Spring Meeting, Lille, France, 26 - 30 May 2014, oral presentation.
  22. He S, Kah JCY, “Optimization of Gold Nanostars for Probing Molecules by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy,” presented at the 8th East Asian Consortium on Biomedical Engineering, Sendai, Japan, 12 - 13 March 2014, oral presentation.

2013

  1. Engudar G, Kah JCY, "Characterization of Gold Nanoparticles-Protein Corona to Understand its Implications in Biomedical Applications," presented at the 4th Trilateral Conference on Advances in Nanoscience: Energy, Water and Healthcare, Singapore, 5 - 7 December 2013, poster presentation.
  2. Koh WL, Leo HL, Yu H, Kah JCY, "Hepatic Effects of Nanoparticles Accumulation in the Liver," presented at the 4th Trilateral Conference on Advances in Nanoscience: Energy, Water and Healthcare, Singapore, 5 - 7 December 2013, poster presentation.
  3. Gao Y, Chan KP, Yeo ELL, Susanti D, Kah JCY, "Instantaneous DNA conjugation with Gold Nanoparticles: Optimization and its Potential Application in Enhancing Insulin Translation," presented at the 4th Trilateral Conference on Advances in Nanoscience: Energy, Water and Healthcare, Singapore, 5 - 7 December 2013, poster presentation.
  4. Kah JCY, "The good side of protein corona on nanoparticles," presented at the 15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Singapore, 4 - 7 December 2013, oral presentation (invited talk).
  5. Gao Y, Yeo ELL, Susanti D, Kah JCY, "Nano protein enhancer device (NanoPED) to increase insulin production in cells," presented at the 15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Singapore, 4 - 7 December 2013, oral presentation.
  6. Kah JCY, “Biomimetic at the nanoscale: The inspiration we can draw from endogenous systems interactions,” presented at the 10th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN13), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9 – 12 July 2013, oral presentation.
  7. Yeo ELL, Kah JCY, “Understanding aggregation-based assays: Nature of protein corona and number of antigen binding sites on antigen matters,” presented at the 10th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN13), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9 – 12 July 2013, poster presentation.
  8. Poinard B, Yeo ELL, Kah JCY, “Exploiting the spontaneous formation of protein corona on gold nanoparticles as an instantaneous colorimetric protein assay,” presented at the 10th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN13), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9 – 12 July 2013, poster presentation.
  9. Kah JCY, “Turning Sticky Issues into Opportunities - What We Can Learn from Nanoparticles' Experience,”presented at the 7th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2013, Singapore, 1 – 5 July 2013, oral presentation.
  10. Yeo ELL, Chua AJS, Ng MML, Kah JCY, “Understanding Aggregation-Based Assay: Nature of protein corona and number of binding sites on antigen matters,” presented at the 7th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2013, Singapore, 1 – 5 July 2013, poster presentation (Best Poster Award, Symposium BB: Nanomedicine).

2012

  1. Grabinski C, Kah JCY, Untener E, Garrett C, Maurer E, Hamad-Schifferli K, Hussain SM, “Protein adsorption and cellular response of gold nanorods coated with amphiphilic ligands,” presented at the NanoTechnology for Defense Conference 2012, Summerlin, USA, 6 – 9 August 2012, poster presentation.
  2. Kah JCY, Grabinski C, Zubieta A, Saavedra R, Hussain S, Hamad-Schifferli K, “Protein adsorption and types of amphiphilic ligands coated on gold nanorods affect their stability and cellular response,” presented at the E-MRS 2012 Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France, 14 – 18 May 2012, oral presentation.
  3. Kah JCY, Grabinski C, Zubieta A, Hussain S, Hamad-Schifferli K, “Exploiting the Gold Nanorod-Protein Corona Complex for Delivery and Remote Triggered Release of Small Molecular Therapeutics,” presented at the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 9 – 13 April 2012, oral presentation.

2009

  1. Law HP, Leom LT, Kah JCY, “Noninvasive nanoprobes based on nanochemistry of gold nanoparticles for glucose quantitation in urine,” presented at the 8th NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore, 16 – 17 October 2009, poster presentation.
  2. Teng BW, Wang WY, Kah JCY, “A gold nanoparticle based protein assay for the quantitation of protein in urine samples,” presented at the 8th NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore, 16 – 17 October 2009, poster presentation.
  3. Kah JCY, Chow TH, Olivo M, Sheppard CJR, “Gold nanoshells as a Contrast Agent for Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging of Mouse Xenograft Tumor,” presented at the 8th NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore, 16 – 17 October 2009, poster presentation.

2008

  1. Chow TH, Tan KM, Tay CM, Ng BK, Razul SG, Chia TF, Poh WT, Kah JCY, Sheppard CJR, “Plant diagnosis with optical coherence tomography,” presented at the Optics within Life Sciences–10 Biophotonics Asia 2008, Singapore, 2 – 4 July 2008, poster presentation.
  2. Wong KY, Kah JCY, Sheppard CJR, Olivo M, “Optimization of gold nanoshell surface characteristics using poly(ethylene glycol) for cancer diagnostics and therapies,” presented at the Optics within Life Sciences–10 Biophotonics Asia 2008, Singapore, 2 – 4 July 2008, poster presentation.
  3. Kah JCY, Chow TH, Shu TH, Koh KZY, Mhaisalkar SG, Olivo M, Sheppard CJR, “Gold nanoshells as Contrast Agents for Optical Coherence Tomography,” presented at the Optics within Life Sciences–10 Biophotonics Asia 2008, Singapore, 2 – 4 July 2008, oral presentation.
  4. Kah JCY, Wan RCY, Chow TH, Olivo MC, Mhaisalkar SG, Sheppard CJR, “The Use of Gold Nanoshells in Cancer Imaging and Therapy,” presented at the Spring 2008 Optics and Photonics Congress BIOMED 2008, St. Petersburg, USA, 16 – 20 March 2008, poster presentation.

2007

  1. Wan RCY, Kah JCY, Olivo MC, Mhaisalkar SG, “Combinational treatment of photothermal therapy using gold nanoshells with conventional photodynamic therapy to enhance cellular destruction: An in vitro study,” presented at the International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2007, Singapore, 1 – 6 July 2007, oral presentation.
  2. Kah JCY, Ng XY, Asgarova R, Zhuang CB, Olivo MC, ”Development of protein assay based on the optical properties of gold nanoparticles,” presented at the International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2007, Singapore, 1 – 6 July 2007, poster presentation.
  3. Kah JCY, Phonthammachai N, Song J, Chow TH, White TJ, Mhaisalkar SG, Olivo MC, Sheppard CJR, “Synthesis of gold nanoshells from a precursor seed prepared using deposition-precipitation process: Applications in cancer imaging,” presented at the International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2007, Singapore, 1 – 6 July 2007, oral presentation.
  4. Chow T, Kah JCY, Tan KM, Ng BK, Gulam RS, Sheppard CJR, “Absorption effects in optical coherence tomography modeling,” presented at the 2007 European Conferences on Biomedical Optics, Munich, Germany, 17 – 21 June 2007, poster presentation.
  5. Kah JCY, Chow T, Olivo MC, Ng B, Gulam RS, Sheppard CJR, “Improving the optical contrast of backscattering signal in reflectance-based imaging with gold nanoshells,” presented at the 2007 European Conferences on Biomedical Optics, Munich, Germany, 17 – 21 June 2007, oral presentation.
  6. Ng XY, Asgarova R, Zhuang CBR, Kah JCY, Olivo MC, “Development of protein assay based on gold nanoparticles,” presented at the 4th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 19 May 2007, oral presentation.
  7. Chow TH, Tan KM, Kah JCY, Ng BK, Sheppard CJR, “Ultrahigh resolution fourier domain optical coherence tomography for biomedical imaging,” presented at the 4th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 19 May 2007, oral presentation.
  8. Kah JCY, Wan RCY, Chow TH, Phonthammachai N, Olivo MC, Mhaisalkar S, White TJ, Sheppard CJR, “Exploiting the Optical Response of Metallodielectric core-shell particles for imaging and therapy of cancer,” presented at the 4th Scientific Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore), Singapore, 19 May 2007, oral presentation.
  9. Olivo M, Kah JCY, Tan PH, Lau WKO, “A Study of Hypericin as a Potential Fluorescence Marker for Detection and Pathological Grading of Transitional Cell Bladder Carcinoma,” presented at the 11th World Congress of the International Photodynamic Association, Shanghai, P. R. China, 28 – 31 March 2007, oral presentation.
  10. Kah JCY, Kho KW, Lee CGL, Sheppard CJR, Shen ZX, Soo KC, Olivo MC, “Surface plasmon resonance of gold nanoparticles in the photodetection of early oral cancers,” presented at the 11th World Congress of the International Photodynamic Association, Shanghai, P. R. China, 28 – 31 March 2007, oral presentation.

2006

  1. Kah JCY, Sheppard CJR, Lee CGL, Olivo MC, “Application of Antibody-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles for Optical Molecular Imaging of Epithelial Carcinoma Cells,” presented at the Photonics West BIOS 2006 Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, USA, 21 – 26 January 2006, oral presentation.

2005

  1. Kah JCY, Olivo MC, Lee CGL, Sheppard CJR. “Antibody-conjugated Gold Nanoparticles and Its Interaction with Epithelial Carcinoma Cells for Optical Molecular Imaging,” presented at the Combined Scientific Meeting 2005, Singapore, 4 – 6 November 2005, oral presentation.
  2. Kah JCY, Sheppard CJR, Lee CGL, Olivo MC, “Antibody-conjugated Gold Nanoparticles and its Interactions with Epithelial Carcinoma Cells for Optical Molecular Imaging,” in 7th NTU-SGH Symposium 2005, Singapore, 11-12 August 2005, oral presentation.
  3. Kah JCY, Lau WKO, Olivo MC, “Image Analysis of Hypericin Induced Fluorescence Used in Pathological Diagnosis of Bladder Cancer,” presented at the 10th World Congress of the International Photodynamic Association, Munich, Germany, 2005, oral presentation.
  4. Kah JCY, Olivo MC, Lau WKO, Sheppard CJR, “Pathological Diagnosis of Bladder Cancer by Image Analysis of Hypericin Induced Fluorescence Cystoscopic Images,” presented at the 2005 European Conferences on Biomedical Optics, Munich, Germany, 12 – 16 June 2005, oral presentation.