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Assistant Professor Dr. Eugenie Tan Sin Sing

Assistant Professor Dr. Eugenie Tan Sin Sing

Assistant Professor Dr. Eugenie Tan Sin Sing

Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies | School of Healthy Aging, Medical Aesthetics and Regenerative Medicine
 

Academic Qualifications

PhD Environmental Quality & Conservation 
BSc Environmental Sciences

Areas of Interest
Ecopharmacology
Environmental factors for Health
Emerging pollutants in Environment (Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products & Endocrine Disrupting Compounds)
Research

Research Grants

  1. Name of grant: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme
    Funder: Ministry of Education, Malaysia
    Project Title: Quantification of Heavy Metals in Chinese Herbal Medicines (CHMs) used during Pregnancy and Postpartum: Assessment of Associated Health Risk
    Code: FRGS/1/2014/SKK10/UCSI/03/1
    Duration: 3 years
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Amount: RM70000
    Status: On-going
  2. Name of grant: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme
    Funder: Ministry of Education, Malaysia
    Project Title: Male Infertility and Non-Occupational Exposure to Heavy Metals
    Code: FRGS/1/2016/SKK02/UCSI/02/1
    Duration: 3 years
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Amount: RM62000
    Status: On-going
  3. Name of grant: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme
    Funder: Ministry of Education, Malaysia
    Project Title: Simultaneous Quantification of 14 Commonly used Pesticides in Personal Air and Blood Samples among Paddy Farmers: Health Impact on Leukocytes Telomere Length
    Code: FRGS/1/2015/SKK06/UPM/02/9
    Duration: 3 years
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Amount: RM142200
    Status: On-going
  4. Name of grant: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme
    Funder: Ministry of Education, Malaysia
    Project Title: Particulate Matter in Ambient Air and Associated Health Risks: A Comparative Study between Indoor and Outdoor Workers
    Code: FRGS/2/2014/SKK10/UCSI/03/1
    Duration: 3 years
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Amount: RM165000
    Status: On-going
  5. Name of grant: Pioneer Scientist Incentive Fund
    Funder: UCSI University
    Project Title: Herbs Frequency Questionnaire (HFQ) Chinese Herbal Medicines (CHMs) and Malay Herbs (MHs) used during Pregnancy and Post-partum
    Code: Proj-In-FMHS-028
    Duration: 2 years
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Amount: RM24940
    Status: Completed

 

Current Research Project 

  1. Heavy metals in Chinese Herbal Medicines (CHMs) and Malay Herbs (MHs) used during Pregnancy and Postpartum: Assessment of Associated Health Risk (2016)
  2. Mobile Phone Use and Health (Self Reported Well-Being and Health Conditions)  (2016)
  3. Happiness, Lifestyle Patterns and Physical Aging Symptoms among Older Adults in Kuala Lumpur  (2017)
  4. Skin Lightening and its Association with Psychological Well-Being of Young Adults in Kuala Lumpur

Publications

  1. WM Yun, YB Ho, ESS Tan, V How. Release of Bisphenol A from Polycarbonate and Polyethylene Terephthalate Drinking Water Bottles under Different Storage Conditions and its Associated Health Risk. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 14 (SP2): 18-26
  2. AB Normina, T Noradhiah, CK Tan, YB Ho, MS Seghayat and ESS Tan. Consumption Pattern of Malay Herbal Medicines during Pregnancy and Postpartum among Malaysian Mothers. Proceedings, 2018, 2(12), 179
  3. Suppiah TSS, Thavin KMS, Tan ESS, Lee CK, Normina AB, Tan CK. Acne Vulgaris and its’ Association with Dietary Intake: A Malaysian Perspective. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2018, 27(5): 1141-1145
  4. Juzer A, Mustansir A, Lee CK, Tan CK, Tan ESS & Navedur R. Cap Wearing and Quality of Life in Patients with Androgenic Alopecia amongst Indian Population. Journal of Community and Public Health Nursing. 2017; 3(2)
  5. Yu Bin Ho, Nor Hidayu Abdullah, Hazwanee Hamsan, Eugenie Sin Sing Tan. Mercury Contamination in Facial Skin Lightening Cream and its Health Risks to User. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2017, 88:72-76 
  6. Thavin KMS, Tan ESS, Cheah SC, Lim HS, Seghayat MS, Normina AB, Tan CK. Impact of air pollution on food intake among indoor and outdoor workers: a comparison. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition (supplement) 2017;23:S106
  7. Tan C. Keat, Klajo B, Tan E. SS and Sharmanee Thiagarajah (2016). Awareness and perception on stem cells treatment among medical professionals in Klang valley. Frontier in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. Conference Abstract: 6th Malaysian Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Scientific Meeting (6th MTERMS) 2016 and 2nd Malaysian Stem Cell Meeting. doi: 10.3389/conf.FBIOE.2016.02.00026
  8. Eugenie Sin Sing Tan, Yu Bin Ho Mohamad Pauzi Zakaria, Nazamid Saari, Puziah Abdul Latiff. Simultaneous Extraction and Determination of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in River Water and Sewage by Solid-Phase Extraction and Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 2015, 95(9):816-832 
  9. Farahnaz Amini, Farzaneh Abiri, Thamil Selvee Ramasamy, Eugenie Sin Sing Tan. Effects of Platelet Rich Plasma in Skin Rejuvenation. Iranian Journal of Dermatology, 2015, 18: 119-127

Conferences

  1. C.K. Tan, E.S.S. Tan, Navedur R. and K. Thavin (2018). Particulate Matter (PM2.5) and its Association with Ocular, Nasal, Skin Dryness and Itchiness: An Occupational Comparative Study. 8th International Conference on Environment (ICENV 2018), Penang, Malaysia. 11th to 13th December 2018.
  2. C.K. Tan, E.S.S. Tan, M.S. Seghayat and K. Thavin (2018). Particulate Matter (PM2.5) and its Impacts on Respiratory Symptoms. 8th International Conference on Environment (ICENV 2018), Penang, Malaysia. 11th to 13th December 2018.
  3. Stephanie Julia Kosasih, Tan Chung Keat, Eugenie Sin Sing Tan (2018). Mobile Phone Use and Self Reported Headache among Working Adults in Surabaya, Indonesia. 12th APRU Global Health Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 28 to 30th October 2018.
  4. Seghayat MS, Satvinder K, Tan ESS, Okechukwu PN, Normina BA, Sharif R, Azlina R, Ng ESC, Muhamad A (2018). Association between sleep disturbance and lipid profile among Malay women with low vitamin D level. The 33rd Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 24th to 26th July 2018.
  5. Thavin KMS, Tan ESS, Cheah SC, Lim HS, Seghayat MS, Normina AB, Tan CK (2018). Impact of Air Pollution on Appetite and Food Intake between Indoor and Outdoor Workers: A Prospective Cohort Study. 19th Congress of PENSA 2018, Korea. 13th to 16th June 2018.
  6. Normina Ahmad Bustami, Noradhiah Tumirin, Tan Chung Keat, Ho Yu Bin, Marjan Sadat Seghayat, Eugenie Tan Sin Sing (2017). Consumption Pattern of Malay Herbal Medicines during Pregnancy and Postpartum among Malaysian Mothers. 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition. Adelaide Convention Centre, Australia. 26th- 29th November 2017.
  7. Amini F, Thazin NWO, Okechukwu PN, Seghayat MS, Tan ESS, Tan CK, Normina AB, Thiagarajah S (2017). P53 Gene Variations in Malaysian Chinese Population With Periorbital Hyperpigmentation. 12th Malaysia International Genetics Congress. Bangi-Putrajaya Hotel, Selangor, 25th-27th September 2017.
  8. Jeevananthan GT, Normina AB, Thiagarajah S, Tan CK, Tan ESS, Amini F, Seghayat MS (2017). Consumption Pattern of Omega-3 among Pregnant Mothers. The 3rd International Conference on Public Health. Armada Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 27th – 29th July 2017.
  9. Mundraje N, Tan CK, CK Lee, Rehman N, Normina AB, Seghayat MS, Amini F, Thiagarajah S, Tan ESS (2017). The Impact of Acne Vulgaris on Quality of Life in Adult Patients. The 3rd International Conference on Public Health. Armada Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 27th – 29th July 2017.
  10. Thavin KMS, Tan ESS, Cheah SC, Lim HS, Seghayat MS, Normina AB, Tan CK (2017). Impact of Air Pollution on Food Intake among Indoor and Outdoor Workers: A Comparison. 1st Southeast Asia Public Health Nutrition Conference. Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, 14th-27th May 2017.
  11. Tan CK, Klajo B, Tan ESS and Thiagarajah S (2016). Awareness and Perception on Stem Cells Therapy among Medical Professionals in Klang Valley. 6th Malaysian Tissue Engineering and Regenrative Medicine Scientific Meeting. The Light Hotel, Penang, 17th – 18th Nov 2016.
  12. Yeow Hui Qian, Tan Eugenie Sin Sing, Tan Chung Keat, Lee Chew Kek, Rehman Navedur (2016). Sun-Protection Knowledge and Habits among People With and Without Freckles. 11th Allied Health Scientific Conference Malaysia, Hotel Istana. Sept 6-7th 2016.
  13. Yee KL, Tan ESS, Farahnaz A (2016). Retrospective Study on Effect of Germanium Cream in Pain Management of Degenerated Diseases. 11th Allied Health Scientific Conference. Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 6th – 8th Sept 2016.
  14. Marjan S Seghayat, Ng Sing Beng, Farahnaz Amini, Ahmad Bustami, Tan Chung Keat, Eugenie Tan Sin Sing, Deepali Sharma (2016). Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Quality of Life and Metabolic Index.7th Malaysian Endocrine & Metabolic Society Annual Congress. Pullman Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, 19th -22nd May 2016.
  15. Ng Sing Beng, Normina Ahmad Bustami, Marjan Sadat Seghayat, Tan Chung Keat, Eugenie Tan Sin Sing, Farahnaz Amini, Lee Chew Kek (2016). A Retrospective Study of Botulinum Toxin Type A on Palmar Hyperhidrosis. 41st Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Bio-chemistry and Molecular Biology. Pullman Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 17th – 18th Aug 2016.
  16. Normina AB, Ng CY, Marjan SS, Eugenie TSS, Tan CK, Farahnaz A & Deepali S (2015). Survey on the Social Demand and Future Prospective of Anti-aging Medicine amongst Malaysians. 2nd USIM International Conference on Medicine & Health, Kuala Lumpur, Hotel Istana. Oct 17-18th, pg 75.
  17. Juzer Abbasi, Munstansir Abbasi, Eugenie Sin Sing Tan, Farahnaz Amini (2015). Adjuvant Effect of Anti-oxidant Therapy for Pain Management in Degenerative Primary Knee Osteoarthritis. 2nd USIM International Conference on Medicine and Health (ICMH). Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 17th – 18th Oct 2015.
  18. Bavani Naido Munisamy Naidu, Normina Binti Ahmad Bustami, Eugenie Sin Sing Tan, Tan Chung Keat, Sritharan Rao, Gayatri Jeevananthan, Marjan Sadat Seghayat (2015). Knowledge on Calcium Consumption for Osteoporosis Prevention: A Pilot Study. 2nd USIM International Conference on Medicine and Health (ICMH). Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 17th - 18th Oct 2015.
  19. Suppiah TSS, Tan ESS, Lee CK, Normina AB, Tan CK (2015). Acne Vulgaris and its’ Association with Dietary Intake: A Malaysian Perspective. 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition. Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 26th - 29th Jan 2015.
  20. Vijay F, Normina AB, Seghayat MS, Tan SS, Tan CK, Amini F, Sharma D (2014). Awareness and perception of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy among Malaysian: a pilot study. National conference on aging 2014, Vistana Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur. 19th - 20th Nov 2014.
  21. Eugenie Tan Sin Sing, Najat al-Odaini (2014). Acute and Chronic Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) for Pharmaceuticals in South East China. International Conference of Environmental Forensics 2013, Mariott Hotel, Putrajaya, 12th - 14th Nov 2013.

Awards and Recognitions

  1. Kuok Foundation’s Postgraduate Scholarship Award [2008-2012]
  2. Gold Medal for Poster Presentation at Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition 2011
  3. Silver Medal for Poster Presentation at Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition 2009
  4. Graduate Research Fellowship, Universiti Putra Malaysia [First Semester 2008/2009]
  5. Rikita Inouye Award (Prof. Emeritus, Hokkaido University, Japan) for the Best Graduating Student 2008
  6. Best Presenter Award for Undergraduate Final Year Project Presentation 2007-2008
  7. Dean’s Academic Achievement Award for the following semesters [First Semester 2005-2006, First Semester 2007/2008, Second Semester 2007/2008]
  8. Residential College Principal’s Award for the following semesters [First Semester 2005-2006, Second Semester 2005-2006, First Semester 2006-2007, Second Semester 2006/2007]
  9. Vice Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence [Second Semester 2005-2006]
  10. Faculty’s Award for Best Freshman 2005-2006

Networks and Collaborations on Research

  1. Master Student UPM (Co-Supervisor); Full Time – Research Mode
    Siti Khairunnisaq binti Rudzi (GS48187) – Exposures of Airborne Pesticides and Relative Telomere Length in Peripheral Leukocytes among Farmers

Contributions to Society

  1. Committee Member. UCSI Spreads The Blue 2.0. 27th July 2018. UCSI University.
  2. Committee Member. Autism Speaks. It's Time to Listen, Embrace Differences. 2nd April 2018. UCSI University.
  3. Committee Member. Medical Camp for Rohingya. 11th November 2017. UCSI University.
  4. Advisor. CARE 4 LIFE. 1st October 2016. UCSI University.