Toh Wei Seong

Assistant Professor
Oral Sciences
Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore
DSO National Laboratories (Kent Ridge)
27 Medical Drive, Level 3
Singapore 117510
Tel: 6516 3792

Major Research Interests

  • Stem Cell-Biomaterials Interactions


  • BSc (2003), University of Melbourne, Australia
  • MSc (2006), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • PhD (2010), National University of Singapore, Singapore

Selected Research Project

  • Injectable Matrix-assisted Stem Cell Therapy for Regenerative Endodontics
  • Novel Multifunctional Hydrogels for Cartilage Regeneration

Recent Publications

Lu Q, Pandya M, Rufaihah AJ, Rosa V, Tong HJ, Seliktar D, Toh WS (2015) Modulation of dental pulp stem cell odontogenesis in a tunable PEG-fibrinogen hydrogel system. Stem Cells International (In press)

Cherbuin T, Movahednia MM, Toh WS, Cao T (2015) Investigation of human embryonic stem cell-derived keratinocytes as an in vitro research model for dynamic mechanical stress response. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports (In press) DOI: 10.1007/s12015-014-9565-5

Toh WS, Cao T. (2015) ‘Derivation of chondrogenic cells from human embryonic stem cells for cartilage tissue engineering’ Methods in Molecular Biology Human Embryonic Stem Cell Protocols 3rd Edition (Ed. Kursad Turksen) (In press) DOI: 10.1007/7651_2014_89

Toh WS, Toh YC, Loh XJ. (2015) ‘Hydrogels for stem cell fate control and delivery in regenerative medicine’ Series in Bioengineering: In-situ Gelling Polymers (Ed. Xian Jun Loh) pp. 187-214. Springer DOI 10.1007/978-981-287-152-7_8

Toh WS (2014) Recent progress in stem cell chondrogenesis. Progress in Stem Cell 1(1): 7-17. (Invited)

Toh WS, Foldager CB, Pei M, Hui JH (2014) Advances in mesenchymal stem cell-based strategies for cartilage repair and regeneration. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports 10(5): 686-696

Toh WS, Loh XJ (2014) Advances in hydrogel delivery systems for tissue regeneration. Materials Science and Engineering C 45:690-697. Special issue: “Emerging Biofunctional Materials”