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Neville Tam, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health, UC College of Medicine

  • Doctor of Philosophy: University of Hong Kong (Prostate Cancer Research)
  • Master of Philosophy: University of Hong Kong (Prostate cancer research)
  • Bachelor of Science: University of Hong Kong (Zoology and Biochemistry)
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Peer Reviewed Publications

Jin, Chang; Chen, Jing; Meng, Qinghang; Carreira, Vinicius; Tam, Neville N C; Geh, Esmond; Karyala, Saikumar; Ho, Shuk-Mei; Zhou, Xiangtian; Medvedovic, Mario; Xia, Ying 2013. Deciphering gene expression program of MAP3K1 in mouse eyelid morphogenesis. Developmental biology, 374 1, 96-107

Tam, Neville N C; Szeto, Carol Y Y; Freudenberg, Johannes M; Fullenkamp, Amy N; Medvedovic, Mario; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2010. Research resource: estrogen-driven prolactin-mediated gene-expression networks in hormone-induced prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia. Molecular endocrinology (Baltimore, Md.), 24 11, 2207-17

Lam, Ying Wai; Tam, Neville N C; Evans, James E; Green, Karin M; Zhang, Xiang; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2008. Differential proteomics in the aging Noble rat ventral prostate. Proteomics, 8 13, 2750-63

Tam, Neville N C; Ho, Shuk-mei 2008. Culture of whole embryonic kidneys: present status and beyond. The Journal of urology, 179 1, 17

Tam, Neville N C; Szeto, Carol Ying-Ying; Sartor, Maureen A; Medvedovic, Mario; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2008. Gene expression profiling identifies lobe-specific and common disruptions of multiple gene networks in testosterone-supported, 17beta-estradiol- or diethylstilbestrol-induced prostate dysplasia in Noble rats. Neoplasia (New York, N.Y.), 10 1, 20-40

Tam, Neville N C; Leav, Irwin; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2007. Sex hormones induce direct epithelial and inflammation-mediated oxidative/nitrosative stress that favors prostatic carcinogenesis in the noble rat. The American journal of pathology, 171 4, 1334-41

Tam, Neville N C; Nyska, Abraham; Maronpot, Robert R; Kissling, Grace; Lomnitski, Liat; Suttie, Andrew; Bakshi, Shlomo; Bergman, Margalit; Grossman, Shlomo; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2006. Differential attenuation of oxidative/nitrosative injuries in early prostatic neoplastic lesions in TRAMP mice by dietary antioxidants. The Prostate, 66 1, 57-69

Lau, Kin-Mang; Tam, Neville N C; Thompson, Christopher; Cheng, Robert Y S; Leung, Yuet-Kin; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2003. Age-associated changes in histology and gene-expression profile in the rat ventral prostate. Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology, 83 5, 743-57

Tam, Neville N C; Gao, Ying; Leung, Yuet-Kin; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2003. Androgenic regulation of oxidative stress in the rat prostate: involvement of NAD(P)H oxidases and antioxidant defense machinery during prostatic involution and regrowth. The American journal of pathology, 163 6, 2513-22

Tam, Neville N C; Ghatak, Shibnath; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2003. Sex hormone-induced alterations in the activities of antioxidant enzymes and lipid peroxidation status in the prostate of Noble rats. The Prostate, 55 1, 1-8

Thompson, Christopher J; Tam, Neville N C; Joyce, Jennifer M; Leav, Irwin; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2002. Gene expression profiling of testosterone and estradiol-17 beta-induced prostatic dysplasia in Noble rats and response to the antiestrogen ICI 182,780. Endocrinology, 143 6, 2093-105

Wong, Y C; Tam, N N C 2002. Dedifferentiation of stromal smooth muscle as a factor in prostate carcinogenesis. Differentiation; research in biological diversity, 70 9-10, 633-45

Tam, N N; Chung, S S; Lee, D T; Wong, Y C 2000. Aberrant expression of hepatocyte growth factor and its receptor, c-Met, during sex hormone-induced prostatic carcinogenesis in the Noble rat. Carcinogenesis, 21 12, 2183-91

Xie, B; Tam, N N; Tsao, S W; Wong, Y C 1999. Co-expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its receptors (flk-1 and flt-1) in hormone-induced mammary cancer in the Noble rat. British journal of cancer, 81 8, 1335-43

Wong, Y C; Wang, Y Z; Tam, N N 1998. The prostate gland and prostate carcinogenesis. Italian journal of anatomy and embryology = Archivio italiano di anatomia ed embriologia, 103 4 Suppl 1, 237-52

Lu, X F; Tam, N C; Wong, Y C . Roles of growth factors in mediating mesenchymal influence on the cytodifferentiation of the Dunning prostatic adenocarcinoma. Tumour biology : the journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine, 21 1, 21-32

Tam, N N; Phil, M; Wang, Y Z; Wong, Y C . The influence of mesenchyme of neonatal seminal vesicle and embryonic urogenital sinus on the morphologic and functional cytodifferentiation of dunning prostatic adenocarcinoma: Roles of growth factors and proto-oncogenes. Urologic oncology, 3 3, 85-93

Wong, Y C; Wang, Y Z; Lee, J S; Tam, N N; Lee, D . Changes in serum and tissue zinc levels in sex hormone-induced prostatic carcinogenesis in the noble rat. Tumour biology : the journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine, 21 6, 328-36