Dr. FengruTang

Singapore Nuclear Research and Safety Initiative

National University of Singapore

Senior Research Scientist



1996 Ph.D., National University of Singapore, Neuroscience

1995 M.Sc., Medical School of Xi’an Jiaotong University, P.R. China

Publications (Selected)

  1. YANG, B., REN, B.X., TANG, F.R., 2017. Prenatal irradiation-induced brain neuropathology and cognitive impairment. Brain Dev. 39, pp. 10-22. Available from:
  2. TANG, F.R., LOKE, W.K., KHOO, B.C., 2016. Postnatal irradiation-induced hippocampal neuropathology, cognitive impairment and aging. Brain Dev. 2016 Nov 19. pii: S0387-7604(16)30186-3. doi: 10.1016/j.braindev.2016.11.001. Available from:
  3. QIAN, F., TANG, F.R., 2016. Metabotropic glutamate receptors and interacting proteins in epileptogenesis. Current Neuropharmacology 14, pp. 551-62. Available from: https://
  4. MA, D.L., QU, J.Q., GOH, E.L., TANG, F.R, 2016. Reorganization of Basolateral Amygdala-Subiculum Circuitry in Mouse Epilepsy Model. Front. Neuroanat. 9, pp.167. Available from:
  5. ZHONG, Q., REN, B.X., TANG, F.R., 2016.  Neurogenesis in the Hippocampus of Patients with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Curr. Neurol. Neurosci. Rep. 16, pp. 20. Available from:
  6. Tang, F.R., LOKE, W.K., 2015. Molecular mechanisms of low dose ionizing radiation-induced hormesis, adaptive responses, radioresistance, bystander effects, and genomic instability. Int. J. Radiat. Biol. 91, pp. 13-27. Available from: https://
  7. WU, X.L., TANG, Y.C., LU, Q.Y., XIAO, X.L., SONG, T.B., TANG, F.R., 2015. Astrocytic Cx 43 and Cx 40 in the mouse hippocampus during and after pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus. Exp. Brain Res. 233, pp.1529-39. Available from:
  8. XIAO, X.L., MA, D.L., WU, J., TANG, F.R., 2013. Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 (mGluR5) Regulates Proliferation and Differentiation of Neuronal Progenitors in the Developmental Hippocampus. Brain Res. 1493, pp. 1-12. Available from:
  9. LIU, J.X., XIA, C., LIU, Y., TANG, F.R., 2012. CCL28 in the mouse hippocampal CA1 area and the dentate gyrus during and after pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus. Neurochem. Int. 61, pp. 1094-101. Available from: pubmed/22917922
  10. TANG, F.R., LOKE, W.K., 2012. Sulfur mustard and respiratory diseases. Crit. Rev. Toxicol. 42, pp. 688-702. Available from: pubmed/ 22742653
  11. TANG, F.R., LOKE, W.K., LING, E.A., 2011. Comparison of Status Epilepticus Models Induced by Pilocarpine and Nerve Agents - A Systematic Review of the Underlying Aetiology and Adopted Therapeutic Approaches. Curr. Med. Chem., 18, pp. 886-99. Available from:
  12. HE, D.F., MA, D.L., TANG, Y.C., LEE, W.L., ENGEL, J.R. J , BRAGIN, A., TANG, F.R., 2010. Morpho-physiological characteristics of dorsal subicular network in mice after pilocarpine induced status epilepticus. Brain Pathol. 20, pp. 80-95. Available from: