Dr Tuck Seng Cheng
Tuck Seng Cheng
BSc, MPhil, PhD
Tuck Seng is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU), working in a UK-India collaborative platform for maternal and perinatal health research (MaatHRI).
Prior to joining this Unit, he completed his BSc in Life Sciences at National University of Singapore, MPhil in Epidemiology at University of Hong Kong and PhD in Lifecourse Epidemiology at University of Cambridge. Throughout his research career, he has been mainly involved in several pregnancy and/or birth cohort studies in Singapore (Growing up towards Healthy Outcomes, GUSTO), Hong Kong (Children of 1997) and the UK (Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, ALSPAC and Millennium Cohort Study) to investigate factors that influence short- and long-term maternal and child health.
Pre-pubertal accelerometer-assessed physical activity and timing of puberty in British boys and girls: the Millennium Cohort Study
Cheng TS. et al, (2023), International Journal of Epidemiology
Trends Toward Earlier Puberty Timing in Girls and Its Likely Mechanisms
Cheng TS. et al, (2022), Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 35, 527 - 531
Sociodemographic determinants of prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain: The Mutaba'ah study.
Cheng TS. et al, (2022), Obes Sci Pract, 8, 308 - 319
Adverse Effects of Early Puberty Timing in Girls and Potential Solutions.
Cheng TS. et al, (2022), J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol
Longitudinal associations between prepubertal childhood total energy and macronutrient intakes and subsequent puberty timing in UK boys and girls.
Cheng TS. et al, (2022), Eur J Nutr, 61, 157 - 167