Dr Tuck Seng Cheng
Tuck Seng Cheng
BSc, MPhil, PhD
Tuck Seng joined the Cancer Epidemiology Unit in October 2021 as a postdoctoral epidemiologist, investigating factors that influence the aetiology of prostate cancer in large prospective cohort studies and consortia. His research interests include unveiling potential risk factors of non-communicable diseases in a broader perspective from lifestyle exposures to biological factors, to inform future implementation of prevention and intervention strategies.
Prior to joining this unit, Tuck Seng received his PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Cambridge, and his thesis was entitled “Aetiological role of early lifestyle exposures in puberty timing” which integrated multiple disciplines including nutritional, physical activity, life course, molecular and genetic epidemiology. He also completed his BSc in Life Sciences at the National University of Singapore and MPhil in Epidemiology at the University of Hong Kong.