1st WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTHY AGEING
"Evolution: Holistic Ageing in an Age of Change"
19th-22nd March 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organised by Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society



Associate Professor Suresh Sahadevan
Dr. Suresh Sahadevan is a Senior Consultant in the Department of General Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.

Qualifications

MBBS from National University of Singapore, 1983
MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1990 Glasgow, UK.
Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (London), 1992, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK.
Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 1996
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, 2001

Present Appointment

Associate Clinical Professor, National University of Singapore (2006 - present)

Selected Publications
  1. S Sahadevan, SM Saw, W Gao, LCS Tan, JJ Chin, CY Hong, N Venketasubramanian. Ethnic differences in Singapore's dementia prevalence: The Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Epilepsy and Dementia in Singapore Study. J Am Geriatr Soc 2008; 56:2061-8

  2. Chan M, WS Lim, S Sahadevan. Stage-independent and stage-specific phenotypic differences between vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2008;26:513-21

  3. WS Lim, MS Chong, S Sahadevan. Utility of the Clinical Dementia Rating in Asian populations. Clin Med Res 2007; 5:61-70

  4. MS Chong, WS Lim, S Sahadevan. Biomarkers in preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Curr Opin Investig Drugs 2006;7:600-7

  5. MS Chong, JJ Chin, SM Saw, SP Chan, N Venketasubramanian, LCS Tan, CY Hong, S Sahadevan. Screening for dementia in the older Chinese with a single question test on progressive forgetfulness. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2006; 21:442-8

  6. MS Chong, S Sahadevan. Preclinical Alzheimer's disease: diagnosis and prediction of progression. Lancet Neurol 2005; 4:576-9

  7. S Sahadevan Why should we have to shoulder this burden alone? A physician / organizational ethicist's analysis. In: White BC, Zimbelman JA eds. Moral Dilemmas in Community Health Care. New York: Pearson Longman, 2005: 181-3.

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