Department of Paediatric Diseases, Insitute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
1-12-4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan
TEL:+81-95-819-7764 / FAX:+81-95-819-7844

Assistant Professor
Chris Fook Sheng Ng
Environmental epidemiology, biostatistics
  • 2011 PhD, Health Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 2005 MAppStat with distinction, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • 2002 BSBA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • Paper of the Year 2014, Journal of Epidemiology, Japan Epidemiological Association
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researcher, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Asia Japan Alumni (ASJA) International Scholarship
  • New Nebraskan Scholarship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • Oct 2015 – present      Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan
  • Oct 2013 – Sep 2015    Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Human Ecology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Apr 2013 – Mar 2014    Part-time Lecturer, Department of Human Ecology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Apr 2011 – Sep 2013    Research Associate, Environmental Epidemiology Section, Center for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute for                                   Environmental Studies, Japan
  • Jul 2005 – Mar 2007    Lecturer, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Oct 2004 – Jun 2005    Research Assistant, Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Kim Y, Ng CFS, Chung Y, Kim H, Honda Y, Guo YL, Lim YH, Chen BY, Page LA, Hashizume M. Air pollution and suicide in 10 cities in northeast Asia: A time-stratified case-crossover analysis. Environ Health Perspect. (in press)
  • Stickley A, Ng CFS, Konishi S, Koyanagi A, Watanabe C. Airborne pollen and suicide mortality in Tokyo, 2001–2011. Environmental Research. 2017;155:134-140.
  • Sakata S, Konishi S, Ng CFS, Kishikawa R, Watanabe C. Association of Asian Dust with daily medical consultations for pollinosis in Fukuoka City, Japan. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine. 2017;22:25. doi: 10.1186/s12199-017-0623-x.
  • Ng CFS, Boeckmann M, Ueda K, Zeeb H, Nitta H, Watanabe C, Honda Y. Heat-related mortality: effect modification and adaptation in Japan from 1972 to 2010. Global Environmental Change 2016;39:234–243. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.05.006
  • Goto D, Ueda K, Ng CFS, Takami A, Ariga T, Matsuhashi K, Nakajima T. Estimation of excess mortality due to long-term exposure to PM2.5 in Japan using a high-resolution model for present and future scenarios. Atmospheric Environment 2016;140:320–332. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.06.015
  • Ng CFS, Stickley A, Konishi S, Watanabe C. Ambient air pollution and suicide in Tokyo, 2001-2011. Journal of Affective Disorders 2016;201:194–202. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2016.05.006
  • Fillman T, Shimizu-Furusawa H, Ng CFS, Parajuli RP, Watanabe C. Association of cadmium and arsenic exposure with salivary telomere length in adolescents in Terai, Nepal. Environ Res. 2016;149:8-14. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2016.04.037
  • Stickley A, Ng CFS, Inoue Y, Yazawa A, Koyanagi A, Kodaka M, DeVylder JE, Watanabe C. Birthdays are associated with an increased risk of suicide in Japan: evidence from 27,007 deaths in Tokyo in 2001- 2010. Journal of Affective Disorders 2016;200:259–265. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2016.04.028
  • Konishi S, Ng CFS, Stickley A, Watanabe C. Pollinosis and all-cause mortality among middle-aged and elderly Japanese: a population-based cohort study. Clinical and Experimental Allergy. in press. doi:10.1111/cea.12638
  • Ng CFS, Matsuyama Y, Ohashi Y. Case-only method to estimate the relative incidence of adverse events for comparison of two treatments: application in disseminated intravascular coagulation patients. Japanese Journal of Biometrics. 2015;36:13-24. doi:10.5691/jjb.36.13
  • Goto D, Dai T, Satoh M, Tomita H, Uchida J, Misawa S, Inoue T, Tsuruta H, Ueda K, Ng CFS, Takami A, Sugimoto N, Shimizu A, Ohara T, Nakajima T. Application of a global nonhydrostatic model with a stretched-grid system to regional aerosol simulations around Japan. Geoscientific Model Development. 2015;8:235-259. doi:10.5194/gmd-8-235-2015
  • Shinsugi C, Stickley A, Konishi S, Ng CFS, Watanabe C. Seasonality of child and adolescent injury mortality in Japan, 2000-2010. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine. 2014;20:36-43. doi:10.1007/s12199- 014-0421-7
  • Konishi S, Ng CFS, Stickley A, Nishihata S, Shinsugi C, Ueda K, Takami A, Watanabe C. Particulate matter modifies the association between airborne pollen and daily medical consultations for pollinosis in Tokyo. Science of the Total Environment. 2014;499:125-32. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.08.045
  • Ng CFS, Ueda K, Takeuchi A, Nitta H, Konishi S, Bagrowicz R, Watanabe C, Takami A. Socio- geographic variation in the effects of heat and cold on daily mortality in Japan. Journal of Epidemiology. 2014;24:15-24. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20130051 (Paper of the Year)
  • Ng CFS, Ueda K, Ono M, Nitta H, Takami A. Characterizing the effect of summer temperature on heat-stroke-related emergency ambulance dispatches in the Kanto area of Japan. International Journal of Biometeorology. 2014;58:941-8. doi:10.1007/s00484-013-0677-4
  • Ng CFS, Ueda K, Nitta H, Takeuchi A. Seasonal variation in the acute effects of ozone on premature mortality among elderly Japanese. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 2013;185:8767-76. doi:10.1007/s1 06 61-013-3211-6
  • Ueda K, Ng CFS, Nitta H. The health effects of photochemical oxidant: results of 20 cities study and overseas findings. Journal of Japan Society for Atmospheric Environment. 2012;47:A9-11 (in Japanese). doi:10.11298/taiki.47.A9
  • Ng CFS, Lum LCS, Ismail NA, Tan LH, Tan CPL. Clinicians’ diagnostic practice of dengue infections. Journal of Clinical Virology. 2007;40:202–6. doi:10.1016/j.jcv.2007.08.017