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Adj A/Prof Soh Jian Yi

  • Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
MBBS (S'pore), MMed (Paeds) (S'pore), MRCPCH (Paeds) (UK)
Paediatric Allergy & Immunology (Allergy & Immune System Disorders)


Adj A/Prof Soh Jian Yi completed his Paediatric training as well as Allergy and Immunology subspecialty training in Singapore. His clinical work encompasses general paediatrics as well as various aspects of allergy, including asthma, allergic rhinitis, eczema, food and drug allergy. His research interest lies in the fields of allergy and immunology/immunotherapy; he has a particular focus on food allergy and desensitisation. On the side, he contributes articles regularly to The Straits Times: Mind Your Body on child health and is a volunteer with TOUCH.

Journals & Publications

  1. Rowe JH, Stadinski BD, Henderson LA, Ott de Bruin L, Delmonte O, Lee YN, … Soh JY (2017). Abnormalities of T-cell receptor repertoire in CD4(+) regulatory and conventional T cells in patients with RAG mutations: Implications for autoimmunity. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 140(6):1739-1743.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.08.001
  2. Dobbs K, Tabellini G, Calzoni E, Patrizi O, Martinez P, Giliani SC, … Soh JY (2017). Natural Killer Cells from Patients with Recombinase-Activating Gene and Non-Homologous End Joining Gene Defects Comprise  a Higher Frequency of CD56(bright) NKG2A(+++) Cells, and Yet Display Increased Degranulation and Higher Perforin Content. Frontiers in Immunology, 8:798. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00798
  3. Soh JY, Chiang WC, Huang CH, Woo CK, Ibrahim I, Heng K, … Lee BW (2017). An unusual cause of food-induced anaphylaxis in mothers. The World Allergy Organization Journal, 10(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s40413-016-0136-x
  4. Hossny E, Rosario N, Lee BW, Singh M, El-Ghoneimy D, Soh JY, Le Souef P (2016). The use of inhaled corticosteroids in pediatric asthma: update. The World Allergy Organization Journal, 9:26. doi: 10.1186/s40413-016-0117-0
  5. Caraballo L, Zakzuk J, Lee BW, Acevedo N, Soh JY, Sánchez-Borges M, … Cardona V (2016). Particularities of allergy in the Tropics. The World Allergy Organization Journal, 9:20. doi: 10.1186/s40413-016-0110-7
  6. Tham EH, Huang CH, Soh JY, Thayalasingam M, Lee AJ, Lum LH, … Shek LP (2016). Neutralizing Anti-Interferon-Gamma Autoantibody Levels May Not Correlate With Clinical Course of Disease. Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 63(4):572-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw351
  7. Soh JY, Thalayasingam M, Ong S, Loo EX, Shek LP, Chao SS (2016). Sublingual immunotherapy in patients with house dust mite allergic rhinitis: prospective study of clinical outcomes over a two-year period. The Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 131(2):187. doi: 10.1017/S0022215116010045
  8. Soh JY, Huang CH, Chiang WC, Llanora GV, Lee AJ, Loh W, … Lee BW (2015). Anaphylaxis to galacto-oligosaccharides - an evaluation in an atopic population in Singapore. Allergy, 70(8):1020-3. doi: 10.1111/all.12645
  9. Soh JY, Huang CH, Lee BW (2015). Carbohydrates as food allergens. Asia Pacific Allergy, 5(1):17-24. doi: 10.5415/apallergy.2015.5.1.17
  10. Hardjojo A, Goh A, Shek LP, Van Bever HP, Teoh OH, Soh JY, … Lee BW (2015). Rhinitis in the first 18 months of life: exploring the role of respiratory viruses. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology: Official Publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 26(1):25-33. doi: 10.1111/pai.12330


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