Scientific symposium furthers translational research into “healthy ageing”

NUS Medicine hosted the inaugural Joint Scientific Symposium with Japan’s Keio University on January 10 and 11 at the Centre for Life Sciences. 

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Pregnant women with lack of sleep at higher risk of gestational diabetes

Pregnant women who sleep less than six hours a night are twice as likely to get gestational diabetes (GDM) compared to those who sleep seven to eight hours, the latest findings from the GUSTO (Growing Up in Singapore Towards Healthy Outcomes) study show.

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Antibiotics no longer deliver KO punch

Antibiotic resistance have become more common in Singapore, with several thousand cases each year. It has also been flagged as a serious concern worldwide. Antibiotic resistance happens when antibiotics are overused or misused and microbes such as bacteria and viruses become resistant to the effects of medicines that previously killed them.

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A new biomarker for breast cancer

An oncogene discovered by Assistant Professor Lim Yoon Pin and his team could be used to as a biomarker for the early detection and prognosis of breast cancer. The patent has been licensed to a local biomedical diagnostic company, which may commercialise it into a test kit by next year.

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Upcoming events

17 Jan 2017

Seminar: Research in Progress (RIP)

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17 Jan, 12:00 pm
18 Jan 2017

Pitch for Funds Round

18 Jan
20 Jan 2017

Seminar: PhD Oral Defense

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20 Jan, 2:00 pm