On November 26, Chinese scientist He Jiankui reported the historic live births of twin girls whose genes he had edited to include a variant protective against transmission of HIV. The move garnered negative reactions from both scientists and ethicists. Dr Owen Schaefer from NUS Medicine's Centre for Biomedical Ethics shares his views on the risky and reckless move.
Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung paid a visit to NUS Medicine on 3 December. During the visit, he spoke to Dean Associate Professor Yeoh Khay Guan and Vice-Dean (Education) Associate Professor Lau Tang Ching and discussed the School’s undergraduate medical training strategies and research highlights.
In February 2019, a team of researchers from NUS and the Geriatric Education and Research Institute will seek to delay or reverse frailty in 300 seniors in the community by screening them for frailty.
Researchers at NUS Medicine have discovered a small man-made molecule that can activate a receptor in the cell membrane to “kill” tumour cells in melanoma skin cancer, controlling the growth of the cancer cells.
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