Discovering local “magic” grass

A chat with his US counterpart led Professor Ong Wei Yi from NUS Medicine’s Department of Anatomy, to buy a bag of Sabah snake grass and conduct research on the plant's healing properties.

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NUS President to rejoin MOH

NUS will have a new president by next year as current President – Professor Tan Chorh Chuan – takes on a senior position at Ministry of Health in 2018.

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Why is fish oil touted as brain food?

It is a well-known fact that fish oil is good for you, but no one has ever found out why. Professor Ong Wei Yi from NUS Medicine’s Department of Anatomy has discovered that an enzyme in the brain called Alox15 is the key to the answer.

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Muslim students’ outreach on healthcare

A group of NUS Medicine students hosted the 4th annual Muslim Healthcare Outreach Programme (MHOP) in NUS on 7 January 2017.

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Upcoming events

24 Feb 2017

Workshop: Debriefing

24 Feb
24 Feb 2017

Lunch Talk: The Role of Interprofessional Education (IPE) in Patient Safety

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24 Feb, 12:00 pm
25 Feb 2017

Family Medicine 30th Anniversary Dinner

25 Feb, 6:30 pm