More youths getting help for skin woes

More youths with skin problems such as acne and dermatitis are seeking professional help. NUS Medicine alumni commented on skin health and its influence on one’s mental state and vice versa, as well as empowering the public with knowledge and skills to take better care of their skin.

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Precision medicine brings new hope for cancer patients

Cancer patients who suffered relapses may find hope in a programme led by Dr David Tan from NUS Medicine’s Department of Medicine and consultant at National University Cancer Institute, Singapore’ (NCIS) Department of Haematology-Oncology. The programme helps to match cancer patients with certain genetic profiles to early-phase clinical trials of new drugs.

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Healthy habits start early

Schools have been increasing their efforts to cultivate healthy habits in children. Dr Yvonne Lim, NUS Medicine alumna and Consultant at NUH’s Division of Paediatric Endocrinology, shared that parents also play an equally important role in the development of a child's healthy eating and exercising habits.

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Remembering Emeritus Professor K. Shanmugaratnam

We mourn the passing of Emeritus Professor K. Shanmugaratnam. He was a dedicated academic clinician who drove himself to excel and in so doing, set the benchmark for the teaching and practice of Pathology at the University and in Singapore.

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Upcoming events

17 Aug 2018

Grand Round: From Research to Standard of Care - Creating a Health System that Learns from Every Patient

17 Aug, Friday, 7:10 am - 8:40 am
18 Aug 2018


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18 Aug, Saturday, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
27 Aug 2018

Seminar: The Impact of Genomic Islands on Klebsiella Pneumoniae Virulence and Evolution

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27 Aug, Monday, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm