New Head of Department of Neonatology, NUH

Associate Professor Zubair Amin will be appointed as Head, Department of Neonatology, National University Hospital (NUH) with effect from 1 April 2016. Associate Professor Zubair Amin is currently Senior Consultant, Department of Neonatology, National University Hospital (NUH). His past appointments include Assistant Dean (Curriculum and Assessment) and Deputy Head (Clinical) at the Medical Education Unit, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine), National University of Singapore.

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New Head, Department of Pathology, NUH and NUS Medicine

The School is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Tan Soo Yong will be appointed as Head, Department of Pathology, National University Hospital (NUH) and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS Medicine) with effect from 1 April 2016.

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Finding new genes linked to glaucoma, the leading cause of permanent blindness

To coincide with World Glaucoma Week 2016 (6-12 March), we are highlighting research at NUS Medicine on the genes involved in different types of glaucoma. The disease is especially common among older people and is potentially devastating, causing 60% of adult blindness in Chinese Singaporeans.

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Earth Hour 2016

Earth Hour is a global movement uniting people to protect the planet. Towards the end of March every year, Earth Hour brings together communities across the world to celebrate a commitment to the planet by switching off lights for one designated hour.

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To a long and happy life

Three NUS Medicine students have compiled Happy Long Life to You, a book of edited stories about the caretaker and children of an HIV/AIDS orphanage in India.

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Blood test to screen for gastric cancer

Blood test to screen for gastric cancer A stomach cancer diagnostic kit co-developed by researchers from A*Star and the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium - which is led by Assoc Prof Yeoh Khay Guan, Dean of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine – is undergoing clinical validation with 7,000 patients and may be launched in local hospitals in 2017. Medical students go the extra mile NUS Medicine Phase IV medical students Nicholas Eu, Jonathan See, Stephen Hwang and Jon Tan will embark on a 7-day, 250km grueling race through the Namib Desert come May 2016 to raise funds for mental health.

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Medical students go the extra mile

NUS Medicine Phase IV medical students Nicholas Eu, Jonathan See, Stephen Hwang and Jon Tan will embark on a 7-day, 250km grueling race through the Namib Desert come May 2016 to raise funds for mental health.

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