Medical Dinner 2018 – Celebrating our People

On 3 July 2018, graduating students, NUS Medicine alumni and staff gathered at Orchard Hotel to renew old ties and reminisce about school days over food and drink.

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New hope for lung cancer patients

Scientists at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI), National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered a new pathway in cells that could explain how lung cancers develop resistance to treatment.

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Pre-race screening for personal safety

Assistant Professor Yeo Tee Joo from NUS Medicine's Department of Medicine explains why pre-race health screening is vital.

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Brighter future for hepatitis B patients

A clinical trial led by Professor Lim Seng Gee from NUS Medicine's Department of Medicine involving the combination of a jab and an oral medication achieved an 11 per cent success rate in the treatment of hepatitis B.

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Driving innovation in food and biochemical production

NUS has partnered leading agribusiness group Wilmar International Limited to establish a new corporate laboratory, WIL@NUS, that hopes to drive innovation in both food technology and oleochemical production.

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A whole new way of seeing the human body

The Centre for Healthcare Simulation (CHS) at NUS Medicine recently launched the Virtual Interactive Human Anatomy (VIHA) to enhance the teaching and learning of human anatomy. The system supplements and complements the traditional anatomy classes that are so essential and fundamental to medical studies, allowing students to gain a deeper and fuller understanding of the intricate relationships among the various body.

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The hidden danger of pregnancy

Preeclampsia is a condition where women experience high blood pressure and an increased amount of protein in their urine during pregnancy, affecting their organs and systems, and can also impair foetal growth. Professor Tan Kok Hian sheds light on the risk factors of preeclampsia, and how the condition can be managed.

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