The First Hand Surgeon in Singapore

Alumnus Associate Professor Teoh Lam Chuan (Class of 1976) was Singapore’s first hand surgeon and in 1988 headed the first department of hand surgery in Singapore General Hospital. He also played a key role in establishing hand surgery as a medical specialty in Singapore in 1996.

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AI transforms frontline operations

A new artificial intelligence platform will make use of vast amounts of data available in hospitals to augment the work of healthcare professionals, while a first-of-its-kind speech recognition system can interpret and process the unique vocabulary used by Singaporeans.

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Healing with music and medicine

Nishanth Thiagarajan, graduating student from NUS Medicine, excels in both medicine and Carnatic vocals, an Indian classical music.

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Switching career for love of family

Graduating student Liu Liwei is a mature-entry student who enrolled in a full-time nursing programme in order to better take care of his ill father.

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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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