NUS Medicine professor leads clinical test of stem cell treatment for liver disease

A new clinical trial led by principal investigator Associate Professor Dan Yock Young, senior consultant at NUH’s division of gastroenterology and hepatology, will explore the use of stem cell treatment to repair liver cirrhosis and improve liver function.

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Doctor, athlete, humanitarian

Graduating student Ervin Sethi has chosen to be a doctor after a medical mission trip to a village in Thailand changed his life at an early age.

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Medical Dinner 2017 celebrates interprofessional education

It was a night of fun, food and entertainment on 3rd July, when NUS Medicine held its annual Medical Dinner to welcome the graduating students from Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy to their respective professions.

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Medical Sciences Cluster at NUS Medicine

The School has established a Medical Sciences Cluster comprising the Departments of Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology, Pharmacology and Physiology, effective 1 June 2017.

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Age without frailty

One in two elderly in Singapore are frail, especially if they come from lower income families, or are single, divorced or widowed, according to a study by Associate Professor Ng Tze Pin from NUS Medicine's Department of Psychological Medicine.

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Conquering allergies

Dr Soh Jian Yi, Consultant at NUH’s Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, warned against unproven allergy tests online and provided advice on conquering allergies.

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Higher risk of thyroid lumps leading to cancer

A local NUH study discovered that thyroid nodules classified as “indeterminate” under international standard, which means that they cannot be classified as safe or cancerous, may have a higher cancer risk.

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