Discovering an enzyme’s role in aggressive form of cancer

Professor Chng Wee Joo, NUS Medicine Vice-Dean (Research) and Deputy Director of the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, and his team of researchers uncovered an enzyme which could serve as a potential biomarker for 'natural killer T cell lymphoma' and this could lead to new targeting routes for treatment.

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NUS researchers identify new Alzheimer’s biomarker

Physiology Department's Assistant Professor John Chua and his team of researchers have uncovered several novel early asymptomatic biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease by comparative protein profiling of AD tissue models.

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The skinny on being skinny

Assistant Professor Khoo Chin Meng from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine explains why some find it difficult to lose weight while others remain skinny regardless of what they eat.

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Tackling prenatal depression

Dr Cornelia Chee, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychological Medicine at NUH and NUS Medicine shared plans for the ProPEL programme to tie up with the KidSTART programme to broaden its reach for timely intervention of antenatal depression.

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“Remember Me: Living with Dementia”

Proudly brought to you by the NUS Mind Science Centre, an academic research centre under NUS Medicine's Dept of Psychological Medicine – "Remember Me, Living with Dementia" shed light on the struggles of dementia patients and their families with more than 1,100 concert-goers on 28 Oct.

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Assistant Professor Chong Choon Seng appointed Assistant Dean (Enterprise)

Assistant Professor Chong Choon Seng will assume the position of Assistant Dean for Enterprise at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, with effect from 1 November 2019.

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Coping with rising temperatures in Singapore

Research Associate Professor Jason Lee from the Department of Physiology shares how an over-reliance on air-conditioning could be bad for health and what Singaporeans can do instead to cope with rising temperatures.

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