Key to artery health lies in LYVE-1 Macrophage

A team of NUS Medicine researchers led by Associate Professor Veronique Angeli has identified a population of cells called macrophages that coat the outer walls of healthy arteries and express a protein called LYVE-1. The researchers found that when these cells were absent, arteries accumulate collagen and lose their elasticity, becoming stiff and inflexible.

Read More

Statement on the passing of Emeritus Professor K. Shanmugaratnam

We mourn the passing of Emeritus Professor K. Shanmugaratnam. He was a dedicated academic clinician who drove himself to excel and in so doing, set the benchmark for the teaching and practice of Pathology at the University and in Singapore.

Read More

Pathology teaching goes digital

Today, the learning of pathology has been enhanced and aided through technology, thanks to the efforts of Associate Professor Nga Min En and colleagues at the Department of Pathology. Painstakingly, one specimen at a time, the team has rendered more than 700 specimens in digital format and made more than 250 of these specimens available online for medical students.

Read More

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.

Read More

Looking through the silver mirror

A group of NUS students produced a book titled 'Looking through the silver mirror', detailing 20 seniors' life stories and experiences navigating Singapore's healthcare system.

Read More

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.

Read More

NUS scientists discover a new way to control blood pressure

Researchers Professor Soong Tuck Wah and Dr Hu Zhenyu from NUS Medicine’s Department of Physiology have found a new way to lower blood pressure through a key protein in our body. This takes medical science a step closer toward fighting cardiovascular disorders.

Read More