Antibiotic exposure in infants associated with higher risks of childhood obesity

A team of researchers from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences found that young children exposed to antibiotics at an early age (from birth to 12 months) are associated with higher risks of childhood obesity and increased adiposity in early to mid-childhood.

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NUS researchers discover an essential protein controlling cerebral blood vessel development and brain functions

Researchers from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine have discovered a protein named Mfsd7c in blood vessel cells that is critical for blood vessel development and brain growth. These findings may pave the way for better understanding of the essential nutrients required for blood vessel health and brain growth.

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GIS, NUS, and Novo Nordisk team up to study non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Asian populations

New study will generate insights in the development and progression of the disease in Asia, which could support the development of effective diagnostics and therapies.

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Key United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foundation supports NUS with US$3M medical professorship

Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable & Humanitarian Foundation to support translational research, including use of new technologies and genomics.

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World’s first ultra-high resolution 3D comprehensive mapping of human brain kicks off

New mapping technique using powerful x-ray technology will provide clear and detailed images of the brain and aid development of more effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

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NUS researchers identify new Alzheimer’s biomarker

Discovery will potentially contribute to early diagnosis and better management of Alzheimer’s disease.

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NUHS Chief Executive elected to U.S. National Academy of Medicine

The National University Health System (NUHS) Chief Executive, National University of Singapore (NUS) Senior Vice President (Health Affairs) and former Dean of NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Professor John Eu-Li Wong, has been elected to the United States of America’s National Academy of Medicine (NAM), a globally influential organisation on health and science.

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