Singapore’s vulnerability to new flu virus strains

Professor Paul Tambyah from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine commented on how Singapore’s high population density and extensive trade and transport links could make it vulnerable to the next flu pandemic.

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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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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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Upcoming events

23 Nov 2019

Wong Hock Boon Society (WHBS) Research Day 2019

23 Nov, Saturday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
25 Nov 2019

NUS Neuroscience and Technology Symposium

25 Nov - 26 Nov, Monday - Tuesday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
6 Jan 2020

NUS ncRNA Symposium

06 Jan, Monday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm