Associate Professor Choolani Mahesh appointed Head of Department, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Associate Professor Choolani Mahesh will assume the position of Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the National University Hospital (NUH) and NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, with effect from 1 October 2019.

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Doctors call for regular breast cancer screening

Assistant Professor Samuel Ow from NUS Medicine's Medical Science Cluster Cancer Programme recommends women aged 40 to 49 to discuss the option of an annual screening with their doctor, as doctors cautioned that an absence of abnormality in the first screening does not mean this would be the case for subsequent mammograms.

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Professor Emily Ang appointed Group Chief Nurse of the National University Health System

With effect from 1 October 2019, Professor Emily Ang will assume the position of Group Chief Nurse of the National University Health System (NUHS).

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Look up! Looking down at your phone is causing you back and neck pain

Though not all neck and back pain require intrusive treatments, Associate Professor Gabriel Liu from the NUS Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery says one should still get your condition checked. He also highlighted some red flags indicating when one’s back pain require more serious attention.

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Upcoming events

15 Oct 2019

Seminar: Talin1 Regulates TLR Complex Assembly and Signalling Via Direct Interactions With Myd88 And PIP5K To Control Dendritic Cell Activation

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15 Oct, Tuesday, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
24 Oct 2019

NUS-Cambridge Joint Research Symposium

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24 Oct - 25 Oct, Thursday - Friday, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
18 Nov 2019

Workshop: Simulation Faculty Development - Working with Simulated Patients (SPs)

18 Nov, Monday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm