Congratulations to our National Medical Excellence Awards 2019 winners!

Our heartiest congratulations to our National Medical Excellence Awards 2019 winners – Prof Aymeric Lim, Adj Prof Goh Boon Cher and Assoc Prof Tan Boon Yeow.

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New scan can identify patients with curable hypertension

According to Professor Roger Foo from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor Troy Puar from Changi General Hospital, a new imaging technique can identify the source of the hormone excess in patients with primary aldosteronism more accurately.

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Why the elderly should pile on the protein

Associate Professor Reshma Merchant from the School’s Department of Medicine advocates high protein foods for older adults, with the exception of those with renal problems. She highlights that the current recommended protein intake is insufficient for seniors at risk of frailty or sarcopenia.

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New $38m hub to spearhead diagnostics research

A joint collaboration between the NUS, Agilent Technologies and NUH, the new NUS-Agilent Hub is Singapore’s first integrated one-stop research hub for capturing, translating and integrating clinical diagnostics, through biochemical testing and analyses.

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Enhanced bursaries for medical students from 2020

At this year’s National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that medical students will receive greater subsidies, where government bursaries will be enhanced and lower-income students could pay tuition fees of, at most, $5,000 a year.

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White Coat Ceremony 2019

On 15 August 2019, our new Phase I students were inducted into the medical fraternity at the annual White Coat Ceremony. Assisted by their Professors, they donned their white coats for the first time and recited the Medical Students' Pledge.

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Former Dean to be the next Chief Executive of NUHS

With effect from 1 January 2020, Associate Professor Yeoh Khay Guan will take over Professor John Eu-Li Wong as the Chief Executive of the National University Health System (NUHS).

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