Nurturing compassionate, competent and innovative doctors of tomorrow

In an exclusive interview with the Straits Times, Prof Chong Yap Seng, Dean of NUS Medicine, explains how the School is embracing itself for the challenges of the future.

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Celebrating our Heritage at Medical Dinner 2019

An evening of tribute to the School's founding donor and celebration of the Class of 2019 graduation, the 2019 Medical Dinner was a memorable night that highlighted the spirit of giving and the preservation of trust from the public.

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International honours for Professor Lee Eng Hin

Congratulations to Professor Lee Eng Hin (Department of Orthopaedic Surgery), who was made a Fellow of International Orthopaedic Research (FIOR) by the International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies (ICORS). Prof Lee is the first and only elected fellow from Singapore.

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Battling depression and anxiety in middle-aged women

A recent study by Professor Yong Eu-Leong from NUS Medicine's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology found that middle-aged women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety.

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NUS medical students get exposure to mass casualty incidents

Medical students at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine can now put their knowledge and skills to the test as members of a medical emergency response team operating in various mass casualty incident scenarios, through a virtually simulated environment. This is made possible through the School’s introduction of the Virtual Interactive Simulation Environment (VISE) system at the Centre for Healthcare Simulation.

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Brain researchers worldwide assemble knowledge of synapses online

A collaboration with 15 expert labs worldwide including Assistant Professor John Chua from the Department of Physiology has led to the development of a new online portal, SYNGO, which aims to represent the current scientific knowledge about synapses.

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Organ Donation: What's Your Stand?

Under Singapore’s Human Organ Transplant Act (HOTA), our silence means tacit consent to having our organs donated when we pass away. Assistant Professors Voo Teck Chuan and Shahla Siddiqui tell us more on how we should help ease our loved ones into the decision way before they have to be faced with it.

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