NUS University Awards 2019

NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine researchers and educators acknowledged at the NUS University Awards 2019.

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Teen Rebel Turned Aspiring Doctor: ITE Graduate Scores Entry to Medical School

Mr Nicholas Chan, 23, is the first Institute of Technical Education (ITE) graduate to make it to the National University of Singapore's Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

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Harnessing AI for better cognitive training

Results of a pilot study led by Professor Dean Ho from the NUS Medicine Department of Pharmacology provided evidence that an artificial intelligence known as CURATE.AI has the potential to enhance learning, and could pave the way for promising applications in personalised digital therapy, including the prevention of cognitive decline.

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Protection from hand, foot, and mouth disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a highly contagious infection that if overlooked can have life-threatening consequences. Associate Professor Sylvie Alonso from NUS Microbiology and Immunology explained that identifying attributes in our own cells might be the key for tackling this disease.

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Closing in on neurological and sensory disorders

The rise of neurological and sensory disorders worldwide has been fuelled by longer life expectancies and increased neurodegenerative risk factors. Now, with the need for reliable and affordable therapeutics, umbilical cord lining cell-based regenerative medicine holds great promise for patients.

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Scientists develop self-inflating capsule to help tackle obesity

A team of NUHS and NTU researchers developed a new oral capsule to help obese patients with weight management and treatment.

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Ergothioneine: The magic in mushrooms

A recent NUS study showed mushrooms may hinder mild cognitive impairment in seniors. Ergothioneine, a compound synthesised within mushrooms, could be responsible for this outcome. Professor Barry Halliwell, Senior Advisor in the NUS Office of the Senior Deputy President and Provost, and Dr Irwin Cheah, Senior Research Fellow at NUS Biochemistry, explain the potential health benefits of ergothioneine.

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