Two BCA Green Mark (Platinum) Awards for the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine!

At this year's Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Awards, the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine clinched not one but two Green Mark (Platinum) Awards for MD 4/4A and 9! The Green Mark Platinum is the highest tier accorded for green buildings in Singapore and the award is given in recognition of a developer or building owner's sustained efforts and outstanding achievement for a sustainable built environment.

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Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine receives International Neighbour of Choice grant from MSD

Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), a leading global healthcare company awarded a US$50,000 (S$61,900) grant to NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in support of the medical school's programs aimed at enhancing healthcare providers' skills in treating patients in the community.

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NUS Medicine faculty receiving honors at University Awards 2013

In recognition of his exceptional contributions towards the development of the University, Singapore and the region, renowned medical oncologist Professor John Eu-Li Wong received the Outstanding Service Award while Professor Ling Eng Ang from the Department of Anatomy of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine was bestowed with the title of Emeritus Professor in recognition of his distinguished scholarship and outstanding service to the University.

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Singapore NeuroScience Association's 25th anniversary celebration

In conjunction with its 25th Anniversary celebration, the Singapore NeuroScience Association (SNA) held a one-day neuroscience symposium on 26 April at the Centre for Life Sciences, NUS. Associate Professor Gavin Dawe (Department of Pharmacology), Secretary of SNA, unveiled a book entitled "25 years of Journey" to commemorate the 25th anniversary of SNA.

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First regional World Health Summit calls for whole-society action

Over 900 delegates from 46 countries, among them 120 speakers from more than 20 nations, attended the inaugural World Health Summit Regional Meeting Asia, Singapore 2013 hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Ministry of Health Holdings. 

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Congratulations to winners of the NUHS Leadership Awards 2013!

It was our privilege to honour 26 outstanding individuals at the NUHS Tribute Night 2013, who have contributed significantly in patient care, research, quality improvement, and/or mentoring of young doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

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$25 million gift from the Yong Loo Lin Trust to boost research for cancer

The Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine recently received a S$25 million gift from the Yong Loo Lin Trust to work with the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) to develop new models of cancer care through research and education. This is on top of the Trust's S$100 million gift to the School of Medicine in 2005 for research and scholarship in various diseases, including cancer.

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