Decoding genetic diseases through synthetic biology

By 2050, the number of cases of Type 2 diabetes in Singapore is expected to reach over 1 million. To counteract this daunting prospect, Associate Professor Matthew Chang, Director of NUS Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation and his researchers are taking the war on diabetes to a new level.

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Professor Dario Campana wins prestigious Gabbay Award

Congratulations to Professor Dario Campana (Department of Paediatrics) who was conferred the prestigious Gabbay award for his groundbreaking CAR-T cell immunotherapy work, which has been successfully used to treat children and adults with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at NUH recently.

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Welcome to NUS Medicine, Class of 2024!

The Dean, Professor Chong Yap Seng, hosted a dinner to welcome the Class of 2024 on 28 July 2019. We publish an edited version of his exhortation to the newcomers.

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Black belt don

Karate, or "empty-handed" self-defence, advocates blocking an attack, rather than striking an opponent, black belt don Associate Professor Too Heng Phon explained.

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From Normal Academic to NUS Medicine

Coming August, 21-year old Darren Leong from Ngee Ann Polytechnic will begin his five-year university journey at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Despite barely making it to the Normal Academic stream from his PSLE, the encouragement and support from his family led him to pursue biomedical science at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, and eventually NUS Medical School.

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Doctor, community volunteer, poet

NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine graduand M Premikha manages to juggle her passions for medicine, community service and Tamil language arts by picking commitments with her heart.

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4,400 steps a day for a better, longer life

A recent study by NUS Medicine alumna, Professor Lee I-Min from the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard's Medical School and the T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that health benefits can be seen with achieving just 4,400 steps a day.

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