World’s first ultra-high resolution 3D comprehensive mapping of human brain kicks off

New mapping technique using powerful x-ray technology will provide clear and detailed images of the brain and aid development of more effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

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NUS researchers identify new Alzheimer’s biomarker

Discovery will potentially contribute to early diagnosis and better management of Alzheimer’s disease.

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NUHS Chief Executive elected to U.S. National Academy of Medicine

The National University Health System (NUHS) Chief Executive, National University of Singapore (NUS) Senior Vice President (Health Affairs) and former Dean of NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Professor John Eu-Li Wong, has been elected to the United States of America’s National Academy of Medicine (NAM), a globally influential organisation on health and science.

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Eye health, social support services in focus at Public Health Service 2019

Screening for advanced eye-related diseases and social support services will be available for the first time at the Public Health Service (PHS) taking place on 12 and 13 October 2019 at Canopy @ JLink.

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New breast cancer screening services, community partners for Neighbourhood Health Service 2019

Led by students from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, this year’s Neighbourhood Health Service in Kampong Glam and Queenstown is the biggest since inception, with more than 30 healthcare screening services and 16 community partners.

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New elective on Innovation and Research for medical students

This new elective will include special workshops on innovation and sponsored elective programmes at NUS Overseas Colleges to hone their entrepreneurial skills.

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New non-invasive imaging research technique can identify patients with curable hypertension

A novel imaging technique can identify the source of the hormone excess in patients with primary aldosteronism, according to Professor Roger Foo from the Department of Medicine at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Senior Consultant Cardiologist at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore, and Adjunct Assistant Professor Troy Puar, Consultant Endocrinologist at Changi General Hospital. They believe that these findings are pertinent to Singapore and also relevant to patients worldwide.

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