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2014-04-16 08:31:58

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs Lim was advised to go for a gastroscope due to persistent gastric discomfort. Some abnormal looking lesions were detected during the gastroscope examination. A thin probe was inserted through the gastroscope into Mrs Lim's gastrointestinal tract, molecular information of the abnormal tissues was obtained, a clinical diagnosis was made in real time and the pre-cancerous lesions were removed at the same setting. There were no biopsies, no waiting...

2014-04-09 16:03:50

Scientific breakthrough to potentially revolutionize high-speed electronics, nanoscale opto-electronics and nonlinear optics Assistant Professor Christian A. Nijhuis of the Department of Chemistry at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Science, in collaboration with researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), namely Dr Bai Ping of the Institute of High Performance Computing and Dr Michel Bosman of the Institute of Materials Research and...

2014-03-04 16:17:56

NUS researchers create first highly sensitive small molecule fluorescence probe to evaluate potential risk for Parkinson's disease and monitor its progression A team of researchers from National University of Singapore (NUS) have created the first two-photon, small molecule fluorogenic probe that can serve as a useful tool for the rapid assessment of an individual's potential risk for Parkinson's disease. The highly sensitive fluorescence probe can detect with high precision the activity...

2014-02-13 00:20:12

The collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur aims to study the loss of immunity and consequent reduced responsiveness to vaccination in elderly.Singapore, Feb 13, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) signed a three-year partnership with the National University of Singapore (NUS), National University Hospital (NUH) and Sanofi Pasteur to embark on a Phase IV clinical trial to understand age-related loss of immunity, known as immunosenescence, in elderly.Declining birth...

2014-02-10 08:27:34

Major new precision medicine initiative takes root in Singapore SINGAPORE and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImaginAb, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) to establish a joint corporate laboratory to develop new in vivo molecular imaging agents to study cancer biology and immune function. ImaginAb is a U.S. clinical-stage company that develops in vivo molecular imaging agents based on a...

2013-12-30 12:16:46

Innovative Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory technology enables bigger and longer lasting memory in electronic systems A team of researchers from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering has developed a new Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory (MRAM) technology that will boost information storage in electronic systems. The innovative technology will drastically increase storage space and enhance memory...

2013-11-25 14:40:21

2 separate studies yield key findings for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure for the disease Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a group of heterogeneous diseases with considerable diversity in terms of genetic abnormalities. Mutations of CEBPA, a tumour suppressor, are found in about 10 per cent of human AML patients. In two separate studies on CEBPA mutations in AML subtypes, researchers successfully identified and validated a gene known as Sox4 as a potential therapeutic target...

2013-11-19 23:19:48

NutraPause is a botanical supplement clinically shown to relieve vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes and night sweats) associated with perimenopause and menopause. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 AC Nova Technologies Inc (aka ATI Pharma), a leader in the development of evidence-based botanical supplements, is pleased to announce that Health Canada has approved NutraPause for the treatment of vasomotor symptoms associated with perimenopause and menopause (NPH 80031417). ATI Pharma...

2013-10-10 08:20:02

S$148 million centre to study the role of nutrition and early development in health and disease in AsiaSingapore, Oct 10, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The National University of Singapore (NUS) and A*STAR will be jointly establishing the S$148 million Singapore Centre for Nutritional Sciences, Metabolic Diseases, and Human Development (SiNMeD). This collaboration between the NUS's Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSoM) and A*STAR's Singapore Institute for Clinical...

2013-07-23 08:21:12

SINGAPORE, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Joint Labs in Precision Motion Systems and Industrial Robotics are Geared towards High Value Manufacturing The Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering inked an agreement today to launch two joint research labs in precision motion systems and industrial robotics....