September 21, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and InnovationUpclose 

The doctor-patient conversation

“You must feel quite worried.” Duke-NUS student Anthony Li learnt that this innocent question can come with big implications.

September 20, 2017 | ResearchEvents 

National Cancer Centre Singapore researchers testing new treatment for ovarian cancer

Scientists at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) are conducting a clinical trial to test a new treatment for advanced and recurrent ovarian cancer.

September 19, 2017 | Research 

Meat-lovers beware: Eating more red meat, poultry can raise diabetes risk

A diet with plenty of red meat and poultry is linked to a higher risk of diabetes among Singapore Chinese, according to new findings from Duke-NUS Medical School.

September 14, 2017 | Giving & Philanthropy 

What keeps you going?

Have you ever wondered what keeps our healthcare professionals going in providing care for patients, searching for new cures and training young healthcare professionals? Watch this video to find out more:

September 12, 2017 | EducationUpcloseClinical Care and Innovation 

Sandwiched between compassion and duty

How far does a doctor need to empathise with his patients? Medical student Tan Chin Yee contemplates on this question as he faced his first death in the hospital.

September 11, 2017 | EducationAdministration in Healthcare 

Duke-NUS appoints Vice Dean of Education

Internationally-recognised clinician and expert in medical education Professor Ian Curran joins Duke-NUS Medical School from the UK General Medical Council.

September 07, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and Innovation 

An alternative way to train doctors

From hectic schedules to critical reflections, the blended Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship at Duke-NUS allows for an alternative path to induct medical students into clinical practice.

September 06, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

Seniors take 'IPPT' to ward off health crises

Experts have developed an IPPT test for the elderly, with stations that measure balance, flexibility and strength. This is to identify those at risk of frailty before falls or other health crises land them in hospital.

September 05, 2017 | Facilities and BuildingsClinical Care and InnovationResearch 

NCCS: Standing tall against cancer

Have you heard of the cancer tsunami? One in three Singaporeans will get cancer in their lifetime, and one in three Singaporeans will die of cancer. Where should we look for hope in changing these trends?

September 04, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyEventsAcademic MedicineResearchEducation 

SingHealth Duke-NUS raised more than $32.5m for research & education

In conjunction with the SingHealth Duke-NUS Gala Dinner 2017, healthcare institutions in the Academic Medical Centre raised $32.5m over two years to advance medical research and education.