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23 Nov 2020
Taskforce will look into COVID-19 origins, leveraging expertise in One Health, outbreak investigation, virology, lab biosecurity and disease ecology.
When researchers inhibited Wnt signalling the anti-cancer drug ETC-159, they found that the reactivation of the hyperactive RAS-MAPK pathway led the cancer cells to undergo senescence, which is an ageing process that results in arrested growth.
20 Nov 2020
Cancer is a disease driven by mutations that alter the way biochemical signals control cell growth, division and migration. Scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School found out that, like Goldilocks, cancer is very picky about getting rapid growth just right.
18 Nov 2020
Thirty Teams Across the Asia Pacific Region Participated in the Six-Month Competition that Trains Student Teams to Practice and Produce Solutions using HPC and AI Platforms.
Example product from NUSMart showing how the labels were presented across the three study conditions.
17 Nov 2020
A Duke-NUS Medical School study finds that new labels may be needed to help consumers make healthier food purchases.
13 Nov 2020
A Singapore study finds patients with chronic kidney disease need tailored nutrition guidance, as well as better communication with doctors and family support, to empower them to manage their condition.
06 Nov 2020
Testing for mutations in RNF43, a protein that affects key cancer cell-growth pathway Wnt, gives clinicians actionable insights to tailor treatments better.
04 Nov 2020
Innovative research by scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School has shed light on the mysterious role of long non-coding RNAs in the development of pancreatic cancer and suggests potential new targets for precision cancer therapies.
30 Oct 2020
Maternal antibodies primed to react to specific allergens can cross the placenta, passing on transiently allergic reactions to offspring, according to new preclinical research from a collaborative study by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. The finding hints at why infants exhibit allergies so early in life and suggests possible targets for intervention.
26 Oct 2020
Study confirms bats adopt multiple strategies to reduce pro-inflammatory responses, thus mitigating potential immune-mediated tissue damage and disease. Findings provide important insights for medical research on human diseases.
12 Oct 2020
Collaboration by researchers in Singapore and Australia lead to first-of-its-kind computational biology algorithm that could enable more effective cellular therapies against major diseases.
08 Oct 2020
Separate partnership with National Supercomputing Centre to enable Singapore Polytechnic’s staff and students to develop AI innovations for local industries
07 Oct 2020
An anticipated 100+ expert speakers from around the world will convene to discuss next-generation identity solutions and their capability to both transform society and counter identity-based fraud.
09 Sep 2020
New centre launched by SingHealth–Duke-NUS to marshal expertise in prehospital emergency research to ensure best possible patient outcomes.
03 Sep 2020
Conference will see leading regional thought leaders, policymakers, C-suite officers, senior and middle level hospital and healthcare, e-health, clinical operations, medical and nursing professionals convene to explore new ways to innovate and collaborate.
03 Sep 2020
Study by researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School, Duke University and SingHealth finds that dispatch-assisted CPR, training in CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator, and a volunteer first responder mobile app, increased the likelihood of laypeople performing CPR during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, which was associated with increased survival rates.
12 Aug 2020
Forty-five of the world’s most influential leaders and innovators participated in EmTech Asia. They discussed how emerging technologies will influence industries related to artificial intelligence, robotics, sustainability, healthcare, immersive media, and more.
05 Aug 2020
Community rehabilitation; psychological impact of caregiving emerges as top interests
30 Jul 2020
In a May 2020 Webinar, Dr. Sam Shah, Global Digital Health Advisor and Consultant with UK’s National Health System (NHS) discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping healthcare with technology, specifically the response of UK’s NHS.
Schematic model of Epstein-Barr virus enhancer infestation model in EBV-associated gastric cancer.
27 Jul 2020
Epstein-Barr virus rewires host epigenome to turn on latent genetic enhancers that activate proto-oncogenes, leading to tumorigenesis in stomach cancer
27 Jul 2020
Jointly organised by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Science Centre Singapore
23 Jul 2020
A simple, rapid assay­­ to evaluate neutralizing antibodies that target the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein receptor binding domain (RBD) is described in a paper published in Nature Biotechnology.
22 Jul 2020
– Human dosing of LUNAR-COV19 expected soon. – Differentiated STARR™ mRNA vaccine expected to produce humoral and cellular immunity at very low doses. – New preclinical data demonstrates neutralising antibody titres continue to increase for 50 days after a single administration.
16 May 2020
Thursday, 21 May 2020, 4:00 PM (GMT +8)
16 May 2020
Announcement of Results
cPass™
15 May 2020
As a first-in-the-world "rapid smart test kit", the cPass™ which can measure neutralising antibodies in an hour will be a huge boost to current COVID-19 investigations, from contact tracing, sero-prevalence survey, and assessment of herd immunity, longevity of protective immunity and efficacy of different vaccine candidates.
25 Mar 2020
Singapore's National Supercomputing Centre fast track access for researchers involved in COVID-19 research. Applications are open from now until 23 September 2020.
23 Mar 2020
Nested in the long-running Singapore Chinese Health Study, a new study by researchers in Singapore, based on data from over 60,000 middle-aged to older adults, has found that people who suffer from diabetes and who are also underweight have a much higher risk of active tuberculosis (TB) than their heavier counterparts, supporting calls for TB screening among these patients.
18 Mar 2020
Scientists and clinicians from Duke-NUS Medical School, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR’s) Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), and the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), have devised a novel drug combination that could treat a particularly deadly form of leukaemia, known as blast crisis (BC) chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML). The team has also developed strategies that may identify patients with early stage or chronic phase (CP) CML who are at increased risk of developing BC, and potentially preventing disease progression.
19 Feb 2020
Multi-country intervention trial to improve hypertension management, led by Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore, in partnership with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), Aga Khan University in Pakistan, the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka and the Singapore Clinical Research Institute (SCRI), leads to “clinically meaningful” reductions in blood pressure and better blood pressure control in patients receiving the multi-component intervention. Researchers call for national scale-up of the intervention.
15 Jan 2020
First-of-its-kind study led by Duke-NUS Medical School and National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) applies experimental methodology using human neural cells and brain organoids to investigate mechanism underlying epileptic seizures in Angelman syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder.

Events

04 Nov 2015
The region's largest Infocomm Media Technology commercialisation showcase and networking event is back in its 5th year, featuring over 60 booths of technologies and solutions from Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), A*STAR licensees and partners, NRF, NTU, NUS, Kairos ASEAN, and SIAA.
21 Aug 2015
The Economist has forecasted 3D Printing to be the third industrial revolution due to its prospects of driving a new type of manufacturing industry. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in his National Day Rally 2013 that we should 3D print things that make a difference to our lives.
15 May 2014
In this workshop, we bring into productive conversation how people live with diversity and the myriad ways in which this transform, constitute and spatialise class in Asia’s dynamic and rapidly changing cities.
11 Nov 2013
The IEEE A-SSCC 2013 (Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference) is an international forum for presenting the most updated and advanced chips and circuit designs in solid-state and semiconductor fields.
03 Jun 2013
The general theme of the 2013 conference is “Beyond the Culture Industry”. In the past two decades, the cultural sphere of rising Asian economies has increasingly shifted from being marked by the politics of authoritarianism and democratization to being pervaded by the market logic of deepening capitalism.
15 Aug 2012
I2R’s Techfest 2012 showcases the latest exciting innovations from revolutionary big data analytics to next-generation entertainment technologies. Techfest 2012 and ICM Horizons will be open to the public from 10am to 6pm on 15th and 16th August 2012.
14 Sep 2012
Kuo Pao Kun (1939-2002) was one of the most important dramatists, arts activists and public intellectuals of contemporary Singapore. At the tenth year of his passing, this international conference is organised to reflect on his works and ideology.
27 Apr 2011
The International Workshop on the Advances in Computational Methods for Fluid Structure Interaction is the first international conference/workshop to be held in Asia Pacific.
01 Mar 2011
Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology and Singapore’s Agency for Science Technology and Research announce the second Keystone Symposia conference on “Biofuels” in Singapore from 1-6 March 2011.
03 Aug 2009
Singapore, July 30, 2009 – The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), the world's first bioengineering and nanotechnology research institute, has partnered with Nano Today, a leading nanoscience and nanotechnology journal, published by Elsevier, to organize the 1st Nano Today Conference at Biopolis, Singapore from August 3-5, 2009.
10 Jan 2008
Generating Synergies with Molecular Science - The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology is delighted to host the 2nd Molecular Frontiers Symposium in Singapore, in collaboration with the Molecular Frontiers Foundation.
12 Aug 2007
Leading international bioengineering and nanotechnology experts will convene at ICBN 2007 to share the latest research advancements at the interface of science, engineering and medicine.
03 Jul 2005
3rd International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2005) and the International Union of Materials Research Societies' 9th International Conference on Advanced Materials (ICAM2005)
07 Dec 2005
Perceiving from the Inside - After half a century of English, the language has acquired a local habitation and matured into Englishes, with its own variety of English in each country influenced by other inheritances such as Sanskrit, Persian etc.
10 Aug 2005
Symposium highlights the growing role of Asian contribution to advances in Physics as well as to looks forward and assess the role of Physics in Engineering, Life Sciences and Technology in the next 100 years.
11 Dec 2005
Field-programmable devices combine the flexibility of software with the performance of hardware and have become an important topic of research for universities, government, and industry worldwide.
20 Jul 2005
CIVR aims to provide an international forum for the discussion of research challenges and the exchange of ideas among researchers and practitioners in image/video retrieval technologies.
31 Oct 2005
The development of optimization techniques is pivotal in pushing technology frontiers in the eBusiness era. The goal of SJOM 2005 meeting is to bring together optimization practitioners and researchers in the areas of optimization theories and practices.
13 Jul 2006
We encourage panels and papers that explore how communities have shaped multiple images of Burma/Myanmar that often reflect particular perceptions of the Burmese past, the present, and its possible futures.
24 Nov 2005
This workshop aims to explore complex and diverse intersections between religious practices and global capitalist forces in Asian contexts.

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