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Clinical Attire for Medical Students of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Giving a unique identity to medical students while they interact with hospital staff and patients, the NUS Medicine medical students’ clinical attire will be launched in the Academic Year 2015/16. Medical students are trained to be an integral part of the healthcare team and are posted to all Restructured Hospitals in Singapore.

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New fellowship programme helps healthcare staff to train less privileged peers overseas

Hong Kong-based Fung Foundation and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have set up a US$2.1 million programme to support doctors in South-east Asia and China. The Fung Clinical Fellowship will involve expert faculty members from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Hospital and National University Health System. The fund will be invested in sending NUH staff or NUS medical faculty abroad to teach medical skills.

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Singapore Brain Bee Challenge 2015

It was another successful year for the Singapore Brain Bee Challenge. About 140 students from 9 schools participated in the competition. The National Brain Bee Champion was announced to be Ms. Lim Xuan Li, Michelle from Raffles Institution. She will attend the International Brain Bee Challenge to be held in Cairns, Australia between August 20th and August 26th, 2015. The Singapore Neuroscience Association (SNA) is privileged to be the Official coordinator of International Brain Bee (IBB) in Singapore and the organiser of the Singapore Brain Bee Challenge 2015.

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NUS Medicine opens new research facility to study infectious diseases

A new facility that boosts Singapore's research efforts in existing infectious diseases and its defenses against new outbreaks was officially opened by Minister for Health, Minster Gan Kim Yong today. Based at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine's flagship building, the Centre for Translational Medicine, the 650-square metre Biosafety Level 3 laboratory has been carefully designed to accommodate researchers to study some of the most infectious diseases known to man and to find solutions to dealing with these dangerous microorganisms.

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