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Congratulations to our National Medical Excellence Award 2015 winners!

The National Medical Excellence Awards (NMEA) recognizes Singapore's most outstanding medical talent. This year, eight awards were given to outstanding recipients in six award categories at the NMEA 2015, held at Shangri-La Hotel, on 21 August 2015. NUS Medicine congratulates Associate Professor Tai E Shyong for clinching the National Outstanding Clinician Scientist award, Professor Lee Chuen Neng for winning the National Outstanding Clinician Mentor award and Associate Professor James Yip for bringing home the National Outstanding Clinical Quality Champion award.

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Welcome to NUS Medicine, Class of 2020

It was a significant milestone for the 300 freshmen students of the Class of 2020 on 24 August 2015 as they were officially welcomed to the School and presented with their white coats! The annual White Coat Ceremony at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine marks the commencement of medical undergraduate studies. Students are presented the white coats as symbols of their commitment to a course of studies that aims to prepare them for a noble vocation – one of service to the health and well-being of their fellow men.

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Stinky gas invigorates sperm

Hydrogen sulphide, a gas known for its rotten egg smell, may be able to help men improve the quality of their sperm and thus their fertility, if an NUS study on animals is translatable to humans. The study was co-led by Professor P C Wong from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Associate Professor Bian Jinsong from the Department of Pharmacology.

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National Day Awards 2015

Singapore paid tribute to the unstinting public service efforts of NUS Eminent Alumnus Mr Suppiah Dhanabalan, Chairman of the NUS Business School Management Advisory Board, NUS Pro-Chancellor Mr Stephen Lee, NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, among other faculty and staff during the country's Golden Jubilee National Day. Prof Tan was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal at the National Day Awards this year.

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