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NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine hosts the 3rd ASEAN Medical Deans' Summit 2014

Delegates from the 12 ASEAN medical schools arrived in Singapore for the 3rd ASEAN Medical Deans' Summit, which is taking place in Singapore for the first time. The Summit, held in conjunction with the 3rd ASEAN Medical Research Network Meeting, was formed with the intention to promote collaboration among leading medical schools in the ASEAN region and to advance our medical education and health systems as a community by 2015.

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10th Student Medical-Nursing Education Conference (SMEC)

The 10th Student Medical-Nursing Education Conference, with the theme "From Patients to Professionals: 10 Years Forward", was attended by over 400 medical and nursing students from the various institutions. The small group workshops were well-received by the participants as they were enriching and provided an opportunity for participants to understand from the patients, nurses and doctors' perspectives.

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Mission to knock out fat-storing mechanism

Professor Carlos Ibanez at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine's Department of Physiology and the University's neurobiology programme, together with his team, has discovered the ALK7 link to fat deposition which could be key to fighting obesity. ALK7, a receptor found in fats cell is activated by the body after meals and suppresses the breakdown and burning of fats. The article was published in The Sunday Times, 7 September.

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SingHealth President's Challenge 2014

Let's join hands and raise funds for the SingHealth President's Challenge 2014! Purchase a heart sticker and write your well wishes to show your support for the less fortunate.

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