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Growing A Research Culture

Lim Pin, the National University of Singapore’s longest-serving vice-chancellor, was instrumental in Singapore’s journey to becoming the medical research hub that it is today.

Teasing Out The Differences Between Breast Fibroepithelial Tumors

Researchers have mapped the genetic landscape of two distinct forms of fibroepithelial tumors, paving the way for more targeted screening and treatment.

The Genes Behind Colorectal Cancer Relapse

Researchers are developing a diagnostic test for metasizing colon cancer based on the patient's genetic profile.

New Drug Could Tackle Dengue

A study shows that Celgosivir could potentially be used to treat dengue fever, a disease for which antivirals currently do not exist.

Taking The Guesswork Out Of Kidney Cancer

The molecular test kit for kidney cancer helps to classify patients according to their predicted response to existing drugs.

Genetic Marker Of Common Breast Tumors Found

The identification of MED12, found in 60 percent of fibroadenoma patients, could lead to better diagnosis of the common breast tumor.

New Center To Use Circulating Tumor Cells In Clinical Diagnostics

A new center at the Singapore General Hospital will facilitate the use of circulating tumor cells in clinical diagnostics.

Bile Duct Cancers Have Country-Specific Characteristics

Scientists have found that bile duct cancers from Singapore, Thailand, and Romania are very different when analyzed at the molecular level.

3 Stomach Cancer Subtypes That Should Be Treated Differently

Stomach cancer falls into three broad subtypes that respond differently to currently available therapies, according to a new study.

Genetic Variant That Increases Lymphoma Risk In Chinese Discovered

A team of researchers has uncovered a gene variant that increases the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in ethnic Chinese.