Small proteins play big role in cellular energy balance

Cellular structures called mitochondria depend on microproteins to assist and control the assembly of a protein chain that extracts energy from nutrients, according to a new study by scientists in Singapore.

Biodiversity Medicine for Human Health and Wellness

The SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Biodiversity Medicine (BD-MED), a joint initiative by Singapore Health Services and Duke-NUS Medical School, aims to drive and accelerate biodiversity research that can promote all aspects of human health and wellness.

Crypts, Organoids and Cancer - the Journey of the Wnts

Virshup discussed recent findings from his lab including: structural insights into the dedicated proteins PORCN and WLS/ Evi in sending cells that acylate and deliver Wnts to the plasma membrane and more.

Few countries offer a good place to die: Duke-NUS, Duke

Researchers in Singapore and USA have developed a first-of-its-kind country ranking based on in-country experts’ ratings of the quality of palliative care services. The results reveal many countries have much room for improvement, including some high-income countries.

Duke Health and Duke-NUS

March 3, 2021


Adaptation and Innovation across the Pacific in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 3 - Technology-driven Innovation for Education and Population Health.
March 2, 2021


COVID Webinar Collaborations Series Part 2
February 2, 2021


COVID Webinar Collaborations Series Part 1
December  17, 2020


Collaborative Research Symposium
August 16, 2019

Parkinson's Disease and Neurodegeneration Symposia
April 30, 2019

Advances in Infectious Diseases
April 8, 2019

Combined Basic and Clinical Sciences Symposium at Duke Medicine
November 12 – 13, 2018

- Shared understanding of changes made/being made at each school
- Ideas for clinical integration throughout the first year
- Strategies for continued alignment
- Sharing of collaborations and innovations  Outcomes:
- Groups with representatives from both schools and both basic and clinical sciences developed models and frameworks for:

-Early meaning clinical experience
-Clinical framework for teaching biomedical sciences
-Innovations in clinical training

SingHealth_Duke-NUS_Duke Collaborative Surgical Research Workshop
November 2, 2018


Clinical Symposium at Duke-NUS 
October 20 – 21, 2017

- Find/renew inspiration in our work
- Build community with our colleagues near and far
- Build/renew a sense of ownership over our clinical education work
- Reflect on our learning and future directions
- Renew our sense of commitment to change toward improving medical education  Outcomes:
- Shared visions about the future of medical education

Preclinical Symposium at Duke-NUS
February 17 – 18, 2016:

- Shared understanding and alignment of preclinical curriculum
- Between-school collaboration on academic projects  Outcomes:
- Three collaborative projects launched (see “Collaborative Scholarly Work” below)