“The last 3 years have seen us grow and renewed as we steadily embraced the challenges that were presented. The next 3 years promises the same and as part of our plan, we will embark on major educational reforms and will further raise the visibility of our research.”
A commentary written by A/Prof Alex Chan entitled ‘Fighting cancer and the ‘fog’ it brings’ was featured in The Straits Times on 1 June 2019. Beyond the clinical conundrum of chemobrain, A/Prof Chan has discussed the ongoing scientific research as well as the socioeconomic issues associated with this complication of cancer treatment.
A study led by A/Prof Koh Hwee Ling and her research team found that leaf extracts taken from medicinal herbs used in South-east Asian folk medicine were effective in stopping the growth of seven types of cancer.
Congratulations to 2 of our academic staff and their PhD students for mentoring the winning school projects at the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2019!