Duke-NUS Medical School

The Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) – formerly known as "Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School" – is a collaboration between Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina, United States, and the National University of Singapore, in Singapore. The school was first set-up in 2005. Duke-NUS follows the American model of post-baccalaureate medical education, in which students begin their medical studies after earning a bachelor's degree.


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Medical research

Learning from bats to fight inflammation in humans

By studying the unusual ability of bats to host viruses without significant illness, scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School have discovered a protein that could unlock new strategies for fighting inflammatory diseases in humans.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cost of anxiety and depression in Singapore runs into the billions

Symptoms of anxiety and depression in the post-peak pandemic era could be costing Singapore 2.9% of its gross domestic product (GDP)—or nearly S$16 billion—suggests a study conducted by Duke-NUS Medical School and the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Influenza expert assesses how worried we should be about H5N1

The current outbreak of a highly contagious strain of H5N1 avian influenza has been called the worst in history. By January 2023, poultry farmers in the U.S. had slaughtered almost 60 million birds infected or at risk of ...

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