NUS has inked partnerships with four French institutions, namely Paris Descartes University, IFP School, PickCell, and the International Public Policy Association, to further its international collaboration in education and research.
NUS Pharmacy researchers have developed a novel online tool that uses hospital data to quickly and easily predict how likely a patient is to be readmitted within 15 days, allowing healthcare professionals to tailor interventions for high-risk individuals to prevent readmission.
A study by researchers from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has discovered that xanthones, a natural compound with antioxidant and antibacterial properties found in mangosteens, are very effective against common and multidrug-resistant strains of tuberculosis.
As part of the Steps to Avoid Falls in Elderly study, researchers from Duke-NUS found that participation in tailored physical therapy programmes significantly reduces the severity of falls in the elderly, though it may not reduce the number of falls.
An NUS Engineering research team has created a novel nanofibre solution that easily creates thin, transparent air filters which can remove up to 90 per cent of PM2.5 particles and achieve high air flow of 2.5 times better than conventional air filters.