Liver Transplant Team performs Southeast Asia's first "split liver" transplant.
Cardiothoracic surgeons at NUH are first in Singapore & Asia to perform open heart surgery on a "beating heart".
Acquisition of the Ultrafast Scanner by the Department of Diagnostic Imaging - a step forward in imaging of the heart.
complete implementation of the I-CARE inpatient module effectively
moves the Hospital away from mainframe computing to a more cost
effective and integrated open system.
Kong Hwai Loong, from the Department of Medical Oncology, is the first
Singaporean to be conferred the Merit Award by the American Society of
Clinical Oncology for his research on gene therapy.
participates in 5-year multicentre START (Inhaled Steroid Treatment As
Regular Therapy in Early Asthma) study involving 7000 patients from
USA, Europe and Asia.
Dr Chong Yap Seng
from the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is awarded the
Young Investigator Award by the Australian and New Zealand Colleges of
Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for his research paper on the
alternative use of misoprostol for post-partum bleeding.
from the Department of Orthopaedic surgery find success in the use of
cultured chondrocytes and mesenchymal stem cells to repair growth plate
The new NUH Tissue Bank,
supplying bone and ligament allograft transplants for the whole of
Singapore, whilst also serving as a regional training centre, is
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology launches its inaugural Master's Degree Course in Clinical Embryology.
Clinical Skills Laboratory is established to ease the transition
between classroom learning and real-life medicine for medical students.
NUH holds its inaugural Annual Scientific Meeting centred on the theme "Challenges in the 21st Century.