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Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation of Singapore

Catalyst Awardee

Brain-Computer Interface based Neuroenhancement System for Sustaining Short-term Memory, Focused Attention, Visuospatial Attention and Error-related Potentials in Mild Cognitive Impairment Patients

Professor Vinod Achutavarrier Prasad | Singapore Institute of Technology; Dr Yao Fengyuan | Institute of Mental Health; Dr Magadi Gopalakrishna Harish | Institute of Mental Health
Competition Sponsor: Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation of Singapore
Awardee year: 2023
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been identified as…


Catalyst Awardee

Investigating Associations Between Biological Age measured by Blood-Based DNA Methylation, with Cognitive Performance, Neuroimaging Markers and Conversion to Dementia – A Nested Case Control Longitudinal Study

Dr Ming Ann Sim | National University Hospital (NUH); A/Prof Christopher Chen | NUS; Prof Andrea Britta Maier | NUS; Prof Roger Foo Sik Yin | IMCB; Dr Rajkumar s/o Dorajoo | GIS
Competition Sponsor: Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation of Singapore
Awardee year: 2023…





Catalyst Awardee

Screening for therapeutic targets of NOTCH2NLC gene non-coding CGG repeat expansions associated neurodegeneration

Assistant Professor Zhou Zhi Dong, MD, PhD | National Neuroscience Institute (NNI); Professor Tan Eng King, MBBS, MRCP (United Kingdom), FAMS (Neurology), FRCP (Edinburgh) | National Neuroscience Institute (NNI)
Competition Sponsor: Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation of Singapore
Awardee year: 2022   Recently, pathogenic non-coding CGG repeat expansions…


Catalyst Awardee

Cross-species drug screening for sarcopenia

Tang Hong-Wen | Duke-NUS Medical School
Competition Sponsor: Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation of Singapore
Awardee year: 2022   Sarcopenia, as characterized by the progressive decline in muscle mass, function and quality, commonly occurs with aging and is associated with increased risks of falls, morbidity, and mortality. Increased…

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