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Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation of Singapore

Catalyst Awardee

Systematic identification and functional analysis of synergistic small molecule combinations targeting aging

Mohammad Alfatah, PhD; Frank Eisenhaber, PhD Competition Sponsor: Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation of Singapore The world’s aging population is growing dramatically. Aging is associated with progressive degeneration of physiological integrity, impaired morphological and essential functions. Most importantly, aging is the major risk factor for chronic diseases, including…


Catalyst Awardee

AI and Healthy Ageing: Developing AI-based Computational Framework and Approaches to Define Healthy Ageing in the Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Study (SLAS) Cohort

Zhong Xin, PhD; Yang Feng, PhD; NG Tze Pin, MBBS, PhD, FAFOEM, FAMS, MFPHM Competition Sponsor: Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation of Singapore The improvements of the health care systems, wealth, and major advances in medical sciences leads to extended human lifespan. The current challenge is the increasing…

Catalyst Awardee

A molecular prevention strategy for cancer-free ageing

Kanaga Sabapathy; Suresh Mathivanan
Competition Sponsor: Ministry of Health and National Research Foundation of Singapore Ageing results in increased propensity for cancer development, due to the accumulation of mutations over the life-time. Not surprisingly, cancer incidence is on the rise globally. If left unchecked, the outlook is dismal. Treatment modalities…







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