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Annual State of the Institute address

Marking the beginning of a new year ahead, Prof Daniel Tenen gave an annual State of the Institute address to all staff on 28 February 2014, at the Centre of Translational Medicine in NUS. Special invited guests included young author Rachelle Toh, who has previously pledged a portion of her book’s proceeds to advancing research

A new oncogene that predicts breast cancer response to anti-estrogenic therapies

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in females globally and including Singapore. The female sex hormone, estrogen, possesses a pivotal role, both in the initiation and progression of breast cancer, with the majority of human breast cancers being initially estrogen dependent. These estrogen dependent breast cancers are defined as estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast