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  • Ovaries are an enigma that could unlock human lifespan

    Philanthropist Nicole Shanahan is spending $100mn to find answers to fundamental questions about ovaries

  • When IVF Fails: The Results That No One Talks About

    Conceiving a child might be an easy journey for many couples but, unfortunately, it’s not always an effortless experience. Even with the range of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) available these days – such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF) – a baby isn’t guaranteed. Asst Prof Huang Zhongwei, Deputy Director of ACRLE and Consultant, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, shares his experiences with patients, as well as the advice he gives to his patients.

  • Why Is Birthing Makeup So Popular?

    “Birthing makeup” or going full-glam in the delivery room is a popular social media trend with millions of expectant mothers sharing “get ready with me in labour” videos. Experts and content creators share their thoughts on this booming trend. Deputy Director Asst Prof Huang Zhongwei shares his expert views on five things one need to know before diving into the trend.

  • Founder of Bia-Echo Foundation visits NUS Bia-Echo Asia Centre for Reproductive Longevity and Equality

    The NUS Bia-Echo Asia Centre for Reproductive Longevity and Equality (ACRLE) at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine) had the honour of hosting Ms Nicole Shanahan, founder of Bia-Echo Foundation, USA, and Mdm Rahayu Mahzam, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health, Singapore at its premises on 19 April 2022.

  • Congratulations to Dr Huang Zhongwei, Assistant Director of ACRLE!

    In collaboration with Pek Jun Wei from Temasek Laboratories, huge congratulations to Dr Huang Zhongwei, Assistant Director of ACRLE for being awarded the Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Research Award 2021 for his research project “dlg circRNA and Proteins are Implicated in Reproductive Ageing in Women and Associated with Reproductive Outcomes”

  • Nicole Shanahan Is Fighting The Good Fight

    From criminal justice reform to regenerative agriculture and reproductive longevity, Nicole Shanahan is fighting the good fight.

  • US foundation makes US$8m gift to NUS to research women’s reproductive longevity

    LAWYER and entrepreneur Nicole Shanahan has gifted US$8 million to the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine to establish a centre for research into women’s reproductive longevity. Ms Shanahan is married to Google founder Sergey Brin, and has her own foundation, the Bia-Echo Foundation, through which the gift was made. Research by the Bia-Echo Asia…

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