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Duke National University of Singapore

Duke National University of Singapore

A collaboration between Duke University and the National University of Singapore, and Singapore's only graduate-entry medical school. It was founded in 2000 and is located in Singapore.

The Duke National University of Singapore (Duke-NUS) is a Singapore-based institution of higher education. It offers doctor of medicine (MD), combination MD and doctor of philosophy (PhD), and PhD programs.

COVID-19

Duke-NUS partnered with Arcturus Therapeutics to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. The pair used STARR technology, which combines self-replicating RNA with LUNAR, a nanoparticle non-viral delivery system. The role of Duke-NUS was to isolate and cultivate the virus so that developments for a vaccine could commence.

Timeline

People

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LinkedIn

Professor Thomas M. Coffman

Dean

Further reading

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Arcturus Therapeutics and Duke-NUS Medical School Partner to Develop a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine using STARR TechnologyTMCollaboration seeks to conduct pre-clinical testing followed by first-in-human clinical trials

Web

March 4, 2020

Duke-NUS researchers at the front line of COVID-19 | NUS Research News

Web

March 26, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Duke-NUS Medical School

June 22, 2016

Companies

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