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UM achieves major breakthrough in breast cancer research
The University of Macau (UM) has made new progress in breast cancer study. A team in the university’s Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has discovered that NOTCH1 activation can promote the growth of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). Titled ... + More

UM achieves major breakthrough in breast cancer research

UM holds online symposium on biomedical sciences
The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) recently held the Fourth Symposium on Biomedical Sciences on the internet. More than 130 students, researchers, and scholars from Macao, mainland China, and overseas participated in the online ... + More

UM holds online symposium on biomedical sciences

UM develops photodynamic diagnostic agent for more effective treatment of deep tumours
The University of Macau (UM) has made new progress in medical molecular imaging and precision medicine in cancer treatment. A research team at the university has developed a photodynamic diagnostic agent with multi-modal molecular imaging contrast function and ... + More

UM develops photodynamic diagnostic agent for more effective treatment of deep tumours

UM develops new technology to enhance cancer precision medicine
A research team in the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), led by Associate Professor Zhen YUAN, has made significant progress in optical molecular imaging and precision medicine for cancer treatment. The team has developed ... + More

UM develops new technology to enhance cancer precision medicine

International journal reports anti-epidemic achievements of UM and Conde de São Januário Hospital Centre in Macao
The International Journal of Biological Sciences recently published a special issue titled ‘The global battle against SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19’, which reports the achievements and experience of Macao’s public health sector in the fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic. The Conde ... + More

International journal reports anti-epidemic achievements of UM and Conde de São Januário Hospital Centre in Macao

UM establishes joint cancer research centre with CAS Institute of Cancer and Basic Medicine
The University of Macau (UM) and the Institute of Cancer and Basic Medicine (ICBM) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have signed a collaboration agreement to establish a joint cancer research centre. The agreement aims to give ... + More

UM establishes joint cancer research centre with CAS Institute of Cancer and Basic Medicine

Distance Education Series Interviews with FHS Professors
Editor’s Note: Since the novel coronavirus outbreak and the consequent suspension of classes to prevent the spread of the virus, distance education has become a hot topic in Macao, Hong Kong, and mainland China. Here at the University ... + More

Distance Education Series Interviews with FHS Professors

UM scholar publishes four articles on mental health care during epidemic in Lancet
Four articles on mental health care, written by a research team led by Prof. Yutao XIANG from the Faculty of Health Science (FHS), University of Macau (UM), have been published in prestigious medical journals, including Lancet and Lancet psychiatry. The articles ... + More

UM scholar publishes four articles on mental health care during epidemic in Lancet

UM’s latest study discovers new mechanism to block recurrence and metastasis of breast cancer
A research team led by Chuxia DENG, dean of the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), recently found that breast cancer susceptibility gene 1 (BRCA1) plays an important role in regulating mitophagy and mitochondrial dynamics: ... + More

UM’s latest study discovers new mechanism to block recurrence and metastasis of breast cancer