Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

Age later: Lessons for this pandemic and the next

Speaker: Dr Nir Barzilai 13 Jun 2021

Ageing is the underlying cause of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer and neuro-degenerative diseases. In the past year, the data has shown that old age has been the number one contributor to COVID-19 related hospitalisations, disability, and deaths. Dr Nir Barzilai, Director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, shares more on the geroscience approach and its relevance in the pandemic.