News & Events

Mind-Science Centre Greater Good Series Event – Can dementia be prevented? A behavioural approach through diet, music and Chinese painting.

2nd November 2017

When the secretases that produce Aβ were first identified in the late 1990s, some people felt that the writing was on the wall for Alzheimer’s disease: a little effort on protease inhibitor development and the end was near. History has proven the over-optimism of this naïve view. Several hundred dementia treatment trials have failed, which…

Lee Kim Tah Lecture 2017 Proudly Presents “Medications: What the Elderly Should Know”

20th February 2017

Join us for this exciting lecture on the 18th of March (Saturday) 8.30am at the Training and Research Academy @ Jurong Point (TaRA@JP)! Kindly sign up through Lily at 6334 4445 ext 110 or email

Colours of Ageing Book Launch

20th February 2017

COLOURS OF AGEING – 30 Years of Research on the Mental Health of the Singapore Elderly Ageing is not all grey. Elderly people are often portrayed in grim statistics as a faceless population. This book is not about arid facts but explores the mind of a generation who survived the Second World War and witnessed…

Survey to be formed to study suicides among young people

22nd October 2016

A questionnaire will be developed for police investigation officers to complete in their interviews with victims’ family and witnesses following suicide cases involving young people.

S’pore ranked 4th in mental health index for Asia-Pacific

11th October 2016

Singapore has been ranked fourth out of 15 territories in the Asia-Pacific for policies and services which help people with mental illness to integrate into society.New Zealand, Australia and…

Sing in a choir, keep Dementia at bay?

4th February 2016

Shoppers at Jurong Point were yesterday treated to a lunchtime performance of rousing Chinese New Year songs – by participants of a dementia study.

Go gardening to keep dementia at bay

29th January 2016

Part-time traditional Chinese medicine practitioner Tan Eng Hua, 68, has been feeling happier, healthier and, perhaps, even a bit sharper.For the last four months, seniors like her have been…