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11 Oct 2018 – #2 Most Downloaded!

Check out our publication “A tunable microfluidic 3D stenosis model to study leukocyte-endothelial interactions in atherosclerosis” which is currently the #2 most downloaded article on APL bioengineering! Click the article to read more!

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3 Aug 2018 – New Publication!

Congratulations to Chayakorn for his publication “Label-free leukocyte sorting and impedance-based profiling for diabetes testing” in Biosensors and Bioelectronics!

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24 July 2018 – MacRitchie Tree Top Walk!

The lab has successfully completed a 7 km hike up MacRitchie Tree Top Walk, a 250 m long freestanding suspension bridge, earning themselves a beautiful bird’s eye view of the canopy and a scrumptious lunch after.


22 – 23 June 2018 – The Interstellar Initiative 

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From left to right: Hou Han Wei (NTU), Jamie Blundell (University of Cambridge), Yasuo Ouchi (Chiba University)

Dr. Hou took part in the Interstellar Initiative mentoring workshop held at the New York Academy of Sciences conference center in downtown New York City on June 22 – 23, 2018.


8 Feb 2018 – Frontispiece in Small!

A Novel Microdevice for Rapid Neutrophil Purification and Phenotyping in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus FRONTISPIECE

Congratulations to Hui Min for her frontispiece in Small (Volume 14, Issue 6).

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2 Jan 2018 – New Publication!

Congratulations to Nishanth for his publication “A tunable microfluidic 3D stenosis model to study leukocyte-endothelial interactions in atherosclerosis” in APL Bioengineering!

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This article was featured on APL Bioengineering (AIP) and several other media outlets such as ScienceDaily and EETimes.


1 December 2017 – Feature in Nov – Dec Issue of NTU Continuum

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Dr. Hou was featured in the NTU Continuum (Nov-Dec issue) on the topic “Breaking New Grounds in the War Against Diabetes”.


23 November 2017 – New Publication!

Congratulations to Hui Min for her publication “A Novel Microdevice for Rapid Neutrophil Purification and Phenotyping in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus” in Small!

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24 October 2017 – Poster Award from Society for Leukocyte Biology (SLB)

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Dr. Hou receiving the Award Certificate from Prof Daniel Irimia

Congrats to Hui Min for winning the Society for Leukocyte Biology (SLB) award for her poster at MicroTas 2017 (Savannah, Georgia, USA)! Read more about her work here!


29 September 2016 – New Publication!

Congratulations to Hui Min for her publication “Rapid and label-free microfluidic neutrophil purification and phenotyping in diabetes mellitus” in NPG Asia Materials!

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18 July 2017 – New Publication!

Congratulations to Nishanth for his publication “Micro-engineered perfusable 3D vasculatures for cardiovascular diseases” in Lab on a Chip!

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3 May 2017 – Winning the War Against Diabetes Forum

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Dr. Hou during panel discussion

At the Winning the War Against Diabetes Forum, Dr. Hou was invited to give a presentation on “Microtechnologies for Immune and Vascular Health Profiling in Diabetes“, and be part of a panel discussion to talk about “Diabetes in Singapore: Present and Future Challenges”.


5 April 2017 – We’ve moved!

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Clinical Sciences Building

On this day, we have officially moved from our NTU Yunnan Campus (Experimental Medicine Building) to the Novena Campus (Clinical Sciences Building)!


27 March 2017 – New Publication!

Congratulations to Dr. Hou for his publication “Advances in Neutrophil Testing In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus” in Current Research in Diabetes & Obesity Journal!

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12 March 2017 – New Publication!

Congratulations to Chayakorn for his publication “Advances in Single Cell Impedance Cytometry for Biomedical Applications” in Micromachines!

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5 March 2017 – NTU-LKC Openhouse

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This year at the NTU Open House, Dr. Hou and Hui Min showcased our lab at the Experimental Sciences Building to prospective students interested in the LKC medical school.


6 July 2016 – New Publication!

Congratulations to Dr. Hou Han Wei for his publication “Rapid and label-free microfluidic neutrophil purification and phenotyping in diabetes mellitus” in Scientific Reports!

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This article was also featured in various media outlets, including The Straits TimesLianhe ZaobaoScienceDailyNews Medical.net! Dr. Hou was also interviewed by  Mediacorp Channel 8 on this work.