• Vol. 28 No. 4, 618–619
  • 15 July 1999

Address by the Master, Academy of Medicine, Singapore at the 1999 Annual Induction Dinner at the Regent Hotel

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We are in the last year of the nineteen hundreds. Next year will be year 2000. Time magazine, in choosing this century’s greatest minds and best brains, named 3 in the field of medicine-Alexander Fleming and the discovery of penicillin, Jonas Salk and his vaccine against polio, and Watson and Crick for unravelling the secrets of life in DNA.

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