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Generating new perspectives to enhance healthcare and pharma-life sciences.

At Holmusk, we are dedicated to research and innovation in healthcare & drug development. We strongly believe in investing in internal research on new analytical methods to interpret complex data provided by healthcare practitioners and achieving clinical validation for digital interventions. Through integrating our findings with the vast body of knowledge available in published literature on mental health, chronic diseases, behavioral economics, and others, we aim to continuously revitalize the field of healthcare and pharma-life sciences.

Scientific Publications

Khung Keong Yeo; Hean-Yee Ong; Terrance Chua; Zheng Jie Lim; Jonathan Yap; Hee Hwa Ho; Fazlur Jaufeerally, BSc; Khim-Leng Tong; Pipin Kojodjojo, PhD; Hwee-Bee Wong, PhD; Derrick Heng; Kelvin Bryan Tan, PhD; Arthur Mark Richards, MD, PhD; Kristine Leok-Kheng Teoh; Kenny Sin; Ngiap Chuan Tan; Simon Biing Ming Lee; Terence Lim, BSc; Andy Ta; Edwin Liok, BSc; Yee How Lau, BSc; Fei Gao, PhD; Christian Liman, BSc; Joydeep Sarkar; Anders Sahlén, MD, PhD; Tian Hai Koh; Mark Y. Chan, PhD (2020). Building a Longitudinal National Integrated Cardiovascular Database ― Lessons Learnt From SingCLOUD. Circulation Reports 2020 Volume 2 Issue 1 Pages 33-43, doi:10.1253/circrep.CR-19-0106

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Ling-Jun Li, MD, PhD; Izzuddin M Aris, PhD; Wee Meng Han, MD; Kok Hian Tan, MD (2019). A Promising Food-Coaching Intervention Program to Achieve Optimal Gestational Weight Gain in Overweight and Obese Pregnant Women: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Smartphone App. JMIR Form Res 2019;3(4):e13013 doi:10.2196/13013

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David Koot, MBBS, MMed, Paul Soo Chye Goh, MBBS, MMed, Robyn Su May Lim, PhD, Yubing Tian, MSc, Teng Yan Yau, MBBS, MMed, Ngiap Chuan Tan, MBBS, MMed, Eric Andrew Finkelstein, MHA, PhD (2019). A Mobile Lifestyle Management Program (GlycoLeap) for People With Type 2 Diabetes: Single-Arm Feasibility Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2019;7(5):e12965, doi:10.2196/12965

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Saurabh Gupta, Kenneth Ronald Gersing, Alaattin Erkanli, Tal Burt (2015). Antidepressant Regulatory Warnings, Prescription Patterns, Suicidality and Other Aggressive Behaviors in Major Depressive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders. Psychiatr Q, 87(2), 329-42 doi:10.1007/s11126-015-9389-8

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Kenneth R. Gersing, M.D., John J. Sheehan, Ph.D., Bruce Burchett, Ph.D.. Ling Zhu, Ph.D., John A. Bates, Ph.D., Ross A. Baker, Ph.D., Iftekhar D. Kalsekar, Ph.D. (2014). Use of Augmentation Agents for Treating Depression: Analysis of a Psychiatric Electronic Medical Record Data Set. Psychiatric Services, 65(8), 1062-1065

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Li-Tzy Wu, Dan G. Blazer, Kenneth R. Gersing, Bruce Burchett, Marvin S. Swartz, Paolo Mannelli, NIDA AAPI Workgroup (2013). Comorbid substance use disorders with other Axis I and II mental disorders among treatment-seeking Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race people. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 47, 1940-1948. doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2013.08.022

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Ketan K. Mane, Chris Bizon, Charles Schmitt, Phillips Owen, Bruce Burchett, Ricardo Pietrobon, Kenneth Gersing (2012). VisualDecisionLinc: A visual analytics approach for comparative effectiveness-based clinical decision support in psychiatry. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 45, 101-106. doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2011.09.003

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Deanna M. Barch, Ph.D., Gina D’Angelo, Ph.D., Carl Pieper, DrPH, Consuelo H. Wilkins, M.D., Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, Ph.D., Warren Taylor, M.D., Keith S. Garcia, M.D., Kenneth Gersing M.D., P. Murali Doraiswamy M.D., and Yvette I. Sheline M.D. (2012). Cognitive Improvement Following Treatment in Late Life Depression: Relationship to Vascular Risk and Age of Onset. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry , 20(8), 682-690, doi:10.1097/JGP.0b013e318246b6cb

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Li-Tzy Wu, Sc.D., R.N., M.A., Kenneth R. Gersing, M.D., Marvin S. Swartz, M.D., Bruce Burchett, Ph.D., Ting-Kai Li, M.D., and Dan G. Blazer, M.D., Ph.D. (2012). Using electronic health records data to assess comorbidities of substance use and psychiatric diagnoses and treatment settings among adults. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 47(4), 555–563, doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2012.12.009

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Tih­Shih Lee, MD, PhD; Pryseley Nkouibert Assam, PhD; Kenneth R. Gersing, MD; Edwin Chan, PhD; Bruce M.Burchett, PhD, JD; Kang Sim, MBBS, MMed; Lei Feng, MB, PhD; K. Ranga Krishnan, MBChB; and A. John Rush, MD (2012). The Effectiveness of Antidepressant Monotherapy in a Naturalistic Outpatient Setting. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord, 14(5), doi:10.4088/PCC.12m01364

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Li-Tzy Wu, Ken Gersing, Bruce Burchett, George E. Woody, Dan G. Blazer (2011). Substance use disorders and comorbid Axis I and II psychiatric disorders among young psychiatric patients: Findings from a large electronic health records database. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45, 1453-1462. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2011.06.012

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Yvette I. Sheline, MD; Carl F. Pieper, DrPH; Deanna M. Barch, PhD; Kathleen Welsh-Boehmer, PhD; Robert C. McKinstry, MD, PhD; James R. MacFall, PhD; Gina D’Angelo, PhD; Keith S. Garcia, MD, PhD; Kenneth Gersing, MD; Consuelo Wilkins, MD; Warren Taylor, MD; David C. Steffens, MD; Ranga R. Krishnan, MD; P. Murali Doraiswamy, MD (2010). Support for the Vascular Depression Hypothesis in Late-Life Depression. JAMA Psychiatry, 67(3) 277-285

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Beyer, John L; Taylor, Laura; Gersing, Kenneth R; Krishnan, K Ranga R (2007). Prevalence of HIV Infection in a General Psychiatric Outpatient Population. Psychosomatics, 48, 31-37

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Yvette I. Sheline, Deanna M. Barch, Keith Garcia, Kenneth Gersing, Carl Pieper, Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, David C. Steffens, and P. Murali Doraiswamy (2006). Cognitive Function in Late Life Depression: Relationships to Depression Severity, Cerebrovascular Risk Factors and Processing Speed. Biological Psychiatry, 60, 58-65. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2005.09.019

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John Beyer, Maragatha Kuchibhatla1, Kenneth Gersing1, K Ranga R (2005). Medical Comorbidity in a Bipolar Outpatient Clinical Population. Neuropsychopharmacology, 30, 401-404. doi:10.1038/sj.npp.1300608

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Pei Ern Mary Ng, Sean Olivia Nicholas, Shiou Liang Wee, Teng Yan Yau, Alvin Chan, Isaiah Chng, Lin Kiat Philip Yap and Tze Pin Ng . Implementation and effectiveness of a multi-domain program for older adults at risk of cognitive impairment at neighborhood senior centres. Scientific Reports volume 11, Article number: 3787 (2021). doi:/10.1038/s41598-021-83408-5

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Awards & Recognitions

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Holmusk Announces New Publication: Deep Learning-Based Natural Language Processing Models that Translate Unstructured Psychiatry Notes into Quantifiable Measures

February 16, 2021

Electric dreams - the future of mental healthcare is digital

February 8, 2021

Holmusk and Global Gene Corp Partner To Advance Genomics R&D in Behavioral Health and Chronic Disease

January 18, 2021

Holmusk, National Healthcare Group and Institute of Mental Health Outline Strategic Collaboration To Strengthen Mental Healthcare in Singapore

January 13, 2021

AIA Agrees Exclusive Asia-Pacific Regional Partnership with Holmusk

August 7, 2020

Holmusk Announces Closing of $21.5 Million Series A Funding Round, Led by Optum Ventures & Health Catalyst Capital

May 18, 2020

Holmusk and NHCS Extend Collaboration to Improve Heart Disease Care

December 23, 2019

What went down at the Esquire Singapore ‘World Mental Health Day’ event

October 15, 2019

Mental Health in China: A Tsunami Brewing?

August 1, 2019

Holmusk Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

July 1, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Opens JLABS @ Shanghai in Collaboration with Shanghai Pharma Engine Company Ltd.

June 27, 2019

Holmusk signs Memorandum of Understanding with Janssen (China) Research & Development Center to develop digital mental health strategy in China

June 19, 2019

Ping An Cloud Accelerator 3rd Cohort

May 25, 2019

Pharma Must Embrace Real-World Evidence to Remain Competitive

April 25, 2019

Digital Health in Europe: University Hospital of Zurich and Curo-Health / Holmusk Announce a Research Collaboration on Depression

March 25, 2019

The 5 Health Start-Ups You Need to Know About

March 7, 2019

CaregiverAsia and Holmusk Partner to Provide Real-time and Customised Home Care Solutions for Careseekers with Diabetes

January 22, 2019

Holmusk Partners With Merck to Help Improve Outcomes for Diabetes & Prediabetes Patients in Asia-Pacific

January 18, 2019

Real-World Evidence – A Game Changer for Pharma

January 18, 2019

Holmusk Proudly Announces Residency at JLABS @ NYC

January 7, 2019

Holmusk Raises USD$9.75 Million in Pre-Series A Financing

September 25, 2018

Ascensia Announces Finalists For The Ascensia Diabetes Challenge Who Have The Potential To Revolutionize Type 2 Diabetes Management

April 3, 2018

Multi-Omic Data Analytics Collaboration Between the University of Oxford and Holmusk

October 2, 2017

Holmusk: Using Data to Improve Clinical Outcomes for Cardiovascular Disease in Singapore

April 6, 2017

Biomedical Institute for Global Health Research and Technology (BIGHEART) at NUS and Holmusk Partner to Innovate Healthcare IT for Chronic Disease

March 27, 2017

Holmusk Showcases a Digital Diabetes Management Program (GlycoLeap) at World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Doha, Qatar

November 22, 2016

Singapore Digital Health Company Launches New Smart Coach for Type 2 Diabetes

October 3, 2016

Holmusk to Acquire Rights in Behavioral Health Management System from Major National Academic Medical Center

November 1, 2015

Big Data Collaboration to Improve Chronic Disease Management

August 3, 2015