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Dr Nurul Aidah

Dr Binti Abdul Halim Nurul Aidah

MBChB (Hons), MRCP(UK), FRCPath(Haematology)


Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Haematology

Clinical Interest: Acute Leukemia

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute Leukaemia, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Aplastic Anaemia, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML), Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Essential Thrombocythemia and Myelofibrosis, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Myelofibrosis, Polycythemia Vera, Thalassemia, Venous Thromboembolism.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Blood Cancer Centre
  • Consultant Haematology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Consultant National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore


​Dr Aidah obtained her medical degree from University of Manchester in 2010. She received her basic medical training in Singapore upon graduation and decided to specialize in Haematology because the specialty offers a mixture of benign and malignant conditions, as well as clinical and laboratory experiences. She has a special interest in acute leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome. She holds faculty positions in both Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Duke-NUS Medicine School and is also a member of the Singapore Leukemia Working Group. 


Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Clinical Tutor – Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
  • Clinical Instructor – Duke-NUS Medical School 
  • EXCO member, Singapore Society of Haematology 


  • ​Singhealth health quality service HERO awards 2021
  • Service with a Heart 2018
  • Outstanding Senior Resident Award (Haematology) 2018

Research Interests


  • ​High risk of relapse with intermediate dose cytarabine for consolidation in young favourable-risk acute myeloid leukaemia patients following induction with 7+3: a retrospective multicenter analysis and critical review of the literature. Bhaskar C Kolla, Nurul A A Halim, Qing Cao, et al. Br J Haematol 2021, 194(1): 140-144
  • Bullous pemphigoid is a common associated disorder with acquired haemophilia A. Abdul-Halim NA, Ng HJ. Int J Haematol 2021; 113(1): 58-62
  • Midostaurin in acute myeloid leukemia: current evidence and practical considerations in clinical use. Nurul A Abdul-Halim, Gee C Wong, Chandramouli Nagarajan, et al. Minerva Med 2020; 111(5): 443-454
  • Antifungal prophylaxis with posaconazole is effective in preventive invasive fungal infection in acute myeloid leukemia patients during induction and salvage chemotherapy. Gee-Chuan Wong, Nurul Aidah Abdul Hali, Ban-Hock Tan. Clin Infect Dis 2015; 61(8): 1351-1352
  • Vinorelbine-cyclophosphamide compared to cyclophosphamide in peripheral blood stem cell mobilization for multiple myeloma. Sanjay de Mel, Yunxin Chen, Adeline Lin, et al. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther 2018; 11: 225-232

Research Trials