Thursday, 17 August 2017

Biologics News

  • China's Jiangsu Hengrui to build a new biologics facility

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 20 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: China-based Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine recently announced plans to build a biologics manufacturing plant in Suzhou with an investment of $137 million. Hengrui, an integrated pharma...Read more

  • Aussie firm gets FDA nod to supply cancer antibody in US labs

    Biologics |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 29 May, 2014

    Singapore: Sienna Cancer Diagnostics, Melbourne-based biotechnology company focused on developing novel in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) tests for cancer, has got USFDA approval for application of...Read more

  • Korea's Green cross expands cell therapy business in China

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: South Korean biopharmaceutical company, Green Cross, is expanding its presence in China by building a cell therapy facility to produce and distribute cell therapy products in the...Read more

  • BioGenes launches enhanced generic HCP assay

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 20 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Germany-based BioGenes, a global leader in host cell protein (HCP) assay development, has launched a new generic HCP assay with enhanced HCP recovery properties. CHO|360-HCP ELI...Read more

  • LabCorp launches 4th gen HIV antigen assay

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Laboratory Corporation of America has released 4th generation HIV antigen/antibody combination assay and a new diagnostic algorithm for earlier detection of HIV that can improve ...Read more

  • Novartis gets EU nod for psoriasis biologic drug

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 20 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Global pharmaceutical company, Novartis, has recieved European Commission (EC) nod for Cosentyx (secukinumab, formerly known as AIN457) as a first-line systemic treatment of mode...Read more

  • Sartorius Stedim enhances single-use product portfolio

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 03 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Biotechnology supplier company, Sartorius Stedim Biotech, has launched new range of single-use bags, under its Flexsafe range, that enables the implementation of single-use biopr...Read more

  • Takeda partners with Nanotherapeutics to expand influenza vaccine program

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 28 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Takeda Pharmaceutical has recieved expanded commercialization and technology access rights related to Nanotherapeutics' Vero cell technology platform, a cell culture-based platfo...Read more

  • China ramps up efforts to curb Ebola

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Dec, 2014

    Singapore: The Chinese mobile laboratory stationed at the Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital at Jui, is playing an instrumental role in facilitating Ebola laboratory tests in the devast...Read more

  • Singapore develops animal-free screening platform to predict nephrotoxicity

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Oct, 2015

    Singapore: Researchers from Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have developed an animal-free screening platforms capable of predicting the toxic effects of com...Read more

  • A*Star peptides help understand Alzheimer's, cancer

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A new class of ultrasmall peptides developed by A*Star's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) is providing scientists a platform for understanding degenerative di...Read more

  • Australia's Anteo Diagnostics to acquire Belgium Dx firm

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 27 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Australia based Anteo Diagnostics has decided to acquire DIAsource ImmunoAssays, (DIAsource), a global specialty diagnostics company based in Belgium. DIAsource is a vertically-...Read more

  • India biotech rides on biologics manufacturing

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Mar, 2012

    A large chunk of the Indian firms are also looking at contract manufacturing of biologic products for western companies. The contract manufacturing organization (CMO) market is a growing ma...Read more

  • Dr Brian McNamee: The force behind CSL

    Biologics |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2012

    A doctor by training, Dr Brian A McNamee was enjoying himself in various job roles starting out as product manager, a job that he took on while on a vacation with his wife in Europe. Time r...Read more

  • Is repeated MRI harmful to brain? FDA investigates

    Biologics |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 28 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: FDA is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). According to published r...Read more

  • Taiwan's ITRI showcases biomedical innovations

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 01 Sep, 2015

    Singapore: Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) celebrated BIO Day on August 30th with a focus on personalize treatment medicine and preventive healthcare, along with an...Read more

  • Chinese Ebola diagnostic kit receives WHO nod

    Biologics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: Shanghai's ZJ Biotech recently announced that its Ebola diagnostic kit has received the WHO nod. The kit was approved by the Chinese Food and Drug Administration, last November. ...Read more

  • Chemistry Nobel winner, Dr Irwin Rose, dies at 88

    Biologics |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: Dr Irwin Rose, an American biologist, who shared Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2004 for the discovery of cell behaviour of destroying unwanted protien, died at the age of 88. Dr R...Read more

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