Monday, 24 July 2017

BioTech News

  • Plasticell completes £1.32 million financing to advance therapeutic projects

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 10 Nov, 2016

    Plasticell, the biotechnology company specialising in cell and gene therapy research, announces the completion of a two-part equity financing round, raising a total of £1.32 million from i...Read more

  • Eppendorf honors scientist for genome sequencing technology

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 05 Nov, 2016

    Singapore: Israeli-American scientist, Dr Gilad Evrony, has won the 2016 Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology for his work on developing technologies to sequence and analyse the ...Read more

  • Cardinal Health expands cardiovascular portfolio

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 02 Nov, 2016

    Singapore: Cardinal Health has expanded its current distribution agreement with Biosensors as the exclusive distributor for Biosensors' coronary interventional products in Japan. The comp...Read more

  • Point of Care technology to combat diabetes

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 21 Oct, 2016

      It's been widely recognized that biomedical research has an impact that could affect millions both locally and globally, so much so that it was identified as the fourth pillar of econom...Read more

  • Creators of Molecular Machines win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Oct, 2016

    The trio of Bernard Feringa, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Jean-Pierre Sauvage were presented with the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for the "design and synthesis of molecular mac...Read more

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific recognized for sustainable labs

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 Oct, 2016

    Singapore: Technology company, Thermo Fisher Scientific has been awarded a 2016 Go Beyond award for Thermo Scientific TSX400 ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezer. The Go Beyond awards reco...Read more

  • Neem may reduce prostate tumour: NUS Study

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 03 Oct, 2016

    Singapore: A team of international researchers led by Associate Professor Gautam Sethi from the Department of Pharmacology at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University ...Read more

  • Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize in medicine for work on autophagy

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 03 Oct, 2016

    The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has decided to award the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy. This ye...Read more

  • Global drugmakers pledge to fight against antimicrobial resistance

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 21 Sep, 2016

    Singapore: In a bid to curb antibiotic resistance, thirteen major drugmakers including Cipla and Wockhardt from India have teamed up in laying out a roadmap to combat antimicrobial resistan...Read more

  • US nod for ChemChina-Syngenta deal

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 15 Sep, 2016

    China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) and Syngenta has announced that the companies have received clearance on their proposed transaction from the Committee on Foreign Investment ...Read more

  • Bayer to acquire Monsanto for $66 billion

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 15 Sep, 2016

    Bayer and Monsanto announced that they signed a definitive merger agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for USD 128 per share in an all-cash transaction. Monsanto's Board of Dir...Read more

  • Scientists at NUS finds RNA's role in gastric cancer

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Sep, 2016

    Singapore: A team of researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that changes in ribonucleic acid (RNA...Read more

  • Singapore develops new protein to alter DNA in living cells

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Sep, 2016

    Singapore: Researchers in Singapore have developed a new protein that can alter DNA in living cells with much higher precision than current methods. The ability to alter DNA accurately wil...Read more

  • South Korea's comprehensive plan to boost BT sector

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Sep, 2016

    The South Korean health Ministry recently rolled out a list of measures to fuel the country's already burgeoning biotech sector. The comprehensive plan that aimed to make Korea a global bio...Read more

  • What would BREXIT mean for Biotech?

    BioTech |  Opinion | By Ayesha Siddiqui | 0 Comment | 22 Aug, 2016

    Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) has shaken the world economy. There is an uncertainty in the business world across sectors, and biotech is no different. Britain is a very import...Read more

  • Waters collaborates with A*star to expand biomarker discovery

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 23 Jun, 2016

    Singapore: Waters Corporation has collaborated with Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI), a research institute within Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), t...Read more

  • Research and innovation critical for productivity'

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The report, entitled 'The role of science research and technology in lifting Australian productivity,' makes 25 key findings about Australia's current performance and outlines op...Read more

  • Stem cell scientist sues Nobel laureate for deception

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2013

    Singapore: Dr Rongxiang Xu, a scientist who claims to be the founder of human body regenerative restoration science, has filed a lawsuit against Dr Shinya Yamanaka, one of the winners of th...Read more

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