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Thursday, 29 June 2017

Korea News

  • 7 dead; 2500 quarantined in South Korean MERS outbreak

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: South Korea is currently grappling with one of the largest outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Virus (MERS) outside Saudi Arabia. With the number of reported cases growi...Read more

  • Korean scientists discover leukopenia gene

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: The Korean Health Ministry has announced that Korean medical researchers have discovered a specific gene associated with leukopenia - a disorder that causes decrease in white bl...Read more

  • Tech drive demand for 3D medical imaging

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Global Industry Analysts (GIA) announces the release of a comprehensive global report on 3D medical imaging markets.3D imaging represents an advanced technology in the area of me...Read more

  • EyeWire: A game that maps the brain

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: South Korea based KT, a top fixed line operator in Korea, said that it would participate in the Human Connectome Project, which aims to map the brain's neuron structure in cooper...Read more

  • Inovio, GeneOne to develop Ebola vaccine

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 29 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Inovio Pharmaceuticals has collaborated with Korea-based GeneOne Life Science to begin clinical trials of its DNA vaccine developed for Ebola. According to the agreement, Inovio ...Read more

  • BSA-CMR Survey: CROs hopeful despite stifled growth

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2013

    The fifth edition of the annual BioSpectrum Asia Pacific clinical research organization (CRO) Survey, which is conducted in association with CyberMedia Research (CMR), yet again identifie...Read more

  • Asia gets $15 mn donation for better sanitation

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 21 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: Last year, the Asian Development Bank created the Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund to help provide safe sanitation to families in Asia's cities and rural communities w...Read more

  • VPS, Korea's SSMH to develop healthcare centers

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: UAE-based VPS Healthcare announced that it had signed an agreement with Seoul St Mary's Hospital (SSMH) to establish healthcare centers for cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment...Read more

  • Korea's Toolgen signs MOU with KAIST

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 11 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: The Advanced Biomass R&D Center (ABC) at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)) and ToolGen, Inc, a Korean biotechnology company signed a memorand...Read more

  • Transcatheter embolization market up in APAC'

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Asia Pacific market for transcatheter embolization and occlusion (TEO) devices in countries including Australia, China, South Korea and India is a fast-growing market driven by t...Read more

  • Lupin, LG to launch an anti-diabetes drug

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Indian drug major Lupin has inked a marketing pact with South Korea's LG Life Sciences to launch its anti-diabetes drug in India. As per the strategic distribution pact inked b...Read more

  • German, Korean firm join hands to discover cancer drugs

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

    Singapore: Germany's translational drug discovery organization, Lead Discovery Center (LDC), has entered into a licence deal with Korea's Qurient for exclusive worldwide rights to a series ...Read more

  • Korean megacorp to export HIS to Saudi

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: A Korean consortium of healthcare firms have successfully inked a $69.1 million worth deal, with the Saudi Arabia's Ministry of National Guard (MNG) to provide a medical informat...Read more

  • Alvogen acquires Korea's Dream Pharma

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 08 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: The birth of one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies in South Korea just came about when Alvogen decided to acquire Korea's Dream Pharma. The deal, closed in cash, in...Read more

  • Globalization, demography drive APAC healthcare industry

    Korea |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 27 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: The healthcare industry in Asia Pacific (APAC) is rapidly growing, fuelled by increased spending on health, liberalization of investment policies, growing medical tourism activit...Read more

  • Planmed 3D CT imager gets Korean FDA nod

    Korea |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 22 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Planmed, which is represented in Korea by Dong Kang Medical Systems, received clearance for its Verity Extremity Scanner from the Korean Food and Drug Administration (KFDA). It i...Read more

  • Singapore, Korea scientists find clue to tumour suppression mechanism

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: RUNX3, a gene that is intensively studied for its function as a tumour suppressor, is likely to be a key and critical component of the body's first line of defence against lung c...Read more

  • Samsung to make BMS cancer antibody drug in Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 30 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and Samsung BioLogics entered into a 10-year agreement under which Samsung BioLogics will manufacture a commercial antibody cancer drug for Bristol-Mye...Read more

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