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Monday, 26 June 2017

Singapore News

  • Making stem cell therapies a reality

    Singapore |  News | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2012

    Real practical challenges persist in the development of stem cell therapies and chief among these are concerns for safety. Innovative technologies and processes are required to overcome the...Read more

  • Agilent collaborates with National University of Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Agilent Technologies has collaborated with the National University of Singapore (NUS)'s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in a move aimed to help researchers develop effective medi...Read more

  • Singapore develops 'embryo in a dish' to study birth defect

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 13 Oct, 2015

    Singapore: Researchers from Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have recreated processes essential for fetal formation in vitro by controlling the differentiation of stem c...Read more

  • Sale of wound care devices spurs in Asia-Pacific: Frost & Sullivan analysis report

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Advanced wound care and modern wound closure products are gaining an edge over traditional wound dressings in Asia Pacific as lower bed capacity in hospitals and the trend toward...Read more

  • Parenteral Drug Assoc opens Singapore chapter

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 29 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Fourty five pharmaceutical professionals have formed the Singapore chapter of Parenteral Drug Association (PDA). This brings the total number of PDA chapters across the globe to...Read more

  • Fortis sells its Singapore hospital

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 31 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Fortis Healthcare has sold its Singapore Hospital to Concord Medical Services for $40 million (Rs 251 crore) in line with the strategy to focus on the domestic market. "The Boar...Read more

  • ASLAN's bile duct cancer drug receives orphan drug status

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 21 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Singapore's ASLAN pharmaceuticals recently announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to its pan-HER inhibitor ASLAN001 (varlitinib...Read more

  • Collaboration is key to enhancing public health

    Singapore |  Regulatory | By Amrita Tejasvi | 0 Comment | 29 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: The three-day Asia Regulatory Conference 2013 is under way at the Raffles City Convention Center, Singapore, with much pomp and grandeur. The event, which has been organized by H...Read more

  • Singapore develops liquid biopsy for colorectal cancer

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Researchers from Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR have developed liquid biopsy to detect colorectal cancer. Professor Jackie Y Ying, executive dire...Read more

  • GSK establishes new Singapore HQ

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 11 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) recently announced plans to establish new headquarters in Singapore to manage its Asia operations. The company further said that it expect...Read more

  • Bayer collaborates with Singapore EDB for JV projects

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: German major Bayer Healthcare recently announced an extension of its existing cooperation with Singaporean institutions, declaring plans to launch three new joint research projec...Read more

  • Challenges ahead for Singapore's medical tourism sector: BMI

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 May, 2015

    Singapore: A recent report released by global consulting firm BMI Research states that it will be difficult for Singapore to maintain its position as a top destination for medical tourism, ...Read more

  • Clue to future universal dengue vaccine found

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at A*Star's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered a clue that has the potential to cripple the ability of the dengue virus to escape the host immune syst...Read more

  • Fullerton Healthcare acquires major stake in Hong Kong Medical Group

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: With a view to further expand its pan-Asia presence, Singapore's Fullerton Healthcare recently inked a deal to acquire a majority stake in HMMP Limited, a leading medical network...Read more

  • BioSpectrum announces the hits and misses of 2013

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 02 Jan, 2014

    Asia attracted a lot of interest from foreign multinational giants in the year 2013. This not only led to the increase in the number of acquisitions and mergers (M&A), it also led to a ...Read more

  • Dr Loke Wai Chiong, KPMG: Convergence of healthcare and life science is a must

    Singapore |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 24 Dec, 2012

    In the coming year, we expect to see greater convergence between the healthcare and life sciences sectors. This inevitable trend has to take place if both sectors hope to prosper in the lon...Read more

  • NMT Pharma and CAO Pharma in licensing agreement for anti-cancer drug

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Singapore based start-up firm, NMT Pharmaceuticals, has acquired an exclusive worldwide license right to further develop and market an anti-cancer drug CZ-48 co-developed by CAO ...Read more

  • SCIEX, NUS to jointly develop oncology biomarkers

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 May, 2015

    Singapore: SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, and the Protein and Proteomics Centre (PPC) under the Department of Biological Sciences of the National University...Read more

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