Tuesday, 31 March 2020

BioTech News

  • Siemens Competition for science talent on

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Siemens Foundation has announced the semi-finalists and regional finalists of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology for high school students in the US. The co...Read more

  • GSK pneumococcal vaccine to be introduced in Pakistan

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: A pneumococcal vaccine, Synflorix, by GlaxoSmithKline will be be introduced into the national immunization program in Pakistan. GAVI Alliance has announced that Pakistan will be ...Read more

  • Vaxxas bags AusBiotech emerging company award

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Vaxxas, a UniQuest start-up established in 2011 to commercialize the Nanopatch vaccine delivery system based on research from the University of Queensland (UQ), won the Janssen ...Read more

  • A*Star welcomes its first 9-year-old scientist

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), A*Star, Singapore, partnered with Make-A-Wish foundation, Singapore, (MAW) to make a young girl's dream come true. Ms M...Read more

  • Bionomics MD Deborah Rathjen is PIC's new chair

    BioTech |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Dr Deborah Rathjen, managing director of Bionomics and chair of AusBiotech, has been elected as the chair of the Pharmaceuticals Industry Council (PIC). Dr Rathjen will hold this...Read more

  • Cosmetics testing kills 3.9 million animals

    BioTech |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Aug, 2012

            As cosmetics grow more sophisticated and the line between cosmetic products and drugs continues to blur, it will become increasingly difficult for cosmetic companies to us...Read more

  • Reuters: Pharma loves personalized medicine

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: The IP and science business of Thomson Reuters published a new report, titled 'Spotlight on Personalized Medicine', which provides a comprehensive view of the potential effects o...Read more

  • NANOTEC marks 10 years of success, aims higher

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: National Nanotechnology Center (NANOTEC), with a research pool comprising over 100 researchers and 357 international publications to its credit, is all set to mark the completion...Read more

  • Melbourne institute gets $590k funding for stomach cancer

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, Australia, have been awarded funding from Cancer Council NSW to support research that will further understanding o...Read more

  • Kelley School to offer Business of Medicine MBA

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: To address the leadership needs of a rapidly changing healthcare system, Indiana University Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis has launched the Business of Medicine MBA t...Read more

  • Microbes work with sex hormones to affect immunity

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: A study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago, US, has revealed that females can mount more powerful immune responses than males. However, this enhanced protectio...Read more

  • China Biologic to report Q2 results

    BioTech |  Company results | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: China Biologic Products, a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China, will release its second quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, August 6, ...Read more

  • Thermo Fisher opens first-ever DPM plant in Singapore

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Thermo Fisher Scientific has opened a new manufacturing plant in Singapore to produce dry powder media (DPM), a crucial cell culture raw material used to manufacture biologics, i...Read more

  • Antibody that can kill dengue virus found

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: A team of research scientists here have uncovered a human antibody that can neutralize and kill the dengue virus within two hours. A way to reproduce this antibody in large quant...Read more

  • Phosphagenics' Esra Ogru sells all shares, repays firm

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Dr Esra Ogru, former chief executive of Phosphagenics has sold her shares in the company to repay $5.7 million that she and five others had allegedly taken from the company funds...Read more

  • Grapefruit nanoparticles can deliver cancer drug

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2013

    Singapore: A study conducted at the University of Louisville, US, has found out the way to create nanoparticles using natural lipids derived from grapefruit, and has discovered how to use t...Read more

  • Malaysia: Emerges as a manufacturing hub

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 May, 2013

    Malaysia is now emerging as a manufacturing hub for international pharmaceutical companies and provides them smooth passage to set up manufacturing plants. The country is equally focused on...Read more

  • GE Healthcare enters into collaboration with BGI

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2012

    Bangalore: GE Healthcare, and BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, have entered into a pioneering multi-year research collaboration in stem cell science. The objective of the col...Read more