Monday, 20 May 2019

BioTech News

  • IBN engineered artificial human liver for drug testing

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: The liver is an important target organ for drug testing because all drugs pass through it for detoxification. This is a process whereby harmful substances are reduced or removed...Read more

  • Sandoz focuses on developing modern drugs for TB'

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2012

    Sandoz is the generic drug subsidiary of Novartis, a multinational pharmaceutical company. The company develops, manufactures and markets generic drugs as well as pharmaceutical and biotech...Read more

  • WHO affirms that China is polio free

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed China's polio-free status following the country's successful control of the outbreak that occurred in 2011 in Xinjiang Uyghur a...Read more

  • Medical scientist files law suit againt Nobel Assembly

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Dr. Rongxiang Xu, the founder of "human body regenerative restoration science" and a renowned life scientist and medical scientist, has filed a lawsuit against The Nobel Assembly...Read more

  • Bioniche Life Sciences director steps down

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Mr. Nick Photiades, one of the Board of Directors of Bioniche Life Sciences, a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, is stepping down. Mr. Photia...Read more

  • Osiris successfully defends patent challenge in Australia

    BioTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Osiris Therapeutics, a Columbia-based company focused on developing and marketing stem cell products to treat serious medical conditions, has successfully defended a patent chall...Read more

  • Austrianova strengthens its Thailand operations

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore based biotechnology firm, Austrianova, has received Board of Investment (BOI) status for its Thai subsidiary. BOI is a Thai government agency designed to assist compani...Read more

  • Gene discovery to avoid fatal baby disease

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: One of the genes which causes a muscle disease so severe that newborn babies rarely survive beyond a few days has been discovered by an international team of scientists, coordina...Read more

  • Broccoli a day, keeps cancer away

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: A research conducted by the Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan, found that a naturally occurring compound in broccoli and broccoli sprouts could help prevent and...Read more

  • Singapore's R&D reached new high in 2011

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore's gross expenditure on R&D (GERD) recorded a new high of S$7.4 billion in 2011, according to the National Survey of R&D, 2011, produced by the Agency for Scien...Read more

  • Accuray announces first two CyberKnife systems in India

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Accuray, the premier radiation oncology company, announced that Medanta - The Medicity Cancer Institute, and the Roentgen-BLK Super Speciality Hospital both recently acquired an...Read more

  • Starpharma, Makhteshim enter agro collaboration

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

    Singapore: Starpharma Holdings and Makhteshim Agan Group announced a collaboration program that will see Starpharma's Priostar dendrimer technology applied to novel crop protection formula...Read more

  • Zoll establishes Japanese subsidiary

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: ZOLL Medical, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions and a wholly owned US subsidiary of Asahi Kasei, has established Asahi Kasei ZOLL Medical Corporat...Read more

  • Scientists identify new biomarker for cancer

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists from Singapore have identified FAIM, a molecule that typically prevents cell death, as a potential biomarker to identify an incurable form of cancer in the bone marrow...Read more

  • Australian prof lauds US nanotech use in diagnostics

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2012

    Singapore: Professor Justin Cooper-White of the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology spent a week in the US sharing ideas with defence force researchers in Washington ...Read more

  • Novogen to acquire Triaxial for $1.88 million

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Novogen has agreed to acquire all of the shares of Triaxial Pharmaceuticals for $1.88 million in a combination of the company's ordinary shares and debt based on the achievement ...Read more

  • Our new compund TMC207 will be the solution for MDR-TB'

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2012

    Tibotec is an international pharmaceutical company, accelerating discovery and development of breakthrough drugs in HIV/AIDS and other therapeutic diseases. Dr Koen Andries, distinguished r...Read more

  • Asia's challenge: Meeting US, EU requirements

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

    One of the biggest challenges in developing and manufacturing antibodies is proving the equivalence or similarity to the reference product. Antibodies are highly complex molecules with seco...Read more

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