Thursday, 27 February 2020

BioTech News

  • Audeo Oncology announces new board appointments

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

    Singapore: Audeo Oncology, which has offices in Australia and the US, has appointed Ms Leigh Bonney, Dr Susan Kelley and Dr David U'Prichard to its board of directors. Ms Leigh Bonney has ...Read more

  • Herbalife will do direct-selling in China

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2012

    Singapore: Herbalife received eight licenses by China's Ministry of Commerce to conduct its direct-selling business in Hebei Province, Shanxi Province, Tianjin Municipality, Heilongjiang Pr...Read more

  • Scotland woos Asian biotech firms

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Apr, 2012

    Life sciences has been chosen as one of the sectors that the autonomous Scottish government of Mr Alex Salmond is giving special attention to. Scotland is a small country of less than six m...Read more

  • Aus gas firm, Queensland univ setup telehealth network

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: The University of Queensland's (UQ) Center for Online Health (COH) and natural gas developer QGC are jointly working on the Health e-Regions project to establish a comprehensive ...Read more

  • Fight against TB needs $1.6 bn funding annually

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: WHO and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria said that strains of tuberculosis with resistance to multiple drugs could spread widely and highlight an annual need of at l...Read more

  • Invest in quality, FDA tells Asian firms

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 May, 2012

    Singapore: The ISPE Singapore Conference, being held in association with Interphex Asia 2012, started with a clear note from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that drug manufacturer...Read more

  • Novel protein complex to combat gastric cancer

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: A team of scientists from Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI) at National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered  a protein named IL23A as part of human stomach's...Read more

  • GE to buy 3 Thermo Fisher units for $1.06 bn

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jan, 2014

    Singapore: Thermo Fisher Scientific signed an agreement to sell its cell culture (sera and media), gene modulation and magnetic beads businesses to GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric...Read more

  • Scottish develop pioneering 3D bioprinting

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

    Singapore: A team of researchers from Scotland's Heriot-Watt University have developed a 3D printer that can print human embryonic stem cells, using which three dimensional human organs can...Read more

  • CSL keeps up its innovation strategy

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2012

    Australia's biggest name in pharmaceutical industry CSL kept its focus on new product development, life-cycle management and safety of its product portfolio in 2011. The company expanded it...Read more

  • Euro 3.8 mn granted to Prima BioMed

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Prima BioMed announced that the Saxony Development Bank in Dresden, Germany (the Sächsische Aufbaubank or "SAB") has approved a EUR 3.8 million (AUD 4.7 million) grant to sup...Read more

  • Replikin counts predicted H5N1 outbreak in Cambodia

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: A marked increase in the H5N1 pB1 lethality gene replikin count (number of replikins per 100 amino acids) in Cambodia in 2009 (Figure) provided a warning for the outbreaks of the...Read more

  • TATAA signs agreement with Polyclone

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Dec, 2012

    Bangalore: TATAA Biocenter, the world's largest provider of hands-on trainingin qPCR and Sweden's most comprehensive distributor of qPCR products, announced a reseller agreement with Indi...Read more

  • Thai researchers' new yeast acts as protein 'factory'

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Many diseases can be treated with protein-based drugs, however, producing them affordably in large quantities continues to remain a major hurdle. Although yeast can be geneticall...Read more

  • Dr Kumar: Nobody in my family passed 10th grade

    BioTech |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jan, 2013

    "Where the mind is without fear and the head is held very high." This famous quote of Nobel winning poet Rabindranath Tagore is what drives Dr Anand Kumar, the deputy managing director (DMD...Read more

  • Volition raises over $1 mn for clinical trial

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 May, 2012

    Singapore: VolitionRX, a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests, has raised over $1 million to fund clinical trials of VolitionRX's first NuQ test kits. ...Read more

  • Algae.Tec, WorleyParsons sign fuel MoU

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2013

    ‎Singapore: Australia's Algae.Tec has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with WorleyParsons for joint developments of Algae projects in future. A number of Algae.Tec projects, i...Read more

  • Evolva to develop Malaysia's natural products

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Mr Murali Muthuswamy Panchapagesa, managing director of Evolva Holdings said that the firm is partnering with two Malaysian organizations, to develop sustainable production metho...Read more