Thursday, 27 February 2020

BioTech News

  • Volition launches epigenetic immunoassays

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: VolitionRx, a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests, launched NuQ, its range-of-epigenetic immunoassays meant particularly for research. The N...Read more

  • Chemo outlives other treatments for cancer

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: A new research on prostate cancer treatment could upend the earlier practice, said researchers. Studies revealed that chemotherapy was the best possible choice for treating prost...Read more

  • Abbott launches 'OneLab' software to manage lab data

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

    Singapore: Abbott has launched a web-based, integrated laboratory informatics solution called OneLab. It is a highly-configurable platform that allows labs of any size to standardize proces...Read more

  • Allied sales rise 13% to $3.7 mn in H2, 2012

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

    Singapore: Australia-based Allied Healthcare has marked a stronger sales with revenues up at 13 percent to $3.7 million for six months ending December 31, 2012, as compared to $3.319 millio...Read more

  • Australia launches nanotech R&D plan

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Senator Kate Lundy, the Australian minister assisting for industry and innovation,  has launched Australian Academy of Science's National Nanotechnology Research Strategy. Prep...Read more

  • Singapore pharma to see only 4.4% pay hike in 2014

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 May, 2013

    Singapore: A report published by the Hay Group, titled 'Building the Capabilities of the Next Generation Workforce', has revealed that people working in the life sciences and pharmaceutical...Read more

  • Study shows benefits of brown adipose tissue

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Joslin Diabetes Center scientists in Boston, US, have demonstrated that brown adipose tissue (BAT) has beneficial effects on glucose tolerance, body weight and metabolism. The ce...Read more

  • Study: Antibody transforms stem cells into neurons

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

    Singapore: Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), US, have found a way to transform bone marrow stem cells into neurons. The present techniques for turning patients' marrow ce...Read more

  • BGI study gives insight into human gut microbiota

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: A novel metagenomic study on human gut microbiota and their potential impact on type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes, has been published by a team of BGI researchers...Read more

  • AstraZeneca sells cancer management subsidiary

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

    Singapore: AstraZeneca completed the previously indicated sale of the assets of its subsidiary, Aptium Oncology. Aptium Oncology provided outpatient oncology management and consulting serv...Read more

  • AtCor wins $1.1 mn contract for SphygmoCor system

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Australian firm AtCor Medical, a developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor system that measures central aortic blood pressures and arterial stiffness noninvasively, has signed a ...Read more

  • US firm Gevo to produce cellulosic isobutanol in Malaysia

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Malaysian government's East Coast Economic Region Development Council (ECERDC), Malaysian Biotechnology Corp (BiotechCorp) and the State Government of Terengganu have signed coll...Read more

  • BioTime director passes away

    BioTech |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Mr Abraham (Barry) E Cohen, member of BioTime's board of directors, passed away at the age of 76. BioTime is a US-based company, focused on biomedical research and product develo...Read more

  • Agilent, Korean Univ study sugars to combat cancer

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Agilent Technologies and Korea's Chungnam National University have taken initiatives to further research in glycomics, which is the study of complex sugars, in order to develop b...Read more

  • AB Sciex launches next-gen TripleTOF 5600 System

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

    Singapore: Life science analytical technologies company, AB Sciex, has launched the second generation TripleTOF 5600 System. The new TripleTOF 5600± System delivers new innovation for biom...Read more

  • GE launches super-fast cell imager

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

    Singapore: GE Healthcare Life Sciences has launched IN Cell Analyzer 2200 for super-fast and sensitive high-content cell imaging. GE's new analyzer is a high-speed, flexible, modular imagi...Read more

  • PerkinElmer's protein therapeutics platform is out

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

    Singapore: PerkinElmer launched JanusBioTx Pro automated workstation for improved process development of protein therapeutics. Designed for high throughput and small scale protein purificat...Read more

  • HSA regulatory conference under way in Singapore

    BioTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Health Sciences Authority (HSA), which is the national regulator for health products in Singapore, inaugurated the Asia Regulatory Conference 2013 in the island nation for the fi...Read more