Thursday, 02 April 2020

BioTech News

  • A*Star artificial liver to speed up drug R&D

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers at A*Star's IBN have engineered an artificial human liver piece, which mimics the natural tissue environment closely, to help companies to predict the toxicity of new...Read more

  • Probi's Indian IBS study published in journal

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

    Bangalore: Both the intensity and the frequency of the key symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) declined significantly following ingestion of Probi's bacteria Lactobacillus plantarum...Read more

  • Novozymes to help build bio-refinery in China

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

    Singapore: Europe-based Novozymes has partnered with M&G Chemicals to supply enzyme technology for glycols bio-refinery to be constructed in China. The bio-refinery will be located in ...Read more

  • Study: Retina developed 'in a dish' from stem cells

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

    Singapore: Scientists funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) have carried out the first successful transplant of light-sensitive photoreceptor cells taken from a synthetic retina, gro...Read more

  • 3SBio posts 31% revenue growth in Q2 2012

    BioTech |  Company results | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: 3SBio, a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, has announced its unaudited financi...Read more

  • Amgen Q2 2012 revenues are up 13% to $4.5 Bn

    BioTech |  Company results | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Amgen reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2012. the firm's total revenues increased 13 percent to $4,477 million, with eight percent product sales fueled by ...Read more

  • Japanese stem cell firm ReproCell expands to US

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: ReproCELL, a Japanese stem cell technology company, has opened the company's first branch and US office in Boston. ReproCELL is the third Japanese life sciences company to have e...Read more

  • LEC gets Aus investment board nod

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

    Singapore: Lignol Energy (LEC) has applied for and has been granted approval by the Australian Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) to increase its ownership in Australian Renewable Fuels...Read more

  • Japanese firm suspends trial of ArQule candidate

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Japanese pharmaceutical company Kyowa Hakko Kirin temporarily suspended patient enrollment in an international phase III clinical study evaluating the combination of ARQ 197 (tiv...Read more

  • Japan BIOtech 2013 concludes in huge success

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: "BIOtech 2013 in Japan", which recorded significant growth both in the scale and the quality, concluded in huge success. It witnessed 603 exhibitors from 25 countries (up from 49...Read more

  • MK Bhan: Biotech is not a business, its a societal tool

    BioTech |  Influencers | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 11 Jan, 2013

    Dr Maharaj Kishan Bhan, former secretary of India's nodal biotechnology agency, is an eminent pediatrician and clinical scientist par excellence. His research in the area of diarrhoeal dise...Read more

  • 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