Thursday, 24 October 2019

BioTech News

  • Dendritic cells behind immune responses discovered

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

    Singapore: Scientists at A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), in collaboration with Newcastle University, UK, the Singapore Institute of Clinical Sciences and clinicians from multi...Read more

  • Tapping the ocean to meet fuel demand

    BioTech |  News | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2012

    All over the world, governments have initiated the use of alternative sources of energy for ensuring energy security. Biofuels have emerged as an ideal choice to meet these requirements. Ho...Read more

  • Johns Hopkins finds "functional cure" for HIV/AIDS

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

    Singapore: A group of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the University of Massachusetts Medical School (all from the US)...Read more

  • Spanish firm ties up with Korean HanAll BioPharma

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

    Singapore: Spanish biotech company AB-Biotics has signed a 10-year license agreement with Korean firm HanAll BioPharma. The agreement gives HanAll exclusive rights to distribute AB-Biotics'...Read more

  • Life sciences is top priority for the Netherlands in 2012

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

    The Netherlands, despite its relatively small size, serves as the base for many multinational life sciences companies in Europe. These include not just multinational companies such as Abbot...Read more

  • Bio-XCell, Agila seals US$35mn deal

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

    Singapore: Malaysian Bio-XCell and Agila Biotech have sealed US$34.4million (RM107million) build-and-lease agreement during BioPharma Asia Convention held in Singapore from March 19-22. Thi...Read more

  • BioSA awards for Aussie innovators

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: BioSA revealed that names of the awardees of the BioSA Bioscience Achievement Awards at its Welcome Reception for the AusBiotech Business Development Forum, held in Glenelg, Adel...Read more

  • Stephen Young is HitGen's new VP of BD

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

    Singapore: HitGen, a rapidly developing lead generation services company in the global biopharmaceutical industry, has appointed Dr Stephen Young as vice president of business development....Read more

  • Agilent, Samsung join hands for clinical research

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

    Singapore: Agilent Technologies and Samsung Medical Center, one of South Korea's leading medical institutes, have agreed to collaborate on medicine and genetics research projects. The Depa...Read more

  • Diabetes breath analyzer wins Intel–DST award

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

    Bangalore: Dr Srung Smanmoo, BIOTEC researcher at bioresources laboratory, and Mr Weerachai Nasomphan, a graduate student from Mahidol University, won an Audience Choice Award for their inv...Read more

  • Google earth to predict malaria

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are developing an online platform that can be used to predict malaria transmission with the help of Google earth...Read more

  • Rachel King is BIO chairperson for 2013-14

    BioTech |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has elected Ms Rachel King, president and CEO, GlycoMimetics, as the new chair of its board of directors for the 2013-14 term and Mr Dav...Read more

  • Aus govt gives Mesoblast $4.3 mn for stem cell work

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

    Singapore: Mesoblast has received approximately $4.3 million under the Australian Government's Innovation Australia Research and Development (R &D) Tax Incentive Program for R&D act...Read more

  • Venus gets US patent for drug that fights superbugs

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

    Bangalore: Venus Remedies, a research-based Indian global pharmaceutical company, has received a patent from the US Patent Office for a new drug product CSE1034, which is an antibiotic adju...Read more

  • Synlogic to turn bugs into drugs

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

    Singapore: Synlogic, a Cambridge biotech start up has developed synthetically engineered therapeutic microbes, which can potentially treat various emerging illness. Atlas Venture and New En...Read more

  • Banana based drugs helps in fighting flu: Study

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

    The joint research project, which also included the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, a material called Banafine made by putting unripe bananas through enzymatic degradation and fer...Read more

  • Aspirin can reduce colon cancer risk

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

    The 15-PGDH gene encodes a member of the short-chain nonmetalloenzyme alcohol dehydrogenase protein family. The encoded enzyme is responsible for the metabolism of prostaglandins, which fun...Read more

  • Singapore opens its biggest neuroscience institute

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: National Neuroscience Research Institute Singapore (NNRIS), a joint venture by the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, has been launched t...Read more



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