Thursday, 22 August 2019

Singapore News

  • Lamins hold genes in correct position in nucleus

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists from Singapore and Germany have identified that the proteins lamin A (Lmna) and lamin B receptor (Lbr) are essential for holding silent genes in their correct positio...Read more

  • Waters center to help scientists in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: US-based Waters Corporation, analytical science solutions developer and provider, has launched Solution Center in Singapore. Located in Singapore Science Park II, the Waters Solu...Read more

  • Robotic arms and legs launched in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Singapore-based Kinesis Physio & Rehab has brought in two new innovations from the US and Canada focusing on stroke rehabilitation. The first is the Tibion Bionic Leg, the wo...Read more

  • Scientists trace origin of skin-deep immune cells

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Scientists at A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered the origin of a group of skin-deep immune cells that act as the first line of defence against harmful g...Read more

  • Mundipharma appoints John Lee as GM for SEA

    Singapore |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Asian pharmaceutical firm, Mundipharma, has promoted the general manager of Mundipharma Korea, Mr John Lee, to the position of general manager for South Korea and South East Asia...Read more

  • Singapore univ prepares for trial of glaucoma drug

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: For glaucoma patients, taking daily medication will soon become a thing of the past. With Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) newest solution, a simple, quick and painless i...Read more

  • RAPS, Singapore to build regulatory talent in medical devices

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is partnering with five Singapore government agencies to develop and implement a new medical device regulatory affairs (MDRA) ...Read more

  • HSA lowers fees for some medical devices

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

    Singapore: The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has lowered the fees for medical devices such as blood pressure monitors and hearing aids, brought in under the Special Authorisation Routes (...Read more

  • AITbiotech to invest $3.94 mn to boost diagnostic technologies

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: AITbiotech, Singapore based Asian Molecular Diagnostic (MDx) assay manufacturer and Genomic services provider, plans to invest close to USD3.94 million (SGD5 million) in commerci...Read more

  • Singapore scientists discover blindness genes

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at Singapore Eye Research Institute and A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore have succeeded in identifying genes for central corneal thickness that may cause potent...Read more

  • A*STAR develops novel method to map epigenome

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have successfully developed a method to map the epigenome using 100 times fewer cells than was previously possible. Th...Read more

  • Leadership change at A*Star, Singapore

    Singapore |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Professor Low Teck Seng, managing director of the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), will be appointed the chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Rese...Read more

  • Vela Diagnostics enters IVD market

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Singapore-based Vela Diagnostics has emerged as a new global player in the in vitro diagnostics market. The Singapore-headquartered group, which has already opened sites in New J...Read more

  • Suicide genes' is the next step to cure cancer

    Singapore |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2012

              Great strides have been made in the treatment of various cancers over the last decades. However, many forms of the disease are still only manageable rather than curabl...Read more

  • Cancer diagnostics device kick starts CellSievo

    Singapore |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2012

    A team of researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), A*STAR in Singapore, developed a micro-fabricated silicon microsieve device that allows blood cells to fre...Read more

  • Heraeus opens medical components facility in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Germany-based metals and technology company Heraeus has opened a new Singapore facility to support expansion of their medical components division. The expansion is focused on R&a...Read more

  • Mutation that causes skin hypoproliferation identified

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Scientists have identified a mutation in a gene that causes patches of very thick skin to appear on the palms and soles of affected people. This skin disorder is related, albeit...Read more

  • China Cord Blood, Cordlife complete transaction for acquisition

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: China Cord Blood (CCBC) successfully completed a transaction with Cordlife Group and now the former wholly has the equity ownership of Guangzhou Municipality Tianhe Nuoya Bio-e...Read more



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