Monday, 21 October 2019

Singapore News

  • Osteoporosis is an emerging crisis in APAC: Report

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: A new report, launched by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), shows that osteoporosis is a looming crisis throughout the Asia Pacific, with the number of fracture su...Read more

  • Singapore approves oral pill for prostate cancer

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: For the first time in Singapore, a new oral treatment is available to advanced stage prostate cancer patients in whom the disease has progressed while on, or after chemotherapy. ...Read more

  • Genting to acquire 20% equity stake in TauRx

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Singapore-based TauRx Pharmaceuticals has received equity investment of $31.5 million from Genting Management Singapore (GMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Genting Berhad. The am...Read more

  • Singapore takes a lipidomics leap

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2013

    After proteomics and genomics, lipidomics promises to be the next emerging field of research in the bioscience industry. Its potential use in healthcare, including disease prediction and di...Read more

  • Austrianova starts cell bank for cancer therapy

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Austrianova Singapore has established a research cell bank, the first step towards late-phase clinical trials in patients with advanced inoperable pancreatic cancer, as well as a...Read more

  • Takeda to acquire Inviragen for $250 mn

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2013

    Singapore: Japanese company, Takeda Pharmaceutical is looking to acquire Inviragen for an upfront payment of $35 million, and future payments of up to $215 million, which would be linked to...Read more

  • Is the traditional healthcare system collapsing?

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Globally, the healthcare industry is in a state of accelerated evolution due to changing demographics and various market forces. These are giving rise to disruptions in the tradi...Read more

  • Policy reforms boost biotech talent pool

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 May, 2012

    Reforms in government policies and initiatives have helped in setting focus for bioscience companies, which has resulted in an enhanced manpower pool in Asia. Singapore has emerged as a hi...Read more

  • Ziena Jalil: NZ, Singapore have much to learn from each other

    Singapore |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2013

    New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand government's national economic development agency and works to stimulate economic growth by helping to boost export earnings, strength...Read more

  • Russian firm to buy Singapore API company

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

    Singapore: Russia-based Pharmstandard revealed the key terms of a probable acquisition of 100 percent share capital of Singapore-based Bever Pharmaceutical. Total consideration for the acqu...Read more

  • Interphex Asia kicks off on May 28

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

    Singapore: Interphex Asia, a platform for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical technologies, services, innovations, and industry professionals, will be held on May 28 and 29. The event is b...Read more

  • TauRx starts global trial of drug for dementia

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: TauRx Therapeutics, which is headquartered in Singapore, has initiated a global phase III clinical trial in a type of Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) also known as Pick's Disease. ...Read more

  • Jubilant Pharma will open API subsidiary in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: The pharmaceutical unit of the Jubilant Bhartia Group will soon be listed on an overseas stock exchange, making it the group's second business to be listed abroad. As part of it...Read more

  • A*Star research throws light on stem cell differentiation

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

    Singapore: Scientists at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's (A*STAR) Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have discovered that key gene regulators work in pairs to trigger st...Read more

  • MerLion completes phase I of finafloxacin study

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Following successful first-in-man phase I and two phase IIa clinical studies with the oral formulation of finafloxacin, Singapore-based MerLion Pharmaceuticals has completed firs...Read more

  • A*STAR, GSK join hands for lung cancer research

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: In a latest boost to A*STAR's collaborations with the industry, Dr Bing Lim, associate director, cancer stem cell biology; and senior group leader, genome institute of Singapore ...Read more

  • Accenture MD: Only highly evolved nations spend on IT healthcare

    Singapore |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Nov, 2012

    Integration of information and technology (IT) in healthcare services and translating the potential into better delivery is a trend being witnessed across the world. Implementation of IT en...Read more

  • Study on efficient way to crunch sequencing data

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

    Singapore: Hitachi Asia and Data Storage Institute (DSI), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), are devising a data compression technique to tack...Read more



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