Monday, 21 October 2019

Singapore News

  • Japan medtech firm signs $9 mn deal with A*Star

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 May, 2013

    Singapore: Japan's technology company, Arkray is investing $9.1 million over a five-year period in a research venture and collaboration with A*Star's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotec...Read more

  • Dr Gerald Möller to lead AYOXXA board

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Sep, 2015

    Singapore: Germany and Singapore based biotech firm, AYOXXA Biosystems, has  appointed Dr Gerald Möller as an independent board director and chairman of the board. Dr Möller will gu...Read more

  • VelaDx to develop diagnostic assays with US univ

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore-based technology developer, VelaDx, signed a molecular diagnostic affiliation agreement with Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital, US. This agreement will provide f...Read more

  • A*STAR, OBD to find epigenetic footprint in stem cells

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 May, 2013

    Singapore: Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Oxford Biodynamics (OBD) will collaborate to identify epigenetic signatures ...Read more

  • Century Medical gets Japanese nod for Glider catheter

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Apr, 2013

    ‎Singapore: TriReme Medical's Japanese partner, Century Medical, has received Shonin approval for Glider PTCA catheter, which is indicated for treating the stenotic portion of coronar...Read more

  • Stem cell industry has substantial growth potential

    Singapore |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 31 Jan, 2013

    The Nobel prize for Physiology to two stem cell research scientists in 2012 has firmly put the spotlight on this promising field of biotechnology. Sir John Gurdon and Dr Shinya Yamanaka sha...Read more

  • Bruton's tyrosine kinase for infectious diseases

    Singapore |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jul, 2012

    Toll-like receptors (TLR) play a critical role in the recognition of pathogen-associated molecules and trigger various inflammatory responses, which enable the host to clear infections. The...Read more

  • Singapore gets medical device regulatory curriculum

    Singapore |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: With the objective to enhance regulatory ecosystem in Singapore, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) and National University of Singapore (NUS) have jointly launched ...Read more

  • Genetic diagnostics usher in a new era in healthcare

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Dec, 2012

    Thanks to the Human Genome Project, scientists now have a set of tools that can be readily used to understand the complexity of diseases and their variability in human beings. These tools a...Read more

  • Accenture study: Healthcare IT solutions rising in Singapore

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

    Singapore: Singapore is making significant strides in adopting healthcare IT and translating these advanced capabilities, such as clinical decision support, into regular use among physician...Read more

  • The challenge of patient recruitment in Asia

    Singapore |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jul, 2012

    Recruitment and retention of research participants is often the most labor-intensive and difficult component of clinical trials. Poor recruitment and retention frequently pose major barrier...Read more

  • Clearbridge's new system rapidly isolates cancer cells

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 May, 2013

    Singapore: Clearbridge BioMedics has launched its next generation ClearCell FX System, which has been developed for in vitro diagnostic applications. The new ClearCell FX System is based on...Read more

  • Digital healthcare, the next big thing

    Singapore |  Opinion | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2013

    A radical shift in how healthcare is delivered globally is underway. Game-changing developments in sensor technologies with applications in diagnostics, big data and mobile healthcare apps ...Read more

  • Parexel launches regulatory outsourcing services

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

    Singapore: Parexel, a global biopharmaceutical services provider, has launched a new service line designed to provide a focused, market-driven approach to regulatory outsourcing services in...Read more

  • Quintiles appoints new VP for Asia lab

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Quintiles appointed Ms Jenny Zhang as VP and general manager of Asian laboratories. She will be responsible for Quintiles' laboratory operations in Japan, China, Singapore and In...Read more

  • UPS: Drug safety, compliance is top challenge in Asia

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Pharmaceutical product protection, which includes security of high-value shipments and product spoilage prevention, is the top challenge for healthcare executives in Asia, accord...Read more

  • What are the hurdles before stem cell research?

    Singapore |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 31 Jan, 2013

    The pioneering research of Nobel Laureates Sir John Gurdon and Dr Shinya Yamanaka on reprogramming adult stem cells has opened new avenues in stem cell research. Several APAC countries are ...Read more

  • Gene regulators select partners to form organs: Study

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at 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 stem ce...Read more



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