Monday, 24 February 2020

Specials News

  • XCode decodes DNA, wins BioSpectrum award

    Specials |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Mar, 2013

    Dr Saleem Mohammad, who founded XCode Life Sciences in December 2010, first had the idea of starting this company while he was pursuing his PhD in Bioinformatics from the University of Nebr...Read more

  • Dr Anu Singh: Pick biotech only if you are inspired by it

    Specials |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Mar, 2013

    As Albert Einstein put it, "The world as we have created is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking." I am a firm believer that science teaches us to b...Read more

  • Women in life sciences – A peep into the lives of inspirational figures

    Specials |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Mar, 2013

    We come across several women in the field of biotechnology at the graduation and post-graduation level of education. However, there are only those select few who are able to climb the ladde...Read more

  • Challenge No 9: Price cuts by govt

    Specials |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2012

    Continuous drug price cuts will further squeeze margins for both multinational and domestic pharma. "The National Reform and Development Commission (NRDC), China's pricing regulatory body, ...Read more

  • Bioscience Industry clocks $139 bn, grows 8.37%

    Specials |  Analysis | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 03 Jul, 2012

    The bioscience industry in the Asia Pacific region, in 2011, got pulled back into a low growth cycle. In a replay of 2009 slowdown, it was a single digit show in 2011 too. The industry reco...Read more

  • Challenge No 8: Partnership problems

    Specials |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2012

    Finding the perfect partners in the supply chain, marketing channels and co-development collaborations to ensure maximum speed and growth of product development, finding the best partner fo...Read more

  • When will we stop celebrating World TB Day?

    Specials |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Mar, 2012

    The World TB Day is celebrated every year on March 24th in order to raise awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease. The annual event com...Read more

  • 10 challenges for businesses in APAC

    Specials |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2012

    The Asia Pacific healthcare market is estimated to capture 34.6 percent of the global healthcare market by 2015. Frost & Sullivan says that by 2020, healthcare expenditure in the APAC w...Read more

  • Big deals: M&As in pharma

    Specials |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2012

    In 2011, the global pharmaceutical industry saw 504 mergers and acquisitions (M&A), with a total transaction value of $90 billion. Furthermore, the number of transactions in the $100 mi...Read more

  • BioSpectrum Asia honors Asia's best in bioscience

    Specials |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: The fifth BioSpectrum Asia Pacific Awards 2013 were given away at a glittering ceremony at Hotel Fort Canning, Singapore, on March 15, 2013. Industry leaders and heads of compani...Read more

  • Sigma Pharma leverages on its pharmacy business

    Specials |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 May, 2013

    Marking a strong presence of 100 years in the pharmaceutical sector in the year 2012, Sigma Pharmaceuticals retained its No 3 rank slot in the BioSpectrum Asia list of Top 20 publicly lis...Read more

  • M&A activity slows down in APAC

    Specials |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2012

    In 2011, the number of mergers and acquisitions in the life sciences field of Asia Pacific witnessed a fall. An independent M&A intelligence service mergermarket noted that the number ...Read more

  • Shenzhen Neptunus invests in drug innovation

    Specials |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2013

    Shenzhen Neptunus Bioengineering is a well-recognized name in manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceutical products in China. The company is known for manufacturing approximately 400 ...Read more

  • Sudha Rao: Your decisions are milestones of your life's journey

    Specials |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Mar, 2013

    I completed my graduation and post graduation from the University of Mysore. My first job, after my post doctoral studies in neurobiology at Cornell Medical School, was at Quark Biotech in ...Read more

  • Pharma industry expected to fragment

    Specials |  News | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2012

    "2012 will be the year when the pharma industry will begin to fragment rather than consolidate. The trend of companies breaking up R&D into smaller, leaner units and, in some cases, mak...Read more

  • Existing TB treatments take too long to be effective'

    Specials |  News | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 12 Mar, 2012

    Microbial geneticist Dr Gyanu Lamichhane of the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research is one of the foremost authority in tuberculosis reseach in the world. He has received many aw...Read more

  • How real is the threat of TDR-TB?

    Specials |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Mar, 2012

    The latest concern to have plagued the field of TB is the emergence of total drug resistant TB (TDR-TB). Until 50 years ago, there were no medicines to cure TB. Now, strains that are resist...Read more

  • China, Australia dominate APAC pharma market

    Specials |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2012

    The pharmaceutical market in several nations of the Asia Pacific (APAC) region witnessed a significant growth during 2011, riding on various factors, including an ever increasing population...Read more