Friday, 23 June 2017

Japan News

  • Plant based medicine to treat Alzheimer’s

    Japan |  News | 1 Comment | 21 Jun, 2017

    Japanese scientists at the University of Toyama have developed a method to isolate and identify active compounds in plant medicines, which accurately accounts for drug behavior in the body....Read more

  • Nanosonics expands into Japan

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2017

    Nanosonics Limited has announced it has entered into Japan, through a strategic relationship with infection prevention company Sakura Seiki Co. Ltd. The medical development company says it...Read more

  • Nanosonics partners with Sakura Seiki

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2017

    Nanosonics has entered into a strategic relationship with Sakura Seiki Co. Ltd, one of Japan’s leading organisations in infection prevention, for the introduction of trophon EPR into ...Read more

  • Shimadzu launches new analytical balances

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2017

    Shimadzu announced the addition of three high-sensitivity semi-micro analytical balances to its AP-W series lineup. The new models, AP135W, AP125WD, and AP225WD, feature a minimum reading o...Read more

  • Shimadzu in agreement with Phytronix

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2017

    Shimadzu, one of the world's fastest growing mass spectrometry companies, and Phytronix, world leader in high throughput analysis in mass spectrometry, have signed an agreement to offer the...Read more

  • Japan's Maz World opens lab in Hong Kong

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 29 May, 2017

    Seeing a big opportunity in China for bird-flu masks and skin care products, Japanese biotech startup Maz World has opened a research and development center in Hong Kong. Maz World, which ...Read more

  • Japan ratifies Nagoya Protocol on use of genetic resources

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 24 May, 2017

    Japan completed the process of ratifying the Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and the sharing of benefits arising from them, taking the step more than two years after the inte...Read more

  • A palm sized medical gamma-ray camera invented

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2017

    A team of scientists has invented a medical gamma-ray camera which weighs only 580 gm and fits in the palm of a hand, making it the world’s most compact Compton camera. Using the cam...Read more

  • Janssen inks deal with Japan's PeptiDream

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Apr, 2017

    Singapore: Tokyo based PeptiDream recently announced that it has eneterd into a business collaboration with US-based Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Janssen"), one of the Janssen Pharmaceut...Read more

  • India and Japan intensify cooperation in medical device regulations

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    India and Japan will intensify their joint cooperation for the development of a world-class medical device regulatory ecosystem in India, which will facilitate and expedite building up of a...Read more

  • A $21 million Series A funding closed by LensGen

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    LensGen, Inc., a private company developing Juvene™, the world's first modular, fluid-optic accommodating intraocular lens, has closed a $21 million Series A financing.  The fina...Read more

  • Takeda announces FDA Accelerated approval of ALUNBRIG (brigatin)

    Japan |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited announced that ALUNBRIG (brigatinib) has received Accelerated Approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients w...Read more

  • Japan's Astellas pharma to acquire Belgium firm Ogeda

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Apr, 2017

    Singapore: If reports are to be believed, Japan's Astellas pharma is all set to acquire Belgium's clinical-stage drug discovery firm Ogeda for around €800m. Ogeda is engaged in the di...Read more

  • Takeda off-loads some drug development to JV

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 15 Mar, 2017

    Singapore: In a bid to concentrate resources on the core focus areas, Japanese drug giant Takeda Pharmaceutical has formed a 10 billion yen ($87.2 million) drug development company with two...Read more

  • Lupin inks pact to distribute antidepressant drug in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 27 Feb, 2017

    Singapore: India based drug giant Lupin pharmaceuticals Japanese subsidiary Kyowa recently inked a pact with Japan's Astellas pharma seeking exclusive rights to distribute and promote exten...Read more

  • Daiichi Sankyo closes its Japanese research subsidiary

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 13 Feb, 2017

    Singapore: Daiichi Sankyo recently announced its plans to close its Japanese research subsidiary Asubio Pharma that focuses research primarily on psychiatric and neurological diseases, immu...Read more

  • Japan's Takeda to invest €40 million in Irish facility

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Dec, 2016

    Singapore: Japanese drug giant Takeda is planning to invest nearly €40 million in a new facility in Dublin in a move that will lead to the creation of 40 jobs. The company first inves...Read more

  • Sanofi to launch 20 new drugs in Japan by 2020

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 29 Nov, 2016

    Singapore: If reports are to be believed French drug giant Sanofi is all set to launch 20 new drugs in Japan by 2020. In a recently held press meet the company's CEO Mr Jacques Nathan said ...Read more

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