Tuesday, 17 September 2019

BioTech News

  • Rachel King is BIO chairperson for 2013-14

    BioTech |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has elected Ms Rachel King, president and CEO, GlycoMimetics, as the new chair of its board of directors for the 2013-14 term and Mr Dav...Read more

  • Aus govt gives Mesoblast $4.3 mn for stem cell work

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Mesoblast has received approximately $4.3 million under the Australian Government's Innovation Australia Research and Development (R &D) Tax Incentive Program for R&D act...Read more

  • Venus gets US patent for drug that fights superbugs

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Jun, 2012

    Bangalore: Venus Remedies, a research-based Indian global pharmaceutical company, has received a patent from the US Patent Office for a new drug product CSE1034, which is an antibiotic adju...Read more

  • Synlogic to turn bugs into drugs

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Synlogic, a Cambridge biotech start up has developed synthetically engineered therapeutic microbes, which can potentially treat various emerging illness. Atlas Venture and New En...Read more

  • Banana based drugs helps in fighting flu: Study

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    The joint research project, which also included the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, a material called Banafine made by putting unripe bananas through enzymatic degradation and fer...Read more

  • Aspirin can reduce colon cancer risk

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    The 15-PGDH gene encodes a member of the short-chain nonmetalloenzyme alcohol dehydrogenase protein family. The encoded enzyme is responsible for the metabolism of prostaglandins, which fun...Read more

  • Singapore opens its biggest neuroscience institute

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: National Neuroscience Research Institute Singapore (NNRIS), a joint venture by the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, has been launched t...Read more

  • A*Star re-shuffles board members

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: The Ministry for Trade and Industry (MTI), Singapore, has made appointment changes at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), effective February 01, 2013. MTI...Read more

  • Obesity an epidemic in developing countries'

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Out of 2.1 billion obese population in the world, 15 percent are the Indians and Chinese, reveals a study conducted by the Global Burden of Disease published in Lancet medical jo...Read more

  • Canada's investment giant enters Aus life science

    BioTech |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Nov, 2012

    On October 25, 2012, Canada-based international investment bank, Canaccord Genuity, expanded its Australian operations with the addition of a high profile life sciences team. Canaccord Genu...Read more

  • Google's Calico focuses on neurodegenerative disorders R&D

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Last week, UT Southwestern researchers published a new paper about the molecular target of P7C3 compounds, a class that has been shown to help in various animal models of neurode...Read more

  • Taiwan to boost talent for biotech industry

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Taiwan will focus on developing a talent pool for its biotechnology industry in the next phase of the Republic of China (ROC) government plan to promote the sector. A Taiwan Tod...Read more

  • Ab Sciex launches MS solutions for advanced research

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Ab Sciex, a global leader in analytical technologies, has unveiled three new solutions for biological researchers to improve identification and quantitation of proteins, peptides...Read more

  • Industry-academia meet focuses on innovation in India

    BioTech |  News | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 22 Oct, 2012

    New Delhi: India's department of biotechnology (DBT) and biotechnology industry research assistance council (BIRAC) have for the first time ever held a meeting called 'Innovation for Afford...Read more

  • Biosimilars market for cancer mAbs worth $4.9 bn

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Nov, 2012

    Bangalore: Research by BioTrends Research Group, one of the leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, has revealed that oncologists can be expected to ta...Read more

  • Pharma companies set eyes on China

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

    China reported total of 97 deals worth $6.5 billion, the highest in Asia Pacific, according to a mergermarket report. The country was followed by Australia with 40 deals and India and South...Read more

  • 5 major policy developments of 2012

    BioTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Dec, 2012

    The Year 2012 has seen crucial policy changes in the bioscience industry around the world. These changes that have taken place in 2012 hope to have an impact on the businesses of pharma, bi...Read more

  • Aus, NZ get automated culture systems from TAP

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: UK-based TAP Biosystems has appointed Australia's TrendBio, a company that supplies high quality life science research products, in order to provide scientists in Australia and N...Read more



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