Saturday, 14 December 2019

BioTech News

  • US FDA warns Apotex's Indian facility

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

    Singapore: United States Federal Drug Approval (USFDA) has issued a letter to the COO of Apotex Mr Jeremy B Desai. Th letter was issued after investigators identified significant deviations...Read more

  • First ever genome-wide RNA structure revealed

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists at A*Star's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and US-based Stanford University's School of Medicine have successfully produced one of the first ever genome-wide view...Read more

  • Muted growth for Australia in 2011

    BioTech |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 29 May, 2012

    Despite concerns over the operating environment in Australia and predictions of receding demand in the domestic market, the bioscience industry in the country is reflecting bullish sentimen...Read more

  • Fortis pioneers new minimal invasive surgery

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

    Singapore: In a press conference announcing a second successful experimental minimally invasive cardiovascular bypass surgery, Dr Vivek Jawali, chairman, Cardiovascular sciences, Fortis hos...Read more

  • Merck unveils solid dose formulation lab

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

    Singapore: According to Merck's press release, the facilities at the lab were built to provide services and application assistance to the pharmaceutical industry, for classic pharmaceutical...Read more

  • Biokine awarded FDA orphan drug designation

    BioTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Biokine Therapeutics received orphan drug designation from the US FDA for the mobilization of hematopoietic stem cells from bone marrow into peripheral blood for collection and s...Read more

  • Tripura Malaria death roll rises to 41

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

    Singapore: "At least 41 people, including 31 children, have died and more than 22,000 have fallen ill since the first week of this month. Of the 22,000 affected people, the malaria germ has...Read more

  • World's first stem cell-vein implant

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

    Singapore: Swedish doctors have for the first time in history been able to pair the groin vein of a dead donor with stem cells from a young girl. The pairing was followed by the successful ...Read more

  • India, US to discuss mutual cooperation in health research

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

    Singapore: "We are on a threshold of exciting possibilities. I am looking forward to talks seeking collaboration on global health security, telehealth and preventive healthcare," said Dr Ha...Read more

  • TaiGen, Zhejiang Medicine sign agreement

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: TaiGen Biotechnology and Zhejiang Medicine have signed an exclusive agreement to manufacture and commercialize nemonoxacin, a novel broad-spectrum antibiotic, in China (excluding...Read more

  • Top 20: Singapore - High growth

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore has been witnessing strong performance. Here are a few developments in the country that are proof to increasing its bioscience presence. Alcon, global eye-care firm,...Read more

  • Biological E to supply vaccine to Vacsera of Egypt

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

    Singapore: Biological E has entered into a long term supply agreement with Vacsera (and its subsidiary Egyvac), an Egyptian vaccines company under the Ministry of Health of Egypt, for the p...Read more

  • New drug delivery polymer to treat cancer

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

    Singapore: Dr Lingxue Kong and research colleagues at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, have combined two polymers to provide a less painful oral method of administering cancer-fig...Read more

  • Cold tolerant gene identified in trout fish

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Oct, 2012

    New Delhi: A group of scientists at the directorate of Cold Water Fisheries Research, Bhimtal, led by Dr Ashoktaru Barat, principal scientist, have identified and characterized Glycerol pho...Read more

  • Study visualizes link between gluten and immune system

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: A link between gluten and the immune system has literally been visualized in new research published in the scientific journal Immunity. The discovery is the collaborative work of...Read more

  • DNDi, Cipla to work on ARV therapy for children

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2012

    Mumbai: The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), a not-for-profit research and development (R&D) organization, has signed a new collaboration with Indian drug manufacturer Ci...Read more

  • Biocon clocks revenue worth $121 mn

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jul, 2013

    Bangalore: Indian biopharma giant Biocon reported healthy growth of 22 percent for Q1 FY14. The firm clocked revenues worth $121 million (Rs723 crore), EBITDA of $29.50 million (Rs175 crore...Read more

  • Trivitron JV to lead immunodiagnostics sector in 3 years

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

    Bangalore: Trivitron Healthcare entered in a strategic partnership with Diasorin Group, a global leader in $11 billion immune segment, in order to establish itself in the immunodiagnostic ...Read more



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