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Vol. 6, No. 11, May 2002
Contents

Company News
•  Bionomics Partners Johnson and Johnson Research
•  AustCancer and BioFocus Join Hands in Heregulin Project
•  BresaGen to have New Facility
•  Roche Inaugurates New Citric Acid Plant in China
•  US Agribusiness Giant ADM's China Joint Venture Starts Operations
•  Dragon Pharmaceuticals Acquires Remaining Stake in Nanjing Huaxin Bio-pharmaceutical
•  Hong Kong's Cheung Kong to List Biotech Business
•  Ranbaxy Files IND for Pneumonia Drug
•  Dr. Reddy's Completes Phase I Clinical Trials of Cancer Drug
•  Morepen Sets up Four Strategic Business Units
•  Takara Bio Produces DNA Fragments for DNA Microarrays on Industrial Scale
•  Kyowa Hakko to Begin Phase II Trials of Urinary Incontinence Compound
•  Eisai Establishes Clinical Research Subsidiary in the US
•  Matsushita Develops First High Throughput Drug Screening Technology Using Biosensors
•  AgResearch Seeks Approval for GM Organisms Development
•  ICPbio Opens New Manufacturing Facility in West Auckland
•  German Tissue Engineering Firm to Offer New Treatment for Knee Injuries
•  Bristol-Meyers Squibb Cuts AIDS Drug Price
•  SurroMed Transfers R&D Facility to Institute of Bioengineering
•  Fast-food Firms Seek Thai Chicken

Rules & Regulations
•  China Releases New Regulations on Joint Venture Medical Institutions
•  China to Clear up Drug Ads
•  China Standardizes Production of TCM
•  India Reforms Drug Patent Laws
•  New Food Safety Authority on the Cards

Research News
•  SolarScan for Earlier Skin Cancer Detection
•  Laser Surgery to Boost Twin-twin Transfusion Syndrome
•  Human Trial Shows Production of Tumor Specific Immune Cells
•  China Cultivates Selenium-rich Fungus with Anti-cancer Promise
•  AIDS Vaccine Raises Many Questions
•  Consanguineous Marriages Poses Deafness Risk
•  Korean Scientists to Use DNA Chips for Cancer Study
•  Drug Boosts Healing of Leg Ulcers
•  Trials to Remove Nitrogen in Effluent Run Off
•  Pre-emptive Cancer Surgery May Save Lives
•  Taiwanese Researcher Find Tea May Strengthen Bones

Alternative Medicine
•  TCM Database Set up in China
•  TCM Switches to Substitutes for Animal Parts
•  Slimming Pill Withdrawn after Adverse Reactions in Users

General Information & Statistics
•  Research Facility at Macquarie University Joins International Proteomic Alliance
•  Public Databases have Errors and no Quick Fix
•  Genetic Viability of Australian Grasslands and Heathlands
•  China Drafts Biotechnology Accord with Brazil
•  China Calls for Closer Cooperation with US in Biomedical Research
•  Opportunities in China's Biomedicine Industry
•  China Aims to Be Leading Pharmacy Processing Center
•  Geneticist Tsui Lap Chee Appointed as Vice Chancellor of University of Hong Kong
•  India to Start Growing Pest-resistant Cotton
•  Health Ministry Confirms Fourth Mad Cow Case
•  Importance of Japanese Funding to Rice Genomics
•  Bio Expo Korea 2002 Scheduled for September
•  Korea Establishes an Arctic Science Base
•  The Sciences not Popular among Korean Students
•  Soya Bean the Only GM Food in the Malaysian Market
•  Fear Prevents AIDS Patients from Getting Cheaper Treatment
•  Biotech Industry Receives Big Funding
•  Genome Institute of Singapore Moves to New Facility
•  Scientist Lays out his Vision for the Life Sciences in Singapore
•  Industry Conference on Lab Design and Management
•  Singapore and University of Washington form Bioengineering Alliance
•  Taiwan Hsinchu Science Park's March Trade Highest in One Year
•  New Drug for ED Going on Sale Soon
•  Traders Urged to Market Higher Quality Rice
•  Hybrid Rice Meeting in Vietnam

Patent News
•  Bionomics Files Patent Application for Epilepsy Gene Discoveries

Trends and Prospects
•  Providing Food Security to Central and South Asia

Calendar of Events
•  A comprehensive listing of upcoming biotechnology conferences in Asia-Pacific

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January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
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