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Vol 15, No 10, October 2011 - Hong Kong Biotech
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EDITORIAL

BioBoard

Australia
•  Genetic Link Found for Brain Disorders
•  Burns Treatment to Replace Skin Grafts
•  Australian Scientists Discover How Liver Kills "Killer Cells"
•  High Fat Food Triggers Gene 'Switch' Leading to Type 2 Diabetes

China
•  First Biologist from China Wins Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

India
•  H5 Bird Flu Outbreak in West Bengal

Japan
•  New Zealand, Japanese Scientists Collaborate on Functional Foods Research

Singapore
•  Antibodies Can Bind Cancer Proteins on the Inside
•  A Guinness World Record for Singapore with A*STAR IMRE's world's smallest Working Gears
•  IBN Harnesses Ultrasmall Peptides to Repair Spinal Disc Damage

Taiwan
•  Meningitis C Vaccination Breakthrough
•  Taiwan Targets Developing High-end Medical Equipment in Three Stages
•  Scientists Announce Technology to Grow Meat Faster at Lower Cost
•  Taiwanese-American HIV/AIDS Academic Joins Team

Other Regions
•  Gene Behind Chronic Blood Cancer Identified
•  New Technology Could Make You Light-Hearted
•  HIV/AIDS Researcher David Ho Wins NIDA's 2011 Avant-Garde Award
•  Steven Chu - 2011 R&D Magazine's 49th Scientist of the Year
•  Shu Chien Awarded 2011 National Medal of Science

Feature
•  Promoting Biotechnology in Hong Kong
•  Achieving the Extreme Power for Common Drugs
•  Funding Biotechnology Ventures
•  Hong Kong Science Park - Supporting Biotechnology Development in Hong Kong

Review
•  Mu-ming Poo: The Janusian Neurobiologist
•  MVA: A promising viral vector platform for Asian Infectious Diseases
•  International, Scientific, Environmental and Analytical Technology Business Event at Suntec, Singapore

Inside Industry
•  Mesoblast and Lonza Establish Strategic Global Manufacturing Alliance
•  Alchemia Announces Initiation of Phase II Trial in Small Cell Lung Cancer
•  ShangPharma Subsidiary and Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Partner in Therapeutic Antibody Research and Development
•  Pfizer And Guoyuan Form Joint Venture To Expand Development, Manufacture And Distribution Of Animal Vaccines In China
•  DSM and Sinochem Group Establish Global Anti-infectives Joint Venture
•  Trivitron Healthcare Partners with Hitachi Medical Systems
•  Agilent Technologies and Chungnam National University Collaborate to Further Glycomics Research
•  Bristol-Myers Squibb and Ono Enter into Strategic Agreement
•  Clearbridge BioMedics, Abnova Corporation Announce Collaboration
•  LAByrinth - Magnifying science through the lens of design and culture

Research and Findings
•  A*STAR Scientists Uncover Critical Link between Inflammation and Cancer
•  New Study Finds Cord Blood-derived Stem Cell Treatments Improve Ataxia Patients' Functionality and Quality of Life
•  New Chemical Reagent Turns Mouse Brain Transparent

Conference Calendar

NEWS CRUNCH  
news ECV2019 China Healthcare and Pharma Digital Innovation Summit Held Successfully in Shanghai — The "Highway" Era of Healthcare Digital Transformation
news Natural Extracts Innovated, Transformed and Diversely Laid Out to Embrace the Blue Ocean Market of Big Health
news The Proteona Oncology Challenge using ESCAPETM Single Cell Proteogenomic Analysis
news New computational fluid dynamics solution for modeling aerosol mixtures in biomedical and environmental research
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
SPOTLIGHT  
LIFE OF A SCIENTIST  

APBN Editorial Calendar 2019
January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
April:
Career developments for researchers
May:
What's cracking — Antibodies in ostrich eggs
June:
Clinical trials — What's in a name?
July:
Traditional Chinese medicine in modern healthcare — Integrating both worlds
August:
Digitalization vs Digitization — Exploring Emerging Trends in Healthcare
September:
Healthy Ageing — How Science is chipping in
October:
Disruptive Urban Farming — Microbes, Plasmids, and Recycling
November:
Evaluating cost effectiveness of genomic profiling
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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