HOME ABOUT CONTACT AVAILABLE ISSUES SUBSCRIBE MEDIA & ADS
LATEST UPDATES » Vol 22, No 12, December 2018 – The story of WeDoctor - The medical service system for tomorrow       » World's first unmanned clinic in China       » International outcry over world's first gene-edited babies born in China       » More HIV-positive foreigners enter China       » Pain-free childbirth to be promoted in China       » The past, present and future of life science      
Click here to download ISSUE PDF
Vol 18, No 02, February 2014 - Digital Healthcare
Contents

EDITORIAL

BioBoard

INDONESIA
•  Alleged cure for dengue in Indonesia stirs debate

JAPAN
•  Daiichi Sankyo submits SAVAYSATM tablets new drug application to the U.S. FDA

MALAYSIA
•  Marine bacterial compound shows antiviral potential

THE PHILIPPINES
•  Rice bias in the Philippines 'neglects soil problems'

SINGAPORE
•  Start-up market's artificial cell membranes can speed up drug discovery
•  NCCS scientists discover gene regulation is dependent on protein
•  Elephant shark genome provides new insights into bone formation and adaptive immunity in humans
•  Vela Diagnostics launches qualitative test to identify never before documented virus in Western hemisphere
•  New discovery of biomarker to improve diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

VIETNAM
•  Setback for dengue-blocking mosquito trial in Vietnam

AFRICA
•  Scientists to create disease-resistant Ethiopian enset
•  Viral load tests ‘could transform HIV treatment failure’

EUROPE
•  QIAGEN and Exosome Diagnostics to develop first-in-class, non-invasive diagnostics for key genetic biomarkers in lung and other cancers
•  Study examines probiotic use in preventing gastrointestinal disorders in infants
•  Gecko Biomedical's co-founders demonstrate a 'bio-inspired' tissue adhesive that shows promise for minimally invasive heart surgery and vessel repair

UNITED STATES
•  Scientists solve 40-year mystery of how sodium controls opioid brain signaling
•  Scripps Florida scientists identify possible key to drug resistance in Crohn’s disease
•  On-demand vaccines possible with engineered nanoparticles
•  Odor receptors discovered in lungs
•  New technique targets specific areas of cancer cells with different drugs

EYE ON CHINA
•  Hepalink signs agreement to acquire Scientific Protein Laboratories
•  Yasheng Group joint venture with IBC International LLC to form Angel Star Nutrition LLC
•  Zynex signs distribution agreement for China market
•  Tao Li of China Green Agriculture, receives the honor of "Future Chinese Business Leaders"
•  Yingli Green Energy enters joint venture with Datong Coal Mine Group
•  Elekta wins public tender to deliver cancer care solutions to China
•  Stellar Biotechnologies Announces Collaboration with Amaran Biotechnology, Inc.
•  TaiGen Biotechnology signed exclusive license agreement with R-Pharm for nemonoxacin (Taigexyn)
•  Eddingpharm acquires global rights to oncology assets, including Telatinib, from ACT Biotech
•  BioLineRx and JHL Biotech to collaborate on Type 1 diabetes antibody treatment
•  Bayer and Peking University establish new research center for translational research and drug discovery in Beijing
•  Microport Scientific Corporation and Sorin Group sign joint venture agreement for cardiac rhythm management business in China
•  Epigenomics signs licensing and supply agreement with Kindstar for Epi proLung in China
•  Abcam to open office in Shanghai, China

FEATURES
•  IT in Healthcare: Thoughts from Napier Healthcare
•  Tele-consultation
•  RFID Smart Sensing
•  Innovation in Healthcare: A BT Health Perspective

PEOPLE WATCH
•  Burn Management

INSIDE INDUSTRY
•  Fortis Escorts Heart Institute wins 'Best Single Specialty Hospital - Cardiology' title
•  Probiodrug transfers its CDK9 inhibitor program to AstraZeneca
•  GE to expand in life sciences with acquisition of strategic assets from Thermo Fisher Scientific
•  MD Anderson teams up with Pfizer to advance cancer immunotherapy
•  Trovagene and US Oncology Research collaborate on a prospective study for urine-based KRAS testing in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer
•  MedImmune and Immunocore enter immunotherapy agreement to develop novel cancer therapies
•  Nodality enters into a strategic collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation in autoimmune diseases
•  Knopp Biosciences and NIH to collaborate in evaluating dexpramipexole in patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome
•  AMN Healthcare receives top workplace award
•  National Cancer Centre Singapore and Clearbridge BioMedics partner to bring circulating tumor cell technology closer to clinic
•  Latest updates on soaps, detergents, cosmetics, hair care industry at 4th Emerging HPC Surfactants Markets
•  CMT's 11th Phenol/ Acetone & Derivatives Markets in Shanghai, hones in on feedstock costs, excess capacities and more
•  A*STAR signs agreement with Nestlé to strengthen food & nutrition R&D in Singapore
•  Amorfix enters into agreement with a major global pharmaceutical company for Alzheimer's disease diagnostic
•  PHARM Connect Congress- One step before the future

•  CONFERENCE CALENDAR

NEWS CRUNCH  
news Asia is the fastest growing region for nutraceuticals
news 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine winners
news Vitafoods Asia expands by 40 per cent in 2018
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
EDITORS' CHOICE  
COLUMNS  

APBN Editorial Calendar 2018
January:
Obesity / Outlook for 2018
February:
Searching for the fountain of youth
March:
Women in Science - Making a difference
April:
Digestive health in the 21st century - Trust your guts
May:
Dental health - The root to good health
June:
Cancer - Therapies and strategies for better patient outcomes
July:
Water management - Technologies for biotech and pharmaceutical industries
August:
Regenerative technology - Meat of the future
September:
Doctor Robot - The digital healthcare revolution
October:
Bones / Breast cancer
November:
Liver health / Top science research nations & institutions
December:
AIDS / Breakthrough of the year/Emerging trends
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
MAGAZINE TAGS
About Us
Events
Available issues
Editorial Board
Letters to Editor
Instructions to Authors
Advertise with Us
CONTACT
World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.
5 Toh Tuck Link, Singapore 596224
Tel: 65-6466-5775
Fax: 65-6467-7667
» For Editorial Enquiries:
   biotech_edit@wspc.com or Ms Lim Guan Yu
» For Subscriptions, Advertisements &
   Media Partnerships Enquiries:
   biotech_ad@wspc.com
Copyright© 2018 World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd  •  Privacy Policy