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 12, December 2014 - Biomaterials
Contents

EDITORIAL

BioBoard

INDIA
•  Stem cell therapy is "no remedy for stroke"

THE PHILIPPINES
•  Farmers losing from GM eggplant ban, says expert

SINGAPORE
•  Breakthrough discovery by researchers contributes towards future treatment of multiple sclerosis and autoimmune inflammation

VIETNAM
•  Some Asians found to carry gene resistant to typhoid
•  Vietnam eyes water-saving technology for its rice farms

AFRICA
•  South Africa's healthcare "still burdened with diseases"
•  Healthcare workers use buddy system to fight Ebola
•  STI ministerial summit appeals for Africa-led research

BANGLADESH
•  Jute as possible arsenic remover in Bangladesh

EGYPT
•  Interest grows in unusual Egyptian method of mosquito control

EUROPE
•  Research team proves the efficacy of new drug against stem cells that provoke the onset and growth of cancer and its metastasis

UNITED STATES
•  Protein predicts response to new immunotherapy drug
•  A link between DNA transcription and disease causing expansions which lead to hereditary disorders
•  Penn Medicine team develops cognitive test battery to assess the impact of long duration spaceflights on astronauts' brain function
•  Survival differences seen for advanced-stage laryngeal cancer
•  Mosquitoes and malaria: Scientists pinpoint how biting cousins have grown apart

EYE ON CHINA
•  MRC Technology and Yabao Pharmaceuticals enter exclusive partnership in China to develop novel therapeutics for Parkinson's disease
•  CARsgen completes series A financing
•  Bitter food but good medicine from cucumber genetics
•  Aeterna Zentaris and Sinopharm A-Think sign master collaboration agreement for Zoptarelin doxorubicin in China
•  Plant used in traditional Chinese medicine may treat metabolic diseases and obesity
•  Evidence that domestic chickens first found in China
•  Climate change may blunt China's effort to fight disease
•  Sino-Swiss Heart-Lung Transplantation Institute founded in Tongji hospital
•  DKU Campus officially opens
•  Medical education exchange meeting held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of relationships between China and France
•  Hips more popular than knees for large joint replacement surgery in China, says GlobalData analyst

FEATURES
•  Indian Pharma Industry: Trends, Predictions and Challenges
•  RFID Smart Sensing
•  Rational Design for the Next Generation of Vaccines
•  Is Aging a Risk Factor for Cancer?
•  China's Synthetic Biology Research
•  Ethical Responsibility to Manage Incidental Findings in Brain Imaging Research
•  Translating Research at SingHealth: Cardiometabollic Diseases
•  Universities: A Treasure Trove of Technologies
•  The Increasing Need for Bioinformatics in Life Science and Biotechnology Research
•  Site Mapping the Innovative Way
•  New Antifungals or Old?

PEOPLE WATCH
•  Future Healthcare Solutions

INSIDE INDUSTRY
•  Singapore's Khoo Teck Puat Hospital achieves HIMSS Analytics Stage 6
•  PSR-Agility wins second consecutive ROAR Award for “Best Orphan Drug CRO”
•  Ooredoo Myanmar maternity app “maymay” wins bronze at 2014 Stevie Awards for Women in Business
•  Vietnam and IRRI jointly craft strategy to boost country's rice industry
•  Cognizant completes acquisition of TriZetto, creating a fully-integrated healthcare technology and operations leader
•  Teduglutide granted orphan drug designation in Japan
•  Murata joins Singapore's EcoCampus initiative
•  AbbVie acquires manufacturing facility in Singapore; further expands capabilities in Asia
•  Regen BioPharma acquires University of Toronto cancer stem cell intellectual property
•  Vetter opens office to support growing Asian healthcare market
•  Ceapro's research scientist, Bernhard Seifried, Ph.D., honored with Scientific Achievement & Innovation Award from BioAlberta
•  U.S. Department of Agriculture awards telemedicine grant to Good Samaritan Hospital
•  UCB and Daiichi Sankyo partner to bring treatment to people living with epilepsy in Japan
•  Amgen opens Next-Generation Biomanufacturing Facility in Singapore
•  Women dominate Rice Scientist awards


•  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