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Study Validates Performance of MiRXES qPCR Platform for microRNA Biomarker Development

Cross-platform evaluation study demonstrates reproducibility and high detection rate for MiRXES ID3EAL qPCR microRNA (miRNA) profiling platform when used for discovery and validation of blood-based miRNA biomarkers.

Growing Demand for Plant-Based Meat Alternatives in APAC

Research by DuPont reveals huge jump in demand for meat alternatives from consumers in key Asian markets in the next five years.

Exclusive Licensing Agreement Established for UTI Drug in China

Allecra Therapeutics and Shanghai Haini Pharmaceutical announce exclusive licensing agreement for the manufacture, development and commercial rights of cefepime/enmetazobactam in China.

Singapore National Eye Centre Collaborates with NCS to Improve Operational Efficiency

Leveraging on smart data platform, collaboration between the Singapore National Eye Centre and NCS looks to reduce patient waiting times and improve operational efficiency.

Development of New Test to Improve Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease

MedTech device, ACT by Zensorium, developed by Nitto Denko Asia Technical Centre (NAT) is an early chronic kidney detection test without the need for refrigeration in the testing process, improving ease of testing and ultimately, patient access.

Multiplex COVID-19 Test Kit Launches to Include Testing for Influenza A and B

Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*START, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and Singapore-based molecular diagnostic company MiRXES expand range of infectious disease testing solutions with the Fortitude Syndromic Panel Kit.

Center of Excellence Set Up for Explorative Cardiovascular Studies

Bayer and National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) have entered into a 5-year collaboration agreement to set up a “Center of Excellence for Explorative Cardiovascular Studies” with the aim of boosting patient-centricity in research and development and improving treatment outcomes in cardiovascular disease management.

Clinical Study Achieves Goals in Diagnosing Rare Childhood Disorders

After six years, the KKH has met the goals set out in its BRIDGES programme, achieving 39 percent in diagnostic yield through identifying more patients with genetic mutations. This result is on par with similar research programmes globally which have a diagnostic yield of 25 to 40 percent.

Empowering Healthcare Professionals with Comprehensive Educational Platform

Olympus Corporation announced the launch of a new comprehensive educational platform designed to provide healthcare professionals (HCPs) all over the world with learning opportunities and training to put their skills into practice and keep them performing at their best.

World-first Hip Fracture Registry Toolbox striving to improve care for the 1 million+ who fracture a hip in Asia Pacific each year
Oliver Healthcare Packaging Wins “Packaging Design of the Year” at Healthcare Asia Medtech Awards 2021
news Anti-Pandemic Forum to be Hosted by Top-Notch American and Chinese Scientists
news Commemorating World Health Day with Viatris
news Entire industrial chain resources of advanced medical equipment are lining up at Medtec China 2021
news CPhI & P-MEC China gives a glimpse of the success returning pharma events will deliver in 2021

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