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Hokkaido University
16 Jul 2019
New insight into a protein’s role in regulating tight DNA packing could have implications for combating tumor cell resistance to anti-cancer treatments.
16 Jul 2019
MIT’s Research Enterprise in Singapore, SMART, launches a new research group, Critical Analytics for Manufacturing Personalized-Medicine (CAMP), as part of Singapore’s National Cell Manufacturing Initiative to overcome scientific and technical challenges in life-changing cell therapies
12 Jul 2019
As people age, the way different areas of their brain communicate with one another change, affecting thought processes and attention span.
03 Jul 2019
The Amgen Scholars Program (ASP) at Tsinghua University, funded by the Amgen Foundation, held its opening ceremony at Tsinghua campus.
01 Jul 2019
The world's largest JLABS and the first in Asia Pacific aims to support more than 50 life science start-ups from around the world with the hope to accelerate healthcare innovation in China and globally
27 Jun 2019
A breakthrough nanostructure for neural stem cell cultivation developed by HKBU has won the TechConnect Global Innovation Award.
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25 Jun 2019
Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University have found that the abnormal rise of a soluble protein called Nerve Growth Factor is a key factor linking early life stress to the development of irritable bowel syndrome.
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21 Jun 2019
NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have reported a new way in which the liver is primed to regenerate itself. They found that by stripping parts of the epigenome, which play a primary role in repressing “jumping genes” (i.e. transposable elements), other epigenetic marks were redistributed.
19 Jun 2019
The APAC edition will take place as part of the HIMSS AsiaPac19 Conference and Exhibition, on 7-10 October in Bangkok, Thailand.
18 Jun 2019
Researchers in Singapore have discovered the mechanism behind how neural stem cells in fruit flies are activated to stimulate the generation of new brain cells.
17 Jun 2019
Professor Hongsoo Choi’s team developed a microrobot that can precisely transplant stem cells in various in vivo and vitro environments. Expects to improve the efficiency of treating degenerative neural disorders such as Alzheimer by accurately and safely delivering to a desired location
11 Jun 2019
It’s Asia’s biggest biotech industry event of the year! Early bird discount ends June 22nd.
Professor Young Seok Ju
05 Jun 2019
Some teenagers harbor catastrophic changes to their genomes that can lead to lung cancer later on in life, even if they never smoke
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28 May 2019
Singapore researchers discover protein that protects parathyroid glands from excessive growth, suggesting potential drug-based strategies to treat hyperparathyroidism and other relevant tumours.
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27 May 2019
Send your research news on a world tour in the 2020 Asia Research News magazine. Submissions due by July 15. The submission form is at the bottom of this article.
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24 May 2019
A research team in South Korea has clarified the expression of antidepressant efficacy by modulating hippocampal mossy cells. It is expected to provide a basis to understand the mechanism of existing anti-depressants and contribute greatly to the development of next generation depression treatment.
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22 May 2019
A new treatment approach that involves blocking a protein has, for the first time, shown promising results in the treatment of fatty liver disease, in a landmark translational research collaboration between Duke-NUS Medical School, National Heart Centre Singapore and biotech company Enleofen Bio
16 May 2019
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10 May 2019
Researchers have designed a safer, faster and cheaper cell-based regenerative therapy approach for the treatment of one of the most common human dental diseases, namely periodontitis.
09 May 2019
A study by researchers at Duke-NUS, conducted of older Singaporeans (above 60 years) showed that those with a higher Body Mass Index (BMI) might have the same number of remaining years of life compared to those with a lower BMI, but spend fewer of those years in good health.
07 May 2019
The researchers have completed the first phase of the study and the major findings are classified into physical and functional health, social engagement, intergenerational transfers, volunteerism, work and retirement and lifelong learning.
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02 May 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) today shared that more youngsters can have their scoliosis conditions detected early and monitored frequently, thanks to the portable imaging system developed by PolyU’s experts in scoliosis research.
01 May 2019
InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Health has issued a Statement, ‘A call for action to declare trauma as a disease’, which draws attention to the need for a strong paradigm shift to not only to control but also prevent trauma by considering it as a disease with an integrated comprehensive approach in national health agendas.
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30 Apr 2019
Exposure to antidepressants in the womb leads to autistic-like behaviour in full-grown offspring in an animal model, according to a new study led by Duke-NUS Medical School.
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29 Apr 2019
Scholars from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have invented a new method which could speed up the drug discovery process and lead to the production of higher quality medicinal drugs which are purer and have no side effects.
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26 Apr 2019
BDP Week 2019 in China enjoys unparralleled industry support and is known for generating knowledge, creating business opportunities, and bringing innovative ideas to the table.
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24 Apr 2019
Fruit fly studies reveal proteins that promote healthy nervous system development by preventing the reversal of nerve cell differentiation.
15 Apr 2019
A delegation from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) (HKBU) won a Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury, a Gold Medal and a Silver Medal at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva held in Switzerland from 10 to 14 April 2019.

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