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News

19 Aug 2019
Vision and hearing loss are often perceived to be part of ageing, but a six-year-long national survey of 3,452 Singaporean adults over the age of 60, found that these impairments have much broader consequences for older adults.
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19 Aug 2019
A new high-resolution approach using portable DNA sequencers provides a more complete genomic picture of antibiotic resistance in gut bacteria.
Professor Kyung-Tai Min and Soyeon Lee
16 Aug 2019
The protein that revives injured nerve cells was discovered. It is expected to present a new direction in the development of therapeutic agents for regenerating damaged brain or spinal cord nerves.
13 Aug 2019
UK Research and Innovation and its partners are funding 13 research programs, building collaborations across 10 countries, including Japan, China, Singapore and India.
13 Aug 2019
Exchanging patient information between different healthcare IT systems is critically important, and FHIR is the global industry standard for this.
Professor Seong-Woon Yu in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at DGIST (right), Seonghee Jung in the M.S.-Ph.D. Integrated Program in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at DGIST (left)
09 Aug 2019
Chronic stress induces autophagic death of adult hippocampal neural stem cells (NSCs). Expected to offer new opportunities for development of early treatment options for stress-associated brain diseases.
05 Aug 2019
Two known gene mutations induce pathways that enhance pancreatic cancer’s ability to invade tissues and evade the immune system. Researchers report the molecular details of this process providing insights into druggable targets for immunotherapies.
02 Aug 2019
Scientists have succeeded in reducing levels of the bovine leukemia virus (BLV) in cows with severe infections by combining an immune checkpoint inhibitor and an enzyme inhibitor. The finding could be utilized to control other diseases in cattle, and perhaps in humans someday.
02 Aug 2019
Researchers reveal previously undiscovered hot spots on the surface of bacteria’s critical enzyme, which could guide novel approaches to antibiotic design.
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26 Jul 2019
Researchers have completed a successful clinical trial to detect and image radioactive tracers used in PET and in SPECT scans at the same time in a patient. It is hoped the method will enable doctors to scan patients for abnormalities in shorter times while reducing the amount of radiation patients would be exposed to.
24 Jul 2019
World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) is now accepting grant applications for research on the links between diet, nutrition (including body composition), physical activity and cancer, as part of its Regular Grant Programme 2019/2020 cycle.
23 Jul 2019
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) released a new report making the case for strengthening the sciencepolicy interface in Africa to accelerate the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union’s (AU) STI Strategy for Africa (STISA -2024).
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
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
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.
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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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
Visit Asia’s Leading Exhibition for Pharma R&D and Manufacturing Technologies
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.
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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.

Events

06 Nov 2019
Lead the Healthcare Revolution
03 Oct 2019
We are excited to host our 5th annual RNA Biology Symposium by the RNA Biology Centre of CSI Singapore, NUS. This year’s symposium will be held at the Clinical Research Centre (MD11) Auditorium (10 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597).
20 Nov 2019
Organising partner - the Australian Digital Health Agency
07 Oct 2019
Tracks include: Sustainability & Growth; Patient Experience; Unlocking the Value of AI; Value-based Care.
24 Sep 2019
The leading event that brings together Asia’s pharmaceutical companies and supplies all in one place
05 Nov 2019
The 5th Annual Biopharma Development & Production Asia Pacific is back with a 360˙ view on industry trends, new therapies, technical innovation and many more.
04 Nov 2019
Singapore, 4-6 November 2019. Deadline for abstracts: 2nd Sep 2019
14 May 2019
China’s leading event, BioPharma Development and Production (BDP) Week in Shanghai returns from 14-16 May 2019 with 5 co-located conferences and a trade show!
03 Jul 2019
B-to-B exhibition specialised in regenerative medicine technologies!
23 Apr 2019
Disruptive Innovation for Value-Based Healthcare
09 Sep 2019
This conference brings together a focus on technology development as well as applications for biomarker analysis in cancer, cardiovascular disease and other disease classes.
30 Mar 2019
Organized by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 30 March 2019
03 Jul 2019
Asia's leading pharma industry event
09 Oct 2019
Asia's Premier Partnering Event for the Global Biotechnology Industry
25 Nov 2018
The Presidents of HKUST and the ICRC exchanged insights for the first time in an open dialogue today.
05 Mar 2019
Accelerate your pathway to partnerships in Asia
19 Mar 2019
Innovation. Access. Commercialisation.
12 Nov 2018
Hear innovative science and benefit from the vast knowledge shared at the FCS 2018!
04 Sep 2018
The 2-day conference, with the theme "DIGITAL HEALTHCARE: THE JOURNEY TOWARDS SUCCESS" will cover a wide range of topics and addresses key challenges faced today such as: Innovative Care Models, Healthcare Finance, Cyber Security, Healthcare Innovations, and many more.
05 Nov 2018
Topics will include: digital transformation, health information exchange, data to knowledge, consumer engagement and many more.
24 May 2018
Guest of Honour confirmed! Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj, Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Thailand
21 Apr 2018
Organized by the Student Executive Council, Tun Dr Ismail College, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
05 Aug 2018
The 8th International Multidiscipline Conference on Optofluidics 2018 will be held at Baolong Hotel, Shanghai, P.R.China on 5th – 8th August 2018
19 Mar 2018
An exclusive, customized partnering forum that brings together U.S. and European drug development companies with Asian biotech and pharmaceutical companies interested in research and licensing collaborations.
27 Jun 2018
As Asia's leading Bio Event, BIOtech Japan 2018 is expected to gather 420 exhibitors and 41,000 visitors from around the world.
06 Jun 2018
Discover the machine intelligence tools & techniques set to revolutionise healthcare applications, medicine & diagnostics.
01 Mar 2018
Revamped and revitalised from BioPharma Asia Convention, we’re focusing on the hottest trends to bring you Asia’s most exciting pharma event.

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