Medicine

News

26 Mar 2020
In a recent study published in Autophagy, researchers at Kanazawa University show how abnormalities in a gene called TPR can lead to pediatric brain cancer
25 Mar 2020
Singapore's National Supercomputing Centre fast track access for researchers involved in COVID-19 research. Applications are open from now until 23 September 2020.
Eye blinking on-a-chip image
24 Mar 2020
A new approach could lead to “cornea-on-a-chip” devices that more accurately test the effects of drugs on the human eye.
24 Mar 2020
A cheap, biocompatible white powder that luminesces when heated could be used for non-invasively monitoring the temperature of specific organs within the body. Tohoku University scientists conducted preliminary tests to demonstrate the applicability of this concept and published their findings in the journal Scientific Reports.
23 Mar 2020
Nested in the long-running Singapore Chinese Health Study, a new study by researchers in Singapore, based on data from over 60,000 middle-aged to older adults, has found that people who suffer from diabetes and who are also underweight have a much higher risk of active tuberculosis (TB) than their heavier counterparts, supporting calls for TB screening among these patients.
12 Mar 2020
Studying Finnish genes leads to unique revelations about the development of a serious complication of diabetes, and informs an ongoing genomic study of a Singaporean cohort as part of Singapore’s Diabetes Study in Nephropathy and other Microvascular Complications (DYNAMO).
06 Mar 2020
A design team, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been honored at the international design competition, iF Design Awards 2020.
28 Feb 2020
A new compound with the potential to turn genes on and off could lead to new cancer and hereditary disease treatment strategies.
A joint research team, led by Professor Ja Yil Lee (School of Life Sciences, UNIST) has unveiled the mechanism of DNA high-order structure formation.
24 Feb 2020
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled the structure and mechanism of proteins that are highly overexpressed in various cancers and associated with poor patient prognoses.
22 Feb 2020
Attendees’ health and safety “utmost priority”
20 Feb 2020
A protein that helps colorectal cancer cells spread to other parts of the body could be an effective treatment target.
20 Feb 2020
A faculty startup, based at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has attracted 7 Billion KRW investment.
19 Feb 2020
Multi-country intervention trial to improve hypertension management, led by Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore, in partnership with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), Aga Khan University in Pakistan, the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka and the Singapore Clinical Research Institute (SCRI), leads to “clinically meaningful” reductions in blood pressure and better blood pressure control in patients receiving the multi-component intervention. Researchers call for national scale-up of the intervention.
19 Feb 2020
New insight on how malaria cells shield themselves from destruction opens avenues for the development of novel antimalarial drugs.
17 Feb 2020
The precipitous drop in HPV vaccination rates after suspension of proactive recommendations by the government in 2013 could result in an additional 25,000 cervical cancer cases and more than 5,000 additional deaths among females born between 1994 to 2007 in Japan. However, swift action by the government could mitigate much of this damage according to a study in Lancet Public Health.
17 Feb 2020
INTERPHEX Week Osaka is a B to B trade show specialised in pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing which will be held in Osaka, the largest city in western Japan.
11 Feb 2020
New Delhi – To tackle the escalating problem of antimicrobial resistance, a new collaboration platform was launched in New Delhi, India, on 11 February. The platform, initiated by Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), will bring together actors from civil society, governments and the pharmaceutical industry. It could mean a major breakthrough for the responsible manufacturing of antibiotics and reduce the risk of the industry itself contributing to the spread of antimicrobial resistance.
07 Feb 2020
A calf was born from an embryo lacking cells which form a large part of the placenta, providing new insight into the regenerative capacity of mammalian embryos.
07 Feb 2020
Researchers at Kanazawa University report in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology a promising novel approach for a combined treatment of the most common type of lung cancer and associated secondary cancers in the central nervous system. The approach lies in combining two cancer drugs, with one compensating for a resistance side effect of the other.
07 Feb 2020
Mice born blind have shown significant improvement in vision after undergoing a new gene therapy developed by a team of Japanese scientists.
“Cells are nature’s building blocks. Bioprinting uses cells, proteins and biomaterials as building blocks to 3D printed biological models, biological systems and therapeutic products," says guest editor Professor Wei Sun from Drexel University, USA, and Tsinghua University, China.
07 Feb 2020
The way research in bioprinting will be taken forward has been laid out in this roadmap for the field.
03 Feb 2020
Materials with special electric properties can help promote bone’s natural healing processes.
31 Jan 2020
Looking for experts to who can comment on the current coronavirus outbreak? With the novel coronavirus outbreak happening now, we have prepared an abbreviated Focus On to help connect journalists with experts who are prepared to speak with international media about different aspects, including public health, virology, travel, tourism, economic impacts and spread of information.
Abnormal membrane structure observed in the outermost skin layer of a mouse lacking FATP4. Scale: 1µn.
29 Jan 2020
Hokkaido University scientists are getting closer to understanding how a rare hereditary disease impairs the skin’s barrier function, which determines how well the skin is protected.
28 Jan 2020
In a recent study from Hiroshima University, researchers turned to mathematics to predict hive patterns in humans.
24 Jan 2020
Researchers from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) have developed a tumor biosensing chip that can help determine the optimum dosage of chemotherapy required for a cancer patient.
24 Jan 2020
Testing for a gene expression pattern could reduce the number of colorectal cancer patients referred for unnecessary radical surgery.
Electromicroscopic image of West Nile virus colored in yellow. Courtesy of Cynthia Goldsmith, P.E. Rollin, USCDCP.
23 Jan 2020
West Nile virus (WNV) inhibits autophagy — an essential system that digests or removes cellular constituents such as proteins — to induce the aggregation of proteins in infected cells, triggering cell death and brain inflammation (encephalitis), according to Hokkaido University researchers.
23 Jan 2020
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak haematologist Kuan Jew Win is looking for ways to detect certain blood diseases and cancers early.
22 Jan 2020
A new compound could help doctors detect epileptic foci in the living human brain as well as further the understanding of psychiatric disease.

Events

07 Apr 2016
This event which will be held in Taipei, Taiwan, will focus on an exciting area of research: Liquid (biofluid) biopsy development driven by circulating biomarkers such as circulating nucleic acids, circulating extracellular vesicles (such as exosomes) and circulating tumor cells (CTCs).
26 May 2016
SELECTBIO takes great pleasure in inviting you all to attend its Inaugural International Conference “Advanced Diagnostics 2016” scheduled to be held on May 26-27, 2016 at Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway, Bengaluru, India.
26 May 2016
SELECTBIO brings to you its International Conference “Biomarkers India 2016” scheduled on May 26-27, 2016 at Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway, Bengaluru, India.
28 Feb 2016
Scientists from around the world will meet in Hermanus, near Cape Town, South Africa, from 28 February to 1 March 2016 to discuss how best science can guide sustainable development globally.
22 Mar 2016
The 9th annual Biopharma Asia Convention 2016 brings together C-level attendees from pharmas, biotecs and service providers to learn and discuss market trends and biologic development strategies. With 7 premium conference tracks, the event will cover the entire spectrum of the biopharma value chain.
28 Sep 2016
The 2nd edition of Pharma+Bio Asia 2016 returns to Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 28-29 September 2016 as the international conference and exhibition for the Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, Medical and Healthcare industry.
10 Oct 2016
Theme: Challenges and Innovations in Pharmaceutical Sciences
24 Feb 2016
Select Biosciences South East Asia is pleased to present the Second Annual Clinical Applications of Stem Cells, taking place on the 24-25 February 2016.
02 Sep 2015
Harnessing the Challenges of the Changing Pharmaceutical Landscape 2-4 September 2015, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur
25 Sep 2015
Innovations in Cancer Research and Regenerative Medicine
25 May 2015
This international symposium brings together world-class scientists in biology and chemistry, including, Dr. Ashraf Brik (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel) and Dr. Feng Zhang (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA).
21 May 2015
Select Biosciences South East Asia is pleased to present Advances in qPCR and dPCR.
26 Feb 2015
The Singapore Bioimaging Consortium and Select Biosciences South East Asia present the Clinical Applications of Stem Cells. Taking place on the 26-27 February 2015, at Academia, a state-of-the-art conference facility housed in the campus of Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.
16 Oct 2014
On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, we are honored to invite you to the 46th Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health APACPH Conference, hosted by the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya.
28 Aug 2014
GIL 2014 New Zealand will bring give you innovative ideas, perspectives and solutions for you to stay ahead of the curve. Held for the first time in New Zealand, the Frost & Sullivan New Zealand Excellence Awards recognises companies across industries within various sectors.
22 Aug 2014
A combined event of the 28th Scientific Meeting of The Malaysian Society of Pharmacology & Physiology (MSPP), the 13th Symposium on Vascular Neuroeffector Mechanisms (VNEM), the 6th Scientific Meeting of The Asian Society for Vascular Biology (ASVB) and The Malaysian Society of Hypertension (MSH).
10 Jun 2014
The event will cover topics like The Next Big Thing - Cover Stories Of News In 2020, top 50 technologies, the future of telecoms, IT, Healthcare and Smart Cities amongst other topics.
20 Feb 2014
Frost & Sullivan's 2014 APAC and Australia Healthcare Outlook and its Impact on Industry Dynamics will take place on Thursday, 20th February 2014 at 9:15 am – 12:00 pm at The Hilton Hotel Sydney, Australia.
18 Feb 2014
The keynote lecture will be on “Making Molecular Prosthetics with a Small Molecule Synthesizer”
13 Nov 2013
SAVE THE DATE! Malaria, Dengue, Polio, Parasitic Worms, Tick-borne Disease Research Highlights in Washington DC
20 May 2013
Following the tradition of previous meetings, “Brain 2013” will cover numerous aspects within the area of neuroscience research, particularly those related to brain function and metabolism, cerebral blood flow, the function of the neurovascular unit and the blood-brain barrier, brain imaging, and cerebrovascular pathology.
04 Feb 2013
Southeast Asia have amongst the highest level of resistance in the world and is likely to increase in coming years. The primary objective of this meeting is to bring together researchers and clinicians involved in infectious diseases prevention and control.
01 Oct 2012
Translating public health research into practice. 1-2 October 2012, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore
18 Feb 2012
The Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI) and the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) are pleased to present an interactive workshop on global health research career paths at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
12 Jun 2012
The conference programme will focus on current advances in the science and research of probiotics, prebiotics and their present and future role in maintaining health and preventing diseases.
03 Nov 2011
This congress showcases the latest progress in Nanomedicinal R&D. It will take place in Shenzhen, China from 3rd – 5th November.
30 Nov 2011
The Asian BioCeramics Symposium is held annually to encourage interest in bioceramics and related fields. It will be held in Tsukuba, Japan on the 30th November to 2nd December.
08 Sep 2011
The Royal Society of Chemistry, in collaboration with A*STAR’s Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline R&D, and with support from the British High Commission in Singapore are organising a symposium on “Contemporary Strategies and Practices in Medicinal Chemistry”.
22 Nov 2011
The first UK-Israel Regenerative Medicine Conference will bring together leading researchers from both countries in the field of regenerative medicine to share latest developments in the field.

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