20 Jan 2020
A resource for journalists to find stories and sources. Focus On: Brain highlights research and experts exploring questions ranging from basic structure and function, to technology, diseases and treatments.
20 Jan 2020
Blocking a central nervous system protein could treat irritable bowel syndrome.
15 Jan 2020
First-of-its-kind study led by Duke-NUS Medical School and National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) applies experimental methodology using human neural cells and brain organoids to investigate mechanism underlying epileptic seizures in Angelman syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder.
15 Jan 2020
A new method could speed up drug discovery and lead to purer, side-effect-free medications.
14 Jan 2020
A new approach uses two types of stem cells to repair both heart muscle and blood vessels damaged during severe heart attacks.
14 Jan 2020
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore has developed a personalised assessment tool which can detect the incidence of cancer, predict patient survivability and determine patient suitability for immunotherapy cancer treatment.
13 Jan 2020
The war against antibiotic resistance requires a conceptual revision, namely design and creation of new types of degradable antibiotics with novel intracellular interactions, says Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) laureate Ada Yonath.
12 Jan 2020
The drugs helped mice and humans recall long-term object memories.
09 Jan 2020
A small molecule could hold the key to tackling the protein build-up in nerve cells that occurs in several devastating neurological disorders.
08 Jan 2020
New findings could lead the way towards treatments for intellectual disability in Down syndrome.
25 Dec 2019
Malaria parasites transform healthy red blood cells into rigid versions of themselves that clump together, hindering the transportation of oxygen. The infectious disease affects more than 200 million people across the world and causes nearly half a million deaths every year, according to the World Health Organization’s 2018 report on malaria. Until now, however, researchers did not have a strong understanding of how the parasite so effectively infiltrated a system’s red blood cells.
28 Nov 2019
Despite great investments, an effective drug-based treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia among the elderly, remains elusive. Scientists led by Duke-NUS Medical School, in collaboration with Monash University, have published an online atlas of gene expressions at single-cell level in Alzheimer’s disease brains, aiming to boost to efforts to identify gene targets for drug development.
22 Nov 2019
Salimuzzaman Siddiqui (19 October 1897 – 14 April 1994) was an artist and chemist from Pakistan whose research focused on natural products from plants.
15 Nov 2019
Congratulations to all the winners of 11th Medical Undergraduates’ Annual Scientific Research Meeting 2019 in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Below is the list of winners according to the categories with respective research titles.
14 Nov 2019
Foremost society of kidney specialists highlights Singapore-led global study to better understand diabetes complications and reduce their prevalence.
11 Nov 2019
Join us at the Singapore FinTech Festival + Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology 2019 (SFF x SWITCH)
07 Nov 2019
A scientific study of African populations discovers that the beta-amyloid gene is associated with an increased risk of the most common form of glaucoma.
04 Nov 2019
The event will take place from 20-21 November 2019 at the International Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia. Organised by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
01 Nov 2019
Four young researchers from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have been awarded China's Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2019. Each of them will receive a funding of RMB1.3 million to directly support their scientific research projects in Hong Kong to a maximum period of three years.
31 Oct 2019
The Faculty of Medicine of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) conducted the world’s first study to investigate the association between unrecognised obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and postoperative cardiovascular complications. Results showed that patients with unrecognised severe OSA have a two-fold increased risk of postoperative cardiovascular complications compared to those without the disorder. The study has recently been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), suggesting that preoperative OSA screening should be considered in clinical practice to lower the risk of postoperative cardiovascular events.
30 Oct 2019
Development of novel agonist antibodies to treat cancer by collaboration between academia and industry
23 Oct 2019
When a fly eats sugar, a single brain cell sends simultaneous messages to stimulate one hormone and inhibit another to control glucose levels in the body. Further research into this control system with remarkable precision could shed light on the neural mechanisms of diabetes and obesity in humans.
23 Oct 2019
A research team from the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has successfully developed a novel aptamer, i.e. a single-stranded piece of DNA, for the treatment of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) with the aid of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. It is the first time a drug in Hong Kong has been granted orphan drug designation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
22 Oct 2019
A recent study conducted by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has validated the use of the UK Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF) triple test for the prediction of preterm preeclampsia at 11-13 weeks’ gestation in a large Asian population. The findings have been published in the international journal American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
18 Oct 2019
A compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells (GICs) has been identified, raising hopes of producing drugs capable of eradicating refractory tumors with low toxicity.
11 Oct 2019
The world’s first “AI-enabled Portable Quantitative Phase Microscope for Blood Testing” is one of the five innovative projects to be showcased by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in the coming Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 13 to 16 October. This project is able to provide low-cost, fast and high efficiency blood testing technology in general clinics and underdeveloped areas.
01 Oct 2019
Healthcare and Information Management Systems Society Asia Pacific (HIMSS APAC) and Elsevier are proud to announce the finalists for the Asia Pacific HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award
01 Oct 2019
Conference & Exhibition is organised by the Healthcare and Information Management Systems Society Asia Pacific (HIMSS APAC), and is supported by the Ministry of Public Health Thailand.
30 Sep 2019
X-rays could be tuned to deliver a more effective punch that destroys cancer cells and not harm the body.
03 Nov 2011
2011 International Symposium on Bioelectronics and Bioinformatics (ISBB2011) will be held in the great city of Suzhou, China on 3-5 November, 2011.
28 Sep 2011
The 9th Malaysia Genetics Congress themed “Appreciating the richness of nature through genetics” will be held from 28th to 30th September 2011 at Pullman Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
22 Feb 2011
The 1st Regional Health Sciences and Nursing Conference 2011 will bring together mainstream health professionals, academicians as well as health practitioners to address the latest in knowledge and research in order to find ways to collaborate and work together in order to provide the best possible care in Malaysia.
25 Apr 2011
BIT’s 2nd Inaugural Symposium on Enzymes & Biocatalysis-2011 (SEB-2011) will be held during April 25-29, 2011, Dalian, China.
05 Aug 2010
Scientific workshop focusing on scientific matchmaking, identifying opportunities for collaboration and forming consortia to bid into FP7 funding calls
25 Mar 2010
Three experts of IP & Technology Transfer in the forefront medical field, such as regenerative medicine are invited from US. What are challenges and problems typical in this field? What’s the strategy of prosecution and commercialization in this field? Speech and discussion are expected.
04 Nov 2009
The conference will be organized by a large number of organizations including Abyad Medical Center, Middle East Association on Age, Ageing & Alzheimer's-MEAAA, The Health Ministers' Council for the Cooperation Council States, Lebanese order of physicians-Tripoli-Lebanon and others
15 May 2010
WCIT is a focused conference to present and deliberate the advances in immunology, which is significant, timely and important to the health of humanity. The well selected topics cover across disciplinary breaking, from concept to therapy.
09 Aug 2009
The 9th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific will bring people from various backgrounds in Asia and the Pacific region to meet and share knowledge, skills, ideas, research findings related to HIV and AIDS.
31 Jul 2010
BIT’ s 1st World Congress of Virus and Infections-2010 (WCVI-2010) will be held during July 31-August 3, 2010 in Busan, Korea, with a theme of “Voice of Virologists”.
24 Mar 2010
This Congress will present topics concerning the very current advancements in antibody research and product development.
08 Jun 2009
Singapore - World Vaccine Congress Asia 2009, will bring together global and regional vaccine buyers and sellers, regulators, investors, technology and service providers to discuss best business strategies in accessing different vaccine markets in Asia and forging strategic partnerships for international success.
27 Jul 2009
Scientific experts meeting focusing on scientific matchmaking and identifying opportunities for collaboration and to form consortia to bid into upcoming FP7 calls
26 Oct 2009
The 3rd National Conference on Infectious Diseases (3rd NCID) is for health-care workers and researchers in the management of infectious disease.
30 Jun 2009
What is the future for science reporting? The 6th World Conference of Science Journalists invites you to debate, influence, share experience and excellence, develop skills, network, and enjoy all that London has to offer.
21 Mar 2009
Singapore - This conference will engage basic and clinical scientists, including human geneticists, genome scientists, computational biologists, and experts in pathogenic microbial agents to chart the effects of genomics on questions in global infectious disease management.
02 Feb 2009
Ahmedabad 382210, India - The 2009 meeting aims to bring together the scientific community from across the world, both from academia and industry, to deliberate upon unmet medical needs, new research initiatives, etc., to combat these global epidemics.
04 Nov 2009
The 2nd Middle East Congress of Age, Ageing, and Alzheimer’s will bring together a network of key players, renowned scientists and professionals representing all the following fields of gerontology and geriatrics
02 Dec 2008
With the theme "Biotoxins from nature to human diseases", this meeting aims to bridge fundamental researches and clinical studies on problems related to poisons.
13 Oct 2008
Sydney, NSW, Australia - The World Vaccine Congress Australia 2008 offers a unique opportunity to get a complete and up to date picture on developments within the local and global vaccine industry.
20 Oct 2008
UP Manila, Philippines - The theme of the conference is "Resiliency in the face of conflicts and social inequities in the Asia Pacific region".
22 May 2009
Macau, China - This global conference and exhibition will bring together ideas, suppliers and solutions in the field of aesthetic, anti-aging medicine and medical spa, enabling professionals to learn about ageing management.
20 Oct 2008
Mumbai, India - The conference bring together CEOs, therapeutic area experts, top scientists, R&D heads, investors, regulatory experts and business executives from India, the USA and Europe.
22 Oct 2008
Beijing, China - Molecular diagnostics has been emerging as a field that promises to renew technological progress in the clinical laboratory and vastly improve patient care.
09 Sep 2008
Shanghai, China - MEDTEC China is positioned to be a dynamic force in advancing the industry's manufacturing infrastructure to enable in-country design and production of the full range of medical products.
05 Sep 2008
Delhi, India - Health India Expo is a comprehensive showcase of opportunities emerging in India's burgeoning healthcare sector. The health care sector in India offers abundant collaboration opportunities for companies and medical practitioners from all over the world.
01 Dec 2008
The first annual world vaccine Congress will bring you the No. 1 largest speaker clusters and most influential vaccine event program in vaccine meeting history across the world. It aims at building a complete network for whole vaccine world.
22 Jul 2008
Serdang, Malaysia - This is an international symposium to provide higher education and training to neurosurgeons, neurosurgical trainees, nurses and paramedical personnel in the Southeast Asian region.
15 Oct 2008
Phuket, Thailand - The Conference will serve as a forum for exchanging comprehensive information, practical experience, new skills and techniques and for conceptualizing and integrating approaches to the prevention and control of the disease.