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24 Aug 2018
Cells that provide structural support to the intestine’s interior lining also have special defences against toxins.
23 Aug 2018
SINGAPORE, 22 August 2018 – A coalition of seven virology research institutions in Singapore, including Duke-NUS Medical School, has been inducted into the Global Virus Network as a Centre of Excellence, joining 42 other Centres of Excellence and seven Affiliates in 27 countries.
16 Aug 2018
Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School have made some new discoveries regarding DHA. Their study has proven how DHA can only reach the brain if it is available in a certain form, and only if it can be transported to the brain effectively by a protein called MFSD2A.
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14 Aug 2018
Researchers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have designed and fabricated a high performing self-fitting bone scaffold by combining a shape memory foam and hydroxyapatite (the principal mineral component of bone tissue).
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14 Aug 2018
A new method to analyse a commonly understood route for antibiotic resistance could lead to earlier detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Catalyst: Higher Enantiomer Selectivity
10 Aug 2018
A group of Japanese researchers has developed a technology to create a hybrid catalyst from simple-structured, commercially available rhodium and organic catalysts, which reduces chemical waste and produces molecules with high selectivity of an enantiomer, a pair of molecular structures that are non-superimposable mirror images of each other.
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10 Aug 2018
A type of honey produced by stingless bees in Malaysia shows some protective effects against induced gastric ulcer in rats.
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06 Aug 2018
New recommendations could lead to more transparent reporting of Chinese herbal medicine clinical trial results.
Treating dementia with the healing waves of sound
23 Jul 2018
Ultrasound applied to the whole brain in mouse models helped improve cognitive dysfunction, and clinical trials are now underway to investigate if the treatment could help human patients with dementia.
05 Jul 2018
Results are the first to demonstrate a causal link between testosterone and rank-related consumer preference for status-enhancing goods.
05 Jul 2018
World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF International) is now accepting grant applications for research on the links between diet, nutrition (including body composition), physical activity and cancer prevention and survival as part of their Regular Grant Programme 2018/2019 cycle.
05 Jul 2018
The InterAcademy Partnership for Health (IAP for Health) today issues ‘A Call for Action to Tackle the Growing Burden of Dementia’. This IAP Statement is endorsed by more than 50 members of IAP for Health (i.e. academies of medicine and academies of science with strong medical sections from around the world).
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03 Jul 2018
New research shows how one protein helps manage the complex branching of nerve cells in the brain.
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02 Jul 2018
Pairing a conjugated polymer with a redox enzyme generates a fast, selective, and sensitive electrochemical biosensor for metabolites.
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29 Jun 2018
Screening a tiny section of DNA could help East Asian patients avoid severe reactions to some medications.
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29 Jun 2018
Light-controlled reversible aggregation of microtubules mediated by paclitaxel-modified cyclodextrin.
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21 Jun 2018
Transport of lipid-conjugated floxuridine by natural serum albumin for delivery to cancer cells.
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19 Jun 2018
Targeting cells involved in blood vessel formation could prevent the growth of the most common type of brain tumour.
18 Jun 2018
The Shanghai Lung Cancer Innovation QuickFire Challenge seeks to identify cutting-edge, early-stage innovation from around the world that addresses all stages of lung health.
The cultured cells lacking gcn5l1(right) formed thicker muscle fibers comparing to normal cells (left).
14 Jun 2018
A metabolic process that provides heart muscle with energy fails to mature in newborns with thickened heart walls, according to a Japan­–Canada research team.
Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit
08 Jun 2018
8 June Bangkok (Thailand) – One of the world’s most widely used anti-malarial drugs is safe to use, say researchers, after a thorough review and analysis of nearly 200,000 malaria patients who’d taken the drug dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PPQ).
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05 Jun 2018
An unexpected two-step mechanism occurs when cells copy DNA.
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04 Jun 2018
Successful replication of ovarian tumours inside chicken eggs heralds a new era for patient-centred cancer treatment.
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30 May 2018
Nanoparticles with multifunctional drug precursor for synergistic tumor therapy.
Human bronchial epithelial cells cultured with (right) or without (left) a calcium channel blocker (CCB) prior to exposure to IAV. Red signals show infected and replicated IAV. Treatment with CCB significantly suppressed IAV infections.
30 May 2018
After decades of research, a research team has discovered the key receptor molecule that enhances the infection of the influenza A virus, providing a novel target for anti-flu drug development.
Professor Hyug Moo Kwon and Jun Ho Lee.
24 May 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled that a gene, called TonEBP promotes the development and recurrence of liver cancer.
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24 May 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced new therapeutic treatments for Diabetic Nephropathy (DN), also known as diabetic kidney disease.
23 May 2018
New study revises biologists’ understanding of how limbs and lungs develop in humans.
New advances in understanding and treating intellectual disorder
23 May 2018
Researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have investigated an intellectual disorder (ATR-X) syndrome to reveal its cause, mechanism and a potential therapeutic strategy to decrease associated cognitive impairment.

Events

02 Nov 2008
The most definitive antibody event in Europe will be coming to Asia in 2008. Asia Antibody Congress 2008 will bring together thought leaders from pharmaceutical, biotech & start-up companies, CRO/CMOs, consultants & regulatory authorities.
14 Apr 2008
BioMedical Asia 2008, taking place 14 - 17 April 2008 in Singapore, is the largest and most comprehensive biomedical event in Asia Pacific where top minds from every continent will convene.
30 Apr 2008
Darwin, Australia - Paediatric and Child Health Nurses face many barriers in their practice; geographical, cultural, and professional to name a few. This conference aims to show that barriers can and must be crossed to improve health outcomes for children and young people.
31 Mar 2008
Bangkok, Thailand - This event brings together key authoritative figures, high-profile industry players, and experts from both local and regional markets to address the regulatory policies, latest developments, industry challenges & new investment opportunities in the Thai pharmaceutical industry.
26 Mar 2008
This seminar attempts to dissect the various opportunities and potential that are offered by bioscience and biobusiness, the concerns and challenges, market, the different disciplines of biobusiness from the ‘low-end’ to the ‘high-end’ applications, and also the incentive and support available for biotech entreprenuers.
25 Mar 2008
Prof. Choudhary will present on the recent developments in the biotechnology and chemistry of the medicinal plants along with the presentation of some of the results of research work carried out at Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
25 Mar 2008
We believe this will be an exceptional opportunity for you to learn about the application of next generation sequencing technologies for analysis of the leukaemia genome.
11 Apr 2008
Bangladesh - The event will feature the World’s spectrum of latest machinery, equipment & technology required by the Pharmaceutical Industry of Bangladesh, which is rapidly growing and with its fast pace looking beyond the borders of Bangladesh, is all set to become the emerging largest sector earning foreign exchange for the country.
11 Apr 2008
Bangladesh - This event is very important for Bangladesh for the Healthcare Industry as it offers an Industry specific showcase of Hospital, Pharmaceutical & Medical Equipment, Healthcare products, solutions and services from leading companies from across the globe.
03 Mar 2008
Singapore - This event will discuss, among others, the on-going pressing concerns faced in clinical trials operations, addressing the risks, timeline and budget constraint, whilst effectively tackling key challenges in overcoming trials agreement and site contract negotiation hurdles.
18 Mar 2008
Bangalore, India - This event will include Pharma Development and Case Studies, Modelling, SAR and Synthesis, Target Identification, Lead Optimisation & Business Partnering. There will also be a pre-conference course on Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis.
07 Mar 2008
Tokyo, Japan - This event touches on Translational Medicine/Technologies, Scientific Advances & R&D Strategies, Finding Partners and Collaborators.
25 Mar 2008
Singapore - This event will gather healthcare professionals from across Asia and internationally to share updates and key business opportunities of each popular medical destination country.
26 Feb 2008
This conference will serve to launch JCOR (the Japanese Centre for Ontological Research), which has recently been funded by the Japanese Government's Ministry of Education and Science (MEXT) under the framework of the Open Research Centre on Logic and Formal Ontology.
06 May 2008
Melbourne, Australia - The theme of the event is Diet-Gene Interaction in Human Health and Disease. It includes a thorough overview of current science in the area, presented by leading international experts in the field.
26 Mar 2008
Perth, Australia - This world congress represents the first time that all health professions across all sectors, have been invited to meet. It is an opportunity to meet those in the forefront of developments in health, to hear experts share their vision of our future and to network with leaders in health from across the world.
10 Jan 2008
Generating Synergies with Molecular Science - The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology is delighted to host the 2nd Molecular Frontiers Symposium in Singapore, in collaboration with the Molecular Frontiers Foundation.
02 Jun 2008
Singapore - Part of the worldwide Interphex family of events, INTERPHEX Asia is dedicated to the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in Asia, bringing together international suppliers and pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals in the Asia Pacific region.
16 Jan 2008
Singapore - The 2nd International Conference of the Asia Pacific Society for Healthcare Quality will draw attendance from leading healthcare professionals from the region as well as international experts in healthcare quality.
05 Dec 2007
Auckland, New Zealand - The aim of this conference is to examine the concept of idyllic lifestyle: what is meant by an idyllic lifestyle, do we have an idyllic lifestyle, what are the advantages and disadvantages of it?
25 Nov 2007
Mumbai, India - India is predicted to be one of the world’s top five economies by 2025. The Indian pharmaceutical industry is a major part of this development with a growing global footprint and specialisation in all key parts of the clinical pipeline.
30 Nov 2007
Melbourne, Australia - A series of workshops and launches on eco health topics.
27 Nov 2007
Shanghai, China - This conference is targeted at solving critical issues on bringing together biomedical science innovation with drug developments for emerging markets.
29 Oct 2007
Beijing, China - The Forum meeting of the Global Forum for Health Research has become established as a premier annual event that brings together policy-makers, development partners and the directors and users of research, to debate critical gaps and to mobilize campaigns that address the health needs of the poor and marginalized.
16 Nov 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The theme of this year's event is "Towards Sustainable Medicine & Healthcare".
29 Oct 2007
Beijing, China - The Global Forum's annual meeting provides the opportunity for presentations and exchange of views on key issues on the global health agenda.
29 Oct 2007
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India - The conference will provide a platform for people with diverse perspectives, expertise and experience to exchange ideas, discuss and debate issues of concern, and learn from each other about sexual and reproductive health and rights.
19 Aug 2007
Colombo, Sri Lanka - ICAAP is a major Asia regional conference that brings together scientific researchers, community activists, health professionals, governments, agency and faith communities representatives in search of more effective strategies and increased political commitment to the problems of the HIV pandemic in the Asia-Pacific region.
10 Sep 2007
Enlarge your network in South-East-Asia and boost your activities in the prevention and care of lifestyle related NCD by joining the Matchmaking Conference 2007 in Bangkok, Thailand, September, 10-11, 2007
21 Nov 2007
Chiang Mai, Thailand - The event aims to provide a forum for scientists, researchers, reprosentatives from the medical and phamaceutical industries to share ideas for future collaboration.

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