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Vol. 5, No. 18, 03 September 2001
Contents

Company News
•  SciClone Pharmaceuticals' Hepatitis B Treatment to Gain Approval in Japan
•  Prana Biotechnology Partners with Neuroscience Victoria
•  BGF Approved for Treatment of Diabetes Foot Ulcer
•  US-based Disease Sciences to Explore Possibility of Mad Cow Disease in China and Australia
•  US-based GeneMachines Supplies Microarrayers to Genome Institute of Singapore
•  Beijing Genomics Institute Selected as Sun Microsystems Center of Excellence
•  US-based Pharmacia Donates Eye Medicine to China
•  SciClone's ZADAXIN Approved as Cancer Treatment in the Philippines
•  US-based Trinity Files New Drug Application for HIV Treatment in Thailand
•  Genemedix to Launch US$28.6 Million Biotech Venture Capital Fund
•  Germany's Degussa Focussing on Asia
•  Kirin Brewery to Expand Collaboration with US-based Dendreon
•  India's Candila Pharmaceuticals to Increase Sales in Australia and NZ
•  Australian Biotech Firm among Founders of New Stem Cell Research Facility
•  Australian Firm, Cerylid Biosciences, Receives A$9.9 Million Investment
•  Shriram Biotech to Produce Xanthan Gum
•  Singapore Firm Buys British Drug Company
•  Marketing of Bayer's Anti-Cholesterol Drug in Taiwan Halted
•  Taiwan Biowell Produces Biochip to Help Fight Crime
•  US-based Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Multi-Receptor Cart Collaboration with Taiwan Taigen Biotechnology
•  US Tanox to Set up Protein Drug Plant in Taiwan

Rules & Regulations
•  China Concerns about Antibiotic Abuse
•  Pregnant Women in Hong Kong Encouraged to Receive HIV Screening
•  One-Stop Food Agency to be Set Up in Thailand by 2003
•  Japan Sets Guidelines for Embryonic Stem Cells Research

Research News
•  Landmark Operation in Singapore
•  Chinese Scientists to Explore Surname for Personalizing Drug Prescription
•  China Clones World's Second Goat
•  Cooking Gases Can Trigger Asthma Symptoms

Alternative Medicine
•  Harvard Invests in Research of Alternative Medicine
•  Malaysia Patents Aphrodisiac Plant As Enhancer

General Information & Statistics
•  Website on Bioethics Launched in Singapore
•  Chinese Drugstores Short of Registered Chemists
•  Legal Wrangle Sheds Light on Slimming Secrets
•  International Conference on Bioinformatics 2002 to Be Held in Thailand
•  Green Revolution Hero Bows Out
•  Singapore Welcomes a Life Science Mogul

Trends and Prospects
•  Will TCM's Time Come Soon?

Calendar of Events
•  A comprehensive listing of upcoming biotechnology conferences in Asia-Pacific

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2017
January:
Healthcare Focus: LUNGS
February:
War on CANCER
March:
Get to Know TCM
April:
Diabetes: The Big Picture
May:
The Piece of Your Mind - Brain Health/Science
June:
Advocacies in Support of Rare Disease Patients
July:
Food Science & Technology
August:
Eye – the Window to your Soul
September:
Infectious Diseases
October:
A change of heart — Cardiovascular diseases
November:
Paediatric Illnesses
December:
Skin Diseases and Allergic Reactions
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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