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Vol. 6, No. 4, February 2002
Contents

Company News
•  Australia's Chemeq to Start Independent Trials for Antimicrobial
•  Metabolic Sees Positive Results for Obesity Drug Trial
•  Bionomics Expands Drug Target Discovery Alliance with US Firm
•  AustCancer Furthers International Strategic Alliance
•  Avanir Signs Collaborative R&D Agreement with Chinese Company
•  World Class Fertilizer Production Line to Debut in Northwest China
•  Shanghai Scicon Develops Chip System for Detecting Multi-Tumor
•  Bristol-Myers Squibb and GlaxoSmithKline Lower Prices for Longer-Patent Deals in China
•  GSK to Focus More on R&D in China
•  Nicholas Piramal India to Tie Up with Gland Pharma
•  Sumitomo Electric Develops New Hair-Growth Substance
•  Olympus Develops World's First DNA Computer for Gene Analysis
•  Sakai Chemical and Theratechnologies to Develop and Market ThGRF Peptide in Japan
•  Korea's Isu Chemical Buys into UK Biotechnology Firm
•  Sanofi-Synthelabo to Market DVT Drug in Malaysia
•  Mead Johnson Set for Another Year of Healthy Growth
•  Malaysia Glove Maker Tops in US and Europe Glove Imports
•  New Zealand's Genesis and Landcare to Research into Grey Mould Genetics
•  Singapore's AP Genomics to Launch Innovative Dengue Diagnostic Kit
•  ViaCell Sets up R&D Stem Cell Lab in Singapore
•  Intel Provides IT Supports for Singapore's Biomedical Grid
•  Singapore-Based Osim Targets 500 Outlets Globally By 2005
•  ITRI to Launch Biochip Consortium in Taiwan
•  Three Taiwan Firms to Jointly Develop Chinese Medicine

Rules & Regulations
•  China to Establish National Center for Disease Control
•  Beijing Reforms Its Free Medical Care System
•  Singapore to Relook Quota for Women Doctors
•  Taiwan Government Further Incentives for Agricultural Biotech R&D
•  Taiwan to Set up Certification System for DNA Exams
•  Thai Healthcare Reform in Financial Trouble

Research News
•  China to Participate in Worldwide Sleep Survey
•  Indian Institutes to Research on Type-II Diabetes
•  Clinical Testing Scheduled for Korea's First AIDS Vaccine
•  Korea Joins International Pig Genome Project
•  New Zealand Varsity Working on Tasty Food with Low Fat Content
•  Singapore University to Develop Eye Operation Software
•  Revolutionary Heart Device Introduced in Singapore
•  Singapore Scientists to Develop Chip Lab
•  Singapore Clinic Offers Prevention Treatment for High-Risk Cancer Group
•  Taiwan Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in Transgenic Pig
•  Taiwan Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
•  Taiwan Applauds Breakthrough Bone Cement Treatment

Alternative Medicine
•  Ancient Chinese Recipe Good for Colds, Cancer
•  The Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
•  Chinese Doctor Invents Acupuncture Treatment for Heroin Addicts
•  From Quack Medicine to Bona Fide Cures An Introduction to Mongolian Medicine
•  Hong Kong to Hold TCM Conference

General Information & Statistics
•  China's Imitation Generic Drug Sees Less Profit
•  Pharmaceutical Firms Vie for China's Cephalosporin Market
•  China to Hold Investment Conference in Frankfurt
•  Korean Adults Suffer Deteriorating Mental Health
•  Singapore Sets up Young Investigators Award to Boost Biomedical Research
•  Singapore Turn to Supercomputers to Process Life Science Data
•  Review Panel Calls for Overhaul to Singapore's Medical Education System
•  Neuroscience Symposium in Singapore
•  International Firms Invest in Taiwan's Biotech Market
•  Thailand Funds Six Genome Projects
•  Thailand to Hold Pharmaceutical Conference

Personality Profile
•  James P. Tam

Trends and Prospects
•  Foreign Drug Makers Face Expansion Bottleneck in China

Patents
•  Viagra Imitations Take up 70 Percent of China Market
•  Anti-cancer Therapy Awarded European Patent

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

NEWS CRUNCH  
news Medical technology experts to address the impact of innovation in shaping patient outcomes across Asia Pacific
news China biotech's 'coming out party' masks long road ahead
news SingHealth, Duke NUS and GSK to conduct large-scale big data study on asthma and COPD in Singapore
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
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January:
Healthcare Focus: LUNGS
February:
War on CANCER
March:
Get to Know TCM
April:
Diabetes: The Big Picture
May:
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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:
Diseases threatening our Children
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