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Contents

Company News
•  Starpharma to Conduct Animal Trials on Vaginal Microbicide
•  Clover Secures HiDHA Oils Supply Contract to UK
•  GlaxoSmithKline Completes Business Integration in China
•  GSK and Gilead Sign Licensing Agreement for Hepatitis B Drug in Asia
•  Tianjin Tasly Steps into Biopharmaceutical Field
•  Nova BioGenetics Receives Chinese Approval for Antimicrobial Hand Gel
•  NexMed's Alprox-TD Launched in Hong Kong
•  GlaxoSmithKline's Indian Subsidiary to Source for Raw Materials
•  Socrus Launches NDDS for Cipro in Intra-muscular Dosage Form
•  Cadila to Make Presence Felt in Dermatological Market
•  Takara Bio Sets up Organic Produce Operation to Develop Health Foods
•  Aventis and Fujisawa to Cooperate in Marketing of Synercid Injection
•  Eisai Announces Phase III Clinical Trial Results for Vascular Dementia Drug
•  Top Glove to Set up Eighth Plant near Shanghai
•  Chemical Company of Malaysia to Focus on Pharmaceuticals
•  Monsanto Philippines Harvests Bt Corn
•  Air Products Installs First Cryogenic Abatement System in Singapore
•  BioEnterprise Asia and Ocimum Biosolutions to Jointly Set up R&D facilities
•  US Criticare Expands Partnership with Taiwan BioCare

Rules & Regulations
•  Companies to Need License for Bio-prospecting
•  Small Firms Seek More Time to Implement GMP
•  Japan Calls for Sustainable Sea Resources
•  New Law to Acquire More Kidneys for Transplant
•  Feed Producers Want Long-term Policies

Research News
•  "Brain Hole" Finding Brings New Insight to Parkinson's Disease
•  Gene Therapy for Prostate Cancer
•  Robotic Pediatric Cardiac Surgeries Succeed in China
•  Chinese Scientists Found New Gene Remedy for Cancer
•  Genetically Engineered Potato on the Way
•  Device Offers Bloodless Checks for Diabetics
•  Researchers Draws Stem Cells from Mouse Pancreases
•  Top NZ Scientist Works on Designer Trees
•  Gene Research at Canterbury University Earns International Praise
•  No Conclusive Evidence that Organic Produce is More Nutritious
•  Singapore to Use Mosquito as Weapon against Dengue
•  Scientist Warns of New Eye Correction Treatment

Alternative Medicine
•  High-tech TCM Center Opens in Shenzhen
•  Project to Improve Chinese Medicine for Heart Disease and Cancer
•  Sarawak Aims to be Major Player in Local Herb Industry

General Information & Statistics
•  Heart Break Cure Wins Award
•  Australia Establishes New Plant Breeding Venture
•  Agricultural High-tech Park in East China Up and Running
•  University of Hong Kong Unveiled New Faculty of Medicine Building
•  Japan Records 15 003 Malpractice Cases over Last Two Years
•  Japan Picks 12 Regions for Technology Development Initiative
•  Japanese Cutbacks Hit Poor Nations' Crop Research
•  Combating Korea's AIDS Problem
•  KISTI To Buy Biotech Supercomputer
•  Malaysia Sets its Sight on Becoming Region's Biotech Leader
•  University of Auckland and AgResearch Join Hands for Research
•  Rise in Use of GM Crops
•  Singapore to Attract More Healthcare Professionals
•  Polytechnic Launches S$1 Million Chemical Engineering Hub
•  New Screening Tool for Childhood Distress
•  Conference Bridging IT and Pharmaceutical to be Held in Singapore
•  Academia Sinica Signs Research Agreement with GlaxoSmithKline
•  Taiwan Invests NT$2 Billion in Biotech and Medical Sectors in First Quarter
•  Thai FDA Mulling on AIDS Vaccine

Trends and Prospects
•  Asian Diabetics on Alarming Rise
•  NZ Animal Research Contributes to Biotech Business

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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