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Vol. 7, No. 4, January 2003
Contents

Company News
•  Progen Begins Human Liver Cancer Trial with PI-166
•  Melanotan Phase IIb Human Trial Begins
•  Bionomics Develops Model to Accelerate Angiogenesis Drug Discovery
•  Chemeq Develops Non Absorbable Sunscreen and Skin Emollient
•  China Worldbest Group Acquires Subsidiaries
•  China Business In Brief
•  Ranbaxy to Launch Branded Generics in US
•  IPCA Labs Plans to Invest in New Plant in US
•  Eisai to Collaborate with Mitsui Knowledge Industry
•  Takeda and Beth Israel Sign Research Agreement on Endocrinology
•  Bionet Co.
•  APBioNet Received Grant Injection from Pan Pacific Networking Program
•  DenX Sets Up First Asia Pacific Subsidiary in Singapore
•  MerLion Pharmaceuticals and KuDOS Pharmaceuticals Launch Research Collaboration
•  Novartis Institute of Tropical Diseases to be Set Up in Singapore

Rules & Regulations
•  OGTR Receives GM Cotton Application
•  Australian Farmers Appeal Against GM Canola
•  China Tightens Regulation on Tar Contents in Cigarettes
•  India to Tackle Fake Drug
•  Tariff on Biotech Vaccines May Increase in India
•  India to Set Up Pharmacopoeia Commission by April 03
•  Compulsory Chinese Labeling on Imported Medicines

Research News
•  Bat Enzyme Promises Better Stroke Treatment
•  Nine New Diabetes Genes Identified
•  Successful Bone Marrow Stem Cells Conversion to Brain Tissue
•  Discovery of new Mutation Associated with Cardiac Disorder
•  Engineered Tissue Applied in Wound Healing
•  China's Participation in Digitized Visible Human Technology
•  Novartis Halts the Development of Reddy's Diabetes Drug
•  Japanese Study Shows that Coffee Reduces Cancer Risk in Women
•  Unhealthy Early Eating Habits Lead to Obesity
•  Clinical Studies Begin for Parkinson's Disease Treatment
•  Type I Diabetes and Heart Disease Linked to Milk Protein
•  Cloned Cows Produce High Protein Milk for Human Consumption
•  Adult Brain Stem Cells Capable of Self-Repair

General Information & Statistics
•  GM Maize Heads for Newcastle Despite Protest
•  Researchers Search for Worm-Resistant in Sheep
•  China to Launch First Ever Geological Survey for Agriculture
•  Taiwan Invests Heavily in Hainan's Agriculture Business
•  Traditional Chinese Medicine for China's Rural People
•  Hong Kong Opens Cancer Patient Resource Center
•  Hospital Authority Applies Drug Software in Healthcare information System
•  Conference Calls for A National Biotech Policy for India
•  Price Cut in India's Human Insulin Market Expected to Spur Growth
•  Japan Discovers New Case for Mad Cow Disease
•  Patients Addicted to Depression Treatment Drug
•  Flu Vaccines Cause Side Effects and Fatalities
•  Focus Systems and Partners Develop Software Application for Remote Surgery Network
•  Latest Rice Cookers Affect Proper Functioning of Pacemakers
•  Korea Plans to Build Global R&D Park
•  Korean Biotech Venture Company Exports to China
•  Rise in HIV Infections in Korea
•  Traditional Chinese Medicines Withdrawn
•  Cancer Vaccine Laboratory in Auckland
•  New Zealand Government Being Urged to Restrict Pseudophedrine
•  Burgeoning Biomedical Sciences Help Boost Singapore's Economy

Trends & Prospects
•  Listed Biotech Companies Face Bleak Future
•  NZ Scientist Claims CM Can Prevent Banana Extinction
•  Beta-Carotene Prevents Fatty Liver in Laboratory Mice
•  Lead Chelation Helps Kidney Patients

Patent News
•  Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Loses Patent Suit to Cadila
•  Nanoparticles Used as BioMarkers

Feature
•  China's Latest Economic Reform

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

NEWS CRUNCH  
news $1.7 million awarded to Australian biomedical researchers through philanthropic Ramaciotti Foundations
news Genetically boosting the nutritional value of corn could benefit millions
news Inhibitor Pariet obtained approval of additional dosage in Japan for maintenance therapy of proton pump inhibitor resistant reflux esophagitis
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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:
Diseases threatening our Children
December:
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