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Vol 11, No 07, 15 April 2007 - Drug Discovery


•  Sydney Researchers Unveil the Structure of Cancer Enzyme
•  Australian University Aids in the Establishment of a Biotech Center in Vietnam
•  Australian Researchers Work on Biofuel
•  Queensland's New Wesley Research Institute Tissue Bank for Cancer Tissue Collection
•  LCT Successful in Transplanting Pig Cells in Humans for Insulin Production

•  China Establishes Medical Insurance Research Institute
•  AstraZeneca Sets Up Research Base in Shanghai
•  Industrial Biotechnology Research Center Newly Opened at the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences
•  China Science Association Publishes Moral Code for Academics
•  China's Health Ministry to Cooperate with Merieux Alliance for TB Prevention
•  China to Tighten Supervision of Albumin Medicine
•  Research Center Set Up for a New Approach to TCM Research
•  Chinese Scientist Announces Breakthrough in Cancer Research

•  Indonesia to Support WHO in Infl uenza Prophylaxis
•  Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development Collaborates with Philippines-Based IRRI
•  Indonesian President Calls to Distribute Bird Flu Vaccines Equally

•  JIVAS Launches 'Project Padasamrakshane' with Funding from World Diabetes Foundation
•  CIMAP to Tie Up with Pharmexcil for Promotion of Herbal Plants
•  Central Drugs Research Institute Develops Three New Anti-diabetic Molecules
•  Indian Government to Invest in Nanotech
•  Wyeth to Relocate Operations from China to India
•  Prices of Generic Medicine to Drop in India
•  ORBIS Plans 30 Eye Centers in India
•  Indian Researchers Discovers New Genetic Markers for Coronary Heart Disease

•  Flu Virus Mutants Resist Two Popular Drugs

•  Therapeutic Antibodies Likely to be Used to Prevent Infectious Diseases
•  Singapore Stem Cell Bank Ready for Business
•  Asia Generic Medicines Congress in Singapore Celebrates the Rise of Asian Generics
•  Singapore and Cambodia Sign Health Pact
•  New Leadership Appointments at A*STAR's Biomedical Research Council

South Korea
•  South Korea to Ban Use of Tamiflu by Teenagers

Special Feature
•  Computing Functional Repertoire of Systems Scale Omics Data
•  Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics

Industry Watch
•  Biota Holdings Files an Ammended Statement of Claim against GSK
•  Beijing Med-Pharm Expands its Distribution Network in China
•  Diamics Received US$22 Million Deal for Cervical Cancer Screening in China
•  China Medical Technologies Collaborates with Biomed-X Center to Establish New Research Laboratory
•  Ranbaxy Collaborates with GSK to Develop New Drug for Respiratory Inflammation
•  Strides Arcolab Received US Approval for Anti-HIV Drug
•  Tata Consultancy Collaborates with GSK to Establish Drug Development Support Center
•  Astellas Pharma Signs License Agreement with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals for Antibody Discovery
•  CanBas Collaborates with Takeda For Cancer Drug CBP501
•  Bavarian Nordic Targets Singapore as a Base to Produce Vaccine
•  Bio-Rad Opens its First Asia-Pacific Manufacturing Facility in Singapore
•  Genentech to Develop Anti-Blindness Drug in Singapore
•  Bridgetech Partners With Formosa Biomedical
•  DSM Biologics, Crucell and Taiwanese Development Center for Biotechnology Team Up on Research

Product News
•  Masimo Proven Technology, Proven Performance, Proven Leadership

General News
•  "Because We Love Our Children" -- Viva Foundation for Children with Cancer
•  TNT Inaugurates Largest Regional Life Sciences Express Hub in Singapore

•  Interview with Professor Kerson Huang

Conference Calendar

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news Snapshot of Stem Cell Expression using Single-cell RNA Sequencing
news A Heroic Voyage — Sydney Brenner's Life in Science
news VeloX, A Minimally Invasive Prosthetic Heart Valve for treating Mitral Regurgitation
news Anti-CD25 monoclonal antibody (90Y-daclizumab) a favorable target towards systemic radio-immunotherapy in Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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