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Vol 11, No 21, 15 November 2007 - Medical Diagnostics
Contents

BioBoard

Australia
•  Scientists Find Genetic Key to Autoimmune Diseases
•  Funding Awarded to Starpharma and Baker Heart Research Institute to Develop Arterial Disease Imaging Agent
•  Gene Syndrome Behind a Significant Number of Endometrial Cancers

China
•  Breast Cancer Leading Cause of Death Among Local Women in China
•  Chinese Government Encourages the Practice of TCM
•  Unified Code Name System for Drugs Set for Year-End Launch

Japan
•  Researchers at Japanese National Institute for Physiological Sciences Discover Brain Compensatory Mechanisms that Enhance the Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

Taiwan
•  Academia Sinica Opens Its Mutant Mouse Lab Facilities

Thailand
•  The Cause of Recent Sustained Outbreak of Human Leptospirosis in Thailand Discovered

Singapore
•  Singapore's NCCS Finds New Cure for Advanced Colon Cancer Patients
•  Protein Found to Turn On Genes Related to Obesity

Special Feature
•  An Overview — Molecular Diagnostics
•  Interview with Mr Michael Tillmann, Managing Director, Roche Diagnostics, Asia Pacific
•  Interview with Dr Paul Smit, Senior Vice President, Philips Medical Systems
•  Developing a Complete Molecular Diagnostic Solution: Multiplex Analysis, High Performance, High Throughput and Automation
•  Interview with QIAGEN World Leader in Molecular Diagnostics Solutions

Industry Watch
•  Coca-Cola Company Steps Up Innovation with New Research Center for Chinese Medicine
•  Greater China Corporation to Open TRT Wellness Centers
•  Merck Serono and EPFL Announce Research Partnership in Neuroscience, Oncology and Drug Delivery
•  Indoco Remedies Enters into a Joint Venture Partnership with Amneal Pharmaceuticals
•  Ranbaxy to Make China a Major Sourcing Hub
•  ES Cell International Received Funding
•  Pfizer Helms the Biomedical Industry with the Largest Facility for Clinical Research in Singapore

Product News
•  Sony Unveils the Future of Surgery with New Signature HD Products

Research & Findings
•  Two leading International Cancer Research Centers to be Set Up in Singapore

General News
•  AACR Centennial Conference on Translational Cancer Medicine: From Technology to Treatment

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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:
Paediatric Illnesses
December:
Skin Diseases and Allergic Reactions
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