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Vol 12, No 8, June 2008 - Childhood Leukemia
Contents

BioBoard

Australia
•  New Meningococcal Test to Identify Genetic Predisposition
•  Scientists Discover the Double Life of Proteins
•  Gene Discovery Offers Cancer Hope

China
•  The American Psychiatric Association's Awards for Young Scientists Encourage Research Expertise in China
•  DuPont Partners with China to Increase Farm Productivity
•  Deadly Enterovirus Afflicts Chinese Children
•  CAS Researchers Decode Genome of Mosquito-Killing Bacterium
•  CAS, Local Governments to Jointly Set Up a Biomedical Institute in Suzhou
•  Chinese and US Scientists Map Papaya Genes
•  Genzyme to Build New R&D Center in Beijing

India
•  Avesthagen Launches Bioactive Teestar
•  Scientists Find Kala-azar Protein
•  Bayer Launches Disease-Resistant Hybrid Rice Arize Dhani
•  SCHOTT Forms Pharmaceutical Joint Venture in India
•  IIT Mumbai Develops Chip to Detect Myocardial Infarction
•  Tamil Nadu Plans Poison Treatment Center in Every District
•  RFCL Opens Integrated Manufacturing Plant in India

Japan
•  Pfizer to Launch Champix® — The First Prescription Oral Smoking Cessation Aid in the Country

New Zealand
•  Asthma Linked to High Fat Diet

Philippines
•  Surge in Dengue Cases in the Philippines

South Korea
•  Bird Flu Outbreaks Spread in South Korea

Singapore
•  Edwards Lifesciences Opens Its First Heart Valve Manufacturing Facility in Singapore
•  Bioimaging and Stem Cell Research in Singapore gets a Million Dollar Boost from Latest Grant Calls by A*STAR
•  Maccine Receives Bio-Industry Award for Best Preclinical or Clinical CRO in Asia

Taiwan
•  New Group for Biomedical Electronics Established
•  Stroke Evaluation Indicator Discovered

Vietnam
•  Vietnam Bird Flu Vaccine Returns Positive Results

Feature
•  Making headway by Dario Campana Recent advances in the treatment of childhood leukemia look set to improve the disease's cure rates.
•  The Second St Jude – Viva Forum in Pediatric Oncology by Associate Professor Allen Yeoh and Dr Sally Blair
•  A Mother's Journey by Nicola Horlick A True-life Account of a Mother's Sad, Affecting Journey when Her Child was Diagnosed with Leukemia.

Industry Watch
•  Prana Discovers New Drug Candidates for Parkinson's Research
•  Cytopia Announces Novel Anticancer Drug Development Collaboration
•  CSIRO Signs Agreement with Oncaidia to Develop Anticancer Drug
•  First Commercial Product Launch of Starpharma's DNT Priostar
•  China Sky One Develops SemiQuantitative Automatic Inspection Device for Diagnostic Kits
•  Ranbaxy Laboratories Signs Drug Discovery Development Pact with Merck
•  IAVI and CHAVI Team Up on AIDS Vaccine Development
•  DxTech and Nicholas Piramal signs Product Development and Licensing Agreement for Point-of-care Diagnostic Testing System
•  Sanofi-Aventis Launches SoloSTAR Insulin Pen in India
•  Strategic Alliance between Ranbaxy and Orchid
•  Piramal Diagnostics Introduces Asia's First High-definition PET/CT Scanner
•  Ocimum Biosolutions Launches Genowiz 4.0
•  BIOVET Launches Asia's First and World's Second BSL-4 Manufacturing Facility in India
•  Intas Plans Filgrastim launch in North America, Europe
•  Taisho and Chugai enter Co-Development and Co-Marketing Agreement for Activated Vitamin D Derivative, ED-71
•  Astellas and CoMentis Sign Agreement to Collaborate on the Research, Development and Commercialization of Beta-Secretase Inhibitors
•  New Hope for Burn Victims
•  Agendia and Agilent Technologies Announce Plans to Jointly Develop New Diagnostic Tests, Extend Supply Agreement
•  First CCD 2D Gel Imaging System Installed at Singapore's New SMART Centre will Help Accelerate Pace of Infectious Disease Research in Southeast Asia

Product News
•  Siemens Presents a World's First with Novel Hearing Instrument Design
•  Extreme's Lab-on-a-chip Developed at IBN

Research and Findings
•  Pfizer and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Support the Future of Cancer Research in Australia

General News
•  Asia Poised as the Next Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Powerhouse of the World
•  Scientists Form International Cancer Genome Consortium
•  12th SCBA International Symposium Comes to Taipei in 2009

Commentary and Analysis
•  Testing 1, 2, 3 by Clayton Péquignot One of the top challenges in combating the avian flu is in developing a suitable test kit.

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