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Vol 15, No 04, April 2011 - Ophthalmology


Hong Kong
•  HKU Identifies Early Target Cells of SARS

•  Silk Transistor Discovery

•  Dengue Vaccine Breakthrough in Land of Smiles

•  Laser Makes Cells 'Breathe In' H2O and Potentially Anti-Cancer Drugs
Other Regions
•  Hidden Cancer Cell Secrets under Mucus Barrier
•  Laser Technique Shines New Light on Drug Discovery
•  Japan Disaster Fuels Surge in Potassium Iodide Demand
•  Eating Oily Fish May Reduce Risk of Blindness
•  Contact Lens To Slow Myopia Progression in Children
•  New Technique Helps Men Become Fathers Post Chemotherapy

•  An Update: Uveitis in Children
•  SERI and the Asia-ARVO meeting-The only translational ophthalmology meeting in Asia
•  Interview with the Expert: Prof Wong Tien Yin

Product Update
•  RetCam: Indispensable Digital Imaging System

•  Serendipity in Science: Interview with Erling Norrby
•  Making the Case for Crowding
•  Conference on Biofuels: Leading Sustainability

Inside Industry
•  Biotech Crops Catch On in Brazil
•  China Biologic Products Appoints New Directors
•  Pfizer Research Unit Moves to China
•  First China to Acquire Shenzhen Ming He Tang
•  Novartis to Recover Growth in China
•  India Enthusiastic to Export Pharmas to China
•  Indian Pharma Wants Nigeria to Abolish Drug Inspection
•  Innovative Approach to Rare Disease Research by Max Neeman
•  SG Biofuels Expands into India
•  Karo Bio & Zydus Extend Research Collaboration
•  QPS Acquires Qualitix

Research and Findings
•  First Genome Map of Rare, TCM Herb
•  Gene Therapy Could Improve Parkinson’s Disease
•  Some Blind People ‘See’ With Ears
•  Egg Woos Sperm with Hormone
•  African Savanna Influenced Eye Evolution
•  Lethal Red Tape
•  World’s First Practical Artificial Leaf
•  Powerful Cell Motor Revealed in DNA Repair Complex
•  Walnuts Are Top for Heart-Healthy Antioxidants
•  Large Regional Changes in China, India Farmland Area Predicted

•  Asia ARVO 2011: In-sight into Ophthalmology
•  INTERPHEX Asia 2011: Your Definite Sourcing Market in Asia
•  ISPE Singapore Conference 2011

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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