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Vol 15, No 12, December 2012 - Korea Biotech



•  Four Anti-cancer Compounds Discovered
•  New Cell Type Boosts Immunity to Infection
•  Brain Malfunction Could Cause Restless Legs
•  New Treatment to Heal Spinal Injuries
•  Possible Breakthrough in Parkinson's

•  Chinese Medicine Could Double Chances of Conceiving Child
•  China to Build ADR Monitoring System
•  Brown Rice Could Make Blood Protein
•  Chinese Herbal Cures Linked to Cancer
•  Chinese Researchers Tap GPU Supercomputer for World's First Simulation of Complete H1N1 Virus
•  Chinese Scientists Discover Key Protein to More Efficiently Produce Stem Cells
•  Chinese Scientists Identify Novel Schizophrenia Susceptibility Gene

•  AIIMS Director Calls for Strengthening Rural Healthcare

•  Hair Growth Research with Nanoemulsions Receives Award in Korea

•  New Pill for Advanced Lung Cancer Patients
•  Breakthrough by IBN and IBM Named Top 10 World Changing Ideas by Scientific American
•  EpiGen Announces Collaboration with Nestlé

•  Using Fluidized Bed Reactor for Phenolic Wasterwater Treatment

Other Regions
•  First Artificial Windpipe Graft a Success
•  Stem Cells Fix Broken Heart

•  Biorefinery Research in Korea
•  Genomics and Bioinformatics in Korea
•  Current State of Biomass Technology (BmT) Research in South Korea: Advanced Biomass R&D Center (ABC)
•  Medicinal Bioconvergence Research Center: Innovation of Drug Discovery through Novel Target Discovery and Convergence Technology

•  Brisk Business Accomplishments Observed at AnaLabAsia2011, Controls, Instrumentation and Automation 2011 and EnviroAsia 2011
•  BioAsia to take a New Avatar in 2012 as a Lifesciences Advocacy and Global Networking Platform

Inside Industry
•  AtCor Signs US$0.9 Million Pharmaceutical Contract
•  Corning Opens Life Sciences Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in China
•  Roche NimbleGen and BGI Develop Advanced MHC Region Capture Technology
•  GVK Biosciences Partners with PROOF Centre of Excellence
•  Stemade Biotech Unveils Dental Stem Cell Banking in Chandigarh
•  Israeli Firm to Hold Schizophrenia Clinical Trial in India
•  Quintiles and Prodia Partner to Provide Central Lab Testing Solution in Indonesia
•  Medtronic Begins Transcatheter Aortic Valve Trial in Japan
•  Intellect Neurosciences Obtains Two New Patents in Japan for Alzheimer's Immunotherapy Programs
•  ASLAN Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Myers Squibb Enter Innovative Oncology Partnership

Research and Findings
•  Singapore Scientists Lead Human Embryonic Stem Cell Study to Advance Regenerative Medicine Research
•  Singapore Scientists Discover Genetic Link in Kawasaki Disease
•  Stem Cells Engineered to Kill Cancer

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