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Vol 16, No 2, February 2012 - Antibiotics
Contents

EDITORIAL

BioBoard

Australia
•  Deadly Mosquito Virus on Rise in Australia
•  Hope for Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis
•  Malaria Decloaked
•  Eye Contact Helps Detect Autism
•  Simple Hair Test to Find Breast Cancer

China
•  Fatal Bird Flu Can't Spread Between Humans
•  China to Monitor Radiation in Water Around N-Plants
•  China Approves World's First Hepatitis E Vaccine
•  China Scientists Given US Award for Cancer Breakthrough

India
•  Molecular Pathology Boon for Prenatal Diagnosis
• 
Tulsi May Help Treat Adverse Effects of Radiation: DRDO Scientists

New Zealand
•  New Corn Hybrid Could Benefit NZ Growers

Singapore
•  Derivatives from a Common Edible Southeast Asian Fruit, Mangosteen, are being Examined as Potential New Antibiotics

Other Regions
•  New Lung Cancer Test Predicts Survival

Other Regions
•  Study Confirms Groundbreaking Advance in Stem Cells
•  Brain 'Hears' from Different Location than Earlier Thought

Feature
•  A Crisis in the Development of Antibiotics
•  Bacterial Culture and Anti-microbial Susceptibility Testing - their Use in Guiding Therapy
•  Epidemiology and Impact of Multi-Drug Resistant Gram Negative Infections in Critically Ill Patients in Asia
•  Antibiotics and Resistance in Ocular Infections Indian Perspective

Review
•  Opening Minds: The Use of Technology to Provide a Personalised Population-based Mental Health Programme
•  Future Perspectives for Influenza Prevention - A Global Paradox

Inside Industry
•  Circadian Commences First Phase 1 Clinical Trial of VEGF-C Antibody VGX-100 in Cancer Patients
•  Life Technologies Partners With DaAn Gene to Develop and Commercialize Molecular Diagnostic Assays in China
•  Brain Cancer Patient Receives First TrueBeam STx Treatment in Asia at BGS Global Hospitals in Bangalore
•  Lancaster Laboratories and BioAzure Enter Partnership
•  NovAliX Enters into Multi-Target Integrated Drug Discovery Collaboration with Teijin Pharma
•  Otsuka Pharmaceutical and UCB Focus Collaboration in the Area of Central Nervous System (CNS) Disorders
•  BIOTRONIK Opens New Asia Pacific Headquarters in Singapore
•  A*STAR, GE Global Research Join Forces to Develop Integrated Advanced Medical Imaging Technologies for Improved Clinical Diagnosis
•  Alpha to Build $50m Plant in Thailand

Research and Findings
•  Researchers to Grow Smooth Muscle Cells from Patient Skin Cells
•  Singapore Scientists Identify Lung Cancer Stem Cells and New Drug Targets
•  T-rays Technology Could Help Develop Star Trek-Style Hand-held Medical Scanners
•  Human Brain Cells Created from Skin Samples

Conference Calendar

EDITORS' CHOICE  

Credits to: American Chemical Society
COLUMNS  

APBN Editorial Calendar 2015
Trends and Predictions for 2015 Robotics in Healthcare Nutrition Universal Health Coverage
Start-Up Biotech Companies Preventative and Translational Medicine Biofuels ASEAN Economic Community and Asia's Life Sciences Industry
Big Data: Healthcare and Drug Development Antibody Engineering in Japan Christmas Edition
APBN Editorial Calendar 2016
Korea's Biotechnology Industry Nutrition and Allergies: Are we, Too Clean? Medical Devices and Technology: Innovation that leaves an Inspiration Tobacco Smoking: The 'Real' Cost of One Cigarette
Life-Saving Opportunities: A Guide to Regenerative Medicine Occupational Health Water Technology Olympics: Evolution of Sports
Respiratory: Seasonal flu viruses
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