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Vol 17, No 09, September 2013 - Cancer
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EDITORIAL

BioBoard

AUSTRALIA
•  Diabetes drug may reduce heart attack risk
•  E. coli jabs toxin into gut cells
•  Survival of wildlife species depends on its neighbor's genes

INDONESIA
•  Indonesia sets a carbon time-bomb

SINGAPORE
•  New 3D hair follicle model to accelerate cure for baldness
•  Patient, heal thyself: Solution to personalized treatment for chronic infections could lie In the patient's own blood
•  NTU and A*STAR scientists create super biomaterials from squids, mussels and sea snails 

UNITED STATES
•  Drug erases brain tumor in mice
•  To treat obesity, consider 100 trillion gut bugs
•  How having worms could ward off diabetes
•  Heartbeat protects medical implants from hackers
•  Team uncovers HIV's secret survival trick
•  TB genomes yield insights on drug resistance

AFRICA
•  Meningitis vaccine cuts cases by 94 per cent in Chad

LATIN AMERICA
•  Online guides help poor labs build their own equipment

EYE ON CHINA
•  Agilent Technologies recognized by Frost & Sullivan as 2013 Laboratory Analytical Instrumentation Company of the Year in China
•  Verisante Technology, Inc. announces study on nasopharnygeal cancer in China
•  ICON signs collaboration agreement with the Taiwan National Centre of Excellence for clinical trials and research
•  MicuRx completes $25 million Series B financing
•  Connecticut's CURE network welcomes HLK, its first Chinese member company
•  2013 BIO Convention in China to connect biotech industry to the world's 2nd largest biopharmaceutical market
•  Partner State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology opened at HKU
•  Amgen and ShanghaiTech University announce plans for Amgen China R&D center to open on ShanghaiTech campus
•  CANbridge Life Sciences enters into agreement with Azaya Therapeutics to develop ATI-1123 for lung cancer in China and North Asia

FEATURES
•  Nanject: Drug Delivery Cancer Cells Detection
•  Potential Thrills and Perils of Synthetic Biology
•  A Novel Technology to Protect from Airborne Viruses
•  Creating A New, Safer Generation of Hyaluronic Acid for Pharmaceutical Applications
•  The Benefits of Refractive Index Detection for UHPLC

PEOPLE WATCH
•  Commited To Asia

REVIEW
•  CMT's 2nd Palm Oil Africa Explores If Africa is Ready to Emerge as the Next Palm Oil Hub
•  CMT's 6th Algae World Asia Resumes in Bangkok This October to Showcase New Vistas

INSIDE INDUSTRY
•  Cochlear implant creator honoured with top US prize
•  Argentina extends its tech transfer ties with Africa
•  Latin American link-up aims for US$1 syphilis test
•  A*STAR, NSC, NTU collaborate to advance skin research
•  Agilent Technologies Thought Leader Award supports Institut Curie, Dr. Emmanuel Barillot's web-based tools for cancer and drug-safety research
•  Agilent Technologies and Temasek Polytechnic open analytical sciences laboratory

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NEWS CRUNCH  
news Johnson & Johnson Innovation announces winners of the Singapore QuickFire Challenge in collaboration with ETPL and SMART
news Singapore leads the world in progress toward the health Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
news HIMSS AsiaPac17 conference and exhibition returns to address Asia's health IT challenges
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APBN Editorial Calendar 2017
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:
No. 1 Killer — Heart Diseases
November:
Diseases threatening our Children
December:
Skin Diseases/Allergic Reactions
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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