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Vol 23, No. 08, August 2019
AUM Biosciences obtains global rights to novel targeted cancer therapy

Second major acquisition sets Singapore headquartered company on course to uniquely drive global therapeutic innovation from Asia.

Vitafoods Asia Conference to present top 5 APAC nutraceutical trends

The conference programme for Vitafoods Asia 2019 will cover 5 key themes shaping the Asia Pacific region and equip visitors with practical outcomes to help their businesses be more successful in the nutraceutical space.

Weight Loss Made Simple - MyDoc Launches Medically supervised LivingLite?, in Singapore and the region

Partnering with various pharmaceutical companies and healthcare providers, LivingLiteTM is part of MyDoc's suite of integrated chronic disease management programmes.

Taiwan boosts development of biomedical industry through memorandums promoting a next-generation biomedical research ecosystem

National Biotechnology Research Park (NBRP) signed 2 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on July 24, 2019 with Shonan Health Innovation Park (Shonan iPark) and AstraZeneca.

Mount Alvernia Hospital appoints ICON SOC to build new state-of-the-art integrated cancer centre

Planning of the $25 million facility has commenced, with services set to open for cancer patients in late 2020.

Healthy Hearts, Healthy Aging Asia Pacific report calls for specific policy actions and focus in managing cardiovascular disease

Bayer, in partnership with NUS Enterprise, launched the Healthy Hearts, Healthy Aging Asia Pacific Report to foster multi-stakeholder collaboration in embracing innovative therapies and technologies for long-term prevention of stroke, heart attacks and other serious cardiovascular events.

Anticancer agent Halaven approved for treatment of locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in China

Eisai, a Japanese pharmaceutical company, receives New Drug Approval for its in-house developed anticancer agent Halaven.

Advent Access receives CE Mark certificate for pioneering av-GuardianTM vascular access system

The av-GuardianTM is the world's first implant technology with the concept of establishing a "guardian guide-door" to facilitate dialysis needles to optimally access the dialysis vein without being in contact with the vein.

ACT Genomics opens third laboratory in Asia at Hong Kong Science Park

Strives to change the cancer treatment model in Hong Kong and ready to tap into tremendous opportunities in the Greater Bay Area.

GSK opens new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Singapore

Opening of the continuous manufacturing facilities and expansion of production building will boost capabilities to accelerate the supply of new breakthrough medicines to patients globally.

Taiwan Protein Project successfully enhances Taiwan's biotechnology R&D industry

Working with Personal Genomics, Inc., the Taiwan Protein Project helped to demonstrate the feasibility of a new method for next generation DNA sequencing.

S$6.4 million boost for NUHS to push Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Efficiency and Outcome

Singapore's largest AI showcase and conference in healthcare solutions organized by NUHS, NUS, and MIT. Featuring prototypes using machine learning algorithms to improve patient outcomes and drive productivity.

HKUST Researchers Co-Discover a Novel Function of an Enzyme Offering Insight into the Pathology of Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

A novel finding by the Hong Kong University of Science (HKUST) and Technology offers new insights into the pathology of Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia - a rare inherited disorder with symptoms of lower limb spasticity.

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2019
January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
April:
Career developments for researchers
May:
What's cracking — Antibodies in ostrich eggs
June:
Clinical trials — What's in a name?
July:
Traditional Chinese medicine in modern healthcare — Integrating both worlds
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