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Vol. 6, No. 21, October 2002

Company News
•  Progen's Cancer Drug Trial Progresses
•  EpiTan to Expand into Dermatology Products
•  Progen Adds Drug to Development Pipeline
•  Cellestis Produces New TB Test
•  Chinese University to Produce Medical Cyclotrons with GE
•  China National Genome Center and Genetastix Start Joint Venture
•  Dr. Morepen Distributes Products in Bangladesh
•  Ranbaxy Hits OTC Market
•  USV to Produce Biotech Medicine for Foot Ulcers
•  Shionogi Launches Anti-allergic Product
•  Takara Bio Develops Glass Slide for DNA Microarray
•  Takeda and Biosense Collaborate to Distribute ELISA Kits
•  NEC Offers High-throughput Turnkey System for Homology Searches
•  SC BioSciences Establishes Business Partnership with Proteom
•  GenoProt Co.
•  MGenbio
•  Fonterra Puts NZ$60 Million into Biotech Venture
•  Tru-Test Acquires Brainz Instruments from Neuronz
•  Inhibitex in Research Collaboration with Singapore's BMTC
•  TaiGen in Collaboration with Italy's BioXell
•  TurboWorx Revolutionizes Asian Life Science Computing

Rules & Regulations
•  Two Gene GM Cotton Given OK in Australia
•  NZ Approves Foreign Genes in Cows
•  Taiwan Mulls Stem Cells as Public Assets Proposal
•  Biolaw 2002 Takes on Biotech's Legal Aspects

Research News
•  Australian Breakthrough on 3-D Structure of Cancer Cell Protein
•  Guidance Mechanism for Brain Stem Cells Discovered
•  Synthetic Elastin for Tissue Repair in Humans
•  Clue to Cause of Chronic Lung Disease Uncovered
•  New Insights into Cause of Stomach Cancer
•  Chinese Scientists Develop Salt-resistant Plants
•  ED Study Yields Good Results
•  CUHK Joins Drug Delivery Study for Posterior Uveitis
•  Japanese Researchers Achieve Gene Targeting in Rice
•  Device to Detect Tooth Decay in Advance
•  Japan to Study Whether Cloned Cows are Safe to Eat
•  Researchers Look for Clues to Slow Down Aging
•  Malaysian Institute Applies Genetic Engineering to Crops and Fruits
•  NZ Develops GM Potatoes
•  Breakthrough Technique in Eye Surgery
•  Researchers to Develop Biodegradable Heart Stent
•  Taiwan Scientists Discover Gastric Cancer Markers

General Information & Statistics
•  CSIRO Participates in Nipah and Hendra Virus Study
•  Antibiotics Search on Fly Surfaces
•  Shanghai Bioinformatics Tech Center in International Collaboration
•  Beijing Shares Rice Genome Sequence Knowledge
•  India and Australia Develop Enhanced Feed Supplement for Cattle
•  Malaysia Aims to be Biotechnology Hub
•  Malaysia Establishes Cord Blood Bank
•  Massey Opens New Functional Genomics Center
•  Transgenic Rice Variety Shows Good Agronomic Results
•  Dengue Fever on the Rise in Singapore
•  Gene Advisor to Singapore Wins Nobel Prize
•  Pioneering Stem Cell Researcher Receives National Science Award
•  Taiwan Rolls out Java-based Health Cards

Trends and Prospects
•  China's Rice Technology to Help Eradicate Global Famine
•  Protein Discovery Could Lead to New HIV Treatment
•  Life Sciences Investment by Asian Tigers to Boost Bio-IT Growth

Patent News
•  China Denies Producing Patent-violating AIDS Drugs

Calendar of Events
•  A comprehensive listing of upcoming biotechnology conferences in Asia-Pacific

news Highlights from the E&L China 2020 Conference
news Asia’s ageing population drives development of rehabilitation technologies targeting elderly disabilities
news Virtual Expo Connect to empower access for international pharma to the world’s largest pharma ingredients market
news WEIPU, AstraZeneca, Huadong Medicine, Saint-Gobain, Baxter, Wuxi AppTec, Henlius, Medtronic and more confirmed to speak at E&L China this December

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