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Vol 24, No. 10, October 2020
Singapore General Hospital and Phillips Leverage on Digital Technologies to Enhance Patient Care

Digital and Computational Pathology Center of Excellence established through a collaboration with Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Phillips Singapore.

MicroRNA Signatures Identified may Support Early Identification and Diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension

Collaborative study between MiRXES Pte Ltd and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd reveals microRNA (miRNA) biomarker signatures have the potential to develop into early identification and diagnosis of early stage pulmonary hypertension (PH).

Biofourmis Closes Series C Funding Round Led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

Announced in early September 2020, Biofourmis closes US$100 million Series C financing led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, with participation by existing investors Openspace Ventures, MassMutual Ventures, Sequoia Capital and EDBI.

KK Women's and Children's Hospital Delivers Safer Orthopaedic Care and Surgeries for Paediatric Patients

Singapore's largest tertiary referral centre for Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Neonatology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) provides radiation-free intraoperative spinal procedures.

Denodo Provides Data Virtualization to Consolidate COVID-19 Data

Coronavirus Data Portal developed by Denodo provides open-source, collaborative, and combined COVID-19 pandemic data in a bid to find solutions against the novel disease.

Joint Efforts to Accelerate Development of Targeted Cancer Therapies

AUM Biosciences together with A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) establish a new joint lab in Singapore, focussing on drug development and immune-monitoring of novel oncology drugs.

Team of Clinicians Develop Automated Method for COVID-19 Swabbing

Clinicians from the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and Singapore General Hospital (SGH) partnered with Biobot Surgical Pte Ltd, to develop a robot to automate nasal swabbing for COVID-19 testing.

Novo Nordisk Launches New Treatment for Diabetes in Singapore

New innovation by Novo Nordisk combines two distinct insulin analogues, insulin degludec and insulin aspart in the ratio of 70 percent and 30 percent, that maintains stable control of glucose levels in diabetic patients.

Healthcare Start-Up Continues to Expand within Asia

Digital health and fitness start-up, HealthifyMe, looks to expand across Asia, as user base grows.

Dedicated Web Series Created to Shed Light on Global Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Community

The web series debuted on 15 September 2020, called "Future Now" explored the game-changing solutions and innovations that can lend a hand to building a better future in medical care.

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