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He fights for cancer patients

DR IAIN Tan wears two rather big hats: He is both a research scientist and a medical doctor. But he sees his work as a perfect marriage between technology and medicine, and as being highly complementary. "There is so much progress in science and technology that we can use in medicine to help patients," said the 35-year-old about his motivation. Based at the National Cancer Centre Singapore as a...


Micro-organisms in your pills up next: scientist

[SINGAPORE] The hottest thing in the already-hot biotechnology sector are tiny bugs, so investors should pay attention to the commercialisation of health supplements containing micro-organisms, an American biotech entrepreneur has said. Stephen Turner, who founded Nasdaq-listed gene sequencing equipment maker Pacific Biosciences, said discoveries are coming thick and fast on the microbiome, that...


A*Star to woo more Korean SMEs to S'pore

THE Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) is looking to woo more Korean biomedical start-ups and SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) into coming here, having already drawn the giants here in the last several years. This was revealed at the opening of the Khidi (Korea Health Industry Development Institute)-A*Star Medtech Development Centre yesterday, which follows an agreement...


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Thailand LAB 2014, Thailand’s 4th International Trade Exhibition and Conference on Laboratory, Scientific Equipment and Technology, steps into the largest trade show in analytical laboratory equipment and technology in ASEAN targeting trade buyers in South East Asia and CLMV in particular. The special themes include LIFE Sciences Asia, LAB Safety Asia, and LAB Chem Asia.
 

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BioPharma Asia Convention 2015

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