CSIRO (Denis & Oscar)

Bioinformatics from patient recruitment, disease modeling to preventive healthcare

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The Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has advanced Australia with a range of inventions and innovations that have had a significant positive impact on the lives of people around the world. Among the various units in CSIRO, the Health and Biosecurity business unit is committed to advancing public health and protecting biosecurity by improving the safety, quality and …

top 8 immunotherapy companies

CStone, OBI, Tessa Therapeutics & more join other immunotherapy leaders at Phar-East 2018

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In case you missed our email last week, we shared 8 fantastic immunotherapy experts confirmed to speak at Phar-East 2018, Singapore, taking place 28th February to 2nd March. Speaking on their latest work, these distinguished speakers from Asia pharma industry will share their experience, lessons learnt and future plans. First of all, we have Frank Jiang, CEO and founder of CStone. Recently …

Frank Jiang, Founder and CEO speaking at Phar-East 2018, Singapore, 28February-2 March 2018

5 minutes with Frank Jiang, founder of CStone, a Chinese immunotherapy biotech company

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Immunotherapy advancement is a global trend, but it’s also greatly impacting the future of pharma in Asia. To prepare for this week’s feature, we interviewed Dr Frank Jiang, CEO and founder of CStone, a Chinese biotech company focused on addressing the most important patient needs in China and beyond. With immuno-oncology as CStone’s core therapeutic focus, the company strives to lead Chinese …

Yuliana Indriati, President Director of PT Kalbe Genexine Biologics is speaking at Phar-East 2018

PT Kalbe Genexine Biologics on Indonesia biologics landscape

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As you know, PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (“Kalbe”) was established in 1966 and headquartered in Jakarta. It is the largest, publicly listed pharmaceuticals company in Southeast Asia with over US$6 billion in market capitalization and revenues of over IDR 7 trillion (2016). Partnering with Genexine, Inc (KOSDAQ, 095700), another listed company of 20 years history, specialising in clinical stage biotechnology with a focus on …

PGT speaking at Phar-East 2018, Singapore

Biotech Highlight: Pacific Gene Tech (PGT)

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Pacific Gene Tech (PGT) is an Asian vaccine company developing and commercialising first and/or best-in-class vaccines for areas of high unmet or under-served needs in food safety and livestock animal health. While working on livestock diseases, they discovered that one of their proprietary platforms has broad cross-protection for both human and livestock industries. Led by an experienced management team and advised …

Malini Raj, Australian Pituitary Foundation and World Alliance of Pituitary Organisations

Empowered patients’ roles in drug development

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Patients are the focus of the healthcare ecosystem. More than ever before, in this digital age, patients are empowered with knowledge of available treatments, as well as the shorter reach to get their voice to providers and regulators. At Phar-East 2018, we bring together the entire JAPAC pharma ecosystem to discuss the most important trends impacting the healthcare& pharma industry …

5 Questions with Nusrat Jahan Sanghamitra

Cyca Oncosolutions- An India oncology drug delivery biotech company

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Bioentrepreneurship is not an easy path to take, especially in developing countries such as India with limited public financial support. Best described as a scientist, entrepreneur and motivator, Nusrat Jahan Sanghamitra, founder of Cyca OncoSolutions is committed to make a difference in people’s lives by her scientific and personal endeavors. Starting as a researcher with a mission ‘to find a better anticancer …

Caroline Mathen, CEO & Co-Founder, OCT Therapies and Research Pvt Ltd, India

Highlight: OCT Therapies, an early stage stem cell therapy biotech in India

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You probably already know that we have a line up of near 20 early stage biotech speakers joining us at the 15th Biopharma India happening in Grand Hyatt Mumbai this 19-20 September. In this week’s update, we feature OCT Therapies, an exciting company working on stem cell therapies, to give you a preview before their presentation at the conference. Caroline Mathen, CEO and …

Prof Pradip Sinha, Co-Founder of InvivoD Solutions and Professor at IIT Kanpur will speak at the 15th Biopharma India conference in Mumbai on 19-20 September 2017.

From Idea to Commercialisation: 10 minutes with Pradip Sinha

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University is a great source of innovation with huge potential to commercialise ideas to feasible products. To bring you true innovators at the 15th BioPharma India conference this 19-20 September, we reviewed all possible early stage biotech companies in India, including spinoff from India’s most reputable academic institutions and incubation centers. One of the shortlisted companies is InvivoD Solutions, a spin off …

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Gene therapy in India: Meet Viravecs, an early stage biotech

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Immuno-oncology in preventive healthcare may be a popular trend right now but it is not just big pharma’s game. We observed several interesting start ups in Asia working on finding the solution to cancer, including Viravecs from India tackling the problem from the genetics angle. We spoke with Rohan Kamat, Co-founder of Viravecs who is confirmed to speak at the …