The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT): Deep technology in patient monitoring, electronic disease surveillance and beyond

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The pharma industry, like all others, can’t escape the impact of disruptive technologies. With the increasing popularity of connecting daily operations to the cloud, IoT is a powerful tool to improve operational efficiency. One way it can do this is to provide real time patient monitoring data. With the help of data analytics, huge amounts of data can be processed …

Educated Guesses, Lofty Aspirations & Hard Realities: CellResearch Corp’s Ivor Lim on succeeding as a biotech in Asia

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The transition from bench research to bedside application seems very straightforward at first glance, but it is not until the first steps are taken that one realises the numerous hurdles that must be overcome in order to achieve this. At Phar-East 2018, we bring successful bio entrepreneurs, pharma executives, top investors and more together from across Asia to share their …

Meeting Amwise – a Singapore biotech start up on cancer precision medicine and medical AI

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In this write up, we feature Sean Huang, Founder of Amwise. This biotech start up is a leading brand in precision medicine to serve the well being of Asia cancer patients. The patented examination technology of Amwise is developed based on Asian genes and can identify the risk of tumor recurrence or metastasis, assisting doctors with second opinions. Amwise aims to …

Case study: Areteon, Singaporean company working to solve the global AMR problem

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Drug-resistant microbial is one of the hottest topics of the 21st century. With the potential to cause nearly $100 trillion in damage to the world’s health and economy, the issue of infections untreatable by modern antibiotics is one that leaves many concerned and looking for solutions. But did you know a Singapore-based biotech company is part of effort to prevent …

Interviewing ASLAN, a leading Singapore biotech

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If you have been keeping a lookout for promising biotech companies in Asia to invest in, then you have probably heard about ASLAN, a Singapore based biotech company founded in 2010.  Dr Carl Firth, the CEO and founder and his team has worked tirelessly to build innovative therapeutic products focusing on treating patients in Asia, as well as several rare …

Keynote speakers announced at BioPharma Asia Convention, Singapore

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In case you have missed it, the BioPharma Asia 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting event this 21-23 March in Singapore. With over 140 speakers, more than 600 delegates and approximately 1500 attendees already confirmed, we are proud to share with you some of the prominent key speakers who will be joining us in 2 weeks’ time. The future …

Interview with Dr Alex Matter, CEO Of Experimental Therapeutics Center A*STAR and an oncology expert

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Dr Alex Matter is no stranger oncology experts. Formerly the Global Head of Oncology Research at Novartis, he also played an important role in the success of several anticancer drugs, including Gleevec/Glivec® and more recently, Tasigna® and several other anticancer drugs as well as one HIV protease inhibitor (Reyataz®) that is marketed by another company. Ahead of Dr Matter joining us …