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Scientists from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s Genome Institute of Singapore have identified two new Epstein-Barr Virus viral variants associated with cancers, including nasopharyngeal carcinoma, gastric cancer, and several kinds of lymphomas.
Researchers from Singapore have designed the world’s first ‘molecular swing’ to transport electrolytes across cell membranes.
Scientists from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR), Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), together with scientists from Duke-NUS Medical School and A*STAR’s Bioinformatics Institute (BII), have mapped out the structures of four dengue and four Zika viruses.
USD$90 Million Initiative between A*Star, Aptorum Group and Aeneas Capital to Drive Healthcare Innovations
Aptorum Group Limited, Aeneas Capital Limited, and A*ccelerate Technologies Pte Ltd, the enterprise office of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, have signed a USD$90 million agreement to co-create local deep tech start-ups in the healthcare and life sciences sector.
The distinct roles of these immune cells opens the possibility of new treatments for human inflammatory diseases
Passing of Dr Sydney Brenner, Nobel Laureate, renowned pioneer in molecular biology, A*STAR Senior Fellow
It is with deep regret that the Agency for Science, Technology and Research announces the passing of Dr Sydney Brenner, Honorary Singapore Citizen, and A*STAR Senior Fellow, early this morning.
Lots of interesting biotech news from Asia, Europe and elsewhere was reported this week. From tapeworms to using a breathalyzer test in lung cancer diagnostics, the global biotech industry is exploding with ideas.
Could a drug used to treat tapeworms be effective at treating a type of cancer? Researchers in Singapore think they are on the right track in demonstrating just that.
Professor Jackie Y. Ying who heads A*STAR’s NanoBio Lab in Singapore has won the 2018 Turkish Academy of Sciences Academy Prize in Science and Engineering Sciences
Singapore scientists’ discovery could hold the key to novel treatments for the symptoms of mosquito-borne diseases
A*STAR Institute and Mayo Clinic Identify Key Protein to Convert Skin Cells into Other Types of C...
7/12/2018A*STAR’s Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology (IMCB) in Singapore, along with the Mayo Clinic, identified a key epigenetic protein called H3.3 that helps convert skin cells into other types of cells via cellular reprogramming.
A*STAR Release: New Study Links Genetic Diversity of Tumours With Resistance to Treatment in Asian Lung Cancer Patients
The study was published in the international journal Nature Communications.
A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) Release: New Algorithm Predicts Treatment Targets for Cancer Using 'Wisdom of the Crowd'
Singapore scientists develop intelligent system that sifts through massive genetic datasets to pinpoint targets for cancer treatment
IBN Executive Director Professor Jackie Y. Ying Elected Fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Inventors
Prof Ying is the first researcher based in Singapore to receive this recognition.
A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) :A Step Forward in Mending Damaged Lungs Using Stem Cells
New research has discovered a means to partially repair damaged lungs.
A*STAR IME's New Multi-Chip Fan-Out Wafer Level Packaging Development Line to Drive Innovation and Growth in Semiconductor Industry
The IoT is set to become the next growth driver for the semiconductor industry, as demand for internet-connected devices continues to soar.
Singaporean researchers have made significant inroads in the study of Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) editing.
A*STAR Release: Gene Mutation Discovered To Cause Severe Growth Retardation In Newly Discovered Disease