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  • 18
    Apr

    MOH awards $60m to 3 research projects

    The Straits Times by ILYDA CHUA

    The Health Ministry has awarded $60 million to three new research projects in the health and biomedical fields. In addition, close to $1.8 million has been set aside for a new award recognising medical innovation among clinicians. The pilot Clinician… More

  • 08
    Mar

    Temasek unit pares stakes in S Korean pharma firms for as much as S$1.36b

    The Business Times by ANN WILLIAMS

    Singapore TEMASEK Holdings' unit Ion Investments on Wednesday said it is paring its stakes in two South Korean pharmaceutical companies but will remain a substantial shareholder in both. Earlier on Tuesday, IFR reported that Ion is selling part of its… More

  • 08
    Mar

    New molecule kills drug-resistant bacteria

    The Straits Times

    An international research team has developed a synthetic molecule that can kill five deadly types of multidrug-resistant bacteria with limited side effects, if any. The hope is that the new material could be developed into a drug to treat patients with… More

  • 01
    Mar

    New drug a boost for blood cancer patients

    The Straits Times by CHERYL TEE

    A drug which aims to increase the length of time myeloma patients can spend without the disease getting worse has been approved by the Health Sciences Authority. Myeloma is an almost incurable blood cancer in the bone marrow or soft tissue. Symptoms… More

  • 05
    Feb

    EDB arm joins $661m funding round for biotech company

    The Straits Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    EDBI, the investment arm of the Economic Development Board, has joined a group of investors in a US$500 million (S$661 million) funding round for Moderna Therapeutics. This gives it a valuation of around US$7 billion and makes it one of the biggest… More