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GE Healthcare Partners With China’s BGI For Stem Cell Drug Discovery

July 5, 2012

CHINA – GE Healthcare and BGI announced a pioneering multi-year research collaboration in stem cell science. The objective of the collaboration is to help advance the potential global utility of stem cell-derived assays for use in drug discovery and toxicity testing by exploring the underlying genetic variation between ethnically diverse human stem cell lines. The collaboration […]

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Korea and Australia ink pact on food allergy research

May 29, 2012

AUSTRALIA – To help minimise the adverse health effects of allergens in milk and other food products, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) School of Chemical Engineering and Korea’s National Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) have signed an agreement to explore the potential benefits of this and other innovative food safety technologies. The food […]

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Alcohol consumption and obesity higher in rural Australia, says research

May 29, 2012

AUSTRALIA – A nationwide study has found that people living in rural Australia are more likely to consume alcohol and be overweight and obese. The Roy Morgan State of the Nation Report 11, which includes a focus on rural Australia, surveyed 10,987 Australians living in cities and 8,049 living in country areas during the 12 […]

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Tsinghua University partners with Bayer HealthCare Partner for Drug Research

May 4, 2012

CHINA – Bayer HealthCare and Tsinghua University in Beijing, China has signed a new strategic aggreement to collaborate in the area of biomedical sciences. This three-year joint research partnership relates to the Bayer-Tsinghua Joint Research Center for Innovative Drug Discovery (BTC). “The decision to further develop this successful research collaboration underlines Bayer’s commitment to China […]

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