ABLE and Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM), Japan, announce industry & research collaboration

2017-08-14 07:59:12

ABLE and FIRM to work together to advance regenerative medicine and cell & gene therapiesBy Team ABLEThe Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE) and Japan’s top industry body--Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM)--have signed an agreement to accelerate research on regenerative medicine.The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr. Manohar, CEO, Stempeutics Resear

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Union Minister J P Nadda urges all States to step up control of vector borne diseases

2017-08-14 07:11:04

At the meeting, Minister Nadda said that awareness is the key in controlling the vector borne diseases and no stone should be left unturned to reach out to the people. By Team ABLEWith the increasing rise in Dengue, Chikungunya and Malaria cases across many states in India, on August 10th, J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, held a high level meeting to review the activities f

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IIT-Madras incubated biomedical engineering startup Merkel Haptics bag million dollar order

2017-08-14 07:09:02

A start-up incubated at IIT-Madras Incubation Centre has bagged  a million-dollar order for the sale of its first two products.By Team ABLEMerkel Haptics, founded by Prof. M. Manivannan, Touch Lab Biomedical Engineering Group, Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT-Madras, has informed that the first sale of their two products will be for a sum of USD 1 million to a Singapore-based company whic

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Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste apprises on clinical trials of antibiotics on children

2017-08-09 09:58:19

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Faggan Singh Kulaste has apprised the Rajya Sabha on clinical trials of antibiotics on children under one year of age.By Team ABLEThe Central Licensing Authority i.e. Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given approval for conduct of various clinical trials of antibiotics on children under one year of age. During the last three years, such

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CDC invests $200 million to help US states respond to infectious disease threats; $77 million dedicated to combat antibiotic resistance

2017-08-09 09:57:06

US CDC is boosting its support for infectious disease tracking and prevention through a $200 million award to the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases cooperative agreement BY TEAM ABLEThe United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has announced in a press release, that it has awarded more than $200 million through the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capaci

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Indian Angel Network, BIRAC ink MoU to help finance & mentor biotech startups

2017-08-09 09:52:11

This partnership is expected to bring biotechnology startups closer to angel investors, who will benefit from investments as well as mentoring and global market access.By Team ABLEIndia’s most recognized angel investment group, the Indian Angel Network (IAN) has signed a MoU with Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC). This partnership is expected to bring biotechnology start

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Mylan’s anti-retrovial drug Avonza approved in India

2017-08-08 10:13:26

Avonza is a fixed-dose combinations recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an alternative first-line regimen for people treated for HIV/AIDS.By Team ABLEGlobal biopharmaceutical company Mylan Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, a subsidiary of NASDAQ-listed Mylan N.V., has received marketing authorization from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for its antiretroviral (ARV) dru

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Indian-American Dr Madhuri Hegde elected to ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine’s board

2017-08-08 10:12:23

Dr. Hegde has been elected to a 2-year renewable term starting immediately.By Team ABLEDr Madhuri Hegde, PhD, FACMG of PerkinElmer Inc. in Waltham, MA, has been elected to the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Board of Directors, the supporting educational foundation of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. The ACMG Foundation is a national nonprofit foundation dedi

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NSF International adds Pharma Biotech services to India office

2017-08-08 10:11:25

NSF International is now offering pharma biotech consulting and training services from its Gurugram, India office.By Team ABLEGlobal public health organization, NSF International is now offering pharma biotech consulting and training services from its Gurugram, India office. NSF has said in its press release that the addition of these consulting and technical services is a response to demands of I

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates India’s first National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute – Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (NABI-CIAB)

2017-08-07 10:34:39

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Government of India inaugurated the National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute – Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (NABI-CIAB) Campus on 6th August, 2017 By Team ABLEDr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences inaugurated the new Administrative and Research Buildi

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