DBT announces call for applications for Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award 2018

2018-04-25 09:30:53

The award consists of financial support for a proposed project besides a fellowship of Rs. 75,000/- per month. By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology instituted the ‘Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award’ (IYBA) in the year 2005. This is an attractive, career oriented scheme to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desirous of pursuing research in fr

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Pulsus Expands Scientific Research and Publication Services to Europe inks deal with 25 Scientific and Healthcare societies

2018-04-25 09:28:24

Pulsus inks deal with 25 Scientific and Healthcare societiesBy Team ABLERealizing the great potentialities of the European countries including Germany, Spain, Netherlands, France and Portugal?,  the health informatics and healthcare services company , PULSUS, announced expansion of its scientific research and publication activities to Europe apart from the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Ameri

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Calcutta, initiates a new start-up incubation centre

2018-04-25 04:01:32

The start-up aims to enhance entrepreneurship in the east and north-east of IndiaBy Team ABLEThe Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) intends to start an incubation centre that will allow researchers to translate science into marketable products.RISE (Research Innovation and Scientific Entrepreneurship) Foundation at IISER, will be a no-profit no-loss company, the institute s

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Merck receives Patent for CRISPR technology in China

2018-04-25 04:00:26

CRISPR genome-editing technology, which allows the precise modification of chromosomes in living cells, is advancing treatment options for a variety of medical conditions.By Team ABLELeading science and technology company, Merck has been granted patent application for the company\'s CRISPR technology used in a genomic-integration method for eukaryotic cells.“Including China, we have received sev

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Malaria in Africa is developing resistance to drugs: Juntendo University Research findings

2018-04-23 09:18:05

Toshihiro Mita from the Juntendo University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues have reported in Emerging Infectious Diseases an extensive study on the emergence of drug-resistant malarial parasites in northern Uganda.By Team ABLEAnnual deaths from malaria are decreasing, but the disease is still a global health problem, with 216 million new cases estimated in 2016 alone. The emerge

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DCGI forms panel to probe into unethical human clinical trial in Jaipur

2018-04-23 09:16:45

According to a news feed published in PTI, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation has sent a three-member team to Jaipur to inquire into an alleged unethical human clinical trialBy Team ABLEAccording to a news feed published in PTI, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation has sent a three-member team to Jaipur to inquire into an alleged unethical human clinical trial conducted by

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GSK appoints Kevin Sin as new SVP and Head of Worldwide Business Development for R&D

2018-04-23 09:15:39

Critical role appointed as part of ongoing activities to strengthen and accelerate the Pharmaceuticals pipelineBy Team ABLEGlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) has appointed Kevin Sin as Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Business Development for Pharmaceuticals Research & Development. In this position, Kevin will play a critical role in strengthening GSK’s pharmaceutical pipeline and identify

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DBT, Cancer Research UK propose to launch a £10 mn bilateral research initiative on low cost cancer treatment methods

2018-04-23 09:13:38

India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Cancer Research UK propose to launch a £10 million bilateral research initiative which will focus on low cost approaches to cancer treatment.By Team ABLEAt the invitation of United Kingdom Prime Minister Ms. Theresa May, the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi visited the United Kingdom (UK) as a Guest of Government on 18 April 2018. The two

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DBT calls for proposals on Biotech-Krishi Innovation Science Application Network program

2018-04-23 09:11:19

The Biotech-KISAN is a farmer centric scheme launched by of the Department of Biotechnology, where scientists will work in sync with farmers to understand problems and find solutions.By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT) is currently seeking applications for its Biotech-Krishi Innovation Science Application Network (Biotech-KISAN) Scheme.The Biotech-KISAN is a Farmer centric scheme lau

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USFDA approves an experimental drug made from marijuana to treat seizures associated with two rare forms of epilepsy in children

2018-04-21 12:08:57

The Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) approved Epidiolex, the first plant-derived cannabidiol medicine for prescription use in the United States by a 13-0 vote.By Team ABLEGW Pharmaceuticals plc, a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary canna

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