Novartis to divest the Sandoz US dermatology business, generic US oral solids portfolio to Aurobindo

2018-09-07 07:33:59

Novartis has decided to focus on Sandoz division in US on higher growth areas and to sell selected portions of the Sandoz US portfolio to Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.By Team ABLEGlobal pharma major, Novartis has announced that it has agreed to sell selected portions of its Sandoz US portfolio, specifically the Sandoz US dermatology business and generic US oral solids portfolio, to Aurobindo Pharma US

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Ministry of Health calls for suggestions on renaming CDSCO

2018-09-07 07:33:00

The Union Health Ministry has invited suggestions for renaming India’s Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) in line with its expanded roles.By Team ABLEThe Union Health Ministry has invited suggestions for renaming India’s Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) in line with its expanded roles.In a public notice issued on September 6th, the Central Drugs Standard Con

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Effective TB, HIV, malaria vaccines missing from pipeline: Duke researchers’revelation

2018-09-06 09:31:59

Many of the vaccines critically needed to fight some of the world's most prevalent infectious diseases are not likely to be developed, a new analysis of current candidates in the research and development pipeline has found.By Team ABLEIn a study led by Duke University\'s Center for Policy Impact in Global Health, 538 candidate products were analyzed for 35 neglected diseases to estimate the costs

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Dr Pooman Khetrapal Singh re-nominated for second term as WHO Regional Director position

2018-09-06 09:30:21

Dr Singh is the first woman to have been elected to the position of Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia Region after an illustrious career in the Indian civil service, World Bank and WHO.By Team ABLEIndia has decided to retain the top WHO position in South-East Asia Region with Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, unanimously re-elected as Regional Director, for another five-year term beginning Febru

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AP MedTech Zone to host 4th WHO Global Medical Device Forum

2018-09-05 09:57:32

The Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone Limited (AMTZ) will host the 4th WHO Global Medical Device Forum at its campus in Visakhapatnam from December 13th.By Team ABLEThe Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone Limited (AMTZ) has announced that it would host the 4th WHO Global Medical Device Forum at its campus in Visakhapatnam from December 13th  to 15th, 2018, which is considered as the most esteemed global co

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BIO to hold its Annual BIO Investor Forumon October 17thin San Francisco

2018-09-05 09:36:12

Held annually for the past 16 years, the event focuses on investment trends for early-stage biotechnology companies and attracts investors, business development executives and other stakeholders within the sector.By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization(BIO) has unveiled the program for its upcoming BIO Investor Forum to be held October 17-18 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Fra

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State of Uttar Pradesh includes Rotavirus vaccine intoroutine immunization program

2018-09-05 09:35:20

The Uttar Pradesh Government, on September 4th, has announced that it has successfully inducted rotavirus vaccine in the routine immunization program to protect 57 lakh children in the state from diarrhea.By Team ABLEThe Uttar Pradesh Government, on September 4th, has announced that it has successfully inducted rotavirus vaccine in the routine immunization program to protect 57 lakh children in th

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Inovio and Korea’s GeneOne Life Science initiate clinical trials for Hepatitis C vaccine

2018-09-05 09:34:25

While new therapies have made hepatitis C a curable infection, no preventive vaccine has ever been approvedBy Team ABLENASDAQ-listed Inovio Pharmaceuticals and Korea’s GeneOne Life Science have dosed the first patient in a Phase I study designed to evaluate a preventive vaccine against hepatitis C infection. Recruitment has already begun in South Korea, where GeneOne is responsible for conductin

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Institute of Life Sciences’ scientists discover drug target for neurodegenerative diseases and cancer

2018-09-05 09:33:30

The scientists have discovered a protein named TRIM16 that governs the cell stress machineries to safely dispose the protein aggregates which could otherwise be cytotoxic. By Team ABLEScientists at the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneshwar, led by Dr. Santosh Chuahan, have discovered mechanisms by which the protein aggregates are formed and degraded. They found that a protein named T

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EuropaBio appoints Joanna Dupont-Inglis as its new Secretary General

2018-09-04 07:25:21

EuropaBio has appointed Joanna Dupont-Inglis as its new Secretary General. In addition, the association has appointed Bernard Grimm as Healthcare Director and Agnes Borg as Industrial Biotech Director.By Team ABLEIn an announcement released on September 3rd, EuropaBio has confirmed the appointment of Joanna Dupont-Inglis as its new Secretary General. In addition, the association has confirmed the

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