India, US outline combined goals at S&T Dialogue

2016-10-04 19:08:18

At the India-US S&T Joint Commission Meeting, Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan exchanged views on how to strengthen the scientific cooperation between the two countries. By Team ABLEAt the India-US S&T Joint Commission Meeting held at the White House, in the United States of America, Minister for Science and Technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan co-chaired the meeting along with US counterpart John H

Read more

India, Russia call proposals for joint research on basic science

2016-10-04 19:05:58

DST, RFBR have invited Indian and Russian scientists/researchers to submit proposals for Joint Research Project in basic sciencesBy Team ABLEThe Department of Science & Technology (DST) and Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) concluded an MoU for funding of Joint Research Proposals in India and Russia in the areas of Basic Science. Under this MoU, each project will receive annual

Read more

IIT Madras invites applications for PhD and MS Research Programs

2016-10-04 19:03:55

IITM seeks applications for its PhD and MS Research programs for January-May 2017. By Team ABLEThe Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), Chennai is inviting applications for its PhD and MS Research programs for January-May 2017, under regular full-time [with/without Half-time Teaching Research Assistantship (HTRA)] and part-time/external programs at IIT the Institute.Selection w

Read more

Ambati Venu appointed as Managing Director of Abbott India

2016-10-04 19:01:26

Ambati Venu replaces Rehan Khan as the new Managing Director of Abbott India. By Team ABLEAmbati Venu has been appointed as managing director of Abbott India. In his earlier role, Venu held the position as Asia Vice President of GSK Consumer Healthcare where he handled the Middle East & North Africa business. Venu will be based out of Mumbai and will report to Bhasker Iyer, Vice President

Read more

Transgenomic appoints Biotron Healthcare for cancer genomic testing

2016-10-04 18:55:55

Transgenomic has signed Biotron Healthcare as a distributor for its multiplexed ICE COLD-PCR-Based Kits that enable DNA mutation detection in cancer patientsBy Team ABLENASDAQ-listed Transgenomic has signed agreements with two additional distributors in India and China for its ICEme Mutation Enrichment Kits for cancer genomic testing. The kits incorporate Transgenomic’s Multiplexed ICE COLD-PCR

Read more

GE Healthcare launches first healthcare accelerator in India

2016-10-04 18:53:46

GE Healthcare and each startup, through the accelerator initiative, will focus on commercially scaling healthcare innovations for emerging economies. GE Healthcare is likely to take up the distribution of the startup product, or integration of the service into GE Healthcare’s Affordable Care Portfolio. By Team ABLEGE Healthcare, the $18 billion healthcare technology division of GE, has laun

Read more

Digital solutions-enabled cardiovascular disease screening in rural India proves effective

2016-10-04 18:46:58

A study conducted in 54 villages of Bhimavaram district in Andhra Pradesh over a period of 18 months involving 65,000 people reveals that technology has great potential in revolutionizing cardiac care in rural areas of India.By Team ABLEA new study by the George Institute for Global Health India has discovered that technology-enabled screening and assessment of cardiovascular risk of people in rur

Read more

NIH, DBT India collaborate on genetic screening of glaucoma

2016-09-30 14:07:39

Funded by the National Eye Institute, part of the NIH, and India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT), the researchers’ goal is to help develop effective screening, prevention, and treatment strategies for glaucoma. By Team ABLE Researchers from the US and India have begun a new collaborative project to identify genetic risk factors and traits related to glaucoma, a leading cause of b

Read more

Medtronic’s breakthrough insulin pump therapy (artificial pancreas) receives priority US FDA approval

2016-09-29 07:48:28

Medtronic has received U S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its MiniMed 670G system — the first Hybrid Closed Loop insulin delivery system approved anywhere in the world.

Read more

Hilleman Laboratories talks to India’s vaccine manufacturers for launching rotavirus vaccine

2016-09-29 07:47:34

Hilleman Laboratories intends to partner with domestic and global vaccine companies to manufacture and market its thermostable, or heat-resistant, rotavirus vaccine in India.

By Team ABLE


Read more