Hilleman Labs’ Rotavirus Vaccine successfully completes clinical trials

2017-10-13 09:04:40

Hilleman Laboratories has successfully completed Phase I/II clinical trial of its oral vaccine against the Rotavirus diseaseBy Team ABLEHilleman Laboratories, a joint-venture between Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) and the Wellcome Trust, has announced the successful completion of Phase I/II clinical trial of its oral vaccine against the Rotavirus disease. The study was conducted in partnership with

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Minister Abdul Ghani Kohli inaugurates conference on ‘Biotechnology and Bioinformatics’ at Jammu

2017-10-13 09:02:04

The event is hosted at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences of Jammu (SKUAST-J), at Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry.By Team ABLEOn October 12, 2017, the Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli, inaugurated the two-day international conference of the Society for Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences on ‘Recent Trends in Bioinfor

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C-CAMP to host Bio-Entrepreneurship Boot Camp in Bangalore on November 6-8, 2017

2017-10-13 06:08:45

BREC invites applications from founders of start-ups for three-day boot camp in BangaloreBy Team ABLEBIRAC REGIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTRE (BREC) at C-CAMP will organize a three-day boot camp for start-ups on November 6-8, 2017. Called the National Bio-Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, this is a structured program to develop and enhance business, finance and management capabilities for founders and co-

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ICMR releases Strategic Plan and Vision 2030

2017-10-12 10:23:45

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has released its ‘Strategic Plan and Vision 2030’ which outlines the body’s agenda to deal with health challenges in the country.By Team ABLEThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has released its ‘Strategic Plan and Vision 2030’ which outlines the body’s agenda to deal with health challenges in the country.The agenda is based on key

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NIH reports success from large Ebola vaccines clinical trial in West Africa

2017-10-12 10:22:34

Results from the clinical trial in Liberia show that two candidate-Ebola vaccines pose no major safety concerns and can elicit immune responses by one month after initial vaccinationBy Team ABLEResults from a large randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial in Liberia show that two candidate Ebola vaccines pose no major safety concerns and can elicit immune responses by one month after initial

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LifeCell inherits Cryo-Save India’s preserved umbilical cord stem cell samples

2017-10-12 10:20:15

The cryopreserved stem cells currently under the care of Cryo-Save would be transported to LifeCell’s preservation facility at Chennai.By Team ABLEChennai-headquartered umbilical cord stem cell bank LifeCell has recently announced signing of a formal agreement with Cryo-Save India (Cryo-Save) for formal transfer of all of its 18,000 cryopreserved umbilical cord units and corresponding customer a

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Merck picks 9.9% stake in KalVista Pharmaceuticals

2017-10-12 10:19:24

KalVista has granted to Merck certain rights including an option to acquire the company’s investigational intravitreal (IVT) injection candidate for treatment of diabetic macular edemaBy Team ABLEClinical stage pharmaceutical company KalVista Pharmaceuticals has entered into a collaboration agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, through a subsidiary, for KVD001,

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Biocon-Mylan co-developed Pegfilgrastim gets US FDA CRL

2017-10-11 06:34:08

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) for Mylan’s Biologics License Application (BLA) for MYL-1401HBy Team ABLEThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) for Mylan’s Biologics License Application (BLA) for MYL-1401H, a proposed biosimilar pegfilgrastim. This product is a part of the biosimilars portfolio being d

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Dr. Soumya Swaminathan inaugurates IIT-M Biotechnology Department’s new block

2017-10-10 13:43:46

The new building is expected to fulfil requirements for additional laboratory space and will house the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability, National Cancer Tissue Biobank and the Animal HouseBy Team ABLEThe Indian Institute of Technology Madras’ Biotechnology Department has got its new state-of-the-art research facilities with the inauguration of a new Block on October 9, 2017.The Block-2 of B

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan releases book titled ‘Bridging the Communication Gap in Science & Technology’

2017-10-10 13:41:48

Dr Harsh Vardhan released the book at the CSIR auditorium and spoke about the current status of science communication in India.By Team ABLE“An effective communication strategy is very important to take science to the masses,” said Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan while releasing the book ‘Bridging the Commu

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