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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Germfree launches a new flexible platform bioGO to accelerate biotech innovation

2018-04-21 11:11:52

The company has created this bioGO in response to limited and rigid infrastructure options for launching biopharmaceutical projects. By Team ABLEUS-based Germfree has released bioGO this week at INTERPHEX. The biomanufacturing platform represents a completely new approach to quick and flexible production space. The company has created this bioGO in response to limited and rigid infrastructure opti

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WuXi AppTec expands United States site to further drug development testing services

2018-04-21 11:10:45

Chinese pharma major WuXi AppTec has expanded the Laboratory Testing Division (LTD) facility in New Jersey.By Team ABLEChinese pharma major WuXi AppTec has expanded the Laboratory Testing Division (LTD) facility in New Jersey. The opening event was presided by state and local officials including State Senator Linda Greenstein. The new facility, according to the press statement, will enhance WuXi

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BCIL licenses Polyherbal Probiotic Formulation developed by Prof. Talwar to Bipha Drug Laboratories

2018-04-21 11:09:16

Nauroz is a composition for improved vaginal health, developed by Talwar Research Foundation. This was non-exclusively transferred through BCIL to Bipha Drug Laboratories of Kerala.By Team ABLENauroz is a composition for improved vaginal health, developed by Talwar Research Foundation(TRF), New Delhi. This was non-exclusively transferred through the Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) to Bipha

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DST invites applications for participation in 3rd BRICS Young Scientist Conclave

2018-04-19 08:46:53

The 3rd edition of the BRICS Young Scientist Conclave is scheduled to take place in Durban, South Africa during 25-29 June 2018. By Team ABLEThe idea of the BRICS Young Scientist Forum was adopted at the 2nd BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Ministerial Meeting. As part of BRICS YS Forum’s activities, the 1st BRICS Young Scientist Conclave was held in Bangalore (India) in September

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