Dr. Reddy’s launches Amgen’s Repatha in India

2018-07-04 11:56:13

Repatha is a patented product of Amgen Global, indicated for the treatment of adult patients with primary hypercholesterolaemia or mixed dyslipidaemia. By Team ABLEDr. Reddy’s Laboratories has launched Repatha (evolocumab) 140 mg/ml, a PCSK9 Inhibitor available in India, approved by the Drug Controller General India (DCGI). Repatha (evolocumab) is a patented product of Amgen Global, indicated fo

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DBT-DST announce funding opportunity under Carbon Capture Innovation Challenge and Converting Sunlight to Storable Fuels

2018-07-04 11:53:55

Carbon Capture Innovation Challenge will seek to identify breakthrough technologies, and recommend R&D pathways and collaboration mechanisms; and Converting Sunlight Innovation Challenge seeks to develop stable cost effective materials for an efficient reactor design By Team ABLEFunding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) in Carbon Capture Innovation Challenge (IC#3) has been jointly announced by t

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Novartis seeks shareholder approval for 100% spinoff of Alcon eye care devices business

2018-07-03 10:07:25

Novartis intends to spinoff Alcon, its eye care division, into a separately-traded standalone company.By Team ABLENovartis has announced its intention to spinoff Alcon, its eye care division, into a separately-traded standalone company. The planned spinoff would enable Novartis and Alcon to focus fully on their respective growth strategies. Completion of the transaction is subject to general marke

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Neuberg Diagnostics partners with UK\'s Premaitha Health

2018-07-03 10:05:59

Neuberg Diagnostics has partnered with UK\'s Premaitha Health for transfer of DNA analysis technology for non-invasive prenatal testing to detect genetic conditions in unborn babies.By Team ABLEIndia\'s Neuberg Diagnostics has partnered with UK\'s Premaitha Health for transfer of DNA analysis technology for non-invasive prenatal testing to detect genetic conditions in unborn babies.Compared to oth

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Diabetes expert Dr. V. Mohan, the first Indian to win Harold Rifkin Award

2018-07-03 10:03:49

The American Diabetes Association honors Dr. V. Mohan with Harold Rifkin Award By Team ABLEDr. V. Mohan, Chairman and Chief of Diabetology at Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre and President & Chief of Diabetes Research of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has been conferred the prestigious Harold Rifkin Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes Award by the Ame

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NPTEL-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis to train doctors in TB management

2018-07-03 10:02:18

An eight-week course has been prepared in consultation with experts in the field of TB management and covered the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of TB as a public health problem.By Team ABLEThe National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) has joined hands with National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT) to offer ‘Manage Tuberculosis – an onli

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A blood test for $20 could help diagnose hepatitis B patients across Africa

2018-07-03 10:00:25

A simple $20 blood test could help diagnose thousands of patients with hepatitis B in need of treatment in some of Africa\'s poorest regions.By Team ABLEResearchers have developed an accurate diagnostic score that consists of inexpensive blood tests to identify patients who require immediate treatment against the deadly hepatitis B virus - which can lead to liver damage or cancer.The score consist

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China’s I-Mab raises $220 million in Series C funding

2018-07-03 09:59:23

I-Mab Biopharma has completed Series C financing for USD 220 million, representing one of the largest amounts ever raised in Series C by a biotech company in China.By Team ABLEI-Mab Biopharma, a China-based company focusing on biologics for immuno-oncology and immuno-inflammation, has announced the completion of Series C financing for USD 220 million, representing one of the largest amounts ever r

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Ferring Pharmaceuticals to set up R&D lab in Hyderabad

2018-07-03 09:58:14

Ferring Pharmaceuticals has laid the foundation stone for an R&D and manufacturing facility at Hyderabad.By Team ABLEEuropean pharmaceuticals company, Ferring Pharmaceuticals has laid the foundation stone for an R&D and manufacturing facility at Hyderabad. The event was attended by Telangana Industries’ Minister K T Rama Rao and several other dignitaries, a state government release said.

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Walmart Foundation invests $2m in Farmer Market Readiness Program in India

2018-06-29 09:17:14

Over 6000 farmers in Andhra Pradesh will move to an improved business model for better value chains and better incomes through an intensive two-year project supported by the Walmart Foundation in partnership with ICRISAT.By Team ABLEOver 6000 farmers in Andhra Pradesh will move to an improved business model for better value chains and better incomes through an intensive two-year project supported

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