Lupin, Lilly further partnership on oral PDE5 inhibitor drug

2017-05-18 07:37:14

Lupin has acquired the rights to market, promote and distribute Lilly’s Erectile Dysfunction (ED) product, Cialis while Lilly will be responsible for manufacturing and importing the product.By Team ABLELupin Limited (Lupin) has launched Cialis (tadalafil), an oral PDE5 inhibitor, for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in adult males. Cialis was shown to improve erectile function compared

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Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave no more

2017-05-18 06:21:18

Environment Minister Anil Dave passed away this morning. By Team ABLEUnion Environment Minister Mr Anil Madhav Dave passed way this morning at AIIMS New Delhi. Mr  Dave complained of uneasiness at his home  and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away, according to official sources.Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, \"Absolutely shocked by the sudden demise of my friend & a very r

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$250 M Biopharma Mission approved by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

2017-05-18 05:17:47

In a landmark decision, the Indian Government approved the first ever Industry Academia Partnership Mission for accelerating discovery research to enable indigenous BioPharma product development. Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) to implement the $250 million Mission.By Team ABLEAfter the announcement of the National Health Policy 2017 this March--which commits Health for

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Health Minister J P Nadda urges community participation to combat dengue

2017-05-17 08:38:46

Speaking at the function, Shri J P Nadda stated that Dengue free India is a vision which can be fulfilled by increased community ownership to prevent dengue related morbidity and mortality in India.Team ABLEUnion Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, had recently participated at an event jointly organized by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, and National Vecto

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Union Minister J P Nadda inaugurates National Training for Universal Screening and Control of Common Non-Communicable Diseases

2017-05-17 08:36:59

Union Minister J P Nadda has stated that under the universal screening of common NCDs program, everyone above the age of 30 years will be screened in the 100 districts of the country in the first phase. Team ABLEThe Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda recently inaugurated the National Training for Universal Screening and Control of five Common Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) suc

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Syngenta opens Digital Agri Innovation Lab at University of Illinois Research Park to contribute to the future of agriculture

2017-05-17 08:34:25

The Syngenta Digital Innovation Lab will provide a forum for students in computer science, biology, physical sciences and other related subjects to apply their specialized expertise to address some of agriculture’s most pressing challenges. Team ABLERenowned agriculture company, Syngenta inaugurated a new Digital Innovation Lab at the University of Illinois Research Park during a grand opening e

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Dr. Reddy\'s Laboratories launches Resof Total in India

2017-05-17 08:31:55

Resof Total will be used for treatment of chronic Hepatitis CBy Team ABLEDr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd  launched the generic version of Sofosbuvir 400mg and Velpatasvir 100 mg fixed dose combination, indicated for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C. The medicine is launched under the brand name Resof Total, in India. The Sofosbuvir 400mg and Velpatasvir 100 mg fixed dose combination and is

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Biotech veteran Henri Termeer passes away at 71

2017-05-16 07:17:34

Henri Termeer was a key architect in the founding of BIO, a mentor to countless entrepreneurs, executives and researchers, and passionate in his pursuit of innovative patient-centric drug development.By Team ABLEHenri Termeer, who passed away at the age of 71, was a founding father of modern biotechnology. He brought to his work, and to his life, a passion, a vision and a perseverance to bring gro

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Thermo Fisher Scientific set to acquire CDMO company Patheon for $7.2 billion

2017-05-16 07:15:59

Thermo Fisher Scientific and Patheon have announced that their boards of directors have approved Thermo Fisher’s acquisition of Patheon. By Team ABLEThermo Fisher Scientific and NYSE-listed Patheon N V have announced that their boards of directors have approved Thermo Fisher’s acquisition of Patheon. Thermo Fisher will commence a tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares

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India’s String Bio and Eruvaka enter the list of eight start-up finalists considered for The Future Food Asia Award

2017-05-16 06:57:19

The Future Food Asia Award 2017 organizing committee has announced the list of start-up finalists, who will showcase their innovations at a mega event in Singapore on May 26, 2017. The Award is being driven by VC company ID Capital and supported by the Economic Development Board of Singapore. The winning start-up will receive a grant of  $100,000 (USD). Two Indian companies --Eruvaka Technolo

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