IIT Roorkee Professor awarded G.D. Naidu Award for his biomedical nanotechnology contributions IIT Roorkee Professor awarded G.D. Naidu Award for his biomedical nanotechnology contributions

2018-08-16 08:40:53

Dr. P. Gopinath has developed an economical and green way to detect and kill cancer cells and a portable nanofibrous material for treating air and water pollution.By Team ABLEIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee Faculty Dr. P. Gopinath has been awarded theprestigious G.D. Naidu Awardfor Young Scientist by Makkal  Sinthanai Peravai, a non-profit organization. The award carries a cash compone

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Prof. N. Raghuram named as the first Asian to chair the International Nitrogen Initiative

2018-08-14 09:16:48

Prof. Raghuram specializes in the biological determinants of crop N use efficiency. He will become the first INI Chair from Asia.By Team ABLEAs attention to the global nitrogen challenge grows, the International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) has announced the appointment of a new Chair to take up the baton.A new position of Vice-chair is also created. Their combined effort will enable INI to strengthe

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Bugworks raises $9 million from University of Tokyo Edge Capital and other prominent investors to further clinical trials

2018-08-14 09:14:18

Bugworks Research has raised $9 million (Rs 62.2 crore) in a Series A round to take its gram negative targeting antibiotics to human clinical trials by 2020.By Team ABLEBugworks Research, the Bengaluru-based biotech startup incubated at C-CAMP, which has been in news for its breakthrough antibiotic innovations, has raised $9 million(Rs 62.2 crore) in a Series Around of funding. This round was led

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Glenmark in collaboration with True North for orthopedic, pain management business in India

2018-08-13 07:28:59

As part of the arrangement, Glenmark’s orthopedic and pain management business in India and Nepal will be transferred to a new entity to be incorporated by True North By Team ABLEGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into a collaboration with leading, home-grown private equity firm True North for its orthop

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Cipla partners with MSN Laboratories for marketing and distribution of generic Xeloda

2018-08-13 07:28:20

The Capecitabine is an AB-rated generic therapeutic equivalent version of Genentech’s Xeloda. Capecitabine tablets are indicated as a single agent for adjuvant treatment in patients with Dukes C colon cancer. By Team ABLECipla USA, a subsidiary of Cipla Limited, has announced that it has secured rights from MSN Laboratories Private Limited to market & distribute Capecitabine 150mg and 5

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Astellas acquires Quetherato strengthen ocular disorders therapeutics’ product portfolio

2018-08-13 07:27:33

Astellas has acquired Quethera’s ophthalmic gene therapy program, which uses a recombinant adeno-associated viral vector system (rAAV)Japanese drug major Astellas Pharma Inc and Quethera Limited have announced that Astellas has acquired Quethera, a gene therapy company headquartered in the United Kingdom, that is focused on developing novel treatments for ocular disorders, such as glaucoma.Throu

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils plan to set up 12 biorefineries on World Biofuel Day event

2018-08-13 07:26:39

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi also unveiled a Booklet on National Policy on Biofuels 2018, and launched the Pro Active and Responsive facilitation by Interactive and Virtuous Environmental Single window Hub (PARIVESH)By Team ABLEThe Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, had addressed an event to mark World Biofuel Day in New Delhi on August 10, 2018 – The World Biofuel Day. He addressed a

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Union Minister J P Nadda summarizes healthcare MoUs between India and foreign countries

2018-08-13 07:25:29

The Minister at Lok Sabha had said that India is having ongoing bilateral relations in health sector with 53 countries presentlyBy Team ABLEIn a written reply in the Lok Sabha last week, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda, had said that India is having ongoing bilateral relations in health sector with 53 countries presently. During the current calendar year, the Ministry o

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Epygen signs agreement to develop CSIR’s PEGylated Streptokinase to treat ischemic stroke

2018-08-13 07:24:32

Epygen is the first company in India with exclusive license of this Novel Biological Entity (NBE) thrombolytic protein for ischemic stroke.By Team ABLEA new Clot buster, PEGylated Streptokinase - a Novel Biological Entity developed by Dr. Girish Sahni, DG, CSIR and Secretary, DSIR and his team of inventors at CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH), Chandigarh is all set to revolution

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India-Indonesia health and S&T MoUs forged

2018-08-10 08:35:16

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Indonesia on health and scientific and technological cooperation.By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Indonesia on health and scientific

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