India is on the front line of the battle to prevent a post-antibiotic world, reports Bloomberg

2018-06-26 04:16:51

The Startups Waging War Against Superbugs ...By Team ABLEBloomberg, which delivers business and financial information, has recently done a feature on -- The Startups Waging War Against Superbugs. The article says that India is on the front line of combating Antibiotic Resistance.The article features BugWorks Bugworks’ answer, which is an antibiotic that attacks bacteria in two ways at once rathe

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Xcode Life launches South Asian Genome Project

2018-06-26 03:45:31

Chennai located Xcode Life has announced the worldwide launch of the South Asian Genome (SAGE) Project.By Team ABLEChennai located Xcode Life, an innovative personal genomics company, has announced the worldwide launch of the South Asian Genome (SAGE) Project. This is open to all individuals with known South Asian roots.According to the press release, all individuals who qualify the eligibility cr

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India, Cuba sign MoUs to enhance co-operation in field of biotechnology, medicine & homoeopathy

2018-06-26 03:44:37

Envoys from the Ministry of S&T of both the sides agreed on an MoU to deepen collaboration on biotechnology. A Letter of Intent was signed between Cuba\'s BioCubaFarma and India\'s Kalam Institute of Health Technology.By Team ABLEIndia and Cuba on June 22, 2018 signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) in the field of biotechnology, traditional medicine and homoeopathy. The agreements wer

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Johnson & Johnson Innovation opens JLABS at NYC

2018-06-26 03:43:43

JLABS @ NYC can accommodate up to 30 biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and health tech companies and opens with 26 resident companies, including the four winners of the JLABS @ NYC QuickFire Challenge.By Team ABLEJohnson & Johnson Innovation LLC has opened JLABS @ NYC. The 30,000-square foot facility, located at the New York Genome Center in the heart of SoHo, is a collaboratio

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AstraZeneca’s cancer drug Durvalumab gets marketing approval in India

2018-06-26 03:41:55

AstraZeneca Pharma has received approval from the DCGI to market its cancer medicine Durvalumab in India.By Team ABLEAstraZeneca Pharma India has announced that the company has received approval from the Indian drug regulator to market Durvalumab, a cancer treatment medicine, in India. Durvalumab is indicated as a treatment option for patients with locally advanced, unresectable non-small cell lun

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Merck signs collaboration agreement with Alibaba Health in China

2018-06-21 16:01:34

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The collaboration\nwill use Alibaba Health’s drug-tracking platform, combining Merck’s\nexpertise in diabetes, thyroid disorders and cardiovascular diseases\nwith Alibaba Health’s online healthcare know-how.

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ICRISAT calls for applications from startups for training program in Agribusiness

2018-06-21 15:59:56

ICRISAT is organizing a 20-day Agribusiness Start-up Program, which will be held at Hyderabad, to offer sessions on how to start and manage agribusiness operations.By Team ABLEICRISAT is organizing a 20-day Agribusiness Start-up Program, which will be held at Hyderabad, to offer sessions on how to start and manage agribusiness operations. Organized by the Agri-Business Incubator (ABI) of ICRISAT,

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Oxitec partners Gates Foundation to curb Malaria-spreading mosquitoes with genetic engineering technology

2018-06-21 15:58:15

Oxitec is in a cooperative agreement with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a new strain of Oxitec’s self-limiting Friendly Mosquitoes to combat a mosquito species that spreads malaria in the Western Hemisphere.By Team ABLEOxitec Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of NYSE-listed Intrexon Corporation, has announced that the company is entering into a cooperative agreement with the Bill

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DBT announces call for applications under ‘Towards a Sustainable Earth (TaSE)’ program

2018-06-21 15:56:14

Towards a Sustainable Earth (TaSE) is a multinational initiative established by NERC, ESRC and The Rockefeller Foundation with the goal of placing environment-human interactions at the heart of achieving all the UN Global Goals.By Team ABLEIn September 2015 the UN General Assembly agreed a new agenda for sustainable development, setting out a series of Global Goals (or Sustainable Development Goal

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Roche, Foundation Medicine merge to accelerate broad availability of comprehensive genomic profiling in oncology

2018-06-21 15:48:58

Together, the companies will leverage expertise in genomics and molecular information to enhance the development of personalized medicines and care for patients with cancer. Pharma major Roche and Foundation Medicine Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Roche to acquire the outstanding shares of FMI\'s common stock not already owned by Roche and its affiliates at a price of US$

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