India Alliance celebrates 10 years of enabling biomedical research in India

2018-11-12 09:42:10

India Alliance will celebrate this milestone year by hosting a three-day event, which will be inaugurated by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind on 12th November 2018.By Team ABLEThe launch of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, 10 years ago, was a novel experiment in funding and engagement in India—one that aimed to identify the best researchers; nurture them as future lead

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IIT Roorkee researchers develop carbon nanomaterials for simultaneous detection and destruction of cancer cells

2018-11-12 09:41:15

Dr. P. Gopinath and his team from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, have developed fluorescent carbon nanodots that can serve as “theranostic” (therapeutic + diagnostic) agents for cancer. By Team ABLEDr. P. Gopinath and his team from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, have developed fluorescent carbon nanodots that can serve as “theranostic” (therapeutic + diagnost

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Robust genomics spending powers life science instrumentation market: Frost & Sullivan findings

2018-11-12 09:37:51

The market is expected to reach $82.57 billion by 2023 due to the increased spending by biopharmaceutical customers, finds Frost & SullivanThe emergence of closed loop automation systems, digital workflow management practices and IVD regulatory compliance protocols are driving the industry towards a new paradigm of connected labs. Frost & Sullivan forecasts the global life science instrume

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AlgaEnergy, Yokogawa to co-accelerate growth of microalgae biotech sector

2018-11-12 09:35:05

The two companies seek to build an industry-leading partnership in the microalgae biotechnology sector worldwide by collaborating in the areas of R&D, manufacturing, marketing, and sales.By Team ABLEAlgaEnergy, a Spanish biotechnology company specializing in the production and commercial applications of microalgae, and Yokogawa Electric Corporation, a leading provider of industrial automation,

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J&J\'s Janssen pays Korea’s Yuhan $1.25 billion to license cancer drug candidate

2018-11-12 09:33:06

Yuhan Corporation has signed a licensing deal with J&J’s Janssen for a non-small cell lung cancer drug candidate called lazertinib that has the potential to be worth up to $1.25 billionBy Team ABLESouth Korea-based Yuhan Corporation has signed a licensing deal with J&J’s Janssen for a non-small cell lung cancer drug candidate called lazertinib that has the potential to be worth up to $

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NeuClone prepares for first human dose of Herceptin Biosimilar

2018-11-05 07:34:36

NeuClone’s trastuzumab biosimilar is one of ten biosimilar products being developed in partnership with Serum Institute of India. By Team ABLEBiopharmaceutical company NeuClone Ltdhas commenced first-in-human dosing of its Herceptin (trastuzumab) biosimilar candidate, in a Phase I clinical trial. The single-dose, randomized, three-arm, double-blind study is being conducted in Australia in o

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Hyderabad’s Sajjala Bio to begin clinical trials on diabetes drug

2018-11-05 07:33:46

Sajjala Bio Labs has successfully completed preclinical toxicology studies for recombinant liraglutide, a drug used for the treatment of type-2 diabetes and obesity.By Team ABLEHyderabad-based Sajjala Bio Labs has successfully completed preclinical toxicology studies for recombinant liraglutide, a drug used for the treatment of type-2 diabetes and obesity. Novo Nordisk, which markets the product u

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Himachal Pradesh enhances forensic labs with advanced DNA testing facilities

2018-11-05 07:33:05

First FSL in India to upgrade and equip all labs with new DNA analysis technologyThe Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Himachal Pradesh is all set to make new DNA technology upgrades to its State and Range Forensic Science Laboratories (RFSLs) that will increase the number of cases being analyzed. The FSL in Junga is claimed to be the first in the country to initiate well-equipped DNA facilitie

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Dr. Ramdas M Paiawarded Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 by FICCI

2018-11-05 07:32:05

Dr. Ramdas M Pai, Chairman Emeritus of MAHE was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award 2018,in recognition of his contributions in the fields of Education and Healthcare by FICCIBy Team ABLEDr. Ramdas M Pai, Chairman Emeritus - Manipal Education and Medical Group and President & Chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), was awarded the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award 2018’, in

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Israel’s Zion Medical achieves success in HIV drug Gammora ‘s human trials

2018-11-02 10:55:30

Between July and August 2018, Zion Medical conducted a Phase 1/2a human clinical trial of Gammora, reaffirming results of prior preclinical tests that had showed the safety and effectiveness of the drug in killing HIV-infected cells. By Team ABLEZion Medical, Tel Aviv-located biotech company developing HIV and cancer treatments, has announced the results of the first clinical trial of HIV-dru

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