DBT scientists’ research infers Ashwagandha as a potential ALT cancer therapeutic

2017-04-25 10:13:14

DBT and their partner scientists have found that bioactives from Ashwagandha leaf powder have anti-cancer activitiesBy Team ABLEAshwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a popular herb in Ayurveda, the traditional home medicine native to India. A number of studies in the recent past suggested that Withanolides, Withaferin-A and Withanone, have multi-modal anticancer activities.Department of Biotechnolog

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Digital Health Summer Summit to co-locate at BIO International Convention on June 19-20 in San Diego

2017-04-25 10:11:21

Both conferences will be held at the San Diego Convention Center on June 19-22, 2017, with dynamic digital health content offered to attendees all four days.By Team ABLEThe Living in Digital Times and Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) have announced that the Digital Health Summer Summit (DHSS) will return to the BIO International Convention co-locating the conferences for the second year

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Bangkok gears up to host global bio-economy players for the 6th Biobased Chemicals and Plastics Summit

2017-04-25 10:09:13

The summit is inspired by continued capacity additions and investments in biochemical and bioplastics industry in Asia, especially with Thailand announcing the 10-year bio-economy scheme. Reliance Industries’ Dr Vidhya Rangaswamy is a key note speaker at the summit.By Team ABLEInspired by continued capacity additions and investments in biochemical and bioplastics industry in Asia, especially wit

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Glybera, world’s most expensive gene therapy medicine to go off shelves in October

2017-04-24 09:57:06

The $1 million gene therapy to treat a rare  metabolic disease lipoprotein lipase deficiency will be pulled out of the European market in October 2017 by its manufacturer, UniQure due to lack of demand for the medicineBy Narayanan SureshIts curtains for Glybera, the world’s most expensive medicine, the gene therapy, that costs $ 1 million ( approximately Rs 6.7 crore).Glybera ( alipogene tu

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DBT-CDTI call for proposals under the joint Indo-Spanish program for technological co-operation in Biotechnology

2017-04-24 09:50:49

The objective of the joint Indo-Spanish program is to promote and fund market-driven research and technology development as well as to encourage partnerships and business-led R&D&I collaborative projects in the field of biotechnologyBy Team ABLEWith an aim to launch ambitious joint projects of a high international standard between Indian and Spanish organizations, a joint programme for co-

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Malaria vaccines market to surge past $ 591.8 million by 2024

2017-04-24 09:49:13

According to a report on the Global Malaria Vaccines Market published by Coherent Market Insights, the market is pegged to be valued at $8.5 million in 2018 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 102.8% during the forecast period (2018-2024)By Team ABLEAccording to the report “Global Malaria Vaccines Market, By Vaccines Type (Pre-Erythrocytic Vaccine, Erythrocytic Vaccine, Multi-antigen Vaccine

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Narayana Hrudayalaya to buy Panacea Biotec’s NewRise Healthcare for Rs180 crore

2017-04-24 09:31:51

According to Narayana Hrudayalaya’s BSE filing the hospital has acquired Gurgaon-based multi-speciality hospital NewRise Healthcare from Panacea Biotech Ltd for Rs 180 crore.By Team ABLEDevi Prasad Shetty-founded hospital chain, Narayana Hrudayalaya has entered an agreement to acquire 100% stake in NewRise Healthcare from Panacea BiotecAccording to Narayana Hrudayalaya’s BSE filing the hospita

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Electrolab to distribute Simulations Plus’ drug discovery and simulation software channel in India

2017-04-24 09:30:32

Simulations Plus has signed a distributor agreement in India with Electrolab IndiaBY TEAM ABLESimulations Plus, the NASDAQ-listed provider of modeling and simulation software and consulting services for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemicals industries, has signed a distributor agreement in India with Electrolab India.John DiBella, Vice President for marketing and sales of Simulations Pl

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India develops National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

2017-04-21 05:59:25

Union Minister Mr J P Nadda stressed upon the need to tackle antimicrobial resistance, which is a serious threat to global public health and that requires action across all government sectorsBy Team ABLE“Antimicrobial resistance is a serious threat to global public health that requires action across all government sectors and society and is driven by many interconnected factors. Single, isolated

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Bharat Biotech to commence Phase I clinical trial of Zika vaccine next month

2017-04-20 09:53:00

Bharat Biotech International has announced that the company will initiate the Phase I clinical trial of its Zika virus vaccineBy Team ABLEHyderabad-headquartered Bharat Biotech International has announced that the company will initiate the Phase I clinical trial of its Zika virus vaccine (MR 766) in two centres in India next month.Dr Krishna Ella, Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Biotech i

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