ICMR wins International Kochon Prize 2017

2018-03-21 06:34:59

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) was awarded the International Kochon Prize 2017 for encouraging research and development (R&D) efforts towards tuberculosis treatment.By Team ABLEICMR received the $65,000 award from the Kochon Foundation, a non-profit organization from Korea, for establishing the India TB Research Consortium to accelerate R&D efforts in the country, a statemen

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PM addresses inaugural session of END TB Summit; ICMR bags International Kochon Prize 2017

2018-03-21 06:33:13

At the END TB Summit, PM Modi said India has set a target for complete elimination of TB by 2025. International Kochon Prize is awarded for encouraging R&D efforts towards tuberculosis treatment. By Team ABLEThe Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, on March 13th, 2018, addressed the inaugural session of the “END TB” summit in New Delhi.He expressed confidence that the Delhi End TB Summit wo

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Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw named as Victorian Business Ambassador

2018-03-21 06:32:17

The Australian state of Victoria has launched a drive to strengthen its trade and investment ties with India with the appointment of Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw as the Victorian Business Ambassador.By Team ABLEThe Australian state of Victoria has launched a drive to strengthen its trade and investment ties with India with the appointment of Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw as the Victorian Business Ambassador.Ea

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Kalam Institute of Health Technology successfully hosts Eighth International Fellowship on Health Technology Assessment

2018-03-21 06:30:22

KIHT hosted the Eighth International Fellowship on Health Technology Assessment in Visakhapatnam By Team ABLEFor spreading better understanding of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) among innovators and manufactures, Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT) hosted the Eighth International Fellowship on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in Visakhapatnam from March 05-09, 2018. The program was a

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Microsoft & Apollo Hospitals to use Artificial Intelligence for early detection of cardiac diseases

2018-03-21 06:29:22

The partnership between Microsoft and Apollo will work to develop and deploy new machine learning models to predict patient risk for heart diseaseBy Team ABLEAt the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference and exhibition in Las Vegas, NV, Microsoft announced the expansion of the Microsoft Intelligent Network for eyecare (MINE), now AI Network for Healthcare,

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Zydus\' first branded product launched in USA

2018-03-21 06:26:39

Zydus partners with Medicure to launch its NDA product, ZYPITAMAG (pitavastatin) in the U.S. By Team ABLEZydus Cadila has entered into a definitive agreement with Medicure International Inc., a subsidiary of Medicure Inc. (Medicure) to commercialize its 505(b)(2) New Drug Application (NDA) product, pitavastatin magnesium (ZYPITAMAGTM) in the United States. The launch of ZYPITAMAG, which is used to

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Guided Therapeutics’ LuViva device achieves regulatory approval for sale in India

2018-03-21 06:25:01

LuViva is a device that scans the cervix with light and uses spectroscopy for cervical cancer diagnosis.By Team ABLEGuided Therapeutics Inc. has received Regulatory Approval from the Indian Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to allow commercialization of the LuViva device and disposables. The Ministry concluded that the LuViva device is “Non Invasive” and as such is “not regulated under

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Biogen pays $75 million to buy Pfizer’s neuropsychiatry drug asset

2018-03-21 06:24:08

Biogen will acquire PF-04958242, a first-in-class, Phase 2b ready AMPA receptor potentiator for cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia from Pfizer. By Team ABLENasdaq-listed pharma giant Biogen Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire PF-04958242, a first-in-class, Phase 2b ready AMPA receptor potentiator for cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia (CIAS) from Pfizer Inc. The

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International Council of Biotech Associations unveils new website

2018-03-21 06:22:23

The new website aims to unite publicly available resources of ICBA members, providing a virtual library of materials ranging from economic and employment data to issue specific whitepapers. By Team ABLEThe International Council of Biotech Associations (ICBA), in which ABLE is an active member, has announced the launch of its internationalbiotech.org, a new website to support the organization’s m

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Novartis expands alliance with Science 37 to advance virtual clinical trials program

2018-03-11 23:46:47

Novartis and Science 37 commit to launch up to 10 trials with increasing decentralization over three years, scaling to site-less model By Team ABLENovartis has announced an additional strategic alliance with Science 37, which is involved in decentralized clinical trial technology and design, to initiate up to 10 new clinical trials over the next three years. The studies will blend virtual and trad

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