International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of India inaugurated; cure for life style diseases in India stressed

2017-01-20 09:35:44

Dr Jitendra Singh at the International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic plants stressed on the need to exploit the various Indian medicine regimens incorporated in Naturopathy, Yoga and other indigenous therapies. By Team ABLEAddressing the inaugural session at the two-day International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic plants of India on January 19, 2017, the Union Minister of State (Indepen

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BIRAC announces second call for Grand Challenges Explorations program

2017-01-19 11:11:53

Grand Challenges Explorations India program is a funding opportunity where the partnership seeks to fund ideas that have the potential to bring a positive impact on healthcare in India.By Team ABLEThe Program Management Unit of BIRAC initiative in partnership with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation & IKP Knowledge Park, has announc

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Global partnership launched to prevent epidemics with new vaccines

2017-01-19 11:01:43

With an initial investment of US $460 m the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) will seek to outsmart epidemics by developing safe and effective vaccines against known infectious disease threats.By Team ABLEAt the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, designed to help give the world an insu

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Synthetic Genomics, ExxonMobil renew algae biofuels research agreement

2017-01-19 10:50:31

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics have been jointly researching and developing oil from algae for use as a renewable, lower-emission alternative to traditional transportation fuels since launching the program in 2009By Team ABLESynthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil have extended their agreement to conduct joint research into advanced algae biofuels after making significant progress in understanding al

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Daiichi Sankyo shuts down India research subsidiary

2017-01-19 10:47:27

Daiichi Sankyo has decided to wind up its Mumbai-located research subsidiary, Daiichi Sankyo India Pharma Private LimitedBy Team ABLEIn a press statement released yesterday by Daiichi Sankyo it was known that the Japanese pharma major has decided to wind up its Mumbai-located research subsidiary, Daiichi Sankyo India Pharma Private Limited. Daiichi Sankyo says that the company is reviewing its glo

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Indian-American entrepreneur Balaji S Srinivasan under consideration for the position of heading US FDA

2017-01-18 09:18:02

Indian-American entrepreneur Balaji S Srinivasan has been shortlisted by Donald Trump’s Government to succeed the current commissioner, Robert Califf.By Team ABLEIndian-American entrepreneur Balaji S Srinivasan has been shortlisted by Donald Trump’s Government to succeed the current commissioner, Robert Califf. Unlike previous FDA heads, Srinivasan is not a doctor but a successful Silicon Vall

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US, German scientists achieve breakthrough in new HIV neutralising antibody

2017-01-18 09:16:36

A research team, led by investigators of the Rockefeller University and German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), has tested a new antibody that is able to effectively neutralize HIV strains in humans. By Team ABLEA research team, led by investigators of the Rockefeller University in New York and Prof Florian Klein, University Hospital Cologne and German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), ha

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CROS NT expands global operations with new office in India

2017-01-18 09:14:50

CROS NT, a patient centric and data driven CRO, has opened its new office in Bangalore, India. The Bangalore office is the fourth global office established by CROS NT.By Team ABLECROS NT has opened its office in Bangalore, India. The Bangalore office is the fourth global office established by CROS NT in the last six years, including branches in Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United Sta

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Georgia Bio to bestow Zywie Founder Latha Ganeshan with 2017 Innovation Award

2017-01-18 09:13:17

The Innovation Award will be presented to Latha Ganeshan, CEO and Founder of Zywie, for her innovation in cardiac remote monitoring device.By Team ABLEGeorgia Bio has announced the recipients for the Innovation Award. The Innovation Award will be presented to Latha Ganeshan, CEO and Founder of Zywie; Robert Ivarie of University of Georgia/Synageva; Matthew Lyon and David Munn of Augusta University

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Bengaluru startup Pentavalent Bio Sciences bags Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17

2017-01-17 09:55:58

Bengaluru-based med-tech start-up Pentavalent Bio Sciences has won the fifth edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17, held at Kolkata in January.By Team ABLEPentavalent Bio Sciences Pvt Ltd from Bengaluru has emerged as the winner of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17. The Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, is a joint initiative by the Tata group and the Indian Institute of Ma

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