PM inaugurates Nobel Prize Series at Vibrant Gujarat Summit; Nobel laureates opine that India has a great potential to be a scientific powerhouse

2017-01-11 09:13:00

At the Nobel Prize Series held as part of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017, several Nobel laureates opined that India has a great potential to be a scientific power and consider investing more in basic & fundamental researches. Dr. Venkatraman Ramkrishnan pointed out that there is a lot of scope for research on vaccines in India.By Team ABLEPrime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the No

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Johnson & Johnson Innovation, New York State, New York Genome Center collaborate to launch JLABS in New York City

2017-01-11 09:10:19

Called JLABS @ NYC, the 30,000-square foot facility will be located at the New York Genome Center (NYGC) in SoHo and will open in 2018.By Team ABLEJohnson & Johnson Innovation LLC, New York State and the New York Genome Center have announced a collaboration to launch a new JLABS in New York City. Called JLABS @ NYC, the 30,000-square foot facility will be located at the New York Genome Center

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Evolva expects to launch EverSweet stevia in 2018

2017-01-10 11:13:23

Evolva  has updated its shareholders on its collaboration with Cargill on the next-generation stevia sweetener, EverSweet, and its preliminary, unaudited, 2016 top-line financials.By Team ABLEProviding an update on it Stevia collaboration with Cargil,  Evolva  informed its stakeholders that Evolva and Cargill made solid progress on EverSweet during 2016. The FDA issued a GRAS No Obj

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Takeda to boost global oncology portfolio with ARIAD Pharmaceuticals’ acquisition for $5.2 billion

2017-01-10 11:10:54

Takeda has firmed plans to acquire all of the outstanding shares in ARIAD for $24.00 per share in cash, or an enterprise value of approximately $5.2 billion to strengthen its oncology portfolio of therapeutics.  By Team ABLEJapanese pharmaceutical giant Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and NASDAQ-listed ARIAD Pharmaceuticals have entered into a definitive agreement under which Takeda will acquir

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Global biotechnology market size to reach $604.40 billion by 2020: Grand View Research report

2017-01-10 11:09:09

The report indicates that increasing demand for biotechnology based diagnostics and therapeutics solutions such as recombinant technology, red biotechnology and DNA sequencing is expected to drive market growth.By Team ABLEA new research report by Grand View Research estimates that the global biotechnology market size is expected to reach USD 604.40 billion by 2020. The report indicates that incre

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Amgen, Immatics ink pact to co-develop novel bispecific cancer immunotherapies

2017-01-10 11:06:37

Amgen and Immatics Biotechnologies have announced a research collaboration and exclusive license agreement to develop next-generation, T-cell engaging bispecific immunotherapies targeting multiple cancers.By Team ABLEGlobally acclaimed biopharmaceutical company Amgen and Immatics Biotechnologies have announced a research collaboration and exclusive license agreement to develop next-generation, T-c

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California scientists identify a new approach to recycle greenhouse gas

2017-01-09 07:49:32

Ayala School of Biological Sciences researchers have discovered a bacterium that could reduce CO2 and release CO as a product, which could be explored further for new ways of recycling atmospheric CO2 into biofuels.By Team ABLELed by Yilin Hu, UCI assistant professor of molecular biology & biochemistry at the Ayala School of Biological Sciences, the researchers found that they could successful

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Australia’s Prima BioMed develops new humanized IgG4 monoclonal antibody

2017-01-09 07:48:26

Prima BioMed has developed a new early stage product candidate, a humanized IgG4 monoclonal antibody to be known as IMP761, which can improve immune response towards cancer indications.By Team ABLEAustralian company Prima BioMed has announced recently that it has developed a new early stage product candidate, a humanized IgG4 monoclonal antibody to be known as IMP761. This antibody, developed at t

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American College of Physicians updates recommendations for treatment of type 2 diabetes

2017-01-09 07:46:59

The American Academy of Family Physicians has endorsed a guideline on the treatment of type 2 diabetes.By Team ABLEThe American Academy of Family Physicians has endorsed a guideline on the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Physicians should prescribe metformin to patients with type 2 diabetes when medication is needed to improve high blood sugar, the American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends in

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USDA announces $2.9 million for biorefinery research

2017-01-09 07:45:21

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of $2.9 million in funding for research to improve biorefinery technologies.By Team ABLEThe US Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the availability of $2.9 million in funding for research to improve biorefinery technologies. The Integrated Biorefinery Optimization pro

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