Biocon-Mylan co-developed Pegfilgrastim gets US FDA CRL

2017-10-11 06:34:08

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) for Mylan’s Biologics License Application (BLA) for MYL-1401HBy Team ABLEThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) for Mylan’s Biologics License Application (BLA) for MYL-1401H, a proposed biosimilar pegfilgrastim. This product is a part of the biosimilars portfolio being d

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Dr. Soumya Swaminathan inaugurates IIT-M Biotechnology Department’s new block

2017-10-10 13:43:46

The new building is expected to fulfil requirements for additional laboratory space and will house the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability, National Cancer Tissue Biobank and the Animal HouseBy Team ABLEThe Indian Institute of Technology Madras’ Biotechnology Department has got its new state-of-the-art research facilities with the inauguration of a new Block on October 9, 2017.The Block-2 of B

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan releases book titled ‘Bridging the Communication Gap in Science & Technology’

2017-10-10 13:41:48

Dr Harsh Vardhan released the book at the CSIR auditorium and spoke about the current status of science communication in India.By Team ABLE“An effective communication strategy is very important to take science to the masses,” said Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan while releasing the book ‘Bridging the Commu

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IIT Roorkee scientists identify drug to fight Chikungunya

2017-10-09 09:45:26

Scientists at IIT-Roorkee have found that a commonly used deworming drug has anti-viral properties and could lead to new therapies against the mosquito-borne disease Chikungunya.By Team ABLEScientists at IIT-Roorkee have found that a commonly used deworming drug has anti-viral properties and could lead to new therapies against the mosquito-borne disease Chikungunya.Currently, there are no vaccines

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Neuberg Diagnostics launches India\'s first global pathology consortium

2017-10-09 09:44:12

The aim is to develop a new shared services model for the provision of pathology services in the Middle East, Africa and West and South IndiaBy Team ABLENeuberg Diagnostics on Saturday launched its first global pathology laboratory consortium, bringing together five leading laboratories from Sri Lanka, South Africa and the UAE, under one roof.The new generation consortium will combine the expertis

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India-South Africa collaboration progresses with renewed focus on HIV drugs, biomass and bioinformatics

2017-10-09 09:43:25

India and South Africa are celebrating twenty years of strategic partnership this year. By Team ABLEThe Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan attended the celebrations of the collaboration in science and technology in Durban. The event was co-hosted by the Departments of Science and Technology of S. Africa and I

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Prime Minister launches Intensified Mission Indradhanush to boost immunization coverage among children in India

2017-10-09 09:42:12

By Team ABLE The special drive will focus on improving immunization coverage in select districts and cities to ensure full immunization to more than 90% by December 2018“Let no child suffer from any vaccine-preventable disease.” This was stated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi as he launched the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) at Vadnagar in Gujarat last week. Through this program,

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National Mission on Bovine Productivity gets rolling

2017-10-06 09:00:46

About 440 embryo transfers during October 2-10, 2017 throughout the country has been plannedBy Team ABLEThe Department of Animal husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in co-operation with 12 States has undertaken a Mass Embryo Transfer program in Indigenous Breeds under the scheme, National Mission on Bovine Productivity.Embryo transfer technology (ETT) has been observed to have revolutionized the bre

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Grand Challenges Annual Meeting concludes; DBT proves to be a worthy partner with sustained efforts

2017-10-06 08:57:12

Grand Challenges India exemplifies the government’s focus on creating an ecosystem that encourages innovation to make measurable changes to issues most relevant to the societyBy Team ABLEThe Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2017, that brings together funding and research partners, concluded on October 5, 2017. Speakers at the opening plenary session included acclaimed voices from the global healt

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AMTZ to house Board of Radiation & Isotope Technology’s facility

2017-10-05 13:08:35

This MoU enables manufacturers at AMTZ with access to Gamma irradiation facility By Team ABLEThe Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), India’s first Integrated Medical Devices Manufacturing Park, which is being setup in Visakhapatnam, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Board of Radiation & Isotope Technology (BRIT) for setting up a radiation processing facility for medical

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