Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda wows to protect every child in the country from vaccine preventable diseases

2017-02-21 05:13:16

Appreciating the plan of expansion of Rotavirus vaccine in Tripura, J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare announced the expansion of the Rotavirus vaccine under its Universal Immunization Programme in five additional states in a function at AgartalaBy Team ABLE“It is our endeavour to protect each and every child in the country from vaccine preventable diseases. This is a new mi

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Serum Institute, Cipla launch Hepatitis B vaccine in India

2017-02-21 05:11:08

Under a co-exclusive agreement with Serum Institute of India (SII), global pharmaceutical company Cipla has launched adult Hepatitis B vaccine in India.  By Team ABLEUnder a co-exclusive agreement with Serum Institute of India (SII), global pharmaceutical company Cipla has launched adult Hepatitis B vaccine in India. Cipla will market the vaccine for adults while SII will market it for adults

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Monash University extends its ‘Eliminate Dengue’ global program to ICMR

2017-02-21 04:33:54

In partnership with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) led from Monash University, aims to work with the Indian Government to find a sustainable solution to mosquito-borne viruses.By Team ABLEThe Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) led from Monash University, has recently announced a new project in India to combat dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases using

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Kemwell clears USFDA inspection at Bengaluru facility

2017-02-21 04:30:46

According to the press release, the inspection confirmed the Bengaluru facility to be compliant with principles of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and no Form 483 observations were issued.By Team ABLEKemwell Biopharma, a global bio/pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing company, has announced that its oral solids manufacturing facility located in Bengaluru, India has su

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DBT calls for Concept Notes under Biotechnology Based Program for Societal Development

2017-02-18 08:40:52

The Department of Biotechnology is implementing a scheme on “Biotechnology Based Program for Societal Development” for the socio-economic upliftment of SC/STBy Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology is implementing a scheme on “Biotechnology Based Program for Societal Development” for the socio-economic upliftment of SC/ST, Rural community and women. The priorities of the program are ide

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BIRAC Announces 40th Call for Proposals under BIPP Scheme

2017-02-18 08:39:43

The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has called for proposals for product development from MSMEs, Start-Ups and other manufacturing industries.By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has called for proposals for product development from MSMEs, Start-Ups and other manufacturing industries. The proposals have been invited under two program

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US FDA accepts BLA for review of Mylan-Biocon's proposed neutropenia biosimilar

2017-02-18 08:05:18

Mylan N V and Biocon have announced that the US FDA has accepted Mylan\'s BLA for MYL-1401H, a proposed biosimilar to Neulasta (pegfilgrastim), which is used to reduce the duration of neutropenia By Team ABLEGlobally-renowned biosimilar manufacturers, Mylan N V and Biocon have announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Mylan\'s Biologics License Application (BLA) for MYL

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DBT calls for proposal under Newton Fund: DBT-DFID-ESRC-MRC Global Research Program

2017-02-18 08:03:35

DBT has announced a second joint call to fund global health research addressing the health needs of women and children globallyBy Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), have announced a second joint call to fund global healt

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Investigational PfSPZ malaria vaccine demonstrates considerable protection in Malian adults

2017-02-18 08:01:43

The press statement released by NIAID states that an investigational malaria vaccine given intravenously was well-tolerated and protected a significant proportion of healthy adults against malariaBy Team ABLEAn investigational malaria vaccine given intravenously was well-tolerated and protected a significant proportion of healthy adults against infection with Plasmodium falciparum malaria — the

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Book on 'Genetically Modified Crops from a Scientist's Perspective' in Tamil released

2017-02-18 08:00:20

A book in Tamil on importance and relevance of Genetically Modified (GM) crops, written by former director of Center for Plant Breeding and Genetics of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Dr S Sadasivam was releasd at an event held in Coimbatore Press Club (CPC).By Team ABLEThe book is written in a way so that people can understand the nuances of agricultural biotechnology. It also gives de

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