Germany’s JPT Peptide Technologies launches The Human Proteome Peptide Catalog

2018-04-13 08:57:40

The Human Proteome Peptide Catalog is a comprehensive online resource for validated reference peptides in mass-spectrometry based proteomics.By Team ABLEBerlin-located JPT Peptide Technologies (JPT) has launched its Human Proteome Peptide Catalog, which is considered to be the first and most comprehensive online resource for validated reference peptides in mass-spectrometry based proteomics.Accord

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FDA permits marketing of artificial intelligence-based device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems

2018-04-13 08:55:20

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has permitted marketing of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes.By Team ABLEDiabetic retinopathy occurs when high levels of blood sugar lead to damage in the blood vessels of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye. D

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Union Minister J P Nadda, Dr Michelle Bachelet announce the 2018 Partners’ Forum

2018-04-13 08:54:09

The 2018 Partners’ Forum will be held in New Delhi on 12 and 13 December 2018. It will be a unique platform for learning and exchange for the alliance of 1,000 organizationsBy Team ABLE“Convergence between Ministries, States and stakeholders is critical to achievements of shared goals for health of women, children and adolescents.” This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and F

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Biosense Technologies bags over $1mn in funding from Menterra Venture Advisors

2018-04-13 08:52:23

Menterra Venture Advisors has announced a new round of investments in Biosense Technologies, alongside its investment partner Artha Venture Challenge.By Team ABLEMenterra Venture Advisors, an impact investment fund that invests in early-stage social startups, has announced a new round of investment in Biosense Technologies alongside its investment partner Artha Venture Challenge, impact investment

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AIIMS professor Balram Bhargava appointed as DG of ICMR

2018-04-11 09:01:24

Bharagava, at present Professor/Senior Consultant Cardiologist at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, has been appointed to the post for a period of three yearsBy Team ABLEAIIMS professor Balram Bhargava was appointed the Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research.Bharagava, at present Professor/Senior Consulta

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BIRAC releases fifth call on Grand Challenges India on Antimicrobial Resistance (GCI-AMR)

2018-04-11 08:53:54

This call seeks proposals to develop proof of concept in three areas, specifically solutions for surveillance, low-cost technologies and products that will improve infection prevention in healthcare settings By Team ABLEIn 2012, the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), where both parties agreed to

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Thermo Fisher launches first cloud-enabled Biological Safety Cabinet

2018-04-11 08:53:01

Thermo Scientific HeraSafe 2030i BSC is designed to optimize contamination control and accelerate productivity across challenging cell culture applicationsBy Team ABLEA cloud-enabled biological safety cabinet (BSC) has been specifically developed to address the need for uncompromised contamination control, seamless workflow connectivity and enhanced ease of use in cell culture laboratories.Thermo

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Lonza opens world’s largest cell-and-gene-therapy manufacturing facility in USA

2018-04-11 08:51:57

This is considered to be a first-of-its-kind, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with capacity to produce treatment for thousands of patients suffering from rare genetic disorders or life-threatening diseases. By Team ABLEGlobally recognized biopharma company Lonza has opened its largest dedicated cell-and-gene-therapy facility, which was built in anticipation of the rising demand from develo

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2018-04-11 08:51:05

AIIMS professor Balram Bhargava appointed as DG of ICMRBharagava, at present Professor/Senior Consultant Cardiologist at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, has been appointed to the post for a period of three yearsBy Team ABLEAIIMS professor Balram Bhargava was appointed the Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health R

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BIRAC Managing Director Dr Renu Swarup to be India’s new DBT Secretary

2018-04-10 10:36:00

Dr Renu Swarup has been appointed as India’s sixth DBT Secretary. She is the second woman after Dr Manju Sharma to hold the prestigious post.By Team ABLEDr Renu Swarup will be the next DBT (Department of Biotechnology) Secretary. She succeeds Prof. K VijayRaghavan, who was secretary of DBT from January 2013 handed over the charge on February 05, 2018. Prof. VijayRaghavan is now the principal sci

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