Premas Life Sciences signs distribution agreement with IncellDx

2018-01-18 06:46:35

The commercial partnership brings the power of cell by cell multiplex diagnostics for solid tumors carcinomas that can now be analyzed for molecular and protein biomarkers by flow cytometry. By Team ABLEPremas Life Sciences Pvt Ltd and molecular diagnostics company IncellDx Inc have signed an exclusive distribution agreement. The commercial partnership brings the power of cell by cell multiplex di

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Bayer expects CCI nod by April 2018 on closing the Monsanto deal

2018-01-18 06:44:01

Bayer has expressed confidence that it would secure CCI’s nod by April or May for the USD 66 billion acquisition of US-based biotech major Monsanto.By Team ABLEGerman chemical and pharma giant, Bayer has expressed confidence that it would secure fair trade regulator, Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) nod by April or May for the USD 66 billion acquisition of US-based biotech major Monsant

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UMass Center for Data Science partners with Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to accelerate science and medicine

2018-01-18 06:42:57

The Computable Knowledge project will facilitate new ways for scientists to explore, navigate, and discover potential connections between millions of new and historical scientific research articles.By Team ABLEDistinguished scientist and professor Andrew McCallum, Director of the Center for Data Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will lead a new partnership with the Chan Zuckerber

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Tata Trusts sets up Impact Lab at IIT Delhi to work on innovations in public health

2018-01-18 06:41:31

The Impact Lab will source solutions in chosen areas to improve healthcare of poor and resource challenged communities.By Team ABLETata Trusts has set up an Impact Lab at IIT Delhi in partnership with health innovation player PATH for healthcare solutions in areas such as maternal and child health, nutrition and diagnostics for chronic and infectious diseases, among others.The collaboration betwee

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DBT announces Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP) 2018-19

2018-01-18 06:40:30

The program supports cutting-edge research that brings together faculty and young researchers from Switzerland and India.By Team ABLEThe Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP) was initiated by the Indian and Swiss governments in 2005 in order to further advance the bilateral cooperation in scientific and technological areas of strategic relevance to both countries. The program supports cuttin

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2017 – A Landmark Year for Indian Science

2018-01-16 10:48:43

2017 has been an exciting year for science in India. From unheralded incremental innovations to Big Bang headline-grabbing global feats, Indian scientists have done some very important work to push the frontiers of science during the year.By Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, CMD,  BioconIndia researchers made significant contributions to R&D across a broad spectrum of fields spanning across space scie

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CDSCO not to accept offline applications for r-DNA Drugs

2018-01-16 10:40:56

DCGI notifies that applications for r-DNA der4ived drugs will be accepted only onlineBy Team ABLEThe Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation(CDSCO), which is under Directorate General of Health Services,Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,Government of India, will accept applications pertaining to  clinical trials, marketing authorization, registration certificate and import License f

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The Cancer Scare: Lifestyle And Its Effect

2018-01-16 09:10:25

Being aware of the risks that our lifestyle poses to our health is \nthe first step in taking care of our body and preventing it from falling\n prey to various diseasesDr Vijay Chandru (The article first appeared in Businessworld)

Our changing lifestyles and daily habits contribute to the increase \nin cancer diagnoses overall and especially to the increasing number of \npeople being diagnosed w

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BIRAC’s PATH & SIPP support program for innovators and Indian biotech startups announced

2018-01-12 05:34:03

BIRAC offers a wide range of IP and Technology Management services to Start ups, SME’s and Academia under the program BIRAC-PATH and SIPP By Team ABLEOne of the primary mandates of BIRAC is “to trigger, transform and tend biotech start-ups to convert innovative research of public and private sector into viable and competitive products and enterprises”. To accomplish this, BIRAC has launched

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Lupin gets USFDA nod for generic version of Tamiflu capsules

2018-01-12 05:32:59

Lupin has received final approval from the US FDA to market the generic version of Hoffman-La Roche Inc’s Tamiflu capsulesBy Team ABLELupin Pharma has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market a generic version of Tamiflu capsules, used in treating influenza.The company has received final approval from the US drug regulator to market oseltamivir phosphate capsu

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