The Cancer Genome Atlas investigators unravel genomic features of cervical cancer

2017-01-24 10:00:40

Investigators with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network have identified novel genomic and molecular characteristics of cervical cancer that can possibly aid in the sub-classification of the disease.By Team ABLEA new study, an analysis of the genomes of 178 primary cervical cancers, found that over 70 percent of the tumors had genomic alterations in either one or both of two important ce

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GeoVax initiates HIV human clinical trial

2017-01-24 09:59:09

The phase 1 trial is being conducted by\n the HIV Vaccine Trials Network and is funded by the National Institute \nof Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of \nHealth.By Team ABLEGeoVax Labs, a \nbiotechnology company developing human vaccines, has announced that the \ncompany has initiated the next human clinical trial of its preventive \nHIV vaccine, GOVX-B11. The pha

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Health Ministry to launch population-based prevention, screening and control program for five non-communicable diseases

2017-01-23 10:00:02

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will launch a population-based prevention, screening and control program for five common non-communicable diseases, namely Hypertension, Diabetes, and Cancers of oral cavity, breast and cervix.By Team ABLEAs part of the National Health Mission, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) will launch a population-based prevention, screening and contro

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Tata Memorial Centre organizes two-day conference on Healthcare: A Commodity or Basic Human Need?

2017-01-23 09:58:19

The goal of this interaction would be to evolve a healthcare model that is not only ideal for the developing countries but is also use worthy in the developed world by providing cost effective solutions.By Team ABLEThe Tata Memorial Centre at Mumbai is in the midst of its 75th year of its existence. A series of meetings and conferences have been planned to commemorate the platinum jubilee year. Th

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BIO applauds launch of Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations

2017-01-20 09:37:27

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has applauded the launch of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the new alliance to finance and coordinate the development of vaccines.By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has applauded the launch of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the new alliance to finance and coordinate th

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International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of India inaugurated; cure for life style diseases in India stressed

2017-01-20 09:35:44

Dr Jitendra Singh at the International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic plants stressed on the need to exploit the various Indian medicine regimens incorporated in Naturopathy, Yoga and other indigenous therapies. By Team ABLEAddressing the inaugural session at the two-day International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic plants of India on January 19, 2017, the Union Minister of State (Indepen

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BIRAC announces second call for Grand Challenges Explorations program

2017-01-19 11:11:53

Grand Challenges Explorations India program is a funding opportunity where the partnership seeks to fund ideas that have the potential to bring a positive impact on healthcare in India.By Team ABLEThe Program Management Unit of BIRAC initiative in partnership with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation & IKP Knowledge Park, has announc

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Global partnership launched to prevent epidemics with new vaccines

2017-01-19 11:01:43

With an initial investment of US $460 m the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) will seek to outsmart epidemics by developing safe and effective vaccines against known infectious disease threats.By Team ABLEAt the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, designed to help give the world an insu

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Synthetic Genomics, ExxonMobil renew algae biofuels research agreement

2017-01-19 10:50:31

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics have been jointly researching and developing oil from algae for use as a renewable, lower-emission alternative to traditional transportation fuels since launching the program in 2009By Team ABLESynthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil have extended their agreement to conduct joint research into advanced algae biofuels after making significant progress in understanding al

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Daiichi Sankyo shuts down India research subsidiary

2017-01-19 10:47:27

Daiichi Sankyo has decided to wind up its Mumbai-located research subsidiary, Daiichi Sankyo India Pharma Private LimitedBy Team ABLEIn a press statement released yesterday by Daiichi Sankyo it was known that the Japanese pharma major has decided to wind up its Mumbai-located research subsidiary, Daiichi Sankyo India Pharma Private Limited. Daiichi Sankyo says that the company is reviewing its glo

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