Indian-American entrepreneur Balaji S Srinivasan under consideration for the position of heading US FDA

2017-01-18 09:18:02

Indian-American entrepreneur Balaji S Srinivasan has been shortlisted by Donald Trump’s Government to succeed the current commissioner, Robert Califf.By Team ABLEIndian-American entrepreneur Balaji S Srinivasan has been shortlisted by Donald Trump’s Government to succeed the current commissioner, Robert Califf. Unlike previous FDA heads, Srinivasan is not a doctor but a successful Silicon Vall

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US, German scientists achieve breakthrough in new HIV neutralising antibody

2017-01-18 09:16:36

A research team, led by investigators of the Rockefeller University and German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), has tested a new antibody that is able to effectively neutralize HIV strains in humans. By Team ABLEA research team, led by investigators of the Rockefeller University in New York and Prof Florian Klein, University Hospital Cologne and German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), ha

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CROS NT expands global operations with new office in India

2017-01-18 09:14:50

CROS NT, a patient centric and data driven CRO, has opened its new office in Bangalore, India. The Bangalore office is the fourth global office established by CROS NT.By Team ABLECROS NT has opened its office in Bangalore, India. The Bangalore office is the fourth global office established by CROS NT in the last six years, including branches in Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United Sta

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Georgia Bio to bestow Zywie Founder Latha Ganeshan with 2017 Innovation Award

2017-01-18 09:13:17

The Innovation Award will be presented to Latha Ganeshan, CEO and Founder of Zywie, for her innovation in cardiac remote monitoring device.By Team ABLEGeorgia Bio has announced the recipients for the Innovation Award. The Innovation Award will be presented to Latha Ganeshan, CEO and Founder of Zywie; Robert Ivarie of University of Georgia/Synageva; Matthew Lyon and David Munn of Augusta University

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Bengaluru startup Pentavalent Bio Sciences bags Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17

2017-01-17 09:55:58

Bengaluru-based med-tech start-up Pentavalent Bio Sciences has won the fifth edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17, held at Kolkata in January.By Team ABLEPentavalent Bio Sciences Pvt Ltd from Bengaluru has emerged as the winner of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2016-17. The Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, is a joint initiative by the Tata group and the Indian Institute of Ma

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India signs financing agreement with World Bank for $48 million for Nagaland Health Project

2017-01-17 09:54:36

The objectives of the project are to improve health services and increase their utilization by communities in targeted locations in Nagaland.By Team ABLEA financing agreement for IDA credit of US$ 48 million (equivalent) for the ‘Nagaland Health Project’ was signed with the World Bank. The Financing Agreement was signed by Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs on behalf of

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India, Mauritius sign MoU for cooperation in the field of cooperatives

2017-01-17 09:53:20

India offers to exchange its expertise and technology with Mauritius in agro industry, fisheries and dairy sector.By Team ABLEThe Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Mr Radha Mohan Singh and Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Government of Mauritius, Mr Soomilduth Bholah signed on MoU for cooperation in the field of cooperatives and related areas on January 16, 2017.

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India can’t become a true global biotech Leader until it protects its innovators’ work product: Jim Greenwood, BIO

2017-01-17 09:51:48

The BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood participated in economic development meetings with top Indian government officials, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi while attending the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. Mr Greenwood highlighted the following in his talks: “India has the scientific resources and research excellence to assume its rightful place beside the United States and China

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US woman dies of a pan-resistant New Delhi Metallo-Beta-Lactamase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae

2017-01-16 07:48:04

According to a report released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, a US woman, aged 70, died of an infection that she contracted while being treated for fractured leg bones in India and was resistant to all available antibiotics in the USA.  By Team ABLEA Nevada-based woman died of a superbug dubbed as a ‘nightmare bacteria’ that is resistant to every available antibiotic in

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BARDA to fund manufacture of Zika vaccine by Sanofi Pasteur

2017-01-16 07:45:00

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has agreed to a proposal to fund the manufacture of Sanofi Pasteur’s inactivated Zika vaccine for phase II development.By Team ABLEGlobally-acclaimed pharmaceutical company Sanofi and its vaccines global business unit Sanofi Pasteur have announced that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) within the

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