Inovio and Korea’s GeneOne Life Science initiate clinical trials for Hepatitis C vaccine

2018-09-05 09:34:25

While new therapies have made hepatitis C a curable infection, no preventive vaccine has ever been approvedBy Team ABLENASDAQ-listed Inovio Pharmaceuticals and Korea’s GeneOne Life Science have dosed the first patient in a Phase I study designed to evaluate a preventive vaccine against hepatitis C infection. Recruitment has already begun in South Korea, where GeneOne is responsible for conductin

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Institute of Life Sciences’ scientists discover drug target for neurodegenerative diseases and cancer

2018-09-05 09:33:30

The scientists have discovered a protein named TRIM16 that governs the cell stress machineries to safely dispose the protein aggregates which could otherwise be cytotoxic. By Team ABLEScientists at the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneshwar, led by Dr. Santosh Chuahan, have discovered mechanisms by which the protein aggregates are formed and degraded. They found that a protein named T

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EuropaBio appoints Joanna Dupont-Inglis as its new Secretary General

2018-09-04 07:25:21

EuropaBio has appointed Joanna Dupont-Inglis as its new Secretary General. In addition, the association has appointed Bernard Grimm as Healthcare Director and Agnes Borg as Industrial Biotech Director.By Team ABLEIn an announcement released on September 3rd, EuropaBio has confirmed the appointment of Joanna Dupont-Inglis as its new Secretary General. In addition, the association has confirmed the

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Olon strengthens generic drug manufacturing capabilities with Indian factory acquisition

2018-09-04 07:24:15

Olon has acquired a local generics chemical operations API manufacturing facility in Mahad, India, as part of a continuing expansion of its global footprint.By Team ABLEOlon S.p.A., the Italian Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) and generics supplier, has announced the acquisition of a local generics chemical operations API manufactur

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Union Minister J P Nadda addresses 71st Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

2018-09-04 07:23:16

At the 71st Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia, J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, explained India’s ambitious healthcare goals. By Team ABLE“India has fast-tracked many initiatives aimed at achieving all the core tenets of Universal Health Coverage i.e., strengthening health systems, improving access to free medicines & diagnostics and redu

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CARB-X chooses C-CAMP as accelerator for antimicrobial resistance R&D

2018-09-03 09:20:33

C-CAMP has joined the global network of CARD-X and aims to support the initiatives in combating drug-resistant bacteria.By Team ABLEThe Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), a Department of Biotechnology initiative, has been selected as a CARB-X Accelerator for projects funded by CARB-X. CARB-X is the world\'s largest public-private partnership devoted to early development anti-bac

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Sartorius sets up Life Science Factory for startup entrepreneurs

2018-09-03 09:19:29

Sartorius Life Science Factory will offer labs, co-working spaces and consulting services for life science entrepreneurs.By Team ABLEWith its newly founded, independent Life Science Factory, Sartorius, a leading international partner of the biopharmaceutical industry and research sector, intends to promote startups and attract entrepreneurs from the life science sector.Life Science Factory offers

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BIRAC launches First Hub for facilitation of innovation and regulation for start-ups and innovators

2018-09-03 09:18:18

First Hub has been set up to address the queries of Start –ups, Entrepreneurs, Researchers, Academicians, Incubation Centres, SMEs etc.By Team ABLETo promote government initiatives on Start-up India & Make in India, BIRAC, the Public Sector Undertaking of Department of Biotechnology, GoI, has set up a facilitation unit that will act as FIRST HUB to address the queries of Start –ups, Entrep

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USIBC to felicitate Dr Kiran Mazumdar Shaw with Global Leadership Award at the India Idea Summit

2018-09-03 09:16:54

The U.S.-India Business Council has chosen Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and Uday Kotak to bestow the Global Leadership Award. By Team ABLEThe U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) has chosen Dr Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and Uday Kotak to bestow the Global Leadership Award at the U.S.-India Business Council’s ‘India Ideas Summit’. This is a two-day conference that will be held on September 5th and 6th

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Clemson University partners with IIT Delhi to launch biomedical incubator

2018-08-31 06:01:37

Clemson has partnered with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi to launch the Center for Innovative Medical Devices and Sensors. By Team ABLEA new partnership between Clemson University and IIT-Delhi has been recently forged. This partnership will allow researchers from across the globe to collaborate on new medical devices and sensors while educating the healthcare industry’s next gene

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