EU gives clearance to Biocon’s Sterile Drug Product facility

2018-07-09 06:57:18

Biocon has received the EU GMP certification for its Sterile Drug Product manufacturing facility in BangaloreBy Team ABLEBiocon has received the EU GMP certification for its Sterile Drug Product manufacturing facility in Bangalore, which was inspected by the European agencies in March 2018. This facility is used for the manufacture of Biocon’s portfolio of biosimilars. Biocon remains committed t

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Cabinet approves DNA Technology Regulation Bill, 2018

2018-07-05 09:58:43

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018.By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018.The primary intended purpose for enactment of ‘The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill’ is

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Grand Challenges India, BIRAC call for proposals under ki Data Challenge for Maternal and Child health

2018-07-04 11:57:49

The ‘knowledge integration (ki) data challenge for Maternal and Child health’, is a call for proposals directed at addressing challenges that we face in improving health of mother and child in comparable geographies.By Team ABLEBiotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has posted a Request for Proposal (RFP), a Grand Challenges India Funding Opportunity on ki Data Challenge fo

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Dr. Reddy’s launches Amgen’s Repatha in India

2018-07-04 11:56:13

Repatha is a patented product of Amgen Global, indicated for the treatment of adult patients with primary hypercholesterolaemia or mixed dyslipidaemia. By Team ABLEDr. Reddy’s Laboratories has launched Repatha (evolocumab) 140 mg/ml, a PCSK9 Inhibitor available in India, approved by the Drug Controller General India (DCGI). Repatha (evolocumab) is a patented product of Amgen Global, indicated fo

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DBT-DST announce funding opportunity under Carbon Capture Innovation Challenge and Converting Sunlight to Storable Fuels

2018-07-04 11:53:55

Carbon Capture Innovation Challenge will seek to identify breakthrough technologies, and recommend R&D pathways and collaboration mechanisms; and Converting Sunlight Innovation Challenge seeks to develop stable cost effective materials for an efficient reactor design By Team ABLEFunding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) in Carbon Capture Innovation Challenge (IC#3) has been jointly announced by t

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Novartis seeks shareholder approval for 100% spinoff of Alcon eye care devices business

2018-07-03 10:07:25

Novartis intends to spinoff Alcon, its eye care division, into a separately-traded standalone company.By Team ABLENovartis has announced its intention to spinoff Alcon, its eye care division, into a separately-traded standalone company. The planned spinoff would enable Novartis and Alcon to focus fully on their respective growth strategies. Completion of the transaction is subject to general marke

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Neuberg Diagnostics partners with UK\'s Premaitha Health

2018-07-03 10:05:59

Neuberg Diagnostics has partnered with UK\'s Premaitha Health for transfer of DNA analysis technology for non-invasive prenatal testing to detect genetic conditions in unborn babies.By Team ABLEIndia\'s Neuberg Diagnostics has partnered with UK\'s Premaitha Health for transfer of DNA analysis technology for non-invasive prenatal testing to detect genetic conditions in unborn babies.Compared to oth

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Diabetes expert Dr. V. Mohan, the first Indian to win Harold Rifkin Award

2018-07-03 10:03:49

The American Diabetes Association honors Dr. V. Mohan with Harold Rifkin Award By Team ABLEDr. V. Mohan, Chairman and Chief of Diabetology at Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre and President & Chief of Diabetes Research of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has been conferred the prestigious Harold Rifkin Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes Award by the Ame

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NPTEL-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis to train doctors in TB management

2018-07-03 10:02:18

An eight-week course has been prepared in consultation with experts in the field of TB management and covered the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of TB as a public health problem.By Team ABLEThe National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) has joined hands with National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT) to offer ‘Manage Tuberculosis – an onli

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A blood test for $20 could help diagnose hepatitis B patients across Africa

2018-07-03 10:00:25

A simple $20 blood test could help diagnose thousands of patients with hepatitis B in need of treatment in some of Africa\'s poorest regions.By Team ABLEResearchers have developed an accurate diagnostic score that consists of inexpensive blood tests to identify patients who require immediate treatment against the deadly hepatitis B virus - which can lead to liver damage or cancer.The score consist

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