GSK appoints Kevin Sin as new SVP and Head of Worldwide Business Development for R&D

2018-04-23 09:15:39

Critical role appointed as part of ongoing activities to strengthen and accelerate the Pharmaceuticals pipelineBy Team ABLEGlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) has appointed Kevin Sin as Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Business Development for Pharmaceuticals Research & Development. In this position, Kevin will play a critical role in strengthening GSK’s pharmaceutical pipeline and identify

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DBT, Cancer Research UK propose to launch a £10 mn bilateral research initiative on low cost cancer treatment methods

2018-04-23 09:13:38

India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Cancer Research UK propose to launch a £10 million bilateral research initiative which will focus on low cost approaches to cancer treatment.By Team ABLEAt the invitation of United Kingdom Prime Minister Ms. Theresa May, the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi visited the United Kingdom (UK) as a Guest of Government on 18 April 2018. The two

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DBT calls for proposals on Biotech-Krishi Innovation Science Application Network program

2018-04-23 09:11:19

The Biotech-KISAN is a farmer centric scheme launched by of the Department of Biotechnology, where scientists will work in sync with farmers to understand problems and find solutions.By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT) is currently seeking applications for its Biotech-Krishi Innovation Science Application Network (Biotech-KISAN) Scheme.The Biotech-KISAN is a Farmer centric scheme lau

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USFDA approves an experimental drug made from marijuana to treat seizures associated with two rare forms of epilepsy in children

2018-04-21 12:08:57

The Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) approved Epidiolex, the first plant-derived cannabidiol medicine for prescription use in the United States by a 13-0 vote.By Team ABLEGW Pharmaceuticals plc, a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary canna

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Germfree launches a new flexible platform bioGO to accelerate biotech innovation

2018-04-21 11:11:52

The company has created this bioGO in response to limited and rigid infrastructure options for launching biopharmaceutical projects. By Team ABLEUS-based Germfree has released bioGO this week at INTERPHEX. The biomanufacturing platform represents a completely new approach to quick and flexible production space. The company has created this bioGO in response to limited and rigid infrastructure opti

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WuXi AppTec expands United States site to further drug development testing services

2018-04-21 11:10:45

Chinese pharma major WuXi AppTec has expanded the Laboratory Testing Division (LTD) facility in New Jersey.By Team ABLEChinese pharma major WuXi AppTec has expanded the Laboratory Testing Division (LTD) facility in New Jersey. The opening event was presided by state and local officials including State Senator Linda Greenstein. The new facility, according to the press statement, will enhance WuXi

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BCIL licenses Polyherbal Probiotic Formulation developed by Prof. Talwar to Bipha Drug Laboratories

2018-04-21 11:09:16

Nauroz is a composition for improved vaginal health, developed by Talwar Research Foundation. This was non-exclusively transferred through BCIL to Bipha Drug Laboratories of Kerala.By Team ABLENauroz is a composition for improved vaginal health, developed by Talwar Research Foundation(TRF), New Delhi. This was non-exclusively transferred through the Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) to Bipha

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DST invites applications for participation in 3rd BRICS Young Scientist Conclave

2018-04-19 08:46:53

The 3rd edition of the BRICS Young Scientist Conclave is scheduled to take place in Durban, South Africa during 25-29 June 2018. By Team ABLEThe idea of the BRICS Young Scientist Forum was adopted at the 2nd BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Ministerial Meeting. As part of BRICS YS Forum’s activities, the 1st BRICS Young Scientist Conclave was held in Bangalore (India) in September

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Twist Bioscience names Premas Life Sciences as distributor for synthetic DNA products

2018-04-19 08:46:01

Twist Bioscience has announced that the company has expanded its presence in APAC, adding strategic distribution partners for synthetic DNA (genes, gene fragment, oligo pool product lines). By Team ABLETwist Bioscience Corporation, a company enabling customers to succeed through its offering of high-quality synthetic DNA, has announced that the company has expanded its presence in Asia Pacific, ad

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Boehringer Ingelheim to further investments in avian vaccines; signs deal with Eli Lilly on kidney disease

2018-04-19 08:45:01

Boehringer Ingelheim has confirmed its allegiance to Lyon-Gerland Biodistrict by announcing that it is about to invest a further €65 million in the metropolitan area.By Team ABLESix months after inaugurating its new French animal health headquarters in the heart of the Lyon-Gerland Biodistrict, Boehringer Ingelheim has confirmed its allegiance to the region by announcing that it is about to inve

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