Emory Vaccine Center-India partnership sheds light on Dengue immune response

2016-10-21 06:37:35

India suffers from the highest number of dengue infections in the world and a recent study published in the Journal of Virology by scientists from Emory, India and Thailand, sheds novel insights on the properties of a class of immune cells known as CD8 T cells, which are involved in fighting dengue virus infection.By Team ABLEA recent study published in the Journal of Virology, by joint efforts am

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Jubilant Biosys incorporates Agilent\'s RapidFire/MS screening platform

2016-10-21 06:33:47

RapidFire is a solid phase extraction technology that enables fast label-free detection of native compounds by mass spectrometry in a wide range of in vitro assays.By Team ABLEIn a press statement released by Jubilant Biosys, the company has announced the addition of Agilent Technologies\' RapidFire/MS screening technology to its Integrated Drug Discovery Platform.RapidFire is a solid phase extrac

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UNICEF procures pentavalent vaccine at lowest-ever price

2016-10-20 09:38:31

A price drop below $1 a dose reflects the work of UNICEF, on behalf of Gavi and countries towards affordable and sustainable vaccine supply for vulnerable children.By Team ABLEUNICEF has announced that it has achieved major breakthrough in procurement prices of vaccines. Six vaccine suppliers have offered to price pentavalent vaccine at an 84 cents a dose average – nearly half the price that the

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Seven farmer organizations urge Prime Minister Modi to sanction GM mustard commercialization

2016-10-20 09:35:59

The Rashtriya Progressive Kisan Association has written to the Prime Minister demanding commercialization of genetically modified (GM) mustard at the earliest. By Team ABLEThe Rashtriya Progressive Kisan Association (RPKA), a consortium of seven farmer organizations, has written to the Prime Minister demanding commercialization of genetically modified (GM) mustard at the earliest. The consortium f

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NICPR, All India Institute of Ayurveda sign MoU to establish Center of Integrative Oncology

2016-10-20 09:32:45

A joint venture--Center of Integrative Oncology—will be set up for collaboration in the areas of cancer prevention, research and care. This initiative is being set up with support from Ministry of AYUSH and Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. By Team ABLEGiving a big boost to initiatives on the fight against cancer, a strategic MoU was signed between the Natio

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Sun Pharma collaborates with ICGEB to develop dengue vaccine for India and global markets

2016-10-20 09:24:38

According to the agreement, ICGEB will grant Sun Pharma exclusive rights and licenses for development and commercialization of this vaccine globally. ICGEB will receive pre-defined royalty and milestone payments.By Team ABLEIndia’s most recognized and successful pharmaceutical manufacturer, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has signed a new collaboration with International Centre for Genetic Enginee

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DBT develops iron fortified rice to tackle anemia in school children

2016-10-19 10:01:34

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), in order to address the problem of anemia, has developed an appropriate technology on iron fortified rice premix from broken rice kernels. By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT), in order to address the problem of anemia, has developed an appropriate technology on iron fortified rice premix from broken rice kernels. This iron fortified rice premix

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Four Indian cities to house BRICS Biomed centers

2016-10-19 10:00:04

The four BRICS Biomed Centre will work on an aim to develop new biomedical technologies and development of domestic demand and export of biotech products.By Team ABLENEW DELHI: The BRICS Biomed Cooperation has decided that BRICS Biomed Centre in India will be established in Kanyakumari, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi by 2025. The four centers will work on an aim to develop new biomedical technolog

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The IV2 Alliance, Telangana forge MoU to advance biomedical innovation

2016-10-19 09:57:32

The MoU ensures the entities will engage in the joint promotion of economic development, science/technology, commercial and financial activities within Montgomery County, Maryland and Hyderabad, Telangana, IndiaBy Team ABLERepresentatives from Maryland, USA-based non-profit corporation, The IV2 Alliance and the government of the State of Telangana, India, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding

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AIIMS buys Elekta’s advanced cancer treatment devices; purchase represents India’s largest public investment in health sector

2016-10-19 09:09:21

The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) has expanded its cancer care with advanced treatment devices from Elekta.By Team ABLEThe All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) will acquire seven Elekta’s Versa HD linear accelerators and six microSelectron brachytherapy systems. The investment supports AIIMS’s current phase of sustained expansion, which represents India’s largest p

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