CDSCO permits parallel submission of applications for clinical trials of r-DNA products

2016-12-21 08:11:04

Biotech regulator to now accept applications for clinical trials of r-DNA products even while RCGM review is underway.By Team ABLEThe office of Drugs Controller General India (DCGI) under the Directorate General of Health Services, in pursuance of its efforts to simplify the approval process of clinical trials of r-DNA products, has announced that The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (C

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FDA approves continuous glucose monitoring system for diabetes treatment decisions

2016-12-21 07:54:58

FDA expands indication for continuous glucose monitoring system, first to replace fingerstick testing for diabetes treatment decisions.By Team ABLEThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Dexcom’s G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System to allow for replacement of fingerstick blood glucose (sugar) testing for diabetes treatment decisions in people 2 years o

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FDA grants accelerated approval to new treatment for advanced ovarian cancer

2016-12-21 07:52:43

FDA grants accelerated approval to new treatment for advanced ovarian cancer.By Team ABLEThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Rubraca (rucaparib) to treat women with a certain type of ovarian cancer. Rubraca is approved for women with advanced ovarian cancer who have been treated with two or more chemotherapies and whose tumors have a specific gene mutation (delete

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en-ABLE Awards presented to six start-ups

2016-12-20 00:15:06

Mr Parshottam Rupala, Minister of State for Agriculture, Farmers welfare & Panchayati Raj, presented the first eN-ABLE Start-up Awards to 6 promising entrepreneurs at BioEconomy Conclave 2016. By Team ABLEABLE recognizes start-ups in India for their exemplary work and promise with eN-ABLE Start-up Awards. These Awards have been instituted this year to honor start-ups for propelling the engines

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Biotech regulator simplifies regulatory processes for vaccine and r-DNA products

2016-12-15 09:36:20

DCGI streamlines issuance of Form 29 licenses. No need for joint inspections of vaccines and r-DNA products manufactured for R&D purposes.  By Team ABLEIn a circular issued on December 13, 2016, the office of Drugs Controller General India (DCGI) under the Directorate General of Health Services has decided to discontinue the practice of prior joint inspection for issuance of Form 29 licen

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"Our Bioincubator encourages start-up companies in industrial, healthcare, agri and food biotechnology,” Dr Anil Wali, MD,FITT, Delhi

2016-12-15 06:33:21

"The primary focus of the IIT Delhi Bioincubator is to encourage start-up companies in industrial biotechnology, healthcare biotechnology, agro-biotech and food biotechnology,” says Dr Anil Wali, Managing Director, Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT). Dr Anil Wali is an IIT Delhi Doctorate who has years of experience in specialty chemicals and clean processes. He has several

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ABLE submits a brief report on BioEconomy Conclave to Dr Jitendra Singh

2016-12-13 12:14:27

A brief report on ABLE’s 1st BioEconomy Conclave held in New Delhi on November 29-30, 2016 was presented to Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space.By Team ABLEAssociation of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE), India’s lea

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“Scientific churning of biodiversity data can be a major step towards bioeconomy,” Dr K Vijay Raghavan, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology

2016-12-13 12:11:34

Having embarked on a mission to achieve target of $100 billion strong bioscience industry by 2025, the stalwarts and stakeholders gathered at Delhi to chalk out the much clear roadmap towards the same.By Rahul Koul, BioVoice NewsThe BioEconomy India Conclave 2016 was the India’s first premier conference focused on biotechnology and its impact on the economy. Hosted by the Association of Biotechn

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AIIMS requests Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for mandatory linkage between Aadhar and Unique Health Identification Number

2016-12-12 07:49:54

Deputy Director Administration of AIIMS, V Srinivas, has written to CK Mishra, Union Health Secretary, with the request that a notification be issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, that would mandate individual authentication for generation of UHID numbers.By Team ABLEAs India’s First Fully Digital Public Hospital, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences generates Unique Healt

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Prima Nature Care launches Sea Buckthorn-based phyto-medicines in India

2016-12-12 07:47:59

Prima Nature Care has launched sea buckthorn-based phyto-medicine in India. The clinical trials of phyto-medicine by the company has shown improvements in the conditions of patients with various diseases like diabetes, blood pressure, obesity and arthritisBy Team ABLEDelhi-based healthcare company Prima Nature Care has launched sea buckthorn-based phyto-medicine in India. Sea buckthorn has been in

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