Indian Patent Office grants Oxford BioDynamics’ EpiSwitch patent protection

2018-02-15 10:57:51

EpiSwitch is a proprietary industrial platform for the discovery, evaluation, validation and monitoring of a novel class of epigenetic biomarkers known as \'chromosome conformation signatures\' (CCSs).By Team ABLEOxford BioDynamics’ novel technology platform EpiSwitch has received patent protection in India. Oxford BioDynamics was spun out of Oxford University in 2007 and aims to translate scien

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Reminder call for Grand Challenges Explorations India Round 4 announced

2018-02-15 10:55:57

Grand Challenges India is a partnership framework for DBT, BIRAC, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch joint initiatives aimed at catalyzing innovative health within India.By Team ABLEThe goal of the Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) India program is to empower ideas - ideas that will create new drugs, diagnostics, devices, vaccines, delivery systems and service models that can

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Sun Pharma Science Foundation recognizes Indian scientists for exemplary contribution in pharma & medical science

2018-02-15 09:36:07

The Sun Pharma Science Awards are awarded to Indian Scientists for their outstanding work and exemplary contribution to medical research. By Team ABLEThe Sun Pharma Science Foundation, a non-profit organization registered under Societies Registration Act announced the Sun Pharma Science Awards to Indian Scientists for their outstanding work and exemplary contribution to medical research. These awa

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Novartis, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation form alliance to develop diarrheal disease medicines

2018-02-15 09:33:43

Novartis has received funding from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for further development of Novartis drug candidate KDU731 for the treatment of cryptosporidiosisBy Team ABLEGlobally located pharma giant, Novartis and the most enterprising philanthropist organization Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have formed an alliance to advance development of Novartis\' drug candidate KDU731 for the

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Pandorum Technologies raises Series A fund of Rs 23 crore

2018-02-14 10:12:08

Pandorum has raised approximately Rs 23 crore in a Series A round from IAN Fund, 021 Capital, 500 Startups and KITVEN fund. By Team ABLEAccording to a report filed in the Economic Times, biotechnology startup Pandorum Technologies has raised $3.6 million (approx. Rs 23 crore) in a Series A round from Indian Angel Network Fund, 021 Capital, 500 Startups and the Karnataka government backed Karnataka

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Sanofi launches new diabetes management drug Toujeo in India

2018-02-14 10:09:46

Toujeo is a once daily, long-acting basal insulin used to control blood sugar in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes By Team ABLESanofi India has launched Toujeo, a new product for the management of diabetes. Toujeo is a once-daily, long-acting basal analog insulin that improves glycemic control in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia is a constant fear among

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Eli Lilly appoints Luca Visini as MD of India operations

2018-02-14 10:02:50

Eli Lilly and company has appointed Luca Visini as Managing Director of its Indian subsidiary with effect from February 1, 2018.By Team ABLEUS pharmaceutical company, Eli Lilly and Company has appointed Luca Visini as Managing Director of its Indian subsidiary with effect from February 1, 2018.Visini replaces Edgard Olaizola, who headed Lilly India operations from September 2013 to January 2018, a

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India, Russia strengthen ties at Agriculture Business Summit in New Delhi

2018-02-14 09:55:16

Apart from presentation by both countries that highlighted the agricultural trade opportunities, there was intense discussion on agriculture education and biotechnology.By Team ABLEAs a part of the country-wide year-long celebration of India-Russia Diplomatic Relations, since April 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare organized two major events, an India-Russia Agriculture Busin

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Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Students Team (BEST) 2017 Workshop starts in Bangalore

2018-02-14 06:29:16

The ninth edition of the four-day workshop of Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Students Team (BEST) 2017 Workshop got off to an exciting start in Bangalore. The workshop was inaugurated by ABLE President-elect Mr Shrikumar Suryanarayan and ABLE General Secretary Dr Goutam Das.By Team ABLEThe 2017 edition of BEST workshop was inaugurated on February 12, 2018 at Clarks ExoticaConvention Resort & S

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IIT Madras develops algorithm for India\'s first Health monitoring wearable device

2018-02-13 13:47:08

Medical-Grade device VinCense is loaded with algorithms to derive vitals non-invasively & unobtrusive monitoring for effective healthcare deliveryBy Team ABLEThe Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has developed the algorithm for the country\'s first medical-grade, wearable device with algorithms for deriving vitals in a non-invasive manner, called VinCense.Developed jointly with MedIoTek H

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