Bengaluru to host India Pharma & India Medical Device 2018 from February 15

2018-02-13 13:45:31

With the theme, ‘Driving NextGen Pharmaceuticals’, India’s biggest Global Conference on Pharma Industry and Medical Devices will begin in Bengaluru on February 15. By Team ABLEThe Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP), Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, along with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), is organizing ‘India Pharma & India Medical Device 2018

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Global investors back Rani Therapeutics with $53 million; company moves drug to clinical trials

2018-02-13 13:41:28

Rani raises investment for manufacturing of a pill designed to replace injectable drug delivery for patients suffering from chronic diseases. By Team ABLESan Jose-located Rani Therapeutics, the developer of a pill designed to replace injectable drug delivery for patients suffering from chronic diseases, has raised $53 million to invest in manufacturing in preparation for human clinical trials. Thi

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Nestlé, digital biotech company Nuritas to co-discover food-derived bioactive peptides through Artificial Intelligence

2018-02-13 13:39:37

Nestlé and Nuritas will work together on discovery of food-derived bioactive peptides through Artificial IntelligenceBy Team ABLEGlobally acclaimed food production company Nestlé and digital biotechnology company Nuritas have entered into a collaboration aiming at discovering bioactive peptide networks within specific target areas of significant value.In order to achieve the common goal, Nuritas

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Strand Life Sciences secures investment from Quadria Capital

2018-02-09 05:20:32

Strand Life Sciences has secured an investment by Quadria Capital. HealthQuad Fund and Heritas Venture Fund have also contributed to this investment.By Team ABLEBengaluru-based Strand Life Sciences has announced an investment by healthcare focused private equity investor Quadria Capital. India-based HealthQuad Fund and Singapore-based Heritas Venture Fund have also contributed to this fund.Accordi

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Alkem Labs to market Stempeutics\' osteoarthritis stem cell therapy

2018-02-09 05:19:16

Alkem will get the exclusive marketing rights for Stempeucel and Stempeutics will manufacture and supply the product.By Team ABLEAlkem Laboratories has signed an exclusive licensing deal to market the osteoarthritis (OA) therapy Stempeucel, manufactured by Stempeutics Research.As per the agreement, Alkem will get the exclusive marketing rights for Stempeucel and Stempeutics will manufacture and su

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HealthAsyst joins GE Healthcare\'s Centricity Partner Program

2018-02-09 05:17:23

With this partnership, CheckinAsyst, the patient check-in solution offered by HealthAsyst, will be available for users of GE Healthcare’s Centricity Practice Solution and Centricity Group Management.By Team ABLEHealthAsyst, a healthcare technology solutions provider, has partnered with GE Healthcare through GE Healthcare’s Centricity Partner Program. The program aims to partner with organizati

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Lupin-Yoshindo joint venture company YL Biologics succeeds rheumatoid arthritis drug trials

2018-02-09 05:15:16

YL Biologics, a joint venture between Lupin and Yoshindo, has announced that its phase-III clinical studies on a biosimilar version of Etanercept (YLB113) has met with a successful outcome. By Team ABLEYL Biologics, a joint venture between Lupin and Yoshindo, has announced that its phase-III clinical studies on a biosimilar version of Etanercept (YLB113) has met with a successful outcome. Lupin ha

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NHRC issues notice to Centre and DCGI over study on unapproved antibiotics sale

2018-02-09 05:14:26

The NHRC has issued notices to the Secretary, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on the sale of unapproved antibiotics. By Team ABLEAccording to a report filed by the Press Trust of India (PTI), the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Centre and the Drug-Control Authority over a study, which claimed that millio

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Health Ministry lays down plan to eliminate AIDS By 2030

2018-02-07 09:21:08

The Government of India has launched a seven year National Strategic Plan on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infection prevention and treatment.By Team ABLE The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha that there has been a 66% decline in the estimated number of annual new HIV infections in the country from 2000 to 2015,

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BIRAC, Venture Center co-organize two day workshop on ‘Taking Med-Tech Startups Beyond Prototyping’

2018-02-07 09:20:13

The 2-day workshop will focus on some important issues facing Med Tech startups after the prototyping stage – rising money, regulations and IP strategy.By Team ABLEA recent report has suggested healthcare, especially MedTech, as an attractive emerging market in India. This has created a great opportunity for Indian companies to make the most in this domain. Reports also suggest that the Indian h

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