Sun Pharma to acquire Russian pharma company Biosintez

2016-12-05 08:16:07

With the acquisition, Sun Pharma intends to step up local manufacturing capability in Russian market By Team ABLESun Pharma has announced the execution of definitive agreements by its wholly-owned subsidiary, for the acquisition of 85.1% of JSC Biosintez, a Russian pharmaceutical company engaged in manufacture and marketing of pharmaceutical products in Russia and CIS region. The equity considerat

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Biocon\'s Diabetes Education Initiative for Medical Practitioners receives Award of Recognition from Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India

2016-12-05 08:11:05

As a part of its social responsibility, Biocon had introduced ABIDE, a diabetes education initiative for medical practitioners in the year 2012, which has been conferred with the \'Award of Recognition\' by the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)By Team ABLEAsia\'s premier biopharmaceuticals enterprise Biocon has been engaging with diverse stakeholders to educate them on ef

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First new HIV vaccine efficacy study begins in South Africa

2016-12-05 08:05:26

The study, called HVTN 702, involves a new version of the only HIV vaccine candidate ever shown to provide some protection against the virus.By Team ABLEThe first HIV vaccine efficacy study to launch anywhere in seven years is now testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection among South African adults. The study, called HVTN 702, involves a new version of the only

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DBT calls for Ramalingaswami Re-Entry Fellowship for skilled Indian National researchers working overseas

2016-11-28 11:54:28

The Department of Biotechnology has called for applications under the Ramalingaswami Re-Entry Fellowship for skilled Indian National researchers working overseas to pursue their R&D interests in Indian institutions.By Team ABLEIn a new announcement made by the Department of Biotechnology, applications are invited from Indian nationals working in overseas research institutions for the Ramalings

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GSK initiates phase III development program for anemia drug, daprodustat

2016-11-28 11:51:34

GlaxoSmithKline has announced the start of a phase III development program investigating daprodustat as a treatment for anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD)By Team ABLEPharmaceutical and healthcare giant GlaxoSmithKline recently announced the start of a phase III development program investigating daprodustat, an oral hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor (HIF-PHI), a

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Indian drug companies\' financials stronger: Moody\'s Investors Service report

2016-11-28 11:49:43

Moody\'s recent report titled Indian Pharmaceutical Companies — A Deep Dive said in the statement that when compared with their global counterparts, Indian pharmaceutical companies have stronger financial profiles with low leverage and high coverage metrics.By Team ABLEIn a recent analysis released by Moody\'s Investors Service, Indian pharmaceutical companies, despite their smaller size, exhibi

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On National Milk Day, a world’s first, National Mission on Bovine Productivity ‘e-pashuhaat’ portal launched

2016-11-28 11:47:16

To connect breeders and farmers, e-pashuhaat portal (www.epashuhaat.gov.in) was launched for the first time in the world on National Milk Day.By Team ABLEIn memory of Dr Verghese Kurien, the Father of White Revolution, National Milk Day was celebrated in India on his birth anniversary. The Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that the milk production ha

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Biotechnology — A growing field in the developing world: CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology report

2016-11-28 11:43:38

A detailed new report surveys a broad cross-section of biotechnology work across developing countries, revealing steady growth in fields tied to human well-being worldwide, says a new report by CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology By Team ABLEThe developing world is achieving significant growth in a broad cross-section of biotechnology fields, many of them directly tied to food prod

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Researcher Gagandeep Kang receives Infosys Prize for her contribution in rotavirus research

2016-11-25 00:56:54

Professor Gagandeep Kang has been awarded the Infosys Prize in Life ScienceBy Team ABLEWell known life sciences research scientist, Professor Gagandeep Kang has been awarded the Infosys Prize in Life Science for her contributions to understanding the natural history of rotavirus and other infectious diseases that are important both globally and in India. Kang is the Executive Director of Translati

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Eli Lilly’s Alzheimer’s drug Solanezumab fails in trials

2016-11-25 00:53:56

Eli Lilly and Co disclosed the failure of an experimental drug aimed at slowing Alzheimer’s. Lilly said that it’s a late-stage clinical trial of its drug, called solanezumab did not significantly slow cognitive decline in patients with mild dementia due to Alzheimer’sBy Team ABLEPharma major Eli Lilly and Co recently disclosed the failure of an experimental drug aimed at slowing Alzheimer’

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