Tata Trusts sets up Impact Lab at IIT Delhi to work on innovations in public health

2018-01-18 06:41:31

The Impact Lab will source solutions in chosen areas to improve healthcare of poor and resource challenged communities.By Team ABLETata Trusts has set up an Impact Lab at IIT Delhi in partnership with health innovation player PATH for healthcare solutions in areas such as maternal and child health, nutrition and diagnostics for chronic and infectious diseases, among others.The collaboration betwee

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DBT announces Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP) 2018-19

2018-01-18 06:40:30

The program supports cutting-edge research that brings together faculty and young researchers from Switzerland and India.By Team ABLEThe Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP) was initiated by the Indian and Swiss governments in 2005 in order to further advance the bilateral cooperation in scientific and technological areas of strategic relevance to both countries. The program supports cuttin

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2017 – A Landmark Year for Indian Science

2018-01-16 10:48:43

2017 has been an exciting year for science in India. From unheralded incremental innovations to Big Bang headline-grabbing global feats, Indian scientists have done some very important work to push the frontiers of science during the year.By Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, CMD,  BioconIndia researchers made significant contributions to R&D across a broad spectrum of fields spanning across space scie

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CDSCO not to accept offline applications for r-DNA Drugs

2018-01-16 10:40:56

DCGI notifies that applications for r-DNA der4ived drugs will be accepted only onlineBy Team ABLEThe Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation(CDSCO), which is under Directorate General of Health Services,Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,Government of India, will accept applications pertaining to  clinical trials, marketing authorization, registration certificate and import License f

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The Cancer Scare: Lifestyle And Its Effect

2018-01-16 09:10:25

Being aware of the risks that our lifestyle poses to our health is \nthe first step in taking care of our body and preventing it from falling\n prey to various diseasesDr Vijay Chandru (The article first appeared in Businessworld)

Our changing lifestyles and daily habits contribute to the increase \nin cancer diagnoses overall and especially to the increasing number of \npeople being diagnosed w

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BIRAC’s PATH & SIPP support program for innovators and Indian biotech startups announced

2018-01-12 05:34:03

BIRAC offers a wide range of IP and Technology Management services to Start ups, SME’s and Academia under the program BIRAC-PATH and SIPP By Team ABLEOne of the primary mandates of BIRAC is “to trigger, transform and tend biotech start-ups to convert innovative research of public and private sector into viable and competitive products and enterprises”. To accomplish this, BIRAC has launched

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Lupin gets USFDA nod for generic version of Tamiflu capsules

2018-01-12 05:32:59

Lupin has received final approval from the US FDA to market the generic version of Hoffman-La Roche Inc’s Tamiflu capsulesBy Team ABLELupin Pharma has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market a generic version of Tamiflu capsules, used in treating influenza.The company has received final approval from the US drug regulator to market oseltamivir phosphate capsu

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Canada for cooperation in the field of Science & Technology

2018-01-12 05:21:22

The MoU will provide a mechanism and help to foster scientific cooperation between R&D and academic institutions of India and Canada.By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Canada for cooperation in the field of Science & Technology. The MoU will provide a mechanism and help to foster scientific cooper

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Breed registration is an important step in documenting vast animal genetic resource: Minister Radha Mohan Singh

2018-01-12 05:08:35

Mr Singh said breed registration is an important step in documenting the animal genetic resource and that this process will lead to preparation of an inventory of genetic resources By Team ABLE“There is a need to protect native animal genetic diversity in the global scenario of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Intellectual Property Rights,” said Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Mini

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Abbott, YRGCARE collaborate to track HIV, Hepatitis patterns

2018-01-12 05:05:54

Abbott will provide study protocol and diagnostic equipment and YRGCARE will screen and sequence patient data from infected populations in IndiaBy Team ABLEHealthcare company Abbott and Chennai’s YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education have entered into a partnership to study the country’s viral diversity to improve the accuracy of diagnostic tests for HIV and Hepatitis.Abbott will

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