Logistics company Agility opens new center in Hyderabad

2017-02-06 11:03:29

Agility has set up a 6,000-square-foot Life Sciences Excellence Center (LSEC) at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to serve pharma manufacturers in Hyderabad, Goa, Pune, Vishakhapatnam and Bangalore.By Team ABLEAgility has set up a 6,000-square-foot Life Sciences Excellence Center (LSEC) at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to serve pharma manufacturers in Hyderabad, Goa, Pune, Vishakhapatnam an

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C-CAMP selected by NITI Aayog for scale-up funding

2017-02-03 09:07:24

NITI Aayog announces six incubators for scale-up support under Atal Innovation Mission Established Incubation Centers scheme. C-CAMP is the only bioincubator among the six chosen for scale-up support funding.By Team ABLEThe incubator at Centre for Cellular And Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), an initiative of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, and with a mandate to

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Union Health Ministry releases new Medical Devices Rules, 2017

2017-02-03 07:57:18

The Health Ministry has notified the Medical Devices Rule, 2017 in which the new rules separate regulatory norms for manufacturing medical devices from drugs.By Team ABLEThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare notified the Medical Devices Rules, 2017, a day after the Union Budget was presented in the parliament by Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley. The Rules are framed in conformity with Global Har

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National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research establishes exclusive Centre of Integrative Oncology to further collaborate on cancer research

2017-02-03 07:55:19

The main objective of the center is to build collaborations in the areas of cancer prevention, research and care. The Center would be the clearing house for information for AYUSH projects on cancer research and management.By Team ABLEDr Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary, Department of Health Research (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare) & Director General, Indian Council for Medical Research

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US FDA grants Abbott the first commercial authorization for molecular test to detect Zika Virus

2017-02-03 07:53:27

Abott’s molecular test for detecting Zika virus approved by US FDA.By Team ABLEPharma major Abbott has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized its molecular test, the Abbott RealTime ZIKA test, to detect Zika virus in whole blood (when collected alongside a patient-matched serum or plasma sample) for emergency use. Abbott says that this is the first molecular test

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UK to start field trials of GM “ Super Wheat

2017-02-02 11:14:54

Regulators in UK have given permission to start field trials of a genetically-modified (GM) wheat variety that enhances photosynthesis and hence yields by 40 per cent. The trials will be done at Rothamsted Research.By Narayanan SureshResearchers at Rothamsted Research, a 170 year old farm research station, will start field trials of a new variety of GM wheat which with the addition of a gene extra

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Union Budget 2017: Propositions for the healthcare and life sciences industry

2017-02-02 06:12:03

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley presented the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament on Feb 1, 2017. Highlights for the healthcare sector.By Team ABLEAction plan to eliminate Kala-Azar, Filariasis, Leprosy, Tuberculosis and Measles The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament said that

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Chiltern opens new process and technology center in Bengaluru

2017-02-01 09:22:51

London-headquartered global contract research organization, Chiltern has announced the opening of its new process and technology center in Bengaluru. By Team ABLETo meet the growing demands, London-headquartered global contract research organization, Chiltern has announced the opening of its new process and technology center in Bengaluru, India. “We believe we have compiled one of the best teams

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Chennai Cancer Institute starts phase-II clinical trials of dendritic cell-based cancer vaccine in collaboration with NII

2017-02-01 09:21:58

This would be the first Dentritic Cell based cancer vaccine employing SPAG9 being used for Human Cervical Cancer patients in India and in the world.By Team ABLEEncouraged by the successful results of the immunotherapy route to cancer treatment, The Cancer Institute, Chennai has launched the second phase of the clinical trials in collaboration with National Institute of Immunology (NII). This is a

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Ferring, Enteris BioPharma to co-develop oral formulation of peptide-based injectable therapeutics

2017-02-01 09:20:13

Enteris BioPharma will license to Ferring its oral drug delivery technologies, as well as provide clinical trial finished product, and will receive milestones and royalties based on net sales of the developed product.By Team ABLESwiss-based Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Enteris BioPharma have announced that the companies have entered into a license agreement and initiated an early development agreem

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