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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Australia¸ APAC offer international biotech industry a wealth of clinical trial and costs benefits: Novotech

2018-01-12 05:05:04

According to Novotech, the Asia Pacific region has a wealth of clinical trial benefits to offer biotech companies, regardless of their stage of research. By Team ABLEAustralia and the Asia Pacific are fast becoming the destination of choice for the over US$140 billion international biotech industry, with considerable research incentives, supportive regulatory environments and affordable trial cost

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Assam invites investments in Agri biotech sector

2018-01-09 11:49:24

Assam is positioning itself as a major center for phyto pharmaceuticals industry and is wooing investors to the state to develop this sector in a big way.By Narayanan Suresh“Assam is a constituent unit of the Eastern Himalayan Biodiversity Region, one of the two biodiversity ‘hot spots’ in the county and the state is blessed with more than 952 identified species of plants which are used in m

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Serum Institute’s partner NeuClone discloses details of Denosumab’ biosimilar candidate

2018-01-09 07:00:01

NeuClone has partnered with Serum Institute of India for the low-cost manufacture of 10 biosimilars including denosumab. By Team ABLEAustralian biopharmaceutical company NeuClone Pty Ltd has disclosed the fifth biosimilar candidate being developed in its pipeline of monoclonal antibody (mAb) products. The product is a biosimilar candidate for denosumab (branded as Prolia and XGEVA) currently

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