Panacea Biotec inks tripartite agreement with Natcoand Breckenridge Pharmaceutical

2018-08-28 08:31:12

Panacea has entered into a tripartite agreement with Natco Pharma and Breckenridge Pharmaceutical for the manufacture and supply of Azacitidine injection for the U.S. market.By Team ABLEPanacea Biotec, one of the India\'s leading research based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, has entered into a tripartite agreement with Natco Pharma Ltd. and Breckenridge Pharmaceutical Inc. for the man

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US FDA approves AbbVie’s Imbruvica plus Rituximabindication for rare type of blood cancer

2018-08-28 08:30:28

With this approval, the IMBRUVICA prescribing information now includes combination use with rituximab, representing the first and only chemotherapy-free combination treatment specifically indicated for Waldenström\'s macroglobulinemia. By Team ABLEAbbVie, the research-based global biopharmaceutical company, has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its IMBRU

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TNAU to set up Centre of Excellence in Agri biotech at Coimbatore

2018-08-28 08:29:36

The CoE will be a joint venture between the State Government, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), TNAU, private industries and philanthropists.By Team ABLETamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), located at Coimbatore, is going to set up a Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology to promote research in agriculture biotechnology.The press release by the university says that

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ABLE announces BioEconomy Conclave Pune

2018-08-27 09:51:48

ABLE will host BioEconomy Conclave in Pune, Maharashtra, on October 4-5, 2018. This is a two-day conclave and will be held in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Dr Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune. The conclave will focus on “Strategies for $100 Billion Economy”.Some of the key sessions include:Keynote on “How Industrial Biotech can spur BioEconomy to $100 billion ta

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Indian Bio medical Skill Consortium, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation collaborate on effective skill development

2018-08-27 08:40:42

This initiative would bolster the growth of professionals in the country and is considered as a right move for encouraging the high-end professionals’ skills and enhancement of safety of medical products. By Team ABLEThe Indian Bio medical Skill Consortium (IBSC) has entered into an MoU with the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI). This paves the way for Biomed

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Newer blood pressure, cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival rate in patients: ASCOT Legacy study

2018-08-27 08:39:50

Patients who took a newer blood pressure lowering treatment (based on a calcium channel blocker) for 5.5 years were 29% less likely to have died from a stroke ten years later than those taking an older regimen (based on a beta-blocker).By Team ABLEBlood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with hypertension after more than a decade, according to late bre

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India’s first aviation biofuel put to test; SpiceJet operates flight with Made-in-India biofuel

2018-08-27 08:38:14

The SpiceJet flight was powered by a mix of conventional air turbine fuel (ATF) and biofuel. One engine operated with 100% ATF while the other engine with 75% ATF and 25% Biofuel. By Team ABLEMonday, August 27th, 2018 is one big historical day for both the Indian Aviation Industry and for the Ministry of Petroleum and Gas. SpiceJet successfully operated a turboprop, Q-400, using biofuel formu

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IIT Roorkee’s biotech researchers identify Acinetobacter’s virulence factor

2018-08-24 04:32:15

Prof. Ranjana Pathania, Associate Professor, Department of Biotech at IIT Roorkee, and his team have identified Hfq, an RNA chaperone protein, as an important virulence factor in A. baumannii.By Team ABLEAcinetobacter baumannii is one of the most prevalent bacteria responsible for neonatal sepsis in India. These bacteria are not airborne, but can spread through direct contact with surfaces, object

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Latest discovery reveals lower-risk malaria regions as breeding grounds for drug-resistant strains

2018-08-24 04:30:14

In the new study, researchers used mathematical modeling to investigate the historical observation that resistant strains of the parasite evolve first in regions with lower infection rates, like Southeast Asia and South America.By Team ABLENew drug-resistant strains of the parasite that causes malaria tend to evolve in regions with a lower risk of malaria. This is because in hard-hit areas with hi

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Durban set to host Bio Africa Convention, the first ever African bio-economy convention

2018-08-24 04:27:08

BIO Africa Convention will be held between 27th and 29th, August, 2018, at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre, under the theme ‘Africa: Open for Business - Together building the Bio-Economy’. By Team ABLEThe inaugural BIO Africa Convention is an international event organized by AfricaBio, a biotechnology stakeholder association in partnership with Innovative Pharmeceutical Associ

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