Kalorama Information Report indicates biosimilars will reduce prices, but will not match generic-like savings

2017-12-19 09:35:12

Kalorama’s new market research study, ‘Biosimilars: Global Market and Trend Analysis’, indicates there will still be a healthy market as a handful of generic companies are willing to risk lower profits at first to lead the charge into biosimilar development.By Team ABLEMore than half of all pharmaceuticals prescribed in the United States in 2017 were generic, totaling sales $197 billion

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Cadila gets USFDA nod for generic drug to treat Parkinson’s

2017-12-19 09:33:56

Cadila Healthcare has received US FDA approval to market its Parkinson’s disease drug in AmericaBy Team ABLECadila Healthcare has said in a press release that the company has received approval from the US FDA to market Pramipexole Dihydrochloride extended-release tablets, used for treating Parkinson’s disease, in the American market.The company’s subsidiary, Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc,

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India, Morocco sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in healthcare

2017-12-19 09:32:24

JIPMER and Marrakech Mohamed VI University Hospital of Morocco signed an MoU for enhanced cooperation in telemedicineBy Team ABLEIndia and Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector on December 14th, 2017. Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare J P Nadda and Dr. Abdelkader Amara, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Morocco signed the MoU in t

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Fibsol Life Tech from Chennai wins first National Biotech Entrepreneurship contest

2017-12-16 15:45:51

Dr Kavitha Sairam led Fibsol Life Technologies, incubated at the Bioincubator of IIT-Chennai won the first prize in the National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition, organized in Bangalore on December 16, 2017 by BIRAC. The prize was for the company’s nanofiber based innovative plant growth promoter for crops. The  Rs 10 lakh prized was sponsored by Ankur SeedsBy Narayanan SureshBangalore, 16

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HITLAB, Unitus Seed Fund invite Healthcare Innovators to the 2018 HITLAB World Cup: India

2017-12-15 05:45:44

Innovators worldwide are invited to submit their original technology-enabled healthcare solutions and finalists will make pitches for up to $500,000 in fundingBy Team ABLEHITLAB, in association with StartHealth, an initiative of Unitus Seed Fund and part of India\'s leading impact venture fund investing in early-stage startups innovating for the masses, has announced the 2018 HITLAB World Cup: Ind

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Mitra Biotech receives Innovation Gallery Award

2017-12-13 01:02:50

Mitra Biotech has received the ‘Innovation Gallery Award’ at the 2017 CPhI & P-MEC event in Mumbai.By Team ABLEMitra Biotech, the company involved in advancing personalization of cancer treatment, has received the ‘Innovation Gallery Award’ at the 2017 CPhI & P-MEC event in Mumbai, India.Mitra was given the award for its innovative CANscript platform, which recreates a patient\'s o

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Union Minister J P Nadda launches new initiatives on Universal Health Coverage Day

2017-12-13 01:01:13

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at a function said that the Government is committed to advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage in the country, and have rolled out various initiatives to meet this aimBy Team ABLE“We are committed to advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage in the country, and have rolled out various initiatives to meet this aim”, stated

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Scientists mourn Father of DNA fingerprinting Prof Lalji Singh’s death

2017-12-13 00:58:26

Prof. Singh is known for his efforts to found the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics in Hyderabad in 1995. By Team ABLEIt was announced yesterday that the Father of DNA fingerprinting in India, Prof Lalji Singh, has passed away in Varanasi on December 10th. Aged 70, Prof Singh is known for his efforts to found the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics in Hyderabad in 1995. He se

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BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology calls for presentations

2017-12-13 00:56:41

The 15th annual BIO World Congress will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia July 16-19, 2018.By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has issued a call for presentations for the 2018 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The 15th annual BIO World Congress will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia July 16-19, 2018.The B

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"USFDA nod for Biocon-Mylan's cancer drug OGIVRI a milestone," Dr KIran Mazumdar-Shaw

2017-12-08 08:32:38

On December 1, 2017, Mylan N.V. and Biocon Ltd announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Mylan's Ogivri (trastuzumab-dkst), a biosimilar to Herceptin (trastuzumab), co-developed with Biocon. Ogivri has been approved for all indications included in the label of the reference product, Herceptin, including for the treatment of HER2-overexpressing breast cancer and metast

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