Oxitec partners Gates Foundation to curb Malaria-spreading mosquitoes with genetic engineering technology

2018-06-21 15:58:15

Oxitec is in a cooperative agreement with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a new strain of Oxitec’s self-limiting Friendly Mosquitoes to combat a mosquito species that spreads malaria in the Western Hemisphere.By Team ABLEOxitec Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of NYSE-listed Intrexon Corporation, has announced that the company is entering into a cooperative agreement with the Bill

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DBT announces call for applications under ‘Towards a Sustainable Earth (TaSE)’ program

2018-06-21 15:56:14

Towards a Sustainable Earth (TaSE) is a multinational initiative established by NERC, ESRC and The Rockefeller Foundation with the goal of placing environment-human interactions at the heart of achieving all the UN Global Goals.By Team ABLEIn September 2015 the UN General Assembly agreed a new agenda for sustainable development, setting out a series of Global Goals (or Sustainable Development Goal

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Roche, Foundation Medicine merge to accelerate broad availability of comprehensive genomic profiling in oncology

2018-06-21 15:48:58

Together, the companies will leverage expertise in genomics and molecular information to enhance the development of personalized medicines and care for patients with cancer. Pharma major Roche and Foundation Medicine Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Roche to acquire the outstanding shares of FMI\'s common stock not already owned by Roche and its affiliates at a price of US$

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US FDA approves Glenmark’s sANDA for pharmaceuticals\' manufacturing facility in Monroe

2018-06-21 15:47:24

sANDA approval is for manufacturing of Atovaquone and Proguanil Hydrochloride Tablets at Monroe facility. By Team ABLEGlenmark Pharmaceuticals has announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration provided its first supplemental Abbreviated New Drug Application (sANDA) approval for the company\'s manufacturing facility in Monroe, North Carolina. The approval covers: Atovaquone and Proguanil H

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DCGI calls for meeting with major pharma companies to propose introduction of trace and track mechanism for top 300 drug brands

2018-06-21 15:45:55

To beat counterfeit drugs in market, DCGI has called a meeting with all major pharmaceutical companies on June 25th to discuss the proposal regarding introduction of trace and track mechanism for top 300 drug brands that are sold in India.By Team ABLEThe Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has called a meeting with all major pharmaceutical companies on June 25 to discuss the proposal regarding

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Kallyope, Novo Nordisk collaborate to discover obesity and diabetes therapeutics

2018-06-21 15:43:35

Kallyope and Novo Nordisk have announced that they have entered into a research collaboration and option agreement to discover novel peptide therapeutics to treat obesity and diabetes.By Team ABLEKallyope Inc and Novo Nordisk A/S have announced that they have entered into a research collaboration and option agreement to discover novel peptide therapeutics to treat obesity and diabetes.Kallyope wil

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Union Minister J P Nadda releases National Health Profile 2018; launches India’s first ever Nationwide Healthcare Establishment Census

2018-06-21 15:42:15

The National Health Profile covers demographic, socio-economic, health status and health finance indicators, along with comprehensive information on health infrastructure and human resources in health.By Team ABLEShri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Health Profile (NHP)-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) on June 19th. The

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Vice President of Innovation at Johnson & Johnson, Seema Kumar, named Biotechnology Woman of the Year

2018-06-19 06:16:55

Seema Kumar, Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Science Policy Communication for Johnson & Johnson was named recipient of the Biotechnology Institute’s newly launched 2018 Woman of the Year Award. By Team ABLESeema Kumar, Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Science Policy Communication for Johnson & Johnson was named recipient of the Biotechnology Institute’s n

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Andhra Pradesh Health Festival kicks off at Vishakhapatnam

2018-06-19 06:14:06

The festival will be held between 18th and 21st June and has been organized by Medical, Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone and Elets Technomedia. By Team ABLEUshering a unique blend of opportunity for young professionals to innovate and improve healthcare services, the first day of the Andhra Pradesh Health Festival began at Vishakhapatn

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MoS for Health and Family Welfare Mr Ashwini Kumar Choubey releases 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report

2018-06-19 06:11:02

The report indicates that India has registered a record 22% reduction in MMR since 2013, which is the highest percentage decline so far. By Team ABLEShri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released the 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report of the National Health Mission. Speaking at the function, Mr Choubey stated that India has registered a record 22% reducti

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