Catalent Biologics, Zumutor collaborate to develop antibodies with enhanced ADCC activity

2016-08-03 10:54:40

Catalent, Zumutor created a fucose knockout GPEx cell line expressing high levels of an anti-HER2 antibody.

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Government calls for online only nominations for Padma Awards 2017 by September 15

2016-08-03 10:51:35

Nomination sought for Padma Awards online

Nominations for the Padma Awards 2017 is presently open and the last date for receipt of the nominations for the Padma Awards 2017 is September 15, 2016.

It has been decided that from this year the nominations and recommendations for the Padma Awards will be received online only on an electronic management system designed

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Indore girl wins Voice for BT public speaking event in West zone

2016-08-03 10:43:04

It was girls all the way as they walked away with all the three prizes at the West Zone leg of the Voice for BT  public-speaking contest on biotechnology organized by Novozymes with ABLE as Knowledge Partner.By Narayanan SureshThe 2016 season of  the Voice for BT event kicked with  Ms Nabiha Sadique, a biotechnology graduate student from Mata Gujri College of Professional Studies, i

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Generic biologic drugs appear comparable to brand-name counterparts: Johns Hopkins analysis

2016-08-02 10:46:12

Findings from Johns Hopkins study suggest that common and costly medications made from living cells can be equivalent even when manufactured by different company.By Team ABLEA recent press release from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University has indicated that Generic forms of a biologic drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis appear to be as safe and eff

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GSK, Verily announce new biomedical company

2016-08-02 10:41:31

GSK, Alphabet’s Verily to establish Galvani Bioelectronics for bioelectronic medicines development.By Team ABLEGlobal pharmaceutical company GSK has signed an agreement with Verily Life Sciences LLC (formerly Google Life Sciences), an Alphabet company, to form Galvani Bioelectronics to enable the research, development and commercialization of bioelectronic medicines. GSK will hold a 55% equity i

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Kedar Upadhye joins Cipla as Global Chief Financial Officer India

2016-08-02 10:31:26

“With strong financial expertise and deep insights about the global generics industry, Mr Upadhye shall be a strong addition to our Management Council to help us move forward towards our aspirations,” said Mr Subhanu Saxena, MD and Global CEO, Cipla Ltd.By Team ABLETop pharmaceutical company Cipla Ltd has announced the appointment of Kedar Upadhye as the Global Chief Financial Officer of the c

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BIRAC, Nesta support Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) diagnostics research

2016-08-01 09:24:34

BIRAC supports Discovery Awards to help develop diagnostics for AMR.By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and Nesta, the UK-based charity managing the Longitude Prize, organized an outreach program in New Delhi on July 28, to promote Discovery Awards. The aim of the Awards is to help create a pipeline of innova

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Evolva to step up distribution of healthy diet ingredient Resveratrol in Europe

2016-08-01 09:19:30

A 21st century’s special brewer, Evolva, based in India and Europe, has teamed up with Cornelius Group, to market it's wellness ingredient, Resveratrol, in Europe. By Team ABLEOne of Evolva’s latest ingredient, Resveratrol, consumed as a dietary supplement to improve oral health, heart condition, blood sugar control will reach more consumers now through the arrangement with one of Europe’s h

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Shanghai’s Fosun buys 86% stake in Gland Pharma for $1.26 billion

2016-08-01 09:07:27

Chinese health care provider Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Co Ltd has signed a definitive agreement to own 86 percent stake in Hyderabad-based generic injectable pharmaceutical products company Gland Pharma Limited. Fosun will pay approximately Rs 8400 crore ($1.26 billion) to own 86 percent stake in Gland.

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Pennsylvania approves use of interchangeable biologic medicines

2016-07-29 09:27:07

Biosimilar manufacturers have got a boost with Pennsylvania  too approving  the use of interchangeable biologic medicines  in the stateTeam ABLEThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) welcome the approval given to Senate Bill 514 by Pennsylvania Governor, Mr Tom Wolf,  in the last week of July 2016 that creates the pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologi

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