Merck’s ethical gene editing considerations published in Bioethics Journal

2018-06-13 09:39:35

The American Journal of Bioethics has accepted Merck’s publication on ethical issues in genome editing to be printed in its July issue. A summary version has been published in The American Journal of Bioethics blog.By Team ABLEMerck, a leading science and technology company and leader in genome editing, has announced that The American Journal of Bioethics has accepted a publication on ethical is

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AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly to discontinue Alzheimer’s disease drug lanabecestat’s trials

2018-06-13 09:38:25

Independent data monitoring committee has advised the companies that lanabecestat is unlikely to meet primary endpoints, hence leading to a decision to discontinue these trials. By Team ABLEAstraZeneca and Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) have announced today that the companies are discontinuing the global Phase III clinical trials of lanabecestat, an oral beta secretase cleaving enzyme (BACE) inhibi

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Trump’s ‘Right to Try’ Legislation could boost orphan drug market in US: Kalorama report

2018-06-13 09:37:18

The legislation authorizes doctors to prescribe drugs that have cleared first phase but have not been through human clinical trials and thus not yet been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. By Team ABLEMarket Research firm Kalorama Information said that recently signed legislation to give terminally ill patients the right to use experimental medications could boost the market for orphan

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United States trails Europe in Biosimilar drug approval numbers: Biosimilars Council White Paper

2018-06-13 09:36:17

A new Biosimilars Council report, titled, ‘Breaking Through on Biosimilars: Delivering More-Affordable, Innovative Medicines for America’s Patients’, recommends policies to fulfill promise of biosimilars in the US. By Team ABLEA new Biosimilars Council report, titled, ‘Breaking Through on Biosimilars: Delivering More-Affordable, Innovative Medicines for America’s Patients’, recommends

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Diagnostics startup Theranosis bags Mumbai Angels Network’s investment

2018-06-12 09:28:55

Theranosis Life Sciences has raised an undisclosed amount from Mumbai Angels Network.By Team ABLEDiagnostics startup Theranosis Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd, which focuses on the oncology space, has raised an undisclosed amount from Mumbai Angels Network. The Hyderabad-based startup, which was founded by Shibichakravarthy Kannan and Vennila Dharman in 2016, deals with non-invasive diagnostics for cancer

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H D Kumaraswamy’s Government names K J George as IT, BT and ST Minister

2018-06-12 09:27:58

Congress legislator Mr K J George is the minister for  Karnataka’s Large and Medium Scale Industries , IT, BT, Science and Technology.By Team ABLECongress MLA Kelachandra Joseph George will head the portfolio of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science and Technology (IT, BT and ST) in Karnataka. Minister George will also handle the Ministry of Social Welfare as an additional portf

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AIIMS researchers discover Type 4 Diabetes; discovery to aid Glaucoma cure

2018-06-11 09:03:37

Researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have discovered and described a new type of diabetes called Type 4 Diabetes, which specifically affects the eye and brain tissues.By Team ABLEResearchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have discovered and described a new type of diabetes called Type 4 Diabetes, which specifically affects the ocular (eye) and

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Cipla to market Eli Lilly’s diabetes drug Basaglar

2018-06-11 09:02:13

Cipla will market and distribute Basaglar, the once-daily insulin glargine therapy for the treatment of patients with type 1 & 2 diabetes above two years of age. By Team ABLECipla will market and distribute Basaglar, the once-daily insulin glargine therapy for the treatment of patients with type 1 & 2 diabetes above two years of age. Cipla Limited has partnered with Eli Lilly and Company,

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BIO 2018 Convention draws 18,289 global biotechnology industry leaders; sets Guinness Record for maximum partnering meetings

2018-06-08 09:10:37

Setting a Guinness World Record for “The Largest Business Partnering Event,” BIO 2018 hosted 46,916 partnering meetings, facilitated by BIO’s One-on-One Partnering system — a 13% increase over 2017.By Team ABLEThe 2018 BIO International Convention (BIO 2018) was wrapped up after four days of programming under the theme of “Make History.” Hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Orga

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India, Norway sign MoU to extend health cooperation

2018-06-08 09:09:01

This cooperation between India and Norway is aligned with the development goals of Government of India as outlined in its National Health Policy 2017By Team ABLEIndia’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Norway to extend the cooperation within health sector through the Norway India Par

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