Bharat Biotech’s Chikungunya Vaccine enters Phase I trials

2017-06-06 12:02:36

The Phase I human clinical trials of Bharat Biotech’s indigenously developed Chikungunya (CHIKV) vaccine is underway in India to evaluate the vaccine’s safety, tolerability and immunogenicity.By Team ABLEAs a testimony to PM Narendra Modi’s Make in India program, Bharat Biotech has announced yesterday that the phase I human clinical trials of its indigenously developed Chikungunya (CHIKV) Va

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Dr Durba Pal of IIT Ropar bags Early Career Research Award for work on Insulin Resistance

2017-06-06 12:01:35

Dr Durba Pal has been awarded the research grant for her early stage research in the field of Insulin Resistance. By Team ABLEDr Durba Pal, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar, has been awarded with the Early Career Research Award by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi. Dr Durba Pal has been awarded

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Abbvie, Novo Nordisk and Takeda have the best reputations among pharma companies: Reputation Institute Global Pharma Reptrak Study

2017-06-06 12:00:49

Reputation Institute has named AbbVie the most reputable pharmaceutical company based on the findings from its annual Global Pharma RepTraks studyBy Team ABLEBoston-located Reputation Institute has named AbbVie the most reputable pharmaceutical company based on the findings from its annual Global Pharma RepTraks. The study is based on over 16,500 reputation ratings collected during January and Feb

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New World Bank Project to support the growth of India’s innovative biopharmaceutical and medical devices industry

2017-06-06 06:11:05

This project will support Government of India’s Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Program (BIRAC) to scale-up its efforts across the industryBy Team ABLEThe World Bank, on May 31, 2017 has released a statement which says that the Bank will support India in developing an innovative biopharmaceutical and medical devices industry, which is globally competitive and addresses the country’s

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DBT calls for applications under Newton-Bhabha PhD placement program

2017-06-06 06:08:50

Newton Fund India in partnership with DST and DBT is offering opportunity for UK and Indian PhD scholars to spend a period of their study in Indian and UK higher education institutionsBy Team ABLEOn behalf of the Ministry of Science and Technology, India and the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy, UK, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), the Department of Science and Techno

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Farmers of 136 districts of 16 states responded positively on Soil Health Card

2017-06-06 05:40:25

Soil Health Card helps in increasing the productivity and reduced the cost of production 93% samples for Soil Health Card tested so far. By Team ABLESoil Health Card was initiated for farmers and it has made a huge difference to farming and farm produce. It has helped in increasing the productivity and reduced the cost of production. Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had inaugurated the

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Health Minister Nadda releases National Health Mission CRM Report

2017-06-06 05:38:41

Appreciating the Common Resource Mission, Minister Nadda believes that it is unique, as districts and states not only show case their best practices, but are also forthcoming about their challenges. By Team ABLEAt a recently held function for the dissemination of 10th Common Review Mission (CRM) report of the National Health Mission, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said that ensuring quality of he

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Festival of Genomics Returns to San Diego —Genomics Wonderland

2017-06-02 09:42:00

The Festival of Genomics will be held in San Diego from June 26 to 27, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center.By Team ABLEFront Line Genomics has announced that the Festival of Genomics will return to San Diego from June 26 to 27, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center.The Festival of Genomics is a global experience, taking place throughout the year in London, San Diego and Boston. Now in its th

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Nativis discovers bio-electronic method for increased biofuel from algae

2017-06-02 09:40:28

Nativis has discovered a novel bio-electronic method to boost biofuel production from algaeBy Team ABLENativis, an US-based clinical stage life science bio-electronic company developing non-invasive, safe and highly effective treatments for cancers and other serious diseases, announced the use of the same technology to inhibit a key enzyme in algae. The paper entitled “Non-Thermal Radio Fre

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A new NIH-funded research could aid fight against tuberculosis

2017-06-02 09:32:14

NIH researchers have shown that a single protein allows mycobacteria to generate diverse populations that can avoid TB drugs. The protein may be a target for intervention and may help shorten TB treatment By Team ABLESubgroups of tuberculosis (TB)-causing bacteria can persist even when antibiotics wipe out most of the overall population. The need to eliminate these persistent subpopulations i

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