Microsoft Genomics partners Eagle Genomics to venture immune disorders, antibiotic resistance research

2018-10-17 10:01:02

This is the first microbiome partnership for Microsoft Genomics, a Microsoft Azure service dedicated to meeting the computational challenges of the genomics era.By Team ABLEThe data scientists and developers behind a ground-breaking microbiome data platform, have announced their partnership with Microsoft Genomics, a Microsoft Azure service dedicated to meeting the computational challenges of the

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Dr. Shalini Vallabhan joins US Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs Scientific Advisory Board

2018-10-17 10:00:21

Shalini Vallabhan is a social impact leader with experience working with private, public, and non-profit sectors in the U.S. and across the Asia region.By Team ABLEThe Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs, a self-governing, independent organization which promotes standards of excellence around both core technical competencies and ethical practices for pharmaceutical industry professionals in

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Alembic Pharma gets USFDA nod for diabetes drug

2018-10-17 09:58:52

The product is a generic version of Takeda Pharms USA’s Nesina tablets in the strengths of 6.25 mg, 12.5 mg and 25mg.By Team ABLEDrug firm Alembic Pharmaceuticals has announced that the company has received a tentative nod from the US FDA for its Alogliptin tablets used for treatment of type 2 diabetes.The product is a generic version of Takeda Pharms USA’s Nesina tablets in the strengths of 6

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Taiwan President inaugurates new national biotech park

2018-10-16 07:22:45

The park, located in Taipei\'s Nangang District, is home to several government agencies, including the Ministry of Health as well as research centers from Academia Sinica, which oversaw the construction of the park.By Team ABLETaiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen inaugurated the National Biotechnology Research Park marking a major stride forward for Taiwan\'s biomedical industry and a milestone in the

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Australia Health University sets up centre at KIHT Vizag

2018-10-16 07:22:03

Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT) gets formally inducted as a Joanna Briggs Centre for evidence synthesis and technology assessments on 15th October coinciding Dr. A. P.J Abdul Kalam’s birthday. By Team ABLEThe Research arm of AMTZ, Kalam Institute of Health Technology has collaborated with The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) as an Affiliate. The Joanna Briggs Institute (J

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BIRAC aids discovery to commercialization; announces call for PACE, SBIRI, and BIPP before November 30th

2018-10-16 07:21:03

BIRAC has invited applications under 3 important schemes: PACE, SBIRI and BIPP before November 30th.By Team ABLEPROMOTING ACADEMIC RESEARCH CONVERSION TO ENTERPRISE (PACE):Biotechnological research and development in India is largely carried out by academic institutions (universities/research organizations) and to some extent by industry (mostly large companies). By virtue of their strong infrastr

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CSIR names Shekhar Mande as Director General as biotechnologist Girish Sahni retires

2018-10-16 07:19:14

The expert in DNA finger printing and NCCS Director Shekhar C. Mande will take up the role as Director General of CSIR and DSIR. By Team ABLEIndia’s leading experts in DNA fingerprinting and diagnostics, Shekhar C. Mande was recently named and appointed as Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). He will head the 38 national research labs of CSIR located

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Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories to sell API manufacturing business to Therapiva

2018-10-16 07:18:15

This sell out is a decision by the company in accordance with a step towards streamlining its manufacturing operations and optimizing cost structures. By Team ABLEDr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its API manufacturing business unit located in Jeedimetla, Hyderabad, to Therapiva Private Ltd., an emerging generics pharmaceutical company.This

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NIH study finds probiotic Bacillus eliminates antibiotic resistant infections

2018-10-15 06:25:53

The researchers, led by scientists at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), unexpectedly found that Bacillus bacteria prevented S.aureus bacteria from growing in the gut and nose of healthy individuals.By Team ABLEA new study from National Institutes of Health scientists and their Thai colleagues shows that a ‘good’ bacterium commonly found in probiotic digesti

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UNICEF, WHO declares India as polio free

2018-10-15 06:23:55

UNICEF and WHO have said the risk of children getting vaccine derived poliovirus was minimal in India because of a high routine immunization coverage in the country.By Team ABLEIn a joint statement issued on October 11th, 2018, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) said the risk of children getting vaccine derived poliovirus was “minimal” in Indi

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