Friday, 18 August 2017

World News

  • Tissue Regenix acquires CellRight Technologies

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Aug, 2017

    Tissue Regenix Group plc, a UK-based leading medical devices company in the field of regenerative medicine announced the completion of the acquisition of CellRight Technologies LLC, a US-ba...Read more

  • NIH promotes the use of genomics in clinical care

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 10 Aug, 2017

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is awarding $18.9 million towards research that aims to accelerate the use of genome sequencing in clinical care. The new awards will generate innov...Read more

  • Eurofins signs agreement to acquire DiscoverX

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2017

    Eurofins Scientific, a world leader in providing analytical support to the global pharmaceutical industry, has signed an agreement to acquire DiscoverX, a leader in drug discovery products ...Read more

  • Siemens to purchase Alere's blood diagnostics unit

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 25 Jul, 2017

    Siemens Healthineers has signed a definitive agreement to buy point-of-care diagnostics firm Alere's blood diagnostic systems unit, Epocal. The financial details of the acquisition have not...Read more

  • Incyte launches Phase-III trial for assessing GVHD candidate Itacinib

    World |  News | 1 Comment | 24 Jul, 2017

    Incyte Corporation announced that the first patient treated has been treated in Incyte’s Phase III clinical trial, GRAVITAS-301, assessing itacitinib, its Janus Kinase Inhibitor (JAK1...Read more

  • Heartbeat Labs plans to launch digital health startups

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Jul, 2017

    Heartbeat Labs is a new company builder by HitFox Group, which will launch up to five digital startups a year. It will back three to five startups working on health tech solutions with see...Read more

  • Bayer awards research grants for Hemophilia

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2017

    16 winners from 8 countries were awarded research grants of more than $ 2 million under the global Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP). The grants will support research into a broad rang...Read more

  • University of Birmingham launches global research project

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2017

    The University of Birmingham has secured £2 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to launch a research group aimed at improving healthcare for patients with l...Read more

  • Pitt Medicine collaborates with French research institutes

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Jul, 2017

    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has entered into an agreement with three world-renowned French research institutions, the University Pierre et Marie Curie of the Sorbonne Un...Read more

  • Elite Pharma collaborates with SunGen

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jul, 2017

    Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company developing abuse-deterrent opioids and niche generic products, has entered into a new Development and License Agreement with ...Read more

  • Nestle Health Science joins hands with Enterome

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jul, 2017

    Nestlé Health Science and Enterome are jointly creating Microbiome Diagnostics Partners (MDP), which aims to lead the development and commercialization of innovative microbiome-based...Read more

  • J P Nadda addresses ‘BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting at China

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Jul, 2017

    J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare spoke on the theme ‘Strengthen Health System and Achieve Health-Related SDGs’ at the ‘BRICS Health Ministers’ ...Read more

  • Scientist’s consortium gets funding for developing antibiotics

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Jul, 2017

    A consortium of scientists from Ingenza Ltd (Edinburgh), the National Physical Laboratory (NPL, London) and the University of Plymouth has received funding of £933k from Innovate UK t...Read more

  • CSI receives US patent for health management system

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 03 Jul, 2017

    Computerized Screening, Inc. (CSI) has been granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office directed to community based managed health kiosks and prescription drug dispensing systems...Read more

  • Glooko raises $35 M for diabetes management

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 29 Jun, 2017

    Glooko, a startup selling data management healthcare service on top of a device-agnostic platform to make it easier for doctors to remotely monitor patients, has pulled in $35 million Serie...Read more

  • Philips agrees to buy US firm Electrical Geodesics

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Jun, 2017

    Netherlands-based Royal Philips has entered an agreement to purchase US-based Electrical Geodesics (EGI) for €32.9m. Philips is a Dutch technology company headquartered in Amsterdam&nb...Read more

  • Eli Lilly expands Biotechnology center

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Jun, 2017

    Eli Lilly and Company has announced completion of a $90 million expansion of its Biotechnology Center in San Diego, California. Lilly's new space will help foster and accelerate the discove...Read more

  • $300M invested in biotech by Alphabet

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2017

    Google’s parent company Alphabet has invested $300 million in a new fund that will buy stakes in European biotech companies. Alphabet’s division Verily Life Sciences will be on...Read more

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