Thursday, 20 July 2017

World News

  • 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

  • Intellia to win China patent for CRISPR

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2017

    Intellia Therapeutics has received notice from China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) that it will grant the company a broad patent covering CRISPR/Cas9 single-guide gene-e...Read more

  • Promising results for Ebola vaccine developed in Canada

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2017

    A phase 1 randomized controlled trial has found an Ebola virus disease (EVD) vaccine, developed in Canada, was well-tolerated with no safety concerns, and high antibodies were present in pa...Read more

  • Novartis and Verily promote biotech growth

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2017

    Novartis and Verily have helped Medicxi raise $300 million (€268 million) to invest in late-stage drug developers. The fund sees Medicxi move beyond its original focus on early-stage b...Read more

  • New management for type 2 diabetes

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Jun, 2017

    Switzerland-based Ascensia Diabetes Care has entered a global technology partnership with French firm Voluntis to optimise insulin management for patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. V...Read more

  • OncoSec enters in a preclinical agreement

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2017

    OncoSec Medical Incorporated, a company developing DNA-based intra-tumoral cancer immunotherapies, has engaged in a preclinical agreement through the OncoSec Technology Access Program (TAP)...Read more

  • NIH funding for AIDS research

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2017

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Rockefeller University, The City University of New York Graduate School of Public Healt...Read more

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