1health to offer two types of COVID-19 testing kits to SkyWest Airlines
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Leading Testing as a Service (TaaS) provider, 1health, recently announced that it has partnered with SkyWest Airlines, a SkyWest Inc. subsidiary, to provide two types of COVID-19 tests to the airline’s personnel....


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Zydus seeks DCGI approval for PegIFN drug to treat COVID-19 patients
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Indian pharmaceutical company Zydus Cadila is reportedly seeking approval from DCGI (Drug Controller General of India) for its PegIFN (Pegylated Interferon Alpha-2b), a hepatitis C drug, to treat COVID-19 patients, aft...


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Pfizer begins Phase-1 trials of oral COVID-19 antiviral drug in U.S.
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Pfizer Inc., an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation, has recently announced to have started the early phase trials for its oral antiviral drug for Coronavirus. The company revealed that first phase trials...


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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine found to be 79% effective in U.S. trials
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The COVID-19 vaccine co-developed by AstraZeneca Plc, a British-Swedish multinational biotechnology company, and scientists at Oxford University, has reportedly passed the U.S. clinical trials with 79% effectiveness in...


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Amazon gearing up to officially launch Amazon Care in the United States
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The announcement comes after the successful pilot testing of Amazon Care in Seattle. Reportedly, the major strength of Amazon Care is the speedy te...


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U.S. to invest USD 12.25 billion to quicken COVID-19 testing in schools
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The United States Government is reportedly spending USD 12.25 billion to ramp up COVID-19 testing in the nation to aid schools safely reopen and encourage testing equity among the underserved and high-risk communities....


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Health Catalyst introduces Healthcare.AI™ to tackle clinical challenges
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Health Catalyst Inc., a U.S.-based leading provider of technological solutions for healthcare organizations, has reportedly introduced a new platform called Healthcare.AI™. This new solution will help organizatio...


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Natco Pharma’s marketing partner BPI obtains FDA approval for new drug
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Breckenridge Pharmaceutical Inc. (BPI), a marketing partner of Natco Pharma, has reportedly received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application of Everolimus drug tablet...


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TCS, Infosys, Accenture workforce to receive free Covid-19 vaccination
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Information technology giants Infosys, Accenture India, and Tata Consultancy Services will reportedly cover Covid-19 vaccination costs for their employees and their family, who are eligible and opt to receive the jab....


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Motorola Solutions to offer Norwegian Health Emergency Service with CRS
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Motorola Solutions has announced to have been selected by Helsetjenestens Driftsorganisasjon for Nødnett HF (HDO HF) to offer the Norwegian Health Emergency Service with a new CRS (Command Central Control Room S...


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FDA to allow pharma companies modify COVID-19 shots amid variants surge
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

With the rising cases of Coronavirus variants, the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has reportedly introduced guidelines for pharmaceutical companies to modify their COVID-19 vaccine doses in an effor...


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Gan & Lee partners with IDF to expand its diabetes treatment portfolio
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

China-based leading pharmaceutical organization Gan & Lee Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd. has announced to have signed a strategic collaboration with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) to bolster its efforts towa...


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Seoul Metropolitan Government announces COVID-19 testing for pets
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Seoul Metropolitan Government has announced to have started testing companion animals for COVID-19. The local government intends to conduct these tests on animals who have shown fever, cough, or any other respiratory....


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Germany touts legal action on AstraZeneca over COVID-19 vaccine delays
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Germany’s government has reportedly threatened legal action against pharmaceutical laboratories for failing to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the European Union on schedule. The recent development comes amidst high...


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Microsoft books profits as pandemic fuels cloud computing, Xbox sales
  Author: Akshay Kedari

Reportedly, American multinational technology firm Microsoft Corporation stated that its Azure cloud computing services witnessed a 50% growth in the second quarter, with the business benefitting from investment in wor...


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ClaimBuddy secures undisclosed sum in Titan Capital-led funding round
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Indian insurance technology startup ClaimBuddy has reportedly raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round which was led by Titan Capital and involved participation from other marquee investor groups including ...


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New York planning on direct purchase of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

In recent developments, Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo has reportedly issued a letter to the CEO of American drug maker Pfizer Inc., Albert Bourla, requesting for direct purchase of COVID-19 vaccine doses. Although...


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Mayo Clinic Laboratories forms alliance with American Hospital Dubai
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

In recent developments, Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic Laboratories and American Hospital Dubai are reportedly planning on entering a strategic alliance which is aimed at enhancing advanced laboratory diagnostic services ...


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Algae cultivator Qualitas Health raises USD 10 million in funding round
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

In recent developments, privately held food and nutrition company Qualitas Health Inc. has reportedly secured USD 10 million in venture funds, as it looks to broaden the reach of its plant-based protein and omega-3 bus...


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RedHill Biopharma announces positive results of COVID-19 opaganib study
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Israeli specialty biopharmaceutical company, RedHill Biopharma Ltd., has announced the preliminary data from the phase-2 clinical trials of its drug opaganib which was administered orally in patients suffering from COV...


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Siemens, Duke Energy, Clemson University unite to study hydrogen use
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

German renewable energy company, Siemens Energy AG has reportedly partnered with South Carolina-based research institute, Clemson University and Charlotte-headquartered electric power holding organization, Duke Energy ...


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AstraZeneca expands its portfolio through Alexion Pharmaceuticals buyout
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca Plc, has reportedly finalized a deal worth USD 39 billion with Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., an American pharmaceutical company which specializes in rar...


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TBI, Oracle to jointly launch cloud-based vaccine management system
  Author: Akshay Kedari

Tony Blair Institute (TBI) and Oracle have recently introduced cloud technology to Africa for effective management of public health programs in the region. As per credible sources, initially, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Rw...


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CDC funds $1.5 Mn for co-robots; aims to reduce worker exposure
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Projects developed through this grant is expected to be used in developing collaborative robots for use in the manufacturing and healthcare industries. ...


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inmagene-biopharmaceuticals-secures-21-million-in-series-b-funding
  Author: Akshay Kedari

Inmagene Biopharmaceuticals, a Chinese pharmaceutical company, has recently revealed that it has logged US$21 million from its Series B funding round which was led by Vertex Ventures China. Reportedly, the funding saw ...


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Clarivate launches EndNote 20 to enhance research management solutions
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Clarivate plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights, has reportedly launched new and enhanced EndNote™ 20, a reference management solution through whi...


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Mental health startup Psyomics raises £1.5 million to launch ‘Censeo’
  Author: Akshay Kedari

U.K. headquartered HealthTech startup- Psyomics Ltd. has reportedly announced that it has raised nearly £1.5 million (USD 1.95 million) through a recent funding round led by the current as well as new investors, ...


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OneOncology launches OneR to accelerate clinical research programs
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

In recent developments, Tennessee-based oncology medical service provider OneOncology Inc., has reportedly announced the establishment of a newly formed subsidiary named OneR (OneOncology Research Network). ...


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Varian’s IDE win makes way for first ever FLASH therapy clinical trial
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

U.S.-based radiotherapy technology company, Varian Medical Systems has made it to the headlines for reportedly receiving an IDE (Investigational Device Exemption) from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. ...


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EU Grants €4.3 Mn for an Innovative Solar Energy Technology Research
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

For the past few years, a specifically designed molecule and an energy system with exclusive abilities for capturing and storing solar power have been developed by a researcher’s group from the Chalmers Universit...


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Researchers bag $6Mn grant to study the link between Parkinson’s & aging
  Author: Akshay Kedari

A three-year grant worth $6 million, funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation, was recently awarded to a collaborative research team from Michigan’s Van Andel Institute (VAI) and the University of Minnesota Medica...


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Innovent, Eli Lilly release results of ORIENT-11 trial for lung cancer
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Innovent Biologics Inc., in collaboration with American pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Company, have reportedly announced that the biomarker results of ORIENT-11 trials which were displayed during a mini verbal pre...


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Generac, Baker partner to offer solar & storage installations in U.S.
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Generac Holdings Inc., a Wisconsin-based leading backup power generation developer, has reportedly entered a joint venture agreement with a solar electric solutions provider Baker Electric Home Energy. Sources close to the matter stated that the t...


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Education analytics platform HelioCampus acquires ABC Insights
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

HelioCampus, a leading higher education analytics platform that offers universities and colleges the decision-support assistance they require to work more sustainably and strategically, has reportedly announced that it...


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GVN adds EVIT Center and Chumakov as its new Centers of Excellence
  Author: Akshay Kedari

The Global Virus Network (GVN), an international coalition of medical virologists, has recently announced the addition of Australian and Russian researchers. GVN is adding the Cente...


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Novartis reveals positive data from Phase III ORION trials of inclisiran
  Author: Akshay Kedari

Swiss multinational pharmaceutical firm, Novartis has recently announced results from its Phase III ORION-10 and -11 studies that focus on assessing the individual responses of patients on lowering low-density lipoprot...


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Novartis notifies about Phase III COMBI-I study to treat skin cancer
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Reportedly, Novartis made an announcement that the COMBI-I study in its third phase that does evaluation of investigational immunotherapy spartalizumab (PDR001), combined with the targeted therapies Mekinist (tram...


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Merck to develop USD 1.3 billion research center in London by 2025
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

America-based leading pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. Inc. (MSD) is reportedly moving ahead with its plans of building a research center in London. Sources close to the matter stated that the new facility, which...


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New research exposes hidden vulnerability in novel Coronavirus
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The research led by Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Lawyer Taylor Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Baofu Qiao, a research assistant professor at the Northwestern University, have reportedly discovered a ne...


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NeuroRx, Relief Therapeutics declare results of RLF-100 clinical trials
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

U.S.-based pharmaceutical company NeuroRx Inc., along with Relief Therapeutics Holding AG, a Swiss drug development company, have reportedly declared that aviptadil (RLF-100) clinical trials have showcased quick recupe...


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PCI Pharma extends global clinical supply-chain services in Europe
  Author: Akshay Kedari

U.S. based biopharmaceutical and pharma outsourcing services company, PCI Pharma services has reportedly announced that it reached a noteworthy milestone through the development of COE (Clinical Center of Excellence) i...


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Boehringer Ingelheim acquires GST to expand stem cell capabilities
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Boehringer Ingelheim, a leader in pharmaceutical products, has recently made it to the headlines by acquiring Belgium-based veterinary biotech firm, Global Stem cell Technology (GST). ...


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JW gains solid tumor technology license through recent acquisition
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

JW Therapeutics, a biotechnology company headquartered in Shanghai, China, has reportedly acquired Syracuse Biopharma (Hong Kong) Ltd., inclusive of a licensing agreement for Eureka Therapeutics’ solid tumor tech...


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University of California launches unified COVID-19 research data center
  Author: Akshay Kedari

The University of California Health has reportedly launched a secure and centralized database known as UC CORDS in a bid to accelerate COVID-19 research. Sources with the relevant i...


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Abcam & Cancer Research UK join forces to accelerate cancer research
  Author: Akshay Kedari

Cancer Research UK, one of the world's biggest independent funder of cancer research, has recently joined forces with Abcam plc, a leading developer of life science tools and reagents, to commercialize an...


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Iridium shakes hands with Relativity Space to launch six satellites
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

In the recent turn of events, Relativity Space, has reportedly inked an agreement with Iridium, with an aim to launch six next-generation communication satellites of the company. As...


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Binance China Blockchain Institute joins forces with Xinyuan Group
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

In a recent turn of events, Binance China Blockchain Institute, has reportedly signed a partnership deed with Xinyuan Group (NYSE:XIN), a Chinese real estate company with an aim to bring blockchain technology to the re...


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DelMar to acquire Adgero Biopharmaceuticals in all-equity transaction
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the American-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel cancer therapies, has reportedly inked agreement to acquire Adgero Biopharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. in an ...


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National Congress of China recommends government-led blockchain fund
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The parliament of China, National People’s Congress, has reportedly given a suggestion for a blockchain development fund, backed by the government to be able to build up a good governance system. The most powerfu...


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Halifax to initiate COVID-19 vaccine trials with CanSino Biologics
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The Dalhousie University, also known as Halifax University, located in Canada, has reportedly announced that its team would be working in collaboration with Chinese manufacturer, CanSino Biologics, to conduct the first...


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VMware announces official acquisition of Kubernetes startup Octarine
  Author: Akshay Kedari

  VMware has announced its intention to purchase Kubernetes security startup Octarine. The CEO of VMware, Patrick Morley expressed this as a step in the right direction for the company to become a major security provi...


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Researchers to investigate the risk of airborne viruses in buildings
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

As the world gradually paces back to normalcy after recuperating from the devastating effects of COVID-19, a research team from DOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) embarked on the quest to ...


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AbCellera receives $175.6 mn from Canada for coronavirus research
  Author: Akshay Kedari

Healthcare companies are racing against time to develop a vaccine for COVID-19 which has killed thousands of people across the world. Given the dire situation, healthcare companies are seeking financial support from go...


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Cannabis sativa extracts demonstrate potential to in COVID-19 treatment
  Author: Akshay Kedari

The University of Lethbridge, with Swysh, a company focused on cannabinoid R&D and Pathway Rx, a research company focused on developing custom cannabis therapies, are partnering to unravel a specific Cannabis sativ...


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Novartis buys Amblyotech to develop digital therapy for amblyopia
  Author: Akshay Kedari

Novartis has recently made an announcement confirming that it has concluded its acquisition of Amblyotech, which is a software startup based in the U.S. Novartis will collaborate with McGill University and Ubisoft to b...


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ThermoGenesis reveals intellectual property acquisition by ImmuneCyte
  Author: Akshay Kedari

ThermoGenesis Holdings, Inc. has recently announced the acquisition of intellectual property by ImmuneCyte Life Sciences, its joint venture. The acquisition has been made by ThermoGenesis, a market leader and pioneer i...


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ALX Oncology raises $105 million in Series C financing for CD47 trials
  Author: Akshay Kedari

ALX Oncology, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, has secured $105 million in a Series C funding round, led by Vivo Capital. The new investors, who participated in the funding round include Janus Henderso...


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NTT Research unveils 8 partnerships on quantum physics, neural network
  Author: Akshay Kedari

NTT Research has entered into five-year agreements with universities and other agencies   The joint framework will help boost its effor...


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NTT Research partners with TUM on technologies to advance patient care
  Author: Akshay Kedari

NTT Research, Inc., has recently unveiled that its Medical and Health Informatics (MEI) Lab has signed a joint research agreement with the Technical University of Munich to work on three-dimensionally implantable and t...


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TrakCel & McKesson partner to help commercialize gene & cell therapy
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The combination of these two product suites is designed specifically for the growing number of developers that are nearing the commercial launch of gene and cell therapies. The integrated platform allows t...


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AECOM reveals plans to launch its PFAS eliminating tech DE-FLUORO™
  Author: Akshay Kedari

DE-FLUORO™ will be on display at the company’s booth at the eighth International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference, CleanUp 2019. AECOM, a multin...


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TOI & CareMore care model showcases better cancer care at lower cost
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The study registered CareMore patients that were newly diagnosed with hematologic and solid malignancies from November 2016 to September 2018.   ...


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MIT research shows positive results of skin patch for cancer treatment
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The skin patch designed, demonstrated positive results in an experiment on mice and human skin samples. The MIT researchers designed the patch to f...


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Israeli researchers unveil 3D printed heart created from patient cells
  Author: Akshay Kedari

Apparently, this is a first project where the research community has been successful in engineering and printing an entire heart, complete with blood vessels, ventricles, chambers, and cells. ...


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TRHC’s new pharmacotherapy R&D institute to be based in Orlando
  Author: Akshay Kedari

The newly established research institute will look forward to forging partnerships with significant pharmaceutical and academic entities in the region. Tabula Rasa ...


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