Tag Archives: Biomedical Research

Interview: Dr Aravind Rengan, a medical graduate who went into research and won awards

Dr Aravind Kumar Rengan is a medical graduate who went into pure research and won the Department of Biotechnology’s ‘Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award’ (IYBA-DBT), 2015; the Department of Science & Technology’s INSPIRE Faculty Award (Biomedical) 2015; the IIT Bombay Institute Award for ‘Excellence In PhD’, 2014-2016; the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award, 2015.

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Biomedical research projects suffering due to lack of funds: ICMR

New Delhi: Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research, has said that biomedical research projects being conducted in all the 32 scientific organisations of the ICMR spread across the country had been affected owing to the resource crunch.

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National Animal Resource Facility for biomedical research to be set up in Hyderabad

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal of the Department of Health Research in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for setting up of a National Animal Resource Facility (NARF) for biomedical research at Genome Valley in Hyderabad.

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Dementia Epidemic

Recently, on unfolding Hindustan Times, I noticed a headline to a column that went on to elaborate that India has the third highest number of dementia patients. Professor Prince of London who made this claim is one of the world leaders in neuroscience research.

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Return on investment slipping in biomedical research

Washington: As more money has been spent on biomedical research in the United States over the past 50 years, there has been diminished return on investment in terms of life expectancy gains and new drug approvals, two Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers say.

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Emerging Vistas in Biomedical Research: a Philosophical / Scientific Perspective

The interface between chemistry and human biology holds considerable promise for science, medicine, and society. At a fundamental level, chemistry can strengthen the foundations of human biology in a manner that is entirely analogous to its enabling role in many of biology’s most notable advances in the twentieth century.

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Indian-origin team develops novel gel for biomedical research

New York (IANS): A team of Indian-origin researchers from the Harvard University has developed a novel, truly biocompatible hydrogel that can speed up research and development of several promising applications in tissue engineering.

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US to cut use of chimps in medical research

Washington: The number of chimpanzees used in biomedical research in the US will be reduced sharply because technological advances have made their use unnecessary, the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, said.

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Law for biomedical research on humans by end 2012: Dr V M Katoch

Kolkata: The law on biomedical research on human subjects, which will keep a tab on unethical medical practices and help those who abide by medical science ethics, will be in place by end of 2012, an official of the union health ministry said on Tuesday.

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