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ICMR to Set up Laboratories to Combat Bird Flu

The Director General of The Indian Council of Medical Research has announced the installation of three US-funded bio-safety level laboratories by ICMR in Chennai// , New Delhi, Kolkata and Pune to efficiently combat any avian flu outbreak ....An international consultancy firm will be in charge of setting up the centers at costs beginning from Rs 15 crores to Rs 20 crores, with an action plan to m...

ICMR along with other International Research organisation with drug development for Neglected Diseases

Malaria, Tuberculosisand leprosy, are the world’s most neglected diseases along with diseases such as kala azar(leishmaniasis),sleeping sickness( human African trypanosomiasis)and Chagas disease, that afflict the deeply impoverished in developing countries and account for 90% of the global disease burden however ironically, a mere 10% of global health research is devoted to these diseases.// .. ....

Promotion Of Medical Research In India Is The Need Of The Hour: ICMR

ICMR is a premier research institution involved with the promotion and co-coordination of research in various disciplines. In an attempt to strengthen research potential in the country and encourage young minds to work, //it has been proposed to offer stronger and attractive incentives to Scientists. ..This was stated by health minister A Ramadoss on Monday after receiving a report from K Kasturi...

Merck, ICMR to conduct joint trials on cervical cancer vaccine

Merck & Co, known as MSD India, has entered into a collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to conduct studies on the former's investigational cervical cancer drug, Gardasil.// ..This is the first public-private partnership in vaccine development in India. Under the agreement, clinical trials will be conducted for a human pappiloma virus (HPV) vaccine that causes cervical...

ICMR To Develop Drugs From Medicinal Plants

Giving an impetus to the traditional medicinal system, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) today signed an MoU with National Innovation Foundation (NIF) to develop drugs //from medicinal plants or multi-herb formulations that have never been compiled. ....The MoU that is valid for next five years was signed by ICMR Director General N K Ganguly and NIF Executive Vice President Anil K G...
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