From left, Balasubramaniam (Founder & President), Anand Anandkumar (Founder & CEO), Santanu Datta (CSO)

Meet Bugworks, India biotech working on innovative AMR products

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a real problem across the global healthcare system. While AMR is observed in infectious agents across different diseases, it now seems to also be being observed in agents causing common yet serious diseases, such as bloodstream infection (sepsis), diarrhoea, pneumonia, gonorrhoea and urinary track infections. Before superbugs become resistant to all of the “last resort” antibiotics, innovative biotech …

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Medical affairs in India and South Asia

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Medical affairs is an increasingly important role in Asia’s pharmaceutical industry. Beside serving as the connecting point between stakeholders, this function serves as a crucial role to improve confidence of drugs and stakeholders opinion of the pharma companies. Working closely with patients, physicians, regulators and payers, close professional communications and evidence presentations are what is needed in a high performing …

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Pharma leader interview: Encouraging Indian pharma innovation

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Mr R.K. Suri, Senior Advisor and Former Chief Executive of Panacea Biotec is a prominent figure in the pharmaceutical field. With over 30 years experience working in the industry, he is a leader and inspirational figure. Working for Panacea Biotec, a well-known innovation-centered biopharmaceutical company in India, Mr Suri will join us as a keynote speaker at The 14th BioPharma …

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Over 20% growth rate expected for India Pharma Industry in 2016

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Despite government price control, IP, and quality issues, India remains the 3rd largest biotechnology economy in the APAC region. It was reported that the pharmaceutical industry in India will create 134,000 new jobs in 2016, equivalent to 20% more hiring as compared to 2015 (Source: India Skills Report 2016). Experts also suggested that India’s pharma industry will likely be listed as one of …

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Rare Disease patient advocates & Orphan drug developers joining BioPharma Asia 2016

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The World Orphan Drug Congress Asia is now a part of the 9th Biopharma Asia Convention. Pharma, government representatives and rare disorder patient advocates will now be gathered under the same roof to discuss on strategies to cater to the needs of minorities by building a more transparent orphan drug policies in Asia. Asia Pacific Alliance of Rare Disorders Organisations (APARDO), …