Utah Company Introduces Genomic Cancer Testing in India

Salt Lake City based molecular diagnostic firm Myriad Genetics brings molecular genomic cancer testing to India. According to the company, genomic tests are available for 9 cancers: breast, pancreatic, ovarian, endometrial, melanoma, prostate, colon, lung and gastric. “We are pleased to bring our 25 years of experience in clinical genetic testing to India,” said Gary [...]

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Indian Medical Device Company Introduces Lab-on-a-Cartridge

A Mumbai, India based company, DiaSys Diagnostics India, has developed a ten-minute test using a finger-prick process to carry out an array of  clinical tests. Its QDx InstaLab uses low-cost  micro-fluidic cartridge technology and novel nanomaterial-based plastic biosensors to check organ function and for conditions such as  diabetes. liver disease and kidney disease, especially target [...]

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Gujarat May Soon Host Medical Device Test Lab

A proposed lab dedicated to biocompatibility and medical device testing to be based in India’s western Gujarat state, has received backing from the country’s central (federal) government. According to PharmBiz, companies that manufacture in the state see the lab as a crucial component for quality checks that would aid business with the Commerce Ministry based [...]

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India Ruling Reveals Name of Google J&J Device Venture

A ruling by the Competition Commission of India sheds  on the robot-assisted surgery joint venture between Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit  and Google. Although the companies have not revealed many details about the project, the India ruling mentions the name of the new company: Warren Robotics.  The partners intend to develop “an innovative robotic-assisted surgical [...]

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YouTube Supports Indian Content Creators

 You Tube creators in India are capturing the color, music, humor, and drama of India to become among the top contributors in Asia in driving You Tube video views. To support this community YouTube has partnered with one of Asia’s largest and most renowned film schools, Whistling Woods International, to set up a new YouTube [...]

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