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Why the world needs more biomedical engineers?

Biomedical Engineering (BME) is now one of the fastest growing fields. Molecular Biology advances were the first modern revolution. Genomics was the second. Now the convergence of the life sciences and engineering as Biomedical Engineering is referred to as the third revolution. A biomedical engineer must be multilingual, as every field of science has its own lingo.

Health Research Funders healthresearchfunders -A listing of public and philanthropic funders of health research

This website provides a listing of public and philanthropic funding organizations of health research around the world, including their annual expenditures on such research. You can find this listing by going to the tab called “Health research funding organizations”. For more information about this website, you can visit the tabs “About” and “FAQ”.

DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance (India Alliance)

DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance (India Alliance) is an independent, dynamic public charity that funds research in health and biomedical sciences in India. India Alliance invests in transformative ideas and supportive research ecosystems to advance discovery and innovation to improve health and well-being. India Alliance stands for diversity, inclusivity, and transparency in science and works to facilitate engagement of science with society. India Alliance is funded by the Department of Biot

IIT Madras microchipping stray dogs

IITMadras has begun microchipping stray dogs to prevent unauthorised entry of new ones. A third party agency, Jeevakarunya Animal Welfare Charitable Trust, has been entrusted the task of microchipping the dogs after obtaining approval from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) nominated permanent committee, which has Chennai Wildlife Warden CH Padma as a members. IIT-M officials told Express that microchips have already been procured and the exercise has begun.

Project Assistant (Under DBT Funded Project) at NBRC, Haryana: Apply by Dec 29

Applications are invited for the position of “Project Assistant (Project)” in DBT funded project entitled “CSRISPR-Cas13-mediated engineering of endogenous long non-coding RNAs for fluorescent tagging to study RNA dynamics” at the National Brain Research Center, Haryana. The National Brain Research Centre is a neuroscience research group, situated in Manesar, Gurgaon district, Haryana, India. It is an Autonomous Government Institute accredited with the deemed university status and is a nodal

OPENCV Open source Computer Vision software library

Computer Vision Open source software library Open-Source Computer Vision Library, popularly known as OpenCV, is a machine learning library that is built to deliver a common infrastructure for computer vision applications and to stimulate the utilisation of machine perception in the commercial products. Emerged from an Intel Research initiative, OpenCV library was basically designed for computational efficiency including a strong focus on real-time applications.

AIMS Research Competition

The Research Competition offers a unique setting where undergraduate and recently graduated students can enter the world of research – building a network, contacting with projects on different fields of Basic, Clinical and Translational Research and presenting their work to a jury constituted by many top Portuguese Medical Doctors and Researchers, all this while applying to win internships and monetary prizes. OPEN UNTIL DECEMBER 20TH 2020 23:59h (GMT+0:00) please check the Research Compet

All medical devices in India to be regulated as “drugs” – Medical Devices (Amendment) Rules, 2020

The Indian law that regulates quality and safety of medical devices has been amended and it will now apply to all medical devices, effective April 1, 2020. Prior to the amendment, only 37 categories of medical devices were regulated or were notified to be regulated in near future in India.

Layout of starting the medical device business in India.

1. CONFIDENTIAL. INTERNAL USE ONLY. 0 Date : 27/06/2016 Layout of starting the medical device business in India Mayank Saini Alere Medical Pvt. Ltd. 2. CONFIDENTIAL. INTERNAL USE ONLY. Overview of Medical Device Industry The Indian medical device sector is worth approximately USD 5.5 Billion and is growing at 15% CAGR. The medical device market is dominated by imported products, which comprise of around 75% of total sales. The domestic companies are largely involved in manufacturing low-end pro


Medical Devices have always been an object of concern and regulation by the Indian Government. With advancing medical technology and the exponentially rising need of medical devices in the country, new reforms and rules have come into effect. Medical devices have been categorized into A, B, C and D classes and are governed by respective central and state regulatory authorities. Regulatory bodies classify medical devices based upon the associated risk and have defined relatively easy procedures f

Cosmetics, cellphones, guitar strings: where we found 'forever chemicals'

The thousands of chemicals known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are called “forever chemicals” because of their extreme resistance to degradation, called “persistence”. Each of us carries these chemicals in our bodies, and people will continue to be exposed for generations to come.

FDA Drug Approval Process

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is a science-led organization in charge of overseeing the drug approval process before a drug is marketed. CDER ensures that both brand and generic drugs work correctly and that the health benefits outweigh the known risks. They review each drug closely using an independent team of clinicians and scientists who evaluate safety, efficacy and labeling of the drug product. After approval, FDA follow-up co

Facial Features and Genes

With the hospital founder as a leading cardiac surgeon, MedicPress has been able to establish itself as the ultimate destination for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of all kinds of heart and vascular diseases and their treatment. Here, almost all types of cardiovascular disorders are treated including coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, heart muscle disease, heart failure, heart valve disease, peripheral vascular disease and all kind of defects.

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