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Hyderabad firm gets nod for Covid antidote VINCOV-19 trials

April 27, 2021

HYDERABAD: Immunologicals player VINS Bioproducts Ltd on Monday said it has received approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for...

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Startups fight COVID-19: Gurugram-based startup innovates air purifier to neutralise coronavirus

April 27, 2021

In the last week, India reported 22.49 lakh COVID-19 cases – the highest number of cases reported by any country in any seven-day period sinc...

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N440K Covid variant spreading more in southern states, CCMB study shows

February 19, 2021

CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology scientists presented their findings of analysis of over 5,000 Covid variants, and said that closer s...

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`Spike Protein’ of virus remains same even if person is reinfected by COVID 19: CCMB study

February 17, 2021

Hyderabad: A new study has revealed that Spike Protein of the virus remains the same even if the person is reinfected by COVID 19. Conducted by the...

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Coronavirus found in air samples of Covid hospital wards, CSIR-CCMB study says

January 6, 2021

The scientists worked in hospitals in Hyderabad and Chandigarh. They used an air sampler that can collect virus particles, & then looked for th...

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Covid-19: CCMB to test efficacy of Ayurvedic formulations

December 30, 2020

As part of the tie-up, AVS will provide standardised Ayurveda formulations to CCMB for checking their anti-viral efficacy. CSIR-Centre for Cellular...

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India’s ‘own Covid variant could emerge sooner or later’, should watch out, top expert says

December 30, 2020

CCMB director Rakesh Mishra tells ThePrint India could see a spread of the Covid strain up to secondary and territory levels as all UK returnees ha...

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SpiceHealth signs MoU with CSIR-CCMB to launch dry swab direct RT-PCR tests

December 14, 2020

Currently SpiceHealth has five operational labs, conducting 10,000 tests per day at ₹499 SpiceHealth has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...

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ICMR nod for CSIR-CCMB’s Dry Swab Direct RT-PCR method for Covid detection

November 27, 2020

The method can scale up testing by 2-3 fold with no additional resources The simple and fast method of Dry Swab-Direct RT-PCR, developed by CSIRs c...

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CSIR-CCMB and Apollo Hospitals announce successful collaboration for developmentof rapid, safe and cost-effective COVID-19 testing kits

December 11, 2020

December 10, 2020, National: CSIR-Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB) and the Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. today announced a col...

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SpiceHealth signs MoU with CSIR-CCMB; will be the first to launch dry swab direct RT-PCR Covid-19 testing in India

November 26, 2020

GURUGRAM, December 14, 2020: SpiceHealth has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CSIR – Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology...

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CCMB’s Dry Swab direct RT-PCR method for Coronavirus detection receives ICMR approval; can scale up testing by two to three-fold immediately with no additional resources

November 26, 2020

New Delhi, 26th November 2020 and fast method of Dry Swab developed by CSIRs constituent lab Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) Hyder...

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The genomic landscape of SARS-CoV-2 in India

September 21, 2020

Sept 20, 2020: Scientists at the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad have analysed more than 2000 SARS-CoV-2 genomes f...

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COVID-19 Surveillance Using Sewage Samples in Hyderabad

August 19, 2020

Individuals who are infected by SARS-CoV-2 shed virus not only through nasal and oral routes but also through faeces. This provides an opportunity ...

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Coronavirus cell culture to make vaccines and test drugs at CCMB

May 28, 2020

Over the last month and a half, CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has establishedstable cultures of COVID-19 causing coronaviru...

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CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad Eyestem Research Private Limited, Bangalore announce a unique public-private collaboration in the fight against Covid-19

May 28, 2020

Under this agreement, CCMB will use Eyestem’s human lung epithelial cell culture system provided as part of its Anti-Covid screening (ACS) platform...

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CCMB to validate COVID-19 testing kits along with ICMR labs

April 12, 2020

On April 12, 2020 CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad was identified by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to be one o...

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