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Nano-based corneal stem cell transplant gets Japanese patent: NCRM

Chennai, Jan 22 (UNI): The Corneal endothelial precursor cell
transplantation methodology, employing a Nanocomposite gel
sheet, has been awarded a Japanese patent to Nichi-in Centre
for Regenerative Medicine (NCRM) and their Japanese
collaborators.
This patent, when licensed to interested institutes,
would help a large number of patients suffering from
standalone corneal endothelial diseases, recover from
visual morbidities, said Yoshio Morozumi, Chairman
of Nichi-In from Tokyo, Japan.
''Our finding gives a new hope to such patients, as
it is now considered that there is no treatment available
for regenerating the damaged corneal endothelial cells,
except to do a corneal transplantation either fully or
partially, which again is marred by the shortage of
donor-corneas'', he said, according to a NCRM release
here today.
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Muslim voters show neo-confidence, sitting MLA targets Modi

Muslim voters show neo-confidence, sitting MLA targets Modi

04 Dec 2017 | 11:55 AM

Ahmedabad, Dec 4 (UNI) If Gujarat could 'create' Narendra Modi as larger than life politician, the destiny seems to have decided that his native state - considered a political laboratory - would also bring him down
now, says Congress sitting legislator and candidate from Dariapur Gyasuddin Habibuddin Shaikh.

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Bengal Govt to digitise Assembly records

Bengal Govt to digitise Assembly records

04 Dec 2017 | 11:50 AM

Kolkata, Dec 4 (UNI) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently
announced that the State Government has decided to digitise the
books and records that are there in the library located inside the
Assembly building.

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Three new universities to be set up in Bengal

Three new universities to be set up in Bengal

04 Dec 2017 | 11:45 AM

Kolkata, Dec 4 (UNI) Three Bills have been passed in the West Bengal
Assembly for the creation of three universities – The West Bengal Green
University Bill, The Purba Medinipur University Bill and The Jhargram
University Bill.

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KMC to set up its first day-care school for girls

KMC to set up its first day-care school for girls

04 Dec 2017 | 11:41 AM

Kolkata, Dec 4 (UNI) For the first time, Kolkata Municipal Corporation
(KMC) is going to open a day-care school for girls.

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BJP fields RSS man, plays caste card to wrest key Congress seat

BJP fields RSS man, plays caste card to wrest key Congress seat

04 Dec 2017 | 11:13 AM

Deesa, Gujarat, Dec 4 (UNI) The Banaskantha district in North Gujarat is hardly a BJP forte. Braving strong 'Narendra Modi' wave the district had returned six Congress MLAs out of 9 in state assembly elections in 2012.

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