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Second campus of RGCB at Akkulam to be dveloped as a major facility : Harsh Vardhan

Second campus of RGCB at Akkulam to be dveloped as a major facility : Harsh Vardhan

Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 5 (UNI) Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday said the upcoming second campus of the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) at Akkulam in Thiruvananthapuram will be developed as a major facility on translational applications of immunotherapy and development of therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of cancer.
Addressing the 13th General Body meeting of RGCB through video conferencing, Dr Vardhan said RGCB’s close association with multiple cancer hospitals in Kerala is a good model that is expected to facilitate the advanced Cell based therapy against cancer at affordable costs to needy patients.
A lead anti-cancer molecule discovered by RGCB team has been licensed to a multinational company and is in the final stages of preclinical testing at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, USA.

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