01 August 2019 | News
Neuberg Anand Academy for Laboratory Medicine (NAALM) will partner with C-CAMP for technical training courses
Neuberg Diagnostics Private Limited, the fastest growing healthcare start-up in India, which ranks among the top 4 diagnostic service providers in India, has announced a strategic alliance with the Centre for Cellular And Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), an initiative of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Govt. of India. C-CAMP is one of the country’s biggest and most vibrant innovation hubs with some of India’s most disruptive innovations in the life sciences and biotech arena under its belt.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Dr. Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India & Chairperson, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC); Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed, CEO & Director, C-CAMP; Dr. G. S. K. Velu, Chairman & Managing Director, Neuberg Diagnostics Private Limited; and Dr. Sujay Ramaprasad, Medical Director, Neuberg Diagnostics Private Limited.
As part of the arrangement, Neuberg Anand Academy for Laboratory Medicine (NAALM) will partner with C-CAMP for technical training courses covering Flow Cytometry, Genomics, Mass Spectrometry and other advanced technology platforms. Also Neuberg Anand Reference Laboratory and Anand Diagnostic Laboratory – A Neuberg Associate will have access to high end technology like electron microscopy at C-CAMP for analytical testing and for research into method development.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Sujay Ramaprasad said, “Neuberg is happy to be entering into an alliance with C-CAMP. Their endeavour in supporting deep-science innovations and entrepreneurship by nurturing an entrepreneur-friendly culture is laudable. As a Diagnostics Alliance that’s committed to make the latest advances in diagnostics accessible to the general public, Neuberg is keen to partner with C-CAMP. This partnership would aid in providing technical training courses in high end diagnostics platforms like Flow Cytometry, Genomics and Mass Spectrometry through Neuberg Anand Academy for Laboratory Medicine and method development for cutting edge diagnostics through Neuberg Anand Reference Laboratory. We are confident that C-CAMP’s existing comprehensive, all-round support system to bio entrepreneurs, along with NAALM’s drive to chart new frontiers in diagnostic medicine will result in fruitful developments. Furthermore, this association will also provide us with access to high end technology like electron microscopy at C-CAMP which will enable us to provide more in-depth diagnostic insights where applicable.”
Confirming the MoU, Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed said, “Building quality relationships is a cornerstone of C-CAMP’s philosophy. We are committed to building lasting, loyal relationships with our partners by consistently delivering excellent value. The real benefit of this alliance will be in the pursuit of challenging scientific questions through novel method development and enhancement of scientific skills.”
The electron microscopy imaging facility at C-CAMP provides researchers all over India with access to one of the most high-end Platform Technologies currently existing in the Imaging space. Through C-CAMP, these technologies are also being made available to industry and commercial entities. The facility houses state-of-the-art imaging equipment to allow researchers to observe nano-scale architecture and phenomena in living systems.