August 24, 2021

Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Anthem Biosciences, Bengaluru, signed a MoU to boost industry-academic partnerships on August 24, 2021. Anthem Biosciences is a CRISP (Contract Research and Innovation Service Provider) with the capacity to house over 1000 researchers and produce unique commercial medication activities.

Anthem assists with drug testing for safety, efficacy, pre-clinical animal studies in a GLP facility, clone development, Antibody Drug Conjugates and large scale commercial product manufacturing.

Dr Mahadev Rao, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacy Practice, (Co-ordinator Translational Research Centre), MCOPS steered this initiative. Dr. Praveen Kumar Shetty, Head & General Manager, Medical & Clinical Operations, Anthem Biosciences and Dr. Narayana Sabhahit, Registrar, Manipal Academy of Higher Education signed the agreement.

The prime focus of the MoU is:

1. Exploring and evaluating potential industry-academic research opportunities and educational services

2. Providing industrial training and internship opportunities to the students

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