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Our Biobank cited in cover story of India Today

Excited to share that our Biobank at Sapien Biosciences and the patient cancer-derived cell models developed by Saarum Sciences Private Limited were covered by India Today as part of their COVER STORY devoted to innovation in India in the fight against Cancer (26th June issue). Kudos to Damayanti Datta for putting together a detailed summary for lay […]

NIPER Hyderabad Pharma Industry Summit

NIPER here held a Pharma Industry Summit on 24th March 2017, bringing together many govt, academic, industry and trade groups to speak about life sciences entrepreneurship in Hyd. It was a great initiative by Dr. Nanduri who himself brings many years of industrial experience to NIPER. I particularly enjoyed the opportunity to moderate a panel […]

Molecular Med Tricon 2017

Dr. Jain attended the Molecular Med Tricon 2017 conference at San Francisco 19-23rd Februrary, 2017. It was a blend of academia and industry working in the field of personalized medicine using molecular approaches. Dr. Jain joined Sapien’s partner, Trans-Hit Bio of Canada, who had put up a booth at the conference and promoted our partnership […]

Epidemiological and survival analysis of triple-negative breast cancer cases in a retrospective multicenter study

http://www.indianjcancer.com/article.asp?issn=0019-509X;year=2016;volume=53;issue=3;spage=353;epage=359;aulast=Sarin;type=0 This is a retrospective study with data collected from breast cancer cases from five major Apollo Hospitals across India, as part of a biobanking process. One aspect of our study focused specifically on data from triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) cases. The aim of this study was to analyze epidemiology, treatment options, and survival of […]

Sapien collaborates with Dr. Anjana Rao of La Jolla Institute

It is a pleasure to be working again with Dr. Anjana Rao, Jugnu’s postdoc advisor from Dana Farber Cancer Institute & Harvard Medical School days. Anjana is now the Chair of La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology with a joint appointment at UCSD.  Her lab’s work on Tet family of proteins and their regulation […]

Sapien Biosciences and OncoStem Diagnostics collaborate to launch CanAssist-Breast, a Breast cancer recurrence prediction test

Hyderabad, November 10, 2016: Sapien Biosciences, a niche biotech venture committed to develop novel cutting-edge medical diagnostics backed by Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited announces its partnership with OncoStem Diagnostics, to launch “CanAssist-Breast”, a robust and cost-effective test to predict the risk of breast cancer recurrence in early stage hormone positive and Her2 negative Breast Cancer […]

Human medical waste to build biobanks

http://www.journal.ijmio.com/index.php/ijmio/article/view/132 Jugnu Jain, Sreevatsa Natarajan, Soma Chatterjee India has a high disease burden and a large number of patients. There is a tremendous need for Indian biobanks to preserve Indian samples, to capture the great diversity of diseases to spur research into earlier, more precise diagnosis and better treatments for diseases plaguing India. This review […]

Sapien collaborates with Boston University to perform cost-benefit analysis of treatment paradigm in PCI Stent patients in the Indian healthcare system

Sapien  is collaborating with Dr. Joglekar’s group  at Boston University  to mine Sapien’s cardiac patients database. Our goal is to jointly analyse patterns of usage of different stents, blood thinning medicines, co-medications, myPlatelet assay , follow-up visits and monitoring with an eye towards optimizing implementation of personalized treatment to improve patient outcomes. Over the last […]

Industry Internships for Motivated Biology-Based Graduate Students

Jugnu Jain CEO at Sapien Biosciences & Saarum Sciences We offer 2 to 12 month research internships for bright diligent motivated graduate students in Biology, Biotech, Pharmacy, Bioinformatics, Health data analytics etc. The internships can be hands-on lab experience (molecular biology, cell biology, diagnostics, FACS etc.), or in medical data analysis, sample and clinical data […]