Bio-Medical Research @ Genome Valley

Charminar_Hyderabad_Andhra_Pradesh-300x257Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for setting up of a National Resource Facility for Bio-medical Research (NARF) at Genome Valley in Hyderabad by the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) at a cost of Rs 338.58 crore and the resource center will be functional by 2018-19. It will be first of its kind for quality laboratory animals for basic and applied biomedical research and developed as a world-class facility for breeding and housing of animals such as primates, cabines and other specialized models such as transgenic and knockout rodents required for testing of various R&D products. The facility will create, develop and provide access to a range of laboratory animals and related technological resources to facilitate research in medical colleges, research and academic institutions, universities and Biotech/Bio-pharma companies. The State Government has allotted 102.69 acres at Genome Valley, Hyderabad, free of cost, to the ICMR to establish NARF for bio-medical research.

Medaram Jathara

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