ICMR-NICED scientist has 16 papers with duplicated, manipulated images

Dr. Mamta Chawla-Sarkar, a senior scientist at ICMR's NICED has 16 papers listed on PubPeer for image duplication and/or manipulation. Six of these papers were published when she was a Post-doc in Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. She is a Fellow of the National Academy of Science. A senior scientist — Dr. Mamta Chawla-Sarkar — … Continue reading ICMR-NICED scientist has 16 papers with duplicated, manipulated images

A novel cholera vaccine developed in India provides more protection

Using a novel approach, scientists in India have developed a live oral cholera vaccine that is not only more efficacious and hence more protective than the currently available ones but also able to elicit better protection with just one dose. The results of the human clinical trial of the vaccine have been published in July … Continue reading A novel cholera vaccine developed in India provides more protection

Indian cholera vaccine found to be safe, efficacious

Published in The Hindu on August 2, 2015 The safety and efficacy of oral cholera vaccine Shanchol manufactured by the Hyderabad-based Shantha Biotechnics Private Limited, a Sanofi company, have been proved in a large-scale field trial involving 94,675 people in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The efficacy of the vaccine delivered through routine government services to poor urban … Continue reading Indian cholera vaccine found to be safe, efficacious