Whole genome sequencing for pancreatic cancer

By using whole genome sequencing to determine the complete genetic code of pancreatic tumours in 100 patients, scientists have discovered the genetic changes that drive... [+]

> Posted in Molecular biology on 02 March, 2015

New drug candidate on trial for early-stage Alzheimer's

Biotech company Actinogen Medical (ASX: ACW) is progressing a phase 1 trial on its lead drug candidate, Xanamem, which it is hoped will provide a much-needed new treatment... [+]

> Posted in Health & medical on 26 February, 2015

Anatara Lifesciences names new CEO

Anatara Lifesciences (ASX:ANR) has made three new executive appointments including a new CEO and has reported a 530% increase in its net loss for the first half of... [+]

> Posted in Biotechnology on 24 February, 2015

Prescient nabs two US patents for cancer drug

Prescient Therapeutics (ASX:PTX) has secured two new US patents for PTX-200, a drug candidate with potential applications in platinum-resistant ovarian and other... [+]

> Posted in Health & medical on 23 February, 2015

Saluda raises $10m for neuromodulation device

NICTA spinoff Saluda Medical has raised $10m in Series B funding to help develop Evoke, its neuromodulation device for treating chronic pain and other conditions.


> Posted in Biotechnology on 23 February, 2015

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New baseline biomarkers in Bionomics cancer trial

Bionomics (ASX:BNO) has revealed new data from the DisrupTOR-1 trial of its anticancer... [+]

> Posted in Health & medical

Novotech awarded CRO Best Practice Award

Sydney-based contract research organisation (CRO) Novotech has been awarded the CRO Best... [+]

> Posted in Biotechnology

2016 Academy honorific awards open

The Australian Academy of Science is calling for nominations for the prestigious 2016... [+]

> Posted in Life sciences

Chief Scientist term extended

Professor Ian Chubb AC will continue as Australia's Chief Scientist until the end of 2015.


> Posted in Life sciences

Australian Innovation System Report released

Innovation is key for Australian businesses to remain competitive according to the latest... [+]

> Posted in Biotechnology

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