GTG secures new BREVAGen contracts

Shares in Genetic Technologies (ASX:GTG) more than doubled after the company revealed that up to six new breast centres will stock its BREVAGen breast cancer risk test... [+]

> Posted in Health & medical on 30 January, 2015

Alchemia to pursue deals for core assets

Alchemia (ASX:ACL) plans to explore sales or partnership opportunities for its core assets fondaparinux, its HyACT oncology platform and its VAST drug discovery... [+]

> Posted in Health & medical on 29 January, 2015

Sirtex gets government grant for brain cancer R&D

Sirtex Medical (ASX:SRX) has secured a $50,000 Research Connections grant for a project to adapt its SIR-Spheres technology to treat brain cancer and other diseases.

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> Posted in Health & medical on 28 January, 2015

Peter Lewis wins Order of Australia honour

Australian biotech veteran Peter Lewis has been named a Member of the Order of Australia for his contribution to international trade, biotech and ICT.

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> Posted in Biotechnology on 27 January, 2015

Prima BioMed in for seven-figure payday

GSK has commenced a phase I trial of antibody technology licensed from Prima BioMed's newly acquired Immutep subsidiary, triggering a seven-figure milestone payment.

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> Posted in Health & medical on 27 January, 2015

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