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Construction begins on Australia’s first Translational Research Institute
3 Dec 2010
Construction has begun on Australia’s first Translational Research Institute (TRI): a facility dedicated to translating scientific discoveries into applications for medical practice.
Australia pilots world’s first solar powered dialysis unit
8 Nov 2010
The German health care company, Fresenius Medical Care and Barwon Health, Victoria, have piloted the world’s first solar powered dialysis unit at Geelong Hospital.
Australian scientists make important finding in critical auto-immune disease
3 Nov 2010
Australian scientists at Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research have made an important finding about Type 1 diabetes.
Spanish biopharmaceutical group expands in Australia
20 Oct 2010
The Spanish biopharmaceutical group of companies, Grifols SA, has invested an expansion of its diagnostic plant in Melbourne, Australia.
Japanese pharma in deal with Australian biotech
8 Oct 2010
The Japanese pharmaceutical company, Daiichi Sankyo, has received approval in Japan to manufacture and market a new treatment for influenza developed by the ASX-listed Australian biotech, Biota Holdings.
Australian scientists make significant HIV discovery
1 Oct 2010
Australian scientists have made a significant discovery in the battle against HIV, which could lead to a possible cure.
Australian scientists make Huntington's discovery
16 Aug 2010
Australian scientists from the University of Melbourne have discovered the mutant protein which leads to the incurable Huntington’s disease.
Australian scientists uncover potential cancer cause
9 Aug 2010
Australian scientists have uncovered a mutation in stem cells that may be linked to the development of leukaemia, breast and colon cancer.
Australian scientists trial new generation ovarian cancer test
13 Jul 2010
Australian scientists have begun trialling a new, second-generation, early-stage ovarian cancer blood test.
Australian researchers report important malaria findings
28 Jun 2010
Australian researchers working at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne have discovered that molecules similar to heparin, a blood-thinning drug, can stop malaria infecting red blood cells.

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