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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.
Australian scientists make key gene discovery
10 Jun 2010
Australian scientists have discovered the gene which regulates the size of a plant and also provides resistance against disease.
Giant US biotech partners in Queensland Investment Fund
7 Jun 2010
The Queensland Government has joined the US-based global biopharmaceutical giant, Eli Lilly & Company and other US partners, to invest in an Australia-first venture capital fund worth US$250 million, which will be used to expand and develop the Austr ...
UK clinical trials company invests in Australian presence
28 May 2010
The UK-based research organisation Chiltern International Limited has launched operations in Victoria as part of the company’s expansion in the Asia-Pacific region.
Netherlands biotech to open major biopharmaceutical facility in Australia
24 May 2010
The Netherlands-based life sciences and materials company, Royal DSM NV, has entered into an agreement with the Australian Government and the Queensland State Government to open a major biopharmaceutical facility in Brisbane.
Australia developing new Alzheimer’s treatments
20 May 2010
The newly-established Australian biotech, BACE Therapeutics, has received funding from the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) to develop new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
Australian scientists unveil ‘bionic’ eye
30 Apr 2010
Australian scientists at Bionic Vision Australia have unveiled a ‘bionic’ eye concept which will assist people suffering from vision loss.
Australian scientists make breast cancer discovery
14 Apr 2010
Australian scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research have identified a key signal that triggers breast stem cells to grow.
Discovery by Australian researchers opens possibility for new diabetes treatments
12 Apr 2010
Australian scientists have identified the structure of the insulin receptor, which will make new treatments possible for diabetes.

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