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AusCann and Murdoch Uni sign medical cannabis research alliance

AusCann has announced a five-year research alliance with Murdoch University, intended to lead to the development of projects in the field of medicinal cannabis.

Biotechnology 25 May, 2016

Next-generation sequencer registered in Australia

The TGA has informed Illumina that its MiSeqDx instrument for next-generation sequencing has been included on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods as a cleared in...

Molecular biology 25 May, 2016

Nominations open for 36th Award for Research Excellence

GSK has opened up nominations for its annual Award for Research Excellence (ARE), said to be one of the most prestigious available to the Australian medical research...

Health & medical 24 May, 2016

Biotron boasts anti-Zika drug compounds

Shares in Biotron jumped 25% as the company announced that two compounds from its library have shown positive activity against Zika virus.

Biotechnology 23 May, 2016

Australia's edge in early-phase clinical trials

Cost, regulatory speed and flexibility and quality are the key drivers for biopharma companies selecting Australia for early-phase trials, according to a new report.

Biotechnology 20 May, 2016

Biotechnology
Biotron boasts anti-Zika drug compounds

Biotron boasts anti-Zika drug compounds

Shares in Biotron jumped 25% as the company announced that two compounds from its library have shown positive activity against Zika virus.

Article 23 May, 2016
Health medical
Antibody slows the spread of cancers

Antibody slows the spread of cancers

Scientists have discovered how to slow common cancers from metastasising, or spreading. It all comes down to three factors: immune cells known as...

Article 29 April, 2016
Life sciences
Chronic pain treatment with stem cells

Chronic pain treatment with stem cells

The Australian Research Council has awarded a Linkage Grant of $340,000 to a research consortium investigating how stem cells can be used to...

Article 18 May, 2016
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