Monday, 24 June 2019

Australia News

  • OECD: Australia has 527 biotech firms, ranks 6th

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) directorate for Science, Technology and Industry statistics (updated until December 2011), Austra...Read more

  • Dr John Ballard: Angel of Australia biotech

    Australia |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2012

    Veterans in the life sciences industry in Australia distinguish Dr John Ballard as one of the founding and most significant leaders of the country's biotechnology industry. He is co-founder...Read more

  • AtCor Medical wins $3.2 mn contract

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: AtCor Medical, developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor system which measures central aortic blood pressures and arterial stiffness non-invasively, has signed a contract to suppl...Read more

  • BioSA awards for Aussie innovators

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: BioSA revealed that names of the awardees of the BioSA Bioscience Achievement Awards at its Welcome Reception for the AusBiotech Business Development Forum, held in Glenelg, Adel...Read more

  • iSonea updates its AsthmaSense app

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Medical technology company iSonea has unveiled an updated version of its AsthmaSense asthma management smartphone app at a US mobile health conference. The updated version is e...Read more

  • Abraxane cancer trial shows positive results in Australia

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Specialised Therapeutics Australia (STA) is going to publish abstracts related to its phase III metastatic melanoma study with Abraxane (nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel) at...Read more

  • Aus govt gives Mesoblast $4.3 mn for stem cell work

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Mesoblast has received approximately $4.3 million under the Australian Government's Innovation Australia Research and Development (R &D) Tax Incentive Program for R&D act...Read more

  • Paul Ramsay leaves $3 bn to Ramsay Healthcare

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 May, 2014

    Singapore: The founder of Ramsay Health Care, Mr Paul Ramsay breathed his last and even during his last moments left more than $3 billion to the foundation bearing his name. The 78-year-ol...Read more

  • Australia develops intelligent hi-res retinal camera

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: The Australian Government's Cooperative Research Center (CRC) Program is providing susbtantial amounts of funds to researchers in order to develop the Intelligent Retinal Camera ...Read more

  • IDT appoints Paul MacLeman as CEO

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: IDT Australia appointed Dr Paul MacLeman as CEO, effective April 15, 2013. Dr MacLeman was recently the CEO of Melbourne-based biotechnology company Genetic Technologies, where h...Read more

  • Obese children more prone to Asthma: Study

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers from the UK and Australia proved in a study that excess weight and obesity among children was a major reason contributing to Australia's high rates of asthma. The st...Read more

  • Dr Brian McNamee to step down from CSL

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: After 23 years of being at the helm of CSL, Dr Brian McNamee will leave the firm in July 2013 and will be succeeded by Mr Paul Perreault, who is currently the president of CSL Be...Read more

  • Canada's investment giant enters Aus life science

    Australia |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Nov, 2012

    On October 25, 2012, Canada-based international investment bank, Canaccord Genuity, expanded its Australian operations with the addition of a high profile life sciences team. Canaccord Genu...Read more

  • Celgene's anti-cancer drug reactivates dormant HIV: Study

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A study presented by Danish scientists at the AIDS 2014 conference, indicated that an anti-cancer drug made by US biotech firm Celgene could reactivate dormant HIV in patients, f...Read more

  • BioDiem expands antimicrobial profile

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Infectious disease therapies developer, BioDiem has expanded its local partnership network by signing an agreement with Griffith University to expand the range of formulations of...Read more

  • Pharma companies set eyes on China

    Australia |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2012

    China reported total of 97 deals worth $6.5 billion, the highest in Asia Pacific, according to a mergermarket report. The country was followed by Australia with 40 deals and India and South...Read more

  • Alchemia cancer trial gets nod from drug safety board

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Alchemia announced that the independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) responsible for reviewing the safety data of Alchemia's phase III, double blind, randomized, pivotal ...Read more

  • Alchemia gets new CEO

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Brisbane drug discovery and development company Alchemia announces that Mr Charles Walker has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr Charles (Charlie) Wa...Read more

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