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Speaking Opportunities: Devices + Diagnostics Lab March 2018 – Disruptive Diagnostics

We’re starting to work on the Program for the 2018 Devices + Diagnostics Lab which will take place on Tuesday 27th March next year. If you have any suggestions for speakers, topics or technologies that you would like…

Ask Industry Anything (Again) – Tuesday 28th November 2017

BioMelbourne Network – Bringing industry and academia together! In November 2016, we launched “Ask Industry Anything” a new event which gave tables of students and researchers from leading academic organisations the opportunity to ask leaders from the biotechnology,…

BTF – Medical technology investment to improve lives

The Turnbull Government will fund three medical breakthroughs to help people with severe disabilities walk again and support thousands of Australians facing crippling chronic back pain.A total of $13.3 million will be invested into high potential Australian innovations…

Victorian patients with frontotemporal dementia to trial new drug

IN a world-first trial, Victorians with a devastating form of dementia that strikes in middle age will be given a drug aimed at slowing the disease. Thousands of Australians have the condition, which causes changes in personality and…

Discovery Award to support new test for sepsis

Burnet Institute’s Global Health Diagnostics Laboratory has been awarded a prestigious Longitude Prize Discovery Award to facilitate the development of a laboratory-based sepsis assay into a point-of-care test. The award will also support the Laboratory’s bid for a…

BioMelbourne Network has appointed Lusia Guthrie to the BioMelbourne Network’s Board of Directors as of September 2017

With over 35 years in pharmaceutical and bioscience industries, Lusia Guthrie is an experienced executive and medtech entrepreneur, with strong leadership skills and international industry networks. She started her career as a Medical Laboratory Scientist before joining the…

Attention all Victorians attending AusBiotech 2017 in Adelaide

The Victorian Government will be hosting a stand in the Exhibition Hall for the duration of the AusBiotech Conference, promoting Victoria as a leading global location for biotechnology. You are encouraged to drop by the stand to connect…

Hydrix & Panorama

Today it was announced that Panorama Synergy Limited (ASX: PSY) has entered into an agreement to fully acquire Hydrix through an asset purchase agreement. This is an exciting development for both companies with the Merged Group at the…

CSL Completes Transaction to Acquire a Majority Stake in Chinese Plasma Fractionator

CSL Limited (ASX:CSL; USOTC:CSLLY) today announced that it has closed a joint venture transaction with Humanwell Healthcare Group Co. Ltd. (Humanwell; Shanghai exchange: 600079) to acquire a majority stake in plasma-derived therapies manufacturer Wuhan Zhong Yuan Rui De Biological…

Regenerative Medicine Industry Interface – a new industry collaboration in Victoria

Announcing RMI2 The Regenerative Medicine Industry Interface Regenerative Medicine An emerging field of medical science, regenerative medicine incorporates the use of cells, factors, and other biological building blocks, along with bioengineered materials and technologies for widespread clinical applications.…

New collaboration for Alzheimer’s Research – SVI & Janssen

SVI has entered into a collaboration and license agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Janssen”), one of the Janssen Pharmaceuticals Companies of Johnson & Johnson. The partnership is aimed at developing and commercialising small molecule modulators of microglial function…

Positive Data from Cynata MSCs in Second Preclinical Asthma Study

Positive Data from Cynata MSCs in Second Preclinical Asthma Study • Clear efficacy data for Cynata’s proprietary Cymerus™ MSCs in second preclinical study in a clinically-relevant model of asthma • Cymerus MSCs caused significantly greater reduction of airway…

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