Collaborative Research Agreement between VivaZome Pty Ltd and ToolGen, Inc.

27 August 2019 Melbourne, Australia and Seoul, South Korea: VivaZome Therapeutics Pty Ltd (“VivaZome”) and ToolGen, Inc (“ToolGen”) have announced the execution of a collaborative research and option agreement to explore gene-editing of cells for enhanced exosome production.…

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Nucleus Network expansion creates first global, multi-site early phase trial organisation with investment in USA-based phase I clinical trials organization, Prism Clinical Research.

27 August, 2019 Nucleus Network, Australia’s leading early-phase clinical research organization, is pleased to announce it has acquired a majority shareholding in Prism Clinical Research, a 52-bed, early-phase clinical research facility located in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. The…

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3 September – Neuroscience Seminar – Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health

Neuroscience Seminar Series: Tuesday 3 September, 1-2pm, Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building, 30 Royal Parade, Parkville Seminar is FREE and appeal to a scientific audience. With Dr Jessica Fletcher, Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience, The University of Melbourne…

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NOX receives 2018/19 Federal Government R&D tax rebate

23 August 2019 Sydney, Australia. Noxopharm Limited (ASX: NOX) is pleased to announce that it has received $3.71M cash rebate as part of the Federal Government R&D Tax Incentive Scheme. Greg van Wyk, Noxopharm Chief Executive Officer, said,…

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Applications open for Victorian Government Women’s Board Leadership Program

26 August 2019 Nominations close: Tuesday 10 September 2019 What is the Women’s Board Leadership Program? The Women’s Board Leadership Program encourages women to serve, stay, and excel on community and government boards. The program offers a range of governance…

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PLEXOVAL exosome wound healing human study starts – Exopharm Limited

26 August 2019 Melbourne, Australia: Regenerative medicine company Exopharm Limited (ASX:EX1) announces the start of the PLEXOVAL Phase 1 study, the first human clinical trial using exosomes for wound healing. This is an important step forward as a…

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Research Australia welcome Australian Academic and Researcher to its Board of Directors

22 August 2019 Research Australia has welcomed to its Board, Professor Melissa Little, Theme Director of Cell Biology at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Program Leader of Stem Cells Australia, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, and Honorary Professor, Anatomy…

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Tractography imaging creates beautiful ‘brainbows’ that are helping doctors treat tumours

12 August 2019 Right now, as you’re reading this, lightning-fast instructions are racing through the fibres of your brain. Regulating your breathing. Keeping your core temperature stable. Comprehending the words on the page. There are thousands of these…

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Largest ever study finds links in epilepsy genes – Melbourne University & Austin Health

2 August 2019 Researchers and patients from Austin Health and the University of Melbourne have been involved in the largest ever study looking at the genetic sequences of people with epilepsy. The international research, published this week in…

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Lab-on-a-chip drives search for new drugs to prevent blood clots – RMIT University

20 August 2019 A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes. The effectiveness of current anti-clotting medication can…

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JMF Melbourne Symposium – 11th October

The JMF Centre for Primary Immunodeficiencies is holding its 2nd Annual symposium entitled “Bridging Research and Care for Patients”. The meeting will feature short talks by local immunology registrars and junior researchers, as well as a keynote by International…

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Victorian Consortium for Health & Medical Researcher Development Program 2, 2019

The natural progression if you are successful as a researcher is to become head of your own research lab or group and stop spending time at the bench. You are no longer a scientist; you are a manager…

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