$8.9 million investment for cancer research

18 December 2019 A media release from Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston MP, Acting Minister for Health, about $8.9 million for cancer research in Australia, through Cancer Australia’s Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme. … The Morrison Government has…

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Medical Research Future Fund boost to take satellite technology from space to the eye clinic

12 December 2019 The developers of a simple eye test to detect signs of Alzheimer’s disease have won funding to help take their technology from the lab to the eye clinic. Enlighten Imaging, an Australian start-up company incubated…

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Watermark to integrate into Griffith Hack

27 November 2019 By Watermark We are pleased to announce that our firm will be integrating into Australian IP firm Griffith Hack in April 2020, and from that time we will operate as one combined firm under the…

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Scientists fear insect populations are shrinking. Here are six ways to help

5 December 2019 By David Yeates, CSIRO, Katja Hogendoorn, University of Adelaide, Manu Saunders, University of New England 5 minute read Are you planning a big garden clean-up this summer, or stocking up on fly spray to keep bugs…

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ASX announcement: White Island Tragedy

16 December 2019 The recent tragedy of White Island in New Zealand is a challenging situation for all involved. The surgical and trauma teams in many hospitals across New Zealand and Australia have put in heroic efforts and…

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BioMedVic Celebrates Twenty Years Of Achievements

12 December 2019 By BioMedVic Comms On Thursday 5th December 2019 BioMedVic gathered a crowd in the beautiful Treetops room at the Melbourne Museum to celebrate twenty years of biomedical achievements. At this warm reception, BioMedVic counted with the participation…

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$14.8M Research Boost to Develop Breakthrough Ideas for Better Health

13 December 2019 MTPConnect – the Australian Government’s Medical Technology, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical (MTP) Industry Growth Centre – and the Acting Minister for Health, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today announced $14.8 million of funding for 17 early stage…

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International team discovers new human autoinflammatory disease: WEHI

12 December 2019 Scientists from Australia and the US have discovered and identified the genetic cause of a previously unknown human autoinflammatory disease. The researchers determined that the autoinflammatory disease, which they termed CRIA (cleavage-resistant RIPK1-induced autoinflammatory) syndrome, is…

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Scientists find a way to target stem cells that drive aggressive blood cancer

13 December 2019 Peter Mac scientists have found a way to target acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) at its source – a discovery that could yield a more effective treatment for this aggressive and often incurable blood cancer. Prof…

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Researcher snapshot

13 December 2019 PhD student Martha Blank from SVI’s Bone Cell Biology & Disease Unit was recently awarded the ATA Scientific Instruments Scientific Encouragement Award. My childhood ambition was…to become a veterinarian. My research interest is…bone mineralisation, because…

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Introducing Will Pye

13 December 2019 Will Pye joined the SVI Foundation team in September, in a role created to give optimum support and acknowledgment to our existing major donors and to generate new supporters. “I am excited to bring 20…

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Fulbright scholar joins SVI

13 December 2019 Hannah Fluhler, a nursing and Honors student from Ball State University in Indiana, has recently joined SVI’s Genome Stability Unit as a Fulbright Scholar. She chose Associate Professor Andrew Deans’ group because of her personal…

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