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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Christine Martin Fellowship awarded

13 December 2019 Dr Jacki Heraud-Farlow, from SVI’s Cancer & RNA Biology Laboratory, has been named as the second recipient of the Christine Martin Fellowship, funded by 5point Foundation. The Fellowship has been designed specifically to support an…

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Everyone’s Life Matters

13 December 2019 “My name is Lindsay Hodgson; seven years go when I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease my life changed forever. It is because of people like you who support the Bionics Institute that I have hope…

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Open for emerging business: Frank Lab 2020 accelerator program – Applications close 17th January 2020

Following the successful Hall & Wilcox Frank Lab 2019 program, which helped accelerate a broad range of businesses and entrepreneurs – from rocket engine engineers to contraceptive technology designers, from Neobank developers to social enterprise creators – applications…

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Proposed Bill to Reduce R&D Benefit

12 December 2019       By Alun Needham, Principal Director – Government Incentives, KPMG On 5 December 2019, the last sitting day of the year, the Government introduced legislation that will have significant implications for companies accessing the…

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BridgeTech 2020 Applications Now Open!

11 December 2019 The BridgeTech Program trains researchers and entrepreneurs on how to navigate the medtech commercialisation pathway. This national program is now accepting applications for the 2020 offering of this fully supported course (no course fee). Apply…

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