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New Research Grant For Deoxymabs in Metastatic Breast Cancer (Patrys)

Posted: 26 August 2022 Today Patrys announced that the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) has been awarded a $100,000 Victorian State Government Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund (VMRAF) grant to support its research investigating the potential for PAT-DX1…

Record 65,000 flu cases in May as experts warn 2022 flu resurgence redefines what it means to be ‘flu ready’

Posted: 14 June 2022   Infectious disease experts gathered at the BioMelbourne Network BioForum today to share concerns regarding influenza (flu) preparedness, emerging public health challenges and vaccine innovation.1  According to data captured by the National Notifiable Disease…

Ed Husic is Australia’s new Industry & Science Minister

Posted: 31 May 2022 Written by – Denham Sadler National Affairs Editor InnovationAus.com Long-time tech and innovation advocate Ed Husic will be Australia’s new Industry Minister after he retained his spot in the new Labor government’s Cabinet, with Clare…

Deadly partnership to bolster First Nations representation in medical research

Posted: 27 May 2022 WEHI has partnered with leading Indigenous not-for-profit, DeadlyScience, to foster the next generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scientists, in the first partnership of its kind. At a glance WEHI partners with DeadlyScience to pave the…

Burnet Institute partners with Moderna to develop novel mRNA vaccines

Posted: 26 May 2022 Media Release: 18 May 2022 Burnet Institute is to partner with world-leading mRNA vaccine manufacturer Moderna, through their cutting-edge mRNA Access program, to develop novel mRNA vaccines for a range of emerging and neglected infectious…

2023 Australian Academy of Science Awards nominations closing soon

Posted: 4 April 2022 Nominations closing: 1 May 2022 Each year, the Australian Academy of Science shines a light on researchers who have made outstanding contributions to science, and in progressing the advancement of science in Australia, by…

LaunchVic CEO wins Global Entrepreneurship Network Compass Award

Posted: 30 March 2022 BioMelbourne Network would like to congratulate LaunchVic CEO, Dr Kate Cornick, who has won the Global Entrepreneurship Network Compass Award. From LaunchVic We are incredibly proud of our CEO, Dr Kate Cornick who has…

AusBiotech’s AusBioNSW launched

Posted: 29 March 2022 AusBiotech is proud to launch AusBioNSW, a new peak industry membership body for NSW, to represent, connect, and promote NSW organisations doing business in and with the local, national and global life sciences economy.…

New national agency to advance genomic medicine welcomed

Posted: 22 March 2022 Australian Genomics Lead Professor Kathryn North says a new national agency to support genomic medicine will help propel the integration of genomics into mainstream healthcare, a transformative approach to patient diagnosis and treatment. She…

World’s first lung scanner to change millions of lives

Posted: 22 March 2022 Australians with lung conditions will be able to access the world’s first and only dedicated lung scanner, which was developed in Australia by BioMelbourne Network Member 4DMedical. Funded through the Morrison Government’s landmark Medical…

Emerging Leaders Lab: Women in STEM pilot program – The Future of Work Lab at University of Melbourne

Posted: 2 February 2022 Do you identify as female and want to improve your leadership skills and learn to mentor? Are you 2 to 5 years out from your studies or currently completing a PhD in a STEM…

Breakthrough Funding To Boost Biotech Start-Ups

Posted 25 November 2021 Biotech start-ups in Melbourne are set to benefit from a new incubator in Parkville thanks to a substantial investment from the Andrews Labor Government’s Breakthrough Victoria Fund. The fund’s first investment will help local…

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