Sunday, 29 March 2020

Australia News

  • Australia, Thailand to participate in NIH-sponsored trials

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Three clinical trials that seek to find more effective treatments for influenza are enrolling volunteers with influenza at the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center in ...Read more

  • Dr Joseph Horrigan appointed VP at Neuren

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Neuren Pharmaceuticals has appointed Dr Joseph Horrigan as its vice president- Clinical Development and Medical Affairs. Dr Horrigan most recently served as assistant vice-presid...Read more

  • Aus pharma benefit scheme includes Parkinson's drug

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: The Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme has listed a novel treatment for Parkinson's disease in order to make it available for tens of thousands of Australian patients. Th...Read more

  • ResMed to initiate quarterly dividend in 2013

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 May, 2012

    Singapore: ResMed plans to initiate a quarterly dividend of $0.17 per share during the first quarter of its fiscal 2013, beginning July 1, 2012. The decision, which is subject to declaratio...Read more

  • Aus gets new anti-inflammatory Phylomer peptides

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Phylogica entered into an agreement with Bio-Link Australia to commercialize a family of anti-inflammatory Phylomer peptides for pharmaceutical use. Under the terms of the agre...Read more

  • Ex-UniQuest MD gets Order of Australia award

    Australia |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Dr David Evans, who was the managing director of UniQuest from 1994-2000 received an Order of Australia award. He has been named a member in the general division of the Order of ...Read more

  • Dow collaborates with Australian center to improve crops

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, and the Australian Center for Plant Functional Genomics (ACPFG) entered into a crop improvement research,...Read more

  • BioDiem granted Japanese patent for BDM-1

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Australian infectious disease therapy development company BioDiem has been granted a key Japanese patent for antimicrobial compound, BDM-I. The compund acts against a range of ...Read more

  • Cellmid gets positive sign with Midkine antibody for kidney disease

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Australia's Cellmid has completed its first in-life diabetic nephropathy study with anti-midkine antibodies (MK-Ab) in a mouse model of the disease. Two of Cellmid's proprietary ...Read more

  • Caliber adds 2 distributors for Brazil, Aus /NZ markets

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics, formerly known as Lucid, added two new distributors for its platform of VivaScope confocal microscopes. While Emdutos Industria e Comercio will...Read more

  • Australian firm LINK Healthcare expands in Asia, Africa

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Australian company LINK Healthcare, a pharmaceutical and medical technologies firm, is expanding its operations in Australasia, Asia and Africa. LINK has completed a series of a...Read more

  • AtCor expands supply contract of SphygmoCor

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Australia's AtCor Medical signed an expansion to an existing contract to supply its SphygmoCor systems and clinical trial support services to a major international pharmaceutical...Read more

  • LEC gets Aus investment board nod

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Lignol Energy (LEC) has applied for and has been granted approval by the Australian Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) to increase its ownership in Australian Renewable Fuels...Read more

  • Report: Australians smoking, drinking less

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The national health report released by the Federal Government's Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has pointed out that Australian's are smoking less, drinking less and l...Read more

  • Multi-year investigation of flu vaccine clinched'

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: CSL announced that it had successfully completed the four year investigation, probing into the side effects caused by its influenza vaccine in 2010, in some young children. In tw...Read more

  • Prana Alzheimer's trial shows +ve results

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Prana Biotechnology reported on the progress of its lead development asset PBT2, which is in phase II trials for Huntington disease and Alzheimer's disease. Across the two trials...Read more

  • AIDS 2014 kicks off in Melbourne

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), kicked off in Melbourne on July 20th, with a gathering of over 12,000 participants including global leaders, researchers, activist...Read more

  • Allied sales rise 13% to $3.7 mn in H2, 2012

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Australia-based Allied Healthcare has marked a stronger sales with revenues up at 13 percent to $3.7 million for six months ending December 31, 2012, as compared to $3.319 millio...Read more



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