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May 2, 2016

April BDI-40 Up 1%, ASX200 Up 3%, Big Caps Up 2.5%

Tissue Therapies Up 57%, Prana 32%; Neuren Down 28%, Airxpanders 22%

Pro Medicus Promoted Into BDI-20



May 12, 2016
Federal Government Call For Submissions On $20b MRFF; Europe Confirms CSL’s Idelvion For Haemophilia B; Antisense FDA Orphan Status For ATL1103 For Acromegaly; Scott Schorer To ‘Reboot’ GI Dynamics; Credit Suisse, JP Morgan Chase Mesoblast Substantial Notices
Draximage Deal Off, Cyclopharm Funds US Technegas Trial; Cellmid Symposium Leads To ‘Adaptive Pathway’; Medical Developments: ‘FDA Workload Delays Penthrox’; Cyclopharm Avoids 2nd Strike, 6% Oppose Chair Vanda Gould; Dicks Sporting Goods To Trial Rhinomed Turbine Plugs; Europe Approves MGC Cannabinoid Cosmetics; M&G Reduces To 10% Of GI Dynamics, Takes $3m-$6m Loss; Volpara Directors Hold 36%; United Overseas Venture Takes 5% Of Mach7 
May 10, 2016
Mesoblast Q3 Revenue Down 2%, Celgene Option Expiry; Aviragen Q1 Biota Royalties Revenue Down 10% To $7m; Up To 15% Of Unilife Votes Oppose 10-To-1 Consolidation; Qbid To Distribute Immuron Travelan, Protectyn In China; GI Dynamics Cuts Costs, Staff By Further 30%; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns 7% Of Impedimed; GI Dynamics Appoints Brian Callahan Chief Compliance Officer; Adherium Appoints Mark Licciardo Joint Company Secretary
May 9, 2016
Avita: ‘Renovacell, Needling Restore Scar Pigment’; Roadshow; Cynata: ‘$40m Apceth Cymerus Licence Option’; Antisense Doses 3 Of 4 Acromegaly Patients, Extends Trial; Osprey Data Analysis: ‘Avert Reduces Dye, Kidney Injury’; Unilife Discovers Previous Chairman, CEO ‘Violations’; GI Dynamics Endobarrier With Liraglutide Best For HbA1C; Canopy Takes 15% Of Auscann En Route To TW Backdoor; Prana Receives $6.5m Federal R&D Tax Incentive; LBT Appoints Brent Barnes CEO Replacing Lusia Guthrie 
May 6, 2016
Federal Government $163m For 258 Arc Projects; Dimerix Shares $499k ARC Grant With Perkins Institute, UWA; OBJ Delivers 200k Skin Care Devices To Proctor & Gamble; Avita Recell ‘Reduces Long-Term Scarring And Itching’; Ellex: ‘Data Backs Ab Interno Canaloplasty For Glaucoma’; Waisman Manufactures Cynata CYP-001 For GvHD Trial; Mach7 Signs $650k Deal With Unnamed US Radiology Group; Acorn Takes 7.5% Of Factor Therapeutics (Tissue Therapies); Narelle, Andrew Fay Take 10% Of Medical Australia; Simavita Loses Director Craig Holland
May 5, 2016
Redhill Roadshow To Deepen Australian Connection; Eliminate Dengue: ‘Wolbachia Reduces Zika’; Starpharma: ‘Vivagel Active Against Zika Virus’; Somnomed Raises $4m, $6.5m To Go; Heartware Q1 Revenue Down 21% To $74m; Gordagen: US Study ‘Ne1-Elite Muscle Recovery Efficacy’; Opthea Doses First Phase IIa Opt-302 AMD Patient; Goodbye Tissue Therapies, Welcome Factor Therapeutics; Lang Walker Group Takes 17% Of Medical Australia; Pt Dwi Satrya Utama Takes 5% Of Mach7; GI Dynamics Appoints Jim Murphy CFO
May 4, 2016
Early Investor Tax Break, Venture Capital Pass Senate; Avcal Details Early Stage Investor, Venture Capital Changes; Research Australia: Budget Cuts To ARC, CRCs, MRFF; Comment: Biotech Daily, ALP Opposition, Melbourne University; MGC Raises $5m, Rights Offer For More; St Vincent’s Approves Orthocell Celgro Hip Trial; Airxpanders 1m Directors Options, Election AGM - Greg Lichtwardt, Zita Peach In; Albert Cha, Brigitte Smith Out; Pharmaxis Sells 1,103 Unmarketable Parcels; Genetic Technologies Rings The Nasdaq Bell, Again
No Obvious Changes To Biotech, Innovation; 45% R&D Tax Incentive – Apparently Unchanged; NHMRC, ARC Grants – Undisclosed; Small To Medium Business Tax Cuts; Potential Cuts To Entrepreneurs, CRC Programs 
May 3, 2016
Avexa’s Tali ‘Effective For Attention Training In Children’; Somnomed Underwritten Rights Issue To Raise $10.5m; Europe Grants Psivida’s Medidur Orphan Status; Polynovo Principal Investigators Meet For US BTM Burn Study; Founder Harry Rosen Below 5% Of Phosphagenics; Biotech Daily Policy On Mega-Day-Traders; IDT Opens New Adelaide CMax Trials Facility; Novogen To Close Yale Joint Venture Cantx; Recce Prepares Recce-327 Antibiotic For FDA Trial Process; A-Bio Demands Nusep Pay $4.6m, Prime Negotiations Continue; Daniel Moore Replaces GI Dynamics Chairman Jack Meyer; Optiscan Board: Alan Hoffman, Peter Francis, Dr Ian Griffiths
May 2, 2016
April BDI-40 Up 1%, ASX200 Up 3%, Big Caps Up 2.5% - Tissue Therapies Up 57%, Prana 32%; Neuren Down 28%, Airxpanders 22%; MCRI, Curve Offer Two $25k Bytes-4-Health Start Up Grants, Places; Mach7 Raises $2.5m; Japan Patent For Prima’s Lag-3; Japan Patent For Cynata Mesenchymal Stem Cells; Orthocell Receives $1.5m Federal R&D Tax Incentive; Neuren Has Two Quarters Cash, $3m More Coming; Goldman Sachs Borrows, Buys To 5% Of Sirtex; Peter Corr, Inov8 Take 9% Of Analytica; MGC Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; ASX Query; Prof Philip Cohen For St Vincent’s Prof Pehr Edman Lecture
Apr 29, 2016
Canada Approves Sirtex Sir-Spheres For Liver Cancer; Phosphagenics Up 170% On 4-Product Unnamed Japan Deal; Strongbridge Pays Antisense $1m For ATL1103; Optiscan Raises $600k; Jet.Com To Sell Rhinomed Anti-Snoring Mute Plugs In The US; Admedus Revenue Up, Two Quarters Cash; Staff, Pay Cuts; Innate Less Than Two Quarters Cash, $1.5 R&D Credit Coming; Invion Has Less Than Two Quarters Cash, Costs Down; Tissue Therapies EGM Backs Factor Name, Capital Raising; Analytica Chairman Dr Michael Monsour Takes 23%; Medadvisor Appoints Carlo Campiciano Co Sec
Apr 28, 2016
MGC To Buy Prague’s Panax For Up To $2m Cash, Scrip; Dimerix FDA DMX-200 Meeting Triggers 75m  Share Conversion; Heartware Completes ‘Lateral’ Minimally Invasive Enrolment; Immuron Appoints McKesson For Nth America Travelan Sales; Biotech Daily Appendix 4C Quarterly Reports Policy; Medlab Has Two Quarters Cash, $900k R&D Incentive Coming; Mach7 Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; Inaugural NHMRC Dementia Forum In Brisbane
Apr 27, 2016
Victoria Budget 2016: Some Benefits, ‘No Cuts’ To Biotech; Volpara Opens At 50c, Climbs 7% To 53.5c, Closes At 50c; Pro Medicus $7m Franciscan Health System Contract; Acrux, Eli Lilly Axiron Sales Down 3% To $48.5m; All Change At Simavita, $3m Raised, $3.4m To Go; Resmed Q3 Revenue Up 7% To $595m, Profit Down 3% To $116m; Dorsavi Q3 Revenue Up 33% To $657k; Bioxyne Q3 Probiotics Revenue Up 132% To $647k; Anteo Pleads Schultz To ASX 31% Query; OBJ, Procter & Gamble Extend Collaboration 5 Years; Ex-Acuvax Dr William Ardrey Appeals 4 Years Gaol
Apr 26, 2016
Neuren: ‘Trofinetide Safe, No Efficacy For TBI’, Down 43%; Aviragen (Biota) Trades Inavir Royalty For $26m; Nusep Takes Prime Transaction Trading Halt To Suspension
Apr 22, 2016
Tissue Therapies Underwritten Rights Issue Raises $5.3m; Neuren Requests ‘Brain Injury Trial Results’ Trading Halt; MGC Requests ‘Cannabis Plant Acquisition’ Trading Halt; Brain Receives $639k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Adherium Loses Co Sec, Commercial Head Bronwyn Le Grice
Apr 21, 2016
Opthea OPT-302 ‘Safe’ For Wet AMD Alone, In Combination; Avita: Regenercell, Renovacell Wound Healing ‘Significant’; Imugene Files For Hong Kong Her-Vaxx Gastric Cancer Trial; Orthocell ‘Cell Factory’ For Bone Regeneration Published; Living Cell NZ Placement Raises $432k, Total $3.7m; Resonance Sells 5m Unmarketable Parcel Shares For $75k; Rhinomed Signs Performance Bike, Inbox Fitness For US Sales; Nusep Requests ‘Transaction’ Trading Halt; Prima Pleads Schultz To ASX 23% Query; Reproductive Health 5.75m Director Options AGM; Jenny Swain, Rob Truscott Replace Allegra’s Chris Calamos; Reproductive Health Director Fabian Dwyer Resigns
Apr 20, 2016
Nanosonics Record Q3 $12m Revenue, 10m $28m Notes Converted; Resapp Raises $12.5m; Somnomed Q3 Revenue Up 32% To $11m; MMJ Signs Partners To Import, Promote Medical Marijuana; Analytica Share Plan Raises $568k, Total $2.3m; Biotron Receives $1.5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Reva $1.3m Directors Stock, 50% Directors Fees Hike AGM; Pro Medicus Appoint Starfish Anthony Glenning Director
Apr 19, 2016
TGA Okays Dimerix DMX-200 Special Access For Kidney Disease; Redhill Takes RHB-105 To 2nd Phase III Helicobacter Trial; Viralytics Updates Three Cavatak Trials; Medibio Takes Heartlink’s IP For $1.2m In Scrip; Immuron Appoints Allocation To Sell Travelan In The US; MGC Pleads Schultz, Cannabis Cosmetics, Law To ASX 50% Query; M&G Reduces To 11% Of GI Dynamics, Takes $3m-$6m Loss; Mesoblast To Release 15m Escrow Shares; Simavita Takes Capital Raising, Board Halt To Suspension; Cogstate Appoints Abby Moore Acting Co-Sec
Apr 18, 2016
Volpara IPO Raises $10m For Breast Imaging; Nuheara Crowd-Sources $500k In 2 Weeks For Iqbuds; Cochlear Chairman Rick Holliday-Smith To Chair Qbiotics; Bio-Melbourne 3D Printing Briefing; Resapp Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; Simavita Requests ‘Capital Raising, Board Change’ Halt
Apr 15, 2016
Unilife ‘Cambridge Withdraws Legal Action’; Phosphagenics David Segal, Potential 2nd Strike AGM; Rhinomed EGM For 10m Director Ron Dewhurst Options; Correction: Uniseed; Australian Ethical Takes More Ellex Profit To 9%
Apr 14, 2016
Sirtex Completes Resirt Kidney Cancer Trial Enrolment; Compumedics $2m US, Sydney Sleep, Neuro Diagnostic Deals; Uniseed Provides $1.95m Of $4m For Perkii Live Probiotics; Universal Biosensors Q1 Service Fees Up 68% To $5m; Immuron Signs CVS For Travelan US Distribution; Proteomics Expands In India, Hires Sreeja Sony For Sales; Bionomics Working Group For Board Renewal; Allan Gray Takes Profit To 7% Of Nanosonics
Apr 13, 2016
ITIF: ‘Australia 52nd For Biopharma Innovation Policies’; Victoria Legalizes Medicinal Cannabis; Innate Completes Phase IIb MIS416 For MS Enrolment; FDA Approves IDT Generic Temozolomide For Brain Cancer; Biota ‘Transformation’ Name Change To Aviragen; Rotary Bowel Cancer Programs Adopt Clinical Genomics Test; Anteo Files Two More Battery Patents; MGC Sells First Cannabidiol-Based Cosmetics On-Line; 3D Director Frank Pertile Diluted To 4.75% Of Mach7; Michael Catanzariti, Ty Webb Diluted To 4.99% Of Mach7; Optiscan Loses 2nd Chairman Patrick O’Connor
Apr 12, 2016
Biota Starts Phase IIa BTA585 RSV Trial; Uscom Posts $1m Record Q3 Total Revenue; Nusep Sells Gells To Dycent Shanghai For $170k; Canada 2nd Patent For Suda Anti-Emetic SUD-002; JCP Takes 9% Of Nanosonics; Charles Goode Companies Take 100-268% Profit On Cogstate; Pulitano Family Takes 6% Of Bluechiip; MMJ To Release 17.5m Voluntary Escrow Shares; Dr Robert Gilmour Replaces Nusep Director Mark Gell; Imugene Appoints Dr Yelena Janjigian Advisor
Apr 11, 2016
Cryosite Steps-Up To Save 2,000 Stemlife Cord Blood Materials; Prana Regains Nasdaq Compliance; Links, Lotsa, Laurence Freedman Reduce To 8% In Bionomics; Lagoda, Fatima Dickey, Richard Bayles Take 10% Of Clinuvel; Nusep Director Andrew Goodall Buys 207m Shares To 36%; Recce ‘Update’ Loses Directors Ian Brown, Prof Dongke Zhang; Stephen Roberts Replaces Cryosite Chairman Andrew Kroger; Stephanie Unwin Replaces Phylogica Chair Bruce Mcharrie; CFO Melanie Leydin Replaces Alchemia Co Sec Steve Denaro
Apr 8, 2016
Nominations For $750k Prime Minister’s Science Prizes; Admedus Extends Coroneo Distribution To Australia, NZ; Orthocell ‘Deal Ready, Positioned For Growth’ Roadshow; Cyclopharm Potential 2nd Strike Board Spill AGM; Cellmid Establishes Midkine Lyramid, Kinera Subsidiaries; 3D Completes Mach7 Merger, Name Change, ASX Code Coming; Oncosil Reschedules 24m Loan Shares EGM; Flindersfertility Backs Reproductive Health On Facebook; Otsuka Diluted To 5% In Living Cell; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On Scale-Up At CSIRO Clayton
Apr 7, 2016
Neuren Starts 2nd Phase II Trofinetide Rett Syndrome Trial; Ellex Raises $5m; Cynata: ‘CYP-001 Stem Cells Prolong GVHD Survival In Mice’; US Allows 3rd LBT Apas Patent; M&G Reduces To 12% Of GI Dynamics, Takes $2.5m-$5m Loss; Auckland’s Milford Diluted Below 5% Of Living Cell; Sabby Reduces To 5% Of Benitec 
Apr 6, 2016
Oventus $20m IPO, FDA Approves Anti-Snoring Mouth Guard; Ellex Requests Placement Trading Halt; Recce Registers Trade Mark; Reminder: RACI April Dinner - Opthea’s Dr Megan Baldwin
Apr 5, 2016
Federal Government Appoints $20b MRFF Advisers; Nusep Shortfall Raises $1.8m, Total Raised $2.85m; Monash IVF Validates Nusep Spermsep; IQ3 $US25m Joint Venture For Oncology Compound, Biomarker; Reproductive Health Releases 4m Escrow Shares; Windarri, Herz Family Take 9% Of Biotech Capital
Apr 4, 2016
Mercy Health Signs $21m, 7-Year Pro Medicus Visage 7 Deal; Bionomics Starts Phase I BNC101 Cancer Stem Cell Trial; Starpharma: ‘DEP-Cabazitaxel Breast Cancer Efficacy In Mice’; Medical Developments Appoints Middle East Distributor; Biotech Capital Acquires Biointelect For 10m Shares; Invion: ‘FDA Backs INV102 Phase III Smoking Cessation Plans’; Living Cell Share Plan Raises $483k, Total $3.3m; Simavita, Pointclickcare To Integrate Systems; Adherium Europe Office, Appoints John Tarplee; Cellmid 4th Midkine Symposium In Budapest
Apr 1, 2016
March BDI-40 Up 4%, ASX200 Up 4%, Big Caps Down 2% - Mesoblast Up 34%, Osprey 29%; Antisense Down 30%, Prana 28%; UK Allows Sirtex SIR-Spheres Monotherapy Alternative; Mesoblast Stem Cell Trial ‘Improves Knee Pain, Function’; Universal Biosensors Review FDA Tax Halt, Coagulation Test; Anatara Earns Milestone For Zoetis Detach Shipment; Biodiem China Licencee Starts LAIV Phase I Safety Study; Medibio ‘Pleased’ With FDA Depression Test Meeting; Nusep Adviser Prof John Aitken Wins $2k Carl Hartman Gong
Mar 31, 2016
Redhill: ‘Phase III RHB-105 (Giaconda Heliconda) Success’; Perkins Institute Develops Blood Vessel Repair Drug; Rhinomed Raises $4m, Share Plan; Thai Study: ‘Uscom Reduces Paediatric Mortality’; Resapp: ‘Increased Data Sets Improve Diagnoses’; Journal Article Backs Patrys Cancer Drug Acquisition; 3D EGM Votes To Become Mach7, Board Changes; Bioxyne Back To The Probiomics Probiotic Future; Regal Funds Takes 7% Of Adherium
Mar 30, 2016
Opthea Expects OPT-302 For Wet AMD Safety Results In April; MMJ Prepares Lucky Lake For 10-Fold Marijuana Production; IDT Sub-Contracts Canada’s Wellspring For Manufacture; Brian Dovey Replaces Reva Chairman Robert Stockman
Mar 29, 2016
Volpara $10m IPO For Breast Imaging Software; MGC, Sydney Uni ‘White Paper’ On Medical Cannabis; Patrys Licences Yale Nuclei-Penetrating Anti-DNA Antibodies; Rhinomed: US Distribution, Trial Delay, Funds Trading Halt; Clarity Appoints Ex-Cochlear CEO Dr Chris Roberts Director; Phosphagenics Receives $2.4m Federal R&D Tax Refund
Mar 24, 2016
Living Cell Begins 18-Patient Phase IIb NTCell Parkinson’s Trial; US Grants Mesoblast ‘Key’ Rheumatic Patent; Clinuvel ‘Confident’ After Nice Workshop For UK Benefits; Eurogold $3m Prospectus For Bard1 AG Cancer Blood Test; Tissue Therapies ‘Factor Therapeutics’ Name Change Egm; Mgc Signs $477k Czech Cannabis Cosmetics Distribution; Caldera: Robert Mitchell CEO For Prostate Cancer Tests; RACI Dines On Opthea’s Dr Megan Baldwin
Mar 23, 2016
Oneventures $20m For Clinical Genomics Test, Dr Paul Kelly; TBG: 2 Tests On The Market, 20 More In 2 Years; MRCF $4m For CSIRO Partner Mecrx; 3D Partner 333D To Raise Up To $5m For Oz Brewing Backdoor; Pharmaxis, Synairgen: ‘In-Vitro LOXL2 Success For IPF’; Proteomics To Screen Venoms For Analgesics, Antibiotics; Proteomics Releases 829k Escrow Shares; GI Dynamics Appoints Scott Schorer CEO, Starting On $524k; Uscom Appoints Ex-J&J Chao Xian David He Director; Adherium: Opens US Office Appoints James Hattersley; Resapp Loses Director Adam Sierakowski; Medadvisor Appoints Nick England Advisor
Mar 22, 2016
NHMRC $3.3m For Windfarm Health Impacts - AMA Position, Biotech Daily Comment; Actinogen Applies For Phase II Xanamem For Alzheimer’s Trial; Biopharmaceuticals Australia: $250k Paranta Grant ‘Pivotal’; Impedimed Share Plan Raises $74k Of Hoped-For $7.5m; Oncosil Postpones Loan Share EGM
Mar 21, 2016
Victoria Invests $25m In Genomic Sequencing; Oneblood Adopts ITL Samplok Blood Sampling Kit; Bone $3m Botanix Backdoor For Cannabidiol For Acne; Avexa Plan Raises $384k For Tali; Total Raised $874k; Bluechiip Technology In Autism Biobank; Arrow To Promote Medadvisor Compliance Platform; Australian Ethical Reduces To 3.4% Of Avita; Medibio To Release 24m Escrow Shares; Dorsavi Loses Chief Marketing Officer Dave Wildermuth
Mar 18, 2016
Biota Sells Antibiotic Assets To Spero; Tissue Therapies $15m ‘Key To Turnaround’; Clarity Wins $1m Federal Commercialization Grant; Cogstate Wins $2.6m Depression Extension Study Contract; Analytica $1.8m Placements Share Plan; Medadvisor Begins Trial Of GP Link To Monitor Medication Use; Novogen: 42% Dissent Against Iain Ross, 31% Oppose CEO Options; FIL Takes 9.6% Of Clinuvel; Viburnum, Wyllie Funds Take 12% Of Universal Biosensors; Sirtex Loses Americas Head Mike Mangano
Mar 17, 2016
Victoria Pledges $1.2b For Sunrise, Regional Industries; CSIRO, ARMI Improve Bone Marrow Stem Cell Harvesting; WEHI: ‘T-Cell Release Discovery Could Improve Treatments’; Tissue Therapies Hopes To Raise $15m; Netherlands Reimburses Sirtex Sir-Spheres Treatment; Biotron: ‘BIT225 Combination Better Than Interferon, Ribavirin’; Mesoblast Licences Stem Cell Technology For Diabetes; Israel’s Adama Licences Starpharma Priostar 2,4-D Herbicide; Novogen Receives $2.8m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Pro Medicus To Buy-Back 10m Shares; Bluechiip Loses Director Matt Morgan
Mar 16, 2016
GI Dynamics To Apply To FDA For New Endobarrier Trial; CVC: ‘Remove Bionomics Graeme Kaufman, Trevor Tappenden’; Nusep Raises $1.1m, $1.8m Shortfall To Be Placed; Prima IMP321, Adjuvant For Melanoma ‘Induces T-Cell Response’; Psivida Medidur Data Shows Small Increase In IOP; ITL Myhealthtest Joins HCF Catalyst Incubator; 3D, Mach 7 Distribution Deal With South Africa’s Intrihealth; Tissue Therapies ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; M-D Paul Rennie, Kzee, Ear Takes 25% Of Paradigm; Dr Jef Vangenechten To Replace Anteo CEO Dr Geoff Cumming; Arthur Charlaftis, Kos Sclavos, Mike Da Gama Join Medadvisor
Mar 15, 2016
GI Dynamics Endobarrier Fails Safety, Efficacy; Clinuvel Raises $8m, Prepares European Scenesse Centres; Medical Developments, CSIRO Complete New Technology; Canada Approves Adherium’s Smartturbo, Smarttouch; International Stem Cell To Raise $8m; Viralytics Canon Trial: ‘Cavatak Safe, Anti-Cancer Activity’; OBJ Pleads Schultz To ASX 18% Query; Avita Enrols Renovacell Re-Pigmentation Study; Lagoda, Fatima Dickey, Richard Bayles Take 10% Of Clinuvel; Deutsche Bank ‘Returns’ Below 5% Of Genetic Technologies; Heartware Appoints Chadwick Cornell Director; Unilife Chair Alan Shortall Goes With $2m, Ramin Mojdeh Goes
Mar 14, 2016
UK NHS 2-Year Uscom BP+ Supply Contract; Recce-327 Antibiotic Active Against 7 Cancers In-Vitro; Atcor Receives $462k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Resapp To Take ‘De Novo’ FDA Route, Pivotal Trial; Australian Ethical Takes More Ellex Profit To 10%; JCP Takes 8% Of Nanosonics; GI Dynamics Requests Endo Trial Trading Halt
Mar 11, 2016
Avita Signs Sinopharm For China Distribution; S&P Indices: 5 Biotechs Promoted, 5 Demoted; Listen And Learn Joins Avexa Tali Evaluation; Medibio Acquires US, Canada University Data Sets; Novogen Withdraws 61% Directors Pool Hike Resolution; Clinuvel Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Resapp Pleads Schultz, News, FDA Meeting To ASX 44% Query; Genetic Signatures 18.4m Escrow Shares To Be Released
Mar 10, 2016
OBJ: ‘Ready To Promote Awareness To The Market’; Gordagen Winds Up 20% Investor Felda For $652k Debt; China Patent For Invion INV102 For Smoking Cessation; Prana 6-For-1 ADS Ratio Change, Consolidation; Analytica Ends Salesforce4hire Agreement, Cuts Spending; Raphael Lamm, Shomron Takes 11% Of Alchemia; Deutsche Bank Sells, Returns To 5% Of Genetic Technologies; Bio-Melbourne ‘Wireless And Wearable Technology’ Lab
Mar 9, 2016
Strongbridge ‘Cash Position’ Returns Antisense ATL1103; Avita Claims Regenercell Efficacy For Venous Leg Ulcers; Federal Government To Transfer Synchrotron To ANSTO; IDT Extends Thiotepa Contract $13m, 4 Years; Siemens Pays Universal Biosensors Milestones For Lower Strip Prices; US Patent For Atcor Sphygmocor Blood Pressure Test; Tissue Therapies Creates US Subsidiary Factor Therapeutics; Haakmans, Dussman Increase, Diluted To 37% Of Simavita; Regeneus Pleads Schultz, ‘Media’ To ASX 70% Query; Tom Bloomfield Replaces Prima Co Sec Deanne Miller On Leave
Mar 8, 2016
International Stem Cell Ready For Phase I Parkinson’s Trial; Melbourne Uni $36m Bio21 Expansion For CSL Hub; Sirtex Soramic Trial Recruits 420 Patient Liver Cancer Trial; Benitec BB-HB-331 Reduces Hep B 98.5% In Mice; Pharmaust Plans 3 Phase II Monepantel (PPL-1) Cancer Trials; Imugene HER-Vaxx Product Ready For Gastric Cancer Trial; ITL Pilots Myhealthtest Sales Through Act Pharmacies; 3D Medical Signs 5-Year Mach7 Licence With Penn State; Bluechiip Shortfall Raises $125k, Total $815k; Apple Watch, Fitbit Pass Medibio, Swinburne Stress Test; Raphael Lamm, Shomron Take 7.45% Of Alchemia
Mar 7, 2016
FDA Approves CSL’s Idelvion Factor IX For Haemophilia B; Resapp, Uniquest Collaboration Trials Pneumonia Diagnostic; Clarification: Baxalta; FDA Allows Avita Recell Compassionate Use For 36 Patients; Antisense Requests ‘ATL1103 Program’ Trading Halt; Potential Partner Prompts 2nd Proteomics Promarkerd Study; Prima Below $US1 Nasdaq Non-Compliance; EGM Loss Triggers Bionomics ‘Shareholder Consultation’; Alchemia Appoints Kentgrove Founder David Lamm Director; Ausbiotech Reminder Call For Asia Investment Presenters
Mar 4, 2016
Admedus Claims Preliminary HSV-2 Vaccine Safety, Efficacy; China Approves Clinical Genomics Bowel Cancer Test; Starpharma Signs Aspen For Vivagel BV For Australia, NZ; Compumedics ‘Does Not Know’ AFR China Bribe Company; TBG (Progen) Sells Pharmasynth To Luina For $2.2m; WEHI: ‘Cancers Dependent On MCL-1’; Probiotec Signs New Contracts Worth $10m A Year; MGC, Sipnose Collaborate For Intra-Nasal Cannabinoid; BPH Re-Appoints Gregory Gilbert Director; Kentgrove Takes 19.9% Of Alchemia; Orthocell Appoints Prof Rocky Tuan To Advisory Board
Mar 3, 2016
Baxalta: Haemophilia, Immunology, Oncology; 64% Of Bionomics EGM Stops Sabby, CVI, Empery BVF Warrants; FDA Approves Atcor, Suntech ‘Oscar2 With Sphygmocor Inside’; Anteo Takes Up To $9m Bergen Draw-Down Equity Facility; Cynata, Regience Stem Cell LOI To Preliminary Agreement; MMJ Phytotech Extends Medical Cannabis Gelpell Licence; Graham Durbin Superannuation Takes 10.6% Of Genera; Sunshine Heart Chairman John Erb Appointed CEO
Mar 2, 2016
Wuxi’s IMP321 Dosed In Prima European Breast Cancer Trial; Avita Launches Regenercell, Renovacell In Europe; Resapp: ‘Diagnostic Finds Disease Missed By Auscultation’; Southern Orthopaedics Joins Paradigm Bone Bruising Trial; Bio-Melbourne ‘Wireless And Wearable Technology’ Lab; Universal Biosensors Appoints David Hoey Director; Brain Appoints Dr Stephen Koslow, Matt Morgan Directors; Medical Developments David Williams Sells 1m More Shares
Mar 1, 2016
February BDI-40 Down 4%, ASX200 Down 2.5%, Big Caps Flat - Mesoblast Up 26%, Clinuvel 26%; Benitec Down 56%, IDT 29%; Benitec: ‘No Hep C Data Until Year-End, Big Pharma Likes Hep B’; MMJj Phytotech Raises $5m; Volpara $20m IPO For Breast Imaging For Early Cancer Detection; Medivac Administrators Appointed; Oncosil Possible CE Mark Delay, Further FDA Filing; Medical Australie H1 Revenue Up 6% To $8m, Profit To $5m Loss; Termination Takes LBT H1 Revenue Up 169% To $4.3m, Profit Up 270% To $2m; Phosphagenics Revenue Up 8% To $2.7m, Loss Up 125% To $20m; Anteo H1 Revenue Up 16% To $2m, Loss Up 36% To $3m; IQ3 H1 Revenue Up 277% To $1.2m, Loss Up 243% To $813k; Optiscan Extends Suspension For Capital Raise, Accounts; Sandon Capital Quits Alchemia
Feb 29, 2016
Pfizer: ‘Queensland Uni 2nd Non-US Innovation Centre’; Euro-Committee Backs CSL Idelvion For Haemophilia B; WEHI: ‘Birinapant, P38 Inhibitors Combine For AML’; Biota Respiratory Syncytial Virus BTA585 ‘Well-Tolerated’; Adherium Supplies 5,700 Smartinhalers For NZ Asthma Study; Atcor Rolls Out Insurance Cover For Sphygmocor Tests; Taiwan Approves ITL Samplok Blood Sampling Kit; Rhinomed Appoints McArthur Medical For Canada; OBJ H1 Revenue Up 29% To $1.4m, Loss Up 47% To $1.2m; Correction: Admedus; Pharmaust H1 Revenue Up 47% To $1.5m, Loss Down 10% To $1m; Regeneus H1 Revenue Down 30% To $881k, Loss Down 46% To $3m; Adherium H1 Revenue Down 34% To $1.6m, Loss Up 481% To $3.7m; Medadvisor H1 Revenue Up 94% To $680k, Loss Up 281% To $1m; Nanosonics Chairman Maurie Stang Sells 2.5m Shares; Australian Ethical Takes 5% Of Pharmaxis; Elizabeth Gaines Replaces Impedimed Director Jim Hazel; Simon Gennari Replaces Alchemia Chairman Ken Poutakidis
Feb 26, 2016
Benitec Falls On Closing TT-034 For Hep C Trial; Brisbane Wesley Hospital Joins Resapp 400 Patient Trial; Heartware 2015 Revenue Down 1% To $382m, Loss Up 73% To $73m; Ellex H1 Revenue Up 13% To $35m, Profit Up 43% To $1m; Pharmaxis Revenue Down 25% To $9m, Loss Up 70% To $11m; Admedus H1 Revenue Up 37% To $6.6m, Loss Up 19% To $14m; Avita H1 Revenue Up 49% To $2m, Loss Up 45% To $5m; Mayne H1 Revenue Up 114% To $127m, Profit Up 349% To $18m; Resonance H1 Revenue Up 1% To $1.3m, Profit To $22k Loss; GI Dynamics Revenue Down 54% To $2m, Loss Down 27% To $49m; Genetic Signatures Revenue Up 101% To $890k; Orthocell Sales Revenue Up 17% To $451k; Rhinomed Posts First Significant Revenue Of $522k; Opthea H1 Revenue Up 41% To $515k, Loss Down 43% To $1.7m; MMJ Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt
Feb 25, 2016
MMJ Welcomes Federal Medical Cannabis Amendment; Alchemia Completes $30.2m Capital Return; Bluechiip Share Plan Raises $240k, Total $690k; Compumedics H1 Revenue Up 11% To $17m, Profit Up 106% To $2m; Acrux H1 Revenue Up 27% To $18m, Profit Up 39% To $10m; Cellmid H1 Revenue Up 103% To $1.4m, Loss Up 72% To $1.7m; Genetic Tech H1 Revenue Down 64% To $517k, Loss Down 37% To $3m; Allegra H1 Revenue Down 27% To $3m, Loss Up 340% To $1m; Probiotec H1 Revenue Up 2% To $30m, $2m Profit; Oncosil 24m Loan Shares EGM; JCP Takes 7% Of Nanosonics
Feb 24, 2016
Sirtex H1 Revenue Up 40% To $113m, Profit Up 51% To $27m; Eurogold EGM To Drop Mining For Bard1 Lung Cancer Test; Gordagen, Monash Collaborate On Drug Delivery Concept; Imugene Prepares For Phase Ib HER-Vaxx Gastric Cancer Trial; JCR Launches Mesoblast’s Temcell For GvHD In Japan; Reva Completes Fantom II Trial Recruitment; Cyclopharm Revenue Down 1.5% To $15m, Profit Up 18% To $5m, Dividend; Impedimed H1 Revenue Up 30% To $2.7m, Loss Up 83% To $11m; Cryosite H1 Revenue Up 10.5% To $5m, Profit Up 8% To $358k, Dividend; Dorsavi Signs Physio Corp For Viperform Pilot Program; Optiscan Takes Fundraising Halt To Suspension; FIL Decreases, Diluted To 7% Of Starpharma; Peter Meurs Takes 21% Of Dimerix; Yodambao Takes 6% Of Dimerix; GI Dynamics Loses 2014 CEO Michael Dale; Simon O’loughlin Replaces Tyrian’s Dr Caroline Popper
Feb 23, 2016
OBJ Claims Kneeguard Pain, Mobility Trial Success; Unilife Signs $104m Amgen Collaboration; Paradigm Starts Zilosul For Bone Bruising Safety Trial; Nusep, Newcastle, Prof John Aitken Work On Human, Horse IVF; Resmed Buys Brightree Software For $1.1b; Uscom H1 Revenue Up 54% To $1.5m, Loss Up 114% To $837k; Sirtex Sirflox Results Republished In Oncology Journal; David Sietsma Takes 5% Of Anteo; Matthew Callahan, SRV Take 6.4% Of Dimerix
Feb 22, 2016
Compumedics Korea Deal Opens $4b Brain Imaging Market; Optiscan Requests Fundraising Trading Halt; Mesoblast Claims GVHD ‘Responses, Extended Survival’; Immuron, Prof Gerhard Rogler To Study IMM-124E For Colitis; ITL Expands Myhealth Test, Tightens Health Care Belt; Pippa Mann Drives Genetic Technologies Brevagenplus Sales; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns To 5% Of Mayne; Hunter Hall Takes 5% Of Medical Developments; MTP Connect: Sue Macleman, Bronwyn Evans, Ashley Bates; Resapp Appoints Co-Founder Brian Leedman Director
Feb 15, 2016
WEHI, QIMR Gene-Map Scabies For Prevention, Treatment; Queensland Grants QIMR $153k For Cytomegalovirus Vaccine; Avexa Completes Tali Acquisition; Nusep Rights Issue For $2.8m; JCP Takes 6% Of Nanosonics; Broadfin Takes 9% Of Biota; Prescient’s Steven Yatomi-Clarke Appointed CEO On $310k; Bioxyne Appoints Dr Peter French Executive Director; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On Investment Trends
Feb 12, 2016
FDA Further Orphan Status For Clinuvel Scenesse; Viburnum, Wyllie Funds Take 11% Of Universal Biosensors; Victoria Appoints 2nd Innovation Panel – Light On Biotech; Bluechiip Ready For Genea IVF Product Development; Atcor H1 Revenue Down 41% To $1.7m, Profit To $2.3m Loss; Polynovo Expects Increased H1 Loss
Feb 11, 2016
Cochlear H1 Revenue Up 27% To $558m, Profit Up 32% To $94m; Australia Welcomes NZ’s $4.5m For Synchrotron; Reva Enrols 200 Trial Patients, Goldman Sachs Exercises $16m; College Of Radiology, Florida Uni To Use Pro Medicus Visage 7; MMJ: ‘Marijuana Capsules Equal Or Better Than Sativex’; Medlab Welcomes Federal Medical Marijuana Bill; Avita Appoints MSM Medical For German-Speaking Countries; Denmark’s Aarhus Municipality Takes Simavita’s SIM System; La Trobe Uni Appoints Dr Dan Grant To Engage Industry 
Feb 10, 2016
Nominations Open For $40k Victoria Premier’s Awards; Unilife Extends Amgen Option, Defers Loans, $11m Shares; Unilife H1 Revenue Up 13% To $11m, Loss Up 23% To $51m; Ampliphi: Federal $860k Westmead Bacteriophage Grant; MMJ, Yissum Apply For Marijuana Delivery US Patents; Regal Funds Takes 11% Of Oncosil; Wayne Paterson Admedus Chair; Chris Catlow, Graeme Rowley Go
Feb 9, 2016
Impedimed $75m For L-Dex, Heart Test; Plan For $7.5m More; Swinburne Tests Wearable Devices For Medibio Mental Health; Melbourne Uni Trials Brain-Machine ‘Stentrode’ In Sheep; Biota Starts Phase II BTA074 Ano-Genital Warts Trial; Actinogen Receives $1.3m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Admedus Loses Director Peter Turvey; Psivida Loses Director Peter Savas
Feb 5, 2016
Atcor $835k Trial Contract, Scot Macdonell V-P Sales; Medical Developments, Avita Complete $2.5m Respiratory Deal; Genetic Technologies, Hendrix Genetics Settle IP Case; US Repurpose Patent For Pharmaust PPL-1; Europe, Australian Patents For Bluechiip Tracking Systems; Impedimed Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Suda Receives $669k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Opthea EGM For 7m CEO, Director Options; MMJ Completes Health Canada Marijuana Plant Inspection
Feb 4, 2016
South Australia Uni And Sementis, Bharat Work On Zika Vaccine; Eliminate Dengue Zika Mosquito Biological Response; Immuron Receives $1.5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; CVC Takes 5.2% Of Bionomics; Taiwan’s Medigen Takes 52% Of TBG (Progen); Edward Chang, Eternal Materials Take 18.5% Of TBG; TBG Appoints Edward Chang Director; Cellmid Appoints Elizabeth Masamune Director Of Advangen; Medivac: Rodger Johnston M-D, Michael Higginson Co Sec
Feb 2, 2016
Starpharma: ‘120-Day Dendrimer Mouse Tumor Success’; Federal Government CRC Funding Round Opens; Recce-327 Antibiotic: ‘Effective In Lower Doses In Mice’; Diasource Chair Rolf Sickman Appointed Anteo Director; Bio-Melbourne Briefing: ‘Innovation And Opportunities’
Feb 1, 2016
January BDI-40 Down 5%, ASX200 Down 6%, Big Caps Up 0.2% - Reva Up 33%, Orthocell 32%; Prana Down 26%, Antisense 23%; TBG (Progen) Raises $13m, To Relist On Feb 3; Pharmaust Receives $546k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Nusep Raises $371k, Rights For $2.8m; MMJ Phytotech Has Less Than One Quarter Cash; Invion Loses Chair Brett Heading, Dr Greg Collier Interim; Nusep Loses Michael Graham, Andrew Goodall Quits Prime
Jan 28, 2016
Cancer CRC Shares $731m Merck Blood Disorder Licence; Victoria: RMH, WEHI, Peter Mac Leukaemia Trial Backs Venetoclax; Acrux Launches Lenzetto For Menopause In Europe; Avexa Raises $490k, Plan For Tali; Halts ATC For HIV, Coal Mine; US Patent For Prima’s IMP731; Alchemia EGM Approves 9.3c Return Of Capital; Dorsavi $202k London Underground OHS Contract; Cynata: ‘UK Regulator Approves CYP-001 GvHD Trial’; ‘Freeman Road’ Takes 8% Of Resapp
Jan 27, 2016
Medical Developments Penthrox Launch, Respiratory FDA OK; Living Cell: ‘NTCell Stops Parkinson’s, Safe At 58 Weeks’; Admedus To Sell Coroneo Products; Recce Claims Antibiotic Kills Tuberculosis, Gonorrhoea; Prima Ready For Tactimel Phase I IMP321 For Melanoma Trial; Polynovo Appoints Leon Hoare Director; Medibio Appoints Dr Franklyn G Prendergast Director; Sienna Appoints Dr John Chiplin Director; WEHI ‘Cures’ AML In Mice; MCRI, Jupiter Collaborate On JOT101 For Friedreich’s Ataxia; Nohla Raises $30m, Appoints Lawrence Gozlan Director; Recce IPO Raises $5m For ‘Superbug’ Antibiotics; Gordagen Collaboration With Japan’s Matsumoto; Anatara, Zoetis Licence Option; Medadvisor, Epilepsy Queensland Collaborations; Clinical Network Services Opens Washington DC Office; Imugene Appoints Stuart Roberts For Corporate Development


3D Medical Loses CEO Max Ghobrial, Albert Liong MD Mach7; UBS AG Reduces To 7% Of GI Dynamics; John Leaver Below 5% In Bionomics; Genetic Technologies: ‘Results Support Brevagenplus’; CSL Signs $1.8b Debt Deal; Polynovo Plan Raises $4.4m, Total $12.9m; Psivida’s Medidur Meets Primary Phase III Endpoint; Cogstate Signs $4.6m Alzheimer’s Trial Deal; Immuron Claims 80% C-Difficile Pre-Clinical Efficacy; Rhinomed Receives $436k Federal R&D Tax Incentive; Prima Begins Phase IIb IMP321 Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial; Orthocell EGM; Simavita Loses CFO, Co Sec Tom Howitt; Australian Ethical Reduces To 6% Of Avita; Admedus Raises $7m; Medibio Signs Non-Binding Deal With Medtronic; Medibio Saudi Arabia Stress Deal; Anteo Raises $5m Of $12m For Diasource Acquisition; Quest, BVF Increase In Viralytics; Medical Developments Takes Avita Respiratory Business For $2.6m; Sabby Takes 5% Of Admedus; Psivida To File For EU Approval For Eye Therapy; Brain Resource Share Plan Raises $109.5k; Brain Resource Chair Evian Gordon Diluted To 8%; Cyclopharm Collects $2m Insurance Pay-Out; Neuren Ready For Trofinetide Phase II Rett Trial; Unilife Signs $21m Exclusivity Deal With Amgen; Sunshine Heart Appoints Eric Lovett For Pivotal Study; US Patent For Orthocell Tissue Repair Technology; ASX Queries Phosphagenics 33% Jump; UBS Group Takes 6% Of IDT; Anteo, Diasource Agree New Terms; Phosphagenics Sues Mylan Laboratories; Allan Gray Reduces To 7.5% Of Phosphagenics; Cogstate Loses Director Dr Alan Finkel; Asia Union Below 5% In Cogstate; Prima Tells ASX ‘Reports May Have Pushed Price 13.5%’; Psivida Hopes To Raise $23m; Australian Ethical Reduces To 11% Of Ellex; Mesoblast Phase III Heart Failure Trial Scaled Back; Avita Completes 30-Patient Acute Burns Trial Recruitment; Heartware Appointed Stephen Oesterle Director; Impedimed Creates Chronic Heart Failure Advisory Board; Anteo Completes Diasource Buy-Out; Simavita Plans $5m Placement; Regeneus Says Progenza Stem Cells ‘Safe’; Avita Replaces Prof Fiona Wood, Directors; 3D: ‘US Patent For Merger Partner Mach7’; Canada To Inspect MMJ Cannabis Cultivation; Avita Signs Japan, South Korea Recell Distribution; Psivida Raises $25m; Medibio Receives $1m R&D Tax Incentive; Simavita Receives $1m R&D Tax Incentive; Uscom Study Validates Clinical Use; Deutsche Bank Takes 6% Of Genetic Technologies; Somnomed Claims 30% H1 Sales Jump; Imugene Director Steps Down; 3D Medical Records First Sale Through E-Unity Deal; Medadvisor Appoints Sandra Hook Director; Reva Hires Richard Kimes To Lead Operations; Starpharma Raises $1.9m; Imugene Extends Vienna Immunotherapy Research; Phosphagenics Reports Positive Pig Results; Oncosil Appoints Cochlear’s Dr Chris Roberts Director; Medadvisor Claims 1m Tap-To-Refill Prescriptions; Resapp Options Raise $470k; Ellex To Expand Production Facilities; Resmed Q2 Sales Increase 7% To $454.5 Million; Bernard Stang Reduces To 7% Of Nanosonics; Sabby Takes 9% Of Benitec; Simavita Launches Purchase Plan; Clinuvel Investor Raises Holding To 8%; Viralytics Completes Oversubscribed $4m Share Plan; Prescient Receives $464k Grants
Dec 18, 2015
Osprey Data Analysis Backs Avert Reduced Kidney Damage; 3D: ‘Roche Hails Role In FDA Alectinib Lung Cancer Approval’; Anteo $15m Note To Buy Belgium’s Diasource; Admedus Raises $7m From US Investor; ASIC Fines Living Cell $33k For Alleged Investor News Leak; European Patent For Imugene’s HER-Vaxx; Allan Gray Reduces To 15% Of Starpharma; UBS Reduces To 8% Of GI Dynamics; Medadvisor Appoints Theo Antonopoulos Sales, Marketing
Dec 17, 2015
2015 – The Year In Review; Mesoblast: ‘18-Month Runway, Japan Revenue, $2b GvHD Market’; Alchemia EGM For 9.3c Return Of Capital; Phosphagenics Completes TPM-Oxycodone Dosing; Impedimed Starts US L-Dex Commercial Launch; Cynata Signs Stem Cell Deal With Apceth; Agenix Secures $1.6m China Funds; Bluechiip Placement $450k, Share Plan; Tissue Therapies Renames Vitrogro VF-001, Complying With FDA; Dimerix Appoints Dr Liz Jazwinska Director; Imugene Shareholder Otto Buttula Resigns As Director
Dec 16, 2015
Pharmaxis: ‘Bronchitol Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Efficacy’; Benitec’s Loss Of CEO Dr French ‘Looks Like Retaliation’; Biotech Wins 13 Of 50 Federal ARC Future Fellows Grants; Starpharma Signs MOU For Chinese Vivagel Condoms; Atcor Signs A&D For Sphygmocor XCel Japan Distribution; Orthocell Perth Celgro Shoulder Tendon Trial Approved; IDT Share Plan Raises $2m, Total $8m; Adherium Appoints Dr William Hunter Director; Solagran 2015 Revenue Up 21% To $2.5m, Loss Up 64% To $6.4m
Dec 15, 2015
International Stem Cell Melbourne Parkinson’s Trial; Australian Patent For Regeneus Cancer Vaccine; European Patent For Paradigm Respiratory Treatment; Bluechiip Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; Simavita Dissent On Director Numbers, Fees; WA Subsidises Analytica Pericoach For Incontinence; Solagran Hopes To Raise $3m, Resume Operations; FIL Takes 8% Of Starpharma; Oncosil Appoints Ex-Sirtex US Charles Rowland US Head
Dec 14, 2015
Viralytics Placement Raises $28m, Share Plan For $4m More; FDA Approves Avita Recell ‘Expedited Access Pathway’; Oncosil Files FDA Pancreatic Cancer Ide Application; FDA Orphan Designation For Dimerix DMX-200 For Kidney Disease; Imugene Delayed HER-Vaxx Gastric Cancer Trial Moves To Asia; Minister Pyne, Israel PM Netanyahu Talk Innovation; Resapp 400-Adult Patient Trial Approved; Cogstate $2.4m Phase III Cancer Trial Testing Contract; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns Below 5% Mayne; Goodbye Progen, Welcome TBG Diagnostics
Victoria, Ausbiotech Host ‘International Biofest 2016’; Prima, NEC, Yamaguchi IMP321 Proceeds To Human Trials; Goodbye Circadian, Hello Opthea; Cellmid Receives $1m Federal R&D Tax Refund; IM Medical To Pay $95k Legal Bill; Mark Heaysman Replaces Dorsavi US Head John Kowalczyk 
Dec 10, 2015
CSL: ‘From R&D To 20% Of Global Protein Market’; WEHI Toxoplasma Studies ‘Could Lead To Vaccine, Treatments’; Invion Plan, Placement Raise Final Total Of $2.1m; Viralytics $2.9m Federal R&D Tax Refund, Fund Raising Halt; Suda Expands Amherst Zolpimist, Sud-002 Deals; FIL Takes 7% Of Impedimed; Novogen Appoints Dr James Garner CEO, Starts On $400k
Dec 9, 2015
Starpharma Raises $32m, Share Plan For $3m More; Avita Recell Study: ‘Reduces Hospital Stay 63%’; Phylogica Phylomer-Omomyc Kills Lymphoma 600% In-Vitro; Invion Plan, Placement Raise $1.3m; Canada Patent For Orthocell Bio-Scaffolds, Tenocyte Combo; Ian Mann Lends Optiscan $300k, Takes Board Seat; Impedimed: ‘US Breast Cancer Survivor Guideline Published’; QRX Administrators Execute Deed Of Company Arrangement; Benitec CEO Dr Peter French ‘Steps Down’; Stephen Roberts Replaces Cryosite Director Christina Boyce; Progen Changes Directors Ahead Of TBG Merger; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics
Dec 8, 2015
National Innovation And Science Agenda Comment - Biotech Daily, Ausbiotech, Medicines Australia; Sydney Uni, CSIRO Join Uniseed $50m Fund; Bionomics Raises $16m For Phase II PTSD Trial; Correction: TDI, Kayban; Antisense ATL1102 Shows Promise In AML Mouse Study; Florida’s Broward Health Adopts 3D’s Mach7 Imaging; Alchemia Receives $6.4m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Innate To Release 29m Escrow Shares; Goldman Sachs Above 5% Of Nanosonics
Dec 7, 2015
PM Malcolm Turnbull Launches $1b Innovation, Science Agenda; Bio-Melbourne Welcomes Agenda ‘Inflection Point’; Neuren Trofinetide Shows ‘Beneficial Effects’ For Fragile X; Benitec In-Vitro Data Backs BB-HB-331 For Hepatitis B; Progen Meeting Backs Medigen TBG Backdoor, Suspension; Starpharma Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Mach7 Waives $10m Minimum For 3D Merger; Suda Pleads Schultz To ASX 17% Query; Up To 37% Of Psivida Oppose 500k Director Options; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns To 5% Mayne
Dec 4, 2015
Cytomatrix Creates $100m Nohla For Cord-Blood Stem Cells; S&P Dow Jones Promote Sirtex To Asx100; Bionomics Requests ‘US Placement’ Trading Halt; Michael Catanzariti Increases, Diluted To 10.4% Of 3D; Resapp Releases 9m Escrow Shares 19m Options; Phosphagenics Anna Legg Replaces Co Sec Mourice Garbutt; Goldman Sachs Above 5% Of Nanosonics
Dec 3, 2015
FDA Requests Clinuvel Scenesse Vitiligo Pre-Clinical Trial; Progen Meets $10m Minimum For Medigen TBG Acquisition; Paradigm Treats 1st Zilosul Special Access Patient; Neuren Requests Trofinetide Fragile X Results Trading Halt; Health Canada Approves Rhinomed’s Turbine, Mute; Bluechiip, Genea Fertility Tracking Licence; Cynata, Regience Consider Japan, Asia Partnership; Chris Retzos, Associates Take 9% Of Prescient; Phosphagenics Begins Second TPM Pig Study
Dec 2, 2015
Astrazeneca Picks 2nd Starpharma DEP Cancer Molecule; CSIRO, Kayban, Boron Develop Flax Seed Anti-Microbial; Medadvisor IPO Raises $5m For Drug Compliance App; Circadian Receives $3m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Living Cell Resumes NTCell Manufacture; Goldman Sachs Above, Below 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again
Dec 1, 2015
Mesoblast Drags November BDI-40 Down 3%, ASX200 Down 1% - Genetic Technologies Up 100%, Compumedics 54%; Atcor Down 44%; Compumedics $250k California Hospital Diagnostic Contract; Correction: Dateline; European Cellmid Midkine T-Cell Patent; 3D’s Mach7 Yuma, Arizona Contract; Antisense Receives $706k Federal R&D Tax Refund; ITL Takes Myhealthtest, Bill Mobbs Increases, Dilutes To 42%; Nusep Loses 2nd Strike Vote, Wins Spill Vote, Name Change; Circadian: Kempler, Sistenich In; Fisher, McMeckan, Howard Out; Merchant Reduces To 13% Of Polynovo; Ron Dewhurst Replaces Rhinomed Chairman Martin Rogers; Sunshine Heart Loses 6-Year CEO Dave Rosa
Nov 30, 2015
Anteo Diasource $12m Rights Issue, $15m Convertible Note; Euro Patent For Neuren’s NNZ-2591 For Parkinson’s, Autism; 3D To Distribute Client Outlook’s Eunity Imaging Products; Circadian New Directors Trading Halt, Name Change AGM; Optiscan 41% Oppose CFO, Director Bruce Andrew; Prescient Appoints Prof Jeffrey Lancet Advisor
Nov 27, 2015
Clarification: Tissue Therapies, The ASX And Chi-X Trading; Oncosil Receives $1.5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Stirling To Back-Door MX360 For Non-Biotech Web-Trading; M&G Group Increase, Diluted To 10.3% Of Mesoblast; Viburnum, Wyllie Funds Take 9.4% Of Universal Biosensors; Medibio ‘Surprised’ By Rush For Corporate Stress Test Pilot
Nov 26, 2015
Japan To Pay Up To $234k Per Mesoblast Temcell GvHD Course; Avexa AGM Votes To Acquire Tali Health; Pharmaust Hires Genscript For Pre-Phase II PPL-1 Optimization; Regeneus 45-Dog KVax Vaccine Trial For Canine Lymphoma; Progen Receives $1m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Prima Receives $420k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Sun AGM Changes Name To Dimerix; Oncosil Withdraws 10% Placement Resolution, Others Passed; Novoskin, Novowound Acquisitions Delay Polynovo AGM; Cell Care Reduces To 20% Of Cryosite; Greenlight Reduces To 5.6% Of GI Dynamics; Prescient Appoints Prof Farhad Ravandi Leukaemia Advisor
Nov 25, 2015
Adelaide Uni Trials Ampliphi Bacteriophage For Golden Staph; Sementis To Raise $2m For Chikungunya, Allergy Vaccines; Polynovo Raises $8.5m, Plan, To Take Novoskin, Novowound; Prescient Places $1m, Total Raised $2m; Gordagen Up To $3m Loan, Chairman Fred Nadjarian Retires; Uscom Rebadges Thor Devices ‘Spirosonic’; Isonea Starts Airsonea Chicago Trial; Hong Kong, Australia Patents For Orthocell ATI, Celgro; CBA, Related Parties Below 5% Of Sirtex, Yet Again; Talu Below 5% Of Universal Biosensors; Chairman Andrew Kroger Takes 28% Of Cryosite; Paul Hopper, Associates Increase, Diluted To 12% Of Prescient; Bio-Melbourne Innovation Week Breakfast With The Minister
Nov 24, 2015
Capital Radiology Becomes 1st 3D Medical Mach7 Customer; D3, Medicines Development Moxidectin For River Blindness; Prescient Share Plan Raises $927k; Regeneus Licences Macquarie Stem Cell Selection System; Medibio, Johns Hopkins Heart Rate Depression Trial Approved; Japan Patent For Cellmid Midkine For Hair Loss; Avita Appoints Medical Z, Ideal Medical French, UK Distributors; Novogen Hires Novotech As CRO For Cantrixil Cancer Trial; Prime Convertible Loan Reduces Nusep To 55%; Correction: Paradigm; Up To 17% Dissent Against Clinuvel 37.5% Directors Pool Hike; Pharmaust Appoints Florida’s Redchip For Investor Relations; NY Empery Takes % Of Orthocell; JK, Kim Hogan Take 6% Of Oncosil; David Franklyn Replaces Sun’s Howard Digby, Dr Anton Uvarov; Buchan Hosts Sydney Women’s Health Event
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Airxpanders Changes FDA Process To De Novo, 30-Day Delay; Medical Australia: ‘No Deal Yet For Medivet Business’; Nusep $200k Former M-D Prakash Patel Settlement; Living Cell 40% Remuneration 1st Strike, 3m Options Withdrawn; Up To 34% Of Biota Oppose Director Russell Plum, Again; Prana AGM 17% Remuneration Report Dissent; Simavita Directors Pool Increase AGM; Bionomics, Merck Neuroscience Symposium On Monday
Nov 12, 2015
NZ Approves 18-Patient Living Cell IIb NTCell Parkinson’s Trial; TGA Approves BPH, Cortical Dynamics’ Anaesthesia Monitor; Starpharma Receives $3.4m Federal R&D Tax Refund; 3D Medical Share Plan For $5m; Benitec 39% Oppose 7m Director Options, 18% Remuneration; Up To 43% Of Novogen Oppose Directors; Prof Perry Bartlett Wins AIPS $50k CSL Florey Medal; Prof John Greenwood South Australian Of The Year; Novogen Applies For Australian Super-Benzopyran Patent; Wisconsin’s Medico-Mart To Distribute Immuron’s Travelan; Bank Of America ‘Returns’, Sells To Below 5% In Suda
Nov 11, 2015
Bioxyne: ‘Mariposa Licences HI164OV To China’s Shanxi Kangbao’; QRX Creditors Meeting; Novogen: ‘Mouse Trials Back Anisina For Neuroblastoma’; Australian Patent For Regeneus Stem Cells For Inflammation; Phosphagenics Receives $2.6m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Progen Lodges Medigen TBG Prospectus; Queensland, J&J Innovation $300k Quick Fire Challenge
Nov 10, 2015
Resapp ‘Accurately Differentiates Respiratory Illnesses’; Orthocell First Celgro Dental Scaffolds ‘Safe, Effective’; Dr Asselin-Labat, Dr Gebhardt Win $2.45m Viertel Prizes; Invion Share Plan; Alchemia AGM Backs Fondaparinux Sale; Oncosil AGM To Increase Director Fee Pool 150% To $500k; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics
Nov 9, 2015
Federal Government $630m For 800 NHMRC Grants; EMA Expands Admedus Cardiocel To Whole Valve Replacement; Armaron Bio Phase II Trial Of NP202 For Cardiac Recovery; Neuren Raises $6.3m For Paediatric Rett Syndrome Trial; Ireland Okays Medical Developments Penthrox, $900k Orders; Viralytics Storm Trial: ‘Cavatak Hits Tumor, Well Tolerated’; Journal Article Backs Uscom Over Catheter For Children; Immuron, One Way Liver Work On Nash Diagnostic; Antisense Appoints Resmed’s Dr Gary Pace Director; Oncosil To Release 7.5m Escrow Shares; Prana Below $US1 Nasdaq Non-Compliance; Allan Gray Reduces To 10% Of Phosphagenics; Goldman Sachs Above 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again
Nov 6, 2015
Biotech Daily 10th Birthday; Viralytics, Merck Cavatak, Keytruda Cancer Collaboration; Psivida Expands To Osteoarthritis Pain; Unilife Wearable Injector Deal With Medimmune; Genetic Signatures, UCLA Collaborate On Molecular Testing; Medibio, Vital Conversations 1st Stress Test Customer; Resapp Requests ‘Study Results’ Trading Halt; Actinogen To Release 125m Corticrine Escrow Shares; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics
Nov 5, 2015
Genetic Technologies Pleads Schultz To ASX 58% Query - Posts Breast Cancer Guidelines News To Nasdaq, Not ASX; Invion: ‘High Court Dismisses CBio Executive Appeal’; WEHI: ‘Mass Drug Administration For Relapsing Malaria’; Regeneus Cryoshot Efficacy For Horse Joints; Sirtex Loses Asia Pacific Head Dr Burwood Chew; Phylogica: ‘Phylomer-Omomyc Effect In Mouse Breast Cancer’; Cynata Hires US CRO For Stem Cell Study; Immuron Signs Travelcare For US Distribution; Australian Ethical Reduces To 7% Of IDT; JP Morgan, Credit Suisse 35% Mesoblast ‘Lock-Up’ Notices; Australian Ethical Takes 7% Of Atcor; Goldman Sachs Above 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again
Nov 4, 2015
Admedus Launches Cardiocel In Malaysia; Antisense, Strongbridge ATL1103 Reduces Acromegaly GHBP; Bionomics: ‘BNC105, TH302 Renal, Breast Cancer Synergy In-Vivo’; Proteomics Signs China Promarkerd Kidney Test Deal; Uscom Establishes London Office; Ellex’s ABIC For Glaucoma At US Ophthalmology Meeting; Europe Grants Bluechiip Patent; MMJ Canada Marijuana Plant Ready For Inspection; Gordagen Appoints NE1-Heart US Distributor; Allegra ‘Outsources’ Active Knee Manufacture To Signature; Lagoda, Fatima Dickey, Richard Bayles Take 7% Of Clinuvel
Nov 3, 2015
Mesoblast US Sec Form, Implies $98m Nasdaq IPO; Somnomed Buys Canada’s Strong Dental For $743k; Impedimed, Harvard Cardiac Bio-Impedance Spectroscopy; Biota Appoints Mark Colonnese CFO
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OBJ: ‘Magnetic Microarray Doubles Disinfectant Kill Power’; Nanosonics Q1 Trophon Sales Up 56% To $6.5m; Heartware Q3 Revenue Down 5% To $92m; Mesoblast Two Week ‘Capital Raising’ Suspension; Prima Places $2m; Circadian Name Change To Opthea AGM; Nusep Name Change To Memphasys, Spill, Directors Stock AGM; CFO Aliceson Rourke Replaces Cellmid Co Sec Lucy Rowe; Biotech Daily Review Of Appendix 4C Filings
Oct 29, 2015
Neuren Completes Trofinetide Brain Injury Trial Enrolment; Prescient Share Plan To Raise $1m; ITL’s Myhealthtest Joins NRMA Jumpstart Program; Impedimed 25% Remuneration 1st Strike; Compumedics Unusual 28% Remuneration 1st Strike; Resapp AGM For 5m Founding Scientist Options; Private Portfolio Managers Take 5% Of Bionomics; Hunter Hall Reduces To 5% Of Sirtex; Australian Ethical Increases To 7% In Avita; Chairman Paul Hopper Diluted Below 5% Of Imugene; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again; Allegra Loses September CEO Peter Welsh
Oct 28, 2015
UK Approves Medical Developments Penthrox, $1m Milestone; 3D Medical Raises $4m For Mach7 Merger, $6m To Go; Imugene Receives $756k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Orthocell: ‘Ortho-ATI Improves Tennis Elbow’; US Patent For Mesoblast Cardio-Vascular Stem Cells; Prescient Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Challenger, Entities Take 6% Of Sirtex; Tim Robertson, Farjoy Take 9% Of Medlab; Goldman Sachs Above 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again; Pharmaust Backs 20:1 Consolidation, Loses Prof David Morris; Andrea Goldie Replaces Polynovo CFO Co Sec Chris Mews
Oct 27, 2015
Monash Chancellor Dr Alan Finkel Appointed Chief Scientist; Living Cell: ‘NTCell Stops Parkinson’s Disease’; MMJ Phytotech Starts Israel Marijuana Trial For MS; Belgium OK For Prima Phase IIb IMP321 Breast Cancer Trial; Regeneus Treats 1st RGSH4K Tumor Vaccine Patient; US, Australian Patents For Proteomics Kidney Test; Cellmid Q1 Évolis Hair Loss Products Earn $1m; Sirtex Dissent Against CEO Performance Rights; Tissue Therapies 1.6m 100% Premium Options-For-Pay AGM; Genetic Technologies 14m CEO Eutillio Buccilli Options AGM; Genera 2m CEO Richard Hannebery ‘Rights’ AGM; Isonea 2m Director Options, Name Change AGM; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics
Oct 26, 2015
3D To ‘Merge’ With Mach7, Raise $10m, Change Name; Medlab To Begin Nano-Statin, Insulin Trials; Impedimed Buys US Intersection Medical For Heart Failure; Sun Adds 4th Site To DMX-200 Kidney Trial; Resmed Posts $567m Q1 Revenue, Dividend; Uscom Posts Record Q1 $611k Cash Receipts; Passport Health To Sell Immuron’s Travelan; Imugene Loyalty Options; Psivida AGM For 500k More Director Stock Options; MMJ Votes To Increase Directors Pool 150% To $500k; Somnomed AGM For 250k Chairman Dr Peter Neustadt Options; Tissue Therapies To Lose Director Dr Mel Bridges
Oct 23, 2015
WEHI, Baker, Garvan Find Obesity Sensor Protein; ANU, Garvan, Genentech Find Gene To Fight Sepsis; Eli Lilly Returns VEGFR-3 To Circadian; Acrux, Eli Lilly Q3 Axiron Sales Up 14% To $57m; MMJ Raises $2m, Piper Alderman For Australian Regulation; 3D, Hephaestus Dental Prosthetic Design Collaboration; Mayne AGM For $3m CEO Loan Shares, Pay Pool Rise 71% To $1.2m; Analytica AGM For 14m Director Options; CVC, Stinoc Down To 14.5% In Cyclopharm, Unnamed Institution; AMP Below 5% Of Medical Developments; Hunter Hall Takes 16% Of GI Dynamics; Asia Union Reduces To 7% In Cogstate; Goldman Sachs Above 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again; Stirling Loses M-D Peter Boonen, Gains Co Sec Elizabeth Hunt; Genera HPV Advisory Board Appointments
Oct 22, 2015
Benitec TT-034 For Hep C Reaches Liver, No Adverse Events; Walter Reed Treats First Avita Recell Trauma Patient; Phosphagenics Hires Tesa Labtec For TPM-Oxymorphone Patch; Somnomed Sells 250k Anti-Snoring Mouthguards, Compliance; Simavita Signs 2,500 North American Incontinence Beds; Sun Name Change To Dimerix AGM; Grandlodge, Peter Anastasiou Take 14% Of Immuron; Hunter Hall Takes 15% Of Avita; Oncosil Appoints Tom Milicevic CFO, Co Sec
Oct 21, 2015
Journal Article Backs Avita Recell For Facial Defect Repair; Pharmaust Final Phase I/II PPL-1 Solid Tumor Data; Up To 26% Of LBT AGM Oppose Director Kate Costello; Biotron AGM For 5m CEO Replacement Options; MMJ Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics
Oct 20, 2015
Polynovo Completes 5-Patient Novosorb Proof-Of-Concept; Avita Raises $10m; Airxpanders: ‘Aeroform Cuts Breast Expansion Time 50%’; Novogen ‘Retracts’ Cantrixil Ovarian Cancer Announcement; Walk The Synchrotron With Bio-Melbourne; Allan Gray Further Reduces To 11.4% Of Alchemia; Goldman Sachs Above 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again
Oct 19, 2015
Osprey Tumbles 72% On Avert Nephropathy Failure; Novogen: ‘Cantrixil, Platinum Stops Ovarian Cancer’ In Mice; St Vincent’s Institute Hosts Transplant Meeting; WEHI’s Dr Ewa Michalak Wins NBCF $680k; Koma To Distribute Anteo Mix&Go In South Korea; Unilife Borrows $14m More, Cuts Staff, Executive Pay; Viralytics AGM For 5.7m More Director Options; Benitec Appoints Hepatology Advisory Board; Proteomics Appoints James Moses Director, WA Export Gong
Oct 16, 2015
Reva Claims ‘Excellent Acute Outcomes, Safety’; Melbourne Uni’s Prof John Hopper Wins $50k Victoria Prize; Mesoblast, Celgene Extend GVHD Option Another 6 Months; Bio-Melbourne, STC Take Victoria To US Advamed; Progen To Back-Door Medigen’s TBG For Immune Matching Kits; Avita Requests ‘Equity Placement’ Trading Halt; Starpharma 1.1m More CEO ‘Performance Rights’ AGM; Pharmaxis AGM For 1.6m CEO ‘Performance Rights’; Bionomics AGM To Elect Dr Alan Dunton, Issue 560k Options; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics
Oct 15, 2015
Cochlear, GN Resound ‘Smart Hearing Alliance’; Orthocell ACI Study: ‘Knee, Ankle Cartilage Utility’; Universal Bio Strip Sales Beat 500m Units, PT-INR Test Delay; Proteomics Loyalty Options Raise $126k; CSL 11% Oppose CEO ‘Performance’ Stock, Again; $1b Buy-Back; JCP Takes 5% Of Nanosonics; Goldman Sachs Above 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again; Antisense Appoints William Goolsbee Director; Prescient Loses M-D Dr Robert Crombie
Oct 14, 2015
Ramaciotti $1.4m For Biomedical Research; Cynata, Massachusetts General Cancer Collaboration; Heartware Falls 20% On CE MVAD Halt; Queensland Funds Hospitals $469k For Simavita Rehabilitation; Cyclopharm Declares 0.5¢ Maiden Interim Dividend; US Patent For Starpharma Vivagel For Bacterial Vaginosis; US Allows LBT APAS Method, Software Patent; Benitec AGM For 2.6m Director Options; Admedus Director In Lieu Shares, 10-To-1 Consolidation AGM; Atcor 3m Director Options, Elect Randall King Nelson AGM; Bio-Melbourne Tours Trajan Scientific
Oct 13, 2015
Dr Chris Nave Tells WEHI Meeting: ‘Biotech Curve Is Up, Steep’; Taiwan Waterpark Disaster Reports Positive Avita Recell Use; Regeneus Receives $3.4m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Rett Foundation Commits $1.4m To Neuren Trials; Prima Raises $1.6m From Netherlands Nyenburgh; Somnomed Q1 Sales Up 30% To $9.6m; Cellmid AGM For 8m Director Options; Living Cell AGM For 3m Director Options; MMJ Hires Gaelan Bloomfield PR, Implies Victoria Licence Bid
Oct 12, 2015
Clover Licences Omega Oil To Premneo, Dr Brian Mcnamee; Cyclopharm Ultralute Boosts Mo-99 By 50%; FDA Approves Osprey Dyevert Automatic Dye Modulation; WEHI Images Trib1 For Blood Cancer Drugs; Antisense Manufactures MS Early Access ATL1102, Study; Medibio Canada Study Compares Mental, Sleep Disorders; Uspto Allows Neuren Trofinetide (NNZ-2566) Rett Patent; Avexa To Acquire Tali For Development Disabilities, To Raise $4m; Oncosil Expects BSI Fast-Track Review In November; Phosphagenics Cuts Staff, Early Stage Programs; LBT To Lose Founding CEO Lusia Guthrie; Tissue Therapies Appoints Prof Christian Behrenbruch Director; Nusep Director Andrew Goodall Reduces To 36%
Oct 9, 2015
Recce IPO To Raise $5m For Superbug Antibiotics; CSL Borrows $707m At 1.43%; Prima Receives $475k Final Saxony Bank Cvac Grant; Invion $2.4m Federal R&D Tax Refund, Pays Metamor Loan; Nusep Repays $250k Singapore Loan; CBA, Related Parties Buy, Borrow To 5% Of Sirtex, Again; IDT CEO Loan Shares AGM; David Lamont Replaces Promoted CSL CFO Gordon Naylor; Bruce McHarrie Replaces Phylogica Chairman Dr Doug Wilson; Bio-Melbourne Takes A Walk On The Synchrotron Wild Side
Oct 8, 2015
Merck Invests $13m In Bionomics, Extends Pain Collaboration; Lonza To Manufacture Benitec Drugs; Ellex Increases Sales, Reduces Costs, Forex Benefit; US Patent For Suda Oral Spray Sildenafil (Viagra); Nanosonics AGM For 278k, $364k Executive ‘Performance Rights’; Oncosil Appoints Executives David James, Dr Greg Rogers; IDT Appoints Ex-Hospira Hugh Burrill Director
Oct 7, 2015
High Court Rules Isolated BRCA Gene Not Patentable; Medicines Australia Concern Over IP Impact; CEO Dr Anna Lavelle Opens Ausbiotech Conference; Victoria To Build On Success; Prof Alan Trounson: ‘Australia Lags On Stem Cells’; Prof Maree Smith, Ellume, Spinifex Win J&J Innovation Gongs; LBT APAS Trial ‘Far Exceeds Expectations’; CE Mark For Avita Regenercell, Renovacell; Australian Ethical Reduces, Diluted To 10% In Avita; NY Lagoda, Fatima Dickey, Richard Bayles Take 6% Of Clinuvel; WEHI, MRCF Catalyzing Commercialization Symposium; Actinogen Alzheimer’s Investor Symposium
Oct 6, 2015
‘Call Us’ Victoria Minister Tells Ausbiotech; US Funding; Victoria To Legalize Medical Marijuana In 2017, Trials; Burnet, Innoviron Create Preclinical CRO 360-Biolabs; Admedus Releases Sheep Tri-Leaflet Valve Results; Heartware Replies To Investor Valtech Complaint; Hong Kong’s Senrigan Takes 15% Of Reva; Kevin Fischer Replaces Genetic Technologies CFO Brian Manuel; Bio-Melbourne Quality-Briefing Tours Trajan Scientific
Oct 5, 2015
Invion Claims INV102 Success For Smoking Cessation; FDA Doubles Avita Recell Compassionate Use Ide; Clinuvel, FDA Talk Scenesse For EPP; Ascend Treats First ASN-002 BCC Patient; Unilife AGM For $99m Shares; Prescient AGM For 700k Director Options, 25m Shares; Ron Dewhurst, Kroy Wen Take 8% Of Rhinomed; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again
Oct 2, 2015
Resonance, Pfizer Study Machine Classified Fibrosis; Ausbiotech Invest, Conference Starts On Tuesday; Goldman Sachs Takes 5% Of Nanosonics, Yet Again; ASIC Extends QRX Reporting, AGM Up To 2 Years
Oct 1, 2015
September BDI-40 Down 1%, ASX200 Down 4%, Big Caps Down 2% - Oncosil Up 48%, IDT 38%, Medical Developments 38%, Biotron Down 36%, Tissue Therapies 24%, Benitec 22%; Ellex Reduces Glaucoma Surgery To 5-Min Procedure; Correction: Analytica; Adherium: ‘Three UK Studies Back Smartinhaler’; Paranta Raises $7m For PB01 For Cystic Fibrosis; Reva Enrols First 110-Patient Fantom II Cohort; Patrys Shuts German Plant, COO Roger McPherson Goes; Genetic Signatures Director Patrick Noland Resigns For US
Sep 29, 2015
Polynovo Wins Up To $38m BARDA Burns Trials Contract; Cogstate $4.5m Alzheimer’s Contract Extension; Actinogen: ‘Xanamem For Alzheimer’s Delivered To Brain’; Psivida: ‘FDA Will Accept Six Month Medidur Data For Uveitis’; Neuren Completes Fragile X Trial Patient Visits; Patrys PAT-SC1 Deal, PAT-SM6 On Hold, Car T-Cell Closed; Dorsavi $9m UK Yourphysioplan Vimove Deal; Pharmaust’s Epichem Moves Into New Lab; Hunter Hall Reduces To 6% Of Sirtex; CBA, Related Parties Sell, Return Below 5% Of Sirtex; Bionomics Appoints Dr Alan Dunton Director; Allegra Shrinks, Loses CEO Tom Milicevic
Sep 28, 2015
Viralytics: ‘5 Of 12 PFS In Cavatak Melanoma Extension Trial’; Viralytics Begins Cavatak Keytruda Melanoma Trial; Mundipharma Pays Medical Developments $10m; GI Dynamics: ‘German Diabetes Society Backs Endobarrier’; Phosphagenics Begins TPM Piglet Nutrition Trial; Analytica Hires Salesforce4hire For US Sales, 52m Options; Sirtex AGM For $1.5m, 46k CEO ‘Performance Rights’; UBS AG Takes 9% Of GI Dynamics At ½¢ A Share; Probiotec Sells Protein Plant To Beston Pure Dairies For $7m; Polynovo Requests ‘Trial Funding Contract’ Trading Halt; Actinogen Requests ‘CSF Study Results’ Trading Halt; Resapp Requests ‘Study Results’ Trading Halt
Sep 25, 2015
Alchemia Sells Last Asset Fondaparinux To Dr Reddy’s For $24m; Optiscan: ‘Extended Carl Zeiss Deal Worth $3m’; Correction: Clinuvel; Unilife, Novartis Expand Injectable Drug Delivery Deal; Queensland, J&J Innovation $300k Quick Fire Challenge; Innate Adds 9 Patients To MIS416 Compassionate Use Program; Medibio Signs Vital Conversations For Cardiac Stress Test; Capital Group Below 5% Of GI Dynamics
Sep 24, 2015
Starpharma Vivagel CE ‘Device’ Mark For Bacterial Vaginosis; Pro Medicus Signs $11m Imaging Deal With Allegheny; OBJ Placement Raises $6.25m, Share Plan For $1.75m More; China Approves Biodiem, BCHT LAIV ’Flu Vaccine Trial; IDT, Mayne Finalize 2014 Temozolomide Distribution; NY Lagoda, Fatima Dickey, Richard Bayles Take 5% Of Clinuvel; Poipu 19.5%, Torney 12%, Carrara 19.5% In Stirling
Sep 23, 2015
Admedus Starts Aortic Valve Repair Trial; WEHI, ACRF Cancer Lab Opens; Singapore Approves Medical Developments Penthrox; Optiscan Takes Collaboration Halt To Suspension; Pharmaust AGM Votes On 20-1 Consolidation, Dr Best Options; Biota Loses Dr Jim Fox, Gains Armando Anido, Dr Michael Dunne; Solagran Loses Ace Aim, Salim Group Director Andi Solaiman
Sep 22, 2015
Pharmaxis, Boehringer PXS4728A Meets Phase I Endpoints; TGA Approves BPH Cortical Brain Anaesthesia Monitor; OBJ Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; Sirtex Appoints Ex-Avcal Dr Katherine Woodthorpe Director; Genetic Signatures Appoints Patrick Noland US Head; Bio-Melbourne Orphan Drug, Device Regulation Workshop
Sep 21, 2015
PM Turnbull Puts Innovation, Chris Pyne Centre Of Agenda; Biotech Daily Editorial; Compumedics $1m, 3-Year Shanghai Sleep Contract; EMA Study Takes Clinuvel Closer To European Roll-Out; Optiscan Requests ‘Collaboration Negotiation’ Trading Halt; Dorsavi Rights Offer Raises $2m, $1m Underwritten Shortfall; Innate Placement To Raise $3.4m; CVC Diluted To 18% Of Cyclopharm
Sep 18, 2015
Japan Confirms Mesoblast Temcell, JR-031 For GVHD; Rhinomed Places $2.5m; Stirling DOCA, Peter Dykes, Peter Torney, Timothy Shaw; Innate Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Cogstate 1.1m CEO Brad O’Connor, 300k Director Options; Patrys Pleads June News To ASX 30% Query
Sep 17, 2015
China Pollution Cardio-Respiratory Opportunity For Uscom; ANU Reduces Below 5% Of Bionomics; Webinvest, Otto Buttula Take 7% Of Oncosil; Susan Whiting Diluted Below 5% Of Biotech Capital; Proteomics Releases 1.5m Escrow Shares; Optiscan Loses July Director George Cameron-Dow; Tissue Therapies Loses Director Iain Ross; Bio-Melbourne Brainstorms ‘Health Hackathons’
Sep 16, 2015
Bionomics BNC210 Safe, Nicotine Response; Orthocell Adds Detail To Bone Cell Factory Study; Bluechiip Expects $50k Matched Federal Grant; Rhinomed Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Benitec Adds Texas Methodist Institute To TT-034 Hep C Trial; Anatara: ‘Detach Reduces Pig Scour’, Dr Holyoake Advisor; MRCF-Funded Auspherix Expands Domainex Collaboration; Gordagen Appoints Natural Alternatives US Manufacturer; Viralytics 9m Options For M-D Dr McColl, CSO Dr Shafren
Sep 15, 2015
Orthocell Study Backs Cell Factory For Bone Healing; Ausbiotech Wants PM Malcolm Turnbull To Speed Tax Reform; Correction: Federal Biotech Grants; Imugene AGM For Directors, COO Stock, Increase Pool To $400k; Nicholas McDonald Diluted To 7.6% In Biotech Capital; Genetic Signatures Appoints Dr Tony Radford Director
Sep 14, 2015
Hatchtech, Dr Reddy’s Up To $279m Xeglyze (Deovo) Deal; Medical Developments, Mundipharma Up To $77m Euro Deal; Cyclopharm Draximage $6m US Technegas Trial Deal; Compumedics $2m South Korea Neuroscan Distribution Deal; Ellex Cites 2 Case Studies Of 2RT For AMD; Sun Enrols 1st Dmx-200 Kidney Disease Patient; Biotech Takes 3 Of 24 Federal Grants Worth $2.4m Of $14.6m; Proteomics ‘Loyalty Options’ To Raise $126k; Rhinomed, Sleepgp Partner For Snoring, Sleep, Mute Plugs
Sep 11, 2015
Federal Government Backs CSIRO, Anatomics 3-D Sternum, Ribs; Sunshine Heart C-Pulse Pulmonary Hypertension Sheep Study; CBA, Colonial, Citicorp Below 5% In Pro Medicus; Sabby Takes 7.5% Of Benitec
Sep 10, 2015
Psivida Licence - Revenue Up 665% To $38m, Loss To $9m Profit; Immuron Lists On US OTCQB; Challenger, Entities Take 5% Of Sirtex; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 13% Of Pharmaxis; Nusep Appoints Andrew Goodall To Prime Board; Bio-Melbourne Workshops Orphan Drug, Device Regulation
Sep 9, 2015
Gordagen Phase I Melt3 Tablet Safety, Bioavailability; Antisense Doses 300mg Acromegaly Patients; Oncosil Brachytherapy CE Mark Review; Nusep Raises $267k, Director Andrew Goodall Diluted To 38%; Australian Ethical Takes 5% Of Somnomed; IQ3 Appoints David Batista For US Investment Banking
Sep 8, 2015
Burnet: ‘Promising HIV Drugs Less Effective In Brain’; Imugene To Place $3m, Options; Clarity Licences Fusion Cathepsin S Antibody For Cancers; Medavisor $5m For Backdoor Listing For Adherence App; Compumedics $600k Perth Children’s Neurology Contract; Ausbiotech Octoberfest Focus On Regenerative Medicine; OBJ Expands Proctor & Gamble Work To Shaving Products; RACI Symposium, Dinner With Dr Nick Ede: ‘Whatever It Takes’; QRX Creditors Meeting Delayed, Again, To December; Director Peter Jones, Stuart Andrew 14% In Biotech Capital
Sep 7, 2015
Starpharma, Astrazeneca Dep Deal $180m-Plus Potential; 3D Quality Audit, Printer Commissioned, 333D Agreement; Imugene Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Acrux, Gedeon Richter Lenzetto Euro Approval, $3m Payment; Invion Cancels Shareholder Entitlement Issue; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 18% Of Circadian; Treagus Family Increase, Diluted To 17% Of Biotech Capital
Sep 4, 2015
Victoria Awards $26m Infrastructure Support Grants; Japan To Approve Mesoblast, JCR JR-031 For GVHD; Optiscan, Mr Solutions Launch Celllive Imaging System; Starfish Diluted To 44% Of Dorsavi; Regeneus To Release 48m Escrow Shares; MMJ To Release 7.2m Escrow Shares
Sep 3, 2015
NHMRC Grants $5.8m To 11 EU, California Collaborations; Independent Roche Registry Data Backs Sirtex Sir-Spheres; Admedus Releases Smaller Cardiocel Scaffold; Cortendo Prospectus Cites Antisense ATL1103 Milestones; Resapp Appoints Experien, Blue Curve For FDA Applications; Auckland Trust, Lang Walker Take 13% Of Biotech Capital; Unilife Hires Morgan Stanley For Strategic Review; Prima Pleads Schultz To ASX 28% Query; Cryosite Loses January CEO Joseph Saad; Ampliphi Appoints Dr Alexander Gaidamaka Chemistry Head
Sep 2, 2015
Heartware Buys Israel’s Valtech For $1.2bn; WEHI: ‘Childhood Coeliac Same As Adults’, Treatment Options; Medibio Expects To Raise $3m; ITL Accelerates $2.45m Myhealthtest Acquisition; Bluechiip Adds Kit, Reader, Button To Cryo-Tags; Unilife Revenue Down 10% To $19m, Loss Up 57% To $129m; Progen Revenue Down 40% To $3.4m, Loss Up 159% To $4.7m; Regeneus Revenue Down 2% To $2m, Loss Down 12% To $6.6m; Avita Recell Patent Validated In 11 European Countries; Innate Appoints Receptos Founder Dr Robert Peach Director
Sep 1, 2015
August BDI-40 Down 4%, ASX200 Down 9%, Big Caps Down 4.5% - Reva Up 58%, Genetic Technologies Down 28%; Airxpanders Files Aeroform 510(K) Submission To FDA; Uscom Completes Thor Acquisition; Biotech Capital Lang Walker $1m, Bruce Hancox, Jon Pilcher; Invion Raises $1m From Unnamed US Investor; Resapp 1st Patient Enrolled At Princess Margaret Hospital; Suda Revenue Down 35% To $5.7m, Loss Up 64% To $3.4m; Bioxyne Revenue Down 50% To $1.6m, Profit Down 83% To $201k; Phosphagenics H1 Revenue Up 113% To $978k, Loss Up 399%; Antisense ATL1103 Partner Cortendo Files For Nasdaq Listing; Immuron Applies For US OTCQB, Full US Listing; Canada’s Investors Group Takes 7% Of Adherium; Prescient CSO Prof Said Sebti Wins Nature Translation Gong
Aug 31, 2015
Bionomics To Start US BNC101 Colon, Pancreatic Cancer Trials; MMJ, Satispharm Sell 1st Marijuana Capsules, Available On-Line; US Disaster Preparedness Agencies Interest In Avita Recell; Medical Australia Revenue Up 25% To $15m, Profit To $217k Loss; Clinuvel Revenue Up 29% To $3.3m, Loss Up 89% To $10.4m; Cellmid Revenue Down 16% To $3m, Loss Up 126% To $3.3m; Immuron Revenue Up 7% To $1.1m, Loss Up 36% To $3.4m; IQ3 Revenue Up 2013% To $922k, Loss Up 96% To $1.9m; IM Medical Surprised By $270k Legal Bill; Novogen Advisory Committee Sets Pipeline Priorities; Adherium Founder, CEO Garth Sutherland Takes 8%; Medibio Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; Chris Smith Takes Cochlear’s Wheel, Goodbye Dr Chris Roberts
Aug 28, 2015
Living Cell Wins $2m NZ Grant For NTCell For Parkinson’s; Rhinomed Mute, Turbine Production Up To 4m Packs A Year; Mayne Revenue Down 1.3%, Profit Down 64%, $91m US Plant; Alchemia Revenue Down 25% To $12m, Loss Up 128% To $16m; Admedus Revenue Up 29% To $10m, Loss Up 282% To $25m; Allegra Revenue Down 8% To $7m, Loss Up 1262% To $855k; Genetic Technologies Revenue Down 44% To $3m, Loss Down 13%; Avita Sales Up, Revenue Down 9% To $3m, Loss Up 38% To $7m; Avita Takes ‘Equity Placement’ Trading Halt To Suspension; Pharmaust Revenue Up 21% To $2.4m, Loss Up 46% To $2m; Invion Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; One Funds (Bioscience Managers) Takes 17% Of Adherium; Brian Mayo-Smith, K One W One Take 8% Of Adherium; Och-Ziff Lightens To 18.7% Of Brain Resource; Reproductive Health Embryocellect For IVF Training Course; Bio-Melbourne Tours The Red Cross Blood Bank
Aug 27, 2015
Race To Raise Up To $10m For ‘Lost’ Bisantrene For AML; Admedus HSV-2 Trial Safe, Proceeds, Takes 72% Of Coridon; Clinuvel, FDA To Discuss Scenesse For EPP Pathway; Biomérieux Pays LBT $8m To Part Company On Plate Streaking; Adherium IPO Raises $35m For Smartinhaler, Astrazeneca Takes 6%; Ellex Revenue Up 15% To $63m, Profit Up 113% To $1.7m; Cryosite Revenue Up To $10m, Profit Down 10% To $455k, Dividend; Resonance Revenue Up 16% To $2.7m, Loss To $463k Profit; LBT Revenue Down 41% To $2.4m, Profit Up 66% To $549k; Anteo Revenue Down 7% To $2.4m, Loss Up 69% To $4.2m; Genetic Signatures Revenue Up 57% To $2m, Loss Up 54% To $2.7m; Brain Resource Revenue Up 6% To $2.7m, Loss Up 30% To $2.6m; OBJ Revenue Up 59% To $1.5m, Loss Up 4% To $2.3m; Clarification: Cyclopharm H1 $179k Profit; Medibio Wins 1st Corporate Stress Contract; Cellmid To Launch Évolis Hair Growth Campaign; Hunter Hall Reduces 1% In Sirtex To 7.4%; MMJ Requests ‘Cannabidiol Update’ Trading Halt; Imugene M-D Charles Walker Steps Down, Leslie Chong COO; Immuron Appoints Peter Anastasiou Vice Executive Chairman
Aug 26, 2015
Anteo Buys Belgium’s Diasource For Up To $34m Cash, Scrip; Dorsavi Placement Raises $4m, 1-For-10 Offer For $3m More; Tissue Therapies, QUT Continue Vitrogro R&D; Compumedics Revenue Up 9% To $33.5m, Profit Up 117% To $2m; Cyclopharm H1 Revenue Down 23% To $5m, $132k Loss, Maiden Dividend; Impedimed Revenue Up 38% To $5m, Loss Down 6% To $8m; Uscom Revenue Up 48% To $2m, Loss Down 20% To $1.2m; Dorsavi Revenue Up 141% To $2m, Loss Up 126% To $8m; CBA, Related Parties Sell, Return To 5% Of Sirtex; Prescient ‘Encouraged’ By Early PTX-200 For Cancer Data; US Patent For Paradigm’s PPS For Bone Bruising; Suda Takes 100% Control Of Artimist; Avita Requests ‘Equity Placement’ Trading Halt; Unilife Appoints Harry Hamill, Mary Wold; Jim Bosnjak Goes
Aug 25, 2015
3D Medical, Intelerad Partner For Direct Imaging; Final Results Back Airxpanders Aeroform Device; Progen Revenue Up 64% To $6m, Loss Down 14% To $2m; Ra Capital Below 5% Of Benitec; Profs Mcarthur, Roberts, Emery Join Victoria Cancer Centre; Immuron Appoints Ex-Alchemia Thomas Liquard CEO; Dibbs Barker Appoints Dr Andrew Rankine For Biotech IP; Medibio Requests ‘Stress Product Agreement’ Trading Halt
Aug 24, 2015
Nusep, Melbourne Uni Work On Hydrogel Membranes; Antisense Cortendo Revenue Up To $707k Maiden Profit; Uscom Share Plan Raises $195k, Total $2.1m; Israel Approves MMJ Marijuana Capsule Trial; 3D Medical Pleads Schultz To Asx 35% Fall Query; Dorsavi Requests Capital Raising Halt; MJGD, BSMI; Irwin, BIOA Trusts Each Take 8% Of Paradigm; Bill Paspaliaris, Peter Milonas Each Take 6% Of Paradigm; IWES, Ex-CEO Boaz Wachtel Take 5% Of MMJ Phytotech; Pharmaust To Lose Director Prof David Morris; Genetic Signatures Appoints Mark Langan, Anna Sandham 
Aug 21, 2015
Biota Starts Phase I BTA585 For RSV Studies; Rhinomed Signs Boots Exclusive UK Mute Distributor; Dorsavi 3-Year Compliance Deal With Designinc Architects; Pro Medicus Revenue Up 22% To $18m, Profit Up 113% To $3m; Medical Developments Revenue Up 24% To $12m, Profit Up 75% To $1.5m; Atcor Revenue Up 8% To $5.5m, Loss Down 18% To $2m; Starpharma Revenue Up 35% To $1.7m, Loss Up 30% To $19m; GI Dynamics Cuts Costs, Staff By 46%; Medibio Completes Corporate Stress Test Development; Australian Ethical Reduces To 9% Of IDT; Oceania, Hosken Slip Below 5% Of Atcor; M-D Paul Rennie, Kzee, Ear Take 24% Of Paradigm; Prescient To Issue 700k Chairman, Director Options; Reva Appoints Medtronic’s Regina Groves CEO, Starts On $540k; Immuron Hires Red Chip For US Investor Relations
Aug 19, 2015
Benitec Raises $19m Of Hoped For $95m, 22.5% Discount; Editorial: Another Band Fails To Make It Big In The USA; ITL Revenue Up 10% To $28m, Profit Up 5% To $2m; Pharmaxis Revenue Up 465% To $59m, Turnaround $18m Profit; Circadian Revenue Up 7% To $939k, Loss Up 33% To $5m; Living Cell Revenue Down 87% To $1m, Loss Up 4% To $7m; Cogstate Revenue Up 41% To $16m, Loss Up 30% To $5m; Paradigm Opens Up 14.3%; IQ3 US Subsidiary To Operate Investment Bank; Rhinomed Requests ‘Global Distribution’ Trading Halt
Aug 18, 2015
Dorsavi Signs US Football Team, Colleges For Viperform; IDT Revenue Up 18% To $16m, Loss Down 55% To $3m; Living Cell Resumes NTCell Manufacture; Gordagen Receives $1.1m Federal R&D Tax Incentive; Benitec Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; Saskia Jo Replaces Tissue Therapies Co Sec Drummond McKenzie
Aug 17, 2015
Mesoblast: ‘Faster Phase III Heart Trial’, Revenue Down, Loss Up; Invion: High Dose INV103 (Cpn10, XToll) Potential For Lupus; Paradigm IPO Raises $8m For Bone Bruising, Respiratory; Dorsavi Signs 4th Crown Contract, Largest To Date; Avita, Huddersfield Uni Study Recell Mechanism Of Action; Bioxyne Expects $200k NPAT; Airxpanders Releases 845k Escrow US Shares (2.5m CDIs); UBS AG Trades, Returns Acrux Shares Below 5%; Hockings Take 28% Of Phylogica; Sietsma Increase, Maintain 9% Of Phylogica 
Aug 14, 2015
Austin’s Dr Peter De Cruz Wins $16k Victoria Premier Award; Prima Earns Undisclosed Historical Novartis Royalty; Polynovo: ‘Metabolic, AOD9604 Sale Reduces Loss’; W.H.O. Confirms Trofinetide As INN For Neuren NNZ-2566; Cogstate Claims 2 More Trial Contracts Worth $3m; GI Dynamics H1 Revenue Down 47% To $1m, Loss Down 6% To $28m
Aug 13, 2015
Sirtex Record Revenue Up 36% To $178m, Profit Up 69% To $40m; Neuren EU Orphan Status For Trofinetide For Rett, Fragile X; Acrux Revenue, Profit Down, 12 Generics Pipeline; Reva Fantom II Trial On-Track, Funds Secure; Genetic Signatures Signs Poland, Ireland Distributors; Gordagen Hires Ascendiant As US Bank, Advisor; Perpetual Below 5% Of Pro Medicus, Again; OBJ Grants Advisors Prof Wright, Dr Benson 2m Shares; Dr Thomas Lönngren Talks EU Regulation At Bio-Melbourne
Aug 12, 2015
Victoria Releases Research, Biotech Discussion Papers; CSL Record Profit Up 34% To $1.9bn, Revenue Up 29% To $7.7bn; Phylogica Rights Issue Raises $10m; $20bn MRFF Passes Senate, Commercialization Ignored; IDT Earns $1.4m Upfront From US Distributor Ani; Cellmid Appoints New York’s EAS Advisors For US Expansion; Perth’s Princess Margaret Hospital Joins Resapp Trial; Isonea Airsonea Wheeze Monitor US Trial; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns Acrux Shares To 6.4%; Actinogen Xanamem Phase I Triggers 3m Dr Loveridge Shares; Mark Studd Replaces Nusep Co Sec Elissa Hansen
Aug 11, 2015
Cochlear Posts $926m Record Revenue, Profit Up 33% To $146m; Analytica Raises Further $65k; Heartware Completes Endurance 2 Destination Enrolment; Actinogen Xanamem Phase I Triggers 5m Martin Rogers Shares; CB Co, Curran Super Fund Reduces, Diluted To 8.6% Of Atcor; Rod Gibson, Rosherville Take 6% Of Reproductive Health; Clinical Genomics: Howard Chandler ‘Emeritus Scientist’; Universal Biosensors Loses Director Chris Smith To Cochlear; Pork CRC To Assist Anatara Detach Pig Diarrhoea Trials
Aug 10, 2015
Antisense: Cortendo US IPO Details ATL1103, COR-004 Program; Benitec $95m Nasdaq Listing Delayed, Continuing; Bionomics Revenue Down 40% To $17m, Profit To $17m Loss; Nusep Begins Spermsep IVF Trial, Share Plan; Regeneus Begins Progenza Stem Cell Knee Trial; Medivac $200k Loan To Relist, Board Changes, Review; Mayne Launches 50mg Doryx For Acne As US Schools Return; Pratt’s Thorney (Tiga) Diluted Below 5% Of Mayne; Analytica Appoints EMA, CBio Dr Thomas Lönngren Director; Bio-Melbourne JP Morgan Conference Briefing
Aug 7, 2015
Clarity, Melbourne Uni $365k ARC Imaging Grant; Genera 6,000 Patient Data ‘Consistent’ With 2011 Study; FIL Takes 6% Of Impedimed; Hunter Hall Takes 14.7% Of GI Dynamics; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns Acrux Shares To 7.5%
Aug 6, 2015
US Grants Genetic Technologies Brevagenplus Patents; Novogen Lodges 2 Anti-Tropomyosin Australian Patents; Analytica Rights Issue Raises $2.8m Of Hoped-For $3.8m; Suda ‘Delighted’ By FDA Response To SUD-001 Migraine Program; Isonea Airsonea ‘Major Advance’ To Work With Breathing; Federal Government Appoints David Thodey CSIRO Chair; Polynovo CEO Paul Brennan 12.6m Long-Term Options; Immuron To Issue 6m Director Options ‘In Lieu Of Cash’; Anatara Chair Mel Bridges, Parma Increase, Diluted To 12.5%; Stirling Products (DOCA) Restructure EGM
Aug 4, 2015
Mayne $4m Federal-South Australia Manufacturing Grant; Traveler’s Supply To Buy 50,000 Packs Of Immuron Travelan; Correction: MMJ Phytotech; Merchant Reduces To 15% Of Polynovo; CSL Closes Above $100 A Share, Again
Aug 3, 2015
August BDI-40 Up 6%, ASX200 4%, Big Caps 10% - Tissue Therapies Up 80%, Universal Biosensors 35%, GI Dynamics Down 72%, Analytica 20%; Sunshine Heart Transcutaneous Energy Trial In 2016; Heartware H1 Revenue Up 5% To $197m, Loss Up 277% To $57m; Alchemia Hyact Buyer Panther Behind Schedule; CSL, Novartis Close Seqirus ’Flu Vaccine Deal; MMJ Phytotech M-D Andreas Gedeon Starts On $345k; CSL Call For MRFF Translation Component; Bio-Melbourne; Medibio One Quarter Cash: ‘Burn Reduced, $1m R&D Tax Credit’; Bionomics Appoints Tony Colasin Chief Business Officer
Jul 31, 2015
GI Dynamics: ‘US Protocol Might Cause Hepatic Abscesses’; Victoria Appoints Philip Dalidakis Minister For Innovation; CSL, Novartis Closing Seqirus ’Flu Vaccine Deal; African Patent For Suda’s Artimist For Malaria; Resmed Revenue Up 8% To $2b, Profit Up 2% To $483m; Rhinomed Has One Quarter Cash, Expecting Sales Growth; Invion Has Less Than One Quarter Cash, Considering Options; Up To 45% Of Prima Votes Oppose Ridgeback Shares; Brendan Moran Takes 6.5% Of LBT; Bio-Melbourne: ‘Check Registration For Epilepsy Breakfast’
Jul 30, 2015
GI Dynamics Terminates US Endobarrier Trial; Sydney Uni To Test Cynata Stem Cells For Cardiac In-Vivo; Ellex Expects Record Revenue Of $62.5m; Cellmid Raises $4m For Advangen Hair Growth Sales; Unilife $96m Facilities, Imperium Insulin Patch Pump Launch; Novogen Reviews Programs; Simavita New Business Model, Canada Distributors; Analytica: ‘Online Article Inaccurate’; Ellerston (Packer Family) Below 5% Of Acrux; Retropin Below 5% Of Clinuvel; Kevin Wyld, Avanteos Reduces To 5% Of LBT; Regeneus Has Less Than Two Quarters Cash, $3m R&D Credit; Bluechiip Has One Quarter Cash, $500k R&D Tax Credit
Jul 28, 2015
WEHI Partnering WEHI-842 To Block Malaria Conductor Protein CSL Takes rVIII-Single-Chain (CSL627) For Haemophilia A To FDA; Phytotech Raises $5m, Completes MMJ Merger, Name Change; Tissue Therapies Changes Vitrogro From Device To Drug; Anatara Plan Raises $2m, Takes Total To $9m; Atcor: ‘AHA Backs Sphygmocor’; Correction: Nusep; Cogstate Signs $1.6m Alzheimer’s Disease Trial Contract; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns Sirtex Shares To 5%; Cellmid Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Immuron Appoints Dr Jerry Kanellos COO, CSO
Jul 27, 2015
Victoria Awards 8 Veski $450k Three-Year Grants; Federal Government Opens ANSTO Electron Microscope; Invion, Hovione Partner On Inhaled INV104 For Asthma; Nusep Advances Sperm Separation, Resolving ‘Legacy’ Issues; Prima Plan Raises $10m; OKS AGX Allows Agenix To Keep Thromboview; US Patent For Suda’s Sud-002 For Nausea And Vomiting; Orthocell Pleads Schultz, Climbs 17% On Lengthy ASX Query; Resonance CSO Prof Tim St Pierre Wins Western E&Y Gong
Sunshine Heart Resumes C-Pulse Pivotal Trial; Compumedics Expects Revenue Up 10%, Profit Up 100%; Acrux, Lilly Axiron Sales Fall 14% To $211m; ‘Freeman Road’ Takes 5% Of Resapp; Phytotech Requests ‘MMJ Merger Update’ Trading Halt; ‘Legal Reasons’ Close Dr Christian Behrenbruch’s Long Tail 
Jul 23, 2015
Universal Biosensors H1 Revenue Up 160% To $7.5m, Loss Down; Journal Publishes Mesoblast Diabetes Trial Results; Reproductive Health Raises $1.3m; Optiscan Raises $690k, Total $1.2m; IM Medical Raises $287k, $345k Underwritten Shortfall To Go; Hunter Hall Reduces 1% In Sirtex To 8.4%; Sigma-Aldrich To Distribute Anteo’s Mix&Go; Pharmaust Closes ‘Successful’ PPL-1 For Cancer Trial; Avita $20m EGM For New Direction In US; Nusep Wants Buyers For Its 68% Of Singapore Prime; Cogstate Launches Precision Recruitment 2.1 For Trials
Jul 22, 2015
Interim Iain Ross Replaces Novogen CEO Dr Graham Kelly; FDA Approves Genetic Signatures Easyscreen Sample Kit; Atcor Rights Issue Raises $3.2m, Total $5.2m; Correction: Optiscan; Uniquest Takes 7.5% Of Resapp; Allan Gray Reduces, Again, To 15.5% Of Impedimed; Pharmaust Requests ‘Trial Results’ Trading Halt; Tissue Therapies CFO, Co Sec Drummond McKenzie Retires
Jul 21, 2015
Heartware Starts European Miniature Cardiac Pump Trial; WEHI Links Inflammation, Arthritis, Heart Valve Disease; Patrick O’Connor Replaces Optiscan Chair Angus Holt, George Cameron-Dow Director; Barclays ‘Returns’ Genetic Technologies Shares Below 5%; Reproductive Health Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Cellmid Appoints Pharmaventures Dr Fintan Walton Director; Bio-Melbourne August Breakfast On Epilepsy; Innovationcafe: Productivity, Commercialization, Culture 
Jul 20, 2015
Uscom To Raise $1.95m For Thor Devices Acquisition; Verva Sells IP To Reverx, Unnamed US Company, Liquidation; Wearable Thermometer Wins 1 Of 13 Federal Grants; US Guidelines For Lymphoedema ‘Will Benefit Impedimed’; Optiscan Requests ‘Board Changes’ Trading Halt; Hunter Hall Takes 13.5% Of GI Dynamics
Jul 17, 2015
Genera India Distributor, Completes 2013 Paptype Trial; Phylogica, UQ $670k ARC Linkage Grant; Uscom Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; Tim Robertson, Farjoy Takes 6% Of Medlab, CEO Sean Hall Takes 34%, Chair Michael Hall Takes 7%; Director Drew Townsend Takes 10%
Jul 16, 2015
Osprey Completes Avert Expanded Claims Trial Enrolment; Study Backs Orthocell ‘Cell Factory’ For Cartilage Repair; US Orphan Drug Designation For Novogen’s Anisina; Pharmaust Treats 2 Dogs With PPL-1, Carboplatin; Dorsavi Sales Revenue Up 157% To $1.4m; Barclays ‘Returns’ 1% Of Genetic Technologies To 5%; Gordagen Appoints Dr Rocco Iannello, Prof David Prior
Jul 15, 2015
Mesoblast: ‘High Dose MPCs May Have Heart Failure Efficacy’; Biotron Share Plan Raises $2m, Total $4m; Cynata Raising $5m; Resapp Diagnostics Opens On The ASX; Medlab Opens On The ASX; Clinical Genomics Signs Philippines, NZ Distributors; Medibio Lodges US Patent Application; Uscom Requests Capital Raising, Transaction Trading Halt; Dorsavi Loses CFO Jerome Whelan
Psivida:’ Medidur Significant Benefit For Uveitis’; Novogen: Anisina Boosts Chemo For Neuroblastoma In Mice; ITL: Myhealthtest, Hba1c Test Launched For Diabetes Week; Ellex, Melbourne Uni $355k 2RT Immune System ARC Grant; Tissue Therapies Acquires Vitrogro IP From QUT; Cogstate: ‘Trials Contracts Push Revenue Up 62%’; Unnamed US University Studies Antisense ATL1102 For Cancer; Proctor & Gamble Fund 6th OBJ Work Plan; Reproductive Health Distributes In China, Hong Kong, Macau; Genetic Technologies Plans US Brevagenplus Trials 
Jul 13, 2015
WEHI: ‘Molecular Switch Creates Long-Term Immunity’; Universal Biosensors Strip Fees Up 137%; Phytotech’s MMJ To Distribute AI Fame Products; Medlab IPO Raises $6m For Food Additives, Gut Health; Prima Tells ASX 44% Up, 32% Down Query: ‘Share Plan Not News’; Invion Pleads Schultz, News To ASX 63% Query; OBJ: Proctor & Gamble Sale To Coty ‘No Known Impact’; Acrux Appoints Felicia Colagrande, Charles O’Sullivan 
Jul 10, 2015
ASX Queries Repeat Optiscan Chair Angus Holt Notices; Optiscan Rights Issue Raises $426k, $264k To Go; Biodiem $242k ARC Linkage Grant; Alchemia: Ken Poutakidis Chair, Nathan Drona Audit; Wishny Sritharan Krishnarajah Diluted Below 5% In Sun 
Jul 9, 2015
Benitec Buys-Out Biomics Stake In Hepbarna For Hep B; Clarification: Australian Ethical, Atcor; Dorsavi Signs North American Sports Teams For Viperform; Anteo, IMRA Mix&Go, Gold Diagnostics Proof-Of-Concept; Nusep: ‘ASIC Concludes Investigation, Takes No Action’; Universal Biosensors Receives $8.2m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Orthocell $430k ARC Grant For Laboratory Tendons; Cellmid Forecasts $2m 2014-’15 Revenue; Jason Peterson, Celtic, Associates Diluted Below 5% In Sun; Alchemia Chairman Tim Hughes Goes; Genetic Technologies Appoints Brian Manuel Joint Co Sec
Jul 8, 2015
Australian Ethical Launches Biotech, IT, Renewables Fund; Slater And Gordon $25k OH&S Research Grants Open; Senate Inquiry Into Medical Research Future Fund; Admedus Cardiocel Patient 7-Years Calcification-Free; Prima 5c Share Plan To Raise Up To $10m; Analytica $3.7m 1-For-2 Rights Issue; OBJ: ‘P&G SK-II Eye Wand Launches Exceed Expectations’; Compumedics: ‘German Trade Mission Helps $5m In Deals’; Immuron Loses April CEO Dr Leearne Hinch; ITL Pleads Profit Warning, Journal Article To ASX 44% Query; Phosphagenics Loses Founder, CEO Harry Rosen; Andrew Carter Replaces Bio-Melbourne’s Andrew Macdonald; Bio-Melbourne ‘Massive Health Data’ Briefing
Jul 7, 2015
Avita Donates Recell, Staff To Taiwan Burns Victims; Acrux, Lilly Sue Lupin Over Axiron Patents; Prima: ‘EMA Endorses IMP321 Phase IIb Breast Cancer Trial’; Sandon Withdraws Alchemia Board Spill EGM; Uscom Signs 8 Distribution Agreements; Peter Meurs Takes 19.96% Of Sun; Raff Group Transfers 7.6% Of Genera; Cellmid Appoints Dr Bryce Vissel Advisory Board Chair
Jul 6, 2015
Vale Alastair Lucas; Avita: ‘Recell Repigments Vitiligo And Piebaldism 78%’; DSMC Tells Biotron: ‘Focus On BIT225 Combination, Genotype 3’; Simavita Signs Paul Hartmann For Australian Distribution; Phytotech Applies For Israel Marijuana Trials For MS; Analytica Trading Halt, Pleads Funding To ASX 80% Query; Orthocell Pleads Schultz To ASX 15% Query; RA Capital ‘Trims’ To 9% Of Benitec; Matthew Callahan, SRV Take 6% Of Sun; Rhinomed Appoints Chris Froome Turbine ‘Ambassador’; Uscom Appoints Stephen Wilson US Business Development
Jul 3, 2015
Vast Buys Alchemia Vast Platform, $100k Upfront, Royalties; Anatara Places $4.4m, $2.6m 2nd Tranche, Share Plan; Benitec Continues ddRNAi For OPMD; ITL Profit Warning; ‘Tax’ Reduces Chair Angus Holt, Gralaw To 6% Of Optiscan; Goodbye Narhex, Welcome Resapp; All Change At Sun For Dimerix


Jul 2, 2015
Clinuvel: ‘Scenesse Dramatically Changes Lives’; FDA Allows Polynovo BTM Wound New Data Extension; Phylogica $10m Underwritten 1-For-1 Rights Issue; Imugene Hires Simbec-Orion For HER-Vaxx Gut Cancer Trial; Analytica Appoints Current Technology US Distributor; Immuron Phase II IMM-124E Nash Trial 27.5% Enrolled; Mediobio Applies For US Patent For Heart Stress Test; Orbimed Drops Unilife $26m Debt Hurdle; Phytotech, MMJ Merger Unconditional; FIL Takes 6% Of Starpharma

Jul 1, 2015
9-Year BDI-40 Up 155%, ASX200 Up 8%, Big Caps Up 221%, 12-Month BDI-40 Up 17%, ASX200 1.2%, Big Caps 28%, Impedimed Up 477%, Pharmaxis 245%; Alchemia Down 94%, Tissue Therapies 87%; Circadian Starts US Phase I OPT-302 Wet AMD Trial; Sirtex Releases More Sirflox Sub-Group Analyses; Alchemia To Sell Hyact, Oncology To Panther For Up To $21m; Prana PBT2 Extension Study Dose Safe After 2 Years; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 12% Of Pharmaxis; Anatara Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; OBJ Pleads Schultz To ASX 19% Query; Novogen Appoints Ian Phillips Interim Chairman; Bio-Melbourne ‘Think Global’ Bio-Breakfast

Jun 30, 2015
Ausbiotech Launches Medtech Directory In China; Clarification: Spinifex, Uniseed; Sun EGM Votes To Acquire Dimerix, Raise Funds Unopposed; Nusep $221k Loan, Prime Update, Chair Alison Coutts On $269k; Prima 580m Warrants,123m Shares, 20m CEO Rights, Notes EGM; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows IDT Shares To 6%
Jun 29, 2015
Novartis Buys Spinifex For $916m; Medical Developments $71.5m+ Europe Sales Deal; US Patent For Cellmid Midkine C-Domain; Prescient Notifies FDA Of PTX-200 IND Transfer; Invion Completes INV102 For Smoking Cessation Dosing; Actinogen Chairman Martin Rogers Executive On $80k; Imugene Proposes 5m Options For Director Dr Axel Hoos; Tissue Therapies Loses CSO Prof Zee Upton
Jun 26, 2015
Resonance Liver, Cardiac Iron Measurement Trial Contract; OBJ Files Australian Emulsion Destabilizing Patent; Living Cell Transfers Diabecell R&D To US, Reduces NZ Staff; Alchemia Appoints Spill Contender Ken Poutakidis Director; Allan Gray Increases, Diluted To 17.5% Of Alchemia; Paul Hopper, Associates Take 16% Of Prescient
Jun 25, 2015
US Class Action Filed Against QRX, Ex-CEO Dr John Holaday; Benitec Doses 1st ‘Potentially Therapeutic’ TT-034 Hep C Patient; Prof Christian Behrenbruch And ‘The Long Tail’; Patrys PAT-Sc1 Gastric Cancer China Licence; 3D Signs 25 Titanium Jaw Joints Deal; Mayne Borrows $171m To Pay $US45m Debt, Expansion; Analytica UK, US Pericoach For Incontinence Launches; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 18% Of Circadian; Australian Ethical Takes 6% Of Atcor; Medical Developments Requests ‘Euro Licence’ Trading Halt; Suda Appoints Dr Pullman, Dr Ralph, Prof Chung Advisers
Jun 24, 2015
Novogen Anisina (ATM-3507) Kills Melanoma In Mice; Anaheim California Police Assess Dorsavi Visafe; Beston Buys Probiotic Dairy Protein Plant For $7m; Pharmaust Receives $329k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Vivo, GBS, Prolog, Anonymous Substantial In Airxpanders; Quest, Troy Cairns Take 5% Of Viralytics; 3D Releases 114m Escrow Shares; Proteomics Releases 175k Escrow Shares
Jun 23, 2015
Cellmid Cannabinoid, Midkine Collaboration For Brain Cancer; Benitec Hopes To Raise Up To $91m, List On Nasdaq; Medical Australia For Human Health - Medivet, Jeremy Delk Go; Airxpanders Lists On ASX; Prescient Issues 4.5m PTX-100 Milestone Shares; QRX Creditors Meeting Delayed To September
Jun 22, 2015
3D Medical Printed Titanium Jaw Joint Implanted; Benitec, Reneuron Join Stem Cells, ddRNAi, Bob Atwill V-P; Cytomatrix Hires Michael Sistenich Corporate Development; Bio-Melbourne ‘Massive Health Data’ Briefing
Jun 19, 2015
NSW $25m For Paediatric Research, Clinical Trials Centre; GI Dynamics Sacks Chief Medical Officer Dr David Maggs; Prana Receives $7m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Dorsavi: ‘US CPT Code 97750 Covers Vimove, Vipermove’; Benitec Changes ADR Ratio To 20-To-1; Ausbiotech June Bio-Beers & Bubbles 
Jun 18, 2015
Paradigm $8m IPO For PPS For Bone Bruising, Hay Fever; Biotron To Place $2m, Share Plan For $2m More; CSL Pays $44m Upfront For Biocryst’s Rapivab ’Flu Drug; Singapore Approves Admedus Cardiocel Repair Scaffold; Sandon Calls For Alchemia Board Spill; Anatara Begins 2nd Pivotal Detach Trial For Piglet Diarrhoea; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 9.5% Of Pharmaxis; Uscom Releases 1.2m Escrow Shares
Jun 17, 2015
WEHI Gene Discovery Hope For Muscular Dystrophy; CSL To Present Raft Of Data On Haematology Portfolio; Atcor Raises $2.2m, 1-For-10 Rights Issue For $3.2m More; Pharmaust Takes PPL-1 Dog Cancer Trial To Combination Dose; USPTO Allows Avita Composition Of Matter Patent; Medibio ‘Validates Heart Rate Stress Test’; Chairman David Williams Buys 2m Polynovo Shares; Bio-Melbourne ‘Think Global’ Bio-Breakfast; RACI Dinner - Dr Paul Macleman: Lifecycle Of A Molecule
Jun 16, 2015
Engeneic: ‘Complete Response For Mesothelioma Patient’; Dimerix Investors Agree To Sun Back-Door Listing; Biotron Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; Unilife Alan Shortall Wins Ernst & Young Philadelphia Gong
Jun 15, 2015
Queensland Uni, Janssen Cilag Work On Inflammatory Disease; Living Cell: ‘4-Patient Parkinson’s Study Safety, Efficacy’; Compumedics $7.5m, 3-Year China Sleep Diagnostics Deal; Resonance, CSIRO Partner On MRI Product Pipeline; US Approves Circadian Phase I OPT-302 For Wet AMD Trial; Atcor Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Bionomics Files BNC105 Combination Patent; Cellmid: ‘High Dose Midkine Safe In Rats, Monkeys’; Rhinomed Ready For Monash Inpeap Sleep Apnoea Trial; Alfred Joins Polynovo Novosorb CE Mark Deep Burns Trial; Optiscan To Raise $2m; Australian Ethical Below 5% In Pharmaxis; Genetic Technologies Appoints Brian Manuel CFO
Jun 12, 2015
CBio Three Lose $1.3m Appeal, Invion Starts Bankruptcy Trial; Narhex Raises $4m To Become Resapp Diagnostics; Living Cell Requests ‘Clinical Trial Results’ Trading Halt; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 8.5% Of Pharmaxis; Barclays Bank ‘Returns’ 1% Of Genetic Technologies To 6%; Genetic Technologies Appoints CEO Eutillio Buccilli Director; Bio-Melbourne ‘Commercializing Tropical Medicine’ Briefing
Jun 11, 2015
Actinogen Ready For Last Stage Of Phase I Xanamem Trial; Prima Receives $320k French Tax Credit; Patrys PAT-SM6 Manufacture Further Delays Cancer Trial; Asia Union Decreases To 6% Of Tissue Therapies; Immuron Appoints Dr Dan Ruben Peres Innovation Head
Jun 10, 2015
Resonance Study Backs MRI Test For Liver Fibrosis; WEHI: ‘Dendritic Cell Control Aids Immune System’; Airxpanders IPO Raises $36.5m For Breast Implant Device; Rhinomed Disputes, Won’t Challenge ASIC $33k Fine; Alchemia Winding Up To Pay Fondaparinux Dividends; FIL Takes 5% Of Starpharma; FDA Re-Activates Prescient PTX-100 IND; Anatara $61k Federal R&D Tax Incentive, Pig Trials Continue; Optiscan Takes Fundraising Trading Halt To Suspension; IDT Appoints Alan Fisher Director
Jun 9, 2015
Mesoblast Claims MPC Kidney Failure Efficacy, Safety; Proteomics: ‘1st Diabetic Kidney Disease Test’, Jumps 278%; Viralytics: ‘Early Cavatak Effect In Bladder Cancer Trial’; Heartware Issues ‘Urgent Correction’ For Pump Use; 3D, Genesis Care Collaborate On Personalized Radiation; Australian Patent For Sun, Dimerix DMX-200 For Kidney Disease; LBT Begins US Apas Trial; GI Dynamics 19% Oppose Directors Stock; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 6.4% Of Pharmaxis; Phosphagenics Appoints Dr Steve Meller To Partner TPM
Jun 5, 2015
CSIRO Seashells For Drugs, Vaccine Delivery; Mesoblast Receives $6m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Federal Government: ‘New Chief Scientist Wanted’; Admedus HSV-2 Phase II Trial ‘On-Track’; Novogen: ‘TRXE-009 Crosses Blood-Brain Barrier In Mice’; Clinuvel Begins EU Training For Scenesse Prescriptions; Nusep Directors To Take $215k Convertible Notes; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 5% Of Pharmaxis; Bergen Sells 64m Prima Shares To 2%; Optiscan Requests Fundraising Trading Halt; Imugene Appoints Prof Ursula Wiedermann CSO 
Jun 4, 2015
Biota Takes Anaconda For AP611074 For Ano-Genital Warts; 3D Signs Mach7 Telstra Health Deal; Analytica Claims Pericoach ‘Encouraging Early Sales’; Prima Recompiles With Nasdaq Minimum Price Rule; Oncosil Appoints Dr Ashish Soman Chief Medical Officer
Jun 3, 2015
Biotech Wins 6 Of 18 Federal Commercialisation Grants; Auspherix Raises $12m For Anti-Bacterials; Simavita, Matrixcare To Develop US Incontinence Records; Bergen Sells 100m Prima Shares To 6%; JP Morgan Chase Borrows, Lends, Returns To 9% Of Prima Then Ceases Substantial; Australian Ethical Below 5% In Alchemia; Novogen Appoints Bryce Carmine, Ian Phillips Directors
Jun 2, 2015
Viralytics: ‘Complete Response In 8 Cavatak Patients’; Circadian, Eli Lilly: ‘IMC-3C5 Safe, Potential Cancer Efficacy’; Novogen Rights Issue Raises $18m, Takes Total To $33m; Clinical Trial Backs Dorsavi Vimove System For Low Back Pain; Dorsavi Signs UK Physiotherapy Plan; IQ3 To Raise $100m For Related Fund; Simavita Signs Bunzl For Australian SIM Distribution; Flindersfertility Adopts Reproductive Health Embryocellect; Cellmid, Taiwan’s Maywufa Hair Growth Contract; Cortendo Takes 8.5% Of Antisense; Brain Resource Nasdaq Listing, Name Change; Correction: Agenix 
Jun 1, 2015
Solid Gains Push BDI-40 Up 13%; ASX200 Down 1%, Big Caps Up 0.3% - Prima Up 488%, Pharmaxis 56%; Analytica Down 47%; Sirtex: ‘SIR-Spheres With Chemo Reduces Liver Tumors’; Tissue Therapies: ‘Up To 2 Years To EU Vitrogro Approval’; EMA Orphan Status For Prana’s PBT2 For Huntington’s; Genetic Technologies: ‘NEJM Backs Tests Like Brevagenplus’; US FDA Expands Dorsavi Vimove Label; Sun EGM For Dimerix Backdoor Listing For Kidney Disease; Sandon Capital Takes 13% Of Alchemia; IM Medical To Raise Up To $750k; Craig Chapman, Adam Gallagher Replace Agenix Nick Weston
May 29, 2015
Ex-Avantogen, Acuvax Dr William Ardrey 4-Years Gaol; Alchemia Tumbles 58% On Fondaparinux 47% Sales Fall; Gordagen Phase I Sub-Lingual Vitamin E Tocotrienols Trial; Novogen Applies For US Anti-Tropomyosin Patent; Sirtex Requests ‘More Major Study Results’ Trading Halt; Reva AGM 18% Dissent On One Resolution; Wayne Holman, Ridgeback Take 6% Of Prima; Rod Gibson, Rosherville Take 5.5% Of Reproductive Health; Ray Ridge Replaces Reproductive CFO, Co Sec Donald Stephens; Impedimed Inventor Prof Leigh Ward Wins Clunies Ross Award; Victoria, STC Medtech’s Got Talent Selects Five Finalists
May 28, 2015
Federal Government Introduces 1.5% R&D Tax Incentive Cut - Ausbiotech ‘Bitterly Disappointed’, Asks Senate To Block; Orthocell Receives $1m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Biodiem’s Opal To Raise Up To $4m; Dorsavi Signs 2 US Basketball Teams For Viperform; Atcor: ‘US Guidance Backs Central BP Waveform’; Medibio, Preventice Remote ECG, Distribution Agreement; QRX Pleads Schultz To ASX 81% Query, Administration; Allan Gray Down To 8.6% Of Nanosonics, Chairman Stang 9%; Perpetual Below 5% Of Pro Medicus; Bergen Takes 12% Of Prima; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On Cell Therapies; Dr Nigel Finch Replaces 3D Chair Matthew Morgan
May 27, 2015
Federal $20bn MRFF Legislation Introduced; Reva Confident Of Fantom, CE Mark Trial, US IPO; FDA Approves Sunshine Heart Pivotal C-Pulse Trial Restart; Antisense ATL1102 EU Early Access For Multiple Sclerosis; Resonance Hepafat-Scan Trial, Sander Bangma Appointed G-M; Bank Of America Sells, Borrows, Diluted, Increases In Suda; Applications Open For NSW Medical Device Program; IQ3 To Raise Up To $3m For IQX; Narhex Votes To Become Resapp Health
May 18, 2015
Pharmaxis $750m+ Boehringer Deal For PXS4728A For Nash; Brandon, MRCF, Uniseed $6.5m For Occurx For Ocular Fibrosis; Admedus To Launch Cardiocel Repair Patch; Nanosonics Kills HPV On Trans-Vaginal Ultrasound Probes; Mayne Completes Hedgepath Suba-Itraconazole Licence; Benitec Hep C ddRNAi US Patent Granted, Euro Patent Allowed; Biotech Advisory IQ3 Opens Up 17%, Closes Up 67%, Raises $4m; CBA, Related Parties Buy, Borrow 6% Of Sirtex; Bluechiip Pleads Schultz To ASX 33% Query; Bionomics: Dr Jens Mikkelsen CSO, Jack Moschakis Legal, Co Sec
May 15, 2015
Cortendo ‘Up To $131m’ Deal For Antisense ATL1103; Resmed To Sell Rhinomed Mute Anti-Snoring Nasal Plugs In UK; Novogen: ‘Oral Anisina (ATM-3507) Kills Cancer In Mice, No Tox’; Burnet Opens Nanjing Biopoint Diagnostics Laboratory; Reva Adds Australia To Fantom II Coronary Stent Trial; Cellmid $1m Loan; Biodiem Expects $40k For 1st Flu Vaccine Royalties; Reproductive Health Works With France’s Innopsys
May 14, 2015
Melbourne Uni Hope For Single Lifetime ’Flu Vaccination; Ridgeback Invests $15m In Prima, $5m Share Plan; Sirtex: ‘Abstract Backs Sir-Spheres Liver Tumor Reduction’; Resmed Falls 19% On Sleep Apnoea Device-Related Deaths; Phosphagenics ‘More Work Needed For Oxymorphone Patch’; ITL’s Myhealthtest Wins $1m Federal Commercialisation Grant; Siemens Launches Universal Biosensors Xprecia Analyzer; Reva Begins Search For Regulatory, Commercial CEO; Antisense Requests ‘ATL1103 Licencing’ Trading Halt; Rhinomed Requests ‘Mute Euro Sales’ Trading Halt; Edinburgh Uni Diluted To 8% Of Actinogen; David Dolby, Dagmar Dolby Trust Diluted To 18.5% Of Cogstate
May 13, 2015
WEHI, Research Australia Welcome MRFF; Grant Thornton: ‘Budget Overlooks Biotech, R&D Sly Cut’; Ausbiotech: ‘Budget Underwhelming, Few Bright Spots’; Bio-Melbourne Calls For Translation Element To MRFF; Dimerix Backdoor Into Sun For Kidney Disease, Raise $1.6m; Psivida Signs 2 Evaluation Deals With Unnamed Company; Tissue Therapies New EU Clinical, Pre-Clinical Vitrogro Trials; Avita Granted US Recell Methods Patent; Amp Takes 5% Of Medical Developments
May 12, 2015
Mesoblast ‘RA Stem Cells Cardio-Vascular Impact’; Actinogen Xanamem Safe To 35mg; Cogstate Appoints Dr Alan Finkel, $2m, Myer Diluted; Bone Quits Biotech For Takor Geospatial Imaging; Medical Developments Negotiating Global Distribution Deals; Medical Developments David Williams Sells 7m Shares To 40.5%; Medlab IPO For Up To $9m For Food Additives, Medical Cannabis; Phosphagenics Loses Lawrence Gozlan, Peter Lankau Chair
May 11, 2015
Applications Open For $316k Victoria Prizes; Acuvax Ex-CEO Dr William Ardrey Guilty On 18 Fraud Charges; Prima, NEC, Yamaguchi IMP321 Collaboration For Liver Cancer; Medibio Begins Pivotal 80-Patient Heart-Rate Depression Trial; Cynata Pleads Schultz, Roadshow To ASX 22% Query; Reproductive IVF Contracts, Appoints Ray Ridge CFO, Co Sec; Sun Requests ‘Acquisition, Capital Raising Trading Halt’; Pharmaust Claims 2nd Biomarker Backing For PPL-1 For Cancer; Narhex Hopes To Raise Up To $4m For Resapp; Allan Gray Reduces To 15% Of Starpharma; Impedimed Appoints CEO Richard Carreon M-D
May 8, 2015
Chiesi Adds EU To Pharmaxis Bronchitol Distribution; Polynovo Ready For Novosorb CE Mark Deep Burns Trial; Novogen: ‘TRXE-009 Kills DIPG Brain Cancer Cells In-Vitro’; Bone Requests ‘Acquisition’ Trading Halt; Medical Developments Global Penthrox Plans; Martin Rogers, Dr Jason Loveridge Diluted In Actinogen
May 7, 2015
Compumedics Wins $1m US Hospital EEG Contract; Dorsavi Signs Caterpillar As 1st US Health, Safety Contract; Polynovo Closes AOD9604 Sale To Lateral; Phytotech Extends Yissum Licence To Nano-Cannabis; Myhealthtest Takes Chairman Bill Mobbs To 44% Of ITL; 3D Medical Appoints Dr Nigel Finch Director; Bionics Institute Hosts Prof Mark Dodgson On Innovation
May 6, 2015
EU Approves Medical Developments Penthrox, $850k Milestone; Ausbiotech China Medical Technologies Guide; Ellex Challenges Ophthalmic Laser Market Leader; GI Dynamics To Restart US Trial By July, Restrictor Unveiled; Anteo Releases Mix&Go 200nm Magnetic Particles Coupling Kit
May 5, 2015
Victoria Budget: Biotech Shares $200m Future Fund, More; Drawbridge: ‘Editorials Back Rationale For Phaxan’; Clinuvel Adds VLRX001 For Vitiligo To Pipeline; Nominations Open For GSK $80k Research Award; Ampliphi Appoints Scott Salka CEO
May 4, 2015
CE Mark For Atcor, Suntech Oscar 2 With Sphygmocor; Starpharma, Astrazeneca Extend Dendrimer-Oncology Work; Benitec Files US Sec Draft Registration Statement; Heartware Q1 Revenue Up 5% To $89m; Medical Developments 9 Months Sales Revenue Up 24% To $8m; Rhinomed Sales ‘Recover’, Signs Sigma For Distribution; Mayne Takes Control Of Oxycodone, Methamphetamine, Doryx; Innate Joins US Consortium For MS Trial Assessment; Acorn Below 5% Of Starpharma; Genetic Technologies Repairs Nasdaq Deficiencies; Oncosil Loses Lawrence Gozlan
May 1, 2015
April BDI-40 Up 4%, ASX200 Down 2%, Big Caps Down 5%; - Compumedics Up 73%, Antisense 53%; Biotron, Prima Down 24%; Pharmaust: ‘PPL-1 Reduces Biomarker P70S6K In 1st Dog, Too’; Progen To Buy Medigen’s TBG For Diagnostics, Keep PI-88; Invion Founder Dr William Garner Increases, Diluted To 4.5%; GI Dynamics 2m CEO, Directors Shares, Options AGM; Reva 1.6m Directors Shares, 1.3m Directors Options AGM
Apr 30, 2015
Starpharma: ‘Trial Patients Tolerate High Dose Dep-Docetaxel’; Polynovo Sells AOD9604 For $1.5m To David Kenley, Lateral; ‘CNS Drugs Back In Favor’ Buchan Brain Medicine Lunch Told; Sydney Uni, Balnaves $650k For 28 Early Career Researchers; Uniquest, Astrazeneca Open Innovation Collaboration; Uscom Receives $313k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Analytica Has Less Than Two Quarters Cash
Apr 29, 2015
Benitec Doses 5th TT-034 Hepatitis C Patient; ITL To Buy Related-Party Myhealthtest For Self Testing; Novogen Placement Raises $15m; Biotech Daily Appendix 4C Quarterly Reports Policy; Cellmid Has Less Than Two Quarters Cash; Prescient Has Less Than Two Quarters Cash; Tony Grist, Denlin, Oaktone Increase, Diluted In Actinogen; Brett Heading Replaces Invion Chairman Dr Ralph Craven; Thomas Fontaine Replaces BPH Director Hock Goh 
Apr 28, 2015
GBS Investee Celladon Falls 81% On Mydicar Heart Failure; Nanosonics $9.3m Q3 Receipts Take 4C Positive, Again; EMA Backs Orphan Status For Prana’s PBT2 For Huntington’s; Kansas University Cancer Center Joins Impedimed L-Dex Trial; Proteomics Wins Middle East Generics Testing Contract; Minderoo (Metal) Group Reduces To 8% Of Admedus; JK, Hogan, Tisia, Henderson Increase, Diluted In Actinogen; Prescient Appoints Dr Terrence Chew CMO; Novogen Re-Complies With Nasdaq Equity Value Rules 
Apr 27, 2015
CE Mark For Avita’s Expanded Recell Burns Treatment; Cogstate Claims $6m In Test Contracts, ‘Best Year For Sales’; Oncosil Awarded ISO Certification; St Vincent’s 2015 Forum: ‘Medicine Beyond Pills & Potions’
Apr 24, 2015
Actinogen Raises $10m, $1m Plan; Xanamem Ethics Approval; Suda: ‘2 Articles Back Sublingual Artimist For Malaria’; Resmed Q3 Revenue Up 6% To $543m; Acrux, Eli Lilly Axiron Sales Slip 1%, Forex Pushes Royalty Up; Anatara To Release 8m Escrow Shares; Narhex Becomes Resapp EGM
Apr 23, 2015
Melbourne University: ‘Cancer Drug For Malaria Resistance’; Proteomics A2 Milk Contract; IQ3 IPO To Raise $4m For Biotech Advisory; Reva Enrols European Patients In Fantom II Stent Trial; Tissue Therapies, EMA To Discuss Further Vitrogro Trials; One Funds (Ex-Octa Phillip) Takes 10% Of Avita; CSL CFO Gordon Naylor To Lead Influenza Vaccine Business
Apr 22, 2015
Uscom: ‘Monitor Detects Pre-Eclampsia At 5 Weeks’; Invion Rights Issue Raises $5.4m, Takes Total To $6.3m; Regeneus Phase I Progenza Osteoarthritis Ethics Approval; Actinogen Requests Alzheimer’s Trial Capital Raising Halt; US Orphan Status For Novogen Cantrixil For Ovarian Cancer; Admedus Appoints Genpharm For Mid-East, North Africa Sales; Nusep Settles $132k Lawler Partners Auditor Debt; Hunter Hall Takes 12% Of GI Dynamics; Australian Ethical Takes Profit On Pharmaxis To 6%; Director John Dunlop Takes 10.5% Of Proteomics; Suda Appoints Anthony Fox, Roger Cady Migraine Advisers
Apr 21, 2015
CSIRO, Berghofer, ANU Malaria Breath Test; WEHI: ‘Combination Therapy Could Cure Hepatitis B’; Viralytics: ‘Melanoma Extension Trial Immune Activity’; Prescient PTX-100 Reduces Multiple Myeloma Tumors In Mice; Pro Medicus $9.5m US Imaging Deal; Compumedics $2.2m China Neuro-Monitoring Contract; Imugene Files Her-Vaxx Reformulation Patent; Cochlear US Patent Case Goes To Appeal Court; Medibio To Pay $3m For US, Canada Patents; Proteomics To Release 75k Escrow Shares; Novogen $15m Placement, $15m Rights Issue; Biotron Receives $1.7m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Anteo Branches Into Battery Technology
Apr 20, 2015
Brandon Capital Raises $200m For MRCF; Victoria Joins NSW Medicinal Cannabis Trials; Bionomics Begins Phase II BNC210 Anxiety Trial; Immuron Claims 1st US Travelan Sales; Imugene Improved Her-Vaxx Raises Antibodies 10-Fold In Mice; Genetic Technologies Adds Two US Brevagen Test Centres; Simavita Incontinence System Reduces Infections, Falls, Costs; Directors Dr Lipscombe, Dr Parker Take 44% Of Proteomics 
Apr 17, 2015
Heartware Pump ‘Not Inferior’ For Destination Therapy; Sunshine Heart: ‘Minor Changes’ To Restart Pivotal Trial; Admedus Rights Issue $16.1m Takes Total To $28.1m; Phosphagenics Begins Phase II TPM-Oxycodone Patch Trial; Proteomics Raises $3m, Opens Up 17.5%; Benitec Licences Asklepios Adeno-Associated Virus; Thorney Takes 5.8% Of Mesoblast; Novogen, Feinstein Collaborate On Brain Cancer
Apr 16, 2015
Clarity Licences Baker IDI Plaque Detection Technology; Impedimed Q3 Lymphoedema Test Revenue Up 104% To $700k; Actinogen Ready For Final Xanamem Dose-Escalation Cohort; Analytica Begins 100-Patient Pericoach Incontinence Trial; Euro Patent For Antisense ATL1103 For IGF-1 Reduction; Avita Share Plan Raises $1m Of Hoped-For $6m; Mladen Marusic Below 5% Of Patrys; GI Dynamics Completes US 10-For-1 Consolidation; Buchan’s April Three Tickers On Neuroscience; Two Weeks To Ausbiotech Medical Technologies Conference
Apr 15, 2015
Cellmid Trial: ‘Évolis One Reduces Hair Loss’; Poland Approves Psivida Iluvien; Bluechiip Raises $1m; Pharmaust Takes PPL-1 To Higher Dose, Capsule Formulation; New Jersey’s Sabby Ceases Substantial In Viralytics; Solagran Claims US Patent For Ropren, Prenols
Apr 14, 2015
WEHI Discovers ‘Architects’ For Body Blueprint; Actinogen Advisers Detail Xanamem Alzheimer’s Trial; Euro Patent For Compumedics Stroke, TBI Diagnostic; Anteo, UQ Pre-Clinical Imaging Partnership; Avita Appoints Adam Kelliher CEO, Starts On $434k; Medibio Appoints Mayo’s Prof Franklyn Prendergast Adviser; UK Barclays Bank Takes 7% Of Genetic Technologies
Apr 13, 2015
Celgene Takes 4.5% Of Mesoblast, Option On GVHD Indications; Editorial: Reporting Goldman Sachs Substantials; IDT Manufactures 1st Of 23 US Generics, FDA Confirms Transfer; Universal Biosensors J&J Service Fees Up 142%; Bluechiip Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; European Patent For Actinogen’s Xanamem; Pharmaust Approved For 7-Day Dog PPL-1 Cancer Treatment; Nusep’s Alison Coutts Temporary Resignation From Prime; Phosphagenics: Dr Murdoch, Dr Collier, Mr Lankau Directors
Apr 10, 2015
Canada Approves Heartware Pump For Bridge-To-Transplant; Genetic Signatures Installs 1st Easyscreen Respiratory Tests; Admedus Ready For Phase II HSV-2 Vaccine Trial; Cancer Therapeutics CRC Wins $5.4m Wellcome Grant; Marquette Lends Nusep $239k; Bone Pleads Schultz To ASX 40% Query 
Apr 9, 2015
Novogen Anisina (ATM-3507) Kills Mutated Melanoma In-Vitro; Phytotech Regulator Asks Target If Ready For Inspection; Unilife Appoints Dr Richard Beckman Chef Medical Officer; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On USPTO’s Teresa Stanek Rea
Mesoblast Expands US Phase III Back Pain Trial To Europe; Dorsavi Wins Repeat Visafe OHS Orders; CE Mark For Genera’s Paptype, RTI-Plex; Adelaide’s Lyell McEwin Hospital Joins Pharmaust PPL-1 Trial; Patrys Appoints Dr James Campbell CEO, Starts On $300k; Former Medibio Chairman Vince Fayad Resigns; Ausbiotech Victoria Biobeers & Bubbles 
Apr 7, 2015
WEHI: ‘Low MCL-1 Levels Compromise Blood Production’; Pharmaxis PXS4728A ‘Safe, Orally Bio-Available’; South Australia Uni: ‘Edaravone Aids Alzheimer’s In Mice’; Benitec TT-034 ‘Expressing shRNA In Dosed Patients Livers’; Admedus Expands Adapt Tissue To Brain, Spine Dura Mater; Regeneus Scales-Up Progenza For Osteoarthritis Trial; Phylogica Takes 7.5% Of UK Phoremost In Phylomer Deal; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics, Again; Tissue Therapies Loses CEO Dr Steven Mercer, Chairman Goes; Phytotech Requests ‘MMI Merger Update’ Trading Halt; Applications Closing For STC $140k Medtech Entrepreneurs
Apr 2, 2015
Cytomatrix Raises $6m; Medibio Raises $2.6m, Takes Invatec, Chris Indermaur Chairman; Immuron Appoints Dr Leearne Hinch CEO; QRX Pleads Schultz To ASX 100% Query; Novogen Hires New York’s PCG For US Investor Awareness
Apr 1, 2015
Sirtex Helps Drag March BDI-40 Down 19%, ASX200 Down 1%; - Atcor Up 72%, IDT 58%; Tissue Therapies Down 53%, GI Dynamics 50%; Simavita Raises $8.3m; Cochlear Wins 3 Of 4 Infringement Appeals, To Fight On; US FDA Approves Prescient PTX-200 For Cancer IND Transfer; GI Dynamics US 10-For-1 Consolidation; Anteo Extends Research Agreement With Unnamed Company; Brandon, MRCF Increase, Diluted To 16% Of Osprey; Signostics Appoints Kevin Goodwin CEO 
Mar 31, 2015
Dr Bill Ketelbey Paints The Actinogen Renaissance; Genetic Signatures Opens Up 20% At 48c; Rhinomed Signs Ebos Symbion For Mute Distribution; ITL Expands Malaysian Manufacturing Facility; Pharmaust Granted Japan PPL-1 Collaboration Patent; Uscom: ‘AMA CPT Category 1 Code Applies To BP+’; Genetic Technologies Pleads Nasdaq, Again, To ASX 52% Query; Minderoo (Metal) Group Further Diluted To 11% Of Admedus; Goldman Sachs Buys, ‘Borrows’ Takes 5% Of Nanosonics, Again; CM Capital Increases, Diluted To 8.6% Of Osprey; Cellmid Appoints Lucy Rowe Company Secretary
Mar 30, 2015
Phylogica: ‘Phylomer-Omomyc Fusion Kills Cancer’; Tumor Vaccine Potential For Innate’s MS Drug MIS416; Novogen Cantrixil Pre-Clinical Ovarian Stem Cell Cancer Data; Compumedics Wins $375k China Brain Injury Test Deal; Genetic Signatures Lists On ASX Tomorrow; Nusep IVF Collaboration With Newcastle University; Simavita Requests ASX, TSX Compliance, Placement Halt; Rhinomed Requests Mute Distributor Trading Halt
Mar 27, 2015
Psivida Completes Medidur Posterior Uveitis Trial Enrolment; Dorsavi Posts First UK Vimove Sales; Mesoblast Allowed Japan Ischemia Stem Cell Patent; Suda Raises $5.3m; Victoria, Osaka To Collaborate On Medical Research; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns Sirtex Shares Below 5%; Invion Founder Dr William Garner Down To 6%; Perpetual Reduces To 7% Of Pro Medicus; Phylogica Appoints Natasha Forde Joint Company Secretary
Mar 26, 2015
Europe Calls For More Tissue Therapies Vitrogro Data; LBT Granted First US Patent For APAS Plate Analysis; Invion, Patrys And Commsec Iress Data; Goldman Sachs Below 5% Of Nanosonics; NAB Below 5% In Sirtex; Academy Of Health And Medical Sciences Launched; Suda Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Reva Appoints Scott Huennekens Director
Mar 25, 2015
NHMRC $123.5m For 113 Projects ; Phosphagenics 2nd Vitamin E Licence For Animal Products; Anteo Trials Mix&Go On Cook Medical Devices; Capital Group Takes 8% Of Mesoblast
Mar 24, 2015
Actinogen Increases Phase I Xanamem For Alzheimer’s Dose; Pharmaust: ‘PPL-1 Reduces P70S6K In All 6 Cancer Patients’; Correction: Invion; Phytotech To Acquire Canada’s MMI For Up To $21m Scrip; Narhex Target Resapp Optimization Study; Coeliac Charities Donate $40k To WEHI
Mar 23, 2015
Osprey Placement Raises $16m; Invion: ‘FDA Approves INV102 Trial Strategy’; Starpharma Dendrimer-Docetaxel Trial ‘50% Recruited’; BPH EGM For Director Shares, Options
Mar 20, 2015
Biota, GSK Lose US Relenza Pending Patent Appeal; Clinuvel Scenesse Approval ‘A Breakthrough For Alpha-MSH’; Genetic Signatures IPO Raises $7.5m; Invion Raises $895k, Rights Issue For $4.1m, Closes Lind Deal; Alan Gray Increases, Diluted To 18% Of Pharmaxis; Goldman Sachs Buys, ‘Borrows’ Takes 5% Of Nanosonics; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns Sirtex Shares To 5%; NAB Buys, Borrows, Returns Sirtex Shares To 5%; YJZ, SMK Reduce, Diluted To 14% Of Medical Australia; Medibio Completes 1-For-100 Consolidation; Phytotech Requests ‘Material Acquisition’ Trading Halt
Mar 19, 2015
WEHI-345 Slows Inflammation, Multiple Sclerosis Potential; US Approval For Analytica’s Pericoach; STC Offers $140k For 5 Medtech Entrepreneurs With Talent; Japan Fast Track Investment Incentives For Mesoblast; Hunter Hall Buys 1.3m Sirtex Shares To 9.4%; Hunter Hall Takes 11% Of GI Dynamics; Reproductive Health Releases 17m Escrow Shares; Osprey Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; Dr Bronwyn Evans Appointed To Federal Growth Centre 
Mar 18, 2015
Biotech Daily Editorial: Sirtex Not All Doom And Gloom; Admedus Places $12m, Rights Issue For $16m More; Nanosonics Share Plan Raises $3m; Novogen ‘Anisina (ATM-3507) Kills Cancer Cytoskeleton In Mice’; Simavita Continues Incontinence Monitor Roll-Out; Solagran US Patent For ‘Processing Vegetable Raw Materials’
Mar 17, 2015
Sirtex Tumbles 62% On Sirflox Cancer Trial Fail; NHMRC $25m Grant For Genomics Research; Osprey Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Pharmaust Completes Low-Dose Cohort; Actinogen Appoints Profs Ritchie, Masters, Cummings Advisors; Pro Medicus Completes Buy-Back, To Buy-Back Further 10% eases, Diluted To 17.7% Of Impedimed
Mar 16, 2015
Oncosil Expands Indications To Liver Cancer; Reva Implants First Two Fantom Stent Trial Patients; Genetic Signatures Launches Respiratory Test Kit; Pharmaust Raises $3m; Sirtex Requests Major Study Results Trading Halt; Admedus Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Invion Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; NSW ‘Will Boost Medical Research 18% - If Re-Elected’; Hyperion Reduces Below 5% Of Cochlear; CB Co, Curran Super Fund Reduces To 11% Of Atcor; Dr Christopher Harvey Replaces Progen Director Heng Tang 
Mar 13, 2015
WEHI Edits Genomes To Kill Cancer For Its 100th Birthday; Universal Biosensors New Features For Siemens Test; BPH Energy: Papers Back Molecular Discovery HLSR; Agenix, Oks Resolve 2008 Thromboview Investment Case; Hunter Hall Takes 9.6% Of GI Dynamics; Asia Union Decreases, Diluted To 7% Of Tissue Therapies; Pratt’s Thorney (Tiga) Increases, Diluted To 5% Of Mayne; Simavita Proposes Warren Bingham For Director
Mar 12, 2015
Pharmaxis Jumps 101% On $40m Boehringer PXS4728A Licence; Admedus Wins First Cardiocel Orders From Hong Kong; Minister Tells Bio-Melbourne: ‘Victoria Committed To Biotech’; S&P ASX Indices: 5 Biotechs Up, 5 Down; Avita Raises $5m, Share Plan For Up To $6m; Invion Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Pharmaust Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Actinogen Pleads ‘Road-Show’ To ASX 49% Query; Phosphagenics Pleads Schultz, S&P Index To 31% Fall Query; RACI Dines On Fibrotech’s Prof Spencer Williams; Judith Smith Replaces Universal Biosensors’ Andrew Jane
Mar 11, 2015
UK Fund’s $13m For Medicines Development River Blindness; Benitec Doses 4th TT-034 Hepatitis C Patient; Ampliphi Raises $17m For Bacteriophage Antibacterial; Genera Tests On Register, CE Mark News ‘Next Week’; 3D Sells Mach7 Products To Telstra Health, Gains Data Service; Allan Gray Reduces To 9.6% Of Nanosonics; Allan Gray Increases, Diluted To 17.7% Of Impedimed
Mar 10, 2015
Atcor Jumps 116% On AMA ‘Sphygmocor’ CPT Category 1 Code; Federal Science Minister Opens Flinders Tonsley Campus; Anteo Appoints Veritas Japan Mix&Go Distributor; BPH Share Plan Raises $204k; Avita Requests ‘Equity Placement’ Trading Halt; Medical Developments Pleads Schultz, News To ASX 8% Query; Allan Gray Reduces To 17% Of Acrux; Allan Gray Reduces To 12% Of QRX
Mar 9, 2015
Deaths Take Sunshine Heart To ‘Temporary Enrolment Pause’; Genetic Technologies Raises $18.6m; Mayo Clinic Joins Impedimed L-Dex Study; Orthocell Ready For Pilot Dental Bone Repair Trial; Regeneus Applies For Human Progenza Osteoarthritis Trial; Correction: Sirtex
Mar 6, 2015
Dr Megan Baldwin Sharpens Circadian Focus; Liver Infections Halt GI Dynamics US Trial; TGA Approves Genera Diagnostics For Register; WEHI Identifies Human Antigen R Role For Antibodies, Immunity; Nanosonics Dr Ron Weinberger Wins ‘Innovation Hero’ Gong; Genetic Technologies Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Hunter Hall Forced To Sell More Sirtex To 7%; Breaks $2b; Starfish Ventures Increases, Diluted To 8.6% Of Impedimed; Medibio EGM Backs Invatec Heart-Depression Test Acquisition
Mar 5, 2015
Nanosonics Places $25m, Plan For $3m More; Tissue Therapies Offer Raises $3.7m, Places $570k, Total $8.27m; Sirtex Completes French Trial Recruitment; MD Anderson Joins Impedimed Post-Approval L-Dex Study; Living Cell Changes Diabecell Trial Focus To US; Pharmaust 2nd Cancer Patient Tolerates PPL-1, Stable Disease; Antisense Ready For High-Dose ATL1103 Acromegaly Trial; GI Dynamics Requests ‘Business’ Trading Halt; Chairman Andrew Kroger Takes 25.6% Of Cryosite; CEO Wayne Stringer Takes 18% Of Probiotec
Mar 4, 2015
Federal R&D Tax Credit Stands At 45%, $100m Cap; Comment; Acrux: ‘FDA Tightens Testosterone Labelling’; Biota Begins 150-Patient Vapendavir Asthma HRV (Cold) Trial; NSW Grants $14.2m For Cancer Research; Novogen: ‘TRXE-009 Can Kill Brain Cancer Cells’; Narhex Ready For Respiratory ’Phone Diagnostic Trial; Rhinomed Appoints Christian Johnson For US Sales; Bio-Melbourne Launches Women In Leadership Awards
Mar 3, 2015
WEHI Finds MLC-1 Protein Key For Milk Production; Pro Medicus Rolling Out High-Speed 2-D, 3-D Imaging; Benitec Prepares For Patients 4, 5 In TT-034 Hepatitis C Trial; Benitec Receives $2m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Graham Durbin Superannuation Takes 9% Of Genera; Nanosonics Requests ‘Material Fundraising’ Trading Halt; Phylogica Pleads Schultz To ASX 31% Fall Query; Victoria Innovation Minister To Open Bio-Melbourne Program
Mar 2, 2015
February BDI-40 Up 10%, ASX200 Up 6% - Cynata Up 254%, Genetic Tech 200%; Correction: Viralytics; Biota $22m For France’s Anaconda For Wart, HPV Anti-Viral; Neuren Tumbles 44% On FDA Breakthrough Refusal; Europe Upholds Amended CSIRO, Benitec Patent; Phytotech To Fund Canigma Vaporizer, Ross Smith Device Query; Genera Notes Raise $615k; Heartware 2014 Revenue Up 34% To $356m, Loss Down 67% To $25m; Admedus H1 Revenue Up 17% To $5m, Loss Up 1,333% To $11m; Off-Shore Processing Hits Suda H1 Revenue 52% To $3m, Loss Up; Avita H1 Revenue Down 23% To $1.4m, Loss Up 6% To $3.4m; Genetic Tech H1 Revenue Down 38% To $1m, Loss Down 5% To $5m; Circadian H1 Revenue Down 8% To $366k, Loss Up 90% To $3m; Brain: ‘Journal Article Backs Depression Treatment Test’; Bionomics To List On US OTC-QX
Feb 27, 2015
Prima Cans 10-Year CVac For Ovarian Cancer, Immutep Focus; Bionomics; ‘New Biomarkers Benefit Bnc105 For Kidney Cancer’; Ellex H1 Revenue Up 19% To $31m, Profit Up 108% To $815k; Pharmaxis Revenue Up 133% To $13m, Loss Down 68% To $7m; Medical Aust H1 Revenue Up 44% To $8m, Loss To $420k Profit; LBT H1 Revenue Down 32% To $1.6m, Profit Down 34% To $511k; GI Dynamics Revenue Up 25% To $4m, Loss Up 36% To $62m; Progen H1 Revenue Up 88% To $2.5m, Loss Up 4% To $2m; Pharmaust H1 Revenue Down 8% To $1m, Loss Up 68% To $1m; Simavita Revenue Up 238% To $581k, Loss Down 23% To $4m; Dorsavi H1 Revenue Up 113% To $825k, Loss Up 270% To $4m; Probiotec H1 Revenue Down 2% To $31m, Profit To $26m Loss
Feb 26, 2015
Prime Minister Adds ‘Commercial Application Of Science’ Prize; Mayne H1 Revenue Down 15% To $60m, Profit Down 53% To $4m; Alchemia H1 Revenue Up 36% To $7m, Loss Up 188% To $16m; Acrux H1 Revenue Down 67%, Profit Down 72%, Ross Barrow Goes; Resonance H1 Revenue Up 21% To $1m, Return To Profit $448k; Phosphagenics Revenue Up 85% To $2.5m, Loss Down 29% To $7m; OBJ H1 Revenue Up 49% To $1m, Loss Down 12% To $809k; Biotron Pleads Schultz Again, Old News To ASX 23% Query; Capitol Health Takes 6% Of 3D Medical (Safety Medical); Genetic Technologies Appoints CFO Eutillio Buccilli CEO
Feb 25, 2015
Reva Details Fantom Stent, European Registration Trial; Tissue Therapies Files EMA 180-Day Review Answers; Phosphagenics To Sell Bioelixia Cosmetics Division; Oncosil Reworks EU, US Pancreatic Cancer Trial Design; Compumedics H1 Revenue Up 8% To $16m, Profit Up 125% To $904k; Impedimed H1 Revenue Up 28% To $2m, Loss Up 71% To $6m; Clinuvel H1 Revenue Up 32% To $1m, Loss Up 129% To $7m; Cryosite H1 Revenue Up 10.5% To $5m, Profit Up 8% To $358k; Allegra H1 Revenue Up 1% To $4m, Loss Up 194% To $262k; Brain H1 Revenue Down 7% To $1m, Loss Up 39% To $1m; Pfizer Drops Case Against Mayne Pharma’s Generic Tikosyn
Feb 24, 2015
Actinogen Recruits Subjects For Xanamem Alzheimer’s Trial; Phylogica Euro Patent For Screening, Drug Resistance; Anteo Files Sample Pre-Treatment Bioseparations Patent; NSW Promises $20m For Paediatric Research - If Re-Elected; Pharmaust 5th Patient Biomarker Changes In PPL-1 Cancer Trial; Uscom H1 Revenue Up 147% To $1m, Loss Down 40% To $391k; Cellmid H1 Revenue Down 55% To $685k, Profit To $1m Loss; Mayne Completes Doryx Acquisition; Correction: Atcor; Living Cell Founder Prof Bob Elliott Steps Down As Executive; Anatara: Dr Paul Schober CEO, Damian Wilson, Paul Grujic
Feb 23, 2015
Two US Patents For Prescient PTX-200 For Ovarian Cancer; Bionomics H1 Revenue Up 43% To $7m, Loss Down 17% To $5.7m; Atcor H1 Revenue Up 7% To $3m, Turns $1m Loss To $41k Profit; Narhex Executes UQ Respiratory App Deal; Imugene Pleads Schultz To ASX 33% Query; Healthlinx EGM Backs Move To Manalto For Social Media; Regeneus Appoints Greencross’ Dr Glen Richards Director; Phytotech Founder Ross Smith Goes, Rights Hurdles Met
Feb 20, 2015
NSW Awards $2.7m Genomics Collaborative Grants; Federal Government Intellectual Property Paper; Medical Dev H1 Revenue Up 21% To $5.5m, Profit Up 72% To $731k; Sunshine Heart Takes $13m Loan, Security Agreement
Feb 19, 2015
WANRI: ‘Peptides Limit Stroke Brain Damage’; Cynata Up 146% Percent On Large Scale, Low Cost Stem Cells; Cyclopharm Revenue Up 26% To $15m, Loss To $4m Profit; Regeneus H1 Revenue Up 46% To $1.1m, Loss Down 10% To $6m; Universal Bio Revenue Down 37% To $9.5m, Loss Down 20% To $9m; Alchemia Fondaparinux Q2 Profit Share Down 32% To $1.9m; CBA Borrows, Lends, Buys, Sells Down To 6.5% Of CSL; RA Capital Reduces To 10% Of Benitec
Feb 18, 2015
Sirtex H1 Revenue Up 37% To $81m, Profit Up 58% To $18m; Osprey Marks First Sales Of $10k; Nanosonics H1 Revenue Up 50% To $16m, Loss To $1m Profit; Immuron H1 Revenue Up 39% To $529k, Loss Down 9% To $1.3m; Cogstate H1 Revenue Up 44% To $8m, Loss Up 1% To $2.7m; Psivida, Alimera Iluvien Available In The US Next Week; Europe Grants 3rd Patent For Patrys PAT-SM6; Anatara: ‘Detach Reduces Pig Mortality, Morbidity’; Imugene Receives $231k Federal R&D Tax Refund
Feb 17, 2015
Immuron Appoints Beijing’s Linker For China Sales; Progen Receives $854k Federal R&D Tax Refund; IDT H1 Revenue $6m, Loss Up 42% To $3m; ITL H1 Revenue Up 9% To $14m, Profit Up 34% To $1.6m; Anteo H1 Revenue Flat At $1.8m, Loss Up 265% To $2.3m; Nanosonics Pleads Schultz, Sales To ASX 26% Query; Cynata Requests Manufacturing Trading Halt; Clifford Eu Increases, Diluted To 9% Of Nusep
Feb 16, 2015
Mesoblast 160-Patient Data Backs MSC-100-IV For GVHD; FDA Orphan Drug Status For Neuren’s Trofinetide (NNZ-2566); Cynata Hires US CRO For Stem Cell Study; Actinogen Ready For Xanamem Alzheimer’s Phase I Trials; Reproductive Health Appoints Israel, South Africa Distributors; Safety Medical Returns As 3D Medical On Wednesday
Feb 13, 2015
FDA Limits Prana PBT2 Huntington’s Dose; Brain Wins Up To $1.9m Boeing Contract; Federal Government, Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Open; Compumedics Pleads Schultz To ASX 30% Query; United Super, CBus Below 5% Of Acrux; Craig Chapman, Nampac Increase, Diluted To 18.35% Of Agenix; Polynovo CEO Paul Brennan Starts On $270k, Ivy Cheng; Ausbiotech Bio-Beers & Bubbles Across Australia
Feb 12, 2015
Mesoblast H1 Revenue Up 24% To $26m, Loss Up 65% To $51m; Mayne Raises $72m, $43m To Go; Genetic Technologies Pleads Nasdaq, News To ASX 52% Query; Cynata Hires New York’s PCG Advisory Group
Feb 11, 2015
Federal Government Caps R&D Tax Incentive At $100m; Ausbiotech Concern Over R&D Tax Changes; CSL Record H1 Revenue Up 6% To $3.5b, Profit Up 7% To $891m; Novogen Lodges First Super-Benzopyran Patent; Correction: Otifex; Optiscan Pleads Schultz To ASX 31% Query; Spinifex Appoints Dr Peter Spargo, Dr Chris Richardson; Safety Medical: Matthew Morgan, Frank Pertile Directors
Feb 10, 2015
Federal Parliament Passes IP Amendment Bill; Vaxxas Raises $25m; Cochlear Record H1 Revenue, Profit Up; Mesoblast US Disc Repair, Reconstitution Patent; US Patent For Drawbridge Phaxan Anaesthetic, Sedative; Otifex: ‘Betahistine For Glue Ear Safe, Tolerated’; Unilife H1 Revenue Up 0.3% To $9m, Loss Up 44% To $54m; Correction: Prescient; Mayne To Raise $115m For Doryx, Drugs, US Division; BPH Share Plan For Up To $200k; Cytomatrix: Prof Alan Trounson, Prof Miles Prince Advisors
Feb 9, 2015
Melbourne Uni Sequences Roundworm Genetic Code; Pharmaust Finds Biomarker Changes In PPL-1 Cancer Trial; Prescient Licences P27 Biomarker For GGTI-2418, PTX-100; Orthocell Treats First Asian Ortho-ATI Tendon Patients; Safety Medical Becomes 3D Medical; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns Acrux Shares To 8%; Hunter Hall Sells 3m Alchemia Shares To 8%
Feb 5, 2015
Ellex 2RT Laser For AMD Earns US Journal Cover; Unilife Raises $57m In The US; Simavita Receives $1.4m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Genetic Technologies Funding EGM
Feb 4, 2015
Cynata, UWA Collaborate On Stem Cells For Lung Fibrosis; Patrys: ‘PAT-SM6 Safe, Tolerable For Multiple Myeloma’; Tissue Therapies Places $4m, Rights Issue For $3.7m More; Genetic Technologies Meets 1st Nasdaq Rule, Extension; Hunter Hall Takes More Profit To 8% In Sirtex; Sienna Appoints Dr Cliff Holloway Interim CEO
Feb 3, 2015
Melbourne, Monash, Harvard Find Skin Immune Cells; Immuron Enrols First Phase II IMM-124E Nash Patients; Impedimed Adds 2 US Clinics To L-Dex Pilot Program; Phytotech Claims Cannabis Program Starts, Ross Smith; Acrux 10% Resistance To CEO Michael Kotsanis 4m Options; Melanie Leydin Replaces Prescient Co Sec Sean Henbury
Feb 2, 2015
January BDI-40 Down 1%, ASX200 Up 3%, Big Caps Up 4% - Genetic Technologies Up 69%, Neuren 46%; Alchemia, Pharmaxis Down 21%; Invion Completes INV102 Smoking Cessation Trial Enrolment; Acrux, Eli Lilly Axiron Sales Recovering From Cardiac Scare; Tissue Therapies ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt; Bionomics Restarts BNC210 Anxiety Program; Unilife To Raise $53m; Universal Biosensors Retains $US10m Loan Option; Medibio Has Less Than One Quarter Cash; $2.5m Placement Vote; Bank Of America, Merrill Lynch Buy, Borrow 6% Of IDT; Imugene Promotes CEO Charles Walker To M-D; Clinical Genomics: Warren Bingham, Michele Houldsworth; Phytotech To Lose Founder Ross Smith; Erlyn Dale To Co Sec; BPH Appoints Bruce Whan Director, Deborah Ambrosini Co Sec
Jan 30, 2015
Nanosonics H1 Revenue Up 48% To $14m; Australian Patent For Suda’s Sildenafil Oral Spray; LBT Has Cash, Despite December Burn; Ron Dewhurst, Kroy Wen (Back) Take 7% Of Rhinomed; Unilife Requests US Placement Trading Halt; Ausbiotech’s April Medical Technologies Conference
Jan 29, 2015
WEHI ‘Obese Fat Tissue Inflammation Key To Type 2 Diabetes’; Alchemia Review: Dividends, Program Sales, Trial Review; Ellex Expects H1 Revenue Up 19% To $31m, Profit Up 199%; Uscom H1 Revenue Up 121% To $722k; Genetic Technologies: ‘6 New US Centres Offer Brevagenplus’; Simavita Signs Abena For Denmark, 1st Orders Received; US Patent For Orthocell Celgro Scaffold; Nasdaq Accepts Novogen Compliance Plan, Extends Time; Resonance Loses M-D Liza Dunne; Reva Appoints Dr Ross Breckenridge Director; Phytotech Appoints Dr Daphna Heffetz Israel CEO
Jan 28, 2015
Avita Begins Pivotal 30-Patient US Recell Burns Trial; Progen: ‘Medigen Brings Forward PI-88 Liver Cancer Results’; US Patent For Circadian’s VEGFR-3; Neuren NNZ-2566 To Be Renamed ‘Trofinetide’; Rhinomed Next Generation Turbine Ready For Shipping; Genetic Technologies: Vale Director David Carter; Phytotech Appoints Dr Benad Goldwasser Director; Acuvax Ex-CEO Dr William Ardrey Fraud Trial Begins
Jan 27, 2015
Prima’s Immutep Earns ‘$1m-Plus’ GSK Milestone; Finland, Luxembourg Approve Psivida’s Iluvien; Biotech Wins 4 Of 10 Federal ‘Research Connections’ Grants; Viralytics Begins Cavatak Bladder Cancer Trial; Brain Resource Preparing FDA Depression Test Application; China Re-Registers Uscom 1A Monitor; Ausbiotech: Queensland LNP Promises $90m Fund If Re-Elected
Jan 23, 2015
Resmed Posts Record, $1bn H1 Revenue, Profit; Circadian Receives $2.2m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Universal Biosensors: Lifescan New Onetouch Verio Meter; Phytotech Jumps 119% On Hopes For Medical Marijuana; Isonea Loses 4th CEO In 12 Months, Trials Planned; Reproductive Health India Distributor, Indonesia Deal; Healthlinx EGM To Become Manalto For Software
Jan 22, 2015
Phytotech Opens Up 60% For Medical Marijuana; Genetic Technologies Takes Kentgrove $24m Equity Facility; Atcor Receives $461k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Sienna To Lose Founding CEO Dr Kerry Hegarty; CEO Alan Shortall Takes 9% Of Unilife, Frontier Takes 7%; Chris Ntoumenopoulos Replaces Narhex’s Cyril D’silva; Murdoch Children’s A Finalist For Ozapp Prize
Jan 21, 2015
Pharmaxis Begins Phase I PXS4728A Inflammatory Disease Trials; Unilife $6m Abbvie Syringe Deal; US Patent For Cellmid Midkine For Heart Failure; EMA Delays Tissue Therapies Vitrogro Application, Again; Baillie Gifford Increase To 13.4% Of Cochlear; UBS AG Buys, Sells, Borrows, Returns Acrux Shares To 8%; Clinuvel Appoints Willem Blijdorp Director
Jan 20, 2015
WANRI: ‘Helicobacter Pylori May Protect Females Against MS’; Nicholas McDonald Takes 9% Of Biotech Capital; Pharmaust’s 1st Cancer Patient Reaches 28 Days, 2 Drop Out; J&J Service Fees To Universal Biosensors Up 89% To $6.45m; Prima Receives $777k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Prima Appoints Stuart Roberts Investor Relations Head; Cryosite Appoints Joseph Saad CEO, Starts On $250k
Jan 19, 2015
Invion: INV102 ‘Clinically Relevant’ Interim Smoking Results; Medical Developments: ‘Penthrox European Sales By May’; Medical Australia, Kentucky Dog Cancer Vaccine Partnership; Medlab Begins Probiotics Depression Trial


Canada Patent For Prima’s MHC Class II Ligands; Rhinomed Receives $570k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Anteo, IMRA Collaborate; Antisense Ethics Approval For 600mg Acromegaly Dose; Compumedics ANZ $1m Export Facility; Phylogica, Roche Genentech Antibiotics Collaboration; EU Ratifies EMA Clinuvel Scenesse Approval; Belgravia, Blackmans Diluted Below 5% In IDT; IM Medical To Be Syncom Data Centre Services; Reproductive Health Appoints Turkey Distributor; Chiesi Backs Pharmaxis Bronchitol Trial, Novaquest Settled; Australian Ethical Takes 13% Of IDT; Nasdaq Sends Prima Price Non-Compliance Notice; Nusep Director Andrew Goodall Takes 39%, Ti Rakau 13%; Neuren Applies For Breakthrough, Orphan For NNZ-2566 For Rett; Imugene Finalizes Her-Vaxx Trial Protocol, Hires WIL Research; Genetic Technologies Raises $258k Of Hoped For $3m; IDT Raises $17m; I’Rom Increases, Diluted To 9% Of IDT; Avexa Plan Raises $796k; Neuren Tells ASX: ‘News, FDA Applications Pushed Price 54%’; John Manusu, Ying Ming Chiu Diluted Below 5% Of Nusep; Admedus Claims ‘Excellent’ Cardiocel Results; Simavita Available In Canada, H1 Revenue $458k; Cynata Raises $2.9m; Immuron, Immune Biologics Partner For Alcohol Toxicity; Nusep Swaps $89k Loan From John Manusu To Mark Gell; Benitec Doses 3rd TT-034 Hepatitis C Patient; Actinogen Tells ASX: ‘Appointing Dr Bill Ketelbey Pushed Price 57%’; Simavita Appoints Michael Brown Chairman; Medivac Director Robert Crossman Resigns; Melbourne Uni: Prof Graeme Clark Shares $US500k Cochlear Prize; Biotron Tells ASX: ‘Trial News, Presentation Pushed Price 26%’; Leanne Ralph Replaces Impedimed Co Sec Stephen Denaro; Sirtex Completes Foxfire Global Trial Recruitment; Federal Government $46m NHMRC-ARC Dementia Fellowships Open; Sienna Antibody Test Deal With Bostwick; Clinical Network Services US Office; Safety Medical Raises $4m To Acquire 3D Medical; Hunter Hall Eases 1% In Alchemia; Unilife Tells ASX: ‘JP Morgan 10% May Have Pushed Price 6.5%’; Healthlinx AGM Backs Sale Of Ovplex For $60k (Plus GST); Australian Patent For Cellmid Hair Growth Midkine; Biomérieux To Terminate LBT Previ Isola Deal; Monash University, Janssen-Cilag Work On Autoimmune Diseases; Monash Licences MIPS Technology To Capsugel; WEHI: ‘MCL-1 Removal Kills Resistant Lymphoma Cells’; David Hastings Replaces Unilife CFO Dennis Pyers; Bone Pleads Schultz To ASX 80% Query; Phosphagenics Appoints Dr Ross Murdoch CEO; Heartware Begins HVAD Less Invasive Study; Optiscan Pleads Schultz To ASX 50% Query; Mesoblast Begins Phase III Back Pain Stem Cell Trial; Immuron Starts US NIH-Funded Trial Of IMM-124E For Ash; Psivida’s Iluvien For DME On Sale In Portugal; MRCF $2m To Solvanix For Garvan Antibody Stabilizer; China Patent For Orthocell Celgro Scaffold; FDA Approves Signostics Signosrt Bladder Scanner; Novogen Compounds ‘Promote Brain Cell Growth’, Note Cancelled
2014: BDI-40 Down 4%; ASX200 Up 1%, Big Caps Up 25%; Impedimed Up 457%, Clinuvel Up 397%, Sirtex Up 144%, QRX Down 98%, Alchemia Down 84%
Dec 19, 2014
Victoria To Legalize Medical Cannabis; WEHI Discovers How Apoptosis Hides From Immune System; Genera Notes Raises $2m, $500k More By March; Australian Patent For Regeneus Stem Cell Freezing, Thawing; Progen Phase I PG545 Solid Tumor Trial Up To 4th Cohort; Novogen Raises Further $1.75m, Total Raised $7.75m; Anteo Mix&Go Activation Kit For Multiplex Microspheres; Anatara Starts Detach Pig Diarrhoea Trial; Nusep AGM Fight, Remuneration 1st Strike, Most Votes Pass
Dec 18, 2014
2014 - The Year In Review; Nanosonics Expands To Former Cochlear Site In Lane Cove; Genetic Technologies: ‘Study Backs 77-SNP Brevagenplus’; IDT Completes 23 US Generic Drugs Acquisition; Proteomics Extends IPO For China Partner Talks; Nusep Receives $822k Federal R&D Tax Refund; FIL Takes 5% Of Impedimed; Immuron To Lose Interim CEO Amos Meltzer; Nusep, ASIC Undertaking; AGM Resolutions Concerns; Virax Prescient Code Change; Actinogen Loses Director Dr Brendan De Kauwe; Clarity Appoints Prof Dale Bailey Adviser
Dec 17, 2014
Siemens Launches Universal Biosensors Coagulation Test; Novogen To Raise $4m - Shares Run Up To 27c, Down To 10.5c; Prima Completes $31m Immutep Acquisition; Acorn Reduces To 6% Of Starpharma; Grist, Hogan, Henderson Diluted Below 5% In Imugene; Chairman Paul Hopper Increases, Diluted To 5% Of Imugene; Medical Developments Appoints Philip Powell Director; Uscom Appoints Denise Pater Distribution, Sales Manager
Dec 16, 2014
Melbourne Uni Antibody Discovery For All-Dengue Vaccine; FDA Approves Osprey Avert Plus; Novogen: ‘TRXE-009 Active Against Melanoma In Mice’; Europe Upholds Mesoblast Osiris Stem Cell Patent Claims; OBJ Cartilage Treatment Option With P&G; Ausindustry Ok For Oncosil Offshore R&D, Expects $7m; OBJ, P&G Launch SK-II Magnetic Eye Care In Hong Kong, Taiwan; Up To 18% Oppose 375k Psivida Director Options; Benitec Appoints Dr Claudia Kloth Head Of Manufacturing
Dec 15, 2014;
Vale WEHI’s Prof Don Metcalf; WEHI Trials Tetralogic’s Birinapant For Hep B Cure; Living Cell Implants Fourth NTCell For Parkinson’s; Long Term Study Backs Clinuvel Scenesse For EPP; Prima Cleared For Pivotal CVac Pancreatic Cancer Trial; Cellmid Raises $1.3m, Japan Midkine Antibody Granted; Kinetic Takes 7% Of Osprey; Actinogen Appoints Pfizer’s Dr Bill Ketelbey CEO; Bluechiip Appoints Michael Ohanessian Director; Avexa Hails Coal Contract To Fund Pivotal ATC For HIV Trial; Prof Don Metcalf (26.2.1929-15.12.2014)
Dec 12, 2014
NSW $7m Medical Devices Fund Applications Open; Innate Adds 7 NZ Compassionate Use MIS416 Patients; Prana Pleads Schultz To ASX 29% Query; Genera Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; WEHI’s Jane Visvander Wins Royal Society Of Victoria Medal; Unilife Hires Intel’s Kevin Sellers, Promotes Stephen Allan
Dec 11, 2014
Acrux, Eli Lilly Sue Amneal Over Axiron Patents; Prescient (Virax) Takes Aktivate; Paul Hopper On $180k; WEHI’s Prof Guillaume Lessene Wins $50k NFMRI Medal; Cellmid Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Dec 10, 2014
WEHI Welcomes Research Fund Changes; Biotech Daily, Less So; Benitec: Researchers Find Chemo-Resistance Mechanism; NSW Awards $448k, ATP, California Medical Device Program; Impedimed Underwritten Rights Issue Raises $33m; Cogstate: ‘H2 Will Be Better Than H1, 2015’; Genera Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Dec 9, 2014
Antisense ATL1103 Acromegaly Trial, ATL1102 MS Access, Partners; CE Mark For Universal Biosensors Siemens Coagulation Test; Gi Dynamics ‘Separates’ CFO Bob Crane, Cuts 10% Staff; Imugene $834k Plan, $500k Placement Take Total To $3.6m; Bone Rejects BN006 For Rheumatoid Arthritis; Alchemia Appoints Consultants For Vast ‘Transaction’; Cochlear Appoints Glen Boreham, Alison Deans Directors
Dec 8, 2014
Orthocell, Bonesupport Partner Celgro, Cerament; Phosphagenics Ready For Phase II Topical Oxycodone Patch; Rhinomed Mute Plugs Approved, On-Sale; Healthlinx To Sell Ovplex IP For $60k ‘Plus GST’; Prescient (Virax) Completes Consolidation, Code Change; Goodbye Bioprospect, Hello Medibio; Imugene Releases 300m Escrow Shares; Edinburgh Uni Takes 11% Of Actinogen, Dr Jason Loveridge 6%; Mladen Marusic Takes 5% Of Patrys; Bluechiip M-D Andrew McLellan Starts On $275k
Dec 5, 2014
Monash-Led Study Shows Obesity-Leptin-Hypertension Link; Starpharma Condom Delayed Up To 6 Months In Japan; Correction: Living Cell; Prima Upgrades Patient Cell Collection Systems; Mesoblast To Release 2.9m Escrow Shares; Retropin Reduces To 7% Of (Former) Target Clinuvel; Bank Of America, Merrill Lynch ‘Borrow’ Up To 8% Of Suda; Chairman Martin Rogers Takes 8% Of Actinogen
Dec 4, 2014
Meta, Melbourne Uni, GSK, CSL, Hospira Savings Collaboration; Living Cell Plan Raises $1m, Total Raised $4m; Reva Begins Fantom Trial; Viralytics Cavatak, Ipilimumab Clear For Melanoma Trial; Novogen Receives $1.5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Oceania, Hosken Take 5% Of Atcor; WEHI’s Prof Alan Cowman Wins Thai Malaria Medal
Dec 3, 2014
CSL: ‘R&D Spend Expected To Increase To Build Pipeline’; WEHI: Apoptosis, Necroptosis Link To Skin Disease; Biotron Recruits 60-Patient Thai Hep C Trial; Unilife, Unnamed Company 10-Year Eye Injection Agreement; Genetic Technologies Share Plan For Up To $3m; OBJ Cosmetics Dermaportation Licence To NY’s Coty; Cogstate Offloads Axon Sports; Circadian Appoints Opt-302 Ophthalmic Disease Advisors
Dec 2, 2014
Sienna At Bio21: ‘From Incubation To Graduation’; Monash Licences Use Of Fenretinide For Dengue To 60P; Netherlands Approves Psivida’s Iluvien; Rhinomed Claims 75% Mute Success For Snoring; Viralytics Receives $2.5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Nusep Sells Minomic For $378k; Virax Becomes Prescient, Code Change Coming; Scintilla, Techinvest Take 6% Of Agenix; OBJ Requests ‘Product Agreement’ Trading Halt; Medical Australia Appoints COO Darryl Ellis CEO
Dec 1, 2014
November BDI-40 Up 3.5%, ASX200 Down 4%, Big Caps Up 4% - Circadian Up 167%, Optiscan Up 83%, Patrys Down 25%; Europe Clears GI Dynamics Endobarrier For Sales; Imugene Her-Vaxx Response In Mice; Pharmaust Treats 1st PPL-1 Canine Cancer Cohort; Virax: All Change For Prescient Therapeutics, Consolidation; Actinogen Takes Corticrine For Alzheimer’s, Board Changes; Calzada Becomes Polynovo, Code Change; Westpac, Associates Take 7% Of Mayne Pharma; Isonea Swaps Ross Blair-Holt For Bruce Mathieson – AGM; Genetic Technologies Loses Prof Ian McKenzie, Dr Mervyn Cass
Nov 28, 2014
Genetic Technologies Dr Mervyn Jacobson 12 Months Gaol; Victorian Clinical Genetics Services Non-Invasive Prenatal Test; New Zealand Approves Starpharma Ansell Vivagel Condom; Atcor Raises $1m; Imugene: ‘Linguet For Sale - Speed Preferred’; Analytica Narrowly Wins Remuneration Vote; Advanced Surgical Becomes Allegra Orthopaedics; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 13.6% In Viralytics; Bone Loses Founder Dr Roger New, Phillip Wingate Appointed
Nov 27, 2014
Labor Policy: ‘Innovation Key To Jobs, Growth’; NHMRC Backs Alltrials Campaign; Alchemia Fondaparinux Q1 Profit Share Down 18% To $2m; Australian Hospitals Ready For Immuron IMM-142E Nash Trial; Viralytics Up To 21% Oppose Remuneration, Director Options; Invion Receives $790k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Genetic Technologies Takes Last Ironridge Note; Atcor Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Medibio (Bioprospect) ‘Material Contract’ Suspension
Nov 26, 2014
LBT Prepares For US FDA Pivotal APAS Trial; NRMA Trials Brain Resource Technology; Mesoblast AGM Faces 11% Director Options Dissent; Up To 13% Dissent To Uscom Chairman Dr Rob Phillips Rights; Baker Bros Takes 9% Of Circadian; Safety Medical’s 3D Medical Appoints Max Ghobrial CEO; Tony Hartnell Replaces Advanced Surgical’s John O’Meara
Nov 25, 2014
Dimerix Shelves IPO, Prepares To Treat 1st Kidney Patient; Benitec Lodges Appeal To European Patent Decision; Mesoblast Welcomes Japan Stem Cell Act; Phylogica Wins European Phylomer Library Patent; Safety Medical $5m For 3D Medical Imaging Back-Door Listing; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 13% Of Circadian; Packer & Co Increases, Diluted To 9% Of Circadian; Orthocell 36% Oppose Director Matthew Callahan Options; Up To 12% Dissent At Avexa AGM; Investors Underwrite Cynata’s Expiring Options; Bioprospect To Become Medibio, ‘Material Agreement’ Trading Halt; Genetic Technologies Loses CEO Alison Mew; Probiotec To Lose Founding CEO Wayne Stringer
Nov 24, 2014
Victoria State Election And State Biotechnology Policies; Genetic Technologies Dr Mervyn Jacobson Awaits Sentence; Acrux: ‘EMA Finds No Cardiac Risk From Testosterone Therapy’; Admedus Takes HPV Vaccine To Phase I Trial; Pharmaust Treats 2nd PPL-1 Cancer Patient; Clinical Genomics Wants Bowel Cancer Test Partners; Regeneus Streamlines, Reduces Costs, Headcount; Analytica Pericoach Available; Jonathan Lim Partly Underwrites Avexa Share Plan To $250k; Oncosil CEO Daniel Kenny Takes Dr Neil Frazer’s 12m Shares; Bank Of America, Merrill Lynch Reduce To 5% Of Suda
Nov 21, 2014
Dorsavi Earns First US Revenue; Calzada: ‘Metabolic, AOD9604 For Sale - Speed Preferred’; Up To 29% Of Starpharma Oppose CEO Rights; Up To 16% Dissent Against Invion Dr Mitchell Glass Options; Novogen Identifies Lead Anti-Cancer Candidate As ATM-3507; Medical Australia To Release 18.3m Escrow Shares
Nov 20, 2014
Genetic Signatures $15m IPO Opens; Immuron Completes 40-To-1 Consolidation; Nusep AGM For 3.6m Chair Options, Raft Of 28 Resolutions; Hartnell Family, Robinwood Take 35% Of Advanced Surgical; Novogen Loses Chair Iain Ross To ‘Conflict Of Interest’; CFO Daniel Hill Replaces LBT Co Sec Jamie Dreckow
Nov 19, 2014
Genetic Technologies Dr Mervyn Jacobson - Gaol Likely; Queensland Welcomes Stafford Fox $2.5m For Brain Institute; Bone Terminates Founder Proxima Deal – Reviewing Options; WEHI Shows Oats To Coeliac Link; Genetic Technologies Sells ‘Heritage’ Business For $2m; CLJE Takes 7% Of Advanced Surgical
Nov 18, 2014
Melbourne Uni Team Finds Genetic Cause For Rare Epilepsy; ASX Aggregator ‘Misinterprets’ Antisense Substantial; Ellex: Research Backs 2RT Laser Treatment For AMD; Ireland Becomes 13th Country To Approve Psivida’s Iluvien ; Pharmaust Joint PPL-1 IP With Unnamed Japanese Company; Prana PBT2 Huntington’s Results In Lancet, FDA Meeting; Pfizer Sues Mayne Over Dofetilide Anti-Arrhythmic Drug; Up To 16% Dissent Against Circadian Director Stock Plan; Up To 31% Oppose Living Cell Placement; Up To 23% Of Unilife Oppose Director Shares
Nov 17, 2014
Invion On-Track With 4 Programs; Women In Science Parkville Precinct For Gender Balance; Cellmid Licences Midkine To Zoetis For Pets; Starpharma Pleads Super-Schultz To ASX 25% Fall Query; Up To 17.5% Oppose 3m Calzada Director Options; Bioprospect Hires Michael Player For Depression Heart Test; Generation, Associates Below 5% Of Cochlear; Circadian Companies Increase, Diluted To 9% In Antisense
Nov 14, 2014
Proteomics IPO To Raise Up To $6m; GSK Invests $31m In Boronia Blow-Fill-Seal Manufacturing; ACRF Grants $9m To Four Institutions; UK Approves Viralytics Phase I Cavatak Bladder Cancer Trial; Carl Zeiss Pays Optiscan $258k For Endo-Microscope Sheath; Regeneus Australian Patent For Fat Stem Cells For Acne; Flextronics To Expand Unilife Production; Up To 15% Oppose Immuron Placement Capacity, Again; Up To 20% Of Prima Oppose 24m Director ‘Performance Rights’; NZ Pie Funds Take 7% Of Medical Australia; Simavita Appoints Craig Holland Director
Nov 13, 2014
Benitec Doses 2nd TT-034 Hep C Patient; 4D, Touchlight Deals; Impedimed $33m Underwritten 3-For-13 Rights Issue; UK Nice Sends Avita Recell Back To Large Area Wound XP Future; Osprey Avert Sales Underway, Trials On Track; Belgium Approves Psivida’s Iluvien For DME; Mesoblast Phase II Back Pain Data Presented; China Allows Starpharma Dendrimer Agro-Chemical Patent; Imugene Places $2.25m, Share Plan For More; 37% Of Biota Oppose Directors Russell Plum, Dr Jim Fox, Pay; Analytica Pericoach Launch Delay; Calzada Appoints Paul Brennan CEO; Lang Walker Takes 16% Of Medical Australia, NZ Windfall 14%; Correction: Agenix 
Nov 12, 2014
Neuren: ‘NNZ-2566 Phase II Safety, Efficacy For Rett Syndrome’; WEHI, Peter Mac, Garvan Block Neochromosomes; Melbourne Uni Shows Genetic Resistance To Typhoid; Admedus Regen Investors Legal Action; Novogen Raises $1.8m Of Hoped For $3m-$20m; Nasdaq Letter; Bionomics Survives 21.5% Remuneration Dissent; Up To 45% Of Patrys Oppose Chairman John Read; Patrys Appoints Dr James Campbell Director; Sienna Appoints Tony Di Pietro CFO; Agenix Loses Director Anthony Lee
Nov 11, 2014
Bionomics Takes-Back BNC210 From Ironwood; Rhinomed Turbine Wins CE Mark; Innate Doses 4 MS Patients, Appoints Dr Claudia Mansell; Avita Receives $1.4m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Benitec Pleads Schultz To ASX 40% Query, ASX Misses 35%; Up To 9% Oppose Anteo Placement Capacity, Options; Impedimed Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Alchemia’s Dr Tracie Ramsdale Replaces CEO Thomas Liquard; Daniel Kenny To Replace Oncosil CEO Dr Neil Frazer
Nov 10, 2014
Pharmaust Cleared To Restart Adelaide PPL-1 Cancer Trial; Invion Takes $17m Lind Equity Draw-Down Facility; Medical Australia Raises $2m; Correction: Biotech Daily Editorial; Bluechiip Cryo-Storage Agreement With Italy’s Siad Group; Neuren Requests NNZ-2566 Rett Trial Results Trading Halt; MC Management Takes 6% Of Admedus; Up To 15% Dissent At Alchemia AGM; Cynata To Release 10m ASX Escrow Shares; All Change At Regeneus
Nov 7, 2014
Biotech Daily Ninth Birthday Editorial; Gaol For Phosphagenics Three - Ogru, Gianello, Jiang; Novogen: ‘Cantrixil Effective For Ovarian Cancer In Mice’; Viralytics Cavatak, Checkpoint Inhibitor Efficacy In Mice; 6 Months Delay For Patrys PAT-SM6 Combination Cancer Trial; Up To 17% Of Nanosonics Oppose Director Dr David Fisher; Nasdaq: Genetic Technologies 45 Days For $US2.5m Equity Plan
Nov 6, 2014
Prima CVac 2nd Remission Overall Survival; Orthocell Claims To Grow Human Tendons; Miele Expands Nanosonics Trophon European Distribution; European Patents For Actinogen, Corticrine 11 Beta-HSD1; IP Australia Accepts Cynata Cymerus Manufacturing Patent; Circadian Completes $3.4m Rights Issue; Antisense Plan Raises $267k Of Hoped For $1.5m, $2m Total; Correction: Imugene; Resonance, UWA Win 2014 WA Innovator Gong For Hepafat-Scan; Prof David Craik Wins $80k GSK Award For Cyclotides
Nov 5, 2014
Genetic Technologies Dr Mervyn Jacobson ‘Guilty’; Phosphagenics $6m Theft Sentencing Adjourned; Federal Government: $354m For 941 ARC Grants; Imugene Placement For $2.25m, Share Plan, Her-Vaxx Trial; Bioprospect, UNSW Heart Rate For Depression Diagnosis Trial; Biotron Rights Issue Raises $4m; Phylogica Expects $1.9m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Veritas Takes 6.6% Of Cochlear; Dorsavi Appoints Dave Wildermuth Chief Marketing Officer
Nov 4, 2014
Nusep, Prime Separate; Partners With Minitüb For Animal IVF; EMA Delays Tissue Therapies Vitrogro For Christmas Holidays; Reproductive Health Buys Back Unmarketable Parcels; Hunter Hall Takes More Profit To 10% In Sirtex; Kathryn Andrews, Phillip Hains Replace Prana Richard Revelins
Nov 3, 2014
October BDI-40 Down 6%, ASX200 Up 4%, Big Caps Up 6% - Medical Developments Up 23%, Alchemia Down 86%, Benitec Down 43%; Federal Government Commercialization Advice, $1m Grants; Impedimed Jumps 94% On $129 L-Dex Reimbursement; Singapore Approves Early Access For Admedus Cardiocel; IDT To Buy 23 Generic Drugs, $15m Placement, $3m Share Plan; Cytomatrix, Heiq J-V For 3-D Stem Cells; Living Cell Completes NTCell Parkinson’s Recruitment; Benitec Licences ddRNAi To Circuit Therapeutics For Pain; Novogen ASX Placement Trading Halt; Imugene Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Tissue Therapies Appoints Timothy Hughes Director; Alchemia Drops 3m Director Options, Pay Rise Resolutions
Oct 31, 2014
Victoria Backs Brandon MRCF $200m Biotech Translation Fund; WEHI Apoptosis Research Leads To New Disease Targets; Starpharma Share Plan $3.5m Takes Total Raised To $21.5m; Analytica Rights Raise $2.56m Taking Total To $3.4m; Advanced Surgical Wins $1.6m NSW Medical Device Fund Grant; Heartware Q3 Revenue Up 25% To $78m; Bluechiip Appoints Glory Biotech South Korea Distributor; Hockings Take 25.5% Of Phylogica
Oct 30, 2014
J&J Opens Asia Pacific Innovation Centres For Collaboration; Pharmaxis Starts 3rd Phase III Bronchitol Cystic Fibrosis Trial; German Eye Advocacy Group Backs Ellex Canaloplasty; Analytica Ready For 100-Patient Pericoach Incontinence Trial; Mesoblast To Release 70k Escrow Shares; Virax 40m M-D Options, Prescient Name Change AGM; Isonea AGM For 11m Director Options; Bioxyne AGM For 2.6m Director Options; IDT Takes Acquisition, Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; Advanced Surgical Requests ‘Significant Funding’ Trading Halt; Julie Phillips Elected Ausbiotech Chair, New Directors; Resonance CSO Prof Timothy St Pierre Resigns As Director
Oct 29, 2014
Genetic Technologies Dr Mervyn Jacobson Awaits Verdict; Melbourne Uni Blood Test For Alzheimer’s Disease; Prof Sam Berkovic, Prof Ingrid Scheffer Share $300k PM Prize; Starpharma $4.2m R&D Tax Refund, Ansell Condoms In Shops; Rhinomed Plan For $1.6m Raises $586k, Total Raised $5m; ASIC: ‘Mariposa Fined $4k On Accounts’; Clinical Genomics Appoints Biochain China Distributor; Wales NHS Guidelines Positive For Nanosonics Trophon; Ausbiotech Calls For Investment Conference Registration; Patrys CFO Roger McPherson Acting CEO; Ausbiotech: Dr Chris Nave, Uscom, Atomo Win J&J Awards
Oct 28, 2014
Monash Becomes Pfizer’s 1st Non-US Innovation Centre; Psivida Receives $28m Iluvien Milestone; Up To 24% Of Sirtex Oppose 60% Directors Pool Increase; GI Dynamics Applies To Trade On Nasdaq; Baillieu Holst Re-Initiates Bioprospect Research Coverage; OBJ AGM For 45m Directors’ Performance Rights; Probiotec 2nd Strike Board Spill AGM; IDT Requests Acquisition, Capital Raising Halt
Oct 24, 2014
FDA Clears Antisense Path For ATL1102 For Multiple Sclerosis; Resmed Q1 Revenue Up 6% To $434m, Profit Up 3%; Acrux Axiron Q3 Sales Down 11% To $41m; Brandon’s MRCF $1m To Auspherix For Anti-Bacterials; Advanced Surgical Raises $1m, Name Change AGM; Analytica Receives $989k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Clinuvel Requests European Regulatory Trading Halt; Mesoblast AGM For 240k, $385k Director Options; Viralytics AGM For 1.2m Director Options; Suda AGM For 2.75m Joseph Ohayon ‘Performance Rights’; Sietsma Takes 9% Of Phylogica; Pharmaust Re-Appoints, Re-Elects Dr Wayne Best Director; Solagran Appoints Dr Ian Nisbet Director
Oct 23, 2014
Bio-Melbourne: ‘Nimble Network To Fight Infectious Disease’; Calzada Files For Novosorb FDA Approval, BARDA Funding; GI Dynamics 10-For-1 US Consolidation EGM; Dr John Chiplin Replaces Cynata Director Howard Digby; Imugene Director Dr Nick Ede Steps Down To Executive; Acuvax 6-Day Director Nigel Lee Steps Down To Advisor; Alchemia’s Prof Tracey Brown Wins Telstra Gong
Oct 22, 2014
Genetic Signatures Up To $15m For Molecular Diagnostics; Novogen: ‘TRX-E-009-1 Kills Paediatric Cancer In-Vitro’; Pharmaust Treats 2 Dogs In Ppl-1 Canine Cancer Trial; BPH Energy Has Less Than One Quarter Cash; Orthocell AGM For 2.1m Director Options; Phylogica AGM For 6.5m CEO Options, Directors’ Fees
Oct 21, 2014
Hatchtech Phase II Trial Kills 100% Of Head Lice Eggs; Pharmaust’s First Cancer Patient Dies, PPL-1 Trial Delay; Clinical Genomics, CSIRO Bowel Cancer Blood Test Agreement; Circadian 1.5m CEO Dr Megan Baldwin Options, Plans AGM; Bluechiip Loses 2nd CEO Dr Jason Chaffey, Japan Contract; Dr Tracey Mynott, Myeng Take 15% Of Anatara; Ausbiotech’s Dr Anna Lavelle Elected ATSE Fellowship 
Oct 20, 2014
Antisense ‘Higher, Longer ATL1103 Dose For Acromegaly’; Starpharma Dep-Docetaxel Longer Duration, Fewer Spikes; Sirtex Completes ‘Toxicity-Free’ Kidney Cancer Dosing; Canada Approves Admedus Cardiocel; LBT Wins $250k South Australia Grant For Woundvue; Avita 2nd Strike Board Spill AGM; Dr Mel Bridges, Parma Take 5% Of Anatara
Oct 17, 2014
Virax To Buy TCN-P Cancer Drug For $343k, $2.3m Shares; Federal Government: $580m NHMRC Grants; Calzada Name-Change To Polynovo, 3m Director Options AGM; Actinogen Cortricine Acquisition AGM; Hunter Hall Takes More Profit To 11% In Sirtex; Nusep Appoints Mark Gell Director; Acuvax Appoints Nigel Lee For Activistic Funds Collection
Oct 16, 2014
Anatara Lists To Develop Pineapple Stems For Diarrhoea; Federal Government $17.9m For CSIRO-Monash Group; Nanosonics Q1 Revenue Up 19% To $6m, Cash Flow Positive; Universal Biosensors Record Q1 Strip Fees Of $1.6m; Novogen To Raise $10m Through ASX Bookbuild; Dorsavi OH&S Service Wins New Contracts; Starpharma 1.5m CEO Rights, 22% Directors Fees AGM
Oct 15, 2014
Federal Action Plan: TGA To Accept ‘Trusted’ Regulation; Comment: Cochlear, Medicines Australia, Biotech Daily - Ausbiotech Welcomes Tax, Regulatory Changes; Biotron 2-For-9 Rights Issue For $4m; Immuron Ready For Two Phase II Imm-142e Fatty Liver Trials; CSL 11% Oppose CEO Paul Perreault $3m ‘Performance’ Stock; Auspherix, Domainex Work On Antibiotic-Resistant Infections; Antisense Receives $1.14m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Virax Requests ‘Material Transaction’ Trading Halt; Hunter Hall Takes 8% Of GI Dynamics; UBS AG ‘Returns’ 2.6m Acrux Shares To 8%
Oct 14, 2014
Bionomics: ‘Pre-Clinical Bnc105 Combination Tumor Efficacy’; Reproductive’s Embryocellect IVF Test Ready For Launch; Australian Patent For Prima, Immutep LAG-3 Technology; Admedus 180% Directors Fees AGM; Immuron 40-To-1 Consolidation AGM; Federal Government ‘Action Plan For Australia's Future’; Bone Aggregates Unmarketable Parcel Shares; Analytica Around Australia Pericoach Tour
Oct 13, 2014
Dr Richard Treagus Revives Biotech Capital For Biotech; Medical Australia 1-For-10 Rights Issue For $6m; Biotron Capital Raising Trading Halt; Analytica, Sportsmed Work On Pelvic Floor, Data Collection; UBS AG Takes 9.6% Of Acrux; AMP Reduces To 5% In Acrux; Prima AGM For 24m Director Rights, Placement, Bergen Shares
Oct 10, 2014
Biotron Jumps 90% On BIT225 ‘Undetectable’ Hepatitis C Levels; Alchemia Phase III Ha-Irinotecan Cancer Trial Locked; Living Cell Partner Otsuka Lends Joint Venture Up To $38m; Admedus Appoints John Seaberg, Wayne Paterson Directors
Oct 9, 2014
Ex-Phosphagenics Dr Esra Ogru ‘Guilty’, ‘Why?’, Expect Gaol; Sirtex Completes Sirflox, Results In June 2015; Regeneus Rebuts ABC-TV 7.30 Stem Cells Report; J&J Pays $US1.75b For D3 Investment Alios; Analytica Wins CE Mark For Pericoach; Victoria Launches Heart Hospital, Medical Technology, Vision; Australian Patent For OBJ’s Magnetic Cleaning Technology; Dr Larry Marshall Replaces CSIRO CEO Dr Megan Clark
Oct 8, 2014
CSL $210m Broadmeadows Expansion For $683m PA Output; Living Cell Placement Raises $3m, Share Plan; Acuvax Completes Activistic Acquisition; US Patent For Imugene’s Her-Vaxx; Clarification: Regeneus; Nusep Banks $1.2m Andrew Goodall Note, Loan, Prime Debt; Rhinomed Appoints Two South-East Asia Distributors; Benitec Appoints Georgina Kilfoil For TT-034 Hep C Enrolment
Oct 7, 2014
WEHI Molecule Prevents Inflammatory Cell Death; Phosphagenics: ‘Phase II Acne Trial Endpoint Not Significant’; Regeneus Falls 57%, Requests ABC-TV 7.30 Report Trading Halt; GI Dynamics EU Endobarrier Shipments Halted, Systems Review; Atcor Sphygmocor For US Obesity Cholesterol Trial; Unilife Signs Sanofi 15-Year Wearable Injector Deal; Anteo AGM For 17m Director Options; Tissue Therapies 9% Oppose Placement; Progen 2nd Strike Board Spill AGM
Oct 6, 2014
$9.5m Circadian In $17.4m Placement, Rights Issue; GI Dynamics EU Endobarrier Shipments Halted, Systems Review; Unilife Draws Down Early Orbimed $11.5m; Acorn Reduces, Diluted To 8% Of Starpharma; Safety Medical Proceeds With Backdoor 3-D Printing; Bioprospect $3.5m Commitments For Heart-Mental Illness Test
Oct 3, 2014
WEHI, France’s Servier Collaborate On Blood Cancers; Analytica $850k Placement, $3.17m Rights Issue; Correction: Prima; Victoria Sends 23 Organizations To Chicago Advamed Meeting; Unilife AGM For 4m CEO Alan Shortall Shares; Schroder, Associates Reduce To 5% Of Cochlear
Oct 2, 2014
Bergen Helps Prima Acquire Immutep For $32m Cash, Scrip; T-Cell Response Takes Admedus HSV-2 Vaccine To Phase II; Ansell Ready To Market Starpharma Vivagel Condom; Reva Says Fantom Stent Will Be Superior To Competitors; Genera, Beckman Coulter Agreement, Richard Hannebery CEO; Bio-Melbourne Devices, Diagnostics Partnering Forum; Narhex From HIV, Coal, Gold, Diamonds To Respiratory ‘Apps’; Biota’s Dr Joseph Patti Starts On $571k, Russell Plumb On $286k; Pharmaust PPL-1 Dog Cancer Trial Begins; Healthlinx Acquires Manalto Social Media Business; Circadian Requests ‘Funding Event’ Trading Halt; Bioprospect Requests ‘Capital Raising’ Trading Halt
Oct 1, 2014
September BDI-40 Down 4%, ASX200 Down 6%, Big Caps Down 0.75% - Living Cell Up 32%, Clinuvel Up 31%, Biotron Down 26%; European Guidelines Recommend Sirtex Sir-Spheres; WEHI: ‘JAK Inhibitors Can Treat 80% Of Bowel Cancers’; Mesoblast Partner JCR Files For JR-031 GVHD Japan Approval; Novogen Takes FDA Advice On Cantrixil For Ovarian Cancer; Genetic Technologies Launches Brevagenplus In The US; Allan Gray Takes 16% Of Starpharma; Analytica Takes Capital Raising Trading Halt To Suspension
Sep 30, 2014
Ascend $11m IPO For Skin, Breast Cancer; EMA Finds More Tissue Therapies Vitrogro Questions; SA Uni, Sementis Work On Virus, Allergy, Cancer Vaccines; Proctor & Gamble Launch 1st OBJ Magnetic Cosmetic; Viralytics Cavatak Combination Mouse Efficacy; Correction: Bionomics; Patrys Anti-Cancer Compound PAT-LM1 Australian Patent; Up To 27% Oppose Genetic Technologies Ironridge Notes; MC Management Takes 5% Of Admedus; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On Infection Readiness
Sep 29, 2014
FDA Psivida Iluvien Approval Triggers $29m Payment; Bionomics BNC105 Combination Cancer Biomarkers ; Viralytics Claims Cavatak Phase II Melanoma Efficacy; Advanced Surgical 23-For-50 Rights Issue For $1m; Dimerix Ready For Phase II DMX200 Kidney Disease Trial; Living Cell, Auckland Uni Neuro-Degeneration Collaboration; Bluechiip Plan Raises $763k, Takes Total To $1.863m; MR Marketing Optiscan-Based Cell-Live Imaging; Calzada, TGA Rule Change Impact On AOD9604; IM Medical Delay In Becoming Data Centre; Biota’s Patti, Plum, Fox Shuffle Jobs, Richard Hill Retires; Bone’s Oral Parathyroid Hormone Not Found In Blood Tests; Analytica Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; OBJ Requests ‘Product Launch’ Trading Halt
Sep 26, 2014
Clinuvel Expects European Scenesse Result Next Month; Reva Notes, Options To Raise $55m; Psivida Sales Of Iluvien For DME In France In Doubt; Antisense: ‘Patersons Underwrites $1m Of $1.5m Plan’ ; Rhinomed Appoints Interfusion Turbine Colombia Distributor; QRX 2nd  Strike Board Spill AGM; Sirtex AGM For 73k, $1.6m CEO Rights, Directors Pay Up 60%
Sep 25, 2014
Antisense Places $1m, Plan For $1.5m More; Regeneus Receives $3.7m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Jason Peterson, Professional Payment Take 14% Of Sun Bio; Deloitte, Bio-Pharmaceuticals Australia Roadshow
Sep 24, 2014
Neuren Expects November Rett Syndrome Results; Sirtex Declares 14c Fully-Franked Final Dividend; Invion, 3m Complete Inhaled INV102 Feasibility Studies; Ibsen, Narula Take 7% Of Optiscan; Patrys To Lose M-D Dr Marie Roskrow; Greg Tunny Replaces Isonea CEO Stephen Tunnell, Update; Genetic Tech: David Carter, Dr Lindsay Wakefield Directors; Sharon Papworth Replaces Acrux CFO, Co Sec Tony Di Pietro
Bionomics Acquires Distressed Prestwick For $391k; Invion: ‘Interim Data Shows INV102 Safe For Asthma’; Optiscan Raises $750k; Antisense Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; US Patent For Circadian, Vegenics VEGFR-3 Trap Molecules; Living Cell Appoints Three Professors For NTCell Advice; Virax Appoints Prof Douglas Joshua To Advisory Board; Regeneus Opens Singapore Clinic, Appoints Dr Patrick Goh 
Sep 22, 2014
Starpharma Placement Raises $18m, Share Plan For $5m More; Primary Pays $2m For Genetic Technologies Heritage Business; Benitec, CSIRO Appeal Euro Decision On Graham Patent; Clinuvel Presents Scenesse To Europe’s CHMP Tomorrow; Progen Progresses To 3rd PG545 Solid Tumor Cohort; Advanced Surgical To Distribute Small Bones Products; Bluechiip Claims More Sales, Micronic Project On-Track; Optiscan Requests Fundraising Trading Halt
Sep 19, 2014
LBT Starts Automated Plate Assessment Clinical Trials; Clinuvel Singapore J-V For Paediatric Scenesse, CUV9900
Sep 18, 2014
Acrux Falls As Much As 31% On FDA Testosterone Meeting; Osprey Launches Avert Plus ‘Smart’ Syringe Monitor System; Cynata Licences Stem Cells From Cellular Dynamics; GI Dynamics: ‘Endobarrier Reduces Heart Risk’; Starpharma Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Suda Wins ISO 9001:2008 Certification; Rhinomed Appoints Trisports Japan Turbine Distributor; Bioxyne Appoints Ian Brown Probiotics Consultant ; Mark Peatey Replaces ITL Director Sanjay Sehgal
WEHI Trials Denosumab For BRCA Mutation Breast Cancer; Federal Minister Ian Macfarlane Backs Eye Research, Hospira; Universal Biosensors Blood Coagulation Test Delayed; Nanosonics Trophon ‘3-Fold More Effective Than Wipes’; Healthlinx Appoints Timothy Chapman Director; Medicines Australia Appoints Liberal Staffer Tim James CEO; Asia Union Increases, Diluted To 8% Of Tissue Therapies
David Miles Leads Review Of Cooperative Research Centres; W.H.O. Funds Vaxxas Polio Nanopatch Trials; FDA Agrees Faster Avita Recell Burns Trial; FDA To Respond To Antisense ATL1102 For MS; Euro Patent; Australian Patent For Orthocell Ortho-ATI; Medline Wins $277k Lorien Contract For Simavita System; Biota: ‘Loss Of Barda Contract Delays Annual Report’; Clinuvel Pleads Retropin Bid To ASX 31.7% Query; Mining Invest, Elias Leo Khouri Below 5% Of Bioprospect
Genetic Technologies $2m Notes, Restructure, Name Change; Compumedics, Beijing Bestmed Sign 3-Year $5.6m Contract; Imugene Her-Vaxx Ready For Clinical Trial Production; Resonance $650k Shortfall Takes Total Raised To $1.9m; Bernard Stang Lightens To 9% Of Nanosonics; Cogstate Loses Rodolfo Chapa; Quixote Shares To Dolby, Myer; Avita Requests ‘Regulatory Update’ Trading Halt
WEHI Discovers Cartilage Role In Rheumatoid Arthritis; Prime Minister Abbott Opens Doherty Institute; October For Alchemia Phase III HA-irinotecan Cancer Results; Retropin Takes 8% Of Target Clinuvel In Tiny Trades; CSL $3m CEO Options, Rights; 20% Directors Fees Hike AGM; Cochlear $1.6m Dr Chris Roberts Stock, $500k Prof Byrne AGM; CB Co, Curran Super Fund Reduces To 13% Of Atcor; Simavita Loses Chairman Peter Cook; Actinogen Appoints Vincent Ruffles Clinical Research Head
Ausbiotech Gold Coast Octoberfest Registration Opens; Medical Developments Appoints Galen UK Distributor; Cogstate Recruitment Contract For Alzheimer’s Trial; Regeneus Launches KVax Dog Cancer Vaccine; Sun Adds Asthma Genetics To Drug Testing; Bluechiip Ex-M-D, Brett Schwarz Below 5%; GI Dynamics Appoints Daniel Moore Director; Michael Graham Replaces Nusep Director Prakash Patel; Psivida Elects Dr James Barry Director; Genetic Technologies Takes Fund Raising Halt To Suspension
Burnet Chair Alastair Lucas Stands Down; Victoria Opens Applications For Four $150k Fellowships; Hunter Hall Takes 10% Of Alchemia; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 12.5% In Viralytics; Mining Invest, Elias Leo Khouri Down To 9% Of Bioprospect; Calzada Loses Director Dr Roger Aston To Oncosil
Virax To Reactivate GGTI-2418 FDA IND For Breast Cancer; Avexa Manufactures Special Access ATC For HIV; Regeneus Plan Raises $3m, Takes Total To $6m; Pharmaust Begins PPL-1 Dog Cancer Trial; Isonea Pleads Schultz To 31% Fall Query, Cashed-Up; Genetic Technologies Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Ron Dewhurst, Kroy Wen (Back) Take 6% Of Rhinomed; Oncosil Changes: Roger Aston, Neil Frazer, Martin Rogers
Genetic Technologies Dr Mervyn Jacobson Pleads ‘Not Guilty’; Olivia Newton-John Institute Opens, Victoria Grants $4.5m; US Army Approves Neuren Phase II Concussion Trial; Invion 30mg INV103 Ineffective For Mild Lupus, Stronger Dose; Bluechiip Placement Raises $1.1m, Share Plan For More; Pharmaxis: ‘Bronchitol Benefit For High Risk Bronchiectasis’; Imugene Appoints Vienna University For Her-Vaxx Pre-Clinical; Viralytics Appoints Peter Turvey, Malcolm McColl Directors - Replacing Dr Phillip Altman And Peter Molloy; Impedimed Appoints Dr Frank Vicini Chief Medical Officer; Bioprospect Heart Rate Depression Test, Dr James Campbell 
Federal Court Backs Myriad, Genetic Technologies BRCA Case; FDA Orphan Status For Prana PBT2 For Huntington’s Disease; Correction: Reproductive Health; Bionomics Receives $7.5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Westpac, Associates Take 6% Of Mayne Pharma
Sep 4, 2014
Genera HPV, Respiratory Tests To TGA; STI Tests, More To Come; Reproductive Health: ‘Sales This Year, Profit In 2017’; Ascend Plans Basal Cell, Breast Cancer Trials For 2015; Tissue Therapies Pleads Schultz To ASX 21% Query; Sweden Approves Psivida’s Iluvien For DME; Uscom: ‘Four Studies Support Broad Monitor Applications’; Resonance Joins US Liver Disease Forum; Constables Below 5% Of Antisense; Bioprospect Requests ‘Restructure’ Trading Halt 
Sep 3, 2014
Antisense ATL1103 Phase II ‘Success’ For Acromegaly; WEHI Shows Antibiotic Emetine Blocks Malaria Proteins; Impedimed Jumps 49% On CPT Category 1 Reimbursement Code; Cynata Begins Euro Process, Listed Option Trading; Orthocell To File For Japan, EU Approval In 2015; Atcor Wins French Trial For Sphygmocor; Nasdaq Non-Compliance Letter For Genetic Technologies 
Sep 2, 2014
Hatchtech Trials Prove One-Shot Head Lice, Egg Treatment; ARC $546k Grant For Phylogica, UQ Phylomer Tumor Project; Nanosonics Pleads Revenue, Meetings To ASX 11% Query; Immuron Reduces Hadasit Royalty ; CEO Harry Rosen Diluted To 5% Of Phosphagenics


Sep 1, 2014
August BDI-40 Up 11%, ASX200 Down 0.1%, Big Caps Up 9% - Bionomics Up 31%, Tissue Therapies Up 28%, Compumedics Down 25%; Rhinomed Placement Raises $3.4m, Share Plan For $1.6m More; Universal Biosensors Receives $8m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Suda Revenue Up 115% To $9m, Loss Up 23% To $2m; Cyclopharm H1 Revenue Up 37% To $6.6m, Loss To $923k Profit; Advanced Surgical Revenue Up 11% To $8m, Loss Down 89%; Cellmid Revenue Up 267% To $3m, Loss Down 3.5% To $1.5m; Immuron Revenue Up 597% To $1m, Loss Down 28% To $2.5m; Nusep Revenue Down 7% To $851k, Loss Up 109% To $4m; Genera Revenue Up 208% To $207k, Loss Up 9% To $2.5m; Perpetual Sells 15m Resmed Shares, Down To 5%; Antisense Requests ATL1103 Acromegaly Results Trading Halt; Mesoblast Appoints Charlie Harrison Co Sec; Kevin Baum Replaces Acuvax Director Alex Bajada
Aug 29, 2014
Ex-Phosphagenics CEO Dr Esra Ogru Bail Extended; Benitec TT034 Hepatitis C Trial: ‘More Delays, More Trial Sites’; Ellex Revenue Up 27% To $54m, Loss To Profit Of $788k; Atcor Revenue Down 44% To $5m, Profit Turns To $2m Loss; Alchemia Fondaparinux Sales Up 2% To $10m; Alchemia Revenue Down 35% To $16m, Loss Down 45% To $7m; Genetic Technologies Revenue Down 34% To $5m, Loss Up 9%; Medical Australia Revenue Up 30% To $12m, Loss To $105k Profit; LBT Revenue Down 11% To $4m, Profit Down 38% To $331k; Avita Sales Down, Revenue Down 19% To $3m, Loss Down To $5m; Phylogica Revenue Up 5% To $826k, Loss Down 5% To $3m; Circadian Revenue Down 24% To $878k, Loss Down 16% To $4m; Dorsavi Revenue Up 42% To $2.6m, Loss Up 14% To $2.5m; Unilife Revenue Up 436% To $16m, Loss Down 8% To $62m; Michael Dale To Replace GI Dynamics CEO Stuart Randle
Aug 28, 2014
Victoria To Allow Medical Cannabis Trials; Federal Government, ARC Open Monash Bio-Nano Centre; Japan Allows Phylogica Peptide Phylomer Patent; Pharmaxis Anti-Inflammatory PXS4728A ‘In The Clinic In 2015’; Pharmaxis Revenue Up 56% To $5m, Loss Up 19% To $52m; Admedus Revenue Up 7% To $8m, Loss Up 239% To $8m; Resonance Revenue Up 35% To $2m, Loss Down 65% To $72k; Pharmaust Revenue Up 17% To $2m, Loss Up 156% To $1.3m; Cryosite Revenue Up 4% To $26m, Profit Down 18% To $2m; Bluechiip Pleads Schultz To ASX 191% Query; Unilife Pleads Schultz To ASX 20% Query; Rhinomed Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; LBT Appoints Daniel Hill CFO
Aug 27, 2014
Actinogen To Acquire Scotland’s Corticrine For Alzheimer’s; AFL Approves Regeneus Hiqcell For Injuries; Imugene Appoints Ex-Alchemia’s Charles Walker CEO; Unnamed Company To Study Anteo Mix&Go For Diagnostic; Optiscan Completes Microscope Sterility Sheath Tests; Och-Ziff Takes 19.7% Of Brain Resource; Compumedics Revenue Up 14% To $31m, Loss To $909k Profit; Mayne Pharma Revenue Up 72% To $143m, Loss To $21m Profit; Impedimed Revenue Up 22% To $3.6m, Loss Down 6% To $8m; Rhinomed 1st Sales, Revenue Down 3% To $291k, Loss Down 82%; Phosphagenics H1 Revenue Down 23% To $712k, Loss Down 54%; Pharmaust Releases 330m Escrow Shares; Medical Australia Chairman Gary Lewis To Retire
Aug 26, 2014
St Vincent’s Isolate Diabetes-Causing Immune Cells; Actinogen Requests Acquisition, Capital Raising Halt; Mesoblast Revenue Down 10% To $26m, Loss Up 31% To $81m; Anteo Revenue Up 43% To $2.6m, Loss Up 14% To $2.5m; Progen Revenue Up 64% To $6m, Loss Down 14% To $2m; US Court Rules For Genetic Technologies Against GSK ; ANSTO Settles With Cyclopharm For $2.65m; Harding Loevner Below 5% In Cochlear; IM Medical Drops White Data For ADX; Reproductive Health Appoints Sue MacLeman Director; Mayne Appoints Prof Bruce Robinson Director
Aug 25, 2014
Orthocell: ‘Ortho-ATI Durability For Tennis Elbow’; Ming Hao Zheng, Ying Fan Take 9%, Jia Xun Xu 6% Of Orthocell; Acuvax Raises $800k For Activistic Collection, Back To ASX; TGA Lists Uscom BP+ On Register; Patrys Plans Combination PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Trial ; Anteo Mix&Go Patent, Provisional Patent Applications; Mayne Appoints Dr Ilana Stancovski CSO; Regeneus Revenue Up 18% To $2m, Loss Up 45% To $7.5m; Paul Hodgkinson Replaces Mesoblast CFO Jenni Pilcher; Alchemia Appoints Jenni Pilcher CFO; LBT Appoints Dr Patti Doherty For US Trials
Aug 22, 2014
Ex-Phosphagenics Dr Esra Ogru Pleads Guilty To Deception; Brain Revenue Down 26% To $3m, Loss Up 12% To $2m; Correction: Nanosonics - Revenue Up 46% To $26m, Loss Down 55% To $3m; Hunter Hall Takes Profit, Reduces To 12% In Sirtex; Suda Hopes For Artimist Partner, Who Inclusion; Probiotec Revenue Up 1% To $68m, Profit Up 51% To $1m; Medical Developments Signs PSUK As Distributor; FDA Clears Isonea Sonosentry1 As O-T-C Detector, Patent; IM Medical Requests Acquisition, Capital Raising Halt
Aug 20, 2014
CDPP Details Ogru, Gianello, Jiang Phosphagenics Invoices; Sirtex Revenue Up 31% To $131m, Profit Up 31% To $24m; South Africa Approval For Acrux Estramist For Menopause; IDT Revenue Flat At $13m, Loss Up 24% To $7m; Cogstate Revenue Down 1.2% To $12m, Loss Up 99% To $4m; Brain Adds 5 US Addiction Centres
Aug 19, 2014
Bionomics $3m Maiden Profit On Revenue Up 133% To $28m; Regeneus Register Shows 2-Year Hiqcell Joint Benefit; Innate Ready To Start Phase IIb MIS416 MS Trial; Medline’s First US Commercial Order Of Simavita Diagnostic; Antisense Hires Destum For Partnering, Licencing Deals; Analytica Appoints US Clinical Advisory Board
Aug 18, 2014
Living Cell Implants 2nd NTCell Parkinson’s Patient; Regeneus Placement Raises $3m, Share Plan For $3m More; Genera, Incelldx ‘Strategic Alliance’; Phylogica, Genentech Undisclosed Drug Discovery Project; Reva Raising $25m For 2014 Fantom Stent Trial; Uscom Revenue Up 67% To $1m, Loss Up 11% To $1.5m; Benitec Pleads Schultz To ASX 13% Query, ASX Misses 13%; Anteo Appoints Josh Soldo Scientific Affairs V-P
Aug 15, 2014
WEHI Identifies MCL1 To Control Killer Cells ; GI Dynamics H1 Revenue Up 149% To $1.7m, Loss Up 20% To $24m; Living Cell Revenue Up 0.5% To $8m, Loss Up 128% To $7m; Perpetual Sells 15m Resmed Shares, Down To 6%; Sirtex Breaks $20, Perpetual Takes Profit, Below 5% ; Cellmid Issues 600k More Shares To Brynne Edelsten
Aug 14, 2014
QRX Ends Dual Opioid Moxduo Program, $3m For Alternatives; Admedus WA Facility Ships 1st Cardiocel To The US; Genetic Technologies, Histogenetics Settle Patent Case ; Cogstate $800k Cognition Contract With Unnamed Company; Itl Revenue Up 4% To $26m, Profit Down 18% To $2m; Executive Chairman Bill Mobbs Takes 39% Of ITL; Australian Super Takes 6% Of Orthocell
Aug 13, 2014
CSL Record Profit Up 8% To $1.4bn, Revenue Up 8% To $6bn
Aug 12, 2014
Neuren Prepares For US IND For NNZ-2591; FSHD $300k Takes Novogen To Neuro-Muscular Indications; Orthocell Opens On ASX, China Royalty, Substantials; Brendan Moran Takes 6% Of LBT; Correction: Nanosonics
Aug 11, 2014
Phosphagenics Dr Esra Ogru Deception Conspiracy Trial; Orthocell Raises $8m To List On ASX Tomorrow; Agenix Sells AGX-1009 For Hep B To China’s Cinkate For $2m; Phosphagenics TPM-Oxymorphone Pharmaco-Kinetic Study; Allan Gray Takes 12% Of Nanosonics
Aug 8, 2014
Clinuvel Rebuffs Retropin $95m Offer: ‘Not Enough’; NHMRC Details Federal Government $200m For Dementia; Hunter Hall Takes 6% Of GI Dynamics; Suda Loses Director Ken Robson
Aug 7, 2014
US NIH Funds Mesoblast End-Stage Heart Failure Trial; Japan Approves Nanosonics Trophon EPR; Pharmaust Treats First Ppl-1 Cancer Patient; Bluechiip, St Micro Move To High Volume Tag Production; Calzada Expects Loss Up 67%, Hunting Key Staff; Damien, Justin Haakman, Dussman Take 43% Of Simavita
Aug 6, 2014
Paladin Launches Immuron’s Travelan In Canada; Life Sciences QLD, Translational Research Conference; Regeneus Requests $6m Capital Raising Trading Halt
Aug 5, 2014
Cochlear Revenue Up 7% To $805m, Profit Down 17% To $109.5m; Cogstate $7m Rater-Training Contract; Ellex Expects $54m Full Year Revenue, Loss To $1m Profit; O’Brien Institute ‘Frontiers In Human Engineering Symposium’; Phosphagenics Over-Subscribed Share Plan Raises $3m; Probiotec Chairman Maurice Van Ryn Resigns; Dr Katrin Leadley Replaces Heatware CMO Dr David Hathaway 
Aug 4, 2014
Biota’s LANI ’Flu Drug ‘No Significant Benefit Over Placebo’; New Indications For Osprey Avert Dye Reduction System ; Bio-Melbourne Hosts Dr Thomas Lönngren On EU Regulation; Pharmaxis Sues Financier Novaquest; Unilife ‘Completes’ Equity Draw-Down Facility ; Bennelong ‘Revises’ Resmed Substantial Calculation To 2.7%; Medical Australia Appoints Dr Amy Crouch Vet Manager
Jul 31, 2014
US Safe Status For Calzada’s Troublesome AOD9604; Biotech Daily Appendix 4C Quarterly Reports Policy; Unilife Has One Quarter Cash; Genera Has Almost Two Quarters Cash - Sales, Merger; Genetic Technologies Has One Quarter Cash, ‘Transactions’
Jul 30, 2014
BRIL Group: ‘Set Aside 25% Of MRFF For Commercialization’; GI Dynamics Enrols 1st Patients In French Endobarrier Trial; Medical Australia Q4 Cash Flow Positive; Progen: ‘Medigen PI-88 Trial Goes On Despite Interim Results’; Hunter Hall Takes 9% Of Alchemia
Jul 29, 2014
Burnet, Germany’s Artes Collaborate On Malaria Vaccine; Nanosonics 12-Month Sales Up 44% To $21.5m; Mayne To Distribute IDT’s Generic Temozolomide In The US; Norway Approves, Portugal Pays For Psivida Iluvien For DME; Antisense Completes Phase II ATL1103 Acromegaly Dosing; US Patent For Imugene’s Her-Vaxx
Jul 28, 2014
Retropin Offers $92-95m For $71m Clinuvel; Progen Falls 76% As PI-88 Fails To Meet Liver Cancer Endpoints; Tissue Therapies Files EU Answers - Response Within 90 Days; Cynata Contracts Uni Of Wisconsin For Stem Cell Shelf Life; Changes Delay Phosphagenics Opioid Trials; Prana Deregisters $22m Shares; Vale Clinuvel Director Jack Wood; Medical Development Director Maurice Van Ryn Resigns
Jul 25, 2014
Acrux Axiron H2 Sales Up 3% To $92m; LBT Plan Raises $517k, Total $2m; Novogen Hires Regis, Pharmaceutics Int For Cantrixil; Reva Director James Schiro Resigns For Health Reasons; Acrux Appoints Michael Kotsanis CEO, M-D
Jul 24, 2014
Patrys PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Study, CSIRO Cell Lines; Admedus Has 66% Of Vaccine Company (Formerly Coridon); Universal Bio H1 Revenue Down 75% To $3m, Loss Down 9.5%
Jul 23, 2014
Biotron ‘BIT225 Reduces Immune Impairment, Cognition Potential’; Antisense Closes ATL1102 Stem Cell Mobilization Program; Macquarie University Joins Impedimed L-Dex Lymphoedema Trial; Dorsavi Hails First US Viperform Diagnostic Sale; Clinical Genomics Colovantage Bowel Cancer Test Trial; Fisher Funds Below 5% In Nanosonics; Prima CEO Marc Voigt Starts On $278k
Jul 22, 2014
Vale Avexa Advisor Prof Joep Lange, Killed On Flight MH17; Oversubscribed Orthocell Ipo Raises $8m; Safety Medical Plan Underwritten To $400k For 3-D Printing; Clarification: Bluechiip; Fisher Funds Reduce To 5% In Nanosonics; Bank Of America, Merrill Lynch Take 8% Of Suda
Jul 21, 2014
TGA Approves Starpharma, Ansell Vivagel-Coated Condom; Benitec 1st Hep C Patient Safety, Month Delay To 2nd Patient; CE Mark Approval For Calzada, Polynovo Novopore; GI Dynamics US Sec Reporting Ahead Of Nasdaq Co-Listing; Drawbridge Australia, UK Divisional Anaesthetic Patents; European Patent For Progen PG500 Series; Bluechiip Claims More Sales, US Patent; George Cameron-Dow Replaces Bioxyne’s Jeremy Curnock Cook; Fleming Takes 19.9% Of Bioxyne, Phillip Ceases; Virax Appoints Prof Joseph Sparano To Advisory Board
Jul 18, 2014
Prana Sub-Analysis ‘Understands’ Alzheimer’s Placebo Effect; Reminder: Bio-Melbourne Fibrotech $3m To $81m+ Briefing
Jul 17, 2014
Burnet, Deakin Block Malaria Proteins; FDA Approves Rhinomed Turbine Sports Nasal Plugs; US Army $3m For Delayed Neuren Brain Injury Trial; Dorsavi Viperform Adopted By Brazil’s São Paulo Soccer Club
Jul 16, 2014
NSW, ATP, California Medical Device Post-Doc Program; Imugene Hires Mymetics To Manufacture Her-Vaxx; UK Patent For Cellmid Midkine Hair Growth; Extended US Patent For Prima’s CVac; Oncosil Manufacturing Process Re-Validated
Jul 15, 2014
Cellmid Hails US FGF5 Hair Growth Study; FDA Approval For Dorsavi’s Vimove Spinal Diagnostic; Optiscan Raises $634k, Zeiss $260k Neurosurgery Milestone; Ethics Approval For Oncosil Pancreatic Cancer Trial; Calzada Executive Search, Laurent Fossaert To Go; Bluechiip Tracking Installed At Shanghai Outdo; Rhinomed Pleads Schultz, Publication To ASX 87% Query; Hunter Hall Takes More Profit, Reduces To 14% Of Sirtex; Suda, Bergen End Draw-Down Equity Facility
Jul 14, 2014
FDA Spa For Starpharma Phase III Vivagel Vaginosis Trial; Probiotec Milk Proteins Eczema Trial; Cynata Contracts Wuxi For Pre-Clinical Stem Cell Studies; Universal Biosensors Strip Fees Up 56%, Total Revenue Down; Generation, Associates Take 6% Of Cochlear; Optiscan Requests Fundraising Trading Halt
Jul 11, 2014
Phosphagenics Raises $16.3m, Plan For $3m More; QRX FDA End-Of-Review Meeting, Hunting For A 3rd Director; Resonance Ends Vueklar Acquisition, Focus On Hepafat-Scan; Benitec Expects 1st TT-034 Hepatitis Trial Data Next Week; Correction: Bio-Melbourne Network, Uniseed
Jul 10, 2014
Federal Government $35m For Type 1 Juvenile Diabetes; Neuren Ready For US Army Phase II NNZ-2566 Concussion Trial; Rhinomed Has One Quarter Cash; Burn Down, Sales Up, Loan; Novogen $20m Capital Raising EGM; Bioprospect Appoints Stephen Pearce Adviser; To Raise $2m; Scigen Sells Design Rights To Bioton SA For $12m; Bennelong Takes 5% Of Resmed; Prima Euro-Head Marc Voigt Replaces CEO Matthew Lehman; Bio-Melbourne Fibrotech $3m To $81m+ Briefing
Jul 9, 2014
All Change At QRX: Treagus, Hancox Replace Farrell, Pace, Campbell, Quinn; Progen, Medigen PI-88 Interim Analysis This Month; Rhinomed, Fitness First Partner On Turbine Nasal Plugs; Phosphagenics Requests ‘Funding Event’ Trading Halt; Perpetual Takes Profit, Again, Down To 5.6% Of Sirtex 
Jul 8, 2014
Novaquest Tries To Avoid Pharmaxis $US20m, Trial Threat; Regeneus Licences Human Cancer Vaccine; Ellex Wins First European 2RT Laser Sales For AMD; Living Cell CEO Dr Ken Taylor Starts On $280k; Dorsavi NZ Vimove Approval, Sunderland FC UK Buys Viperform; Pharmaxis LOXL2, SSAO Programs Licence Progress; Acrux Pleads Schultz To ASX 13% Query; OBJ Pleads Schultz To ASX 14% Query
Jul 7, 2014
Travelan Earns $1m For Immuron; LBT APAS Study Shows Accuracy For Reading Agar Plates; Antisense ATL1103 Canada Patent, Acromegaly Trial Progress; Medical Australia Settles US Patent Case; Imugene To Lose Dr Nick Ede, Appoints Otto Buttula Director
Jul 4, 2014
Sirtex Breaks $1b Barrier; Brain Resource Raises $7m, Share Plan For ‘About $1.5m’ More; Dorsavi Buys Workplace Compliance For $120k, Mark Heaysman; Rhinomed Pleads Schultz, ‘Overselling’ To ASX 52% Query; Genetic Technologies Tests 4k Brevagen Samples In 2013-’14; Pharmaxis Requests ‘Financier Communication’ Trading Halt; Bio-Melbourne Appoints Dr Krystal Evans CEO; Kris Knauer, Pitt St, Greenfields, Moneybung Bioprospect 10%
Jul 3, 2014
Sirtex Q4 Dose Sales Up 27% To About 2,214 Doses, $33m; Revenue Up, Compumedics Expects Return To Profit; CBio Executives Appeal Invion $1.3m Court Order; Atcor Sales Fall Takes Profit To Loss
Jul 2, 2014
WEHI-916 Blocks Malaria Gatekeeper Enzyme; Bone Starts Oral Capthymone Osteoporosis Trial; D3, Viroclinics Alliance For Virology Development; Compumedics Signs $4m Asia Sleep Diagnostic Contracts; GI Dynamics Slow Sales, Loses Mark Twyman; Calzada Backs Chairman David Williams 10m Options; Benitec Unmarketable Parcel Facility; Acuvax Activistic Funds Collection Placement EGM; Constables Reduce To 5% Of Antisense; Brain Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Kris Knauer Replaces Bioprospect Director Peter May
Jul 1, 2014
June BDI-40 Up 0.4%, YTD Up 0.3%; 8-Years Up 130%, ASX200 6% - YTD: Benitec Up 780%, Anteo Up 291%, Acrux Down 72%; Psivida Adds 10 More EU Countries To Iluvien Approval; Simavita Claims First US Sales; Regal Underwrites $1.4m In Expiring Suda Options; Lou Panaccio Starts As Avita Chairman, Dalton Gooding Goes; Bluechiip: Dr Jason Chaffey M-D; Joe Baini, Ron Finkel To Go
Jun 30, 2014
Australia No 4 In Biotech Innovation – Scientific American - John Brumby, Michelle Gallaher Comment; Genera To Merge With Larger Diagnostics Business; Regeneus Begins US KVax Dog Cancer Vaccine Market Trial; Scigen Sells India Plant To Anglo Gulf For $7m
Jun 27, 2014
QRX Director Attacks EGM Board Spill Statement; Bio-Melbourne Age-Related Macular Degeneration Breakfast 
Jun 26, 2014
Monash Uni, Pfizer Centre For Victoria Commercialization; Neuren Completes NNZ-2566 Rett Syndrome Enrolment; Benitec: DSMB Approves Calimmune 2nd ddRNAi HIV Cohort; Impedimed Begins L-Dex Post-Approval Trial; South African Approval For Medical Developments Penthrox; Admedus Expects Revenue Up 22% To $9m
Jun 25, 2014
Avexa Reasserts Its Apricitabine (ATC) Program For HIV; US Trials Network Continues Mesoblast Cardiac Research; Itl Profit Warning; Mayne Completes Hedgepath Suba-iraconzaole Licence; Victoria: Bill Clinton, Bob Geldof For AIDS 2014 In Melbourne
Jun 24, 2014
Bionomics, Merck $537m Deal For BNC375 Cognition Drug; Siemens Orders 1st Universal Biosensors PT-INR Test Strips; Italian Approval For Psivida, Alimera Iluvien; Anatara Develops Incitive’s Pineapple Stems For Diarrhoea; Cogstate Signs $2m In Contracts; Acuvax Drops Cancer For Activistic Funds Collection; RA Capital Takes Small Profit To 11% Of Benitec; Queensland, Canada Industry Organizations Collaborate; Brain Resource Loses Director Russell Jamison
Jun 23, 2014
Living Cell Resumes Phase I/II NTCell Parkinson’s Trial; Uscom Manufactures 1st BP+ Units In Sydney; Pharmaust Screens Cancer Patients In Phase I/II PPL-1 Trial; Simavita Completes $3m Part 1 Of Capital Raising; Circadian Wins $245k 1st Queensland Biopharmaceuticals Grant; Acuvax To Raise $600,000; Court Orders CBio Officers To Pay Invion $1.3m; Isonea Close To US Approval For Sonosentry (Wheezeometer); Virax Appoints Ground Zero For GGTI-2418 US IND; Bionomics Requests ‘Commercial Transaction’ Trading Halt; Steven Kritzler Below 5% In Nanosonics; Safety Medical Swaps Brazilian Gold Mine For 3D Printing; Neuren Appoints Dr Clive Blower To Product Development
Jun 20, 2014
Victoria $17.5m Cancer Research Grants; NSW $50k Supports 7 Delegates To Bio 2014; Cyclopharm Cyclotron Collateral Water Damage; Quest Close To Filing Lung Cancer Test With Cellmid Midkine; Innate Phase IIb MIS416 Trial For MS Delayed 8 Weeks; Bone Back To Pre-Clinical Studies For BN006 For Arthritis; KFT For GJK Takes 10% Of Universal Biosensors; CBA Takes 7% Of CSL; Benitec Loses Director Dr Mel Bridges
Jun 19, 2014
Patient Data Backs Pharmaxis Bronchital CF Trials; Alchemia Starts Phase I Colorectal Cancer Trial; Simavita Requests $10m Capital Raising Trading Halt; Rodon To Manufacture Cellmid’s CAB102 For Cancers; Nusep Completes $6m 1st Tranche In Prime; Hunter Hall Takes 5% Of GI Dynamics; Isonea Appoints David Ashmore Director
Jun 18, 2014
Victoria $6m For Four Projects; Medical Technology Plan; Novogen Proves Concept Of TRX-1 For Ovarian Cancer; LBT Placement Raises $1.5m, Share Plan For $1.5m More; Compassionate Use MS Patients ‘Benefit From Innate MIS416’; Atcor, Suntech Launch 24-Hr Oscar 2 BP Monitor; US Grants Patrys 3rd PAT-SM6 Patent; China Patent For Drawbridge Phaxan; Bioprospect Cardiac Mental Illness Test In The Cloud
Jun 17, 2014
WEHI Gene Switch Reverses Leukaemia; FDA Clears Osprey 2nd Generation Avert Dye Reduction System; Atomo Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Wins New York Award; Resonance Raises $1.3m Of Hoped-For $5.1m; Sunshine Heart Appoints Brian Brown Head Of Operations
Jun 16, 2014
GI Dynamics Endobarrier: ‘Acute Drop In Glucose, Weight’; Mesoblast Receives $5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Genera: ‘Canada Roche Approval Backs Paptype’; Uscom Appoints Unetixs Vascular Uscom 1a US Distributor; LBT Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Invion Grants CEO Dr Greg Collier 10% Pay Rise To $330k
Jun 13, 2014
Asurequality In-Vitro Diagnostics ISO Approval; Suda Appoints Torreya For Artimist Deal; Actinogen: ‘Actinomycetes Isolates Stop Cancer Stem Cells’; Cryosite Profit Warning; Healthlinx Raises $200k For Video-Gaming; Robert Thomas Replaces Starpharma Chair Peter Bartles; Medicines Australia’s Dr Brendan Shaw Off To Geneva
Jun 12, 2014
Orthocell Ortho-ATI Tendon Pain Pilot Trial: ‘Safety, Efficacy’; Maison De Beauté Takes Le Métier Phosphagenics Range; Cogstate Signs First Precision Recruitment Client; Up To 34% Of Universal Biosensors Oppose AGM Votes; Genera Pleads Reports To ASX 47.5% Query, 120% To Go
Jun 11, 2014
Ex-Phosphagenics Dr Robert Gianello, Dr Woei-Jia Jiang Plead Guilty; Hettich Pays LBT $1m Milestone; Avita 10-Patient Trial: ‘Recell Works For Depigmentation’; Cynata Partners With Grey For Nebulized Stem Cells; Hunter Hall Below 5% In Viralytics; BVF Partners, Mark Lampert Take 8% In Viralytics; Mining Invest, Elias Leo Khouri Diluted To 23% Of Bioprospect; KFT For GJK Takes 5% Of Universal Biosensors; Medical Developments Appoints Mark Edwards Co Sec
Jun 10, 2014
Invion Details INV102 (Nadolol) Clinical Program; Dr Stephen Woodford Takes 13% Of Uscom
Jun 6, 2014
Walker Group Details QRX ‘Failures’ For Board Spill; Admedus Share Plan Raises $10.1m, Total Raised $18.4m; Cogstate Revenue, Profit Warning, To Sell Axon Sports; Benitec Receives $776k Federal R&D Tax Refund; S&P ASX200: Mayne Pharma In, Acrux Out; Mesoblast Pleads Schultz To ASX 14% Fall Query; Biotron Pleads Schultz To ASX 24% Query
Jun 5, 2014
Orthocell $8m IPO For Stem Cell Tendon, Soft Tissue Injuries; Calzada, Polynovo Treat 1st Novosorb Major Burns Patient; Alchemia HA-irinotecan Trial Results Delayed 3 Months; FDA Warning Letter For Heartware’s Miami Lakes Plant; Starpharma Docetaxel Trial Underway, Phase III Vaginosis; Compumedics US Supply Agreement With Medassets; Nusep Changes Singapore Scrip To Debt
Jun 4, 2014
Dimerix IPO To Raise $9m For Dmx200 For Kidney Disease; US Patent For Neuren NNZ-2591; Court Orders CBio Officers To Pay Invion $1m; BPH, Molecular Discovery Suspend Early Programs; Agenix Completes Tyrian Licence; Analytica Chairman Dr Michael Monsour Buys 17m Shares; Spinifex Appoints Dr Ronald Marcus Chief Medical Officer
Jun 3, 2014
Biota Sacks More Staff, To Close Australian Operations; Biotech Daily Comment; NSW $19m For 3 Cancer Research Translation Centres; Viralytics: ‘19 Of 51 Melanoma Patients Reach 6-Month PFS’; Bluechiip Raises $500k; Resonance To Buy Scotland’s Vueklar For MRI Products; QRX Board Spill EGM; AMP Reduces To 6% In Acrux; Australian Ethical Below 5% In Universal Biosensors; Hunter Hall Takes Profit, Reduces To 16% Of Sirtex; Hunter Hall Takes 8% Of Alchemia
Jun 2, 2014
May BDI-40 Up 1%, ASX200 Up 0.1%, Big Caps Up 2% - Prima Up 57%, Analytica Up 42%, Universal Bio Down 42%; Cochlear’s Recalled CI-512 Returns As ‘Thinnest Implant’; Atcor Wins 1st China Sphygmocor Order; Phase I Data Backs Circadian VGX-100 For Solid Tumors; Antisense Takes $1m Macquarie Bridging Loan; Cogstate, Merck Canada Change Cognigram Conditions; Allan Gray Takes 14.5% Of Starpharma; Benitec O-T-C Trades Approved In US 
May 30, 2014
Alchemia Fondaparinux March Profit Share $2.4m; Benitec Appoints Bank Of New York Mellon For ADR Program; Virax Completes GGTI-2418 Pathway, Paul Hopper Deal; Resonance Requests Transaction Trading Halt; Balam, Leon Semenko Below 5% Of Rhinomed
May 29, 2014
Benitec Treats First Hepatitis C Patient; Analytica Starts Pericoach Production; FDA Registers Sienna SCD-7 Telomerase Cancer Diagnostic; TGA Approves Resonance Hepafat-Scan For Register; Orthocell Hopes To Raise $8m In IPO; Medical Developments Closer To UK Penthrox Approval; Smartstent Wins 1st Victoria Medtech’s Got Talent; Biodiem, Griffith University Collaborate On BDM-I; Calzada EGM For 10m Chairman David Williams Options; Fisher Funds Below 5% In Universal Biosensors; Ex-CEO Gary Davey Reduces, Diluted To 7.4% Of UScom; Genetic Technologies Appoints Eutillio Buccilli CFO
May 28, 2014
Patrys PAT-SM6 Combination For Multiple Myeloma Patient; Prana Pleads Schultz, Olds To ASX 33% Query; Mesoblast Accelerates Lonza Singapore Cell Manufacture; Medical Developments Sales, Profit Warning; Fisher Funds Sell 2m Universal Biosensors Shares To 5%; Spinifex Appoints Four Advisors; Federal Government Appoints Penny Dobson To ANSTO
May 27, 2014
Novogen Super-Benzopyran For Prostate Cancer; Queensland Supports UQ Skin Cancer Laser Detection; Imugene Appoints Bachem To Manufacture Her-Vaxx Peptide; Immuron: 6% Oppose Grandlodge Shares; Hunter Hall Takes 5% Of Viralytics; Isonea Pleads Options To ASX 35% Query
May 26, 2014
FDA Requires QRX Moxduo ‘Superiority’; Clinical Genomics Ready For Colovantage Plasma Roll-Out; US Patent For Prima’s Cvac For Ovarian, Pancreatic Cancer; Phosphagenics: 7% Oppose Remuneration, Directors Options; Veritas Takes 6% Of Cochlear; Medicines Australia To Lose Chief Executive Dr Brendan Shaw; Acuvax Appoints Alex Bajada Director
Queensland Uni, Organovo Print Kidney Tissue; Thai Coup ‘No Impact On Biotron Trial’; Euro Patent Office Upholds Challenge To Benitec; Agenix Releases 11.5m Escrow Shares; Sietsma Takes 7% Of Phylogica 
May 22, 2014
FDA Orphan Status For Clinuvel’s Scenesse For Hailey-Hailey; Up To 10% Of GI Dynamics Oppose CEO Stuart Randle Stock; Minderoo (Metal) Group Reduces, Diluted To 13% Of Admedus
May 21, 2014
Phosphagenics Oxycodone Patch Relieves Pain In Horses; Immuron Appoints DB Pharm South Korea Distributor; ATP Innovations Wins Two Incubator Gongs
May 20, 2014
Compumedics Sells $295k Doppler Box X To Brazil; Resonance Ferriscan Deal With Florida Hospital; Analytica Completes $3m Raising; Correction: Agenix; QRX Slides Criticize Moxduo Trial Design; Fisher Funds Reduce To 6% Of Universal Biosensors; FIL Takes 7% Of Clinuvel; Sietsma Takes 6% Of Phylogica; Avita Appoints Lou Panaccio Chairman
May 19, 2014
Bionomics: ‘BNC105P Safe With Gemcitabine, Carboplatin’; Clinuvel On Scenesse Delay, Orphan Status For Hailey-Hailey; US Institute Backs Nanosonics Trophon EPR Probe-Cleaner; Genera Notes Raise $345k, $500k Placement, Q-Sand Spin-Out; Royal Adelaide Approves Pharmaust PPL-1 Cancer Trial; Agenix To Sell China AGX-1009 Hep B Project To US Cinkate; Bluechiip $12k Sales, $97k Federal Export Grant; Uscom Appoints UK, Ireland Distributors For BP+; Acorn Reduces To 9% Of Starpharma; Circadian Appoints Michael Tonroe CFO, Co Sec
May 16, 2014
Phosphagenics Ex-CEO Dr Esra Ogru Charged With Theft; Ex-Actinogen David Zohar 5 Months Gaol For Misleading ASX; GIDynamics: ‘6 Endobarrier Patients Cease Insulin, 5 Reduce’; Janssen Ends Phylogica Endosomal Escape Trap Deal; Phylogica, Phosphagenics NY’s Metier Tribeca Partner Broke; Simavita Pleads Schultz, Shaw Report To ASX 25% Query; Genetic Technologies Reduces Dr Mervyn Jacobson To 5%; Perpetual Takes Profit, Again, Down To 7% Of Sirtex; Nestor Below 5% In Genera
May 15, 2014
Prima: ‘Final Data Shows CVac Ovarian Cancer Benefit’; Progen Treats First Three PG545 Solid Tumor Patients; Ellex 24 Month Data Backs 2RT For AMD; Viralytics Poster Backs Cavatak For Melanoma; Avita: ‘Recell Superior For Hypo-Pigmented Scars’; Uscom Raises $1.4m; Otsuka Drops Living Cell NTCell, $2m Option; Genera Pleads Schultz To ASX 34% Query; Walker Group Calls For QRX Board Spill; CDPP Drops Charges, Vanda Gould Cyclopharm Chairman; Virax Appoints Dr Rob Crombie M-D, Starts On $300k
May 14, 2014
Federal Budget: $20b Fund, R&D Tax Credit, IIF, NHMRC, ARC, CRC; Response: Biotech Daily: ‘What Is There Not To Like?’; WEHI’s Prof Doug Hilton: ‘Fund Is A Game-Changer’; Bernard O’Shea: ‘Mind The Commercialization Gap’; Bio-Melbourne: ‘Fund Offers Nothing For Local Biotechs’; Avcal Questions Commercialization; CRC Has Concerns; Medicines Australia Welcomes Fund, Co-Payments; Regeneus Study: ‘Stem Cells Reduce Neuropathic Pain’; Clinuvel Raises $7.2m; Psivida Hopes For Single Phase III Medidur Uveitis Trial; Calzada Appoints Max Johnston, Philip Powell Directors; Progen Heng Tang To Pharmasynth, Jitto Arulampalam Exec
WEHI: ‘RIPK1 Links Cell Death, Inflammatory Disease’; Circadian’s Opthea, FDA Meet On OPT-302 For Wet AMD, 2015 Trial; Admedus Raises $8m, Share Plan For More; Xeraya, JP Asia Invest $14m In Nusep’s Prime Biologics; Bone CEO Peter Young Goes, Osteoporosis Trial Approved; LBT Presents APAS Auto-Plate Assessment; Virax Falls On 1-For-5 Share News; Universal Biosensors Slides 39% On Slide; Clinuvel Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; M&G Buys 8m GI Dynamics Shares, Diluted To 13%; Correction 
May 9, 2014
BARDA Terminates $US231m Biota Contract; WEHI: SOCS4 A Key To Influenza Response; US Fast Track Status For Prima’s CVac For Ovarian Cancer; Bluechiip China Deal; Suda 40% EGM Resistance, 2 Resolutions Withdrawn; United Super, CBus Take 5% Of Acrux; Polaris, Domain Reduces, Diluted To 4.6% Of GI Dynamics; J&J Reduces, Diluted To 6% Of GI Dynamics; ATV, Medtronic, Greenlight Diluted In GI Dynamics; Unilife Appoints John Ryan General Counsel, Co Sec; Rhinomed Appoints Baden Cooke European Brand Ambassador
May 8, 2014
Federal $169m For ANSTO Nuclear Medicine Plant; Progen Expects Interim PI-88 Liver Cancer Results This Month; Orthocell Buys Uni Of WA Stem Cell IP; Veritas Takes 5% Of Cochlear; Franklin Resources, Affiliates Below 5% In Cochlear; Admedus Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Clarification: Analytica
Admedus First US Cardiocel Tissue Sale; CSIRO, Deakin Uni New Bio-Secure Anti-Viral Facility; Cellmid Prepares CAB102 For Human Cancer Trials; Analytica Expects US, Australian Pericoach Reimbursement; Nominations Open For $80k GSK Research Excellence Award; Nusep Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; University Of Queensland Hosts July Nano-Bio Conference 
May 6, 2014
FDA Allows Teva (Chemgenex) Synribo For Home Use; GI Dynamics, GSK: ‘Bile Acid Endobarrier Method Of Action’; Clinuvel Starts Singapore Phase II Scenesse For Vitiligo Trial; Circadian: ‘OPT-302 Inhibits Wet AMD In Mice’; Psivida’s Tethadur Sustained Delivery Of Antibodies; Prima Provides Ovarian, Pancreatic Cancer Timelines; Antisense Aims For New ATL1102 MS Trial In 2015
May 5, 2014
Hearing CRC: ‘Hearing Aids May Delay Dementia’; Immuron Clears Paladin $1.5m Debt; Novogen Forms Children’s Oncology Drug Alliance; Clinical Genomics Blood Test For Bowel Cancer; Bellberry $400k For 5 James Cook University Researchers; Virax Licence Option For P27 Cancer Biomarker Test; Webinvest Takes 7% Of Imugene
Friday May 2, 2014
Federal Audit Commission Hits CRCs, IIF, R&D Tax Incentive - Biotech Daily Comment; Shire Buys MRCF-Backed Fibrotech For $81m, Milestones; GI Dynamics Expects Placement To Raise $34m; Clarity Raises $1.1m For Personalized Medicine Imaging; Novogen, Genea Work On Stem Cells For Degeneration; Allan Gray Takes 18.55% Of Acrux; Hunter Hall Takes 7% Of Alchemia; Heartware Warns On Battery Life, Q1 Revenue Up 35% To $72m;QRX COO Dr Edward Rudnic Replaces CEO Dr John Holaday
May 1, 2014
April BDI-40 Down 17%, ASX200 Up 2% - QRX Down 88%, Prana Down 80%, Acrux Down 40%, OBJ Up 75%; Barda Explains Biota Stop-Work Order; Medicines Australia: ‘Commission Of Audit Flawed On PBS’; Admedus Cardiocel Patient Reaches Six-Years With No Issues; Suda’s Westcoast Expands To East Coast; AMP Reduces To 7.4% In Acrux; Virax Requests ‘Material Transaction’ Trading Halt
Apr 30, 2014
Biota Falls 34% On Barda ’Flu Drug ‘Stop-Work’; Victoria’s $18m To Promote Health, Medical Research Plan; US Patent For Mireven’s Micro-RNA Technology; Cellmid Midkine Symposium Presents New Findings; Biodiem, UWS Collaborate On BDM-I For MRSA; GI Dynamics Surprise Capital Raising Trading Halt; Impedimed Plan Raises $2.35m, Takes Total Raised To $11m; Progen’s Pharmasynth Wins Medigen PI-88 Contract; Neuren AGM Modest Dissent Against 3.3m CFO, COO Free Rights; Acuvax Has No Cash
Apr 28, 2014
Acrux Falls 37% On Axiron Q1 Sales Down 27% On Q4; US Patent For Progen 500 Series Anti-Cancer Compounds; Prima Re-Starts Euro CAN-004 CVac Ovarian Cancer Trial; OBJ, Proctor & Gamble Deal On Unnamed ‘Products’; Nusep Loses Director Dr Stephen Van Der Mye; Claire Newstead-Sinclair Returns As Cogstate Co Sec
Apr 24, 2014
TRI: ‘Blocking E-Selectin Protects HSC From Chemotherapy’; Virax Looks For Co-X-Gene Opportunities; Analytica Sets Rights Issue Dates
Apr 23, 2014
FDA Committee 3rd Strike For QRX Moxduo, Falls 85%; Phosphagenics Enrols Phase II TPM-Tretinion Trial; Bluechiip Share Plan For Up To $1.75m; Biodiem Closes Rights Issue With $815k; Unilife Reports ‘Blogging Short-Sellers’ To US SEC; Imugene Appoints Dr Neil Segal To Advisory Board; Actinogen Appoints Dr Brendan De Kauwe Executive Chairman; Circadian CEO Dr Megan Baldwin Starts On $300k; LSQ Strategic Risk And Crisis Communications Workshop; OBJ Requests ‘Material Agreement’ Trading Halt
Apr 22, 2014
Analytica $1.8m Placement, Rights Offer For $1.2m More; QRX Requests Moxduo FDA Advisory Committee Trading Halt; Allan Gray Takes 17% Of Acrux; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On Mice, Zebrafish, Models; Cellmid Releases 38m Advangen Escrow Shares
Apr 17, 2014
Queensland $990k For MRCF, Q-Sera Snake Venom Coagulant; Pharmaxis Sales Up 42%, LOXL2 Term Sheet, US Aridol Sales; Phosphagenics AGM For 3m Director Options, Fees Up 33%; RA Capital Takes 12% Of Benitec; Mass Mutual Reduces Below 5% In Novogen; Genetic Technologies Backs Dr Mervyn Jacobson Share Plan; Simavita CFO, Co Sec Tom Howitt Resigns As Director
Apr 16, 2014
Orthocell IPO For Tendon, Cartilage, Soft Tissue Repair; Drawbridge Phase I Phaxan Anaesthetic Safe, Effective; Queensland Scientists Stop Dengue With Wolbachia; Avexa, PX Biosolutions Win Victoria Technology Vouchers; US Patent For Atcor Cardiac Output Method; Analytica Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Apr 15, 2014
NSW $65k Grants For San Diego Bio 2014 Close In 14 Days; Medicines Australia Calls For Federal Research ‘Certainty’; Bluechiip To Supply Tracking Cryopin To Synchrotron; Cellmid, Biotecnol Collaborate On Midkine Tribodies; Psivida, Alimera September FDA Iluvien PDUFA Date; Royal Adelaide Approves Pharmaust PPL-1 Cancer Trial; Benitec Completes $31.5m Placement; Innate Ready To Start MIS416 MS Trial In June; Bioniche Sells Animal Health Business
Apr 14, 2014
Burnet, Guominxinhe $5m For Point-Of-Care Diagnostics; Viralytics Cavatak, Docetaxel NSCLC Synergy In-Vitro, In Mice; Bioprospect To Acquire Cardiac Test For Mental Illness
Apr 11, 2014
Spinifex Raises $48m For EMA401 Pain Drug, US Office, Directors; Bluechiip Books First Commercial Sales; Rhinomed Drops Options On 40% EGM Dissent; LBT Pleads Schultz To ASX 27% Query; Osprey AGM For 1.3m Director, CEO Options; Suda EGM For 32.5m Director Options; Osprey Releases 2m Escrow Shares
Apr 10, 2014
Osprey Diabetic Limb Pilot Study Safety, Efficacy; FDA Compassionate Use For Avita’s Recell Wound Treatment; Biodiem Expects To Raise $1.3m; Resonance Placement, Entitlement Offer For $5.1m; Westpac, Associates Take 5% Of Mayne Pharma; Bioprospect Requests Acquisition Trading Halt 
Compumedics, US Health Trust Purchasing Agreement; Pharmaust Licences Uni Of NSW PPL-1 Cancer Drug Patent 
Apr 8, 2014
WEHI: ‘Thrombopoietin Acts On Platelet Progenitors’; Viralytics Cavatak Active At Non-Injected Sites, PD-1 Potential; Resonance Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Avita Develops Non-Refrigerated Recell Treatment; Regeneus To Harvest Human Fat For Allogeneic Stem Cells; Mesoblast Pleads ‘Nasdaq Fall, Shorts’ To ASX 16% Fall Query; Virax Pathway Acquisition, 490m Shares EGM
Apr 4, 2014
Bone To Restart Oral Capthymone For Osteoporosis Trial; Hennessy To Manufacture Regeneus KVax Dog Cancer Vaccine; Biotron Receives $1.7m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Perpetual Takes Profit, Again, Down To 8% Of Sirtex; Allan Gray Takes 15.6% Of Acrux; ASX Releases 15m Bioxyne Shares From Escrow
Apr 3, 2014
Correction: Editorial; Reva Aims For First-In-Man Fantom Stent Trial This Year; 3-Month Sirtex Dose Sales Up 18%, 39th Consecutive Quarter; Mayo Study Backs Atcor Sphygmocor For Heart Failure; Reva AGM For 75k Director Options; Solagran Appoints Lodge For Resurrection
Apr 2, 2014
Editorial: Trials, Tribulations And Transparency; Patrys Grows Human IgM Antibody In Plants; Advanced Surgical Licences Sr-HT-Gahnite For Bone Grafts; GI Dynamics Responds To TGA Advertising Complaint; Suda Appoints 4 Experts For Artimist Expansion Trial
Apr 1, 2014
March BDI-40 Down 5%, ASX200 Down 0.2%, Big Caps Down 3% - Viralytics Up 66%, Anteo Up 56%, Reva Down 54%; Prana Falls As PBT2 Fails To Reduce Alzheimer’s Plaques; Antisense Completes ATL1102 MS Toxicology Study; Living Cell’s Dr Andrea Grant, 55 Staff To JV, Dr Ken Taylor CEO
Mar 31, 2014
Analytica Finalizing Pericoach Incontinence Training Tool; Prana Requests Phase II Alzheimer’s Results Trading Halt; IM Medical Closer To White Data Merger
Mar 28, 2014
Impedimed Raises $8.8m, Plan For $3m More; Miele To Distribute Nanosonics Trophon In Germany; Cyclopharm Says Unfair ANSTO Competition Closes Cyclotron; Invion Rights Raise $889k Of Hoped-For $2m, Total $5.9m So Far; Alimera Refiles Psivida Iluvien NDA To FDA; Reva To Lose 40 Staff, Raise Up To $27m; Invion Founder Dr William Garner Reduces To 11.24%; Avexa Halts Share Facility; ATC, Alabama Coal Mine Update
Mar 27, 2014
Patrys PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Results Back Combination; Reva Dumps Rezolve For Fantom, Cuts Staff; Biogrid, Genomics Health Alliance Pilot Project; Preliminary Dutch Coverage For GI Dynamics Endobarrier; Neuren AGM For 30m CFO, COO Loan Shares, 3.3m Free Rights
Mar 26, 2014
Regeneus Register Shows Hiqcell Joint Benefit; Invion Founder, Ex-CEO Dr William Garner Reduces To 11.63%; Impedimed Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Prima Adds 3 Experts To Board For CVac Ovarian Cancer Trial
Mar 25, 2014
Sirtex, Guerbet Collaborate On Liver Cancer Trials; Innate Ready For Phase IIb MIS416 Multiple Sclerosis Trial; Pharmaust Lodges Ethics Application For PPL-1 Cancer Trial; Virax Raising $3m For Pathway GGTI-2418; Perpetual Buys 15m Resmed Shares, Up To 7%; Buchan Appoints Rebecca Wilson CEO
Mar 24, 2014
Patrys Prepares For PAT-LM1 Lymphoma Trial; FDA Sets April 22 For QRX Hearing; Dimerix Raises $1.5m For DMX200 For Proteinuria; Israel Issues Patent For Imugene’s Her-Vaxx; Genetic Technologies, Promega Settle; Cogstate Tests To Be Used In A4 Alzheimer’s Study; Bluechiip, Micronic Co-Development Agreement; Bone, William Harvey Work On BN006 For Rheumatoid Arthritis; Mass Mutual Reduces, Diluted To 6% In Novogen; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On RNAi
Mar 21, 2014
FDA Approves Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid; Ascend Drug ‘Effective For Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma’; Simavita Launches In The US, Prepares For Europe; Virax Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Antisense Completes Phase II ATL1103 Acromegaly Recruitment; Oncosil Director Lawrence Gozlan, 11m Loan Shares EGM
Mar 20, 2014
Bioprospect Technical Reports Back Depression Heart Test; Biodiem Receives $359k Federal R&D Tax Refund
Mar 19, 2014
Bionomics Falls On BNC105p Renal Cell Carcinoma Data; Nominations Open For $500k Prime Minister’s Science Prizes; Avexa Pleads Schultz To ASX 73% Query; Dennis Pyers Replaces Unilife CFO Richard Wieland, Job Offer
Mar 17, 2014
UK Early Access To Medicines Scheme Starts In April; Bionomics BNC105 Renal Cell Cancer Trial Trading Halt; Bio-21 Cluster Expands To Biomedical Research Victoria; Victoria $250k Vouchers For Sienna, Blamey & Saunders, NPlex; Virax Acquires Pathway For GGTI-2418, Paul Hopper Director; Oncosil Ethics Application Starts Pancreatic Cancer Trial; Imugene Appoints Ground Zero For Her-Vaxx FDA Application; Invion Withdraws Bankruptcy In Ex-CBio Executives Case; Progen Pleads ‘Awareness’ To ASX 25% Query; OBJ Pleads Schultz To ASX 36% Query; Benitec Appoints Prof Craig Lewis NSCLC Chief Medical Adviser; Rhinomed Loses Director Simon Isaacs AKA ‘Lord Reading’
Mar 14, 2014
Japan Approves Starpharma Vivagel Condom Coating; Psivida Places $8m With RA Capital; Virax Requests Transaction Trading Halt; Orbimed Provides Unilife $66.5m Debt Financing; Cormorant, BVF, Abingworth, Sabby Substantial In Viralytics
Mar 13, 2014
Viralytics Completes $27m Fund-Raising; RA Capital Takes 7% Of Benitec, Trial Delay; Genetic Technologies Founder Mervyn Jacobson Shares EGM; Calzada Appoints David Williams Chairman; Bionomics, CEO Dr Deborah Rathjen Win Singapore Gongs
Mar 12, 2014
Victoria Opens $1m Round 2 Of Massachusetts Partnership; Victoria Launches Medtech Boardroom Stimulator; US Court Allows Genetic Technologies To Sue Agilent; Correction: S&P Indices, Prana In ASX 300; Analytica Appoints Bryan Dulhunty CFO
Mar 11, 2014
Compumedics Books $2m China Orders; Starpharma Receives $4.7m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Biotron Adds Phase II Thai Hep C Trial Sites; Brain Licences Mybrainsolutions To Bosch, Welltok; CSIRO Diluted Below 5% In Benitec; Mesoblast Appoints Jonathan Symonds Strategy Support
Mar 10, 2014
Uscom Appoints Avalon Medical Norway, Sweden Distributor; Innate Pleads Morgans Report To ASX 43% Query; Anteo Pleads Schultz, All Ords To ASX 55% Query; Former Chairman John Manusu Takes 6% Of Nusep; Blackrock Below 5% Of Cochlear, Again; CB Co, Curran Super Fund Takes 14% Of Atcor; Rhinomed 40m Directors’ Options EGM
Mar 7, 2014
Genetic Technologies Brevagen Breast Cancer Test Value; S&P ASX 300 Promotes Bionomics, Demotes Prima; AMA Refuses Resonance Ferriscan Insurance Code Change; Isonea Claims ‘Electronic Stethoscope’ On Journal Article; Acrux Pleads Schultz To ASX 10% Fall Query; Blackrock Takes 5% Of Cochlear, Again; Dr David Thurin, Dalit Increase, Diluted At 6% Of Benitec; Medivac Appoints Peter Elliott, Adds Property To Portfolio
Mar 5, 2014
Cynata, U Of Massachusetts Amherst MSC Proof-Of-Concept; Alchemia Licences Two CRC FAKs From UK Cancer Research; Grandlodge, Anastasiou Increase, Diluted To 13% Of Immuron; Novogen Appoints Prof Peter Gunning, Iain Ross, David Gryska; Bio-Melbourne, Meta, Swinburne Medical Tech Breakfast
Mar 4, 2014
Leukaemia Foundation Provides $13m For Research Grants; US, Canada Patents For Fibrotech; Small Technologies Cluster Tapping-In Grants; Calzada Pleads FDA, David Williamson To ASX 37.5% Query
February BDI-40 Down 1%, ASX200 Up 4%, Big Caps Up 0.5% - Benitec Up 128%; Correction: Victoria Government; Optiscan 2nd Generation Endomicroscope In Sydney Gut Trial; WEHI Joins Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network; GI Dynamics Revenue Up 238% To $2.5m, Loss Up 33% To $40m; Phosphagenics Revenue Down 19% To $2m, Loss Up 21% To $13m; Avita H1 Revenue Down 3% To $2m, Loss Down 16% To $3m; Optiscan H1 Revenue Down 96% To $41k, Profit To $1m Loss; Pharmaust H1 Revenue Up 11% To $1m, Loss Up 98% To $640k; OBJ H1 Revenue Up 587% To $728k, Loss Down 9% To $918; Uscom Appoints SMT Medical German Distributor; Nusep, Prime Borrow $1.4m; Invion Releases 77m Escrow Shares; Cynata Director Howard Digby Goes Non-Executive; Queensland Offers $4.25m In Research Partnership Grants; Phosphagenics Spill: Lawrence Gozlan, Nathan Drona, Dr Cauwenbergh; Bio-Melbourne Hosts Animal V Human Health Debate
Feb 17, 2014
Pharmaust, NSW Uni Patent For PPL-1 Chemo Enhancer; Prana Requests Phase II Huntington’s Results Trading Halt; Cellmid Issues 600,000 Shares To Brynne Edelsten; Nab, Westpac, Bt Below 5% In Acrux; Clarification: Medical Australia, Bruce Hancox, Windfall
Feb 14, 2014
Hearing CRC Develops Super-Directional Hearing Aid; Full FDA Approval For Chemgenex, Teva Synribo (Omapro); Report Pushes Genetic Technologies Up 65% On Nasdaq; Rhinomed Breatheassist For Migraine Drug Delivery; Ex-CEO Dr Phillip Comans, Wigram Take 10% Of Bioxyne; Bio-Melbourne Hosts ‘Devices And Diagnostics Lab’
Feb 13, 2014
Actinogen Back To Antibiotic Future; Progen: ‘PG545 Almost Doubles Median Survival In Mice’; US Patent Allowed For Biotron BIT225; Onq To Distribute Bluechiip In Australia, New Zealand; Mayne $18m Placement At 79.5c; Allan Gray Takes 14.5% Of Acrux; Universal Bio Revenue Down 49% To $15m, Loss Up 27% To $12m; Suda Hires Kad Consultants For FDA Advice; Oncosil Appoints Natalie Ruffles Clinical Research V-P ; Medical Australia: Darryl Ellis COO, Bruce Hancox Director
Feb 12, 2014
Mayne Buys 4 Forest Labs Brands For $13m; $18m Placement; CSL Record H1 Revenue Up 5% To $3b, Profit Up 3% To $714m; USPTO Backs Genetic Technologies Non-Coding Patent, Again; Cogstate Wins Unnamed Company $1.6m Paediatric Trial Deal; ITL H1 Revenue Down 2% To $13m, Profit Down 17% To $1m; Analytica Promotes COO Geoff Daly To CEO, Starts On $210k; Pete Meyers Replaces Prima Director Dr Richard Hammel; Rhinomed Appoints Brent Scrimshaw, Dr Eric Knight Directors
Feb 11, 2014
Burnet’s Prof Sharon Lewin To Head Doherty Institute ; WEHI Links Gene Splicing And Developmental Diseases ; Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance Launched; NHS Scotland Reimburses Psivida’s Iluvien For DME; Bluechiip Signs Biospensa As Malaysia Distributor; Cochlear H1 Revenue, Unit Sales, Profit Down; Biota H1 Revenue Up 161% To $34m, Loss Up 54% To $4.5m; Unilife H1 Revenue Up 386% To $7.5m, Loss Up 1.4% To $31m; YZI Trading Takes 25% Of Medical Australia ; Reva Appoints David Eisler General Counsel V-P; Santo Costa To Replace Alchemia Chairman Nathan Drona; Alison Coutts Replaces Nusep’s Prakash Patel, Co Sec Change
Feb 10, 2014
FDA Clears Admedus Cardiocel For US Market; Cynata Hires Waisman For Stem Cell Manufacture; Clinuvel Starts Phase II Scenesse Hailey-Hailey Disease Trial; Uscom Wins 4-Star Central Blood Pressure Rating; Psivida H1 Revenue Up 4.5% To $1.3m, Loss Up 39% To $8m; US Patent For Cellmid For Preventing Surgical Adhesions
Feb 7, 2014
Nature Paper Backs Benitec TT-034 For Hepatitis C; Allan Gray Takes 13% Of Acrux; Virax Hopes For Transgene Co-X-Gene Licence Royalty; US Athletes Survey Shows Interest In Rhinomed Turbo; Phylogica Pleads Schultz To ASX 42% Query; Mass Mutual Ceases 15.5% In Tyrian; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts With Avcal’s Yasser El-Ansary
Feb 6, 2014
Approvals For Prima Phase II CVac Cancer Trial Changes; Viralytics Issues First $6m Of $27m Raising; Mayne Expects H1 Revenue Up 159% To $71m, Loss To Profit; Bluechiip, Onq Integrate Tracking, It Systems; Living Cell Appoints Dr Ken Taylor NTCell Program Director
Feb 5, 2014
Acrux Tells ASX: ‘Report Cut Price 10%’, $US50m 2015 Milestone; US Patent For Viralytics Cavatak; Lancet Paper Backs Spinifex EMA401 For Neuralgia; All Change At Isonea, Pokies Bruce Mathieson Aboard; Hanrine, Gina Rinehart Invest $1.4m In Oril, Take 27%; Perpetual Reduces To 11% Of Sirtex; Healthlinx Completes 500-For-1 Consolidation
Feb 4, 2014
WEHI: ‘JAK Inhibitors Potential For Stomach, Bowel Cancer; Genetic Technologies Dr Mervyn Jacobson Court Dates; Gordagen Raises $6m For Vitamin E Tocotrienols; GI Dynamics 2013 Revenue Up 229% To $2.6m, Expansion, Trials; Acrux Falls On FDA Testosterone Investigation; College Group Becomes Instinctif Partners; TGA Special Approval For Calzada, Polynovo Novosorb; CE Mark Approval For Uscom BP+; UK Minister David Willetts Research Funding Meeting
Feb 3, 2014
January BDI-40 Up 6%, ASX200 Down 3%, Big Caps Up 1%  - Prana Up 50%, Benitec Up 39%, Ellex Up 34%, Atcor Down 19%; Admedus, Coridon: ‘Interim Phase I HSV-2 Vaccine Safe, Efficacy’; WEHI: ‘B-Cell Elimination Could Lead To Lymphoma Test’; Bionomics BNC105 Ovarian Cancer Phase I Identifies Dose; Capital Group Takes 7% Of Mesoblast; German Insurance Code For GI Dynamics Endobarrier; Victoria Premier’s Award For Health And Medical Research; Prana Pleads Schultz, Presentations To ASX 19% Query; Isonea Requests More Board Changes Trading Halt; Novogen Appoints Dr Justine Stehn, Prof Peter Gunning; Bluechiip Appoints Ex-QBF Matthew Morgan Director
Jan 31, 2014
Celladon Lists On Nasdaq For Mydicar Heart Treatment; Acrux, Eli Lilly Axiron Sales Up 142% To $203m, $28m ‘Dividend’; Healthlinx Ends Administration, Trent Telford Takes 10%; Progen Receives $974k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Rhinomed Launches Turbine At Bike Races, Facebook; Medivac Hopes For Funds, To Rebadge As Woolwich Capital
Jan 30, 2014
Mesoblast: ‘Stem Cells Effective For Low Back Pain’; Canada Approves Atcor’s Sphygmocor XCel; Viralytcs $23m Placement, $4m Rights Issue; Patrys Shortfall Raises $925k, Total $7.7m; EU Regulator Delays Clinuvel Scenesse Review To Mid-2014; Progen Pleads Medigen PI-88 Progress To ASX 17% Query; Landon Clay, East Hill Take 11% Of Biota; Medigard Has One Quarter Cash; Eyeon, Spacetime, Stephen Copulos Take 7% Of Healthlinx; Queensland MM, Bryan Frost Take 10% Of Healthlinx
Jan 29, 2014
ASX, Biotech Up: Clinuvel Up 13%, Living Cell Down 8%; Immuron Details Phase IIb IMM-124E Nash Trial; Grandlodge, Anastasiou Reduce To 15% Of Immuron; David Plush, Texas Woods Below 5% In Immuron; FDA Okays Invion Re-Start Of INV102 Smoking Cessation Trial; Bone Raises $4m, Rob Towner Chairman, Leon Ivory Goes ; Uscom, Deltex Doppler Monitor Distribution Collaboration; FIL (Formerly Fidelity) Reduces Below 5% In Acrux; Allan Gray Takes 11% Of Acrux; Cellmid Signs Huana Likang As China Distributor; Nusep Appoints Andrew Goodall To Prime Board
Jan 28, 2014
IDT Option On Perrigo’s HRT FDA Application; Neuren On-Track For Four NNZ-2566 Phase II Trials; Goodbye Bioniche; Australian Custom Pharmaceuticals, Calzada AOD9604 Licence; Bioprospect Raises $1m For Invatec Depression Diagnostic; Viralytics Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Bluechiip CEO Brett Schwarz, Sales Head Brett Roberts Go; Allan Gray Takes 13% Of Starpharma; Gleneagles Takes 27%, LSAF 7%, Chifley 7% Of Healthlinx
Jan 24, 2014
Resmed Record H1 Revenue, Profit; Cochlear To Appeal ‘$151m’ US Jury Patent Trial Verdict; Plaintiff Withdraws From Unilife US Lawsuit; Starpharma Pleads Schultz To ASX 16% Fall Query; Phylogica Appoints Investor Dr Bernard Hockings Director
Jan 23, 2014
Patrys Completes Phase I/IIa PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Dosing; Starpharma To Begin Phase I Dendrimer-Docetaxel Trial; Woolcock Institute: ‘LF-15 For Steroid-Resistant Asthma’; Persistency Reduces Below 5% Of Living Cell
Jan 22, 2014
10-Year Study Backs Patrys PAT-SC1 For Gastric Cancer; Immuron’s Underwritten $10m 11-For-6 Rights Offer; Antisense ATL1102 Stem Cell Mobilization Trial Approved; Ontex Distributes Suda’s Westcoast Incontinence Products; Lonza To Manufacture Regeneus’ Cryoshot Canine Stem Cells; Melbourne Uni, Sanofi Pasteur Undisclosed Alliance; Bioprospect Back-To-Biotech EGM; Isonea Wins Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show Gong
Special Summer Catch Up Edition
Mesoblast Pays Osiris $15m Milestone For Prochymal; Japan Approves Biota, Daiichi Sankyo Inavir For ’Flu Prevention; Antisense: ‘Higher Dose ATL1103 Reduces Acromegaly Marker’; Calzada, Polynovo Begin Novosorb Serious Burns Trial; Cogstate Phase II/III Alzheimer’s Trial Tender, $8m Raising; Cryosite Profit Down To $1m; Avexa Raises $1m Of Hoped-For $3.3m; Bioxyne EGM Closes Failed Vitality Deal; Leaf Joins Actinogen For Production Efficiency, Funds Trials; Admedus Expects $690k R&D Tax Rebate; Malaysia’s Xeraya Invests $14m In Nusep’s Prime; Progen Completes Phase III Liver Cancer Enrolment; Osprey: ‘40% Dye Reduction’ In Avert Pilot Trial; Phylogica Raises $5.2m; Admedus Acquires WA Manufacturing Facility; Psivida To Raise $US19m; Benitic TT-034 FDA Application Delayed One Week; Ellex Buys Iscience For Canaloplasty; Isonea’s Stewart Washer Out, Tim Oldham In, Ross Haghighat Up; Oncosil Re-Approves Loans To Dr Neil Frazer And Martin Rogers; Osprey Enrols First Patient In Avert Device Trial; Bioniche Appoints Donald Olds COO; Genetic Technologies CEO Alison Mew Extends Leave; Isonea Launches Asthmasense Prime In Las Vegas; Resmed Details Peter Farrell’s Non-Executive Role; Capital Group Takes 5.6% Of Mesoblast; Sirtex Sir-Spheres December Quarter Sales Up 19%; Genetic Technologies Claims 23% Increase In Brevagen Tests; Viralytics Completes Phase II Melanoma Treatment; Atcor H1 Sales Down 50%, $1m Loss; European Patent For Bone’s Lexicon; Psivida Ships First Orders Of Iluven To NHS Hospitals; Analytica Appoints Carl Stubbings Director; Biota Raises $31m; Heartware 2013 Revenue Up 87% To $237m; FDA Approves Benitec Hepatitis C Trial; Reva Completes CE Mark Approval Study Enrolment; Starpharma Expects $4.7m R&D Tax Incentive; Atcor’s Sphygmocor Approved In China; Circadian, Opthea Licence OPT-302 (VEX-300) To Selexis; Patrys Raises A Further $1.3m; Stirling (DOCA) To Re-List; Suda Hemostyp Launched In Australia; Agenix Granted Canada Thromboview Patent; Cynata Appoints Dr Kilian Kelly VP Product Development; Prima Amended Phase II Approved In Belgium; Australian Leaders Below 5% In Atcor
Jan 2, 2014
Special Edition; 2013: BDI-40 Up 18%; ASX200 Up 15%, Big Caps Up 18%; Admedus Up 926%, Prana 346%, Neuren 320%; Pharmaxis Down 92%, Prima 57%
Dec 20, 2013
Resonance Jumps 183% On FDA Hepafat-Scan Approval; Novogen, Cornell Collaborate On Glioblastoma Multiforme; Ellex Raises $3m For US Glaucoma Business; Athyrium Lends Universal Biosensors Up To $28m; Actinogen Acquires Laboratory Space At Murdoch University; FDA Requests Halts Invion Smoking Cessation Trial; Imugene Backs Biolife, Chair Change, Webinvest 6%; Antisense Requests Xmas Eve ATL1103 Results Trading Halt; Genetic Technologies Dr Mervyn Jacobson Down To 19%; IM Medical Drops Biotech For White Data; Nusep’s Dr Stephen Van Der Mye Appointed Interim Co Sec 
Dec 19, 2013
2013 - The Year In Review; Pulled Rat Study Halts Living Cell NTcell Parkinson’s Trial; Relabeling Eases Psivida Iluvien FDA Path; Imugene Secures Patents For HER-Vaxx Delivery; Federal Grant For Starpharma MIPS Lung Cancer Research; Pharmaust Prepares For Canine Cancer Trial; Allan Gray Takes 16% Of Tissue Therapies; Suda Appoints Michael Stewart Chairman, Stephen Carter CEO; Rhinomed Appoints Dr Mitch Anderson Sports Advisor
Dec 18, 2013
Innate IPO Raises $10m, Hopes To Trade On Monday; Simavita Quick IPO For $1m To List On ASX; Cellmid: ‘574-Patient Study Backs Midkine Disease Biomarker’; Benitec Tribetarna Increases NSCLC Survival In Mice; Bionomics Receives $7m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Progen Expects $614k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Genetic Technologies’ Dr Mervyn Jacobson Drops To 6%; Correction: Medical Australia; Bone Receives Cornerstone $200k Bridge Loan; Ellex Requests Acquisition, Capital Raising Trading Halt; Isonea Pleads Schultz, Lost CEO To ASX 19% Fall Query
Dec 16, 2013
Patrys Raises $5.5m; Anteo Raises $5.5m; OBJ: ‘GSK Phase II Analgesia Trial’; Drawbridge Begins Phase I Phaxan Anaesthetic Trial; Alchemia Appoints Thomas Liquard Chief Operating Officer; Actinogen Appoints Dr Anton Uvarov Director; Tisia, Henderson Take 10% Of Actinogen
Dec 13, 2013
OBJ: ‘Bodyguard Lubricen Improves Knee Function’; Oversubscribed $2.5m QRX Plan Raises $4.1m, Total $11.6m; Allan Gray Takes 10% Of Acrux; NAB Ceases, Again; Windfall (NZ) Trust Takes 10% Of Medical Australia; Lang Walker Companies Take 11% Of Medical Australia; Bone Renewal EGM; Actinogen Raises $1.5m; OBJ Hires Dr Steve Meller For Deal Negotiations; BPH Director Greg Gilbert Resigns
Dec 12, 2013
FDA Agrees Hatchtech Phase III Trials; Euro, Japan Patents; Admedus Buys Genzyme Fully-Equipped Plant For Cardiocel; Meta-Analysis Backs Atcor Sphygmocor For Cardiovascular; Antisense Completes Toxicology Dosing; Avexa Hires Nextpharma For ATC Capsules; Tissue Therapies $7m Rights Issue Takes Total To $10m; Simavita Backdoors Into Genetic Technologies GTech; Wilson HTM Reduces To 5.3% Of Universal Biosensors; Genetic Technologies Appoints Dr Paul Kasian Director; Phosphagenics TPM Cow Supplements ‘Reduce Anti-Biotic Use’
Dec 11, 2013
Most Patients Enrol In Prana PBT2 Alzheimer’s Extension Trial; Correction: Antisense; Cellmid Raises $2m; FDA Sets May 2014 QRX PDUFA Date; Avexa: ‘Alabama Coal Revenue For ATC By October 2014’; Avita Loses Chair Dalton Gooding, CEO Dr Bill Dolphin
Dec 10, 2013
Scotland Approves Pharmaxis Bronchitol; Medical Australia Raises $4m For Medivet Acquisition; Healthlinx DOCA, 13.8b Share, 500-To-1 Consolidation AGM; Starpharma Loses Co Sec Ben Rogers, Nigel Baade Appointed
Dec 9, 2013
Benitec Files US IND For ‘Single-Shot’ TT-034 For Hepatitis C; Prana Completes Phase II PBT2 ‘Imagine’ Alzheimer’s Dosing; Well-Funded Suda Pauses Bergen Draw-Down Equity Facility; Medical Developments H1 Profit Fall; GSK Ends Contract; Allan Gray Takes 9% Of Acrux; Hunter Hall Reduces To 4% Of Biota; Persistency Reduces To 6% Of Living Cell; Cellmid Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Avita Requests ‘Company Changes’ Trading Halt
Dec 6, 2013
FDA Approves Tissue Therapies Vitrogro Trial; Biota Doses BARDA Phase II Northern Hemisphere ’Flu Patients; Victoria Israel $500k For Collaboration Grants; Victoria, STC $100k For 5 Medical Technologies; Genetic Technologies Brevagen ‘Cost-Effective’; Novogen Co Sec Andrew Bursill Resigns
Dec 5, 2013
CSL Meets 2012 R&D Targets, $531m Budget, Protein Focus; CSL Licences CSL362 For AML To Janssen Biotech; Biotron: ‘BIT225 Reduces Reservoir Cell HIV’; Virax Reviews Assets, Opportunities; FMR Ceases, Fidelity Holds 5% Of Acrux; Acuvax Ex-CEO Dr William Ardrey Fraud Trial Reset
Dec 4, 2013
Mesoblast Stem Cells ‘Safe, Some Efficacy’ In Type 2 Diabetes; Bluechiip Adds 10 Trial Sites, Talks To Asian Distributors; Living Cell Tells ASX: ‘Saturday News Published On Monday’
Dec 3, 2013
NSW Cancer Centre Files For Stage Two; UKTo Fund Psivida, Alimera Iluvien For DME; Simavita IPO Raises $14m For Incontinence; GI Dynamics: ‘Meta-Analysis Shows Efficacy’; Progen, Beta Deal On Heparanase; MRCF $1m For Auspherix To Develop Antibiotics; Unilife To Supply Injectible Delivery For Novartis Drugs; Cogstate, Axon, GSK Partner For Elite Performance; Bioprospect Requests ‘Biotech’ Trading Halt; Circadian Loses Robert Klupacs, Appoints Dr Russell Howard
Dec 2, 2013
November BDI-40 Down 1%, ASX200 Down 2%; Big Caps Down 0.6%  - Anteo Up 146%, Patrys Up 80%, Impedimed Up 52%; Heartware Pays $33m For Circulite, Synergy Platform; Bioxyne Sells HI164OVTo Mariposa, Dr Phillip Comans Goes; Bioniche To Delist From ASX In 2014; Resonance Pleads Schultz, AGM ASX 107% Query; Up To 26% Oppose Immuron Placement Capacity, Share Issues; Bioxyne 28% Remuneration 1st Strike; Australian Leaders Reduces To 8% Of Atcor; Alison Coutts Replaces Nusep Chair John Manusu
Nov 29, 2013
Ascend, 3m Collaboration For Solid Tumors; Antisense Applies For ATL1102 Stem Cell Mobilization Trial; Cynata Jumps 36% On Open; Patrys Multiple Myeloma Patients Tolerate PAT-SM6; Circadian: 23% Oppose Remuneration, Don Clarke Goes; 36% Oppose Genetic Technologies EGM Note, Options - Prof Ian McKenzie, Grahame Leonard Appointed Directors; Steven Kritzler Reduces To 5% Of Nanosonics; Progen: Jitto Arulampalam Chair, Dr Hongjen Chang Director
Nov 28, 2013
Safety Board Approves Alchemia Phase III Ha-Irinotecan Trial; Alchemia Fondaparinux Profit Share Up Despite Sales Fall; Neuren $2m Share Plan Takes Raising To $23.5m; Institut Curie To Use Impedimed L-Dex In Cancer Trial; Eli Lilly Launches Acrux’s Axiron In Brazil; Cynata Returns To ASX From Eco Quest Tomorrow; OBJ Files 3rd Magnetic Transdermal Patent Application; Perth’s Cornerstone Hopes To Save Bone; Progen Loses Remuneration Vote - 71% Against; Pharmaxis AGM Faces 16% Dissent Against Remuneration; Up To 19% Oppose Avexa Remuneration Report; Quixote, Myer Family, Asia Union, Diluted In Cogstate; Genetic Technologies Director Benjamin Silluzio Withdraws; Adrian Bowers Replaces Resonance Co Sec Naomi Haydari
Nov 27, 2013
Victoria Awards $635k Technology Vouchers; Analytica 2014 Launch For Pericoach Anti-Incontinence Tool; Cynata Readies For Commercial Stem Cell Manufacture; Antisense ATL1103 Acromegaly Trial On-Track; Circadian Completes Phase Ib Enrolment, Safety Review; QRX, Teva Deal For Moxduo In Israel; Viralytics Appoints Prof Keith Flaherty To Scientific Board; Progen Loses Chairman Stuart James
Nov 26, 2013
QRX Resubmits Moxduo FDA Application, Again; Dagmar Dolby Takes 8% Of Cogstate; Novogen Files US Anti-Tropomyosin Drug Patent Family; Bank Of America, Merrill Lynch Take 5.5% Of Suda; Mayne AGM 8% Oppose Executive Option Change; IM Medical Pleads Technology News To ASX 200% Query; Actinogen To Lose Executive Director David Zohar; Solagran Appoints Dr Darren Schliebs CEO
Nov 25, 2013
Mesoblast, Regeneus Welcome Japan Phase II Approval Law; Living Cell Earns $2m On NTCell Parkinson’s Implant Approval; Novogen, Cantx Trilexium ‘Destroys Ovarian Cancer Spheres’; 32% Of Starpharma AGM Opposed Withdrawn Constitution; Avita 75% Remuneration 1st Strike; Up To 29% Of Unilife Oppose Director Shares; Allied Health Formally Renamed Admedus; Bioxyne Placement, Options EGM
Nov 22, 2013
Biota Closes Antibiotic Programs; Acrux Takes Hexima Drugs For Transdermal Route; Editorial: Proxy Advisors And AGMs; Up To 28% Of Acrux Oppose Chairman Ross Dobinson Options; Up To 35% Of Cellmid Oppose CEO Maria Halasz Loan Shares; Starpharma Blames ‘Proxy Advisors’ For Constitution Vote
Nov 21, 2013
CSL Heart Therapy CSL112 ‘Reverses Cholesterol Transport’; Antisense $550k 1-For-3 ‘Loyalty’ Options, Consolidation; Thai Green Light For Biotron BIT225 Hepatitis C Trial; Unilife, Hikma Deal $40m Upfront, Milestones; Editorial: Reporting UBS AG In Biotechnology Companies; UBS AG Ceases Substantial In Cochlear, Neuren; Allied Health Becomed Admedus, 8% Oppose Directors’ Stock
Nov 20, 2013
Biota Begins Two Phase I LANI Trials For Influenza NDA; Rhinomed Launches Turbine Nasal Plugs; Up To 26% Of Resmed Oppose Incentive Plan, Executive Pay; Clarity Appoints Inteq’s Dr Alan Taylor Executive Chair; IDT Loses Director Dr Roger Aston; Ausmedtech, Burnet ‘Diagnostics For Emerging Markets’ 
Nov 19, 2013
WEHI Celebrates 10 Years Of Drug Discovery; Mesoblast Stem Cells Benefit Heart Pump Patients; Innate To Raise Up To $12m For MIS416 For Multiple Sclerosis; Cogstate Loss Warning, Cuts Staff, $7.55m Raising; Correction: Cynata (Eco Quest); NSW Uni Assigns Pitney Patents To Pharmaust; Allan Gray Takes 8% Of Acrux, 13% Of QRX
Nov 18, 2013
IDT Files First FDA ANDA For Generic Temozolomide For Cancer; Prana: ‘Most Alzheimer’s Trial Patients In Extension Study’; FDA Approves Medical Developments’ Space Chambers; US Patent For Patrys PAT-SM6; ASX Reinstates Virax From Tomorrow; Eco Quest, Consegna Become Cynata, Rhinomed; Cellmid To Pay Brynne Edelsten Up To 1.4m Shares For Hair; Cogstate Requests Capital Raising, Guidance Trading Halt; Osprey Appoints Avert Cardiac Dye Study Investigators
Nov 15, 2013
Calzada Loses Chair David Franklyn At AGM, Dr Roger Aston In; Prima Loses Reviver Martin Rogers; Circadian Expects $2.5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Consegna Becomes Rhinomed On Monday; UBS AG Reduces To 5% Of Neuren
Nov 14, 2013
Mesoblast: ‘Prochymal Benefit For Paediatric Acute GVHD’; Regeneus Developing Canine Cancer Vaccine, Human Potential; Resonance, Alliance To Provide European Imaging; Novogen, Genea Collaborate On Degenerate Diseases; Correction: Reva; Avexa Plan To Raise Up To $3m, Small Parcel Facility; Eco Quest Completes 1-For-20 Consolidation; Talu Takes CM Capital’s 10% Of Universal Biosensors; Hockings Take 19.99% Of Phylogica; Capital Concerns, Logue Family Below 5% Of Immuron, Again; Genetic Technologies Director Tommaso Bonvino To Retire
Nov 13, 2013
QRX Raises $7.5m, 34% Oppose Remuneration; NSW $250k To Cardiovascular Research Network; Virax Released From Administration; Suda Raises $5.6m; Canada Approves Immuron OTC Travelan; Patrys Rights Issue To Raise $12.5m; Impedimed: AMA Raises BIS Lymphoedema Test To CPT Code 1; Acrux, Eli Lilly Sue Actavis Over Axiron Patents; Reva Rezolve2 Sales Delay, Finance, New Products Pipeline; Isonea To Lose CEO Michael Thomas In 2014; Thai Quoc Tang Gaol For Tissue Therapies Share Trading; Consegna AGM Votes To Become Rhinomed
Nov 12, 2013
Heartware September Quarter Revenue Up 140% To $59m; Unilife, Medimmune Deal On Wearable Injectors; Ellex Claims Sales Improvement; Suda Restructures Protopharma Artimist Deal; Uscom Appoints Medsource As Southern US Distributor; Up To 24% Of Suda AGM Oppose Placement Capacity; Atcor Pleads Schultz To ASX 33% Query
Nov 11, 2013
Clinuvel US Phase III EPP Trial Misses Primary Endpoint; FDA Further Delays Invion Phase II INV102 Smoking Cessation Trial; Mesoblast Stem Cells Improve Stroke Recovery In Rats; FDA Committee Backs Cochlear Hybrid Hearing Implant; Patrys PAT-SM6, Carfilzomib Trial For Multiple Myeloma; Antisense Receives $974k Federal R&D Tax Refund; QRX $5m Placement, $3m Share Plan; Phylogica Underwritten $6m Rights Issue, Notes; Suda Deal, Capital Raising Halt; Hires Torreya For Deals; Jason Peterson, Celtic Capital Cease Consegna Substantial; Robert Thomas Replacing Starpharma Chair Peter Bartles; Impedimed Appoints David Adams Second US Director
Nov 8, 2013
Immuron IMM-124E ‘Alleviates Liver Fibrosis In Mice’; Federal Government $522m For 1,177 ARC Research Projects; Allied Ships 1st European Cardiocel Order; Viralytics Prepares For New Cavatak Melanoma Trial; FDA Clears Immuron Phase II IMM-124E ASH Trial; Anteo, BBI Solutions To Investigate Mix&Go For Diagnostics; Patrys 2nd US Patent For PAT-LM1; Osprey Completes $14m Placement; Biodiem Departs The ASX; Biotron AGM Rolls Director Bruce Hundertmark; Up To 11% Of Alchemia AGM Oppose Director Options; Up To 24% Of Nanosonics Oppose Chairman Maurie Stang; ‘Third Party’ Agrees To Pay Back Phosphagenics Theft
Nov 7, 2013
Prima Trial Changes, Drops Licence, Israel-Palestine Deal; Novogen, Yale Joint Venture Cantx For Ovarian Cancer; Centenary Institute, Mirrx Collaborate On Mirna Blockmir; J&J’s Lifescan Ends Universal Biosensors Test Strips; Biotech Daily Is Eight, Today; Unilife CEO Alan Shortall Rebutts US Legal Action; Unilife Pleads Schultz, US Law Suit To ASX 16% Fall Query; Anteo’s CEO Dr Geoff Cumming Starts On $400k; Phylogica Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Nov 6, 2013
FDA Orphan Designation For Patrys PAT-SM6 For Cancer; Resmed Swaps $US400m Credit Facility For Up To $US1bn; Biota Incentive Plan 259% Rise AGM, Law Firm ‘Investigates’; Unilife Requests US Lawsuit Trading Halt; Ausimed To Support Early-Stage Australia-Israel Research; Imugene Appoints Dr Axel Hoos Director, Steve Harris Goes
Nov 5, 2013
Imugene Completes First $850k Tranche Of $2.5m Placement; Bioniche Appoints Dr Michael Berendt CEO
Nov 4, 2013
Clinuvel Phase II Scenesse Trial For Darker Skin Vitiligo; Tissue Therapies $3m Placement, $5.3m Rights Offer; Eco Quest Raises $5m, To Become Cynata; Minderoo (Metal) Group Reduces To 16% Of Allied Health; Anteo Agm: 25% Oppose Placement Capacity
Nov 1, 2013
Adjusted 7-Year BDI-40 Up 160.7%, ASX200 6.9%; October BDI-40 Up 2.5%, ASX200 Up 4%; Big Caps Up 5% - Allied Health Up 102%, Benitec 65%, Phosphagenics 61%; MRCF $2m For Protego Sternum Protector; Allan Gray Takes 6.75% Of Acrux; Living Cell: ‘Diabecell Reduces Hypoglycaemic Events’; Alchemia: ‘Dr Reddy’s Stronger In North America’; Perpetual Takes 12% Of Sirtex; Franklin Resources, Affiliates Take 5% Of Cochlear; Australian Ethical Takes 10% Of Ellex; Dr Bernard Hockings Reduces To 5.8% Of Phylogica; Ausbiotech Elects Directors Julie Phillips, Dr Andrea Douglas
Oct 31, 2013
FDA Approves Teva, Mesoblast Phase III Cardiac Trial; Prana PBT2 Reverses Memory Loss In Old Normal Mice; Reva Implants 87th Rezolve2 Stent Live To Conference; Hatchtech Raises $13m, Dr Richard Treagus Director; Agenix To Sell AGX-1009 For Hep B To China For $2m; UBS AG Takes 6% Of Neuren; Dr Esra Ogru, Phosphagenics Deed; Robert Gianello To Court; Tissue Therapies Has One Quarter Cash; Raising Trading Halt; Unilife Has One Quarter Cash; CEO Dr Neil Frazer Takes 8% Of Oncosil; Ian Frazer, Allied, Nanosonics Win Ausbiotech Janssen Gongs
Oct 30, 2013
Ausbiotech Brisbane Conference Opens; FDA Orphan Status For Neuren NNZ-2566 Fragile X Trial; WEHI’s Prof Terry Speed Wins $300k PM’s Science Prize; Regeneus Hiqcell Arthritis Treatment In Melbourne; Pharmaxis Opts For Novaquest’s $42m; Impedimed Appoints Investigators For Pivotal Trial; DSM To Manufacture Circadian, Opthea OPT-302 (VGX-300); Immuron AGM For 18m Director, CFO Shares, 55m Options; Proctor & Gamble Promotes Isonea Airsonea To Women; Cellmid To Release 10m Advangen Escrow Shares; Novogen Appoints Lionel Mateo Joint Co Sec; Biodiem Has One Quarter Cash, Delisting
Oct 29, 2013
TGA Approves Progen Phase I PG545 Solid Tumor Trial; No Adverse Cardiac Events In Reva 30-Day Rezolve2 Follow-Up; Eco Quest Cynata AGM Suspension; Alchemia HA-Irinotecan For Lung Cancer ‘Good Early Data’; US Patent For Drawbridge Phaxan Anaesthetic; Xeraya $13m For Nusep’s Prime, Alison Coutts Takes Chair; Sirtex Small Dissent Against CEO Performance Rights; Alchemia Receives $9m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Psivida AGM For 370k Director, CEO Options; Domain Reduces To 5.6% Of GI Dynamics; Ausbiotech, Koreabio Collaboration
Oct 28, 2013
Vale Lou Reed 1942-2013; Ausbiotech Investor Conference; CEO Dr Anna Lavelle Back; Clinuvel Scenesse Efficacy In Two Hailey-Hailey Patients; Invion Pays Accolade $500k For Zafirlukast For Asthma; Allied Pleads Schultz To ASX 60% Query; Mesoblast Partner JCR Files For First Japan MSC Approval; Atcor $625k German Trial Contract; Prof Ruth Bishop Wins $50k AIPS, CSL Florey Medal
Oct 25, 2013
Biotron BIT-225 Reduces G-3 Hep C In HIV Co-Infected Patients; Japan Approves Cyclopharm Technegasplus For Clinical Use; Tissue Therapies Files For Pivotal US Vitrogro Trial; Atcor Sphygmocor Mexico Approval Not Complete; Virax Raising $2.5m, Preparing To Resurface On ASX; Minderoo (Metal) Group Takes 18% Of Allied Health; Watermark, Australian Leaders, Braitling Below 5% Of Mayne; Kinetic Takes 6% Of Osprey; Belgravia, Geoffrey Lord Increases, Diluted To 9% Of IDT
Oct 24, 2013
Mesoblast, Intrexon, Ziopharm Unite For New Cancer Drugs; Starpharma: ‘Dendrimer-Docetaxel Stops Neutropenia In Rats’; Phosphagenics: ‘Opioid Patch Beats High Dose Tablet’; Federal Government Recommits To Research Funding; Acrux Axiron Sales Down, $26m Milestone; Schroder, Associates Take 7% Of Cochlear; Inverarey Takes 7% Of Immuron; OBJ Pleads Schultz To ASX 23.5% Query; WEHI ‘It’s A Hit - Decade Of Drug Discovery’ Symposium; Bio-Melbourne, Infection Network Breakfast On Superbugs
Oct 23, 2013
Federal Government: $559m NHMRC Grants; Imugene To Buy Biolife HER-Vaxx For 300m Shares, Raises $2.5m; Allied Oversubscribed Rights Offer Raises $10.4m; Viralytics Receives $1.9m Federal R&D Tax Refund; USPTO Allows Immuron Cow Colostrum Patent; Up To 38% Of Genetic Technologies Oppose EGM Votes; Australian Ethical Takes 7% Of Pharmaxis; Benitec Releases 2m Escrow Shares, Issues 1m Tacere Shares; Nanosonics CEO Michael Kavanagh Starts On $410k; Cyclopharm Chairman Vanda Gould Steps Aside; Andrew Manhire Replaces Medical Dev Co Sec Wendy Gouveia
Neuren Places $21.5m, Share Plan For $3m More; Walter And Eliza Hall Trust Funds WEHI Equipment; Osprey Begins 20-Patient Diabetic Limb Recovery Trial; Allan Gray Returns To Substantial In Acrux; Westpac, BT Take 6%; NAB, Associates ‘Lend’ Below 5% Of Acrux; Correction: IDT; I’rom Increases, Diluted To 16.5% Of IDT; Invion Pleads Schultz To ASX 47% Query; Virax Appoints Sean Henbury Co Sec; Happy 10th Birthday To Pharmaust’s Epichem; Ausbiotech Readies For Melbourne, Brisbane Conferences
FDA Rejects Psivida's Iluvien For DME, Again - New Trial; FDA Approves Iroko, Iceutica Perth-Invented Nano-Diclofenac; Novogen Draws Down Further Hudson Bay $1m; Anteo To Trial Mix&Go Magnetic Beads, Plates; Pharmaxis AGM For 2m CEO ‘Performance Rights’; Allied Health AGM For 7m Director Options, Name Change; Cellmid AGM For 12m CEO Loan Shares; IDT Dr Graeme Blackman Increases, Diluted To 9%; Hunter Hall Down To 18% Of Sirtex; Imugene Requests Acquisition, Capital Raising Trading Halt
Avita Investigator Recell Trial ‘Excellent’ Repigmentation; US ‘Fast-Track’ For Neuren Fragile X Trial, Trading Halt; Cellmid, Pacific Edge Cxbladder Test Signs US Deal; Japan Patent For Cellmid’s Midkine; US Patent For Oncosil Pancreatic Cancer Treatment; Psivida Requests FDA PDUFA Iluvien DME Review Trading Halt; Federal Government Boosts Suda Westcoast Record Revenue; Starpharma AGM For 950k CEO ‘Performance Rights’; Patrys Loses Director Dr Alan Robertson; Canary Networks Biotechnology Sydney, Melbourne Shows
Pharmaxis Prepares For US Bronchitol CF Trial In 2014; IDT Completes $3.1m Placement; Allied Phase I Herpes Vaccine Trial ‘Safe So Far’; Circadian Phase Ia VGX-100 Solid Tumor Trial Enrolled; Antisense Expects Early Look At ALT1103 Acromegaly Data; Benitec Pleads Schultz, Roadshows To ASX 45% Query; Cyclopharm Chairman Vanda Gould Charged On Tax Schemes
Ramaciotti Foundations $2.2m For Biomedical Research; Osprey Raises $14m; CSL AGM: 20% Oppose CEO Paul Perreault ‘Performance Rights’; US, Australian Patents For BPH, Cortical Dynamics Monitor; Isonea, Uhealth Sales, Distribution Collaboration; Pharmaxis Q1 Bronchitol Sales Up 179%; Novogen Up 36% On Deal Speculation
Oct 15, 2013
Medical Developments Files European Penthrox Application; Eco Quest $6m Share Plan Opens; Uscom: ‘China’s Pioneer Commits To 5-Year, $7m Distribution’; QRX Licences South Africa Moxduo IR To Aspen; Innate Completes Move From NZ To Sydney For MS Drug; Benitec AGM For 67% Increase In Directors Fee Pool; Genetic Techno Tom Howitt Acting CEO, Alison Mew On Leave
Starpharma Dendrimer-Oxaliplatin Cuts Neurotoxicity In Mice; Ellex: ‘Study Backs 2RT For Early AMD’; Osprey Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; European Patent For Consegna’s Breatheassist; Limberg Takes 6% Of Regeneus; Invion Executive Dr James Campbell Returns To Non-Executive
Mesoblast Buys ‘Competitor’ Osiris For Up To $106m; Melbourne Uni, Procypra Collaborate On Parkinson’s
Burnet’s Hepseevax Raising $1.5m For Delta 3 For Hep C; University Of Queensland, Leo Collaborate On Skin Cancer; Cogstate, Merck: ‘Cognigram Measures Cognitive Decline’; Kaiser Permanente Expands Impedimed L-Dex U400 Roll-Out; QRX Closer To Resubmitting Moxduo Application To FDA; Novogen Acquires Genscreen’s Anti-Tropomyosins For Cancer; Universal Biosensors J&J Verio Back, Siemens Test Delayed; Biodiem AGM Votes To Delist From ASX; Neuren Pleads Schultz, Good News To ASX 39% Query; Alchemia AGM For 3m Director, CEO, Ex-CEO Options; Australian Leaders Reduced, Diluted To 9% Of Atcor 
Prof Alan Cowman, Prof Lloyd Hollenberg Win Victoria Prizes; Regeneus: ‘Hiqcell Effective, Safe For Osteoarthritis’; TGA Allows 8 More Surgeons To Use Allied’s Cardiocel Patch; Clinical Genomics Buys Enterix For Blood Bowel Cancer Test; US Politics Could Delay Benitec On-Track Hepatitis C Trial; Broad Euro Patent For Cellmid’s Midkine; Bionomics $17m Off-Shore R&D Eligible For 45% Rebate; Bioniche Urocidin Canada Filing Delayed 6 Months; Agenix Quits China, Thromboview China Patent; Nusep Receives $1.65m R&D Tax Refund; David Adams To Replace Impedimed Director Dr Mel Bridges
Acrux Axiron First Euro Approval, Products In Development; Ausbiotech: Melbourne 2016 International Bio Symposium; CSL Settles US Anti-Trust Suit For $68m
3-Month Sirtex Dose Sales Up 4%; Cellmid Receives $712k R&D Tax Refund; Healthlinx Raises $70k; CEO Alan Shortall Takes 6.7% Of Unilife
Cellmid Anti-Midkine Efficacy Against Tumors In Mice; ATP, Ignition Labs Launch 4 Startups With $25k Each, Mentors; Genetic Technologies Underwritten Plan Raises $1.4m Of $3m; Anteo AGM For 9m Director Options; NAB, Associates Take 5% Of Acrux; Australian Ethical Takes 6% Of Universal Biosensors; Australian Ethical Takes 9% Of Ellex; Ascend Appoints Dr Peter Smith Chair, Mark Ewing Director
Oct 2, 2013
US Patent For Phylogica Synthetic Phylomer Libraries; Isonea AGM For 1m 14c Director Options; Atcor’s Sphygmocor XCel Equals Tonometry For Stiffness; Acrux Appoints Dr Tim Oldham Director; Federal Parliamentary Friends Of Women In Science Meetings
Sep 27, 2013
Bionomics: ‘BNC375 100-Fold Therapeutic Window, Safety’; IDT Rights Issue Raises $2m; $4m To Go; Bioniche Raises $10m; Antisense Consolidation; $570k 1-For-3 ‘Loyalty’ Options; Euro Patent For Imugene’s Linguet; Medical Developments Appoints Leon Hoare Director
Sep 26, 2013
Menzies Research: ‘Less Drugs With Atcor Sphygmocor’; US Approves Ellex SLT For Government Contracts; Genetic Technologies’ Immunaid To Raise Up To $10m; Psivida Revenue Down 39% To $2m, Loss Down 52% To $13m; Generation, Unnamed Associates Take 5% Of Cochlear
Sep 25, 2013         
‘No Calcification’ In Allied 5-Year Cardiocel Follow-Up; Victoria’s Technology Voucher Program Opens; Sunshine Heart Raises $49m; Australian Antisense ATL1102 Multiple Sclerosis Patent; Denlin, Tony Grist Diluted Below 5% In Oncosil
Sep 20, 2013
Living Cell Implants First-In-Human Pig NTCell For Parkinson’s; Sunshine Heart To Raise $42m; Suda Appoints Ex-Phylogica Nick Woolf Chief Business Officer; Impedimed Board Loses Greg Brown; Morten Vigeland CFO; Cellmid To Supply Hair Lotion To Japan’s Natural Garden; Schroder, Associates Take 5% Of Cochlear; Jason Peterson. Celtic Take 5% Of Imugene; Eco Quest Requests Cynata Acquisition Trading Halt
Sep 19, 2013
Prima Suspends Phase II/III CVac Cancer Study For Endpoint; Mesoblast: ‘Stem Cells Equal Graft For Lumbar Spinal Fusion’; Ellex Placement Raises $3.3m; Phosphagenics Begins Phase I TPM-Oxymorphone Dosing; Regeneus Opens Up 14%; Bioniche Raises Raising To $9m; Virax Placements To Raise Up To $2.5m; Consegna Name Change To Rhinomed, Sells Imugene Shares; Biota Revenue Up 65% To $35m, Loss Down 55% To $9m; Sunshine Heart Capital Raising; Pharmaxis Loses Dr John Villiger, Richard Van Den Broek
Sep 18, 2013
Viralytics Cavatak Meets Melanoma Endpoint Ahead Of Plan; Calzada Files Novosorb FDA Wound Dressing Application; Uscom Raises $1m; Osprey Cincor Dye Trial Continues, ‘Avert’ The Priority; Imugene Discontinues Linguet Ibuprofen; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On Emerging Technology Jobs
Sep 17, 2013
Osprey Focus On Heart Dye Reduction Over Capture; Genetic Technologies Settles Genelex Non-Coding DNA Case; Medivac Sells Metamizer; Eco Quest Pleads Schultz, Cynata To ASX 28% Query; Ender 1, SNP, Apercen, Polansky Take 6% Of Clinuvel; Ellex Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Sep 16, 2013
Ian Macfarlane For Industry, Peter Dutton Health; Biodiem BDM-I Active Against Cryptococcus, Fungi; Living Cell NTCell Improves Parkinson’s In Monkeys; Suda $1.9m Secured Convertible Notes; Starpharma Priostar Evaluation With Gowan; Bluechiip Offers Blue-Diligence Advice; Pharmaust Share Plan Raises $185k; Biota Loses Director, Ex-CEO Peter Cook; Cyclopharm Regains Director Henry Townsing
Sep 13, 2013
Sunshine Heart Pivotal Trial Enrols 1st Of 388 Patients; Prana PBT2 Huntington’s Results Delay, Alzheimer’s Extended; Oncosil $7.8m Placement, Plan For $2.5m More, Director, Co Sec; Actinogen Closes Laboratory, Loses Staff; Cochlear 2nd Strike Spill, $1.4m CEO Options AGM; CSL AGM For 25,000 CEO Paul Perreault ‘Rights’, Dr McNamee $5m; Benitec Lung Cancer Candidate Wins Uni Of NSW Gong
Sep 12, 2013
Victoria Awards Three $150k Veski Fellowships; EU Orphan Status For Patrys PAT-SM6 For Multiple Myeloma; 17 Of 25 GI Dynamic Endobarrier Trial Sites Recruiting; Oncosil Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Bioniche Settles Dispute With Dissenting Shareholders
Sep 11, 2013
Starpharma: Dendrimer-Oxaliplatin Superior, Less Toxic In Mice; Regeneus IPO Raises $10.5m, ASX Listing Next Week; Mayne Licences Suba-Itraconazole To Hedgepath For Cancer; UK Approves Viralytics Phase I/II Cavatak Cancer Trial; QRX Licences Moxduo To Aspen For Australasia; Correction: Unilife; Calzada Pleads Schultz To ASX 10.5% Fall Query; Chairman Andrew Kroger Takes 25% Of Cryosite
Sep 10, 2013
Unilife Long Term Syringe Deal With Sanofi; Heartware Leaves The Building; Synthesis Opens Cambridge Chemistry Facility; Genetic Technologies Completes $5m Ironridge Notes Document; Celtic, Denlin, Tisia, Henderson, JK Have 25% Of Eco Quest; Mark Pryn Replaces Circadian CFO, Co Sec Steven Zammit
Sep 9, 2013
UK Diabetologists Funds GI Dynamics Endobarrier Trial; FDA Approves Neuren Phase II NNZ-2566 Fragile X Trial; BSI Submits Tissue Therapies Vitrogro Dossier To EMA; S&P ASX300 Promotes Mayne, Demotes Pharmaxis
Sep 6, 2013
‘Coalition Decides ARC Grants’ - Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey; FDA Sets October Date For QRX On Moxduo; Stefan Cross To Replace Mayne USA President Phil Hodges; Michael Quinert Replaces Healthlinx Malcolm Lucas-Smith
Sep 5, 2013
Innate $12m For Phase IIb Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Trial; John Leaver Increases, Diluted At 6% Of Bionomics
Sep 4, 2013
Ellex Recruits 50 Patients, Adds 2 Sites To 2RT AMD Trial; Parkinson’s UK Grants $260k For Prana PBT434 Study; Mexico Approves Atcor’s Sphygmocor XCel; NSW $3.25m For Chronic Disease; Isonea: Airsonea CE Mark Documents Filed; Cellmid Revenue Up 344% To $761k, Loss Down 22% To $1.5m; Ausbiotech Brisbane Conference: ‘Bio-Economy In Transition’; Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Tonight
Sep 3, 2013
Election Editorial: No One Offering A $1bn Phase III Trials Fund; Allied Treats 1st HSV-2 Patients, Call For Volunteers; Virax Votes For Resuscitation; Genetic Technologies, Genesis Settle Patent Case; Phosphagenics Opioid Posters At Las Vegas Pain Conference; Immuron Loses Director Dr Elane Zelcer; Prana’s PBT2 Wins Elsevier Neuroscience Gong; Uniquest’s Dendright Appoints Helen Roberts CEO
Aug 30, 2013
Biotron Targets HIV, Hep C Co-Infection; New York Clears Genetic Technologies Brevagen For US; Biodiem To Delist In November; South Korea Approves Nanosonics Trophon; Viralytics Pleads Schultz To ASX 19% Query; Atcor Revenue Up 41% To $9m, $2.7m Maiden Profit; Ellex Revenue Down 10% To $43m, Profit Turns To $816k Loss; Alchemia Revenue Up 3,247% To $24m, Loss Down 68% To $5m; Compumedics Revenue Down 3% To $27m, Loss Down 46% To $1.5m; Allied Health Revenue Up 15% To $7m, Loss Down 81% To $2m; Avita Revenue Down 22% To $4m, Loss Up 5% To $8m; Mass Mutual Reduces To 7% In Novogen; Genetic Technologies Revenue Up 31% To $8m, Loss Up 76% To $9m; Resonance Revenue Down 4% To $1.7m, Loss Down 36% To $173k; Unilife Pleads Schultz To ASX 30% Query
Aug 29, 2013
Hearing CRC Remote Cochlear Implant Mapping Module; Living Cell Direction Change, Phase IIb Trial Questions; IDT Placement, Rights Issue To Raise $6m; Mesoblast Revenue Down 9% To $35m, Loss Down 13% To $62m; Reimbursement Delays Pharmaxis French Bronchitol Launch; Cryosite Revenue Up 9% To $9m, Profit Up 22% To $1m, Dividend; IDT Revenue Up 7% To $11m, Loss Up 191% To $5m; Prima Files US Sec ‘Shelf Registration’ To Raise Up To $67m; Cambridge’s Dr Greg Winter In Bio-Melbourne Blockbuster; Bone Pays ASX Fees, Returns To Listing
Aug 28, 2013
WEHI Test For Coeliac Disease Shows Greater Prevalence; More Data Delays QRX 6 Months, 2014 Launch Hopes; FDA Approves 286-Patient Heartware Destination Trial Extension; Cyclopharm H1 Revenue Up 15% To $5m, Loss Down 23% To $986k; Circadian Revenue Down 22% To $1m, Loss Up 2% To $5m; Impedimed Revenue Down 8% To $3m, Loss Down 31% To $8.5m; Brain Revenue Down 34% To $4m, Profit Turns To $1.5m Loss; Progen Revenue Up 24% To $3.5m, Loss Down 39% To $2m; Eco Quest 100m Director’s Options EGM; Wilson HTM Reduces To 5.3% Of Universal Biosensors; Michael Kavanagh Replaces Nanosonics CEO Ron Weinberger; Sunshine Heart Appoints Dr Patrick Verta Chief Medical Officer
Aug 27, 2013
Agenix, Arrayjet Collaborate For Micro-Array Diagnostiq; Living Cell: Independent Audit Of Argentine Diabetes Trial; Acrux Revenue Up 56% To $17m, Profit Down 6% To $7m, Dividend; Mayne Pharma Revenue Up 60% To $84m, Profit To $3m Loss; Eco Quest Share Plan Raises $458k; Genetic Technologies Placement Raises $3m; Allan Gray Reduces (Just) Below 5% Of Acrux; IDT Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Chris Smith Replaces Universal Bio’s Dr Elizabeth Wilson; L'Oéal: Kathryn Holt, Misty Jenkins, Joanne Whittaker
Aug 26, 2013
CE Mark First Approval For Allied Health Cardiocel; Nusep Share Plan Raises $1.2m; Anteo Files 2 Australian Mix&Go Patent Applications; QRX Requests ‘FDA Review’ Trading Halt; Benitec Promotes CEO Dr Peter French To M-D; Prana Pleads Schultz To ASX 14% Query
Aug 23, 2013
FDA Approves Osprey Avert Cardiac Dye Reduction System; Nanosonics, Toshiba Sell 6 Trophons To UK Hospital; US Patent Expands Biodiem BDM-I Anti-Microbial Claims; Medical Developments Revenue Up 4% To $12m, Profit Down 15%; Nusep Expects $1.6m R&D Tax Refund; La Jolla Cove Deal Sends Bone Into Suspension; Nicholas Falzon Replaces Oncosil Co Sec Jillian McGregor
Aug 22, 2013
Coalition: ‘Faster Trials, Drug Approvals; $35m For Diabetes’; Labor’s Peter Beattie: ‘I Will Champion Biotechnology’; LBT Revenue Up 333% To $4.4m, One-Off Turnaround $531k Profit; OBJ Raises $1.85m; Probiotec Revenue Up 5% To $70m, Profit Down 52% To $597k; Genetic Technologies Signs Interwest For Brevagen Tests; Graeme Kaufman Replaces IDT Chairman Dr Graeme Blackman; Progen PG545 Toxicology Study, Dr Keith Dredge Returns; ASX To Release 6,535,910 GI Dynamics CDIs From Escrow
Aug 21, 2013
Coalition R&D Credit ‘Review’; $100m Transition, Export Funds; Sirtex $3m For ANU Professorial Chair; Avita Dutch Recell Vitiligo Trial Recruits All 10 Patients; Cogstate Revenue Up 4% To $12.6m, Profit To Loss; Pharmaust Share Plan For $1m; Consegna Share Plan For $1m; Dr Dax Marcus Calder Takes 6.4% Of Patrys; Bone Requests ‘La Jolla Cove Status’ Trading Halt; Merchant Reduces, Diluted To 16% Of Calzada; Isonea’s Asthmasense Wins Frost And Sullivan Gong
Aug 20, 2013
Greens $2bn Science Funding To Take R&D To 3% Of GDP; Labor Promises $250m Medical Research Innovation Fund; Bluechiip Placement Raises $2.55m; GE $4m Nanosonics US Sales Staff, EU Greens ‘Game-Changer’; Generic Fondaparinux Earns Alchemia $9.6m In 12 Months; Allied Pleads Schultz, RBS Morgans To ASX 30% Query; Anteo Revenue Up 22% To $1.8m, Loss Down 8% To $2.2m; OBJ Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Aug 19, 2013
Bone: ‘La Jolla Cove Still Delaying Payments’; John Richards Replaces Biota’s Jefferey Errington, Bonuses; Acorn Takes Profit, Reduces To 12% Of Starpharma; Och-Ziff Takes 10% Of Brain Resource; Consegna Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Aug 16, 2013
Tissue Therapies Rebutts Student Claims; Oncosil Pleads Schultz, News To ASX 48% Query; Webinvest Takes 5% Of Oncosil; Medivac Rodger Johnson M-D, Metamizer Deals, $800k Notes; Bluechiip Takes Capital Raising Trading Halt To Suspension
Aug 15, 2013
Sirtex Revenue Up 16% To $100m, Profit Up 7% To $18m, Dividend; South Korea Approves Prima CVac Ovarian Cancer Trial; Brain Resource Raises $2m; Suda’s Westcoast Wins Government Preferred Status; Pharmaxis Revenue Up 41% To $11.6m, Loss Up 13% To $43.5m; ITL Revenue Down 12% To $25m, Profit Up 86% To $2.5m, Dividend; Eco Quest Pleads Schultz, Cynata, Directors To ASX 40% Query; Dr Roger Aston, Prof David Morris Substantial In Pharmaust
Aug 14, 2013
CSL Record Profit Up 19% To $1,338m, Revenue Up 7% To $5,642m, Marie Mcdonald Replaces Director Ian Renard; Suda Completes Novadel Acquisition; Nanosonics Revenue Up 35% To $17.6m, Loss Up 23% To $5.8m; Labor Names Medical Technology ‘1st Innovation Partnership’; Biota Clears Way For Up To $82m Capital Raising; Biotron BIT Capsule Increases Bioavailability 1.6-Fold; Ellex Profit Warning; Correction: Sunshine Heart; Clarification: GI Dynamics; Greenlight Takes 7% Of GI Dynamics; Jason Peterson, Celtic Capital Below 5% Of Imugene; Bluechiip Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Aug 13, 2013
Patrys: ‘2 Of 6 Phase I Multiple Myeloma Patients Respond’; WEHI, CSL, Ludwig ‘Interleukin-11 A Potential Cancer Target’; Medical Developments Positive Cardiac Safety Trial; Sunshine Heart Hires Minnetronix For C-Pulse Power System; Regeneus IPO Opened Today; Hunter Hall Has 18% Of Sirtex; Medtronic, J&J, Polaris, Domain, Advanced Diluted In GI Dynamics; ANU Reduces To 5% Of Bionomics; Chairman William Mobbs Takes 35% Of ITL
Aug 12, 2013
Uniquest’s Dendright Signs Collaboration With Janssen ; Reva Resolve2 Stent Implant Live To Conference; Perpetual Takes 2m Of Dr Bruce Gray’s 7m Sirtex Shares; Sirtex Directors’ Rights Plan; Pharmaust Raises $2.5m, Founder Bryan Mclarty Resigns
Aug 9, 2013
Mayne Signs Two Subacap Distributors For Europe; Heartware H1 Revenue Up 81% To $110m, Loss Down 38% To $28m; Genesis Directors: Phi San Lam, Frankie Chen, Sharon Kwan
Aug 8, 2013
Benitec, NSW Uni Beta III Tubulin Gene For Lung Cancer Licence; Regeneus $12m Fat Stem Cells For Musculoskeletal IPO; Imugene Up 60% On Linguet Vitamin D ‘Meltlet’, Partner Talks; Bluechiip Stem Cell, Blood Bag Cryo-Preservation Cassette ; Advanced Surgical Orthofix Distribution Deal, Spinal Sale; Oncosil Hires Emergo For Regulatory Pathways; Bioniche $8m Placement At 30.7 Cents
Aug 7, 2013
Sirtex Founder Dr Bruce Gray Sells $87m More Shares; Patrys Last Group Dosed In PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Trial; South Korea Approves Atcor Sphygmocor Xcel; European Patent For Viralytics Picornaviruses For Cancer; Japan Grants Imugene Linguet Buccal Delivery Patent; Bioniche Requests Up To $8m Capital Raising Trading Halt; Novogen Appoints Prof Paul De Souza Medical Board Chairman; Acuvax Ex-CEO Dr William Ardrey Fraud Trial Set
Cochlear Revenue Down 3% To $753m, Profit Up 133% To $133m, CEO Dr Chris Roberts: Australian Regulation Concern; Medicines Australia: More Drugs Exported Than Cars, Alcohol; Benetic Licences ddRNAi To Regen For Cancer Vaccines; TGA Approves Isonea Airsonea Wheeze Monitor; Malaysia’s RC Precision To Make Bluechiip Equipment; M&G Group Buys 2m More GI Dynamics Shares; Asia Union Decreases, Diluted To 10% In Tissue Therapies 
Aug 5, 2013
Neuren Responds To Phase II Rett Trial Petition; Ex-Ceo Dr Esra Ogru Pays Phosphagenics $570k ‘Restitution’; Europe Begins Tissue Therapies Review In September; Allan Gray Reduces To 5% Of Acrux; Annmac Increases, Diluted To 10% In Agenix; Pharmaust EGM Backs Peloton Pitney Backdoor Listing; Viralytics Trades On US OTC Market; OBJ Pleads Schultz To ASX 54% Query
Jul 31, 2013
Bionomics ‘Up To $190m’ Merck Licence For Pain Compound; Biotron Enrols All 12 Phase II Hep C/HIV Patients; EGM To Revive Virax, Elect Dr Wayne Millen Director; Benitec Share Plan $2.8m Takes Total To $10.7m; Davies Collison Cave US Intellectual Property Seminar
Jul 30, 2013
Biota CEO Russell Plumb Faces Few Australian Investors; CSIRO Decodes Barrier Reef Coral For Sunscreen; Victoria Appoints Leonie Walsh Lead Scientist; Suda Final Report: ‘Artimist Superior To Quinine For Malaria’; Genetic Technologies’ Gtech Buys Incontinence Test Simavita; Genetic Technologies Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Consegna Hires Chinamed For Breatheassist Turbine; Metal Group Takes 17% Of Allied Health; Victoria-India Scholarships ‘Bring Best And Brightest’
Jul 29, 2013
Neuren NNZ-2591 Efficacy For Fragile X In Mice; Prana Doses 1st PBT2 Alzheimer’s Imaging Extension Patient; Calzada: No Secret Trials, AOD9604 Prescribed Legally; Tissue Therapies EU Vitrogro ‘Device’, 6 Months To Sales; Canadian Allowance For Bone Axcess II Oral Peptide Patent; Bionomics Begins BNC101 Safety Analysis; Cellmid, UK’s Abcodia Midkine For Colorectal Cancer Test; Compumedics $324k Qatar Order For Long-Term EEG System; Hunter Hall Reduces To 7% Of Biota 
Jul 26, 2013
CSIRO, Duke, Singapore $20m Pandemic Partnership; Regeneus Up To $12m IPO For Fat Stem Cells Technology; Calzada, Polynovo Treat Last Free-Flap Novosorb Patient; Phosphagenics: ‘TPM Patch Delivers Oxycodone Over 72 Hours’; Neuren Pleads Schultz To ASX 42% Query; MJGD, BSMI Trust Take 6.5% Of Benitec; Irwin, Bioa Trust Take 6.5% Of Benitec
Jul 25, 2013
Acrux Axiron H1 Sales Up 148% To $91m, On-Track For $25m; UK Nice Approves Sirtex Sir-Spheres; Psivida: ‘French Reimbursement For Iluvien’; Phylogica, Cubist Collaborate On Antimicrobial Phylomers; Biota To Meet Australian Investors; Dr David Thurin, Dalit Take 6% Of Benitec
Phosphagenics: $5.7m Theft, Dr Esra Ogru Dismissed, 5 Others; Brain Describes New US FDA ‘De Novo’ Pathway; Patrys Treats 3rd PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Cohort; Benitec Completes $7.9m Placement; Court Rejects Dissidents’ Bioniche EGM; Two Australian Patents For BPH, Molecular Discovery HLS5; Ausbiotech Melbourne, Brisbane October Bio-Fests 
Jul 23, 2013
Prana Completes Phase II PBT2 Huntington’s Trial; Calzada Share Plan Raises $2.6m, Total Raised $3.85m; Nusep To Sell 10% Of Prime, Share Plan For $1.9m; Pharmaust Completes Pitney, 3 Cancer Platform Acquisition; Resonance Ferriscan Test For Phase II Iron Overload Trial; Oncosil, Eckert & Ziegler Manufacturing Agreement; Novadel Approves Sale To Suda; Craig Chapman, Nampac Take 18.5% Of Agenix; Brain Files Depression Test With FDA
Jul 22, 2013
Biodiem, Canberra Uni Use Hep D To Fight Liver Disease; Phosphagenics CEO Dr Esra Ogru Resigns As Director; Atcor Expects Maiden Full-Year $2.8m Profit; QRX, Aesica Collaborate On ‘Stealth Beadlet’ Deterrent; Invion Begins Phase II Trial Of INV For Smoking Cessation; Progen: ‘Medigen Expects Enrolment By End-Of-Year’; Psivida Underwritten Offer To Raise Up To $12m; AMP Takes 7.7% Of Acrux; Constables Take 6% Of Antisense; Cellmid Releases 7.5m Escrow Shares; Suda Requests Acquisition Trading Halt; Bio-Melbourne, Small Technologies Cluster US Tour 
Jul 19, 2013
NSW $10m For 5 Medical Device Companies; ATP, Ignition Labs: UK, Griffith Hack, BA On-Board; Viralytics Phase II Interim Melanoma Safety Efficacy; Bluechiip Signs Mitegen For Global Cryopin Tracking; ITC Stops Taiwan’s Apex, Drive Importing Resmed Copies; Benitec 25-To-1 Consolidation, ASX Code Change; Psivida Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Phylogica’s Dr Richard Hopkins, Dr Paul Watt Swap Jobs; Catherine Officer Replaces Uscom Co Sec Sarah Prince
Jul 18, 2013
Pharmaxis 143% Revenue Growth ‘Disappointing’, PBS Rules; Fujikura Pays Cellmid $440k For Midkine Test Licence Option; FDA Approves Ellex 2RT For Macular Oedema, AMD Next Focus; Invion Starts Phase II INV103 (XToll) Lupus Trial; Mesoblast Earns $4.3m R&D Tax Refund; Phosphagenics Inquiry Continues; Lindsay Carthew Takes 12% Of Agenix; Catherine Officer Replaces Viralytics Co Sec Sarah Prince; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On Alzheimer’s
Jul 17, 2013
Biota Begins Phase II 'Flu Trial, Board Changes, Price Falls; Genera Placement, Notes Raise $500k, Trials And Tribulations; Calzada, Polynovo US Novosorb Trial For Hernia Repair; Skolkovo Takes Bone BNC006 For Rheumatoid Arthritis; Benitec AGM Votes For Placement, 25-To-1 Consolidation; Starpharma Hires Dr Tony Eglezos For Business Develoment; Sophie Karzis Replaces Medivac Co Sec Malcolm Lucas-Smith; Ying Ming Chiu Takes 5% Of Nusep
Jul 16, 2013
Compumedics $285k French Grant, Appoints German Sales Rep; Medical Australia Votes For Medivet Merger, Consolidation; OBJ, GSK Study Electromagnetic Toothbrush; EU Approves Bioniche Folltropin Cow Stimulant; Cellmid Appoints Jillian McGregor Joint Co Sec
Jul 15, 2013
GBS Declines ‘Insufficient’ $30m Federal Investment Fund; Euro Methods Patent For Atcor’s Sphygmocor; WEHI Uncovers Immune Response Cell Mechanism; Cogstate Says Test Helps Diagnose Alzheimer’s; Invion Placement, Directors’ Shares EGM; Imugene Releases 100m Escrow Shares; Alchemia Loses Chairman Mel Bridges, Gains Timothy Hughes; Progen Appoints Heng Hsin Tang M-D, Director Change
Jul 12, 2013
Melbourne Uni Thin Film Coatings For Drug Delivery; US Patents For Neuren NNZ-2566, NNZ-2591; Psivida Interim Data Backs Micro-Insert For Uveitis; Eco Quest Moves To Take 100% Of Cynata For Stem Cells; Phosphagenics Ready For TPM-Tretinoin Acne Trial; Hunter Hall Lightens, Again, To 19% Of Sirtex; Perpetual Reduces To 8% Of Sirtex; Greenlight Takes 5% Of GI Dynamics; Oncosil Pleads Schultz, Dr Neil Frazer To ASX 67% Query; Scott Ward Replaces Impedimed Director Martin Kriewaldt
Jul 11, 2013
Off-US-Patent Allows Ellex To Expand SLT For Glaucoma; M&G Group Takes 15% Of GI Dynamics; Griffith Uni Soluble BDM-I Expands Biodiem Targets; Starpharma, MIPS $548k ARC Grant; Prima Pleads Schultz To ASX 55% Query
Jul 10, 2013
Benitec ddRNAi Licencee Calimmune HIV Clinical Trial; Patrys Macquarie $428k ARC Grant For Cancer Diagnostic; US Patent For Genetic Technologies’ Immunaid; ITL Buys Malaysian Device Factory; Genera Takes Capital Raising Trading Halt To Suspension
Jul 9, 2013
ARC $47m For 17 Laureate Fellowships ; ARC $10m For Monash, Melbourne Bionic Eyes; WEHI BH3 Mimetics Study Shows Breast Cancer Effect In Mice; Calzada’s Polynovo 40/60 Novoplastiq JV For Facial Surgery; Mayne Launches US Doryx Authorized Generic; Progen: ‘US Study Backs PG545 For Pancreatic Cancer’; Nusep Converts $1.7m Debt To 7c, 40% Premium Notes; Antisense Pleads Schultz, ‘Chat Rooms’ To ASX 27% Query; Canada Health, Bioniche Talk Urocidin Filings; Allan Gray Takes 12% Of QRX
Jul 8, 2013
Resonance, Novartis Study Backs Ferriscan Monitor; Allied Health Cardiocel Special Adult Approval; Isonea Raises $13.5m; Pokies Bruce Mathieson Takes 19%; Bioniche Completes $8m Palladin Finance; David Plush, Texas Woods 14% Of Immuron; Director Related; Genera Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Jul 5, 2013
Pharmaxis Wins $776k ARC Grants For 2 Firbrosis Projects; Pharmaust 950m Share EGM For Pitney Acquisition; Consegna Pleads Schultz To ASX 70% Query; Alchemia Loses Director Nerolie Withnall
Jun 21, 2013
Federal Government $130m Industry Collaboration Fund Opens; Uniquest Appoints Dr Dean Moss CEO; Management Changes; LBT Requests ‘Joint Venture’ Trading Halt
Jun 20, 2013
Prana’s PBT434 Modifies Parkinson’s Disease In Mice; Pharmaxis Starts European Paediatric Bronchitol CF Trial; CSIRO Sponsors Deadly Award For Indigenous Scientists; Avexa Signs Deal With Link For Apricitabine; Allan Gray Takes 12.4% Of Starpharma; McRae Technology Reduces Below 5% In Allied Health
Jun 19, 2013
Federal Opposition Restates Promise To Protect Research; Medicines Australia Welcomes Opposition Promises; Allied Health, Coridon Ready For Phase I HSV-2 Trial; France Funds GI Dynamics Endobarrier Value Study; Fedmed Signs As Genetic Technologies’ 7th US Provider Network; Prana Funds Huntington’s Patient Self-Report Test; Sunshine Heart C-Pulse Hits 25 Patient-Years; Anteo, Unnamed Company Mix&Go Feasibility Study; Isonea Appoints Hong Kong’s Refined For Airsonea Scale-Up; Impedimed Pleads Schultz To ASX 28% Query
Mayne Subacap US Trials, EU Approval, TGA Application; Unilife ‘Imminent’ Contract Delayed; UK Nice Recommends Psivida’s Iluvien For DME Sub-Group; US Grants Circadian VEGFR-3 Diagnostic Patent; Alchemia Pleads Schultz To ASX 14% Fall Query; Allied Health Loses Cardiocel Ceo Bob Atwill
Jun 11, 2013
QBiotics Raising $10m For Rainforest Cancer, Wound Drug; Invion Placement Raises $2m; Patrys PAT-SM6 For Melanoma Data Published; Compumedics $500k Funding ; Singapore Grants Nusep Plasma Import Licence; Bionomics Completes Phase II BNC105 Kidney Enrolment; 71% Of Doctors In Isonea Survey Back Airsonea
Jun 7, 2013
FDA Approves Impedimed L-Dex U400 As Lymphoedema Tool; Pharmaxis CEO Gary Phillips Starts On $388k; Calzada Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Universal Biosensors Wins Victoria Manufacturing Award; Cochlear, Sunshine Heart Win Australian Design Awards
Jun 6, 2013
Benitec Placement Raises $7m, Share Plan For $3m More; Cyclopharm, Macquarie Imaging’s Non-Destructive Analysis; New Zealand Patent For Patrys’ PAT-LM1; Medical Australia To Buy Medivet For $10m; Invion Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Paladin Labs Throws Bioniche A Urocidin Cash, Debt Lifeline; Hunter Hall Lightens, Again, To 21% Of Sirtex; Baillie Gifford Reduces To 11.4% Of Cochlear; McRae Reduces To 6% Of Allied Health; Octa Phillip Takes 9% Of Avita; Hadasit Increases, Diluted To 6% Of Immuron; Medigard Loses Director Peter Clark, Gains Robert Krakowiak; Bioxyne Loses Joint Company Secretary Laura Raymer
Jun 5, 2013
FDA Fast-Tracks Neuren’s NNZ-2566 For Rett Syndrome; Japanese Composition Patent For Mesoblast Stem Cells; Benitec Takes Capital Raising Trading Halt To Suspension; Consegna Claims Qualitative Breatheassist Success; Sirtex Calls For Shareholder Input On Pay Increases; Ausbiotech, Beacon Asia Biotech Invest Conference
Jun 4, 2013
Circadian Phase I VGX-100 Trial Treats 34 Solid Tumor Patients ; Antisense Begins ATL1102 MS Tox Study; Publication ; Viralytics Enrols 35th Phase II Cavatak Melanoma Patient; ATP Innovations’ Ignition Labs Has $125k For 5 Start-Ups; Signostics Appoints Thermo Fisher Distributor; Imugene Plan Raises $183k; Receives $181k R&D Tax Payment; Immuron, Takeda Terminate Travelan Licence; Healthlinx Administrators, Creditors Meeting; Bio-Melbourne ‘Innovation Precincts’ Bio-Breakfast
Jun 3, 2013
May BDI-40 Up 6%, ASX200 Down 5%; Big Caps Down 1.6% - Neuren Up 79%, Psivida Up 68%, Medical Developments Down 23%; Victoria’s Premier’s Award For Melbourne Uni’s Dr Aung Ko Win; Cochlear Nucleus 6 Launch, Profit Warning; FDA Halts Pharmaxis Aridol Imports; Bionomics Phase I Renal, Ovarian Cancer Progress; Allied Expects $1.9m Commercialisation Australia Grant; Beijing Bestmed Invests $500k In Compumedics; Bank Of New York Mellon Sells 5% Of Cochlear; Benitec Plans Euro Lung Cancer Trial, Funding Trading Halt; Asia Fund $17m For Nusep Plant, Loses Co Sec Tom Rowe; Cryosite Appoints Christina Boyce Director; Goodbye Neurodiscovery, Hello Oncosil Medical
May 31, 2013
FDA ‘Breakthrough Designation’ Explained; Suda Expects Artimist Licencing Talks By October; Biotron Earns $892k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Correction: Reva
May 30, 2013
Uscom To Buy NZ’s Pulsecor For $2.5m In Scrip; ABS Novacell Proposes Nusep Fractionation India Franchise; Psivida Claims New ‘Big Pharma’ Evaluation Agreement; Bioniche Rejects 2nd Meeting Requisition; Reva AGM Dissent On Auditors
May 29, 2013
Bone Claims La Jolla Cove Funding ‘In Arrears’; Novogen Share Plan Raises $790k, $3.3m Total; Hunter Hall Lightens To 22% Of Sirtex; ITL Chairman William Mobbs Decreases, Concentrates To 33%; Medigen Takes 19.7% Of Progen, Taiwan’s Well Hallmark 9%
May 28, 2013
Pharmaxis To Halt Early Programs; Cut 48 Jobs, Burn Rate; Australian Patent For Acuvax, Biolife Her-Vaxx; Phosphagenics Earns $3.2m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Cellmid Completes Advangen Acquisition; Immuron Appoints 17% Stephen Anastasiou Director
May 27, 2013
Acrux, Eli Lilly Challenge Israel’s Perrigo On Axiron Patents; Datapharm: Complete NSW Trial Insurance Survey
May 24, 2013
Cochlear Unveils Nucleus 6 Processor; Japan Grants 2 More Patents To BPH’s Cortical Dynamics; Acrux CFO Jon Pilcher Joins Neuren; Acrux Promotes Clive Blower, Tony Di Pietro; Immuron’s Nina Webster Rejoins Acrux; Cogstate Appoints Mark Edwards Company Secretary; Bluechiip Releases 24.7m Escrow Shares; Medigen Takes 19.6% Of Progen
May 23, 2013
Medical Developments Profit Warning, Major CSIRO Milestone; Consegna Option Rights Issue Raises $130k; $252k To Come; Datapharm: ‘Dai-Sys To Compete With Foreign Contractors’; Bioxyne, Vitality Deal Falls; Cogstate Tests In Major Alzheimer’s Study; Nusep Lodges Dengue Fever Test, Treatment Patents; Imugene Linguet Delivery Starts With Vitamin D; Annmac, Carthew, Chapman, Nampac Substantial In Agenix; Bioniche Concerned Investors Question Core Business Sale
May 22, 2013
Alchemia Fondaparinux Sales Fall 28%, Merck Serono Deal; Reva 1st Generation Stent ‘Comparable To Competitors’; Siemens Unveils Universal Biosensors Coagulation Test; Pharmaxis Appoints Pharmaswiss East Europe Distributor; Anteo, Gennova Sales Deal For Europe, Latin America; Benitec Pleads Schultz To ASX 14% Query; Biodiem Japan BDM-I Patent For Malaria, Trichomoniasis; Allan Gray Takes 11% Of Starpharma; Heartware Directors’ Stock 28% Dissent, Elected Unopposed; IDT Loses Blackman, Blackman, Burnet For Kaufman, Shigeno
May 21, 2013
FDA Clears Pharmaxis Bronchitol For CF Path; Former CBio Executive Repays Invion ‘Termination Pay’; Agenix Appoints Craig Chapman Director
May 20, 2013
WEHI: ‘Immune Protein CD52 Can Stop Type 1 Diabetes’; Neuren Up 45% On AGM; Genetic Technologies Signs Multiplan For Brevagen Tests; Progen Raises Underwritten $5.2m; Acorn Below 5% In Pharmaxis; Bioniche Says William Wells Holds 5.6%
May 17, 2013
FDA Sets July Advisory Committee Meeting For QRX Moxduo; Invion Share Plan Raises $1.1m; Agenix $1m Rights Issue Shortfall, New Director; Ellex Appoints Dr Meera Verma, Rahmon Coupe Directors
May 16, 2013
WEHI Study Finds Malaria Parasites ‘Talk’ To Each Other; Bionomics, CRC ‘Ctx-0357927 Inhibits Melanoma Tumors In Mice’; Australia Allows Bone Lexcicon Patent; Angelina Jolie Pumps Genetic Technologies 33%; Up To 15% Of EGM Votes Oppose Prima Shortfall Shares; Cellestis Four Win ATSE Clunies Ross Awards
May 15, 2013
Federal Budget: Innovation Untouched; NHMRC, ARC Funding Up; Comment: Biotech Daily, GBS, Norton Rose, Medicines Australia, Ausbiotech, Bio-Melbourne Network; Victoria Opens Ausmedtech With $1m Grants; Mesoblast Stem Cells Effective For AMI In Sheep; Prima Raises $5m Of Hoped For $15m; Neuren Pleads Schultz To ASX 66% Query; Isonea Pleads Schultz, Presentations To ASX 27% Query; Bioniche Shareholder Group 2nd Meeting Requisition; Mesoblast Chief Executive Prof Silviu Itescu Diluted To 22%; Scott Ward Replaces Impedimed Director Martin Kriewaldt, To Lose Dr Mel Bridges In November; St Vincent’s Forum ‘Unleashing Innovation’ Reminder
May 2, 2013
Cyclopharm’s Technegas ‘Could Help Detect, Manage COPD’; Psivida, Alimera New US PDUFA Date For Iluvien For DME; St Vincent’s Institute Research Forum ‘Unleashing Innovation’; OBJ Prepares For Transdermal Internet Cosmetic Crème Trial; Mass Mutual Reduces To 8% In Novogen; Craig Hitchins Replaces Medivac Director John Evans
April BDI-40 Down 3.7%, ASX200 Up 4.5%; Big Caps Up 5%; CSL Resumes Influenza Vaccine Production For Australia; CSIRO Trial Developing Alzheimer’s Blood Test; US Patent For Alchemia’s Vast Platform; Antisense ATL1102 Multiple Sclerosis Toxicology Study; Immuron Rights Issue Raises $284k Of Underwritten $1.9m; Nusep Raises $350k To Raise $15m For $50m Prime Facility; Imugene Share Plan For Up To $600k; Uscom Appoints Grupo Sim Mexico Distributor; M&G Group Takes 13% Of Starpharma; Acuvax Has One Quarter Cash, $5m Placement; Clinuvel Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Tom Milicevic Appointed Advanced Surgical CEO; GI Dynamics Appoints Dr David Maggs Chief Medical Officer
WEHI, QIMR Broad Malaria Vaccine To Begin Trials In 2014; Suda Sub-Lingual Artimist ‘Superior To IV Quinine For Malaria’; Pharmaust To Acquire Pitney For 3 Cancer Platforms; US Sales Take Heartware Q1 Revenue Up 87% To $47.5m; Psivida, Alimera Iluvien Available To UK Private DME Patients; Genetic Technologies Licence For Genetics & IVF Institute; China Patent For Imugene’s Linguet; Correction: Phosphagenics, Calzada & AOD9604; Biotech Daily Appendix 4C Quarterly Reports Policy; Medical Australia Has One Quarter Cash; Genetic Technologies Less Than Six Months Cash, Revenue; Healthlinx Requests Funding Suspension; Northcape Below 5% In Pharmaxis; Wilson HTM Reduces 1% In Universal Biosensors
Biotechs Win $889k Of $10m Commercialisation Grants; Genetic Technologies Licence To Preventiongenetics; Suda Requests Phase III Results Trading Halt; Pharmaust Requests Acquisition Trading Halt; Goodbye Sunshine Heart; Bioniche Receives Shareholder EGM Request; Viralytics Chairman Paul Hopper Resumes Non-Executive Role
Acrux, Eli Lilly Axiron Q1 Sales Up 55% On Q4, 128% On Q1, 2012; CSIRO Licences Raft Polymerization Technology To Mirus Bio; Resmed Record Q3 Revenue, Profit; OBJ: ‘Novus Cites Boston Bombing For Underwriting Balk’; GI Dynamics Enrolling US Endobarrier Trial Patients; Calzada, Metabolic ‘Clarify’ AOD9604 Sports Claims; Johnson & Johnson Reduces 1.8% In GI Dynamics
Pharmaxis Falls 52% On Failed Bronchiectasis Trial; Patrys Moves To 3rd Multiple Myeloma Dose; Euro Patent For Phylogica’s AP-1 Phylomers; Bioniche Investor Concern; Consegna Expects $510k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Invion IND For INV103 (CPN10) For Lupus; Prima Appoints Prof Kohrt, Dr Klein Clinical Advisors
Alchemia Signs ‘Up To $240m’ Astrazeneca Collaboration; Lonza To Manufacture Bionomics BNC101; Neuren Doses 1st Phase II Rett Patient; Phase I Fragile X Trial; OBJ Raises $860k Of $3.5m, Novus Balks At ‘Fully Underwritten’; Allan Gray Takes 6% Of Acrux 
‘WEHI-539 Shuts Down Cancer Protein Bcl-Xl’; Pharmaxis Phase III Bronchiectasis Results Trading Halt; Mesoblast Phase II Stem Cell Disc Repair ‘Positive Trend’; Patrys PAT-SM6 Binds To GRP78, LDL; Medical Australia: $1m PA Manufacture, Supply Contracts; Neuren AGM For 50m Chairman Dr Richard Treagus Shares; LSQ Appoints Prof Uwe Heinrich, Stephen Burrill Ambassadors
Atcor: South African Study Backs Sphygmocor; Psivida: ‘Alimera Prices Iluvien At $8-10k Per Treatment’; USPTO Grants Merial 2nd Genetic Technologies Patent Exam; Neurodiscovery Director’s Shares, Options, Name Change EGM; WEHI Appoints Christopher Thomas Board President; Novogen Loses Director Josiah Austin; CFO’s Hains, Vaughan Replace Immuron’s Graeme Stevens
Cyclopharm Ultralute Extends Nuclear Imaging Life 50%; Japan Methods Of Use Patent For Prima’s CVac; Novogen Share Plan For Up To $2.5m; Consegna Option Rights Issue To Raise $382k; IOOF Below 5% In Mayne Pharma; Denlin, Tisia, Henderson, JK Take 19% Of Neurodiscovery; Bio-Melbourne Briefing On More Efficient Drug Development
Biota Cuts 30% Staff, Closes Programs, Moves Office; Calzada, Polynovo Trial: Novosorb ‘Beats Gold Standard’; Nanosonics Signs Toshiba To Distribute Trophon EPR In UK; Consolidated Consegna Returns To CGP Code; Ampliphi (Special Phage Services) Collaborates With Intrexon; US China Patents For Starpharma Drug Delivery; Sunshine Heart Placement Raises $13.5m; CDPP V JM Goes To Canberra High Court Full Bench; Genetic Technologies Pleads Schultz, Old News To ASX; Baillie Gifford Takes 12.7% Of Cochlear; Mesoblast Appoints Prof Eric Rose Director
UCSD Joins Benitec Phase I/II TT-034 Hepatitis C Study; Genetic Technologies Jumps On March Study Results; IDT Revises Guidance From Positive To Flat; Progen Underwritten Rights Offer For $5.2m; Suda Artimist Manufacturing Scale-Up Completed; Neurodiscovery Acquires Enigma, Name Change To Oncosil; University Of Sydney Hosts 1st Tedmed Conference
LBT, Hettich JV For Automated Plate Assessment; US Orphan Status For Benitec, Genable GT308 RP Program; Phosphagenics, Themis Sell TPM-Diclofenac To Novartis; Two Biotechs Awarded $250k Victorian Technology Vouchers; Bank Of New York Mellon Takes 5% Of Cochlear; Graham Edwards, Montoya Take 6% Of Pharmaxis; Cyclopharm AGM To Vote On 1.7m M-D Shares
Sirtex Completes 1st Line Sirflox Recruitment; FDA Approves Mayne’s 200mg Delayed-Release Doryx; Sunshine Heart Raises $12m; Alchemia Plan 3-Fold Over-Subscribed, Raises $2.75m; Novogen Placement Raises $2.5m; Regeneus, Cryosite Develop Storage Procedure; Isonea Launches Asthamsense Cloud Smart-Phone Application; Prana Chair Geoff Kempler, Baywick Diluted Below 5%; Vatican Gong For Mesoblast’s Prof Silviu Itescu
Immunexpress Joins Dutch Consortium For Sepsis Detection; MEI (Novogen) Me-344 Active Against Ovarian Cancer In Mice; Novogen Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Pharmaxis Q3 Sales Even; Sunshine Heart To Raise Up To $71m; Eco Quest’s Cynata Licences Its Stem Cell Technology; Benitec Appoints Ex-Cephalon CEO Kevin Buchi Director
Antisense Begins Phase II ATL1103 For Acromegaly Dosing; Patrys Completes 2nd PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Cohort; Correction: Bone; Japan Patent For Avita’s Recell; Pharmaxis Hires United Medical For Bronchitol In Brazil; Phylogica Contracts New York’s Griffin For Potential Deals; Burnet Virology, Immunology Merge For Vaccine Development
LSQ Welcomes Federal Government McKeon Review; Novogen Isolates Most Potent Form Of CS-6; Bone BN006 Phase I RA Trial Equals Adalimulab At Half-Dose; Viralytics: ‘Dose-Ranging Patients Tolerate IV Cavatak’; Nanosonics Trophon EPR Increases Probe Coverage; Prima Plan Price Change From 10c To 95% Of 10-Day VWAP; Platypus Capital Below 5% In Sirtex; Perpetual Takes 8% Of Sirtex
Allied Hails Increased Pre-Authorization Use Of Cardiocel; Bionomics Underwritten Rights Issue Raises $12.15m Of $16.4m; Resonance Expects FDA Hepafat-Scan Approval Within 6 Weeks; Suda Buys Novadel Novamist Spray For $400k, Stock; M&G Group Takes 12% Of Starpharma; Cellmid Loses Joint Company Secretary Andrew Bald
Phosphagenics Ready For Phase I TPM-Oxycodone Trial; Sirtex 6% Q3 Dose Sales Growth; Correction: Starpharma; Psivida Evaluation Agreement With Unnamed Company; EMA Continues Lengthy Review Of Clinuvel’s Scenesse
Starpharma To Take Vivagel To Phase III Vaginosis Trial; Benitec Tribetarna Improves Lung Cancer Treatment In Mice; Alchemia Sells Fondaparinux In India, Patent Extensions; Prana Receives $2.5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Australian Ethical Reduces Below 5% In Neuren; ASX Releases 8m Bioxyne Escrow Shares; David Zohar Reduces, Diluted To 21% Of Actinogen; Ellex R&D Manager Malcolm Plunkett Resigns As Director
Starpharma Vaginosis Trial ‘Not Significant’; Adverse Events; Resonance Wins $200k EU Trial Contract; IDT Appoints Dr Paul Macleman CEO On $300k; Novogen: ‘CS-6 Kills Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells In-Vitro’; Advanced Surgical Raises $252k Of Hoped-For $1.5m; Consegna Shares, Options Consolidation Code Change; Data Boards Back Prana Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s Trials; Jason Peterson, Associates Take 9% Of Consegna; Neurodiscovery Appoints Martin Rogers Director On $80k; Victoria Presents Voucher Winners At STC Networking Event
March BDI-40 Down 1%, ASX200 Down 2.7%, Big Caps Down 1.2% - Psivida Up 21%, Pharmaxis Down 40%; Reva Starts Rezolve2 Coronary Stent Trial; Allied Lodges US FDA Cardiocel 510k Application; Phosphagenics Extends Nippon Zoki TPM Collaboration; Starpharma Bacterial Vaginosis Trial Results Trading Halt; Endo Returns Urocidin Sponsorship To Bioniche; Prima Share Plan, Options Rights Offer For Up To $20m; Resmed Takes Apex, Medical Depot To ITC, US Federal Court; Sunshine Heart Loses Director Donal O’Dwyer In Move To US
Federal Government $100m For Innovation Investment Fund; Agenix Tells Ausbiotech Summit: ‘Paving The Way In China’; Benitec Raises A Further $180k, Total $980k ; Immuron 3-For-2 Rights Issue For $1.9m; Prana Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
John Brumby Tells Ausbiotech Summit: ‘Partner With China’; Universal Bio: J&J Lifescan’s 2nd Glucose Meter Recall; Cellmid Licencees Progress Lung, Bladder Cancer Tests; Suda Malaria Trial Locked, Artimist Test Units Manufactured
Mar 20, 2013
Patrys: ‘PAT-SM6 Enhances Chemo-Combinations In-Vitro’; Allan Gray Resumes Buying In Acrux To 5%; $5m Euro Grant For Prima CVac Development; Consegna Reduces Consolidation From 25 To 5-To-One; NZBio Votes Living Cell ‘Company Of The Year’
Mar 19, 2013
FDA Refuses Pharmaxis Bronchitol Application; Heartware Raises $143m; Biotron Phase I/II Trial: ‘Bit225 Kills HIV In Reservoir Cells’; Genetic Technologies Begins Euro Patent Assertion Program; Antisense To Pay Up To $300k For China Toxicology Study; Resonance Wins European Trial Contract; Isonea Takes Asthma Monitor To Cloud Computing
Mar 18, 2013
European Bureaucracy Entangles Tissue Therapies, Again; Regeneus Expands To Queensland; Thorney Increases, Diluted To 5.6% In Mesoblast; Investors Mutual Takes Profit On Mayne Pharma; Armada Associates Take 5.2% Of Alchemia; Bioxyne Releases 8m Escrow Shares; Impedimed Loses Peggy Brooker, Promotes Morten Vigeland; Ondek Appoints Dr Jenny Harry Chief Executive Officer; Healthlinx, La Jolla Cove Part Company
Mar 15, 2013
Buchan Calls For Motor Neurone Disease Research Funding; USPTO Backs Genetic Technologies Non-Coding DNA Patent; Nusep Sells Proteoiq Tool To California’s Premier Biosoft; FDA Nasal Calcitonin Concerns Good For Bone Oral Delivery; Correction: Monash Vision Group; Perpetual Takes 7% Of Resmed
Mar 14, 2013
Monash Hopes For 1st-In-Human Bionic Eye In 2014; Mesoblast Completes $170m Placement; Tissue Therapies Regulatory Trading Halt; FDA Sets August PDUFA Date For QRX Moxduo ; Consegna Pleads Schultz To ASX 200% Query; Sunshine Heart Appoints Jon Salveson Director
Mar 13, 2013
Hugh Alsop Replaces Hatchtech CEO Dr Ross Macdonald; Starpharma, Makhteshim Agan Agri-Collaboration; Cellmid Raises $2m; Consegna Options Rights Issue For $420k; Heartware Sets Price To Raise $125m; Tang Wen Sen Diluted Below 5% Of Agenix
Mar 12, 2013
Pharmaxis’ Dr Alan Robertson Goes, Gary Phillips New CEO; Heartware To Raise About $125m; Medical Australia UK 5-Year Deal; Consegna 25:1 Consolidation
Mar 11, 2013
Alchemia Placement Raises $10m, Share Plan For $2m More; Cellmid Pleads Schultz, Again, To ASX 69% Query, Trading Halt
Mar 8, 2013
Pharmaxis Completes Bronchiectasis Trial, Results By July; Circadian Licences VEGF To Santa Crux For Reagents; CSL CEO Paul Perreault Starts On $1.7m A Year; Federal Minister Greg Combet Opens $25m Phebra Facility; FDA Approves Wireless Version Of Universal Biosensors Meter; FDA Rejects Isonea Sonosentry, Airsonea On-Track; Prana Reports PBT2-Tau Mouse Data; Suda Appoints Ken Robson Director; Bioniche Spins Human Health Into Bioniche Therapeutics
Mar 7, 2013
Patrys PAT-SM6 Safe, Signs Of Efficacy In Multiple Myeloma ; Prana Tells ASX PBT2-Tau Conference Announcement ‘Material’; Allan Gray Takes 12% Of Tissue Therapies; Graham Durbin Takes 7% Of Genera; Alchemia Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Biological Repositories Society’s First Sydney Meeting
Mar 6, 2013
Mesoblast Raises $170m For Spine Trial, Inflammatory Disease; Allied Claims 4 Years Without Calcification For Cardiocel; Cogstate, Merck Launch Cognigram In Canada; US Patent For Alchemia Hyact Platform; GI Dynamics Signs CMS As Brazil Distributor; Prana PBT434 Targets Parkinson’s Alpha-Synuclein Protein; Novogen, Ingham Combine For Super-Benzopyrans For Cancer
Mar 5, 2013
‘Coalition Will Protect R&D’ MP O’Dwyer Tells Bio-Melbourne; Benitec Raises $800k; Japanese Patent For Imugene’s Linguet; Appeal Lodged Against Genetic Technologies Patent Finding; Charles Goode Companies Take 6% Of Cogstate; Resmed CEO Michael Farrell Starts On $732k
Alchemia Phase III Ha-Irinotecan Recruitment Closed; Eli Lilly, Acrux PBS Listing For Axiron; Prima Starts Phase II/III CVac Ovarian Cancer Trial In Europe; QRX Resubmits FDA Moxduo NDA; Bionomics Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Heartware Revenue Up 34% To $US111m, Loss Up 59% To $US88m; Ellex H1 Revenue Down 16% To $22m, Profit Down 78% To $144k; Optiscan H1 Revenue Up 223% To $936k, Turnaround Profit $136k; Impedimed Revenue Down 7% To $1.4m, Loss Down 13% To $5m; Avita H1 Revenue Down 34% To $2.4m, Loss Up 78% To $4m; Uscom H1 Revenue Down 28% To $363k, Loss Down 41% To $671k; GI Dynamics Revenue Up 185% To $668k, Loss Up 2% To $27m; Progen H1 Revenue Up 222% To $1m, Loss Down 30% To $4m; Clinuvel Passes EMA Manufacturing Audit; OBJ Rights Issue For $3.5m ; Bluechiip Appoints Eric Hall North America Product Manager
Feb 22, 2013
Optiscan Down 9%; Medical Developments H1 Revenue Up 25% To $6m, Profit Up 25%; Genetic Technologies H1 Revenue Down 8% To $2m, Loss Up 12%; Allied Health H1 Revenue Up 13% To $4m, Loss Up 9% To $2m; Agenix Raises $419k Of Hoped For $1.2m, Shortfall; Immuron CEO Joe Baini Resigns; Circadian Appoints Steven Zammit CFO, Co Sec
Feb 21, 2013
Atcor H1 Revenue Up 43% To $5.4m, Turnaround Profit $2.3m; Phylogica Revenue Down 90% To $134k, Loss Down 19% To $1m; China Grants Divisional Patent For Biodiem’s BDM-I; Hartnell Family, Robinwood Take 15% Of Advanced Surgical; Mick Farrell Succeeds Resmed CEO Dr Peter Farrell
Feb 20, 2013
Phosphagenics Topical Opioid For Local Pain; Bioxyne Raises $508k; Dr Collier, Dr Campbell To Join Executive; Phosphagenics Revenue Down 16% To $2.7m, Profit To Loss; Cogstate H1 Revenue Down 12% To $6m, Profit To Loss; Neurodiscovery Acquisition; Placement, Options EGM; Tissue Therapies Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Medicines Australia Chairman Mark Masterson Resigns; Circadian Loses CFO, Co Sec Susan Madden
Feb 19, 2013
Novogen CS-6 ‘Kills Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells In-Vitro’; Polyactiva Raises $9.2m For Drug-Polymer Drug Delivery; Anteo Partners With One World Lab For Mix&Go Sales; Advanced Surgical Places $594k, Rights Issue For $1.5m More; Circadian H1 Revenue Down 22% To $600k, Loss Up 125% To $4m; Pharmaust H1 Revenue Up 32% To $1m, Loss Down 52% To $324k; Allied Health Tells ASX Price Query ‘News Not Material’; GI Dynamics Releases 48.6m Escrow CDIs; Fisher Funds Take 6% Of Nanosonics; Director, CSO Dr Andrew Heaton Takes 6.5% Of Novogen; Jarrod White Replaces Bioxyne CFO, Co Sec Ashok Jaraith
Feb 18, 2013
Federal Government Innovation Policy; Medicines Australia Welcomes Trials Reform, Precincts; GBS Venture Partners ‘Thrilled’ By Funding Re-Investment; Ausbiotech, Bio-Melbourne Welcome Initiatives; Acrux H1 Revenue Up 9% To $5m, Profit Down 58% To $2m; Bioxyne Proceeds With Vitality Acquisition; Calzada, Polynovo Revise BARDA Application; Trial Progress; Alchemia Q2 Fondaparinux Royalty Up 90% To $3m; Acuvax Biolife Acquisition, Name Change EGM; Perpetual Takes 6% Of Resmed; Social Investments Reduces To 5% Of Neurodiscovery; Alchemia Promotes CFO Charles Walker To CEO
Feb 15, 2013
Federal Court Dismisses Genetic Technologies Patent Case; Greens, Coalition, Independents Win Non-Binding R&D Vote; Pharmaxis H1 Revenue Up 77% To $6m, Loss Up 6% To $21m; Cellmid H1 Revenue Up 263% To $258k, Loss Down 41%; Consegna Raises $633k; Bio-Melbourne Goes Mobile For Devices, Diagnostics Lab; Mass Mutual Reduces To 9% In Novogen; Tom Rowe Replaces Nusep Company Secretary Swapna Keskar
Feb 14, 2013
US Army Tests Biodiem BDM-I For Plague, Anthrax; Uniquest, UTS, MRCF Create Helmedix For Immune Diseases; Chief Scientist Recommends Innovation Council; Sirtex H1 Revenue Up 25% To $46m, Profit Up 34% To $8m; Universal Biosensors Revenue Up 102% To $30m, Loss Down 38%; Nanosonics H1 Revenue Down 13% To $4m, Loss Up 97% To $6m; Starpharma H1 Revenue Up 24% To $1.3m, Loss Down 61% To $1.8m; Psivida H1 Revenue Down 50% To $1m, Loss Up 74% To $5m; Impedimed Signs 3m For Australia, New Zealand Sales; Allan Gray Below 5% In Acrux; Constables Take 5% Of Antisense
Feb 13, 2013
FDA Allows Minimal Trial Data For ‘Breakthrough Therapies’; FDA Approves Mesoblast Singapore Stem Cell Plant; CSL Record H1 Revenue Up 6% To $2.5b, Profit Up 24% To $608m; Biota H1 Revenue Up 90% To $11m, Loss Down 79% To $2.3m; Allied Earns ISO Certificate For Cardiocel Management System; Avita Passes ISO Audit; CSL CEO-Elect Paul Perreault Appointed Executive Director
Feb 12, 2013
Mireven: ‘miRNA-7-5p Effective For Melanoma In-Vitro’; Capital Group Clients Below 5% Of Cochlear; USPTO Allows Acrux Transdermal Testosterone Patent; US Patent For Antisense ATL1102 For Multiple Sclerosis, Study; Acuvax Signs Biolife Deal For Back To Cancer Future; China Partner Pays Biodiem $98k; Agenix Hopes To Licence, Partner All Three Technologies; Bioxyne Appoints Jarrod White Company Secretary
Feb 11, 2013
Bionomics Names LGR5 As BNC101 Cancer Stem Cell Target; Cellmid Midkine Diagnostic Licence Option To Japan’s Fujikura; Heartware Warns Users To Check Driveline Connector; Nexgenia Uses CSIRO's RAFT For Polymer-Based Diagnostics; Phosphagenics Oxycodone Patch Returns To Clinical Trials; US Insurer To Reimburse Resonance’s Ferriscan; Avexa Sells All Allied Health Shares; Steve Harris Replaces Imugene Chairman Fabio Pannuti
Feb 8, 2013
Biodiem, QIMR: BDM-I Kills Schistosoma Japonicum In-Vitro; EMBL Australia, SAHMRI Call For 3 Leaders For Research Group; Ellerston (Packer Family) Takes 10% Of Acrux; Resonance Appoints Dr Jason Loveridge Director
Feb 7, 2013
Greens, Libs Move For Science, Research Budget Protection; US, China Patents For Mesoblast Composition-Of-Matter; Reva 6-Month Follow-Up: ‘No Further Major Events’; Neurodiscovery $1.5m, Dr Aston Chair, Phase III Brachysil; Bioniche Hunts For New Partners For Urocidin; Prima Earns $1.4m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Circadian $1.3m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Sunshine Heart CEO David Rosa $322k Base Salary; Insurer Joins Invion (CBio) Action Against Former Executives
Feb 6, 2013
Allied, CSIRO Study: Cardiocell Promotes Stem Cell Growth; Eco Quest, Cynata Prove Stem Cell Ischemic Limb Concept; Mayne Plan Raises $5.1m; Victoria Premier’s Award Nominations Open ; Capital Group Clients Reduce To 6% Of Cochlear; Lind Fund Takes 5.5% Of Consegna; Medicines Australia: Drug Exports Beat Cars, Wine; Avita Appoints Novartis V-P Director; Universal Biosensors Director Dr Colin Adam To Retire
Feb 5, 2013
Red Cross, CSL, Bio-Melbourne: ‘Artificial Blood Not Imminent’; WEHI: MCL-1 Survival Essential For Treatment; Cochlear Record H1 Revenue, Unit Sales; Bio-Link To Market Phylogica’s Anti-Inflammatory Phylomers; Prima CEO Matthew Lehman: ‘Manufacture Is Key’, Pilot Trials; Metal Group, Avexa, McRae Diluted In Allied Health; Calzada, Metabolic AOD9604 Helps Osteoarthritis In Rabbits; Novogen Files Super-Benzopyrans Patent Application; US Patent For Ampliphi Bacteriophage Therapy; Sunshine Heart To Delist On May 6; Uniquest Promotes Dr Dean Moss To Acting CEO
Feb 4, 2013
WEHI, Synchrotron Capture Cell Death; Alchemia Completes Phase III Ha-Irinotecan Recruitment; Bionomics BNC375 Enhances Rodent Episodic, Working Memory; Calzada, Polynovo Recruit 20-Patient Novosorb Wound Trial; Circadian Nears Completion Of Phase I VGX-100 Tumor Trial; Graham Edwards, Montoya Take 5.5% Of Pharmaxis
January BDI-40 Up 6%, ASX200 Up 5%, Big Caps Up 2% - GI Dynamics Up 41%, Pharmaxis Down 46%; Biodiem Renews US Institute BDM-I Pre-Clinical Research; Imugene Has Less Than One Quarter Cash; Cogentum Michael Johnson Replaces Consega’s Fabio Pannuti; Gude Buer Replaces Genesis Exec Director Catherine Yan 
FDA Committee Blocks Pharmaxis, Comment, $38m Facility; Janssen Extends Phylogica Collaboration; Neuren Appoints Dr Richard Treagus Executive Chairman; Atcor H1 Sales Up 43% To $5.4m, Turn-Around Profit; Ellex H1 Profit Warning ; Baycrest $3m Agenix Facility; Progen Earns $723k Federal R&D Tax Refund; Biotech Daily Appendix 4C Quarterly Reports Policy; Benitec, Medical Aust, Bioprospect, Bioxyne Cash-Strapped; Consegna Board, Management Trading Halt
Jan 30, 2013
Mesoblast Ready For Phase II Rheumatoid Arthritis Trials; Acrux Jumps 8% On 2012 Axiron Sales Up 208% To $71m; Antisense: FDA Approves Isis, Genzyme Kynamro; Regeneus, Kolling: ‘Fat Stem Cells Help Dog Cancer Vaccine’; Sunshine Heart Hopes To Depart ASX By July; Warren Watson Replaces Sunshine Heart’s Dr William Peters; Calzada Earns $789k Federal R&D Tax Refund; EMA Discusses Delayed Tissue Therapies Vitrogro
FDA Concerns On Pharmaxis Trial Design; Trading Halt; Tissue Therapies Has One Quarter Cash; Considering Options; Alchemia Loses CEO Dr Pete Smith; Uniquest Loses M-D David Henderson; Medical Developments CEO John Sharman Earns Bonus
FDA Clears Resonance Ferriscan As Exjade Companion Test; Antisense Ready For UK ATL1103 Acromegaly Phase II Trial; Resmed Record Quarter, H1 Revenue, Profit; Genetic Technologies Earns $4m In Q2; BPH, Melbourne Uni Brain Monitor Linkage Grant
WEHI Links Immune Cell Death Defects To Autoimmune Disease; Pharmaxis Q4 Revenue, Sales Double; Psivida’s Alimera Hopes For Iluvien DME Patient Access Scheme; Nusep Sells Software Business To California’s Premier; Prima CEO Matthew Lehman’s Investor Roadshow; Viralytics CEO Dr Malcolm Mccoll Starts On $357k
Cellmid Anti-Midkine Antibodies Reduce Kidney Damage In Mice; Allied Share Plan’s $2.9m Takes Raising To $4.6m; Bio-Melbourne, Red Cross, CSL Breakfast On Artificial Blood; Reva Releases 23m Escrow Shares
Bathurst Study: ‘Uscom Saves Sepsis Lives, Hospital Costs’; Consegna Files Breatheassist BO2LT Patent Application; Osprey To Release 50k Escrow CDIs 
Jan 21, 2013
Medical Developments Phase III: Penthrox Efficacy, Safety; Bioxyne Reviews HI-164OV Database; Euro-Patent For Cellmid Midkine Vascular Occlusive Disease; Agenix 1-For-1 Rights Issue To Raise $1m; Cogstate H1 Revenue Down To $9m, Loss Down To $500k; Bone Claims Early BN006 Success In Rheumatoid Arthritis; Dr Malcolm McColl Starts As Viralytics CEO Today; Correction: Patrys


Resonance Liver Fibrosis Trial: Not Competitive; Correction: Bluechiip; Endo Returns Urocidin Rights To Bioniche; Prima Director Martin Rogers Sells 10.5m Shares; Neuren To Begin Phase II Trial Of NNZ-2566 In Rett Syndrome; Consegna Raises $357k, Appoints Phillip Hains Joint Co Sec; Bruce Gray Sells $7m Sirtex Shares; Agenix Says Fortrend Reneged On Facility, Fund Raising; Medical Developments Signs Spacer Deal With Glaxosmithkline; Progen PG545 Licence With Medigen; Healthlinx Agreement With Mane Expires; Malcolm Lucas-Smith Replaces Healthlinx Director John Evans; Invion Begins Phase II Asthma Trial; Nusep Receives $227k Share Payment; Sienna Appoints Dr David Earp Director; Clinical Network Services Buys NZ Partner Beltas; Maria Maileli Replaces Ellex Co Sec Guiseppe Canala; Consegna To Issue 48m Placement Shares; Proxima Takes 33% Of Bone; Heartware 2012 Q4 Revenue Up 40% To $32m; Sunshine Heart Begins Pivotal US C-Pulse Trial; Nusep’s Singapore Facility Produces GMP-Quality Albumin; Raff Group Takes 7% Of Genera; Citigroup Takes 7% Of Patrys; Sirtex Sir-Spheres 2102 Q4 Sales Up 25%; Neuren Appoints Dr Nancy Jones Head Clinical Development; Clifford Eu Takes 10% Of Nusep; Allied’s Adapt Tissue Superior Or Equal To Synthetic Implant; WEHI Discovers How Insulin Attaches To Receptor; GI Dynamics, Gore Settle Patent Litigation; Bone Completes Phase II BN006 Rheumatoid Arthritis Phase II Treatment; Nusep Completes Singapore-Based Prime Facility Lease; Mesoblast Phase II Results Take Lumbar Spine Fusion To Phase III; Sirtex Founder Dr Bruce Gray Sells $9.6m Shares; Patrys Phase I/IIa Multiple Myeloma Trial Doses 2nd Group; Bluechiip Signs 1st North America Distributor; Oxford’s Isis Appoints Helen Ujvary Australia Representative; US Registers 25 Genea Stem Cell Lines; Progen Expects $723k R&D Tax Refund; Victoria $300k For Infection, Immunity Alliance; Bionomics Expects $4.2m R&D Tax Refund; Cell Care Takes 23% Of Cryosite; QRX’s Moxduo Expected To Launch In Q3, 2103; Aspire $US25m Sunshine Heart Stock Purchase Facility; Phosphagenics Begins Phase I Oxymorphone Patch Trial; Spain Approves Psivida, Alimera Iluvien; Japan Patent For BPH, Diagnostic Array Respiratory Pathogen Test
Dec 21, 2012
Alchemia Falls 36% On Audeo Oncology Demerger Failure; Bionomics: Ironwood Begins Phase I BNC210, IW-2134 Anxiety Trial; Viralytics Share Plan Raises $3.5m; Bluechiip Plan Raises $587k, Total $2.1m; NHMRC $200k For Allied, Coridon HPV Vaccine; Genetic Technologies Sues Prevention Genetics, Genelex; Suda To Aquire Novamist Sublingual Platform; Agenix Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Cathrx Has Left The Building; Eco Quest To Acquire 29% Of Cynata
Dec 20, 2012
Biotech Daily: The Year In Review; Acuvax Dr Roger Aston, Paul Hopper Back To Cancer Future; Invion, Numoda $2m Draw-Down Equity Clinical Trial Facility; Benitec Appoints Synteract For Hepatitis C Clinical Trials; UBS AG Below 5% Of Acrux; Imugene Appoints Phillip Hains Co-Company Secretary
Dec 19, 2012
Clinuvel Claims Scenesse Phase II Vitiligo Success; Prana Completes Phase IIa PBT2 Huntington’s Recruitment; Hunter Hall Takes More Profit From Sirtex; Allan Gray Takes 5% Of Acrux; UBS AG Takes 5% Of Acrux; Acuvax Requests Acquisition Trading Halt; Calama Takes 7% Of Tyrian
Federal Government $128m NHMRC Grants; Sirtex Joins S&P ASX200; Nusep Earns $1.5m Federal R&D Tax Refund; Atcor Expects $697k Federal R&D Tax Payment; UQ, Emory Collaborate For Que Oncology; Genera Raises $800k; Melanie Leydin Replaces CFO Tony Panther; Bank Of East Asia, David Li Take 28% Of Biodiem; Medivac Loses Director Paul McPherson 
Dec 17, 2012
Living Cell Deal With Otsuka For NTCell For Neurology; Allied Placement Raises $1.7m, Share Plan; Invion Meets FDA For INV103 For Lupus; Immuron Mouse Studies Back IMM-529 For Clostridium Difficile; European Committee Rebuffs Antisense Partner Isis, Genzyme; Universal Biosensors Plan Raises $1.2m, Total Raised $13.2m; Consegna Placement Raises $500k, Share Plan For $250k More; Fortrend Takes 9% Of Agenix; Chairman Andrew Kroger Takes 23% Of Cryosite; Alchemia Takes Nasdaq Listing, IPO To Suspension; Starpharma Appoints Eve Williamson V-P Business Development; WEHI’s Prof Peter Colman Wins Inaugural Bragg Medal
Dec 14, 2012
Bionomics Names Alpha-7 BNC375 For Alzheimer’s Disease; Biotron Completes Phase I/II HIV Treatment; Mayne Buys GSK’s Kapanol Opioid For $14m, Placement, Plan; Dr Phillip Comans Replaces Bioxyne CEO David Radford; Avexa AGM Defeats Director, 47% Shun Alabama Coal Mine; Commonwealth Director Of Public Prosecutions V JM; IDT Loses M-D Dr Robyn Elliott
Dec 13, 2012
Mesoblast Cells ‘Safe, Effective For Cord Blood Expansion’; Gilead Pays $362m For YM’s $14m Cytopia CYT387; Hatchtech Raises $6m For Phase III Deovo Lice, Eggs Trial; Viralytics US Phase II Melanoma Trial: ‘Interim Efficacy’; Prana: ‘PBT2 Inhibits Huntington’s Symptoms In Mice’; Alchemia Requests Audeo IPO, Capital Raising Trading Halt; Allied Health Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Dec 12, 2012
Teva Backs Mesoblast Phase III Cardiac Trial; Harding Loevner Takes 6% Of Cochlear; Correction: Agenix; Biodiem India Partner Prepares For Export; Prana 24% AGM Dissent Against Director Options; Consegna Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; Novogen Appoints Andrew Bursill Company Secretary
Dec 11, 2012
Spinifex Starts Phase II EMA401 Chemo Neuropathy Trial; Thromboview Platform Returns As Agenix Lead Product; Cyclopharm Rights Issue Raises $2.1m; Bearish M&G Group Takes 11% Of Starpharma; Circadian Creates Internal VEGF Subsidiaries
Patrys Doses 1st Three PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Patients; Viralytics Plans UK Cavatak IV Cancer Trial; Avexa Signs Potential ATC Distributors; Allan Gray (Orbis) Takes 10% Of Nanosonics; European Patent For OBJ’s Dermaportation Technology; Avexa Reduces To 10% Of Allied Health; Consegna Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Genetic Technologies: Alison Mew CEO, Ben Silluzio Director; Ex-CEO Dr Paul Tan Replaces Living Cell CSO Prof Bob Elliott 
Dec 7, 2012
Novogen Back To Cancer Future With CEO Prof Graham Kelly; WEHI Immune ‘Kill Switch’ NLRP1 Could Be Chemotherapy Target; Proctor & Gamble, OBJ Magnetic Transdermal Trials; Bioniche Director Nick Photiades Retires
Dec 6, 2012
CSL: All Programs On-Track, Hiring R&D Staff; Melbourne Uni, Bio Farma Adjuvant Vaccine Collaborations; Starpharma Dendrimer-Docetaxel 4 Tumor Superiority In Mice; Roche’s 454 Settles Genetic Technologies Patent Case; Allan Gray Takes 11% Of QRX; Genesis 6-Day Director Houwen (Tina) Tan Resigns; Isonea Asthma ’Phone Update
Dec 4, 2012
Osprey Begins Catheter-Based Limb Recovery Trial; Benitec, Uniqure Cross-Licence ddRNAi, AAV5 Delivery; Australian Ethical Takes 5% Of Universal Biosensors; Correction: GI Dynamics; Eastland Promotes CEO, CFO, Looks For New Projects
Dec 3, 2012
November BDI-40 Down 5%, ASX200 Flat, Big Caps Up 7%, Patrys Up 27%, Genetic Technologies Down 38%; Psivida: UK Nice Refuses Iluvien Rebate, Appeal Available; Benitec Compound Silences 90% OPMD Gene Expression; Phosphagenics Broadens Opioid Patch To Platform; M&G Group Takes 13% Of GI Dynamics; Alchemia Expects $9m Offshore R&D Tax Refund; Bone Capthymone Dose Trial; David Kenley Takes 6% Of Calzada
Nov 28, 2012
Editorial: Mervyn, Mervyn, Mervyn !; Starpharma Vivagel Fails Phase III; FDA NDA On Hold; Allied’s Cardiocel Sheep Trial Grows New Tissue; Bioxyne To Let Shareholders Decide HI-1640V’s Fate; Genetic Technologies Appoints Dr Mal Brandon Chairman; Consegna Loses Director Brendan Fleiter, Belt-Tightening; Healthlinx 27% AGM Dissent Against Director Nick Gatsios; Nusep Loses 3 Directors Ahead Of 2nd Strike AGM; GI Dynamics Releases 90.5m Escrow Shares
Nov 27, 2012
Genetic Technologies Loses Chairman, CEO, Directors, Staff; Genetic Technologies’ Dr Mervyn Jacobson High Court Trial; CSL 20% Profit Upgrade; Prana Completes Alzheimer’s Imaging Trial Recruitment; Biotron Begins 3-Month BIT225 Toxicology Studies; Antisense Earns $670k R&D Tax Rebate; $830k More To Come; Bluechiip Tagging Methods, Apparatus European Patent
Nov 26, 2012
WEHI: Immune Gene ARIH2 Could Control Chronic Infections; Universal Biosensors Placement Raises $12m, Share Plan; OBJ Faces 22% Against Remuneration; Cathrx To Delist On New Year’s Eve
Nov 22, 2012
Minister Asher Awards $50k Victoria Prizes, $18k Fellowships; Living Cell Phase I/IIa Diabecell Efficacy, Phase IIb Trial Begins; Neuren Phase I Shows Oral NNZ-2566 Safe, Rett Syndrome IND; Alchemia Earns $1.4m From Fondaparinux, Sales Up 30%; Phylogica Upgrades Phylomer Library ‘47-Fold’; Universal Biosensors Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Viralytics 36.5% AGM Dissent At Directors Fees Pool Hike; Starpharma Expects $6m R&D Tax Payment; Agenix EGM To Licence Tyrian Assets, Issue Fortrend Shares; Alchemia To Lose Chairman Dr Mel Bridges In 2013; Small Technologies Cluster BBQ On Victoria’s Impact
Nov 21, 2012
FDA Approves Heartware Pump For Bridge-To-Transplant; Unconditional FDA Approval For Sunshine Heart C-Pulse Trial; WEHI’s $185m Research Facility; Bluechiip Placement Raises $1.5m, Share Plan; Japanese Patent For Biodiem’s Anti-Microbial BDM-I; Biota Clears Overhang, 2013 BARDA Phase II Milestone; Hunter Hall Reduces To 26% In Sirtex; Viralytics Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension
Nov 20, 2012
Avita Prepares For 2013 Recell Venous Leg Ulcer Trial; Sirtex To Establish German Manufacturing Facility; US FDA Approves Atcor Sphygmocor Xcel; Baillie Gifford Takes 12% Of Cochlear; US FDA Approves Mesoblast Manufacturing Process; Novogen, MEI Pharma Me-344 ‘A Most Licensable Product’; Sunshine Heart Requests Regulatory Trading Halt; IDT Loses 2nd Strike Vote, Wins Spill Vote; Circadian Faces 22% Against Remuneration; Bioxyne Savings: CEO David Radford 0.6-Time, Director Shares
Nov 19, 2012
Cyclopharm Enrols 1st Technegas Phase III Trial Patient; BPH: Cortical’s 2nd Chinese Brain Monitor Patent; Teva: ‘Working With Mesoblast On Phase III Cardiac Trial’; Viralytics Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Correction: Novogen; Bioprospect Loses Peter May, Charles Pellegrino
Nov 16, 2012
Benitec Expects US Hep C ddRNAi Monotherapy Trial In 2013; Biotron Presents Phase IIa ‘100% Hep C Cure’ Data; NZ Ethics Approval For Living Cell Parkinson’s Trial; IOOF Takes 6% Of Mayne Pharma; Agenix Completes 1-For-25 Consolidation; Novogen Distributes MEI Shares; Prima Faces 21% Against Remuneration, 24% Incentives; Bluechiip Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; Living Cell Appoints CEO Dr Andrea Grant M-D
Nov 15, 2012
Allied, Coridon DNA Vaccine Protects Mice From HPV Tumors; Prana Phase IIa PBT2 Huntington’s Disease Trial On-Track; Clarification: Bionomics AGM Dissent; Mesoblast Talks Teva, Pleads Trading To ASX 21% Fall Query; Mayne Completes Metrics Acquisition; Circadian Licences VEGF To Bio-Rad For Research Products; Biota Appoints Russell Plumb CEO, Dr Joseph Patti Strategy; Investors Mutual Takes 6.5% Of Mayne Pharma; Melanie Leydin Replaces Biodiem Co Sec Richard Wadley; Nusep’s Prof John Aitken Wins NSW Scientist Of The Year
Nov 14, 2012
Prima: ‘Further Interim Data Backs CVac For Ovarian Cancer’; Bionomics 47% Dissent At Directors Fees, 1m Options; Reva On-Track For 2014 Sales, Funds Secure; Avexa Coal Mining AGM; Cathrx Votes To Delist; Bluechiip Capital Raising Trading Halt; Viralytics Appoints Dr Malcolm McColl CEO
Nov 13, 2012
Benitec, CCIA Mouse Study Delivers ddRNAi To Lung Tumors; Bluechiip, Italy’s H&S Develop Bio-Bank Software; ASX Suspends Broke Genesis, Directors Resign; Viralytics Receives $1.5m R&D Tax Payment; Bruce Mathieson Increases To 9% Of Mayne; Sanofi Appoints Laurence McAllister M-D Australia, NZ; Sunshine Heart, CM Capital Lose Dr Mark Harvey; CM Capital’s Andy Jane Replaces Osprey Director Dr Harvey; Calzada To Lose Director Dr John Chiplin; St Vincent’s Asian Biotech Century Forum
Nov 12, 2012
NSW $20m For Children’s Medical Research; Victoria’s 1st Voucher Applications Close November 28; Viralytics Phase I Cavatak Safe, Anti-Tumor Activity; TGA Accreditation For Nusep Manufacturing; Alchemia’s Audeo Files Estimated US Share Price; Biota Opens Down 7% On Nasdaq; Novogen To Acquire Triaxial Pharmaceuticals; Australian Ethical Increases To 13.5% In Avita; Bioniche 48% AGM Dissent On Employee Share, Option Plans; Genesis ‘Lack Of Funds’ Trading Halt
Nov 9, 2012
Eli Lilly Axiron Sales Fall Hits Acrux Price; Biota Takes 10.5k Investors To Nasdaq; Biotron Begins Phase II BIT225 Trial For HIV With Hepatitis C; BPH’s Cortical Dynamics Brain Response Trial Closes; Cyclopharm Fighting Fund, US Trial 1-For-4 Rights Issue; Australian Ethical Reduces To 6% In Neuren; Mayne Pharma 17% AGM Dissent Against Chair Roger Corbett; Prana AGM For 9m Directors Options; WEHI’s Prof Jerry Adams Wins AAS Macfarlane Burnet Medal; Pharmaust Loses Mining Director Greg Cunnold
Nov 8, 2012
DSMB Backs Alchemia Ha-Irinotecan Colorectal Cancer Trial; CSIRO Soldier Beetle Gene For Antibiotic, Anti-Cancer Drugs; Bionomics’ Ironwood IND For Anti-Anxiety IW-2143 (BNC210); Circadian VGX-100 Combo Inhibits Colorectal Cancer In Mice; Griffith University To Expand Biodiem BDM-I Delivery Variants; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On Paediatric Market; Significant Dissent At Invion (CBio) AGM; Small Dissent At Uscom AGM; Durbin Super Takes 6% Of Genera; MEI Pharma Consolidation Changes Novogen Distribution; Medical Dev’s John Sharman Earns 2nd Tranche Shares
Nov 7, 2012
Biotech Daily’s 7th Birthday; Senz Begins Phase I/II Trial Of Val-1000 For Acute Leukaemias; Allied Wins $2m Arcomed Infusion Contract; Novogen’s MEI Data Shows High MDS Response Rates; Medical Developments To Supply Asthma Spacer To Canada; Patrys Enrols 1st Multiple Myeloma Trial Patient; Ellex To Launch New Eye Products At Chicago Congress; Biota Earns $4.2m R&D Tax Credit; Bruce Mathieson Increases To 8% Of Mayne; Resonance Ferriscan Closer To Reimbursement; QRX Faces 20% Opposition On Remuneration, Director Options
Nov 6, 2012
CSL112 ‘May Reduce Recurrent Cardiac Risk’; Endo Ends Phase IIIBioniche Urocidin Bladder Cancer Trial; Novogen’s MEI Pharma Raises $26m; Cyclopharm Requests Entitlement Offer Trading Halt; Dr Bernard Hockings Takes 7% Of Phylogica
Nov 5, 2012
Avexa Invests $10m In Alabama Coal Mine ‘For ATC’ - History; Quest Licences Clinical Genomics Biomarkers; $1m Gates Funds For MIPS Inhaled Oxytocin; Medical Developments Appoints J&J’s Max Johnston Director
Nov 2, 2012
Queensland Uni To Produce Cheap Vaccines Quickly; Ausbiotech Closes With Investment Summit; Patersons Cuts Biodiem $2.55m Rights Issue Underwriting; Healthlinx Final Ovplex Data ‘Validates Test’; M&G Group Takes 12% Of GI Dynamics; Euco Takes 5% Of Nusep; Avexa Requests Investment Trading Halt; OBJ Pleads Schultz To ASX 33% Query; Antisense Director Prof George Werther Retires
Nov 1, 2012
October BDI-40 Down 3%, ASX200 Up 3%, Big Caps Up 3%, Viralytics Up 70%, Neuren Up 56%, Prima Down 33%; Patrys Expands PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Trial To Melbourne; Ellex To Supply Signostics Ultrasound Sub-Assembly; Mayne Licences Intas Injectables, Retail Offer Raises $25m; No GSK Biota Relenza Sales, No Royalty; Inavir Earns $26k; Consegna Passes On Aspen Medisys; Consegna Has Less Than One Quarter Cash, $6m Facility; Pharmaust Has One Quarter Cash, $1m Raising; Andrew Baker, Starpharma, Vaxxas Ausbiotech Janssen Gongs; Connor O’Meara Wins $7k Ausbiotech-Glaxosmithkline Award; Ausbiotech Elects Michelle Burke Director
Oct 31, 2012
Victoria Opens Ausbiotech Conference With $1.9m Programs; Osprey Device Reduces Kidney-Toxic Cardiac Dye; Octa Phillip Fund Has $55m To Invest; Medical Developments Asthma Spacer Supply Deal; Phosphagenics Expands TPM Horse Supplements; Baillie Gifford Takes 9.6% Of Cochlear; Cryosite Easily Wins 2nd Strike Vote; Nusep 2nd Strike Board Spill, Directors’ Shares AGM; Paul Hopper Replaces Imugene’s Dr Warwick Lamb
Oct 30, 2012
EMA Delays Tissue Therapies Vitrogro Up To 210 Days; Octa Phillip-Bioxyne Board Spill Fails; Bye-Bye Biota, Hello Nasdaq; Full US Approval For GI Dynamics Endobarrier Trial; Phosphagenics TPM Injectable Antibiotic Deal To India’s Agila; Alchemia Has One Quarter Cash, $60m IPO, $2m Tax Credit, Sales; Isonea Raises $4m; Nusep Places $1m; John Leaver Takes 6% Of Bionomics; Landon Clay, East Hill Take 13% Of Biota; CB Co, Curran Super Fund Takes 13% Of Atcor; Consegna 77m Shares, 80m Options, 1m Notes AGM; Bone $1,671,987 Directors, Others Shares As Fees AGM; Prof Maree Smith, Dr Jim Aylward Win LSQ Gongs
Oct 29, 2012
Ausbiotech October Conference Opens This Week; Lymphology Assoc Backs Impedimed’s L-Dex Lymphoedema Test; Starpharma Improves Docetaxel Tumor Delivery In Mice; Ellex, Healthlinx Face 2nd Strike AGM Spill Votes; Medivac’s Republica Backdoor Listing AGM; Eastland Name Change To Suda AGM; Actinogen Has Less Than One Quarter Cash, Fundraising; Agenix 1-For-25 Consolidation Timetable
Oct 26, 2012
Mireven Claims Preclinical Mir-7 Head, Neck Cancer Success; Nice Result: Pharmaxis UK Bronchitol Reimbursement; Court Approves Biota Merger, Nabi Consolidates Shares; Paranta Contracts DSM For Follistatin Manufacture; Melbourne Uni, Janssen-Cilag Work On Respiratory Drug; Resmed Q1 Revenue Up 8% To $329m, Profit Up 41%; Biotron Prepares For 2nd Strike Board Spill AGM; Biotech Daily Appendix 4c Quarterly Reports Policy; Psivida AGM For 314k CEO, Director Options; Prima Appoints Marc Voigt CFO, Deanne Miller Counsel
Oct 25, 2012
Neopec: Breast Regrowth In 1-Of-5 Pilot Trial Patients; Agenix Licences Tyrian’s Technology For $500k Shares; Allan Gray (Orbis) Takes 9% Of Nanosonics; Bioxyne Reminder For Spill Meeting, Dr Doug Wilson Resigns; Neuren Pleads Schultz To ASX 54% Query; Phylogica Has One Quarter Cash, $2m Tax Credit, $1.6m Raising; Patrys PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Poster Wins German 1st Prize; Eco Quest AGM For 10m Director Options
Oct 24, 2012
Reva: ‘Two Major Stent Events, 80% At 4-Months Follow-Up’; Cellmid Underwritten Options Raise $545k; Avexa Reduces To 11% Of Allied Health; Probiotec AGM For 2.1m Director Options, 40% Fees Rise; Pfizer’s Mendel Grobler Wins Medicines Aust Pat Clear Gong; Sunshine Heart C-Pulse Wins Frost & Sullivan Award 
Oct 23, 2012
Shareholders Approve Biota, Nabi Merger For US Listing, $26m; Sirtex Sir-Spheres ‘Extend Survival 5 Months’; Resonance Ferriscan Liver Iron Test For 2 Clinical Trials ; Avexa, Valevia Show AVX13616 In-Vitro Anti-Bacterial Activity; GI Dynamics Study Backs Endobarrier Re-Implantation ; Uscom ‘More Accurate Than Blood Pressure In Pregnancy’; Sirtex Avoids Spill By 0.015% Or 8,000 Votes; CBio Ex-Executives Countersue Invion
Oct 22, 2012
Federal ARC, CRC Grants ‘Protected’, Escape ‘Review’; Biota Investors Diluted 25% For US Listing, $26m; Universal Biosensors Quarter Strip Fees Up 291% To $555k; Viralytics Doses 13 Of 63 Phase II Cavatak Melanoma Patients; China Allows Benitec RNAi Hepatitis C Patent ; Starpharma AGM For 960k CEO ‘Performance Rights’; Allied Health AGM For $115k Directors’ Shares In Lieu Of Pay; Circadian AGM For 88k M-D ‘Performance’ Shares; Medical Developments Appoints Wendy Gouveia Co Sec
Oct 19, 2012
NHMRC Grants Unfrozen, Down 3% To $652m For 1,141 Grants ; Bluechiip Partners With Swiss Lugano For Automation; Antisense Rebounds On Isis Reflected FDA Glory; Viralytics AGM For 43% Directors Pay Pool Rise, Options; Investors Mutual Take 8% Of Mayne Pharma; Watermark (Australian Leaders) Take 9% Of Mayne Pharma; Octa Phillip Directors Jeremy Curnock Cook, Matt McNamara Replace Avita’s Dr Paul Watt
Special Authorization For 1st Allied Infant Cardiocel Implant; Starpharma Vivagel Bacterial Vaginosis Trials Recruited; Ramaciotti Foundations $1.6m For Biomedical Research; Bioniche Immunocidin ‘Alternative To Chemotherapy In Dogs’; Federal Court Approves Alchemia-Audeo Demerger; FDA Indications Call Could Boost Resonance Ferriscan; Genetic Technologies, One Lambda Patent Agreement; US Patent For Calzada Polynovo Novosorb; Phylogica AGM For Notes, 6m Executive Bonus Options
Progen’s PI-88 Fails Phase II Melanoma Combination Trial; Antisense ‘Reflected Glory’ Price Fall Query, Trading Halt; ATO Provides Alchemia Demerger Tax Relief; Heartware Quits Early Stage Trial; CSL To Buy-Back $900m More Shares; Cathrx Signs Manufacture, Supply Deal With GMMI; Ex-CEO Dr Roger Aston Below 5% In Mayne Pharma; Pokies Bruce Mathieson Increases, Reduced To 6% Of Mayne; Australian Ethical Below 5% Of Universal Biosensors; Isonea AGM For 1m New Directors’ Options; LBT AGM For 500k Director Dr Caroline Popper Options; Alistair Jobling Replaces Acuvax Director Keong Chan
Calzada, Polynovo Novosorb Human Proof-Of-Concept; Cochlear Remuneration 1st Strike With 31% Against; Two Strikes Policy – Biotech Daily Editorial; Psivida Developing Tethadur Biosilicon Protein Eye Treatment; Biotron Claims ‘100% BIT225 48-Week Efficacy’; Bionomics Details Alpha-7 Compounds For Alzheimer’s Disease; Cogstate Test ‘Useful In Detecting Alzheimer’s’; Phase IIa Observations Back Clinuvel Scenesse For Vitiligo; Phylogica Notes To Raise $1.6m; Avita Plan Raises $4.2m, Total $10.5m; Nabil Luyer Takes 10.5% Of Healthlinx; Prima AGM For 1.2m New Directors’ Options, Rights
Prima Phase II ‘Positive Trend’ For CVac For Ovarian Cancer; Alchemia Votes 99% In Favor Of Demerger; Genetic Technologies Files 4 More US Patent Suits ; Ellerston (Packer Family) Buys $10m More Of Acrux; Bionomics AGM For 1m New Directors’ Options; Nusep To Spin-Out Prime Biologics
Cogstate $3.7m Phase III Schizophrenia Trial Contract; Administrators Close Virax For Deed Of Arrangement; Impedimed AGM Votes On $365k CEO Termination Pay; IDT Defers AGM For Missed 25% Spill Motion; Calzada 1.5m Directors’ Options AGM; Spill Motion; Immuron Appoints Daniel Pollock Director; Progen Company Secretary Paul Dixon Resigns; Nanosonics Wins NSW Premier’s Export Gong
Benitec Buys-Back US Spin-Out Tacere For $1.5m Scrip; Graeme Kaufman To Replace Bionomics Chair Chris Fullerton; Ellex Looking To Expand Laser Line; Biotron HIV Trial Delayed; Prepares For HIV/Hep C Trial
QRX, Paladin Labs Sign Potential $25m Canada Moxduo Licence; Clarification: Nanosonics; Pharmaxis Posts Best 3-Month Sales Of $584k; Alchemia Draft ATO Demerger Class Ruling; Meeting Date; Prana Chair Geoff Kempler, Baywick Increases, Diluted To 5% 
Oct 9, 2012
Vaxxas, Merck & Co Nanopatch Vaccine Deal; Mayne, Metrics Acquisition AGM; Nanosonics M-D Rights, Placement, GE Notes AGM; Viralytics Loses Co Sec Tom Rowe; Bio-Melbourne Environment, Social Impact Breakfast
Oct 8, 2012
Atcor Wins $3m Pharmaceutical Trial Contract; China Patent For Benitec Hep C RNAi Constructs; Mayne Raises $14.8m For Metrics, $40.2m To Go; Pharmaxis Pleads Schultz To ASX 14% Query, News Reports; ASX Okays Cathrx Request To Delist; Dr Roger Aston Replaces Immuron Chair Prof Colin Chapman
Oct 5, 2012
Eco Quest’s $250k For Dr Allen Bollands Cynata Stem Cells; GI Dynamics Holders Extend 90m Share Voluntary Escrow; Alchemia Demerger Meetings Delayed 7 Business Days; Correction: Pharmaust; QRX AGM For 600k Director Options; Invion (CBio) AGM For 25m Director Options; Uscom AGM For 3m Executive Chairman Options
Oct 4, 2012
NZ Clears Living Cell Pig-To-Human Brain Cell Transplant; $55m Mayne To Pay $120m For US Generic Company Metrics Inc; 3-Month Sirtex Dose Sales Up 37%, Breaks Through $10; Prima Completes Phase II Ovarian Cancer Trial; Bluechiip Granted US Tagging Methods, Apparatus Patent; Pharmaust To Lose Founder Bryant Mclarty; Acuvax Ex-Ceo Dr William Ardrey Bailed To November
Oct 3, 2012
Vale Prof Nancy Millis 1922-2012; Research Review Calls For Up To $3.6b More Per Year; Ausbiotech Tribute To Prof Nancy Millis, Biotech’s 1st Lady; GI Dynamics Endobarrier Non-Obese Insuline Sensitivity Benefit; Benitec Claims Proof-Of-Concept For ddRNAi Pain Compound; Euro Patent For Novogen, MEI Pharma ME-344 For Cancer; Nusep Installs 1st Prime Unit In Singapore; Isonea Applies For US Sonosentry OTC Sales; Consegna Breatheassist Meets Triple A Sales Due Diligence; Baillie Gifford Takes 9.6% Of Cochlear; Thee Woon Goh Takes 12% Of Nusep
Oct 2, 2012
FDA Conditional Approval For Sunshine Heart Pivotal Trial; Prana Places $6m For PBT2 Trials; Bone Begins Capthymone For Osteoporosis Trials; Cellmid Earns $748k Federal R&D Tax Credit; Uscom Targets Hypertension; Circadian Director Dr Errol Malta Retires; Imugene Director Roger Steinepreis Resigns
Oct 1, 2012
September BDI-40 Up 6%, ASX200 Up 1.6%, Big Caps Up 4%, Patrys Up 70%, Universal Bio Up 54%, Bioniche Down 48%; Florey, Servier Collaborate On Alzheimer’s Disease; Clinuvel Answers EMA Scenesse Questions; Sunshine Heart Requests Regulatory Trading Halt; Prana Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; China Patent For Bone Axcess IV; Alchemia Appoints 3 Audeo Directors; Probiotec Appoints Robin Tedder Director
Sep 28, 2012
Vale Dr Helmer (Hank) Agersborg; US Defence Grants Avita $841k For Slow Recruitment; Clinuvel CSO Dr Helmer Agersborg Dies; Biodiem 1-For-2 Rights Issue For $2.55m; Medivac, Republica Merger; Patrys AGM For 375k CEO Options, Loan Share Plan
Sep 27, 2012
CSL, Karolinska: CSL2H10 Blocks Type 2 Diabetes In Rodents; Germany Extends Pharmaxis Patents To 2020; Sirtex Pays Fully-Franked 10c Dividend; Bluechiip Earns $920k R&D Tax Credit; Isonea 3-For-5 Rights Issue For $4m; Progen: Medigen Enrols 1st China PI-88 Liver Cancer Patient; Cathrx To Delist Before Raising $5m; Cryosite Prepares For Cell Care Board Spill AGM; Nusep: Directors Lend $494k, Chase $1.4m Debt; Biodiem Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; All Healthlinx Ovplex Sale EGM Votes Pass - 19% Dissent
Sep 26, 2012
Living Cell Diabecell ‘Reduces HbA1c, Diabetes Events’; TGA Special Access For Allied Health’s Heart Patch; US Growth Hormone Receptor Patent For Antisense ATL1103; Boots UK Dumps Phosphagenics’ Anti-Fat Cream; Atcor AGM For 1.4m CEO Options; Isonea Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; Bluechiip Appoints Brett Roberts Commercial Director
Sep 25, 2012
Alchemia: 82 Treated Patients - ‘No Unexpected Toxicities’; Allan Gray Takes 10% Of QRX - Buys Low, Sells High; Firebrick Hopes To Cure The Common Cold In 5 Years; Florida Approves Genetic Technologies Brevagen Test; Biodiem Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Octa Phillip Letter To Bioxyne Shareholders; Consegna Breatheassist Trials, Patent; Psivida Revenue Down 29% To $3m, Loss Up 179% To $24m; Novogen, Kai Medical Backdoor Listing Fails; Biota Merger Meeting Set For October 23
Sep 24, 2012
Vaxine’s $3.4m For Bioxyne’s Probiotec, New Hi-164OV Trial; GSK Competitor Hits Alchemia Fondaparinux 1st Profit; Optiscan Earns $746k Zeiss Neurosurgery Milestones; Uscom ‘Role In Cancer Treatment’; St Vincent’s, Macquarie Adopt GI Dynamics Endobarrier; Isonea Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Mayne Reviewing Options, May Or May Not Raise Capital; Burnet’s Prof Gilda Tachedjian Wins Frank Fenner Gong
Sep 21, 2012
Research Backs Patrys PAT-SM6 For Tumor Cell Death; Universal Biosensors, Siemens Manufacturing, Supply Deal; Cathrx $2.2m R&D Tax Credit; Progen To Continue Developing PG545 For Cancer; Immuron Names Clostridium Difficile Product ‘IMM-529’; Sirtex Prepares For Founder Dr Bruce Gray Board Spill AGM; Agenix 25-For-1 Consolidation AGM, 10m Chairman Options
Sep 20, 2012
German OK For Patrys Phase I/IIa PAT-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Trial; Bioxyne Prepares For Board Spill EGM; Imugene Targets Vitamin D Deficiency, Erectile Dysfunction; China, Japan Patents For Broadvector Hip Failure Repair; Lloyds & Cassanove Takes 13.5% Of Cyclopharm; Medical Developments Loses Dr Anthony Coulepis, Usha Charan
Sep 19, 2012
Federal Government Freezes All Grants; Ausbiotech Statement, Biotech Daily Comment; NSW Government Launches $5m Medical Devices Fund; Avexa In-Vitro Success Claimed With HIV Integrase Inhibitors; Sunshine Heart Chair-Elect Jon Erb Starts On $100k, Options; Immuron Clostridium Difficile Candidate ‘100% Mouse Efficacy’; Perpetual Takes More Profits In Sirtex Down To 6.6%; Eastland Preparing Artimist Manufacturing; Cellmid Appoints Martin Rogers Director
Sep 18, 2012
Biota Lowers Nabi Takeover Sights From $US54m To $US27m; FMR, Fidelity Hong Kong Takes 5% Of Acrux; Invion (CBio) Earns $2m R&D Tax Credit; Australian Ethical Takes 5% Of Universal Biosensors; ANU Increases, Diluted To 7% Of Bionomics; Bionomics Appoints Graeme Kaufman Director; Bioprospect Loses Director Jacob Khouri
Sep 17, 2012
Bionomics Buys Cancer Stem Cells Eclipse For $8-10m Scrip; Reva Hopes To Ride Abbott Polymer Stent ‘Bow Wave’; Australian Ethical Takes 14% In Avita; Dissent At Nabi Could Affect Biota Merger; Regeneus Establishes Patient Database
Sep 14, 2012
Victoria Government $5m Innovation Voucher Program; Cellmid Option Rights Issue To Raise $600k; IDT Looking For New Technology; Eastland Completes Artimist Paediatric Malaria Dosing; Ausbiotech Melbourne Bio-Beers & Bubbles
Sep 13, 2012
WEHI, Murdoch Create Ian Potter Personal Medicine Centre; Cellmid Says Évolis Hair Growth Products Exceed Forecast; Phylogica $2m R&D Tax Credit, Explains Process; AMP Below 5% In Acrux; M-D Wayne Stringer Takes 15% Of Probiotec; Eastland Pleads Schultz, Again, To ASX 14% Query; Imugene Answers ASX ‘Too Much Money’ Query; Bioniche Revenue Down 8% To $31m, Loss Up 93% To $24m; John Erb Replaces Sunshine Heart Chairman Nick Callinan; Chairman Mel Bridges Quits Leaf Energy; Reva Appoints Dr David Muller Co-Principal Investigator; Mark Ostrowski Replaces Genetic Technologies’ Lewis Stuart
Sep 12, 2012
Impedimed CEO Richard Carreon Changes Payer Course; Phylogica Cosmetic Skin Repair Deal With NY’s Le Métier; Immuron Signs Harvest & Health For China Travelan Sales; Data Board Backs Prana Alzheimer’s PBT2 Imaging Trial; Perpetual Below 5% Of Resmed; Perpetual Takes Profits In Sirtex To 8%; Bionomics Appoints 2 Executives, Promotes Dr Sue O’Connor
Sep 11, 2012
CSL Potential $1.5b US ’Flu Pandemic Preparedness Contract; Medicines Australia: R&D More Than $1b For 3rd Year; ANU’s Prof Chris Goodnow Wins $80k GSK Research Award; UQ’s Dr Fiona Simpson Wins $25k Cancer Trailblazer Prize; Calzada, Polynovo Treat 1st Novosorb Free-Flap Patient; Pharmaxis AGM For 230k Director ‘Rights’
Sep 10, 2012
US Ampliphi To Buy Sydney’s Special Phage; Ausbiotech Prepares For 2012 Melbourne Conference; Pharmaust Drops Mining To Re-Focus On Epichem; AMP Sells 2m More Acrux Shares To 5%; Patrys Plan Raises $850k, Takes Total To $2.85m; Suspended Solagran Loses Finance Director David Croll
Sep 7, 2012
Biogrid, Biobank Collaborate For Cancer Research; European Patent For Antisense ATL1101; Biota In Talks For Russell Plumb CEO Job; Sienna Raises $900k
Sep 6, 2012
Starpharma, Astrazeneca Oncology Dendrimer Deal; WEHI Awarded $6.25m Apoptosis Cancer Research Grant; Genetic Technologies Licence For Conexio Genomics; Psivida Says UK Funding Body Accepts More Iluvien Data; Bio-Melbourne Neuroscience Breakfast
Sep 5, 2012
Victoria’s $8 Million Technology Voucher Program; Avita Placement Raises $6.3m, Share Plan For $3.7m More; Uscom Raises Further $256k, Takes Total To $952,200
Sep 4, 2012
Hatchtech FDA Meeting For Phase III Head Lice, Egg Treatment; Isonea Free Spring Trial Of Asthma Application; Frostbland To Distribute Cellmid Évolis Hair Products; CBio Trades As Invion From Tomorrow
Sep 3, 2012
August BDI-40 Up 1.2%, ASX200 Up 1.1%, Big Caps Up 6%, CSL Up 50% Ytd, Sunshine Heart Up 56%, Phylogica Down 25%; Optiscan Raises $1m, Bergen Agrees To End Draw-Down Facility; Immuron Sales Up 110%, Revenue Up 56%, Loss Down 12%; Circadian Revenue Down 19% To $1.5m, Loss Down 53% To $5m; Advanced Surgical Revenue Up 18% To $9m, Loss Down 95%; US Patent For Healthlinx Tumor Biomarker AGR2; Allied Health Revenue Down 5% To $6.5m, Loss Up 411% To $10m; Avita Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Prima CEO Matthew Lehman Starts On $316k; Prima’s Martin Rogers Joins Consegna’s Changing Board
Aug 31, 2012
Sunshine Heart FDA Application For Pivotal C-Pulse Trial; FDA Meeting For Invion (CBio) XToll For Lupus; Phillip Comans Call For Bioxyne Board Spill – Fight Looms; Cyclopharm H1 Revenue Up 14% To $4m, Loss Down 17% To $1.3m; QRX (Licence) Revenue Up 984% To $1.9m, Loss Down 38% To $16m; Avita Revenue Up 13% To $5m, Loss Up 327% To $7.7m; Impedimed Revenue Down 24% To $3.2m, Loss Down 17% To $12m; Biodiem Revenue Up 422% To $1.3m, Loss Down 61% To $1m; Nusep Revenue Up 42% To $2.5m, Loss Down 22% To $5m; Pharmaust Revenue Up 2% To $1.6m, Loss Down 26% To $4m; Pokies Bruce Mathieson Buys 15% Of Isonea; Optiscan Requests Placement Trading Halt
Aug 30, 2012
Fox Foundation Pays Prana $199k PBT434 Parkinson’s Milestone; Ellex Revenue Up 10% To $48m, Loss Turns To $1m Profit; Living Cell Revenue Up 115% To $3.8m, Turnaround $6.3m Profit; GI Dynamics H1 Revenue Up 298% To $220k, Loss Flat At $11m; Genetic Technologies Sues Reproductive Genetics Institute; CBio Approves Inverseon Merger Votes To Become Invion; Clarification: CBio; Paradice Falls Below 5% Of Acrux
Aug 29, 2012
Sirtex Revenue Up 19% To $87m, Profit Up 49% To $17m; Tissue Therapies Raises $1m From New Unnamed Investor; Probiotec Revenue Down 10% To $66m, Profit Up 112% To $1.2m; CBio Meets Tomorrow For Inverseon Merger To Invion; Scigen H1 Revenue Up 13% To $8m, Turnaround $3.8m Profit; Braitling, Australian Lenders Take 5% Of Mayne Pharma
Aug 28, 2012
Spinifex Phase II Trial: ‘EMA401 Reduces Neuralgic Pain’; Genetic Technologies Revenue Down 66%, Profit Turns To Loss; Bluechiip, Gentris Work On Pharmaco-Genomics, Bio-Repository; Regeneus Sets Up Macquarie Uni Clinic Fat Stem Cells Lab; Healthlinx EGM To Sell Ovplex Assets; Medical Australia Revenue Up 5% To $9m, Loss Up 95% To $669k
Aug 27, 2012
Nanosonics Revenue Up 295% To $13m, Loss Down 58% To $5m; Brain Resource Revenue Up 6% To $6m, Profit Up 44% To $388k; Virax In Voluntary Administration; MRCF Pays Mireven $500k Milestone For Anti-Cancer Mirna-7; Octa Phillip Calls Bioxyne Chairman, CEO Spill Meeting; Graeme Kaufman Replaces Cellmid Director Robin Beaumont; Chairman William Mobbs Takes 29% Of ITL
Aug 24, 2012
Cyclopharm Builds Cyclotron At Mater Brisbane; Alchemia Demerger Meeting In October; Calzada’s Polynovo Develops Synthetic Skin, Slow Trials; Acrux Revenue Down 89% To $11m, Profit Down 87% To $7m; Atcor Revenue Down 14% To $6.4m, Loss Down 36% To $2m; IDT Revenue Down 24% To $10m, Loss Up 678%; ‘Next Year Better’
Aug 23, 2012
Mireven, Silence Collaborate On WAIMR’s miRNA For Cancer; US FDA Conditional Approval For GI Dynamics Pivotal Trial; Senz Claims Funding For Val-1000 Leukaemia Trials; Medical Developments Revenue Up 11%, Profit Up 55%, Dividends; Cryosite Revenue Up 20% To $8m, Profit Up 206% To $1m; ITL Revenue Down 25% To $31m, Profit Up 41% To $1.3m
Aug 22, 2012
Biota Claims Japan Success On ’Flu Preventative Inavir; Mesoblast Revenue Up 98% To $38m, Profit To Loss, $207m Cash; Start-Up Australia Invests $47.7m, Returns $85.3m; CSL Profit Up 4.5% To $983m On Revenue Up 7% To $4,624m; Biota Revenue Up 53% To $22m, Loss Down 33% To $19m; LBT Revenue Up 38% To $1m, Loss Down 0.5% To $1.2m; Alchemia Revenue Down 45% To $726k – No Fondaparinux Cash; Fisher Funds Takes 6% Of Universal Biosensors; Director Michael Stork Increases, Diluted In Patrys; Dr Dax Marcus Calder Takes 5.3% Of Patrys; Cathrx Director Jeffrey Goodman Resigns
Aug 21, 2012
Biodiem Claims Early LAIV Success With Vivalis EB66; Biotech Takes 2 Of 3 L’Oréal Women In Science $25k Fellowships; Cogstate Revenue Up 48%, Return To Profit With $2.45m; Phosphagenics H1 Sales Down 39%, Revenue Up 57%, Loss Up 42%; Mayne Sales Up 10%, Revenue Up 5%, Profit Up 265% To $6m; Phylogica Revenue Down 16% To $2m, Loss Up 8%; GI Dynamics To Release 19m Escrow US Shares (97m CDIs); Dr Bernard Hockings Takes 6.5% Of Phylogica
Aug 20, 2012
QRX Says More Existing Moxduo Data Could Convince US FDA; Uscom Raises $696k, Hopes For More; Eastland Completes Artimist Trial Dosing ; Fisher Funds Take 5% Of Nanosonics; Chairman Angus Holt’s Gralaw Doubles To 10% Of Optiscan; Biota East Coast Shareholder Briefings
Aug 17, 2012
European Patent For Anteo’s Mix&Go Bio-Glue; Consegna Appoints Chinamed For Breatheassist Manufacture; AMP Reduces To 6.35% Of Acrux; Correction: Bio-Melbourne Briefing
Aug 16, 2012
CBio Expects $2.2m R&D Tax Credit, $1.2m Executive Legal Action; Nusep Restructures Board, Management; Sunshine Heart Raises $17m Of $27m, More Expected; Bio-Melbourne Briefing: ‘When To Sell, Licence, Quit’
Aug 15, 2012
Reva Stent Trial: No Adverse Events, Pivotal Trial Planning; Immuron Tests IMM-255 Against Swine ’Flu In Ferrets; Bionomics Revenue Up 68% To $7m, Loss Down 67% To $3m; ‘Key US Patent’ For Bionomics BNC105; Up To 17% Of EGM Votes Oppose Patrys Director Shares
Aug 14, 2012
Burnet Institute Developing Preventative Hep C Vaccine; Sosei Assigns Neurodiscovery NSL-043 To Beijing Tide; A-Bio Invests $5m In Nusep’s Plasma Plant; Hall Phoenix Diluted Below 5% Of Bone
Sunshine Heart Raises $19m Of Hoped For $27m; Benitec, Stanford Research ddRNAi For Neuropathic Pain; Atcor $1m Unnamed Pharma Contract; Isonea Completes 1-For-20 Stock Consolidation; Jason Peterson, Celtic Capital Takes 9% Of Imugene
Biota Publishes Scheme Booklet, Experts’ Report; Pharmaxis Revenue Up 85% To $8m, Loss Down 16% To $39m; Sunshine Heart Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Aug 9, 2012
Novogen’s MEI Buys SBio’s Pracinostat For $US500k Scrip; Psivida Places $5.36m; Japan To Grant Viralytics Cavatak Multiple Myeloma Patent; Biota Nabi, Nasdaq Scheme Meeting Set For September 25; Neuren Appoints Dr Joseph Horrigan Head Of Clinical, Medical; Eastland Pleads Schultz, Patient Enrolment To ASX 41% Query
Aug 8, 2012
CE Mark Approval For Genetic Technologies Brevagen Test; UK Regulatory Delay For Tissue Therapies’ Vitrogro; Heartware H1 Revenue Up 44% To $53m, Loss Up 113% To $39m; Euro Patent For Biodiem’s BDM-I; Isonea Launches New Asthma Smart-Phone Application; Calzada Appoints Prof David McQuillan Director; Ellerston (Packer Family) Takes 7% Of Acrux; Terrapinn Biopharma Conference
Aug 7, 2012
Aug 6, 2012
Prof Arun Sanyal NIH Grant Covers Immuron IMM-124E Trial; FDA Conditional Approval For Sunshine Heart’s New Driver; CBio Starts CPN10 (XToll) FDA Process For Lupus; Medical Developments Doses Final Penthrox Euro Patient; Capital Investment Transfers 7% Of Atcor; Cellmid Appoints Andrew Bald Joint Company Secretary
Aug 2, 2012
Bathurst Uscom Study Reduces Septic Shock Mortality 90%; ‘Drug Exports Bigger Than Cars’ - Medicines Australia; Viralytics US Patent For Killing Cancer Cells Pre-Transplant; Pharmaxis Files Bronchitol Cystic Fibrosis NDA To FDA; Psivida: Alimera Resubmits Rejected Iluvien NDA To US FDA

Jul 31, 2012
Psivida Returns To Biosilicon - For Eye Diseases; Biota’s Inavir Q4 Royalty Up 25%, Year-To-Date Up 47.3%; Blackrock Sells Below Substantial In CSL ; Pharmaust $1m Placement; Returns From Mining Foray; Papers Back Uscom For Hypertension In Pregnancy; Sunshine Heart Has Less Than One Quarter Cash; $28m Raising; Atcor Has Less Than Two Quarters Cash; More Coming; Cathrx Has One Quarter Cash; $1m Loan; More Coming; James Rae Replaces Bioniche Chairman Graeme McRae

Jul 30, 2012
Benitec, Medistem Article Backs ddRNAi For Transplant; Calzada, Polynovo Broaden Novosorb Trial For Recruitment; Regeneus, Cryosite Collaborate On Frozen Fat Stem Cells; CBio EGM To Become Invion For Anti-Inflammatory Diseases; Isonea EGM Votes Pass Easily - 15% Oppose Pursuit Of Happiness; Nanosonics Appoints Cochlear’s Michael Kavanagh Director
Jul 27, 2012
Sunshine Heart To Raise $28m For Pivotal C-Pulse Trial; Universal Biosensors $1.5m Siemens Test Strip Milestone; Germany Approves Psivida’s Iluvien; Correction: Cellmid; Kai Medical Sleep Treatment Backdoors Into Novogen; Uscom Has Less Than Two Quarters Cash, More Coming; Actinogen Has One Quarter Cash, More Coming; Dr Stewart Washer Replaces Isonea Chair Ross Haghighat
Jul 26, 2012
California Approves Genetic Technologies’ Brevagen Test; GSK 2011-’12 Biota Relenza Royalty Down 36% To $4.2m; Cellmid Allowed 4th US Midkine Patent
Jul 25, 2012
CE Mark For Sunshine Heart C-Pulse Aorta Cuff Pump; US Patent For Hatchtech, Phase II Data Presentations; Actinogen Actinomycetes For Tamiflu’s Shikimic Acid; Sirtex Practitioners Discuss Sir-Sphere Efficacy; Pharmaxis Appoints Dr Simon Buckingham Director; Viralytics Loses M-D Bryan Dulhunty For Commercialisation
Jul 24, 2012
Mesoblast Stem Cells Effective In Arthritis Sheep Trial; Sunshine Heart Hails 12-Month Data, 1st 24-Month Patient; US, Canada Approve Bioniche Dog Cancer Drug; Andrew Goodall Increases To 20% Of Nusep; Impedimed’s Greg Brown Joins Genetic Technologies
Jul 23, 2012
Ellex Expects Turnaround 2011-’12 Profit; Atcor Applies For US Clearance For Sphygmocor Xcel; Biodiem Rodent Data Backs BDM-E For Retinitis Pigmentosa; EMA Approval Of Uniqure’s Glybera ‘Good For Benitec’; Biotech Daily Appendix 4C Quarterly Reports Policy; Cellmid Has Less Than Two Quarters Cash - More Coming
Jul 20, 2012
FDA Approves Phase III Psivida Medidur-Micro Uveitis Trial; Dr Stephen Woodford Takes 5% Of Uscom; Afandin Fails To Fund Antisense ATL1101 For Cancer; CSL Loses Executive Director, 45-Year Veteran Peter Turner; Acuvax Ex-CEO Dr William Ardrey Fraud Case - Bail To October
Jul 19, 2012
Biodiem, RMIT Research LAIV For Non-’Flu Vaccines; Genesis, Mariposa Merger Fails; France Approves Psivida’s Iluvien, Alimera To Raise $US40m; IDT Appoints Dr Ashley Bates Business Development Manager; Share Buy-Back Takes Director Sanjay Sehgal To 5% Of ITL
Jul 18, 2012
Antisense, Tianjin JV Takes ATL1102 Back To Clinic For MS; CE Mark For Ellex 2RT Laser Treatment; Biotech Takes 5 Of 6 Victoria Grants - Up To $1.5m Each; Alnylam RNAi Success ‘Good For Benitec’; US Axcess III Patent For Bone; Pharmaxis Bronchitol Sales Begin, R&D Pipeline Detailed; Circadian Companies Increase, Diluted To 11% In Antisense; Robert Towner Takes 6% Of Neurodiscovery
Jul 13, 2012
Reva Closes Rezolve Pilot Trial – No Major Coronary Events
Jul 12, 2012
Resonance Applies For FDA Clearance For Liver Fat Test; Cogstate Expects Up To $12m Revenue, $2.7m Profit; Richard Carreon Starts As Impedimed CEO; Bioxyne Sends Data Pack To Potential Suitors; Citigroup Ceases In Patrys; Consegna Requests Licencing Trading Halt; Genesis Appoints Catherine Yan Director
Jul 11, 2012
Regeneus Claims Fat-Stem Cell Efficacy In Mouse Arthritis; Sunshine Up 342% On Nasdaq, 132% On ASX In Three Days; Lang Walker, Companies Take 10% Of QRX; Calama Takes 5% Of Tyrian
Benitec ddRNAi Licence To Dublin’s Genable For Eye Disease; Sunshine Heart Pleads ‘Media Reports’ To 200% Price Rise; Eastland Convertible Notes To Raise $760k; Heartware Appoints Peter McAree CFO 
Jul 9, 2012
Alchemia Prepares For 3-Way Split, ASX, Nasdaq Listings; Viralytics 1st Phase II Extension Patient Dosed; BPH, Molecular Discovery, Peter Mac P53 Tumor Collaboration; Mylan Sues Mayne Over Doryx; Merial Challenges Genetic Technologies Non-Coding DNA Patent; Antisense Pleads Schultz, Licence Deal To ASX 20% Query; Citigroup Takes 11% Of Patrys; Immuron To Issue 1-For-4 Bonus Options
Jul 6, 2012
Foundation $600k For Neuren Rett Syndrome Phase II Trial; Singapore Patent For Healthlinx Ovplex; Atcor EGM For Placement, Directors’ Shares
Jul 5, 2012
WEHI Leads SUV39H1 Enzyme Immune Change For Asthma; Cancer Therapeutics CRC 2nd Compound, Screening Platform; Medical Developments, CSIRO Methoxyflurane Production Deal; Perpetual Takes 5% Of Resmed; Japanese Patent For Bone’s Axcess III
Jul 4, 2012
Starpharma 2013 Dendrimer-Docetaxel Cancer Trial; Sirtex 12-Month Dose Sales Up 23%, Implied Revenue $86m; Clarification: Osiris Trial Data; Victoria $1m For Osprey, Baker, RMH Diabetic Foot Infections; Late Contract Reduces Atcor Revenue Guidance; Consegna Extends Aspen Evaluation, Canadian Patent
Jul 3, 2012
Allied Health, CSIRO Cardiac Stem Cell Collaboration; Pharmaxis Grants CEO Dr Alan Robertson 200k Rights; Consegna Develops Breatheassist Elite Sports; Medical Australia, Analytica Sell Mediflush Tuta Burettes; M&G Group Buys 3m More Starpharma Shares, Again; Osprey Appoints Neville Mitchell, Vic Fabano; Republica Capital Takes 13% Of Medivac
Jul 2, 2012
6-Year BDI-40 Up 82%, ASX200 Down 19%, Big Caps Up 66%; 1-Year BDI-40 Down 12.6%, ASX200 Down 11.1% - Neuren Up 189%, Antisense 188%, Avita 69%, Pharmaxis 65%; June BDI-40 Down 8.6%, ASX 200 Up 0.5% - Antisense Up 15%, QRX Down 67%; CBio, Inverseon Merger For Anti-Inflammatory Diseases; Impedimed L-Dex Lymphoedema Prevention Data; Acrux CEO Dr Richard Treagus Retires, Ross Dobinson Exec Chair; Tissue Therapies Expects Delayed CE Mark In July; Bluechiip Appoints Ron Finkel Non-Executive Director
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Jun 19, 2012
Peter Mac BRCA Study Changes Ovarian Ca Treatment, Trials; BPH Cortical Dynamics $4m IPO Fails; IM Medical Completes Sale Of Capitol Health Shares
Jun 18, 2012
Mesoblast: ‘Unfounded Speculation’ Hit Price 14%; Immuron Raises $1.44m; Imugene 200m Shares, 50m Options Consegna Linguet EGM; Benitec Appoints Carl Stubbings Chief Business Officer
Jun 15, 2012
Bionomics, Merck Serono End MS Co-Development; Virax, 4G Deal Collapses; Atcor Raises $1m; Prima CEO-Elect Matthew Lehman Meets Investors, Timelines; Bioxyne Takes HI-164OV Trial Results Halt To Suspension; Queensland Uni’s Prof Mark Kendall Wins $100k Rolex Gong; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On The Future Of CRC Program; Safety Medical Goes Gold Mining In Brazil
Jun 14, 2012
Resmed Launches Narval Jaw Position Device; Payment Ends Nusep, Nxgen Longer Lasting Listing Litigation; Healthlinx Loses Dr Stewart Washer, Dr John Chiplin; Larry Knopf Replaces Heartware Co Sec David McIntyre; Atcor Takes Capital Raising Trading Halt To Suspension
Jun 13, 2012
Governor Chernov To Lead Victoria US Bio Delegation; Bioxyne Requests HI-164OV Phase IIb Results Trading Halt; Challenger, Novaport Below 5% In Medical Developments
Jun 12, 2012
Medicines Australia To Forum: ‘Drugs Are Post-Mining Future’; Circadian Placement Raises $1m At 7% Premium; Richard Carreon Replaces Impedimed CEO Greg Brown; Chairman Andrew Kroger Takes 20% Of Cryosite; Atcor Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Jun 8, 2012
Universal Biosensors Earns Siemens $1.5m Test Milestone; Mesoblast Dental Stem Cells For Neuro Diseases; Uni Of NSW Health Science Alliance; Cyclopharm Completes Share Consolidation, Returns To CYC; Further Data Confirms Pharmaxis Bronchitol CF Efficacy; Health Canada Approves New Sunshine Heart Pump Driver; Prima Closes 2 Projects; Focus On CVac For Ovarian Cancer; Neuren CEO Larry Glass Elected M-D, Dr Graeme Howie Goes
Jun 7, 2012
Verva Phase II Trial: VVP808 Reduces Type 2 Diabetes HbA1c; Circadian Takes Capital Raising Trading Halt To Suspension; Avita Appoints Vistek Distributor For Recell China Launch; US Inserter Patent For Psivida; Atcor Supplies Netherlands Young At Heart; Durbin Super Takes 5% Of Genera; Annmac Increases, Diluted To 19% Of Agenix; Safety Medical Requests Acquisition Trading Halt
Jun 6, 2012
US 606 Patient Data Shows Sirtex Sir-Spheres Safe, Efficacious; Biodiem Licences ANU Dengue Fever Technology; Portugal Approves Psivida’s Iluvien For DME; Optiscan Scope ‘More Accurate, 100% Sensitive’, 1st Royalty; Salomao & Zoppi Evaluate Genera’s Sirocco, Tests; CBA Reduces To 5.3% Of Resmed; Landon Clay, East Hill Take 12% Of Biota; Heartware Loses Director Christine Bennett; Russia, Japan Grant Bone Axcess Patents; OMI Drops Syringes, Coal, Tin - Goes Graphite Mining
Novogen, Marshall Edwards ME-143 ‘Low Toxicity’; Prima To List On Frankfurt Exchange; Allied CE Mark Application For Cardiocel Patch; Phosphagenics: 3m Adhesive Caused Crystallization; German Research Backs Uscom For Ventilation; Harding Loevner Takes 5% Of Cochlear; Circadian Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Nusep Appoints Bioexpress US Gel Distributor; Atcor Welcomes Halma Takeover Of Partner Suntech; Challenger, Novaport Reduce 1% In Medical Developments; UK’s College Hill Opens Melbourne Office 
May 31, 2012
Novogen, Marshall Edwards Dose 1st ME-344 Cancer Cohort; Pfizer Pays Phylogica Undisclosed Research Milestone; GI Dynamics, Gore Closer To Patent Ownership Trial; Prima Introduces CEO-Designate Matthew Lehman; Immuron EGM Votes Pass Easily, 6% Oppose Director Shares; Bio-Melbourne ‘Engaging With Japan’ Briefing
May 30, 2012
Victoria’s Innovation Minister Opens Monash Imaging Facility; Genzyme Pays Antisense Partner Isis $25m For NDA Filing; Biodiem, Miami University Study BDM-E For Retinitis Pigmentosa; Uscom To Raise $1.5m To $5m For Sales, New Markets; Australian Patent For Progen PG500 Series; Robmar Below 5% In Cryosite; Terry White To Sell Cellmid’s Évolis Hair Growth Products; John O’Connor Replaces Novogen Director Peter Da Scutt 
May 29, 2012
Wrong Control Kills Neuren Cancer Trial; Dr Bains Goes; Bioniche Claims Vaccine For E Coli In Beef; CSIRO Granted US, Euro shRNAi Gene Silencing Patents; Nusep Lodges Patent Applications For Waste Blood Process; Impedimed Retail Rights Offer Raises $844k, $8.7m Total; Actinogen Director David Zohar Bailed For Aluminex IPO
May 28, 2012
Bioxyne Prepares For Phase IIb Hi-164OV COPD Results; Ausbiotech Appoints CM Capital’s Dr Mark Harvey Director; Cyclopharm 5-To-1 Consolidation, Trading As CYCDA; Consegna 65m Shares, $1.4m EGM For Fees, Acquisitions; Chairman Andrew Kroger Takes 16% Of Cryosite
May 25, 2012
TGA Approves Acrux, Eli Lilly Axiron; GSK Opens Combination Melanoma Phase III Trial; Genetic Technologies Up 98% For The Week; Bio-Melbourne Hiraoki Kitano Drug Engineering Breakfast; Australian Ethical Increases To 7% In Neuren; Immuron Appoints Dr Roger Aston, CEO Joe Baini Directors; Iain Ross Replaces Tissue Therapies Director Greg Baynton; Swapna Keskar Replaces Nusep Co Sec Tom Rowe
May 24, 2012
Bionomics Starts 134-Patient BNC105 Ovarian Cancer Trial; WEHI Drug Could Prevent Malaria Brain Damage; Heartware BTT Results Published, Europe Label Extended; US LDL Patent For Patrys Pat-Sm6; Study Shows Impedimed Could Save US $1m A Year; Resmed, Biancamed, Omron Sleep Monitor Launched In Japan; Prima COO Matthew Lehman To Replace CEO Martin Rogers; Drill Investments Below 5% Of Immuron; Chairman Andrew Kroger Takes 12% Of Cryosite
May 23, 2012
Clinical Genomics, CSIRO, Flinders Uni Bowel Cancer Test; Clinuvel Starts US Scenesse EPP Phase III Trial ; Medical Developments Licences Penthrox To Nippon Zoki ; US Patent For QRX Moxduo Pain Relief; Phosphagenics Turns To Germany’s Labtec For Patch Problem; Genetic Technologies Jumps 66% On Nasdaq; Bioxyne Appoints Torreya Partners Advisers; Ellerston Capital Takes 5% Of Acrux; David Zohar Assoc Reduces, Diluted To 24% Of Actinogen; Mayne Appoints Peter Truelove Sales, Marketing Director; Impedimed L-Dex U400 Wins Biocom Gong
May 22, 2012
Monitoring Board Backs Alchemia Phase III Cancer Trial; GSK Australia Reports $54m Profit For 2011; Genetic Technologies: Brevagen Sales Increasing
May 21, 2012
Melanoma Institute: GSK’s Dabrafenib Shrinks Brain Tumors Pharmaxis Files Bronchitol  Cystic Fibrosis NDA To FDA; Peter Turvey Replaces Allied Health Director Jet Soedirdja; Victoria Awards Open: 2 Prizes, 12 Fellowships; Boots Launches Phosphagenics’ Anti-Fat Cream In UK; OBJ Claims Procter & Gamble Deal, No Details; Fluorotechnics Votes To Go Mining, Suspended
May 15, 2012
Verva VVP Paper Shows New Mode Of Diabetes Action; Healthlinx Takes Ovplex Ovarian Cancer Test To India; Novogen’s Marshall Edwards Raises $5.2m; Immunexpress Appoints Robert Lilley Director; Allan Gray (Orbis) Takes 8% Of Nanosonics; Allan Gray Takes Profit, Reduces To 5% Of Acrux; AMP Takes 7.4% Of Acrux; Bio-Melbourne Briefing On Open Innovation Models
May 14, 2012
Alchemia’s Fondaparinux Takes 22.5% Of US Market; Despite Results, Transgene TG4001 Proves Virax Co-X-Gene; Immuron Appoints Ziwell For More SE Asia Sales; Japan Grants Agenix Thromboview Patent; Drill Investments Reduces, Diluted To 5.6% Of Immuron; CBio Pleads Schultz To ASX 29% Query
May 11, 2012
Heartware Q1 Sales Up 47% To $26.3m; UK NHS Guidelines Include Uscom For Surgical Care; Biota Earns $3.4m Q3 Inavir Royalties, Phase III Trial Enroled; Nanosonics Share Plan For $5m; Allan Gray (Orbis) Takes Profit, Reduces To 6% Of Acrux; AMP Takes 6.3% Of Acrux; Monash, Weizmann Obesity Conference
May 10, 2012
Mesoblast Appoints Teva’s Dr Ben-Zion Weiner As Director; Immuron Contracts Integramed For SE Asia Travelan Sales; Avita Starts Recell US Defense Scar Trial; UQ Wins $100,000 Gates Grant For Rotavirus Vaccine
May 9, 2012
Federal Budget: NHMRC, ARC Funding Up $85m, PBS Down $164m; Comment: Biotech Daily, Ausbiotech, GBS, Bio-Melbourne; Biodiem, Vivalis Collaborate On Virus Vector; Genetic Technologies Settles Geneseek Patent Suit; Heartware Completes Heart Pump Destination Enrolment; Cathrx To Raise $12m, Delist, Sell Business; Bluechiip Hires Plexus For Matchbox Tag Readers
May 8, 2012
UK Approves Psivida, Alimera Iluvien For DME; Biodiem Earns $830k LAIV Licence Fees; Bluechiip Brett Schwarz: ‘Follow Europe, Not US Bio-Banking’; Allan Gray (Orbis) Takes Profit, Reduces To 7% Of Acrux; Paradice Investments Takes 6% Of Acrux; AMP Takes 5% Of Acrux; Phosphagenics Adds David Jones For Cosmetics Sales
May 7, 2012
Bioxyne Could Be Sold By Year End; US Patent For Cellmid Anti-Midkine T-Cells; Immuron Contracts NZ’s Synlait For Cow Colostrum; Victoria Budget $60m For Cancer Agency; Probiotec Profit Warning: Drugs Good, Diet Products Not; Medivac’s Sunnywipes Joins WHO Collaboration
May 4, 2012
Nanosonics Placement Raises $15.5m, Share Plan; Antisense Raises $5m Of Expected $6.5m; US Patent For Anteo’s Mix&Go Bio-Glue; Jason Peterson, Celtic Capital Below 5% Of Acuvax
May 3, 2012
Ventus $40m IPO Opens; Impedimed 1-For-4 Rights Issue Raises $7.8m, $5.9m For Retail; Compumedics Sells $1m Diagnostics To China; US Patent For Biodiem’s BDM-I For Malaria, Trichomoniasis; Capital Concerns, Logue Family Takes 6% Of Immuron; Bone Placement, Stock Issue In Lieu Of Payment EGM; Goldfire Robert Martin, Accord Take 13% Of Acuvax
May 2, 2012
Victoria Budgets $35m For Innovation - $26m For Synchrotron; Budget Comment: Biotech Daily, Ausbiotech, Bio-Melbourne; Human Implications From Bioniche Dog Cancer Drugs; Hatchtech Raises $8m, Appoints Dr Ross Macdonald CEO; Osprey Opens - Up 5%; GI Dynamics Trial Data Published In Journal Article; Metal Group Increases To 18% Of Allied Health; ITL Sells ‘Troubled Malaysian Distributor’ For $1.1m; Allan Gray (Orbis) Reduces To 8.5% Of Acrux; Imugene Buys Consegna’s Linguet; Tissue Therapies Pleads Schultz To ASX 22% Query; Nanosonics Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
May 1, 2012
April BDI-40 Flat, ASX200 Up 1.4% - Heartware, Sirtex, Cellmid, Psivida Up, Sunshine Heart Down; Adaptive Sonics Files Patent Infringement Against Cochlear; Atcor Launches Sphygmocor Xcel System; US Court Allows Mayne Pharma Doryx Generics; Living Cell Share Plan Raises $1m; IDT Profit Warning; Ex-Chairman Theodore Onisforou Reduces To 5% Of Cryosite; Impedimed Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Pharmaust Has One Quarter Cash; Consegna Has One Quarter Cash, Linguet Sale Trading Halt; Imugene Requests Acquisition Trading Halt; Malcolm McComas Replaces Pharmaxis Chairman Denis Hanley; Bruce Parncutt Replaces Acrux Director Ken Windle
Apr 30, 2012
UQ, Axiom Molecular Nuclear Medicine Collaboration; Correction: Avexa ; Prana Doses 1st Phase II Trial Huntington’s Patient; Osprey To List On ASX On May 2; GI Dynamics 19-Patient Re-Implantation Trial; Two UK Dogs Treated With Medical Australia’s Fat Stem Cells; Genera $1m Share Plan; Uscom Less Than Six Months Cash, Sales Up, Costs Cut, Capital; Heartware AGM For 1.5m Director Shares, 245k Options; Cellmid EGM For 136m Shares, $5m Placement, 5m CEO Options; Consegna Appoints Dr Nicholas Ede Technology Officer
Cheaper HIV Trial Allows Changed Avexa ATC Strategy; Allied Rights Raise $1.9m; Takes 44.4% Of Coridon; Resmed Record 3rd Quarter Revenue, Profit; Bayer Pays Tyrian $US325k To End Deal, Continues Development; Consegna Acquires Ozpharma’s Linguet; Allan Gray (Orbis) Takes Profit, Reduces To 10% Of Acrux; Select Reduces Below 5% Of Circadian; Bio-Melbourne Bio-Breakfasts On Bio-Banking
FDA Panel Votes For Heartware’s Pump; Swiss Insurance For Clinuvel’s Scenesse; Austria First Psivida Iluvien Approval For DME; GSK Q3 Biota Relenza Royalty $1.5m; Cellmid Placement Raises $1.5m; Acrux Small Revenue Forecast Reduction; QRX: Watson Actavis Takeover ‘Good For Moxduo IR’; Nusep ABS Novacell Agreement For Singapore Blood Plant; Australian Patent For Phylogica Phylomer Library Screening; US Patent For Novogen, Marshall Edwards Me-143 For Cancer
Genera Unveils Sirocco Automated Diagnostics Platform; Heartware Prepares For FDA Expert Panel Meeting; Starpharma Pleads Schultz To ASX 8% Query; Medical Developments Expects $2.2m Net Profit; Cathrx Has Less Than One Quarter Cash, Funding ‘Soon’; Correction: Cyclopharm; Bio-Melbourne Network Workshops Social Networks; ASIC Prosecutes Actinogen’s David Zohar
Starpharma Passes $500m; Biota Buys Nabi For Its $52m Cash, Nasdaq Backdoor Listing; Immuron Placement Raises $1m, Share Plan For $1m More; Agenix Takes Second Fortrend Facility For $1.2m; Cryosite $1m Profit Guidance, Dividend; M-D Fabio Pannuti Takes 8% Of Consegna; Cyclopharm AGM For 6.7m Director Shares; Cellmid Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Europe Signs-Off Pharmaxis’ Bronchitol For Cystic Fibrosis; Australian Ethical Takes More Than 140% Profit On Avita; Cellmid $330k Share Issue Says Goodbye To La Jolla Cove; CBio Appoints IR Head Melanie Farris Company Secretary; Immuron Takes Capital Raising Trading Halt To Suspension; GSK $80k Research Award Nominations Extended To April 30; Acuvax Ex-CEO Dr William Ardrey Fraud Case - Bail To July
Pharmaxis On-Track For Bronchitol; ASM8 Scientific Review; Nasdaq, US OTC Listings Mixed Results For Avita, Prima; Australians Implanted With GI Dynamics’ Endobarrier; Hyperion Takes 7% Of Cochlear; Neuren Pleads Schultz To ASX 35% Query; Cellmid Opens Évolis Hair Product Website; Consegna: Breatheassist Nasal Plugs Regulator-Free
Ausbiotech: Industry Upbeat - Despite Economy, Policy; Cellmid Jumps 107% On US Midkine Adhesion Patent; Immuron Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Anteo ‘Mix&Go Solves Bio-Glue Damage For Research’
Pharmaxis: ‘ASM8 Duration Caused Non-Significant Result’; Living Cell Appoints Dr Barry Snow For Parkinson’s Trial; Osprey Raises $20m, To List On ASX; Allied Signs Nature Tech, VGXI For Phase I HSV2 Trial Material; Consegna To Acquire 100% Of Leading Edge With 252m Shares; Mesoblast Half-Way In Phase II Stem Cell Spinal Trial
Apr 16, 2012
Antisense’s Prof Pinchas Cohen: ‘ATL1103 Extends Life’; Ventus $40m IPO For Snoring, Sleep Apnoea Nasal Plugs
Apr 13, 2012
Bioniche Calms Investors With Revenue, New Projects; Alchemia Treats 53 Cancer Patients, Awaits Safety Review; Prima To List On Nasdaq Next Week; Genetic Technologies’ Immunaid Raises $1m; Bioxyne Confirms Name Change, Phase IIb COPD Trial On-Track; UBS AG Falls Below 5% Of Pharmaxis; Evado Evaluates UWS Complementary Medicine; Fermiscan Drops Biotech For Resources, Name Change
Apr 12, 2012
Canada Approves Acrux, Eli Lilly Axiron; Vivopharm Acquires RMIT Toxicology Testing Business; Consegna To Spin-Out Aspen Medisys; Patrys Executives US Investor Road-Show; Life Sciences Queensland Road-Show
Apr 11, 2012
QRX Claims Moxduo CR Phase I Success, Tablets Resist Tamper; Sirtex Claims March Quarter Dose Sales Up 34%; Novogen, Marshall Edwards Ready For ME-344 Tumor Trial; Canadian Patent For Prima’s CVac Ovarian Cancer Vaccine; US Patent For BPH, Molecular Discovery’s Tumor Suppressor; UBS AG Takes 5% Of Pharmaxis; Dr Mervyn Jacobson Reduces To 29% Of Genetic Technologies; Chairman Mel Bridges Buys 500k Genetic Technologies Shares
Mar 30, 2012
Heartware Buys Worldheart For $8m; Nusep Borrows $300k To Expand Consumables Business; Optiscan Takes $2m Bergen Draw-Down Equity Facility; Avita Holds Rome Skin Conference
Antisense-China JV For ATL1102 For MS, Cancer, Asthma; Psivida Up 80% On Probable European Iluvien Approval; 2nd US Process Patent For Alchemia’s Fondaparinux; Sirtex H1 Revenue Up 8% To $37m, Profit Up 70% To $6m; Mayne H1 Revenue Flat At $27m, Profit Up 242% To $4m; Cyclopharm Revenue Up 8% To $10m, Profit To $1.7m; Scigen Revenue Up 29% To $US16m, Loss Up 72% To $17m; Resonance H1 Revenue Up 11% To $898k, Loss Down 37% To $241k; Compumedics H1 Revenue Down To $15m, Return To $403k Profit; Biodiem H1 Revenue Up 118% To $550k, Loss Down 49% To $689k; GI Dynamics Claims 1st Endobarrier Revenue
Allied’s Coridon Starts Work On Therapeutic HPV Vaccine; Acuvax Ex-Ceo Dr William Ardrey Faces 22 Fraud Charges; Living Cell NTCell Parkinson’s Trial, EU Tissue Patent; IP Sale Gives Living Cell Maiden H1 $8m Profit; Cryosite H1 Revenue Up 17% To $4m, Profit Up 114% To $349k; Ellex Acquires Distributor Subsidiary; La Jolla Cove Reduces To 6% Of Bone
Mesoblast H1 Revenue Down 82% To $19m, Loss Up 147% To $44m; Genetic Technologies H1 Revenue Down 74%, Profit To Loss; Phylogica H1 Revenue Down 22% To $1.4m, Loss Up 55%; Brain H1 Revenue Up 9% To $4m, Profit Up 170% To $1.5m; Advanced Surgical H1 Revenue Up 17% To $4m, Loss Down 65%; Dr Daina Vanags Replaces CBio M-D Helen Cameron, Directors; Prima Pleads Schultz, Good News To ASX 21% Query; Challenger, Novaport Reduce 1% In Medical Developments; Solagran, Art Life $94m Russian Joint Venture
Tyrian Loses All Key Staff, Review Awaiting Suitor; QRX H1 Revenue Up 242% To $356k, $5.3m To Go, Loss Down 43%; Probiotec H1 Revenue Down 4% To $34.5m, Profit Up 162% To $3m
US Patent For Phylogica’s ‘Neuroprotective Peptides’; Ellex H1 Profit Up 26% To $654k On Revenue Up 18% To $26m; Medical Developments H1 Profit Up 44% To $1m, Revenue Up 3%; Lifescan Verio IQ Recall ‘No Impact’ On Universal Biosensors; Uscom H1 Revenue Up 8% To $1m, Loss Up 4.6% To $503k; GI Dynamics Releases 48.6m Escrow Shares; Nextgen Ceases Substantial In Phosphagenics; La Jolla Cove Reduces To 8% Of Bone; Solagran Requests Joint Venture Trading Halt
Feb 22, 2012
CSL H1 Revenue Up 6% To $2.3bn, Profit Down 3.4% To $483m; Acrux H1 Revenue Down 95% To $5m, Profit Down 91% To $5m; Acrux To Lose CEO Dr Richard Treagus; Phosphagenics $1m ‘Tax Profit’, Revenue Down 38% To $3m; Novogen To Bid For $3.75m Of Marshall Edwards $7.5m Rights; Impedimed Revenue Down 25% To $1.5m, Loss Down 27% To $6m; Dr Bruce Gray Sirtex Payment Ends UWA Case; M&G Group Buys 1m More Mesoblast Shares; Bioprospect To Raise $3.25m Via Note, Placement, Rights Issue
Feb 21, 2012
Sonic Deal Ends Genetic Technologies’ 2nd US Lawsuit; Myriad, Genetic Technologies BRCA Gene Patent Case; LBT H1 Revenue Up 52% To $481k, Loss Down 18% To $653k; Cogstate H1 Revenue Up 75% To $7m, Profit Up 480% To $3.4m; University Of Queensland Master Of Bioinformatics
Feb 20, 2012
GI Dynamics To Implant Australian Endobarrier ‘By July’; Universal Biosensors Revenue Down 19% To $15m, Loss Up 122%; Dr Greg Collier, Dr James Campbell Launch Vitality Devices; Avita Appoints Bank Of New York Mellon To List On US OTCQX; ITL H1 Revenue Down 21% To $17m, Profit Up 930% To $1.1m; Orbis Reduces To 16.5% Of Phosphagenics; Cell Signals Reduces, Diluted To 7% Of Cellmid; Nusep Loses Director John O’Connor
Feb 17, 2012
WEHI Cell Signal Research For Blood Disorder Treatments; Heartware Revenue Up 50% To $77m, Loss Up 87% To $40m; Patrys Hires Dr Yoshimoto, CSL Options Lapse; Naos Takes 7.6% Of Patrys, Holder Mystery Continues; Reva Enrols 1st European Stent Trial Patient; Living Cell Pleads Schultz To ASX 38.5% Query; Medical Developments Appoints R Cegla German Distributor; Bio-Melbourne Workshops Bio-Animation; Scott Richards Takes The Helm At Mayne Pharma
Feb 16, 2012
Queensland Uni, J&J, Janssen Work On Spider Venom For Pain; Nanosonics H1 Revenue Up 166% To $5m, Loss Down 33%; Bionomics Targets Alzheimer’s, Neuro-Degenerative Diseases; Certificate Clears Genetic Technologies Brevagen For US; Advanced Surgical To Distribute Small Bones Products; Broadvector Buys 50% Of Hip Implant Failure Therapy; Citigroup Reduces 1% In Patrys; La Jolla Cove Reduces To 9% Of Bone
Feb 15, 2012
Editorial: Patrys, Citi And Hiding Behind Nominee Companies; FDA Sets Anzac Day For Heartware Approval Hearing; Barda Pays Biota $4.3m, H1 Revenue Down 3%, Loss Down 31%; Phosphagenics New Oxycodone Patch: 4.5 Times More Drug; Healthlinx Develops Ovarian Cancer Survival Biomarker; Sunshine Heart To List On Nasdaq; TGA Registers Cellmid Évolis Hair Product; US Patent For Viralytics’ Cavatak; FDS Pays $US2m For Scigen Israel, Hep B Vaccine; Isonea, Qualcomm Wireless Cloud-Based Asthma Monitor
Feb 14, 2012
$180k For WEHI Ovarian Cancer Gene Study; Prima Files Registration For Nasdaq Listing; QRX Appoints Dr Edward Rudnic Chief Operating Officer; Fluorotechnics Goes Mining
Feb 13, 2012
Biota: Japan Enrols 1st Inavir Phase III Prevention Patient; Biomérieux Guarantees LBT $1.8m Applicator Royalties; Calzada Search For AOD9604 Bone Repair Partners; Lloyds & Cassanove Takes 10.5% Of Cyclopharm; Cellmid Terminates Needed, But Costly, La Jolla Cove Notes; Actinogen Tells ASX: Cutbacks Will Help Survival; Citigroup Ceases Substantial In Patrys; Fermiscan Pleads Schultz To ASX 38% Query
Feb 10, 2012
Nominations Open For $90k Victoria Premier’s, Smorgon Award; FDA Approves Mylan Doryx; Mayne Patent Case Continues; GI Dynamics Adds Manchester ‘Centre Of Excellence’; Citigroup Resumes Substantial In Patrys, Reduces To 5%; Fluorotechnics Requests Resources Trading Halt; Mesoblast CFO Jenni Pilcher Appointed Group Co Sec; Bioprospect’s Peter May Re-Replaces M-D Charles Pellegrino
Feb 9, 2012
Antisense: Phase II ATL1103 Trial, New Patent, Deal Closer; Biodiem Licences LAIV To Changchun Bcht; Patrys Completes Phase I PAT-SM6 Treatment; Sunshine Heart Raises $2.1m For Nasdaq Listing; Impedimed Increases US Covered Lives, Registers 1st Patient; BPH’s Cortical Earns WA Voucher; Immuron Rebuts Paladin ‘Misinformation’; La Jolla Cove Exits Viralytics, Takes 10% Of Bone; Avita Passes All Quality Audits; OBJ Pleads Schultz To ASX 28% Query
Feb 8, 2012
Cancer Foundation Supports 2 New WEHI Labs; Victoria Supports Biota Expansion; GSK Q2 Biota Relenza Royalty $500k; Tissue Therapies: $10m Cash, Awaiting CE Mark, Ready To Sell; Dr Stewart Washer Replaces Two Immuron Directors; ASIC Fines Bioprospect $33k On Mining Disclosure; Solagran: Journal Backs Ropren For Cognition In Rats
Feb 7, 2012
Benitec, Medistem ddRNAi-Stem Cells Treats Arthritis In Mice; Cochlear Survives Implant Recall With Record H1 Revenue; Probiomics EGM Backs Hunter Takeover, Name Change; Clinuvel Files Scenesse European Application
Feb 6, 2012
Sirtex SIR-Spheres, Sorafenib Phase III Comparison Trial; Alchemia’s Fondaparinux Takes 18% Of US Market; Calzada, Polynovo Wound Treatment Trial Begins; Genetic Technologies Settles Eurofins Case; Bone Up 186% On Euro Patent For Oral Peptide Delivery
Feb 3, 2012
Victoria ‘Supports’ GSK $60m Boronia Upgrade; Prima Enrols 1st Phase III Ovarian Cancer Patient; Bionomics Details Phase I Kidney Cancer Trial Data; Baillie Gifford Takes 8% Of Cochlear; Probiomics Extends Hunter Offer Three Weeks
Feb 2, 2012
Genetic Technologies Salutes Dr Malcolm Simons; Cathrx Direction Change, Loses CEO, CFO; US Patent For Living Cell’s Auckland Island Pigs; Ellex H1 Revenue Up 15%; Atcor Wins $1.1m Commercialization Australia Grant; Naos Holds 11.5% Of Phylogica; Bio-Melbourne Workshops TGA Biological Regulations; Paige Exley Replaces Nicki Farley As Narhex Co Sec
Feb 1, 2012
Quiet January: BDI-40 Falls 1.1%, ASX200 Up 5.1% - Clinuvel, Genetic Tech Up More Than 30%; Bionomics Down 20%; Starpharma Mouse Data Backs Dendrimer Delivery To Tumors; Calzada Ends Talks With Unnamed US Company, Keeps $400k; Citi Ends Prime Broker Substantials In Patrys, Phylogica; Evado Opens Singapore Help Desk; Allied Health Has Less Than One Quarter Cash, $3.5m Facilities; Pharmaust Has One Quarter Cash, ‘Uneven Payments’; Consegna Has Less Than Two Quarters Cash; Tyrian Has One Quarter Cash, Costs Cuts; Avexa Director Jet Soedirdja Resigns



Jan 22, 2012
Summer Catch-Up Edition

Mayne Pharma EGM For 7.5m Options For M-D Scott Richards; Macquarie Uni Hospital Takes 30% Of Cyclopharm Imaging Venture; Patrys Plans Phase II Pat-SM6 Multiple Myeloma Trial; Consegna Raises $613,000; Neoclone To Distribute Tyrian Antibodies; Anthony Barton Ceases In Phylogica; Starpharma, Eli Lilly Continue Drug Delivery Program; John Leaver Takes 5% Of Bionomics; Australian Ethical Increases To 15% In Avita; Select Vaccines Goes Uranium, Coal Mining In Tanzania; CEO Helen Cameron Sells 53% Of Her CBio Shares; Cochlear: ‘Brazing’ The Root Cause Of Implant Failure; Clinuvel: Phase III Scenesse Significant Prophylaxis For EPP; Viralytics Share Plan Raises $4.7m; Isonea Raises Underwritten $3.7m Of Hoped-For $4.3m; Pharmaxis ‘Minor Resubmission’ To Rebate Committee; Ausbil Dexia Takes 7% Of Bionomics; ‘Balam Global’ Takes 6% Of Consegna; Brookside Capital Takes 8.5% Of Reva;
Immusant Raises $20m For Wehi Coeliac Vaccine; Catholic Uni, O’Brien Regenerative Wound Centre; Elastagen Appoints Xavier Yon Director; Actavis Pays $6m Upfront For QRX’s Moxduo In US; Progen Moves Anti-Cancer PG545 From Sub-Cutaneous To IV; CBio Details XToll Timing, CEO Share Trading; US Patent For Novogen, Marshall Edwards Cancer Drugs; Start Up Reduces Below 5% In Bionomics; Landon Clay, East Hill Take 10% Of Biota; FDA Approves Neuren NZ2566 Human Trials; Reva Begins Bioresorbable Stent Trial; Calzada, Polynovo Ready For 2 Novosorb Skin Trials; Acorn Takes 6% Of Pharmaxis; Consegna Closes Aspen Medisys Deal; CBio Loses Directors Dr Terje Kalland, Dr Thomas Lonngren; Barings Acceptance Takes 14% Of Cyclopharm; Balam Global Takes 9% Of Consegna; Living Cell Appoints Dr Andrea Grant CEO; Prima Developing Oral Cancer Vaccine; JCP Ceases In Resmed; Westpac, BT Increase Diluted In QRX; Isonea Raises $4.6m; Novogen $2m For Marshall Edwards, Changes ADR Ratio;
Phylogica, Janssen Collaboration; Isonea Begins Trading On US OTCQX; Alchemia Treats 1st Phase III Hyact Cancer Patient; FDA Approves Phase II Prana PBT2 Huntingdon’s Trial; US Patent For Novogen Marshall Edwards Compounds; Unnamed US Company Pays Calzada, Polynovo $100k; GI Endobarrier Commercially Available In Netherlands; Ironwood, Bionomics BNC210 Deal Starts With $2.9m; Biotron Options Raise $8m; Benitec: Pfizer, Tacere, ‘Extremely Positive’ Hep C Preclinical Results; Circadian Begins Phase I VGX-100 Solid Tumor Trial; Heartware Dualis Collaborate On Wireless Heart Pump; J&J’s Lifescan Launches Universal Biosensors Onetouch In US; FDA Approves Immuron Phase IIb Fatty Liver Trial; Dutchess $5m Funding For Virax; US Phase I Trial Shows Benitec Technology Safe, Immune Response; Balam Takes 13% Of Consegna; Heartware 2011 Revenue Up 50% To $82m;
FDA Signs-Off On Starpharma Phase III Vivagel Vaginosis Trial; Prana Appoints Prof Rudy Tanzi CSO; Bergen Takes 7% Of Isonea; Xenome Appoints Dr Julie Cherrington Chair; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On 3-D Tissue-Printing; Mariposa To List Through Genesis; Clinuvel Pleads Good News To ASX 22% Query; Acorn Increases, Diluted To 13% Of Starpharma; Citigroup Increase To 11% In Phylogica; Biotron Pleads Schultz To ASX 36% Query; Bone Pleads Capital Raisings To ASX 175% Query; Paladin, Immuron Complete Draw Down Facility Agreement; Sienna Geron Licence, $260k Grants, Appoints Carl Stubbings; Dr Gregory Winter; Biosceptre Investor Briefing, To Raise $15m; Uniquest, Janssen-Cilag To Develop Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment; Wehi Shows AML May Be Susceptible To Drugs Targeting Mcl-1; CBio Appoints Gregory Thomas Brown Alternate Director; US Patent For Anteo ‘Use Of Metal Complexes’; Japanese Patent For Prima Cancer Antigen Cripto-1 Antibody; CBio Review Considers All XToll, Arthritis Options; Viralytics: US Trial Supersedes Australian Trial; Citigroup Takes 7% Of Patrys


Nov 30, 2011
Patrys Raising $3m; Up To 46% Of Sunshine Heart Votes Oppose Director Options; Immuron Survives Remuneration, Scraps 4m Director Options; Viralytics Share Plan Underwritten To $1m; Tissue Therapies Pleads Schultz To ASX 45% Fall Query; Thee Woon Goh Takes 9% Of Nusep; Lang Walker Companies Increase To 6.5% Of QRX; Hunter Hall Reduces 2% In Sirtex; Founder Prof Noam Gavriely Criticizes, Ceases In Isonea
Nov 16, 2011
Pharmaxis 1-For-3 Rights Issue To Raise $80m; Starpharma $32m Placement, Share Plan; Cogstate $2.6m Depression Trial Contract; Nusep Settles 2nd US Patent Case; Alchemia EGM On $15m Placement, Orbis Shares; Isonea Takes Capital Raising Halt To Suspension; Founder M-D Nick Gatsios To Resign From Healthlinx In 2012; Research, Activism Gong For WEHI’s Prof Doug Hilton; Bioniche Investigator Dr Alvaro Morales Wins Canada Gong
Nov 15, 2011
Mesoblast: Cardiac Stem Cells Show Safety, Efficacy; WEHI’s Prof Strasser Wins $50k Victoria, $100k Smorgon Prizes; Bionomics Details BNC201 Panic Attack Trial Data; Calzada Remuneration Report 1st Strike; Cryosite Pleads Schultz To ASX 38% Query; Consegna Appoints Brendan Fleiter Director
Nov 14, 2011
Psivida Falls 49% On FDA Iluvien Rejection; Prana: ‘PBT2 Reverses Loss Of Synaptic Activity’ In Mice; USPTO Allows Cellmid Midkine Cardiac Ischemia Patent; Phosphagenics ‘Over-Subscribed’ Plan Raises $3m; Cathrx Underwritten 1-For-7 Rights Issue Raises $2m; Australian Ethical Sells 2m Tissue Therapies Shares; Antisense Pleads Schultz To ASX 77% Query; Starpharma Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; Isonea Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt
Nov 11, 2011
Broadvector Acquires CSIRO IP, Holding, Raises Funds; Nanosonics Remuneration Report Faces 20% Opposition; Tissue Therapies ‘Robust’ Final Vitrogro Wound Data; Corning To Evaluate Bluechiip Tracking Technology; Small Dissent On Starpharma Rights, Remuneration Approved; Sunshine Heart AGM For 13m Director Options, Incentive Plan; Wilson HTM Ceases Substantial In Nanosonics; Bio-Beers
Nov 10, 2011
Stem Cells Australia Opens For Business; Mesoblast Cells Reduce Blood Sugar Levels In Monkeys; St Vincent’s Approves BPH, Cortical Dynamics Trial; Healthlinx Expands Garvan Prostate Cancer Biomarker Trial; Isonea To Issue US Stock Pre-OTCQX Listing; CBio Action Group Founders Disband, Cease Substantial; Chairman Dr Zhukov Pervan Takes 21% Of Actinogen; LBT Director Dr Mike Hirshorn Retires
Nov 9, 2011
CSL Raises $1.5b To Retire Debt, Buy Back Shares; PBAC Denies Pharmaxis Bronchitol Subsidy, Again; Actinogen’s Cancer Actinomycetes For Cheap Biofuel, Up 150%; BPH, Cortical Dynamics 3rd NZ Patent For Bar Monitor; Low-Show Votes Oppose Clinuvel Director ‘Rights’
Nov 8, 2011
12 Of 15 Sunshine Heart Cardiac Patients Improve; WEHI Malaria Vaccine Wins $1m Gates Foundation Grant; FDA Accepts QRX Application; Likely PDUFA Date Set; US ATCC To Evaluate Bluechiip Tracking Device; US Formulation Patent For Clinuvel Melanin-Activating Drug; Universal Biosensors, Lifescan One Touch Verio In Canada; Trouble At Uscom Mill, AGM Adjourned, Chairman Attack; CBio Directors ‘Review’ Resignation Threat And Stay; Cryosite AGM Defeats Remuneration, Chair Theo Onisforou; Landon Clay, East Hill Take 10% Of Biota; Dr Cherrell Hirst Replaces Mel Bridges As Impedimed Chair; Viralytics Appoints Prof Jeffrey Weisberg To Scientific Board
Nov 4, 2011
Clinuvel Phase II Scenesse For EPP ‘Improves Quality Of Life’; CBio Action Group Wins Board Spill, Poison Pill Turns Placebo; Cyclopharm 1-For-3.2 Rights Issue To Raise $2.1m; Immuron Raises $533k Of Hoped For $4.4m; Pharmaust Share Plan Raises $281k Of Hoped For $2.5m; Onyx Increases, Diluted To 7% Of Fermiscan
Nov 3, 2011
Cochlear’s Dr Chris Roberts: ‘Recall Has Not Cost Patients’; Added Australian Patent Protection For Acrux Axiron; US Patent For OBJ’s Dermaportation Technology; Wilson HTM Reduces 1% In Universal Biosensors; Australian Ethical Takes 92% Profit On 14m Neuren Shares; Australian Ethical Increases To 13.7% In Avita; Alchemia Requests Capital Raising Trading Halt; NAB Extends Cyclopharm Debt Repayment; Probiomics To Raise $200k For Hunter Listing; 21% Of Prima Voters Oppose Remuneration Report; Scigen Tells ASX: Polish Loan, Divesting Israel, China Business
Oct 18, 2011
Genetic Technologies Sells 600 Breast Cancer Tests; CBio Final Clinical Study Report, Novo Nordisk 60-Day Option; Cochlear Recall Costs Up To $150m, Directors Fees Frozen; Biomérieux Pays LBT $274k; $274k More By Year-End; Pharmaust’s Epichem Wins WA Export Gong; Charges Against UBNZ’s May Wong End Genesis Finance Talks; Two Actinogen Directors Take 43% Of Company; Cathrx Has One Quarter Cash, $2m Coming; Benitec Votes On 70m Director Options, Small Name Change
Oct 17, 2011
Victoria Unveils $55m Biotech Support Program; NHMRC Grants $674m For 1,140 Projects; Pharmaxis Bronchitol Euro-Review Trading Halt; Clinuvel Hopeful Of European Scenesse Dossier By Year-End; Calzada’s Novoskin Viable In Pig Trial; QRX Focus Expands To Partner Deals, Correction; Patrys To Release IgM Scale-Up Data; Progen: Korea Approves Medigen PI-88 Liver Cancer Trial; Helicon Signs Deal To Acquire Aspen Medisys With Shares; Ithree Joins Medical Research Commercialisation Fund; ITL AGM Proposes Shares In Lieu Of Directors’ Pay
Oct 14, 2011
Biotech Specialist Jon Mowles Wants Your Company In Britain; Cathrx 1-For-7 Rights Issue To Raise Up To $2m; Cogstate Signs 2 Contracts Worth $1.6m; Nanosonics Scaling-Up Production, Launch Of N20 Disinfector; Perpetual Takes 9% Of Sirtex; QRX AGM Votes On 250k CEO Options, Elect Director; LBT AGM Votes On 500k Director Options, Elect Directors; Pharmaust’s Dr Martine Keenan Wins UK Chemistry Prize
Oct 13, 2011
GBS 1998 IIF $42.5m Investment Beats US Peers; Europe Approves Acrux Recuvyra Pain Relief For Dogs; Avita Launches Recell For Venous Ulcers In Europe; Agenix Signs China Deals For AGX-1009 For Hepatitis B; AMP Reduces Below 5% In Sirtex; CBio Raises $7.3m Of Underwritten $10.8m; CBio Chair Stephen Jones, 2 Directors Lose Executive Roles; Atcor Wins US Medicare Rebate Appeal; JDJ Distributes Charles River CRO Services; Helicon Requests Aspen Medisys Trading Halt
Oct 12, 2011
CSIRO’s Ezio Rizzardo, David Solomon Win PM’s Science Prize; CE Mark For Cellmid’s MK Elisa Test; Allied Owns 37% Of Coridon; Bioniche AGM To Elect Directors, Set Pool At $735k; Jasper Hill Falls Below 5% In Select Vaccines; Bluechiip Loses Director Larry Lopez
Oct 11, 2011
Allied Jumps 48.5% On 100% HSV-2 DNA Vaccine Efficacy In Mice; Antisense Completes Phase I ATL1103 Dosing; Universal Biosensors $4.5m J&J Blood Glucose Project; Hunter Immunology To Take Probiomics To Bioxyne; Healthlinx Ovplex Trial - ‘More Samples, Better Result’; Ausbiotech Ready For 2011 Conference; Bio-Melbourne Breakfasts On Movember
Oct 10, 2011
Healthscope ‘Beta’ Tests Peter Mac, Circadian Cancer Test; Biotron: BIT225 ‘Good Antiviral Activity’ Against Hepatitis C; Atcor Signs Two Contracts Worth $1.9m; FDA Agrees Starpharma Phase III Bacterial Vaginosis Trial; Starpharma AGM Votes On 375k CEO ‘Rights’, Employee Plan; Milstein Gong For WEHI’s Prof Doug Hilton; Nusep Appoints Three Directors; Northcape Takes 6% Of Pharmaxis; Fermiscan EGM Dissent On Director Options, Pay Increase
Oct 7, 2011
Patrys CEO Dr Marie Roskrow: ‘$5m Needed, $15m Better’; Viralytics: ‘Cavatak Active Against BRAF-Resistant Cancer’; Inex Distributes Healthlinx Ovplex In Malaysia; Calzada Loses CEO Dr Stewart Washer; Bionomics AGM On 2.6m CEO Options, Director Election; Clinuvel AGM Votes On 230k Director Performance Rights; Biotron Requests Phase IIa Hep C Results Trading Halt; Probiomics Requests Acquisition, Capital Raising Trading Halt
Oct 6, 2011
Cellmid Humanizes First Midkine Antibody HU91; Benitec US ddRNAi Hepatitis C Patents Granted, Allowed; Calzada’s Wound Treatment Novosorb Passing Pre-Clinical; Wilson HTM Reduces 1% In Avita; Peter Vaughan Replaces Isonea Co Sec Brad Slade