Despite being largely preventable, skin cancer costs Victoria's public hospitals more than $50 million a year, new research from Deakin University and Cancer Council Victoria has found.
Radvax, a cancer treatment vaccine, being developed by South Australian company Vaxine, is closer to human trials.
Australian researchers have developed a new approach to monitor how medicines interact with and modify the activity of living cells.
Researchers are one step closer to a treatment that could 'turn off' the immune response that causes common allergies, including asthma — which affects over two million Australians.
Cost-competitiveness, high-quality data and fast study start-up times are some of the key factors that make Australia an attractive market for clinical trials. But as other countries strive to improve their clinical competitiveness, can Australia hold a dominant position?
Scientists have created designer viruses that alert the immune system and cause it to send killer cells to help fight cancer.
US researchers have discovered a biochemical signalling process that causes densely packed cancer cells to break away from a tumour and spread the disease elsewhere in the body.
Australian researchers have grown brain cells on a semiconductor wafer patterned with nanowires which act as a scaffold to guide the growth of brain cells.
UK researchers have uncovered the secret behind the explosive leaping ability of leafhopper insects — a discovery that could help create better technology in the future.
Cannabis has the potential to reverse brain ageing and improve memory function, a new European study has revealed.
US scientists have solved a major conundrum regarding the exact role of a protein in a critical cancer-linked pathway.
US researchers have rewired mouse stem cells' genetic circuits to produce an anti-inflammatory arthritis drug when the cells encounter inflammation. The technique eventually could act as a vaccine for arthritis and other chronic conditions.
PreveCeutical Medical and UniQuest have partnered to develop a soluble gel to deliver cannabinoids directly to the brain via the nasal cavity.
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from fungi.
Australian biotech and medical associations have come together to urge the government to "not devastate" the Australian MTP (medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical) sector "by gutting the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentive".