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Victorian development biologists are gathering in August & Cartherics joins the intellectual party

By Leigh Dayton

22 July 2021

Cartherics is delighted to announce that it is a sponsor of the Australia and New Zealand Society of Cell and Developmental Biology’s Victorian State Conference. The highly regarded one-day event is booked for 26 August at the University of Melbourne.

Cartherics CEO Alan Trounson welcomes the opportunity to support the meeting.

“It is […]

2021-07-22T12:58:44+10:00July 22nd, 2021|

Cartherics, ARMI and CCRM Australia announce new agreement for closer cooperation and collaboration

Cartherics Pty Ltd and the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI), including commercialisation initiative CCRM Australia, announced agreements for closer cooperation and collaboration today.

“Cartherics affiliation with ARMI is an important step in our development and will embed industry and academic excellence in regenerative medicine and translation to clinical medicine in cancer,” said Prof Alan Trounson, Cartherics […]

2021-07-05T09:56:45+10:00July 5th, 2021|

Super-Charging the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Innovative immunotherapies for cancer are a step closer to reality thanks to a commercial licence agreement between Australia’s Cartherics Pty. Ltd. and South Korea-based ToolGen, Inc.

Melbourne, Australia and Seoul, South Korea

28 June 2021

Cartherics Pty Ltd (“Cartherics”) and ToolGen, Inc. (“ToolGen”) announced today that they have entered into a commercial licence agreement.

Under the agreement, Cartherics obtains […]

2021-06-28T10:00:38+10:00June 28th, 2021|

From the Kibbutz to Melbourne with Cartherics’ new IP Analyst

Noam Amitay has been a cook, a security trainer for El-Al Airlines, a soldier, a sous-chef and a patent examiner with the Israeli Patent Office. Now, he’s helping Cartherics strengthen its IP position.

By Leigh Dayton

31 May 2021

As a youngster Noam Amitay and his sister and three brothers lived in the “kids’ house” at a […]

2021-05-31T15:29:05+10:00May 31st, 2021|

Cancer survivor Heather Hawkins was devastated by news that early detection of ovarian cancer doesn’t save lives …..

But she has “unshakeable hope” that Cartherics’ innovative treatments promise an alternative path

By Heather Hawkins

24 May 2021

Ovarian Cancer: two words that changed my life forever.

Even today – and it’s been 14 years since diagnosis – they still evoke a very raw and deeply emotional response. It was the first time I’d faced the undeniable fact […]

2021-05-24T14:13:27+10:00May 24th, 2021|

Cartherics Therapies More Essential Than Ever

New research delivers devastating findings about ovarian cancer screening

Four Australian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer a day and three will eventually die from the disease. It’s usually diagnosed late, because few women show symptoms until they have advanced cancer.

As a junior doctor in London in the mid-1980s, Ian Jacobs saw women undergo chemo and […]

2021-05-20T14:20:54+10:00May 20th, 2021|

Next Wave AntiCancer Therapies

The first in a provocative series on the complexities of advanced therapeutic approaches to cancer

By Jeff Brockman and Joel Sandler of Cello Health BioConsulting

“In 1890, the Russian playwright and physician Anton Chekov (pictured above) wrote a letter in which he alluded to a centuries-old observation that infections seemed to slow the growth of […]

2021-05-06T12:03:23+10:00May 6th, 2021|

Cartherics Announces Grant of European Patent

First patented product to enter clinic within two years 

Melbourne, Australia, 04 March 2021.

Cartherics Pty Ltd announced today the grant of a European patent entitled “Genetically modified cells and uses thereof”.  The patent covers aspects of Cartherics’ chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) technology, particularly in relation to its CAR directed against the tumour-associated antigen, TAG-72.

This patent is […]

2021-03-09T10:51:27+11:00March 9th, 2021|

Cartherics CEO Alan Trounson remembers Dolly and welcomes Elizabeth Ann

Dolly the cloned sheep is a legend. Not so her technical descendant Elizabeth Ann the endangered black-footed ferret.

By Leigh Dayton

4 March 2021

In 1966 Alan Trounson was enjoying a hike in the hills above Edinburgh, Scotland with his colleague Ian Wilmut when Wilmut revealed a secret. His team at the Roslin Institute had cloned a […]

2021-03-04T11:35:02+11:00March 4th, 2021|

Cartherics welcomes new PhD Student

Monash Grad Rachelle Duffin joins the team

1 March 2021

By Leigh Dayton

Fresh from a Research Assistant job at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Monash University, Rachelle Duffin took up her new role at Cartherics at the beginning of February.

She’s “delighted and honoured” to be supervised by Cartherics […]

2021-03-01T00:30:55+11:00March 1st, 2021|
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