What’s COVID-19 doing to Australian Biotech ?

June 4, 2020
Cartherics Chief Scientific Officer Richard Boyd and Chief Operating Officer Ian Nisbet take a hard look It’s hardly news. COVID-19...
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Cartherics welcomes its new “Go Between”

June 2, 2020
Dr Caitlin Larsen has settled into her new position as the company’s Program Manager By Leigh Dayton, Communications Advisor While...
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Congratulations Dr Balachandran

May 29, 2020
Cartherics is delighted to announce that doctoral student Anisha Balachandran has been awarded her PhD…read the official news. 'Dear Dr...
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Supporting Science

May 11, 2020
Cartherics answers the coronavirus call By Leigh Dayton, Cartherics Communications Advisor The global COVID-19 pandemic affects all Australians, their friends...
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Cartherics Salutes World Ovarian Cancer Day – 8 May 2020

May 7, 2020
A message from Cartherics’ CEO Alan Trounson In Australia, one woman loses her battle with ovarian cancer every eight hours....
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Natural Killer Cell Therapies Catch Up to CAR T

April 29, 2020
There’s a new cell-based cancer immunotherapy on the block. When the first anticancer therapies based on engineered T cells hit...
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Going Virtual at Cartherics

April 27, 2020
COVID-19 may well be responsible for shutting down much of the country, but the Cartherics crew carries on in electronically...
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Good news from Cartherics

March 25, 2020
Doctoral student Anisha Balachandran has submitted her thesis with compliments all-round By Leigh Dayton Image from Left to right :...
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Cartherics and the Coronavirus

March 24, 2020
A message from Cartherics CEO Alan Trounson 'Due to the escalation of public health measures to prevent the spread of...
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Cartherics develops people as well as ideas

March 20, 2020
Three cheers for PhD student Rasa Islam By Leigh Dayton, Cartherics Communication Advisor She started last March and now Cartherics’ first...
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Cartherics welcomes a new team member with a sigh of relief ……

March 10, 2020
By Leigh Dayton When she started in January, the word spread rapidly. Publications Officer Aleta Pupovac was hired to use...
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Eradicate Cancer Conference POSTPONED

March 10, 2020
The increasing number of travel bans instigated by universities, hospitals and businesses caused by COVID 19 fears has unfortunately left...
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Cartherics makes homework fun

March 2, 2020
Research Fellow Nicholas Boyd shows the lab to the Fitzroy Homework Club. It was a big pleasure to be involved...
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Vacancy filled : Project Manager

February 26, 2020
Background Cartherics Pty Ltd is a private company based in Melbourne, Australia, developing novel, cell-based therapies for the treatment of...
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Fertile Journey: from sheep breeding to IVF babies…and beyond!

February 17, 2020
Check out this piece about Cartherics co-founder Alan Trounson which ran Sunday on ABC TV’s Landline. About 10 million babies...
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“From the Bench to Biotech”

December 6, 2019
Keen to see biotechnology make the leap from the laboratory to the marketplace? If so, join Cartherics CEO Professor Alan...
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Cartherics welcomes doctoral student Van Thi To

December 5, 2019
Listen to Van and Graham here : Hi from Van and Graham Pictured from left to right : Professor Richard Boyd...
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“Who mattered in 2019? When it comes to Science the answer is Cartherics Scientific Advisor Jacques Miller, according to The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald”.

December 3, 2019
Akshay Venkatesh: this Perth-raised mathematician and professor is "one of Australia’s greatest minds". Plus: Lisa Harvey-Smith and Jacques Miller. Good...
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Cartherics CEO Alan Trounson answers questions on treating cancer – ‘Can we enclose cancer before it spreads?’

November 26, 2019
As part of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering’s (ATSE) Ask an Expert series from our newsletter #TechKnow, Professor Alan Trounson...
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Recharging California’s Stem Cell Research Capacity

November 20, 2019
Image: Robert Klein is finalizing a ballot initiative that asks California voters to re-fund the state’s stem cell agency. MEDIANEWS...
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Vacancy filled: Science Writer – Human CAR-T / CAR-NK anti-cancer immunotherapy

November 11, 2019
Position Description Cartherics is seeking a talented, appropriately educated (eg Post-Doctoral Fellow, Post-Graduate, Research Assistant or equivalent) with outstanding writing...
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Cartherics CEO and IVF Pioneer Alan Trounson joins ABC RN’s Science Friction

October 25, 2019
A mystery and a minefield: in the 1980s, two Californian millionaires land in Melbourne hoping to have a child using...
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Cartherics Board Member Bryan Williams wins 2019 ICIS Distinguished Service Award

October 17, 2019
Bryan R. G. Williams, PhD, Hon. FRSNZ, FAA is honored with the 2019 ICIS Distinguished Service award in recognition of...
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Cartherics CEO Alan Trounson discusses how Precision Medicine is changing the DNA of health care

October 17, 2019
Precision Medicine - Changing the DNA of Health Care How precision medicine is changing the shape of health - by Alan...
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Happy 80th to Cartherics Scientific Advisor Irv Weissman

October 14, 2019
For more information click the link here ..... Cartherics CEO Alan Trounson to attend Irv Weissman's 80th Birthday Celebration Symposium...
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The Good Fight

September 19, 2019
ABC - Australian Story ..... When Newcastle radio host Jill Emberson was told she had terminal ovarian cancer, she opted...
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How ToolGen met Cartherics

September 16, 2019
To borrow from Louis Pasteur, ‘collaboration’ favours the prepared mind … and networking helps, as ToolGen’s Jae Young Lee well...
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Registrations now open !! : Eradicate Cancer 2020 Next frontiers in immunotherapy

September 13, 2019
https://www.eradicatecancer2020.org We are excited to announce that registrations & abstract submissions for Eradicate Cancer 2020 are now open! The field of...
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Australian Scientist wins “America’s Nobels”

September 10, 2019
Congratulations to Cartherics' Scientific Advisor Jacques Miller. He co-shares the 2019 Lasker Award for medical research. Australian scientist, Professor Jacques...
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Trials in Immune-Oncology

September 6, 2019
The expansion of immunotherapies is a key trend to watch in cancer research 28 August, Sophie Laurenson, PhD https://www.clinicallabmanager.com Immunotherapy...
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The Social Costs of Delaying Effective Cancer Treatment Using CAR-T Immunotherapy

September 5, 2019
CAR-T therapy can save lives and boost benefits to society … if it’s delivered promptly, says Cartherics CEO and Executive...
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MEETING ON THE MESA: Cartherics heads to California

September 3, 2019
By Leigh Dayton, 2 September 2019 Cartherics has been invited to present at the prestigious Cell & Gene Meeting on...
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Flow cytometry: The core characterisation technique for developing next-generation cancer immunotherapies

August 28, 2019
CAR-T immunotherapy involves genetically engineering T-cells with chimeric antigen receptors (CARs). FLOW cytometry uses antibodies tagged with fluorescent markers that...
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Monash University Student Open Day

August 27, 2019
A student development evening was held again this year on 26 August 2019 at Monash University Clayton where Professor Graham...
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Can an immune strategy used to treat cancer also wipe out HIV infections?

August 12, 2019
Drugs work stunningly well to control HIV—but not in everyone, and not without side effects. That's why a small cadre...
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Clinical Trials Bite Off Chunk of CAR T Therapy Market

August 6, 2019
https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/clinical-trials-bite-off-chunk-of-car-t-therapy-market-66212 About a quarter of lymphoma patients eligible for the cancer treatments are opting for experimental—and free—options instead. Jul 30,...
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CAR-T Cell Cancer Therapy to Save Lives (Media Release)

August 5, 2019
https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/car-t-cell-cancer-therapy-to-save-lives/ The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments work together to make CAR-T Cell Therapy available to patients CAR-T Cell Therapy is...
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Australian Actor Tom Long cancer-free after medical trial

July 29, 2019
The Age, 28 July 2019 By Melissa Cunningham Former SeaChange actor Tom Long was on the brink of death when...
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Cartherics’ research team just got bigger

July 18, 2019
As of July, the number of scientists sharing the work load in Cartherics’ laboratory hit an even dozen.  That’s thanks...
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Patent office reopens major CRISPR battle between Broad Institute and Univ. of California

July 3, 2019
STAT Biotech - By Sharon Begley @sxbegle JUNE 25, 2019 The U.S. patent office has declared an interference between a dozen...
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Cartherics shareholders Thao and Luyen Nguyen at the June 2019 Board Meeting …….

June 24, 2019
Cartherics shareholders Thao and Luyen Nguyen at the June 2019 Board Meeting with Cartherics Chairman Bob Moses and CEO Alan Trounson celebrating...
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Australian Biotechnology “REALITIES” : From the Laboratory to the Marketplace

June 7, 2019
Cartherics’ Chairman Bob Moses has over 40 years of executive experience in life science companies. You name it, he’s been...
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Science and Technology priorities – Election 2019

May 8, 2019
MEDIA RELEASE 8 May 2019 Parties use science to set themselves apart .... The major parties have laid out their science...
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The Next Frontier of CAR-T Cell Therapy: Solid Tumors

April 4, 2019
The Technology has wowed the field by all but obliterating some patients' blood cancers, but sold malignancies present new challenges...
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Miracle Elixirs

April 4, 2019
A long way into the quest to vanquish cancer, our ears strain to hear the words, “Cancer is cured”- a...
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It’s time for a worldwide moratorium on editing human embryos

April 2, 2019
by Alan Trounson Hear Alan Trounson discuss the issue Saturday 6 April at 12 noon on ABC Radio National’s The...
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UC San Diego Health Treats 1st Cancer Patient with Stem-Cell Derived Natural Killer Cells

April 2, 2019
https://health.ucsd.edu/news/releases/Pages/2019-04-01-UC-San-Diego-Health-Treats-Cancer-Patient-with-Stem-Cell-Derived-Natural-Killer-Cells.aspx UC San Diego Health Treats 1st Cancer Patient with Stem-Cell Derived Natural Killer Cells Fate Therapeutics, in collaboration with...
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Tom’s Long Fight

March 25, 2019
Tom Long's battle with Multiple Myeloma Lisa Wilkinson interviewed Aussie Actor and multiple myeloma patient Tom Long on The Sunday...
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From Bangladesh to Melbourne …… via Perth

March 25, 2019
Ms Rasa Islam is Cartherics’ first full-time PhD student. She’s joining the team under a prestigious Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)...
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Australia is handicapped in the delivery of cell therapies, says Alan Trounson

March 21, 2019
THE promise is remarkable: a new class of affordable, effective cancer treatments beyond surgery, chemotherapy, biologicals and radiation. Imagine cancer...
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Safer cells for immunotherapy

February 13, 2019
Cartherics Pty Ltd teams up with Canada's panCELLa Inc to bring the power of safe cell therapy to a greater...
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Vacancy filled: Intellectual Property Manager

February 5, 2019
Position Description Cartherics Pty Ltd cartherics.com is a private, early-stage, cellular immunotherapy company, with a core focus on the development...
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Eradicate Cancer 2020 – Next frontiers in immunotherapy

January 29, 2019
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 25-27 March 2020 "Success Breeds Success" The field of immunotherapy against cancers is making unprecedented...
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SUPER-CHARGING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM TO FIGHT CANCER

January 21, 2019
Innovative immunotherapies for cancer are a step closer to reality thanks to an agreement between Australia’s Cartherics Pty Ltd and...
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New cancer immunotherapy approach turns immune cells into tiny anti-tumor drug factories

December 20, 2018
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-12/uoc--nci120418.php In lab and mouse experiments, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers developed a method to leverage B cells...
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‘Revolutionary’ cancer drug using genetically modified cells approved (Kymriah)

December 19, 2018
Sydney Morning Herald (By Esther Han) 19 December 2018 — 12:00am https://www.smh.com.au/national/revolutionary-cancer-drug-using-genetically-modified-cells-approved-20181217-p50msk.html A revolutionary cancer therapy that supercharges a patient's...
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Meet our newest recruit

December 18, 2018
Research Assistant Callum Docherty explains why immunology is his passion and advancing cancer therapy is his goal. I’ve always had...
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Come Hell Or High Water

December 4, 2018
Cartherics Communications Adviser Leigh Dayton reveals the lengths Cartherics co-founder and immunologist Richard Boyd will go to for a good...
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The Beautiful Cure’ Reveals The ‘Profound’ Power Of The Immune System

November 29, 2018
An interview with UK immunologist Daniel Davis on national Public Radio's "Fresh Air" is a good discussion about his new...
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Cartherics Corporate Adviser Dr Ian Nisbet talks about ‘what pisses him off’

November 22, 2018
WHAT PISSES ME OFF When it comes to taking ideas to market, Corporate Advisor Ian Nisbet says America’s entrepreneurial ethos...
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Communications Adviser Leigh Dayton talked with cancer immunologist Ashleigh Unsworth

October 15, 2018
WELCOME to The Pipeline, the place where Cartherics team members share occasional news and views. To get things rolling, Communications...
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Today interview : Greg Hunt and Georgie Gardner

October 15, 2018
Health Minister Greg Hunt promotes the prospects for immunotherapy on The Today Show 12 October 2018
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2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine announced

October 3, 2018
'The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly...
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Next Big Idea Award winners announced

September 7, 2018
Photograph: L-R: Dr Michael Gantier, Stuart Emmerson, Dr Nick Boyd and Dr Shivani Pasricha Researchers and students have pitched their innovative ‘Big...
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Student development evening

August 16, 2018
A student development evening was held on 13 August 2018 at Monash University Clayton where Professor Graham Jenkin a represented Cartherics...
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Eradicate Cancer Conference 2108

July 12, 2018
Our organising committee has been working relentlessly on this inaugural world conference having now assembled an excellent program of 40+...
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CRC-P Grant, 4th round selection announcement – success for Cartherics.

July 11, 2018
Cartherics has been advised by the Hon Craig Laundy MP (Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science) that its application...
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Biotech Daily reports ….. Professor Jacques Miller wins Japan prize, January 2018

May 31, 2018
Professor Jacques Miller a member of Cartherics’ Scientific Advisory Board  wins “The Japan Prize Foundation says Walter and Eliza Hall...
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Miltenyi Biotec News ANZ Newsletter : Spring/ Summer 2017

May 31, 2018
Immunotherapy : Professor Alan Trounson and Professor Richard Boyd started the future of cancer treatment at the Monash Health Translation Precinct.
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Lifesaving ‘off-the-shelf’ cancer tracking immunotherapies underway

May 30, 2018
29 May 2018, Hudson Institute of Medical Research ‘Off-the-shelf’ immunotherapies to fight aggressive forms of cancer, including relapsed ovarian and...
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Reset to beat cancer

May 30, 2018
‘Off the shelf cancer hope as rare cell becomes tumour buster’
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Media Release : New Research to Fast-Track Medical Breakthroughs

November 8, 2017
Victorian State Government Awards Cartherics Pty Ltd a Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund (VMRAF) Grant for AU$500,000 Finding a treatment...
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