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After cutting dose because of deaths, Astellas pauses gene therapy trial as new liver issue arises | FierceBiotech

Astellas’ $3 billion bet on Audentes Therapeutics has hit yet another setback. Months after getting a clinical hold lifted, Astellas has voluntarily paused a gene therapy clinical trial after a patient suffered liver problems at the lower, supposedly safer dose. Source: After cutting dose because of deaths, Astellas pauses gene therapy trial as new liver...
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The mRNA era has arrived thanks to COVID-19. What’s next in the pipeline? | FierceBiotech

COVID-19 wasn’t even in the picture when mRNA was developed, but with the regulatory runway cleared, biotechs that have been working on the tech for years are ready for liftoff. Yes, Moderna and BioNTech are the rock stars in the business—launched to household name status with the COVID-19 vaccines at the end of 2020. But...
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NSW Health & Medical Research | Melanoma breakthroughs

Through world-leading genetic work, NSW researchers are discovering why about 50% of melanomas don’t respond to immunotherapy. Over the past decade, immunotherapy drugs have become the standard treatment for metastatic (or Stage IV) melanomas. These drugs help someone’s immune system recognise and fight a tumour by preventing tumour cells from obstructing the body’s immune checkpoints....
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NSW Health & Medical Research | NSW spearheads key COVID-19 vaccine research

A leading group of NSW experts will pioneer Australia-first research to inform vaccine policy in the state and beyond. The Vaccine, Infection and Immunology (VIIM) Collaborative Research Group will receive more than $4.5 million in funding from the NSW Government over three years to study the clinical and immunological responses to COVID-19 vaccines in NSW...
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Ultrasound Can Accurately Diagnose Common Hand Injuries – HealthManagement.org

A new study in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology shows that ultrasound can accurately diagnose hand injuries, specifically tendon tears, further proving Source: Ultrasound Can Accurately Diagnose Common Hand Injuries – HealthManagement.org
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COVID-19 Test Tracker | Gardian | Southport

Track COVID Test Results. Gardian Test Tracker is a purpose built application for rapid antigen testing. Electronic proof of test results. Health compliant. Get COVID test result via sms or email. Source: COVID-19 Test Tracker | Gardian | Southport
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Gene therapy project ranked top idea in Australia | CMRI

Professor Ian Alexander has been awarded the National Health and Medical Research Council Idea Grants for 2020 at the Research Excellence Awards Source: Gene therapy project ranked top idea in Australia | CMRI
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Do You Know the 12 Signs of Breast Cancer? – HealthManagement.org

Breast cancer has now overtaken lung cancer as the world’s mostly commonly-diagnosed cancer, according to statistics released by the International Agenc Source: Do You Know the 12 Signs of Breast Cancer? – HealthManagement.org
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Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: Current Applications and Future Technologies – HealthManagement.org

An overview of the latest research regarding artificial intelligence in radiology and how these findings can transform the future of the field. Key Points Source: Artificial Intelligence in Radiology:Current Applications and Future Technologies – HealthManagement.org
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NSW Health & Medical Research | Bone-shaking research

Thanks to detailed genetic research, clinical expertise, and the Garvan Institute’s world-leading technology, more causes of skeletal dysplasia are being uncovered. Dr Andreas Zankl works on two very different fronts as he helps patients with skeletal dysplasias – some of the most challenging conditions in the world. On the one hand, he works with the patients...
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