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  • Machine learning used to predict clinical response to anti-cancer drugs

    Cancer treatment is a step closer to becoming personalised with Mitra, a biotechnology company in Boston, releasing a study on predicting different patients’ clinical response to anti-cancer drugs using a machine learning algorithm.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett02 March 15 16:25
  • The future of telemedicine: Remote powered medical implants

    Medical implants provide numerous benefits to patients who cannot afford to have regular visits from a doctor or travel to their GP. But if they are really going to make an impact in healthcare, they need a power source that's more efficient than batteries.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett28 Jan. 15 14:47
  • Genesis breaks off ties with potential investor

    Genesis R&D (ASX:GEN) will seek a new option to fund an emergence from operational suspension, after potential investor UBNZ's former principal was arrested for bribery

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling18 Oct. 11 19:01
  • IDT Australia forecasts improved FY12 profit

    Pharmaceutical manufacturer IDT Australia (ASX:IDT) expects an improved profit result in FY12, despite also projecting a 1H loss

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling04 Oct. 11 17:46
  • NuSep forecasts swing to loss on software unit

    Life sciences company NuSep (ASX:NSP) warned that lower than expected profit at its IQ Software division, and expenses, will likely lead to a $2.5m loss in FY11

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling27 May 11 18:44
  • Agenix divests superfluous QLD property

    Medical diagnostics and biotech company (ASX:AGX) has arranged an early exit from its six-year lease to a superfluous QLD property, in a deal set to save it $170k per year

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling20 Sept. 10 16:42
  • Novogen appoints new CFO

    Aussie biotechnology company, Novogen Limited (ASX: NRT) has announced the appointment of Mark Hinze as the company's new CFO and Operations manager

    Written by CFO World Staff21 June 10 20:57
  • Venture capitalist forum pegs the top tech trends

    According to a group of venture capitalists, technology trends to watch for range from social networking to health maintenance and an emergence of new companies.

    Written by Paul Krill21 May 10 08:04
  • Oracle buying drug-safety software maker

    Oracle said Monday it is purchasing Relsys International, a maker of drug safety and risk management software, a move that ties into its ongoing strategy to tap verticals.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus24 March 09 08:22