Tag Archives: Biotechnology

Biotech roadblocks need to go 

Funding allocations for areas related to biotechnology in the 2019-20 budget announcement ignore the real roadblocks standing in the way of a thriving biotech economy in Australia, according to The iQ Group Global CEO Dr George Syrmalis. He says that although spending measures within biotechnology are welcome, policies to remove …

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Breakthrough on cholesterol

A protein that transports cholesterol inside cells has been identified and could be the key to developing drugs that boost ‘good cholesterol’. Scientists at UNSW Sydney made the breakthrough discovery. Until now, drugs including statins – the most prescribed and profitable class of drugs in history – have targeted ‘bad …

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