Earlier this year at the BioPharma Asia Convention, Guy Heathers of Cancer Therapeutics CRC Pty Ltd delivered the presentation: Transforming World Class Academic Research into New Drugs for Cancer Patients.
The premise of this presentation was: Bridging the gap between world class Australian academic research institutes and the creation of new cancer drugs for clinical evaluation.
Key points covered in this presentation include:
â¢ CTx has created a collaborative consortium to manage early drug discovery projects
-21 projects launched
-13 projects currently in development
-from many Australian Research Institutes (& outside)
-2 projects licensed to commercialisation partners
â¢ 7 years of funding from Federal Government CRC Scheme
-Achievements to date:
â¢ 13 projects in development
â¢ 2 projects under option
If this interests you then you may also be interested in attending the BioPharma Asia Convention 2014, in particular the Drug Discovery track. Click here to visit the event website for more information