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Blocking bacteria

Dr Begona Heras works on bacteria pathogenesis to understand, in atomic detail, how bacteria use proteins to cause infection

Pilot clinical trial

Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund support breast cancer pilot clinical trial

The business of science

Dr Nicole van der Weerden is CEO of LIMS-embedded biotech, Hexima Limited, a company that has just entered Phase II clinical trials for their fungal toenail treatment

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