Department of Biochemistry and Genetics

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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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Dr Christine Hawkins, an expert on anti-cancer drugs, is investigating the best treatment options for osteosarcoma

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