An Australian backed and enabled “smart” orthopaedic knee implant set to revolutionise knee replacements has been given marketing authorisation by the US Food and Drug Administration. The canturioTMte device has been backed by Melbourne-based healthcare investment firm, BioScience Managers (BSM) to assist with the aggregation of patient data for software developed by Melbourne-based healthcare informatics […]


Link to full article Cambridge, UK, 11 October 2021: Arecor Therapeutics plc (AIM: AREC), the biopharmaceutical group advancing today’s therapies to enable healthier lives, continues to build a strong patent portfolio protecting its proprietary Arestat™ technology. Arecor is pleased to announce that its European patent EP2457590 on polysaccharide vaccines has been successfully upheld following opposition […]

WA aged-care provider Hall and Prior to launch ‘world-first’ administration platform

The West Australian Tue, 19 October 2021 3:13PM WA-based Hall and Prior will be the first Australian aged care provider to roll-out a new “world-first” platform designed to reduce human error in the sector. The software developed by Australian company Humanetix automates administration work to free-up time for carers by up to 96 minutes per […]

Humanetix and BioScience Managers partner to launch tech platform globally

Link to full article Humanetix is set for global expansion following a partnership with the international investment firm BioScience Managers (BSM). Humanetix’s main product ACE, is point-of-care documentation, decision-support and clinical workflow IT system that supports staff care delivery for residential aged care residents. The technology has been part of a 2-year trial conducted by the […]

Zimmer Biomet and Canary Medical Announce FDA De Novo Classification Grant and Authorization to Market the World’s First and Only Smart Knee Implant

Link to full article August 30, 2021— Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global medical technology leader, and Canary Medical, a medical data company, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) DeNovo classification grant and authorization to market the tibial extension for PersonaIQ®, the world’s first and only smart knee cleared […]

CalciMedica Reports Topline Data from the AuxoraTM CARDEA Phase 2 COVID-19 Pneumonia Clinical Trial

Link to full article Reduction in time to recovery through day 60 in patients with moderate and severe respiratory failure (primary endpoint analysis) Statistically significant reduction in time to recovery through day 60 in all patients who received study drug (a pre-specified supplementary analysis of the primary endpoint) Statistically significant 56% relative risk reduction in […]

CalciMedica Announces Publication of Preclinical Data in Journal of Immunology Further Validating Calcium Release-Activated Calcium (CRAC) Channels as Drug Targets for Diseases of the Airways

Link to full article Data provides further evidence of the broad potential for CRAC channel inhibitors to benefit patients across multiple disease areas involving the lungs LA JOLLA, Calif., September 9, 2021 – CalciMedica Inc. (“CalciMedica” or the “Company”), the CRAC channel company, today announced the publication of preclinical data validating calcium release-activated calcium (CRAC) channels, P2Y2 […]

Spray-on skin technology saving lives of many in Australia and around the world

The Bali bombing in 2002 caused the shocking deaths of 202 people, including 88 Australians. A further 209 were injured, many with disfiguring burns. But thanks to plastic surgeon Professor Fiona Wood, from the Royal Perth Hospital, a spray-on skin she invented saved many lives. RECELL continues to do so today around the world, thanks […]

BIOSCIENCE MANAGERS: This biotech focused fund explains why it invested $15m in these 2 ASX stocks

Link to Full Article MoneyTalks is Stockhead’s regular recap of the ASX stocks and sectors that fund managers and analysts are looking at right now. Today we hear from BioScience Managers’ managing partner Dr Graham Crooke. BioScience Managers is an Australian life sciences investor established in 2003 and has a solid investment record making over 200 investments across […]

BioScience Managers Proud to Receive Prestigious Michael Hirshorn Award

Melbourne, Australia 9 December 2020: Leading Australian-based healthcare investment firm BioScience Managers Pty Ltd is thrilled and honoured to receive the Michael Hirshorn Award for 2020, as part of the Australian Investment Council Investing for Growth Awards 2020. Instituted in 2012, and named in honour of the late Michael Hirshorn, co-founder and CEO of Cochlear, the […]