May 5, 2017, Melbourne, Australia — A private Australian biotechnology company called Exopharm has announced its investment to bring a completely new type of drug called exosomes into local clinical trials.
Exopharm is founded and backed by Dr Ian Dixon, the Melbourne-based technology innovator behind an ASX-listed cell therapy company, the anisina anticancer drug and the Altnia Group incubator. After more than 3 years of secret R&D, Altnia is spinning Exopharm out as a specialist company to translate the promising scientific research around exosomes into routine clinical use worldwide for regenerative medicine. Exopharm will build on its patented purification technology called LEAP to make its proprietary exomeres in large scale and at low cost. [Read more…]