Contact: Professor John P Newnham school of Womens and babies Health.

Investing in Drug Delivery Technologies: Fighting patent expirieshas fighting losses due to expiring patents attained a high priority for pharmaceutical companies. Investment in new drug delivery technologies to maintain a critical strategy for them a strong presence in this cut-throat market the potential to the potential to improve the life cycle of established drugs.

Improved understanding of Batten Disease offers potential treatmentWaste management is a big problem somewhere, but at the cellular level can be a matter of life and death. A study by the Weizmann Institute , published in the Journal of Cell Biology, has revealed what causes a molecular waste container in the cell overflow in Batten disease, a rare but fatal neurodegenerative disorder that begins in childhood. The results provide the basis for a therapy for this disorder.Contact: Professor John P Newnham school of Women’s and babies Health, King Edward Memorial Hospital, 374 Bagot Road, Subiaco 6008.