24 Mar 2019: A new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer (ocular surface squamous neoplasia or OSSN) has been developed by CNBP researchers and collaborators. The technique has the potential to reduce the need for biopsies, prevent therapy delays and make treatment far more effective for patients. Read more in a news item on the […]
14 March 2019: Scientists from the CNBP have reported an advanced imaging technique that allows the condition of joint cartilage to be examined—right down to the molecular level. The technique has potential for diagnostics and treatment-planning of cartilage disease and impairment, including for osteoarthritis. Read more from the news item posted on the Medical Xpress web […]
13 October 2018: Dr Arun Everest-Dass, CNBP researcher at the Institute for Glycomics at Griffith University has been interviewed by Nine News about his glycan focused cancer research. The interview took place during the Institution’s annual Glycomics Week activities, the aim of which is to draw attention to the significant glycan research taking place in the […]
7 August 2018: CNBP researchers have developed a new form of nanoparticle and associated imaging technique that can detect multiple disease biomarkers, including those for breast cancer, found in deep-tissue in the body. Read more about this exciting research in the news article published in the online publication Health Canal.
16 July 2018: Innovative drug filled nano-bubbles, able to be successfully triggered in the body by X-rays, have been developed by CNBP researchers, paving the way for a new range of cancer treatments for patients. Read more about this innovative science in the news article featured online in R&D Magazine.
8 June 2018: A new technique, ‘bleaching-assisted multichannel microscopy’ (BAMM) takes a current long-standing weakness of fluorescence microscopy – photobleaching – and turns it into a strength that improves imaging output by up to three times, with no additional hardware required. Read more about this exciting development from CNBP researchers at the online channel PHYS ORG.
6 May 2018: Australian neuroscientist and CNBP Director, Professor Mark Hutchinson who is developing a world-first blood test that identifies chronic pain by colour “biomarkers” is featured by NZ Doctor online. Prof Hutchinson believes that the breakthrough work has the potential to revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment for the one in five people in Australia and New […]
27 April 2018: Exciting research from across the CNBP science network has led to the development of an advanced sensor that can detect cytokine molecules in the brain! This may help shed light on depression, stress, anxiety and even schizophrenia. Read more in the online publication Medical Express.
19 March 2018: A nanosensor that can detect hydrogen peroxide has been developed by CNBP/IPAS researchers by combining fluorescent nanodiamonds with organic fluorescent probes. Importantly, cellular imbalance of hydrogen peroxide has been connected to aging and various severe diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disorders, and Alzheimer’s. The work is featured in the latest edition of MRS […]
20 February 2018: Australian researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) have developed a 3D printable ‘clip-on’ that can turn any smartphone into a fully functional microscope. “We’ve designed a simple mobile phone microscope that takes advantage of the integrated illumination available with nearly all smartphone cameras,” explains lead developer and CNBP […]
8 February 2018: Professor Mark Hutchinson, the Director of the Centre for Nanoscale Biophotonics, in the School of Medicine, at the University of Adelaide talked with Sonya Feldhoff, ABC Adelaide about fibromyalgia and what can be done to treat it. The interview can be heard in its entirety on the ABC radio website.
11 November 2017: Fantastic TV talents (and CNBP researchers) Prof Brant Gibson and Dr Philipp Reineck from RMIT University featured on SCOPE TV for kids, 11th November 2017. Check them out as they discuss the use of diamond nanoparticles in biophotonics to help shed light on cells and the living body!
29 September 2017: A new zinc sensor has been developed by CNBP researchers, which will allow for a deeper understanding of the dynamic roles that metal ions play in regulating health and disease in the living body. The research, published in the journal ACS Omega reports that the newly designed chemical sensor can detect and […]
28 September 2017: An automated image analysis technique has been developed by CNBP researchers (lead researcher Dr Martin Gosnell pictured) that is able to aid in the diagnosis of bladder cancer, and could potentially reduce the number of biopsies being taken unnecessarily. Read the full article detailing the research and future opportunities, featured in Optics.org.
4 July 2017: Check out the latest buzz about bees and their extra light-sensing eyes! CNBP CI Prof Andy Greentree is coauthor on a new paper in PNAS, which identifies how the eyes and brains of honeybees work together, to process colour information. “If we can design technology to mimic the way bees do this, we’ll […]
26 April 2017: Researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP), Macquarie University, the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Peking University and Shanghai Jiao-tong University have made a breakthrough in the development of practical super-resolution optical microscopy that will pave the way for the detailed study of live cells and organisms, on […]
28 March 2017: A new nanoscale sensor has been developed by CNBP researchers that can help detect cytokines — molecules that play a critical role in cellular response to infection, inflammation, trauma and disease. Leader of the project A/Prof Guozhen Liu (pictured) said the release of certain cytokines by the body is frequently symptomatic of […]
31 January 2017: “Now, more than ever, in a world filled with ‘fake news’, it’s up to researchers to work hard to have accurate messages publicised,” says CNBP researcher Dr Hannah Brown in an article published in The Conversation. Read more on how scientists and the media can work together to effectively bring science to the public.
20 January 2017: A new high-tech medical device to make brain surgery safer has been developed by CNBP researchers at the University of Adelaide. Prof Robert McLaughlin (pictured), leader of the project, was featured in Science Daily, stating, “”We call it a smart needle. It contains a tiny fibre-optic camera, the size of a human […]
11 November 2016: Understanding how the brain works is one of the greatest challenges of modern science – A challenge that CNBP Research Fellow Guozhen Liu is certainly up to! She has recently been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship commencing in 2017 and will work on the creation of a suite of novel biomolecular nano-formulations capable […]