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Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley on Proactive Investors (Canada)

May 18th, 2020

The Canadian arm of finance news network Proactive Investors recently interviewed Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley to discuss the Company's DEP® portfolio and the recent news that Starpharma is investigating product concepts for proprietary dendrimer SPL7013 in relation to COVID-19.

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Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley on ausbiz

May 11th, 2020

Finance and market news website AusBiz co-founders Kylie Merritt and David Koch interviewed Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley to discuss DEP® irinotecan moving into Phase 2 and how Starpharma is investigating product concepts for SPL7013 in the fight against COVID-19.

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Australia’s biotech sector tests multiple agents to fight COVID-19

Apr 22nd, 2020

US biotech publication BioWorld noted that a number of Australian biotech companies have been testing agents in the fight against COVID-19, in particular highlighting Starpharma’s SPL7013 which showed significant positive antiviral activity against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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Condom gel compound proves effective against COVID-19

Apr 16th, 2020

The Australian Financial Review interviewed Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley for an article highlighting the company’s finding that its antiviral dendrimer SPL7013 showed significant activity against coronavirus. The article noted SPL7013 is already used in existing and approved products within Starpharma’s VivaGel® portfolio.

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Starpharma Reports Positive Results From SARS-CoV-2 Antiviral Testing Of SPL7013

Apr 16th, 2020

NASDAQ covered the news that Starpharma’s VivaGel® active, astodrimer sodium (SPL7013), showed significant antiviral activity against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The piece noted the testing was conducted by an external laboratory, 360Biolabs.

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Starpharma’s SPL7013 Shows Significant Activity Against SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus)

Apr 16th, 2020

Leading biotech industry portal BioSpace covered Starpharma’s finding that its proprietary dendrimer SPL7013 showed significant activity against  SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. It noted Starpharma will evaluate product concepts and formulation options for SPL7013 which may have potential applications in the prevention and management of COVID-19.

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Starpharma collects milestone payment from AstraZeneca

Feb 13th, 2020

Biotech Dispatch reported that AstraZeneca has paid Starpharma a $4.5 million milestone payment following the successful dosing of the first patient in the phase 1 clinical trial of AZD0466. The article mentioned the long standing partnership between the two companies which is focused on using Starpharma’s DEP® drug delivery platform to enhance AstraZeneca’s medicines.

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Starpharma share price charges higher on product launch news

Feb 13th, 2020

The Motley Fool reported a rise in Starpharma’s share price off the back of the announcement that its VivaGel® BV product will be launched in Asia by Mundipharma. The article highlighted that the deal is an important commercial opportunity for Starpharma with the product set to be accessible to more than 1.5 billion women.

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Starpharma tech ready to deliver

Nov 11th, 2019

The Austraian published an interview with Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley where she discussed the potential of the dendrimer technology, how it is applied to cancer drugs and the potential benefits it provides to patients.

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Dendrimer drug delivery enhances chemotherapy gemcitabine in human pancreatic mode

Nov 1st, 2019

Online pharmaceutical publication Pharma in Focus noted Starpharma’s positive DEP® gemcitabine results in a human pancreatic model, noting it was one of multiple DEP® drugs from the company.

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Small cap healthcare stocks surge to billion-dollar plays

Sep 30th, 2019

The Australian Financial Review mentioned that Starpharma was in a group of small cap biotech stocks in stage two trials that investors are closely in the next few years.

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Starpharma’s VivaGel® BV regulatory approvals continue in Asia

Sep 3rd, 2019

Finance News Network reported Starpharma received further regulatory approval in another Asian country for its breakthrough product for bacterial vaginosis, VivaGel® BV. The news follows the first approval in the region announced on 15 August.

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Update on Starpharma’s latest positive interim DEP® trial results, VivaGel® and upcoming milestones

Aug 30th, 2019

Online news outlet Boardroom Media interviewed Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley following the release of its annual report and full-year results. In the interview, Dr Fairley shared the company’s latest DEP® trial results, as well as VivaGel® and upcoming milestones.

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Starpharma sees positive results in ovarian cancer treatment

Aug 29th, 2019

Online investor news outlet Finance News Network reported  Starpharma’s positive results for its novel HER-2 targeted DEP® conjugate (ADC) which outperformed the leading HER-2 ADC, Kadcyla®, in a human ovarian cancer model.

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Promising efficacy signals for Starpharma’s DEP® trials

Aug 28th, 2019

Biotech trade publication noted Starpharma announced promising efficacy signals in its ongoing clinical trials for both DEP® cabazitaxel and DEP® docetaxel.

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Starpharma CEO speaks with Alan Kohler on The Constant Investor

Jul 31st, 2019

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley speaks with Alan Kohler for online investor publication The Constant Investor, where she discussed the launch of VivaGel BV in Australia and Europe as well as the company’s latest developments in its DEP® portfolio. To listen to the full interview, click here.

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AstraZeneca inks new deal with Starpharma

Jun 4th, 2019

Biotech trade publication noted Starpharma signed a new development and option agreement with AstraZeneca to progress the development of a DEP® version of one of AstraZeneca's existing oncology medicines. The news builds on a previous deal between the companies related to a multiproduct licence covering novel oncology drug candidates.

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Starpharma signs second oncology agreement with AstraZeneca

Jun 3rd, 2019

Online investor news outlet Finance News Network reported on Starpharma’s second oncology agreement with global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, noting that this is for the development of a DEP® version of an undisclosed and existing market oncology drug.

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Starpharma on Channel Nine News (April 22, 2019)

Apr 22nd, 2019

Channel Nine News reported on the launch of VivaGel® BV (Fleurstat BVgel) in Australia and noted it was a world first, novel and non-antibiotic treatment developed in Australia. The report noted BV affects 12 percent of Australian women and if left untreated could lead to infertility, early delivery or miscarriage.

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Markets Live: Starpharma shares rise 13 per cent following Australian launch of VivaGel BV

Apr 16th, 2019

The Australian Financial Review reported Starpharma’s share price rose 13 per cent following the company’s announcement that VivaGel® BV was launched nationwide in Australia. The article noted this was the first of many launches for the breakthrough BV product.

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Starpharma’s US license for VivaGel® BV covered by Biotech Dispatch

Dec 20th, 2018

Biotech Dispatch featured the news that Starpharma had signed a sales and marketing license agreement for VivaGel® BV for the US market with ITF Pharma. The piece highlighted that upon launch, VivalGel® BV will be ITF Pharma’s top priority women’s health product. 

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Starpharma’s $142M+ US license deal for VivaGel® BV featured in Proactive Investors

Dec 20th, 2018

Online investor portal Proactive Investors highlighted Starpharma’s VivaGel® BV US license deal with ITF Pharma, worth $142 million plus escalating double digit royalties. The piece noted ITF Pharma’s strong pedigree in women’s health and their high-calibre team.

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Small Caps publication covers DEP® irinotecan candidate’s positive performance in pancreatic cancer model

Sep 5th, 2018

Small Caps, a specialist investment publication, covered the positive news that Starpharma’s DEP® irinotecan showed complete tumour regression and 100% survival in a human pancreatic cancer model.

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Motley Fool ‘Extreme Opportunities’ Advisor Dr Anirban Mahanti covers Starpharma’s 2018 Financial Year Results

Aug 22nd, 2018

Dr Anirban Mahanti, Advisor at Motley Fool writes that FY18 was a “hugely transformative year for Starpharma”, noting the Company’s key milestones including its “smart licensing agreements” and “potentially game-changing pipeline of drugs”. Originally published on Motley Fool and republished with permission. Read the full article here

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Starpharma: To win big in science, industry needs business-friendly scientists

Jul 31st, 2018

The Australian Financial Review covered Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley’s appearance at the AFR Innovation Summit, noting she highlighted that the biotech sector needs more business-friendly scientists to help hit more ‘home runs’ in medical science.

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Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley interviewed by Alan Kohler for The Constant Investor

Jul 16th, 2018

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley speaks with Alan Kohler on online investor publication The Constant Investor, where she discussed the company’s dendrimer platform technology. To listen to fully interview, click here. (Note: paywall) Read More

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley interviewed by Alan Kohler on Talking Business

Jul 1st, 2018

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley speaks with Alan Kohler about how the company has taken VivaGel® BV from discovery to market and developed commercial products with its proprietary dendrimer technology platform.

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Starpharma CEO Jackie Fairley featured on Qantas’ inflight magazine Travel Insider

Jul 1st, 2018

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley was featured in Qantas’ inflight magazine. To read the article, click here.

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Starpharma on CommSec’s The Executive Series

Mar 14th, 2018

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley speaks with CommSec’s Tom Piotrowski about the Company’s performance since March 2017, its partnership with AstraZeneca and upcoming milestones.

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Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley on Channel 9’s The Today Show for International Women’s Day

Mar 8th, 2018

As part of International Women’s Day, Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley appeared with the Federal Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer and Today Show presenter Georgie Gardiner to discuss women in the workforce and gender equality.

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Starpharma announces DEP cabazitaxel Phase 1/2 Trial

Jan 31st, 2018

Morningstar reported on Starpharma's announcement regarding the commencement of its phase 1/2 clinical trial for DEP cabazitaxel having received regulatory and ethics approvals. 

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AstraZeneca plans to make better use of Australia’s innovation

Jan 23rd, 2018

The Australian highlighted Starpharma’s partnership with global pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, noting the application of Starpharma’s DEP® technology platform helps make cancer drugs more effective, more patient-friendly and less toxic.
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NDA submission for Starpharma’s VivaGel® BV

Nov 21st, 2017

BioSpectrum Asia reported on Starpharma’s NDA submission for VivaGel® BV, noting that Starpharma is one of the few Australian companies to take a locally developed product to this stage.

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Starpharma receives TGA marketing approval for VivaGel® BV

Oct 25th, 2017

Online financial news portal Finance News Network reported Starpharma received TGA marketing approval for VivaGel® BV, which is expected to be available in pharmacies in the new year under the Fleurstat™ brand.

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Morgans Under the Microscope Interview featuring Dr Jackie Fairley

Oct 23rd, 2017

Morgans Under the Microscope series featured Starpharma's CEO, Dr Jackie Fairley, discussing a number of key milestones that are approaching and the licensing arrangements entered into with AstraZeneca. 

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Starpharma rockets on cancer drug hope

Sep 23rd, 2017

The Herald Sun noted strong investor interest and support for Starpharma regarding its positive phase 1 DEP® docetaxel trial and that no neutropenia was reported in any patients.

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Starpharma featured on Sky Business News

Aug 28th, 2017

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairly was interviewed on Sky Business News’ Ticky following the company’s successful Phase 3 trial results for VivaGel® BV for the treatment of recurrent bacterial vaginosis. Dr Fairley discussed the commercial significance of the announcement and liaising with the US FDA to bring the product to market.

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Starpharma CEO on Finance News Network

Aug 24th, 2017

Finance News Network featured Dr Jackie Fairley as she discussed the company’s VivaGel® BV Phase 3 results for recurrent bacterial vaginosis, the company's sale of its agrochemical business for $35M, and progress with its DEP® drug delivery programs (both internal and external).

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Seeking Alpha covers Starpharma

Aug 11th, 2017

Online stock market insights and research publication Seeking Alpha covered Starpharma’s Phase 3 results for VivaGel® BV for the treatment of recurrent bacterial vaginosis and noted the “substantial upside” of the announcement.

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Starpharma and Monash awarded STEM+ Business fellowships

Aug 10th, 2017

Biotech news and industry publication Biotech Dispatch covered the news that Starpharma and the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) were awarded $300,000 in grant funding from the SIEF STEM+ Business Fellowship Program to engage two post-doctoral Research Fellows. The funding allows both Starpharma and Monash to further advance collaborative programs utilising Starpharma’s DEP platform.

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Hope is on the way for one of the world’s most common sexual problems

Aug 9th, 2017

Investor publication Stockhead recently covered Starpharma’s VivaGel® BV Phase 3 announcement for prevention of recurrent bacterial vaginosis (rBV). The publication noted the significant unmet patient need for BV treatments and how VivaGel® BV targets one of the most common vaginal conditions affecting women of childbearing age. 

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Starpharma readies US NDA for VivaGel® on positive results in Phase 3 Bacterial vaginosis

Aug 9th, 2017

Biotech trade publication noted Starpharma expects to file an NDA for VivaGel® BV for prevention of recurrent bacterial vaginosis (rBV) with the US FDA following the positive results of the Phase 3 trials.

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Biotech clinical trials a star performer

Aug 6th, 2017

Herald Sun covered the investor interest in Starpharma following the positive results of the company’s VivaGel® BV Phase 3 clinical trials for the prevention of recurrent bacterial vaginosis (rBV). Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley noted VivaGel® BV demonstrated sustained benefits for patients three months after their initial treatment, positioning the company to unlock a multi-million dollar global market.

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Starpharma’s sale of its agrochemical business and technology, expands Agrium’s tech base

Jun 23rd, 2017

The sale of Starpharma’s agrochemical business was recently covered in Farm Weekly, highlighting the unique opportunity that Starpharma’s Priostar® dendrimer technology brings to the agrochemical market and the commercial value Agrium saw in the technology. In the article, Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley details the sale, including the patent transfer, total sale proceeds and the implications for the Company.

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Starpharma featured on Business IQ, Sky Business News

Jun 20th, 2017

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley was interviewed on Sky Business News where she spoke to Business IQ host James Daggar-Nickson about dendrimer technologies and how the company develops products for a wide range of applications using the platform technology. Dr Fairley also discussed Australian innovation and the company's recent sale of its agrochemical business to global agricultural product giant Agrium.

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Finance News Network: Starpharma sells Agrochemicals business for $35M

Jun 14th, 2017

Finance News Network noted Starpharma’s transaction to sell Starpharma Agrochemicals to Agrium Inc. for A$35M in cash consideration. The piece added that cash proceeds from the sale will allow Starpharma to focus on its core pharmaceutical development portfolio.

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Starpharma’s sale of its agrochemical business to Agrium for A$35M noted in The Land

Jun 14th, 2017

The sale of Starpharma’s agrochemical business was covered in The Land, with the article highlighting the innovation behind the Priostar® technology and how Agrium saw the acquisition as a strategic fit for their product portfolio. 

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Starpharma featured on Ticky on Sky Business News

Apr 20th, 2017

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley was interviewed on Ticky on Sky Business News where she discussed the company's VivaGel® portfolio, its DEP® drug delivery technology and its relationship with global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca.

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Melbourne-based company develops world's first anti-viral condom

Apr 12th, 2017

 

The ABC notes Starpharma as the Melbourne company developed the world’s first anti-viral condom using its VivaGel® active in the condom lubricant. VivaGel® has been shown to inactivate HIV, herpes, human papillomavirus and the Zika virus in laboratory studies.

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VivaGel BV phase 3 trials for prevention of BV completed

Mar 30th, 2017

Biotech Dispatch reports Starpharma’s recently completed its international, multicentre, phase 3 clinical studies evaluating VivaGel® BV for the prevention of recurrent bacterial vaginosis, noting that top-line results are expected in 2Q 2017.

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