Appendix 4C - Quarterly Cashflow Report

Jul 28th, 2011

Starpharma today released its Quarterly Cash Flow Report for the period ended 30 June 2011.

The net cash burn for the year was $3.9m, resulting in a cash balance of $18.9m at 30 June 2011.

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Shareholder Update: July 2011

Jul 26th, 2011

In this issue:

VivaGel® demonstrates efficacy in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis; Independent study finds link between bacterial vaginosis and HIV

Japanese VivaGel® condom deal secures second largest condom market in the world

Starpharma’s Priostar dendrimers improve bestselling herbicide

Drug delivery program delivers early-stage results in improving blockbuster chemo drug.


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Partners of Bacterial Vaginosis sufferers at increased risk of HIV

Jul 19th, 2011

Starpharma today commented on results of a study which showed that men were three times more likely to contract HIV from their female partners if the women also had bacterial vaginosis (BV) in the three months before the men became infected.

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Starpharma advances agrochemical program with improved performance of major product

Jul 12th, 2011

 Starpharma today announced encouraging results from studies applying its Priostar® dendrimer technology to the improvement of globally significant agrochemicals.

  • Starpharma’s Priostar® dendrimer found to improve the effectiveness of agrochemicals including glyphosate, the most commonly used herbicide globally;
  • Starpharma’s internal development program is focused on the improvement of several existing agrochemicals;
  • New patent filing to extend coverage to 2029.

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The Sunday Age: Science is Golden

Jul 11th, 2011

The Age Journalist David Potts notes the resilience of biotech companies in volatile market conditions:  ‘They might not make any money but, hey, that has never stopped a boom. Many biotech stocks have been surging in this sluggish sharemarket.’


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Herald Sun: Why it's hard to buy when a stock is on the rise

Jul 7th, 2011

Herald Sun Journalist John Beveridge looks at the diverse, long term investment potential within Starpharma’s research portfolio: ‘Everybody loves to grab a bargain, but when you are aiming to make money, buying a share that is rising is a much better idea than having a constant anxiety attack about paying more than the last buyer.’


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Australian Life Scientist: Starpharma brings its novel technology to leading cancer treatment

Jun 29th, 2011

Australian Life Scientist Journalist Tim Dean investigates Starpharma’s pre-clinical studies on popular chemotherapy drug, docataxel:  ‘Chemotherapy drugs are big business, and Melbourne-based Starpharma is looking to get involved by applying its dendrimer technology to reformulate and improve leading therapies.’


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Starpharma advances leading cancer therapeutic in drug delivery program

Jun 29th, 2011

Starpharma today announced the nomination of leading anti-cancer drug docetaxel as a lead candidate in its cancer drug delivery program following encouraging early results.

  • Starpharma’s dendrimers demonstrate improvements in multibillion dollar chemotherapy drug, docetaxel;
  • Water solubility improved more than 2000-fold, potentially reducing serious side effects;
  • Starpharma to advance a dendrimer-docetaxel formulation as a lead candidate in its drug delivery cancer program.
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Audio Broadcast - BV Efficacy Trial Results

May 24th, 2011

Starpharma invites you to listen to an audio broadcast with Chief Executive Officer Dr Jackie Fairley, regarding the successful results of the major phase 2 clinical study that demonstrated efficacy of VivaGel® for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV).

To listen to the Boardroom Radio audio broadcast please click here

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VivaGel® Demonstrates Efficacy in Bacterial Vaginosis

May 23rd, 2011

Starpharma today announced successful results of a major phase 2 clinical study that demonstrated efficacy of VivaGel® for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV).

 Key Points:

  •  VivaGel® meets primary endpoint, demonstrating significant efficacy for treatment of BV
  • VivaGel® expected to avoid many shortcomings of existing therapies
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VivaGel® Coated Condom: Licence Agreement for Japan with Okamoto

May 10th, 2011

Starpharma today announced that it has signed a licence agreement with Okamoto Industries Inc  in relation to the VivaGel®-coated condom for the Japanese market.  Okamoto is the market leader for condoms sold in Japan, the world’s second largest condom market.

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Quarterly Cashflow Report - March 2011

Apr 27th, 2011

The cash balance at 31 March 2011 was $20.1m compared to $19.7m at 31 December 2010.


The Operating & Investing cash outflow of $1.6m for the quarter includes the costs of the fully enrolled phase 2 study assessing VivaGel® as a treatment for bacterial vaginosis. Financing cash inflows of $2.0m included proceeds from the exercise of share options during the quarter.


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Shareholder Update March 2011

Mar 29th, 2011


In this issue:

› Enrolment completed for Phase2 study of VivaGel® for treatment of BV

› Strengthening shareholderbase – new domestic and European investors

› Broad appeal of SPL’sdendrimer technology platform – agrochemicals and drug delivery

› Starpharma’s performance vs the market


Download: Shareholder Update: March 2011 ( pdf file, 530kb)

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Completes Enrolment for Phase 2 Study of VivaGel for Treatment of BV

Mar 23rd, 2011

Starpharma today announced it had completed enrolment and all patient follow-up visits in its phase 2 study of VivaGel® for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV).

This study investigated the effectiveness of VivaGel® administered once daily for seven days in the treatment of BV and enrolled 132 participants in the US. Data is now being processed and results will be available in the second quarter of this year.

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Starpharma presents at ASX Emerging Growth Conference, London

Mar 10th, 2011

Starpharma is today presenting at the ASX Emerging Growth conference in London. 

More than 150 institutional fund managers are confirmed for the event.  Starpharma is one of 18 companies participating in this invitation only event, and one of only two healthcare companies. Mesoblast is the other.  


Presentation: SPL presents at ASX Emerging Growth Conference ( pdf file, 2MB)

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Starpharma to expand agricultural program through $250,000 funding

Mar 3rd, 2011

Starpharma has been awarded $250,000 funding to enhance agrochemicals using its Priostar® dendrimers. The funding as part of the Victorian Government’s Small Technologies Industry Uptake Program (STIUP), will allow Starpharma to expand its Melbourne-based agricultural programs, further enhancing the commercial prospects of promising candidates. 

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Starpharma interim report and half-year financial results

Feb 21st, 2011

Starpharma released its interim report and financial results for the half-year ended 31 December 2010.


Financial Results

  • Cash position at 31 December 2010 $19.7M
  • Net cash burn for the half-year $3.1M
  • Operating cash outflows for the half-year $3.75M
  • Reported loss $4.2M.
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Quarterly Cashflow Report - December 2010

Jan 31st, 2011

The cash balance at 31 December 2010 was $19.7m compared to $22.8m at 30 June 2010. The Operating & Investing cash outflow of $1.5m for the quarter includes costs of the phase 2 bacterial vaginosis (BV) program.  Progress with the Phase 2 BV acute-treatment study for VivaGel®, which commenced in July 2010 has been pleasing, with 90% of patients (119 from a total of 132) now enrolled.

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The Bioshares Top 10 Picks for 2011

Jan 14th, 2011

Abstract: Starpharma is carving up and carving out in as many ways as possible product and application opportunities from its dendrimer chemistry platform. Dendrimers are synthetic, branch like chemical structures that can be engineered very precisely. The addition of smaller functional groups on the periphery or even with the greater structure is what makes the chemistry so versatile.


Download: Bioshares Issue 392 ( pdf file, 45kb)

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Results of Annual General Meeting 2010

Dec 11th, 2010

In accordance with Listing Rule 3.13.2 and section 251AA of the Corporations Act, we advise that details of the resolutions and the proxies received in respect of each resolution considered by the Starpharma Holdings Limited Annual General Meeting are set out in the attached proxy summary. 

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AGM 2010 Chairman's Address & CEO Presentation

Nov 11th, 2010

View the Chairman's address and CEO's presentations from the 2010 Annual General Meeting held on 11 November 2010.

AGM 2010 Chairman & CEO's Presentation ( pdf file, 1012kb)

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Starpharma's Partner SSL acquired by Reckitt Benckiser

Nov 4th, 2010

Reckitt Benckiser has announced that it has completed its £2.5bn acquisition of SSL after gaining approval from more than 85% of SSL's shareholders by last Friday.  As a result, SSL is now formally part of Reckitt Benckiser and its leading global condom brand Durex will be added to Reckitt’s portfolio of health and personal care “Powerbrands” which include Nurofen, Strepsils and Clearasil.

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Quarterly Cashflow Report - September 2010

Oct 25th, 2010

The cash balance at 30 September 2010 was $20.2m.  The Operating & Investing cash outflow of $2.4m for the quarter includes the set-up and upfront costs of the phase 2 bacterial vaginosis study for VivaGel® commenced in July.

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Starpharma presents at ASX Small to Mid Caps conference, Hong Kong

Oct 20th, 2010

Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX:SPL, OTCQX:SPHRY) is one of 20 Australian companies, and one of only two Biotechs, selected to present at the third annual ASX Small to Mid Caps conference in Hong Kong. The ASX Hong Kong conference is part of a series of international investor events designed to showcase emerging Australian small and mid-cap listed companies to investors in Asia, Europe and the US.

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Shareholder Update October 2010

Oct 1st, 2010

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Starpharma Expands Lilly Partnership

Sep 30th, 2010

Starpharma today announced the signing of a collaborative research agreement with leading US pharmaceutical corporation Eli Lilly and Company.

The new agreement relates to a co-development program for one of Starpharma’s dendrimer-drug conjugates.

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Starpharma annual report and full year financial results

Aug 25th, 2010

Starpharma today released its annual report and financial results for the year ended 30 June 2010.

Cash reserves of $22.8 million are a result of prudent management of cash, successful capital raising and continuing partnering revenues, and interest received throughout the year.

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The 6th Bioshares 2010 Biotech Summit

Jul 27th, 2010

Abstract: While much has been communicated about Starpharma's Vivagel product and its application as a microbicidal condom coating, the company was asked to present on the rapidly strengthening interest in the use of the company's dendrimers for the application of drug delivery.

Download: Bioshares Issue 369 ( pdf file, 26kb)

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Shareholder Update May 2010

Apr 29th, 2010

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Shareholder Update February 2010

Feb 11th, 2010

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