ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics

The Centre of Excellence in Nanoscale BioPhotonics is a collaborative program with research focussed within nodes at the University of Adelaide, Macquarie University and RMIT University.


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Oncology & Cancer

Automated detection of eye surface cancer

Researchers have developed a new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer (ocular surface squamous neoplasia or OSSN). The technique has the potential to reduce the need for biopsies, prevent therapy ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Osteoarthritis assessment to go hi-tech

Scientists 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 ...


Vitamin D no defence against dementia

New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D (also commonly known as the sunshine vitamin) is unlikely to protect individuals from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease or ...

Medical research

Advanced sensor to unlock the secrets of the brain

Researchers have announced the development of a state-of-the-art sensor that can for the first time detect signalling molecules, called cytokines, which operate in the living brain. Cytokines in the brain are secreted by ...

Oncology & Cancer

New technique to aid bladder cancer diagnosis

A new and innovative automated computer technique has been developed by researchers that is able to significantly aid in the diagnosis of bladder cancer.