Benitec Limited Company Profile

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Benitec Ltd. is a leading international biotechnology company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Benitec was founded in 1997 to commercialize research from Queensland's Department of Primary Industries (DPI).

Benitec is one of the pioneers of RNA interference (RNAi) technology, which can be used to precisely destroy RNA viruses and silence the expression of defective genes. Benitec’s core patents provide key technologies to trigger RNAi in human cells and in live animals and are jointly owned with Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). Benitec holds exclusive worldwide rights for development and commercialization for all human applications.

The corporate goal of Benitec is to develop RNA interference (RNAi)-based therapeutics for serious diseases such as Hepatitis C Viral infection and AIDS caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Benitec’s RNA-based HIV therapeutic, co-developed with the City of Hope in Duarte, California, will enter Phase I clinical trials in 2006.


C/- Adsto InternationalAdsto House
401 New Canterbury Road
P.O. Box 20
Dulwich Hill
New South Wales
NSW 2203


Phone: 61 2 9560 1110
Fax: 61 2 9388 7313

News Articles [27 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

How Benitec’s ddRNAi technology can overcome the challenges of siRNA-based methods.

Georgina Kilfoil, Chief Clinical Officer of Benitec Biopharma, discusses Benitec’s unique gene-silencing technology.

How close are Benitec to a 'one dose' cure using ddRNAi therapeutics?

In February 2014, Benitec secured AUD31.5 million in funding from quality US healthcare institutional investors This funding enables Benitec to advance TT034 to the conclusion of phase II(b) clinical ...

Benitec: Peter French explains the potential of their gene silencing technology in lung cancer, hepatitis Band neuropathic pain.

In this episode of PharmaTelevision News Review, Fintatn Walton talks to Peter French, CEO of Benitec

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Scancell appoints Dr Cliff Holloway as CEO

He joins the immunotherapy firm from Benitec Biopharma

Benitec Advances OPMD Orphan Disease Program

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