Bone Medical

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Bone Medical
Listed Public Company
Industry Biotechnology
Founded 2002
Headquarters Perth, Australia.
Area served
Key people

Dr. Roger New PhD (Research)

Leon Ivory (non-executive director)
Website Bone Limited

Bone Medical is a small Perth-based biopharmaceutical company aiming to develop medicines for bone and joint disease. Located in Technology Park (Bentley), Perth, it focuses on orally administered preparations for treatment of osteoporosis and arthritis.[1][2] Since July 2007, its non-executive independent director has been Prof. Peter Brooks.[3]


As of December 2012, the company was utilising technologies under licence from Proxima Concepts Ltd of Jersey, Channel Islands,[4] in two clinical-trial projects aimed at improving administration of hormone replacement.[1]:p.2

One explores use of oral calcitonin for treatment of bone disease including osteoporosis;[5] the other explores oral administration of parathyroid hormone, a controlling agent for the maintenance of normal calcium levels in the blood. Substitution of the latter for injected parathyroid hormone would potentially enhance accessibility and patient acceptance.[6]


  1. ^ a b ASX media release: Share Issue
  2. ^ "Bone Medical Limited (BNE)". Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  3. ^ Brooks, Peter: Brief Biography at Thomson Reuters
  4. ^ Notice of change of interests of substantial holder at ASX, 2 December 2012
  5. ^ Capsitonin™ at official website
  6. ^ CaPTHymone™ at official website