Preventing Further Frog Extinctions And Initiating De-Extinctions
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Richard Mollard is the Chief Scientific Officer at PharmAust. Dr Richard Mollard received a PhD in 1996 from Monash University and an MBA in 2006 from Melbourne Business School in conjunction with the University of St Gallen, Switzerland. Dr Mollard has held scientific positions in France, the US and Australia working with: University Louis Pasteur/ IGBMC, Bristol Myers Squibb, University of Michigan, Eli Lilly & Co and Monash University. Dr Mollard has further previously consulted in business development and technical diligence for ASX listed companies such as Agenix Ltd, Immuron Ltd, PharmAust Ltd, and Regeneus Ltd as well as being founder, executive and consultant with biotech startup companies working in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore.

                       

Preventing Further Frog Extinctions And Initiating De-Extinctions

Since the 1960s, more than 200 amphibian species globally have become extinct, and the majority of these extinctions have occurred in the past 20 years. Rabb’s Fringe-limbed tree frog was recently added to this growing list when Toughie, the last of his kind, died in September 2016 at his adopted home in the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Georgia. Toughie, the Rabb’s Fringe-limbed tree frog who recently passed away at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens in Georgia, marking the...

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