Finding Cures For Cancer


Canthera Discovery is an oncology-focused small molecule drug discovery and development organisation, bringing together leading researchers and organisations from industry and academia to find cures for cancer. 

Our Story
Canthera Discovery is a highly successful cancer research organisation that evolved from the Cancer Therapeutics CRC which was founded in 2007.
Our capabilities
Our research and development platform spans the full range of technologies required to discover small molecules and develop them to clinical candidates.
Our Projects
Our continuous pipeline of projects draws on our expansive suite of biotech capabilities and expertise to advance promising early drug discoveries.
Work with us
We welcome new partners – both from industry and research – to join our world-class collaboration. Together, we can help advance your project.

Every new cancer drug starts with a great idea.

Canthera Discovery is converting these ideas into potential new medicines by ensuring that Australian research is translated into therapeutic outcomes for patients. 


Latest News

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events from Canthera Discovery.

09 Jan
Categories Announcements
It is with a deep sense of sadness and loss that we report the sudden and untimely passing of  Canthera Discovery Chair, Dr Peter Woodgate, over the Christmas period. The staff and Board of Directors...