SOURCE: Novogen

October 25, 2007 20:00 ET

Novogen Announces Collaboration Agreement to Bring Cosmetic Products to Market

NEW CANAAN, CT and SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - October 25, 2007) - Novogen Limited (NASDAQ: NVGN) announced today a collaboration agreement to develop new cosmetic applications. The finished products will be manufactured and distributed by a leading cosmetics company, worldwide.

The partnership matches Novogen's expertise in the identification, preparation, analysis and production of compounds with the expertise of a leading global beauty company.

Preliminary research shows that a number of Novogen's compounds have potential in various cosmetic applications. Novogen's patent position is an added benefit to the cosmetics industry at large.

Novogen retains full rights to wound care applications, treatment of burned tissue, hair growth treatments, prescription treatment of skin diseases or skin cancer, injectables of antidote formulations, or trans-dermal delivery of pharmaceutical formulations.

Christopher Naughton, CEO of Novogen, said, "We are proud to be part of the vision, research, and dedication of the cosmetics industry to skin care and look forward to a fruitful partnership."

About Novogen Limited

Novogen Limited (NASDAQ: NVGN) is an Australian biotechnology company which has patented isoflavone technology for the treatment and prevention of degenerative diseases and disorders. Over the past ten years, Novogen has conducted the largest and most comprehensive isoflavone clinical testing programs in the world. Novogen is involved in drug discovery and product development for disorders that are commonly associated with aging and coordinates an international clinical research and development program with external collaborators, hospitals and universities. For more information, visit

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