HRH Duke of York visits Institute for Glycomics

His Royal Highness, The Duke of York KG has seen first hand the lifesaving and groundbreaking work Griffith University’s leading Institute for Glycomics is doing.

After unveiling a plaque at the neighbouring Gold Coast University Hospital, His Royal Highness met with Griffith University Vice Chancellor and President Professor Ian O’Connor AC as well as researchers and Institute Director Professor Mark von Itzstein to learn about breakthroughs in its malaria and cancer work.

His Royal Highness has been touring Commonwealth Games venues and educational facilities on the Gold Coast during a short royal tour.

HRH Duke of York Speaks to Professor Michael Good

Meeting Professor Michael Good and researchers Aloysious Ssemaganda and Danielle Stanisic, His Royal Highness toured the lab where scientists are developing a vaccine for malaria they hope will one day rid the world of the devastating disease.