Meningococcal vaccine may reduce gonorrhoea incidence

Griffith Health
A world-first trial for a promising gonorrhoea vaccine will be led by Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney. The $2.7 million study incorporates five Australian universities and three health districts and providers, and will test whether a meningococcal B vaccine protects against gonorrhoea in gay and bisexual men. “Gonorrhoea […]

Study to develop drugs for chronic mosquito-borne viral diseases

Griffith Enterprise
A new Griffith University study aims to develop drugs to treat alphavirus infection such as Ross River, Chikungunya, O’nyong’nyong and Mayaro viruses which cause debilitating and chronic arthritis. Led by Professor Suresh Mahalingam, head of the Research Group for Emerging Viruses, Inflammation and Therapeutics at Menzies Health Institute Queensland, the $905,080 National Health and Medical […]