Search results for: chikungunya virus

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9 March 2022

Studies reveal new mechanisms of arthritis caused by mosquito-borne viruses 

Some successful rheumatoid arthritis therapies may help us better understand how to treat people with mosquito-borne viral diseases.

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17 January 2022

Arbovirus researcher appointed to WHO advisory group

Griffith University viral immunologist Professor Suresh Mahalingam has been appointed to a World Health Organization (WHO) advisory group tasked with combatting viruses like dengue and Zika.

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27 November 2020

Virus researcher recognised at Gold Coast Women in Business Awards

Dr Lara Herrero, research leader at Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics, has been honoured with the Creating Change Award at...

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2 September 2020

Griffith University joins Global Virus Network as Centre of Excellence

Griffith University has been named as a Global Virus Network Centre of Excellence, one of three in Australia.

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27 June 2019

Research Group leads fight against Zika and Ross River viruses

The threat of mosquito-borne outbreaks of emerging viruses will be tackled by the newly-established Research Group for Emerging Viruses, Inflammation and Therapeutics.

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29 August 2017

Drug breakthrough for mozzie virus outbreaks

Scientists have discovered a way that could help treat severe inflammation from an infectious mosquito-borne disease during outbreaks. A team...

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7 September 2016
Dr Lara Herrero

Ross River virus battle breakthrough

Research conducted by Griffith University and Melbourne-based company Paradigm Biopharmaceuticals Limited has uncovered a potential new therapeutic treatment in the global battle against mosquito-borne alphavirus infections, including the debilitating Ross River Virus and Chikungunya Virus.

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3 February 2016
Institute for Glycomics and the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery will explore the effects Zika virus has on neurological cells.

Here’s why we don’t have a vaccine for Zika (and other mosquito-borne viruses)

By Suresh Mahalingam, Principal Research Leader, Institute for Glycomics As Zika fear rises, especially in the wake of the World...

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23 February 2015

New approach to tackle alphavirus infections

Griffith University and an international team of researchers have moved a step closer to identifying a broad spectrum treatment for the dreaded arthritogenic alphavirus infections.

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27 October 2023
Test tubes in a tray

Key muscle protein may unlock the mystery of chronic mosquito-borne viral illness

Underlying evolutionary dynamics could play a key role in the replication and progress of the chikungunya virus, a mosquito-borne viral disease.

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