Search results for: pneumonia

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29 September 2022

Hope is on the horizon for children suffering from pneumonia

A drug normally used to prevent tissue rejection following organ transplants could be repurposed to help treat human metapneumovirus (HMPV) infection in children.

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12 November 2014

Griffith receives funding boost for World Pneumonia Day

Griffith University’s bid to fight the childhood killer pneumonia has received a significant boost following the award of a $304,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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11 November 2013

Griffith joins the fight against pneumonia

Advancing the fight against pneumonia is the focus of a new online scholarly journal launched by Griffith University ePress.

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19 December 2023
Professor Michael Jennings, Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics

Funding to find repurposed drugs to fight bacterial infections

Griffith University will use a $2.95 million NHMRC grant to take a unique focus on targeting sugar interactions to prevent...

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21 December 2022

Vale: In memory of Professor Emeritus Allan Cripps AO

Griffith pays tribute to distinguished leader in immunology, academia and research.

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28 October 2022

New research suggests nose picking could increase risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia

Griffith University researchers have demonstrated that a bacteria can travel through the olfactory nerve in the nose and into the brain in mice, where it creates markers that are a tell-tale sign of Alzheimer’s disease.

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25 October 2022
Nose picking

Why picking your nose is dangerous

Picking your nose and plucking the hairs from your nose are not good ideas, particularly if you don’t want to get diseases like Alzheimer’s . A growing body of evidence shows that damaging the lining of your nose gives bacteria and viruses a clear pathway to the brain, where they create some of the pathologies of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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18 February 2022
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19 January 2022

Developing new antibiotics to treat drug resistant infections

Institute for Glycomics researchers awarded $1.1 million from NHMRC to develop new antibiotics for drug resistant gonorrhoea.

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20 April 2021
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